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Could the engine malfunction reduced power message depends

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Could the engine malfunction reduced power message depends on low fuel level?
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: It ran normally, when I pushed on the accelerator it have me the message follow by the duke reserve warning
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: Sorry fuel
JA: What year is your BMW?
Customer: 2008 535 ix
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing it just happened for the first time
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No, thanks
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: BMW
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
Expert:  Steve replied 2 months ago.
Hello and welcome,
My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to assist you today.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Hi Steve
Have you had the chance to read the issue reported?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
About the engine issue
Expert:  Steve replied 2 months ago.
I offered a phone call for an extra $5 per your request
Expert:  Steve replied 2 months ago.
Did you want a text answer instead?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Expert:  Steve replied 2 months ago.
The answer is that low fuel cannot cause the warning. The warning is caused by some sort of fault which prevents proper engine function. The warning is generic so the faults need to be scanned from the car to determine the underlying cause. Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.