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Q: Powertrain warning appeared on my Ford Mondeo.

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I have driven from Birmingham to Torquay today on business. Powertrain spanner warning appeared on dashboard tonight, need to get home tomorrow. Is the car safe to drive that distance, car driving OK at present

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