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Da80
10-22-2009, 12:21 PM
Hi guys, last week i replaced the air filter of my 525i, after that i've noticed that it takes longer(sometimes a lot) to start the car :dunno: any ideas? what should i do to keep it normal?
Thanks!

CarDriver
10-22-2009, 07:50 PM
Switch to a FRAM or stock (OEM) air filter.

Da80
10-23-2009, 04:23 AM
I used the same brand it had before (MANN) and before the starting was good...

CarDriver
10-23-2009, 06:58 AM
Then you need to look on top and side of you engine and check to see if you inadvertantly pulled a vacuum line. That has happened to me before.

Da80
10-23-2009, 07:54 AM
Haven't thought of that! thanks CarDriver!