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Old 05-04-2011, 12:15 AM
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Originally Posted by linf94112 View Post
Not only is this info helpful for E39s, this is what Im goin to check off through for an E46
Along that vein, I noticed in the E46 forums today a 'rough idle' thread.
- E46 (1999 - 2006) > rough idle at stops

Since I'm not sure whether 'rough idle' equates to 'misfire' in people's minds (it does in mine), I was hesitant to point the user to this thread.

May I ask the general community this question:
Q: Is a BMW E39 "rough idle" the same or different than a "misfire"?

If so, how?
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