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Old 09-30-2012, 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Fudman View Post
The best DIY instructions for VC replacement are BB's reference #3 above
You know better than I so I switched the order so that #3 above is #1 in the latest post on the bestlinks. This saves clicks for users. Thanks.

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Originally Posted by Fudman View Post
hopefully the tests (which BTW are not conclusive) indicate
I agree. My tests were inconsistent with the evidence (so I need to re-run them myself).

To the OP: Also check that your dipstick isn't wholly clogged as mine was:
- How to test, clean, & redesign the original BMW dipstick guide tube to prevent CCV vent clogs (1)
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