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Old 11-29-2012, 06:49 AM
sharkyclark sharkyclark is offline
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Mein Auto: BMW 645ci
Hi All,

To give you an update, the car is booked in next week to a specialist, so we'll see what is up.

The rough idle / rough running is so bad now, that even turning the car off / on again doesn't help as much as it used to. Oddly when it is running up to 60mph after engine restart it is generally smooth, but between 60-80mph very rough, and then 80+mph smooth again.

There is also a serious oil leak that needs fixing that will probably require engine removal.

The specialist said they may be related but who knows until he has had a look.

One thing is for sure, if I am going to keep this baby, I better learn how to do more myself, otherwise it will bankrupt me.


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