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Old 01-21-2013, 11:37 AM
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From what I read a vacuum leak is one of the more common issue with BMWs. When the "service engine soon' light came on. The dealer wanted to do a "smoke test" at $150 to find the problem and SA said the cost will apply to any repairs. I had that issue according to the "service engine soon" report, but it went away and the dealer never did the test. The very infrequent idle surge went away and never returned.

Edit: Now the SES lamp came back on, but I have not felt any idle surge during stops, yet.
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