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Old 02-24-2013, 10:49 PM
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Originally Posted by jholt View Post
Does anyone believe that this dipstick tube issue could cause a slightly irregular idle at start-up for 10-15 secs, and some white exhaust on acceleration for a few minutes and then all is normal.
I do not know - so we'll have to wait for someone else to report whether that's possible.

In the meantime, this note from Gary is hopeful:
> E39 (1997 - 2003) > Gary's updated CCV thread

Originally Posted by gary@germanautosolutions View Post
The kit is going to include a new redesigned dipstick tube.

Please read the suggested threads, where the best always add value to those threads, either by pictures or by descriptions, so the next person with the same problem stands on your shoulders.
See also: E39 Bestlinks & How to easily find what you need
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