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Old 10-28-2009, 04:58 PM
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Start up lights?

I am intrested in buying a 2004 X3 used and the guy selling it sent me a picture of the dash and it had a Check engine light and EML light.. What do these lights mean? Are they normal to come on just for start up?

Should I be concerned?
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Old 10-28-2009, 05:01 PM
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That set of lights looks normal and they remain lit until the engine has been started (The engine is off; tach = 0). All lights should extinguish once the engine is started, except the seat belt (duh).
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Old 10-28-2009, 05:52 PM
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ask him to send a pick with the engine running to make sure there are no lights on
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Old 10-28-2009, 10:00 PM
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+1 and then add a couple more +1's.
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:27 AM
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Originally Posted by rock'n r View Post
+1 and then add a couple more +1's.
+1, +1 :d
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