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Old 10-23-2016, 02:22 PM
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Engine light on and off

This morning, yellow engine light was on for my 2009 X5 3.0i. No problem while I was driving. Then I stopped by Firestone, I found the light is off...the guy read the code, sounds like air filter or something and I'm not sure (he didn't explain but directly ask me to spend $100 for a detailed diagnostics)

I did fill the gas last night, might not be the fuel cap...I'm planning to drive a long trip soon, any suggestions? Thanks!

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Old 10-23-2016, 03:46 PM
ard ard is online now
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'any suggestions'?

yes, next time demand they tell you what specific code number was read; write it down; pay attention to what they tell you- if it is important to you...

and/or get your own BMW code reader- carly app on the phone and a dongle, etc.

did the firestone guy reset the codes? do you even know??

at this point, drive it until it comes back....
Keep it as simple as possible...but no simpler.
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