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Old 09-04-2012, 08:07 PM
brandoncharles brandoncharles is offline
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Mein Auto: 2001 bmw 740il
Question 01 740iL - problems i need help

Im new to the site from northern california. i want to start out by saying hello to all and thank you for having me. Ok now to my problems i have a 2001 740il with 140k miles on it ran beautiful until last week when i got a flashing engine light and it stalled on me i pulled the codes and got a camshaft sensor bank 1 and multiple cylinder misfire bought brand new plugs,coils,and camshaft sensors bank 1 and 2. now cylinder 1 and 8 arent getting any spark at all swapped over plugs and coils and same thing no spark in 1 and 8 what gives can anybody help me out
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:37 AM
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Did the old spark wires have those coil / sensor units on them? The car needs them and I believe you could put them in the wrong place. If you have coil packs over each plug - disregard this reply.
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