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Old 03-28-2013, 08:16 AM
Kevin Halbleib Kevin Halbleib is offline
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Mein Auto: 740il
1998 740IL Dies all of the sudden at start

My 1998 740IL on occasion will just die after an initial start.

I will try and start a second time and even if I rev. it up, it will die again.

If I try and start a 3rd time it will start and stay started.

This happens from time to time. Not all the time.
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Old 04-19-2013, 12:49 PM
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Mein Auto: E23;E32;E34;E38;R50;R55
When I had similar it was a failing CPS.
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E23 735i; E32 735iL; E34 535i; 2 X E38 735iL (Oxford Green and Alpine White); R50 Cooper; R55 Cooper Clubman. E38 Parts Car
E21 318i; E30 318i; E32 735iL; E34 535i; E38 730iL; E53 4.4i
I've just changed my wiper blades and now my reverse lights don't work. Should I change my fuel pump relay?
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