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Old 01-14-2013, 05:49 AM
dario pinet dario pinet is offline
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Mein Auto: bmw 750il 1998
750il 1998 code1270

Hello,i got this wonderful car a week ago,check engine is on with code po1270 control modulo ,try to find this problem,realy apreciate any tips to fix that,thanks guys.
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:48 PM
noodlesandsam noodlesandsam is offline
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Mein Auto: 00 750iL, 99 540iT, 05 MC
It's telling you that the MAF's are out of sync. How many miles do you have?
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:50 PM
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thanks,185k ,i decided send to bmw dealer to day and they found leaking for the intake manifost need need gasket , im going to check this gasket very priced ,so if still good probably put some sylicone im reused again ,probably this codes is going to help a lot bimers, bmw dealer said 90% is leaking for the intake gaskets with code po1270, po173.
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Old 01-31-2013, 05:55 PM
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Never reuse gaskets!

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Old 02-02-2013, 02:53 PM
dario pinet dario pinet is offline
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thanks again, well my intention was removed the old gasket, and under the wires located in the top there a couple plastic pipes and one a this was broken in half, replaced that and my engine start realy smooth now, after check in the freeway bad again same code came back po12170, po170 , po173, im still thinking in the dme bad , . so bmw dealer told me need replace intake gasket about $2700 with labor included, what about the mistake for this guys i did that in one hour and cost me $7 just in little hose and clamp,but still my original problem,thanks again.
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