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E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013)
The E63/E64 BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 02-04-2013, 11:30 AM
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Is there a tester I can buy to check myself.
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:54 PM
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You can get one for $40 on amazon. Link for a Schumacher BT-100.

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Old 02-04-2013, 07:02 PM
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Thanks for the info Yorgi. One more thing, when I start my car in morning it's fine but after it warms up when it's at an idle stage it surges up and down, not a whole lot but enough for driver to notice. Any ideas?
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The uneven idle could be many things. Most likely a vacuum leak or the CCV valves. Could also be coils, spark plugs, carbon buildup, cam sensors, etc....
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