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7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)

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Old 05-18-2013, 06:25 PM
jerry740il jerry740il is offline
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Mein Auto: 740il,97
he just shuts off...... :dunno:

whats wrong with my 97 740 il, it runs great untill i come to a red ligth that is. It just shuts off ,it putters for a bit iddles down and shuts off but starts up rite away ,sometimes the check engine light stays on after i turn it bk on and sometimes it doesnt come on at all. Any clues out their on what the issue might be?
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Old 05-18-2013, 06:56 PM
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MAF can cause this. Have your codes pulled. They will be stored even if the light goes off.
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:02 PM
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Maf??
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:08 PM
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Mass air flow sensor. Check e38.org for info. I am on iPhone and too slow to get into details.
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:10 PM
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Cool thanks
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