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Old 07-04-2019, 04:46 PM
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Hello all my name is Chris, just got a 07 E83 3.0si, already had the pleasure of having to replace the reverse shift selector and starte. Now on to figuring out after those I am getting a SES light for misgirenon 4 5 & 6.
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Old 07-04-2019, 07:56 PM
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I moved your post to the E83 forum so you can get model-specific help.
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Old 07-05-2019, 08:50 PM
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Three things...
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2Do you have and use BMW scanner?
3How many miles on car?

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Old 07-05-2019, 09:10 PM
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Old 07-05-2019, 09:51 PM
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Old 07-06-2019, 07:41 AM
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Welcome!

This is by far the most informative X3 forum on the internet I've come across...BY FAR!!!

Pull up a chair and get your read on.

Try swapping your coils around and see if the misfire codes change location
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Old 07-06-2019, 07:49 AM
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Welcome!

This is by far the most informative X3 forum on the internet I've come across...BY FAR!!!

Very true...
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Old 07-08-2019, 06:19 AM
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As implied above, plan on buying a BMW scanner.

At 150K, I would plan on replacing the plugs and or coils if you are getting mis-fires, unless you know they were done recently.
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Old 07-12-2019, 09:15 PM
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What is a decent but not too expensive scan tool to purchase?

I would presume that they have not been done as the starter was still the OE as well as a few other parts I would have expected to be replaced.
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Old 07-12-2019, 09:18 PM
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Old 07-12-2019, 09:36 PM
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Easy and cheap code reader is Creator 110 or 310. Around $60. More convenient than ISTA, which is free.

With regards to a 150k mile BMW, I'll offer this advice: fix problems you have, not ones you don't. It's easy to fall down the rabbit hole.
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Old 07-16-2019, 10:20 AM
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I bought a C310 and garbaged it, then bought an AUTEL 519, reasonable price and a gem.
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