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I HAVE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT CAME ON MINE 03 745LI, SAY EMISSIONS-RELATED FAULT CAR COMPUTER SCREEN, I HAVE CODE P2187 BANK-1, P2189 BANK-2. ANY ONE HAVE THIS PROBLEM BEFORE, ANY HELP PLEASE, HOW TOO FIX THIS STUFF, OH FROM WHERE THIS PROBLEM ITS COMING FROM.:thumbup:
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I have the 02 745i and the same thing happened to me. The dealer said it was the valve check in the secondary air system. Cost $950. and it cost me $115 for him to tell me that. I called a repair shop that specializes in exotic cars and they quoted me the same work for less than half of what BMW quoted me.
 

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same thing happened to me in jan, check engine light with emissions related fault in idrive display... dealer said it was a temp sensor that had frozen... they replaced the sensor, and flushed the cooling system and filled with new fluid... didnt pay a dime =)
 

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I HAVE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT CAME ON MINE 03 745LI, SAY EMISSIONS-RELATED FAULT CAR COMPUTER SCREEN, I HAVE CODE P2187 BANK-1, P2189 BANK-2. ANY ONE HAVE THIS PROBLEM BEFORE, ANY HELP PLEASE, HOW TOO FIX THIS STUFF, OH FROM WHERE THIS PROBLEM ITS COMING FROM.:thumbup:
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Could you let me know what happened. I, too have the same P2187 and P 2189 codes.
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I have the 02 745i and the same thing happened to me. The dealer said it was the valve check in the secondary air system. Cost $950. and it cost me $115 for him to tell me that. I called a repair shop that specializes in exotic cars and they quoted me the same work for less than half of what BMW quoted me.
Hi, did you have codes 2187 and 2189, and which shop quoted you. I am in Houston and also have my SES light on with these two codes

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Hi, did you have codes 2187 and 2189, and which shop quoted you. I am in Houston and also have my SES light on with these two codes

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Darius
Have you tried bavarian auto works?

Bavarian Auto Service
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6335 Skyline Dr
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 266-5694
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my service engine soon light came on yesterday and i checked it out on the obdII today. its the secondary air system (Bank 2), is this a big or minor problem?
 

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my service engine soon light came on yesterday and i checked it out on the obdII today. its the secondary air system (Bank 2), is this a big or minor problem?
You could have a cracked air intake hose, I got the same exact code on my X5 and the dealer told me it was the o2 sensor I did a little poking around on my own and found a crack in the air intake right before the MAS which was causing the error. 14.00 hose on pelicanparts and it was gone!
 

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i just recently put on a K&N air filter, could there be a possibility that i didn't close the box right and thats causing it?
thanks for the reply
 

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How do you guys get the codes when the check engine light is on. Mine just popped up and in the Idrive is says emmisions fault but i am not sure how to tell what the problem is.
 

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Have to have an OBD reader

If you have a bimmer

They are under 100 bucks and it saves you time.

Also, anyone out of warranty, if car is running OK and you have a light, reset it at least once and see if it comes back. Sometimes , I have had a light and a certain code and it has never come back
 

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Yes, takes two secs

I'm not suggesting that you reset every code every time

Then monitor the codes for a few weeks. The reader will show them still pending until the car has gone long enough without a fault and then it will show everything OK.
 

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If you have a bimmer

They are under 100 bucks and it saves you time.

Also, anyone out of warranty, if car is running OK and you have a light, reset it at least once and see if it comes back. Sometimes , I have had a light and a certain code and it has never come back
what ODBII readers do you recommend?
 

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go to a store like advance auto parts, they should have the OBDII for use free of charge. i just reset my engine light today, i hope it doesn't come back on. ill let you guys know
 

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my service engine soon light came on yesterday and i checked it out on the obdII today. its the secondary air system (Bank 2), is this a big or minor problem?
Did you ever find out the issue with your code? Mine popped up this morning with the same thing. it has happened before and I took it to my indy shop and they said they couldn't find anything. This is the second episode...
 

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I STILL have this emissions -related fault it used to come and go and now it been there and not going away . i took it to autzone and it was something with bank1 or something i guess the car is telling me to get ready to go to the bank for money to fix her . lol
 

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Hi. Did you ever figure out what the root of the problem is? I had the same error codes and paid 1015 to have the secondary air pump and relay replaced... After 100 miles, the light has come back on and I don't know what else it could be. Don't want to go back to the dealer to pony up more money if I can check for a minor problem. Thanks.
 

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Check for a cracked air hose as was said earlier then check your banks 1 & 2 because they will cause that error as well.
 

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would these emissions. codes 2187 and 2189 cause a misfire when the car is under a load? when in park the car revs fine but under a load with these codes on I hear wat sounds like it could b a misfire or dieseling please if ne body knows wats going on helpme

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