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I'm getting a code, P115c, That's the code, 2007 mini s, Yes

Customer Question

I'm getting a code
JA: Have you scanned the code? Have you tried to reset it?
Customer: P115c
JA: Huh?
Customer: That's the code
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 2007 mini cooper s
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes I replaced the maf cleared the code but it returned
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: When the car is idling it sometimes has a slight interruption
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: BMW
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Also the fumes coming from the exhaust smells funny like maybe the fuel to air ratio isn't mixing correctly
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
But the car drives
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
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Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 4 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

This code sets when the mass airflow sensor's signal is implausible for the given engine conditions. In comparison to RPM, throttle angle, load, etc, the mass airflow reading is either too high or low. This could be a sensor issue, a leak after the sensor, or possibly a wiring problem.

Was the same code setting both before and after the sensor was replaced?
Where did the sensor come from?

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