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I just bought a 2007 BMW X3 with 114k miles and it has run…

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I just bought a...

I just bought a 2007 BMW X3 with 114k miles and it has run great up until last night I started it and noticed the idle was kind of rough and shortly thereafter service engine soon light came on.

Mechanic's Assistant: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a BMW. The BMW Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.

I havent driven it since yesterday and have not done any investigating yet.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?

Yes. This is my 1st BMW but I've worked on Acura, Honda, Nissan, Infinity, etc.

Mechanic's Assistant: Great! What have you tried so far?

I have not tried anything yet.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is there anything else the BMW Mechanic should be aware of about your BMW?

No. It seems to be a great vehicle.

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: BMW
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BMW Mechanic: Kenny, BMW Technician replied 2 years ago
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Have you read out the faults yet?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No. I have not done anything yet.
BMW Mechanic: Kenny, BMW Technician replied 2 years ago

Sounds like a misfire, Ignition coils are common failure on your vehicle. But to be sure you will need to read out the fault memory.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok. I will take it to Auto zone to have it coded.
BMW Mechanic: Kenny, BMW Technician replied 2 years ago

Great idea, Let me know what the faults are.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok how can I get that info to you tommorrow?
BMW Mechanic: Kenny, BMW Technician replied 2 years ago

Yes, I will be here

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok will do.
BMW Mechanic: Kenny, BMW Technician replied 2 years ago

ok

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BMW Mechanic: Kenny, BMW Technician replied 2 years ago

ok

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