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Engine Warning light,,,yellow engine...

Engine Warning light,,,yellow engine outline...book says "MIP"...runs rough on restart...Switched out gas filler cap...sometimes after fill up the light goes out....new cap not a fix...vacuum leak?

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Yellow engine block outline...book says MIP fault...2008 535!

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '08 BMW?

I thought I typed 535I...w/70K on the clock...complete tune up including O2 sensors etc 1000 miles ago

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 535i yourself? What have you tried so far?

Complete tune up as mentioned and new gas filler cap

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Yes...how soon before I have to replace my CAT?

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BMW Mechanic: peterpete190, Auto Technician replied 11 months ago
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Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

The CAT can last over 150,000 miles in most all cases as long as the engine is running properly.

Did you have the fault codes checked at all?

Let me know,thanks Pete

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