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Help!!!! that light, check engine soon" light came on yesterday. Is it safe to drive? Thank you
 

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Generally no. It can be and usually is something smal but I'd NEVER take that chance with my car. Definately time to call the dealer ASAP. If you call BMW Roadsite assistance they'll tow u to the dealer free of charge(I'm assuming u're still under warranty).
 

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CYBER PETE said:
Read the manual. Do a search. Read the e46fanatics FAQ.
Already read manual, already search, already read faq. They don't give much info. The faq only tells me to tighten gas cap, the manual also tells me to do so.
 

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Is the car acting strange in any way? Did you make any mods recently (CAI or something). If u're under warranty and the dealer isn't a hike u might as well send it in.
 

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Keeferno said:
Is the car acting strange in any way? Did you make any mods recently (CAI or something). If u're under warranty and the dealer isn't a hike u might as well send it in.
I am gonna bring it to the dealer, but the question is whether I drive it there or must it be towed. The car is operating smoothly. It came on last night WHILE I was driving. No mods recently.
 

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Call the dealer and see what they think and make sure u get the name of whoever makes the suggestion because then it's their ass. Towing costs u nothing so it's no biggy if u go that route.
 

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Keeferno said:
Call the dealer and see what they think and make sure u get the name of whoever makes the suggestion because then it's their ass. Towing costs u nothing so it's no biggy if u go that route.
Yeah I'm gonna call them tomorrow. Damn I was supposed to drive to the J&J meet today. Oh well at least it came on before I go. Thanx anyways
 

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its ok, check you gas cap see if it is loose
 

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bro my car did it too, the dealer said nothing to wurry about, just drive it around the block a couple of times and when you go home after that you will see when you turn on the car the light will be off
 

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mikeybm said:
bro my car did it too, the dealer said nothing to wurry about, just drive it around the block a couple of times and when you go home after that you will see when you turn on the car the light will be off
ok I'm gonna try that soon. So was is because of your gas cap?
 

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one time it was, and the other times it was just the car
 

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bmw couldent find anything wrong with the car just said run it for 10/15 mins and everything will be ok
 

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mikeybm said:
bmw couldent find anything wrong with the car just said run it for 10/15 mins and everything will be ok
hmnnnn thanx for the input. Surely gonna try it soon.
 

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ok bro good luck
 
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