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Old 02-08-2004, 11:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys,

Need some more advice. 2001 740il, 84000 miles on it, "Service Engine Soon" light came on. I have already replaced plugs, Oil change, brakes pads, and all filters withing the last 5000 miles.
Anyone no what and how to read the lights to find out if I need additional service and/or how to turn light off???
Thanks for any advice or help
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84k miles on 740, check engine light.... hmm. typical reasons: crankcase vent valve, vacuum hose leak, intake gaskets leaking, intake boots off/ not secure, catalytic converters, 02 sensor(s), leaking valve cover gaskets. Also, make sure your gas cap is tight and on correctly, can't tell you how many times that has stumped folks.
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