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Old 01-11-2005, 12:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Never got a manual for my car, so I am learning as I go.

Today I learned that if you put gas in your BMW while it's running you will get a Check Engine Light (never a problem with my last car). After taking it to the dealer he expplained this to me and reset the OBD for me (free this time, 1/2 hour labor charge next time).

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Old 01-11-2005, 12:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You can't unscrew your gascap while the engine is running...i think because it affects the vacuum.....it reads as an air leak....
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Old 01-11-2005, 01:11 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I thought everyone knew not to put gas in the car while the car is running? In some gas stations, you can get in trouble for leaving the car on while pumping gas.
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Yes, turning your car off to pump gas in it is actually common sense, no need for a manual to tell you that
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Old 01-11-2005, 01:57 PM   #5 (permalink)
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all the gas station's around me, have "TURN ENGINE OFF" signs all over the place@!
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Old 01-11-2005, 02:04 PM   #6 (permalink)
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hahahaha even my mom laughed when she read taht

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does your mom sit next to you when on bmw forums?
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Hey now....leave him alone....I bet she was only picking out what he should wear for the day....
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haha yeah you are both funny... no i was looking for her car, and i was showing her pics and i checked this and we both laughed really hard, anyone who would put gas in their car while its running haha. and your funny RIBEMR26...

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haha yeah you are both funny... no i was looking for her car, and i was showing her pics and i checked this and we both laughed really hard, anyone who would put gas in their car while its running haha. and your funny RIBEMR26...

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yer just the other day i found out about the gas cap holder
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lol, talking about my mom, I wish my mom would let em put her rims on my car, lol
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Common sense, common my 12yo brother wouldnt be that stupid
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EAAAAAASSSSSY bro, the dude was just sharing his experience....
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