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Old 06-23-2009, 02:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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could someone tell me exactly what a engine emission control valve is as a warning light has appeared on the dash, e39 530i.
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You havent got one, its all controlled via the ECU and sensors, what light you got on???
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just going by what manual says it is
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just going by what manual says it is
Take a picture of your dash and circle which light is on.
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Sounds like a catalitic convertor clogging.
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the warning light hasn't appeared again but will get the car checked out. it has just passed its M.O.T with flying colours , it's going in for a service in the next week or two , my local beemer specialist is absolutely brilliant so will get them to give it a check over
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