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Unread 01-14-2012, 09:41 PM   #1

Name: bmwbroke
Title: United Newb
Status: Offline
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: sonoma county
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Your Ride: 97 540i
Unhappy starts but wont idle or run help

E39 97 540i car ran real rough when i limped it in, smoked ran really rich. then wouldn't start. I since have tested coils and boots with ohm meter they test ok. i read the codes got various cylinder missfire codes, maf code, coolant temp sensor code, evap circuit code, and cam sensor code. So the parts war began. In this order I replaced Cam sensor, coolant temp sensor,hoses going to ccv, intake manifold gaskets (all of them), the icv, throttle position sensor, cleaned the plugs. So now the car starts but wont idle dies right away still smell gas so still rich. what next
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