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Old 10-17-2010, 10:14 PM   #1
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ignition coil replacement diy?

so i just got the whole SES car shaking shabang and, after a few minutes of unplugging and replugging plugs a friend and i decided the issue was a bad ignition coil on my first cylinder
i've searched the forum but couldnt come across a diy for ignition coil replacement-does anyone have any experience? i really appreciate the help, thanks folks
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Old 10-17-2010, 10:24 PM   #2
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Take off the plastic engine cover with the M logo and they'll be right under there. Very easy DIY.
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Old 10-17-2010, 10:35 PM   #3
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my bad i meant after actually getting in there-i havent ordered the replacements yet i suppose its just a quick pop out pop in sort of thing then?
not that knowledgeable yet haha
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Old 10-18-2010, 02:13 PM   #4
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this works, in case anyone was looking
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=149523
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this works, in case anyone was looking
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=149523
That is a good DIY write up.
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