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Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
Talk about driveline improvements, NA tuning and DME tuning your E46 BMW here. This includes diffs, intakes, exhausts, chips, software and OBD tuning.

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Old 02-24-2017, 04:03 AM   #1
Nexjan
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Multiple cylinder misfires

Hey how's everyone doing today,
I have an issue that i just dont know who to turn to anymore to resolve this problem, i have a 99 bmw 328i, 175k miles runs and drives but ive been in a bit a pickle lately with my baby, when i press the gas pedal she doesnt seem to respond to how much gas im giving it and lags its way up on the meter until it clicks and it just takes offf, it also shuts off often when i make stops (like at a red light) there are mutiple cylinder misfires so decided to change all 6 coil packs and all 6 spark plugs and that didnt seem to change anything, i also changed the timing belt and no better results.... is there anything else that could be causing this misfires?

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Old 02-27-2017, 01:17 AM   #2
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look for vac leaks around valve cover gaskets, especially the gaskets around the plugs, they could let air in or leak a little oil, causing a misfire,
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