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Old 09-12-2016, 07:31 PM   #1
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Vacuum Leak?

Hey yall. So I was driving the other day and noticed my SES come on. Everything seemed to be running fine, but when I stopped to check it out I noticed a pretty good hissing sound from the driver side. My guess is that it's a vacuum leak, but I'm back at college and don't have my code reader or tools with me. Any ideas on what's going on would be great, as I am going to take it into a shop close to school and don't want to get ripped off like all the other college customers. Thanks!

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Old 09-12-2016, 07:35 PM   #2
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It'd probably be cheaper to buy some tools to tear into there and see what's going on.
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OBDFusion App and interface is under $30. Search Amazon for VeePeak interfaces, Android requires Bluetooth, iProducts requires Wifi.

Vacuum leak sound is normal for these BMW I6 engines.

Was is the EML light or the SES/CEL/MIL light that came on, they are very different. EML is for Electronic Throttle Control. Lower codes code readers do not usually read much for EML related problems, but you can still figure out more about what is going in with OBDFusion.
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OBDFusion App and interface is under $30. Search Amazon for VeePeak interfaces, Android requires Bluetooth, iProducts requires Wifi.

Vacuum leak sound is normal for these BMW I6 engines.

Was is the EML light or the SES/CEL/MIL light that came on, they are very different. EML is for Electronic Throttle Control. Lower codes code readers do not usually read much for EML related problems, but you can still figure out more about what is going in with OBDFusion.
Sorry, its the SES light. I was reading other threads and got mixed up. I'll fix the op
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