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2003 bmw 325 i - started but sounded bad, ck engine light came on

When I backed it up and you could smell fuel. Car did, I got it restarted, but parked it in the drive way and turned it off. Fuel smell is really strong - does this sound like a fuel pump issue or something else.

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  • caliceao Jan 10, 2009

    I had my local part store check my 2002 beemer for the same fuel smell, they said the car had a misfire. but did not tell me where.



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Try changing the O2 sensors, bank 1 and bank 2.

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