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2006 bwm 525xi Long crank and rough idle on cold starts.. now wont start

I change spark plugs , battery ,gave me a code 2A38

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SOURCE: Starts fine when cold, after running dies on idle then wont start

Sounds like the fuel filter is dirty and needing to be changed. It's cheap and easy to swap out.

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SOURCE: 2000 cherokee sport 4.0 hard cold starts and rough idle

Did you try changing the air breather for the motor?You need three things inorder for the engine to run well. Air,fuel,and spark.since you had a tune up and fuel flushed.I can only think of two things.First I never heard of flushing a fuel filter,you change it ( not flush it ) change your fuel filter,eliminate the guess work.And change your breather.

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SOURCE: crank no start ,got fuel got spark, when trying to

You pinched the fuel line????
If you crank for too long to start the car, the engine will "flood", this is why the plug was wet. It had too much gas and wouldn't start.
Pull out ALL plugs and dry them off.
Install them.
HOLD your gas pedal to the floor and crank.
This will stop gas from entering the engine.
you need to get that extra gas out beofre it will start.
If you have so much gas in there you can do damage to your engine!!
Now after a few crnaking attempts with your foot to the floor, take your foot of the gas pedal and try to start it again.
But remember if it doesn't start in 3 tries, you need to do the pedal to the floor once or twice to remove the excess gas.
When you crank the car to start it sprays gas into the engine, even if it won't start. So it very easy to "flood" the engine, and then you'll have a hard time to get it going!

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