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BMW 2001 X5 stalls out

The vehecle starts can drive for a few min, then stalls out, after a few min will start again then stalls out again

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  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2009

    Yes the check engine came on. However when I got home last nightI took
    the car for a drive to see if the problem would occuragain. The car
    responded properly. No hesitation,excellentacceleration,the idol was
    fine. Please respond if you thinkyou know what may of happened. Thank

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2009

    argh...mine just started doing that.

  • Rob
    Rob May 11, 2010

    Is there a check engine light coming on?


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Hello there

You MAF sensor (Mass Air Flow) is dirty and most likely on its way out. The next time this happens just unhook the connector and you should be able to drive the car in safe mode.

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