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Starting my 2008 BMW 328i it immediately stalled. I tried starting it again and this time it stayed running. Then the service light came on. Could this because my small vacuum leak or a dirty sensor?

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I would disconnect battery for 20 min, refit negative lead and start vehicle. see if MIL light comes on. If not, carry on.
If light is still on then take your car to be scanned by someone who knows what they are doing. Please dont just guess, it will cost you a fortune and you will get very frustrated. It may well be a simple glitch that can be cleared.

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Your sensor is going bad or you have to change your oil.

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it may be your fuel pump not working properly also check your fuel pump relay

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Same problem with my 2005 300c. It's happened five times to me, including stalling on the expressway. I looked at the posts. Too many differing views - without a real solution. Talk to three Chrysler mechanics and got three different "solutions." As much as I love this car (bought new June 2004), I'm ready to get rid of it and get a BMW or a Benz.

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SOURCE: Just replaced my front disc brakes & sensors on my 2008 328i BMW

That warning light is only supposed to come on when they touch metal, and when you take it away from the metal, it is supposed to shut off. You might have to pull a lead off the battery to get it to reset. Check the sensors, make sure the tips are not touching anything. Then do the battery thing.. Hope this helps.

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