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Bmw 3 series 318ti 2002 exhaust emission valves deteriated how much to repair

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  • ptbptb Jan 04, 2009

    i have a bmw 318 and my engine light has just came on when i checked the owner hand book it reads exhaust emission values have deteriorated.

    how much to fix and where ?

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