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Check engine light stays on

When I bought the car which is a 1998 750 BMW the engine light wasn't on. Put gas in the car and the engine light hasn't went off. It rides very smooth, no problems other than check engine light stays on. have noticed very little Idleing up every now and then. oil change done, light still on.

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  • mikeviv Jul 28, 2008

    Thank you for responding quickly. How do I get the light to go off.



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Make sure the gas cap is there and is fully tightened (it will click), a loss or missing cap will turn the check eng light on.

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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    yadayada Jul 28, 2008

    You may be able to disconnect the battery for 5 minutes to turn if off, but the best way is to go a repair shop and have them clear the code electronically. Was the Gas cap loose?

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