engine cutting out

Asked by Mar 11, 2009 at 12:06 AM about the 1999 BMW 3 Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

engine cutting out on start up and replace all six coil pac and still doing the same problem !! Can you suggest on this fault.

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is it starting or just cranks and doesnt start? or does it start and run then stalls or dies?who told you to do the coils?just unlikely that all 6 would be bad and wasnt neccesary.ive had people tell me they replaced 6 coils 6 injectors,6 plugs,and i find that they were using 87 octane for too long.let me know if your still having this issue.

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Try replacing the Mass Airflow Sensor (MAF).

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I suggest getting the fault codes first before guessing. You'll just end up buying parts you don't need (like the coil packs).

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Check for spark, fuel delivery, and crank position sensor (CPS)

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