Engine code P1497

Asked by Jul 27, 2015 at 10:05 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This engine code came on randomly
about 20 minutes ago on my 2007
Cooper S hardtop. Any ideas ?

3 Answers

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Valve cover gasket or vacuum leak

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ITS A INTAKE AIR LEAK-MECHANICAL FAULT

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Check the entire intake system from air cleaner to engine for cracks and or loose clamps. If none found carefully clean the MAF sensor. Also could be leaking valve cover gasket, unseated dipstick or mis-installed oil filler cap.

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