1987 BMW 325 I what does it mean if engine light comes on intermittently?

Asked by Jan 19, 2013 at 01:47 AM about the 1987 BMW 3 Series 325is

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Means it has an intermittent issue with engine managment system. You should see if you can pull the codes from the ecu.

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Being intermittent, it could be anything. That light could simply come on because the oil pressure drops while you're sitting at a red light, or you really could be throwing up a code. Make sure the light is on when you check for codes though, or you wont get anything.

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