My 330i 2001 just recently got a problem when the engine starte it kind of chokked up , after I waited a little then it runs but hard to get up , and then it runs fine but the engine stopped.

Asked by Apr 19, 2015 at 08:10 AM about the 2001 BMW 3 Series 330i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Please help! Recently, after the cold days in the teen, my car started to have a problem when it starts, I have to wait a while before it can runs smoothly after choked up, runs likes normal and all of a sudden it dies, off and on.

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Any lights lit up on the dash? Sounds like a vacuum leak or other issue.

yes. battery, engine light are on for quite sometime before this problem started.

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Battery light usual means alternator/voltage regulator related and the check engine light means a fault code is stored in the system. Drive over to your local auto parts store and have them scan the codes for free. Ex. P0301. Post the codes back here and I can help further.

I've got the codes:P0313, P1349, P0174, P0171, P0491, P0492. Thanks.

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