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Ignition coil failure

BMW 1 Series 116i

Reference number(s): 0012230300
Fault symptoms: Ignition misfire Non-concentric engine running Engine warning light is on
Causes: Production defect.
Remedy: Replace ignition coils.

Timing chain issues

BMW 1 Series 116i

Reference number(s): 0011550200
Fault symptoms: Timing chain elongation cannot be compensated by built-in chain tensioner.
Causes: Design error
Remedy: Replace chain tensioner.

Injection nozzle/injector

BMW 1 Series 120d

Reference number(s): 0013690100
Fault symptoms: Power loss Non-concentric engine running Noises in the engine region. Smell of fuel in engine compartment
Causes: Production defect.
Remedy: Replace injection nozzle(s) bracket.

Belt tensioner and airbag indicator light

BMW 1 Series 118d

Reference number(s): 0061980200
Fault symptoms: Airbag indicator light lights
Causes: Faulty cable connections
Remedy: Repair the cable harness.
Testing:
Disconnect battery. Slide front seat(s) all the way to the rear. Plug and socket connection(s) – disconnect airbag. The cable harness needs to be repaired if no orange/yellow cable harness has been installed.

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