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Hi all, my wife has a 2010 118d and recently the engine management light came on, it's giving me 2 codes which are 004AFB and 004CAE, I'm guessing the latter one is egr related, although the car still drives as it should with no issues it's still getting a little worrying with kids in the car. I can turn off eml light but returns within a day. Would this be a EGR replacement ?. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance
Hi, I've just changed EGR on my 118i (petrol). You don't need to worry about your kids. If the EGR fails totally you won't be able to start Your car. In this case the EGR valve is stuck open - thus letting exhaust fumes enter Your air intake - thus choking Your car. Luckily for You the EGR diesel engines should be in front of the engine, easily accesible. You can try to clean it...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUjdZG3-WH4