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      05-28-2013, 09:30 PM   #19
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Drives: 2008 E92 M3/1999 E36 M3 Coupe
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Originally Posted by HeartMD View Post
I am having the same issue with my 2011 at 22k. Started noticing about 6-7 months ago. Always on first start up in the morning. I was wondering if these were the signs of a bad fuel bump or the dreaded ICV. I remember when I had my 335 and the HPFP was starting on its way out I began experiencing longer cranks as well. My car runs fine but has made me a bit paranoid.
If it's running fine, I wouldn't be too worried about it. Now if the car refuses to start the first time (and maybe throws a code), that's when I'd start investigating. Probably ICV, but I wouldn't worry about it too much yet. The M3 just likes to be driven
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