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Old 11-04-2013, 01:03 PM
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2010 X5 4.8 ignition coil replacement

My newly purchased vehicle 50,800 miles had the CEL come on 5 minutes after misfire shaking. I had driven the car a total of 2,500 miles and on extended trip no issues. This happened on cold start at 45 degree F the other day.

The dealer replaced ignition coil and spark plug for #4 and #5 cylinder and cleared the issue.

Can someone share the cylinder numbering order for 4.8 and also share a recommendation on lowest cost handheld diagnostic for pulling the codes.




I would like to be in a position when it happens again if on a trip to pull the code of misfire and replace with spare injector. I understand it can be done very easy with minimal tools. I fear that if two went bad due to age (no residue or leakage anywhere near them) that others may fault soon.

Thanks for the helpful replies

Looking at this one as it specifies CAN format

U480 CAN-BUS OBD2 ENGINE SCANNER CODE READER canbus OBD 2 Diagnostic Scan Tool

U480 is specially designed for car owners or DIY. With a U480, you may quickly find out trouble causes (troubleshooter) of electronically controlled systems on your car, by simply connecting U480 with the diagnostic socket, via reading the trouble code (DTC) shown on U480, identifying, locating and checking out trouble causes with attached user's manual.

Features: --Works with all 1996 and newer cars that are OBD II compliant(including CAN protocol)
--Reads and clears generic and manufacturer specific Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) and turns off check engine light
--Supports multiple trouble code requests:generic codes, pending codes and manufacturer's specific codes
1.Retrieves VIN (Vehicle Identification No.) on 2002 and newer vehicles that support Mode 9
2.Highly reliable and accurate
3.Easy-to-read crystal-clear backlit 2-line LCD display
4.Easy to use with one plug-in
5.Stand-alone unit with no need for an additional laptop computer to operate
6.Small in size and conveniently fits in your palm Performs continuous DTC scan
7.Safely communicates with the on-board computer
8.No batteries needed-powered via detachable OBD II cable

Last edited by DDWX52010; 11-04-2013 at 02:54 PM. Reason: adding detail
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