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  1. 1998 E46 318i engine management amber light is on 
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    hi to everyone,

    Is it safe for my car to run though the amber light of EMI is on? Thanks. any advice is highly appreciated.

    jquest
     
     

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    If the EML is on then you risk damaging the catalytic converter by driving the car and ignoring the light, also the MPG will probably worsen so best to get the fault codes read at a Indy BMW garage.
     
     

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