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      03-25-2017, 02:45 PM   #1
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DIY on replacing the fuel tank vent valve and throttle body gasket on a 2009 bmw 328i xdrive. This could be the same for some other models. so please do your research. This is my first write up. if i missed anything please dont hesitate to correct me.

You can get the parts from www.ecstuning.com. The parts were cheaper there

Fuel tank vent valve part number 13907618643 $86.00
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Throttle body gasket part number 13547522361 $10.00
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1. removing the air filter housing 10mm socket to remove it and flat head to remove the sensor and clamp and you can also change your air filter while doing this
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2. Now remove the power steering with a 10mm socket to get more clearance to get to the other clamp
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3.once removed it will look like this
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4. loose the clamp to remove the part from the throttle and wire next to it to get more clearance
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5.your throttle body should look like this now
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6.Now try to disconnect the plastic black hose connected to the fuel tank vent valve and disconnect the wire plug also
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7. Now loosen the 4 bolts that hold in the throttle body
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8. after removing the throttle body you can now replace the throttle body gasket also.
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9. after removing the throttle body you now have excess to the fuel tank vent valve hose. hold both side of the clip and use a flat head to push it out.
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10. New and old fuel tank vent valve
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11. reinstall everything the same way you took it off.
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