As the cleared code came back last night, we used our better code reader this morning which gave me Misfire cyl #2. As we had swapped #1 & #2 coils earlier, we put a new coil into #2. So far the drive home 80kms and no CEL light on the dash.
Rockerguy, we sold my wife's 2002 325xi a few weeks back as it was starting to develop a real taste for oil, one zenon was intermittent and I think one front driveshaft was going to be soon due for replacement. It did have 380,000 kms on it and had been very reliable. That said, we've owned six BMW's and when people kid me about the reliability of my Land Rover, I do say, wait 'til you own a Bimmer