View Full Version : rough idle?

10-14-2008, 06:57 PM
first car, first bmw,

1995 v8 (m60 engine)

is 700-800 rpms high at idle?

bimmer dot info
10-15-2008, 06:58 AM
700 is basically perfect.
Is it rough at idle? Check for air leaks.

10-15-2008, 12:34 PM
Sometimes I notice a roughness at idle, sometimes I dont. Whenever I do it's always when I'm sitting with my car running, in park, after driving somewhere. It's never at first startup

bimmer dot info
10-16-2008, 06:17 AM
Change the plugs for starters. After that check for air leaks.

10-16-2008, 08:30 AM
alright, will do, another question would be I get a shudder from time to time at ~60 miles an hour. It's somewhat violent, a left-right kinda thing, doesn't effect the car's direction.

so far I've been told to balance my wheels