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Herm535is 10-04-2012 02:03 PM

loss of power, rough idle, cutsoff when idling
 
I i recently purchased a 87 535is from s friend that has kept up with fantastic maintance, i had to drive the car almost 3 hours from Richmond VA it did phenomenal the whole drive, but now that i get it home it sits for most of the day but recently actually yesterday i was cruising around 40 then i went to accelerate and it wouldnt accelerate so i gave it more gas and it still wouldnt until i floored it it jumped and knocked into speed. i came up on a red light & at the red light the idle has never been rough at all but at the red light it started shaking so bad it cut off on me so i quickly started it back up and it took forever to get over 25 mph idk what it could be i just want someone to tell me a list of possible problems

BMWFatherFigure 10-07-2012 03:23 AM

Fuel filter, fuel pump, fuel pressure. But there are may more.......................... Start with the easy stuff.

skinchin13 10-12-2012 03:17 PM

Also check the plug wires never know. mine did the same thing and it turned out my number 6 plug wire was crap

BMWFatherFigure 10-18-2012 07:45 PM

Remove injectors for ultrasonic clean and flow check.


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