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5series92 02-07-2013 08:55 PM

Is my idle too low?..
 
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Just wondering if anybody thinks my idle is lower than normal

Please let me know what you think and where your car idles when engine is at operating temperature

Dking078 02-07-2013 09:14 PM

Is your AC on?

If not, then it's too low.

Ac on 650rpm
Ac off 500rpm (which is the small white line in your pic)

5series92 02-07-2013 10:52 PM

AC is off. There are no codes or ses light why could it be that low? It seems to only idle that low when warm

isaac540 02-08-2013 12:17 AM

That's normal for when the A/C is off. Turning the A/C on will boost it to around 650. Unless your engine is idling rough or anything else unusual, this shouldn't be a problem.

Topaz540i 02-08-2013 05:18 AM

Your pic is at 500 whixh is normal. Mine idles at a rock solid 500 on the gauge even though the hand scanners shows its actually closer to 580 in reality.


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