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Old 12-22-2011, 12:43 AM
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For the cross-linked record, pictures of all the parts in the engine bay would help people like this 98 528i poster today:
- E39 (1997 - 2003) > Idle Control Valve (ICV) location??

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Originally Posted by 74Hustler View Post
I have searched till my eyes cant read any more and I have come up emtpy as far finding anny DIY for this. Where is the ICV located and hard is it to clean it or change it?
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Originally Posted by Steve530 View Post
If I read the realoem diagrams correctly, the 528i manufactured up to 9/98 had the ICV toward the front of the manifold attached to a hose from the intake boot just ahead of the secondary throttle body. After 9/98, the ICV is toward the back of the intake manifold.
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