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Old 09-20-2005, 04:43 AM
xcitesu xcitesu is offline
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Question 525ise info

hi people, i own a 94 525ise that i bought cheap, all up n running on the road now but my tickover is eratic alot of the time, have been told icv needs a clean possible but cannot find it, any help? also can some1 tell me where the ecu is as i want to fit a performance chip.
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Old 10-05-2005, 03:06 PM
mitster mitster is offline
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The ICV (idle control valve) bypasses the throttle body, its attached to the intake pipe before the manifold.

The ECU is in a plastic casing on the passenger side by the windshield, in the engine bay.
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Old 10-08-2005, 11:37 PM
SharkmanBMW SharkmanBMW is offline
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Originally Posted by xcitesu
hi people, i own a 94 525ise that i bought cheap, all up n running on the road now but my tickover is eratic alot of the time, have been told icv needs a clean possible but cannot find it, any help? also can some1 tell me where the ecu is as i want to fit a performance chip.
Many thanx
http://www.bmwe34.net/E34main/Mainte...aintenance.htm
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http://www.realoem.com/bmw/ enter all your details and look for the component in question.... the pics will help you out!
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