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E28 (1982 - 1988)

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Old 08-18-2012, 03:21 PM
silverfox01 silverfox01 is offline
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Mein Auto: 86, 5351
low idle

My 86 535i seems to have an extremely low idle speed. It sometimes shuts of at idle. Car runs great otherwise. Any advice would help. Thanks.
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Old 08-18-2012, 07:14 PM
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What kind of maintenance has been done? I'd start by looking for vacuum leaks and then clean the Idle Air Control valve and all the passages it connects to. Try that and see if anything improves.
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