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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 01-02-2013, 10:49 AM
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Cold Start Remove Improves Starting?!?

So, I've been having some starting issues on the eta, and I unplugged the cold start valve today just out of curiosity. The darn thing started right up, whereas before it needed a push of the gas pedal to keep it from stalling right after a start. What would be the consequences of leaving this unplugged?

P.S: I'll let it cool for a few hours and see what difference that makes, update in a bit!
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:24 PM
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Sounds like the CSV is leaking or the thermo-time switch is stuck.
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