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E60 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 02-21-2012, 06:37 AM
obi.wan obi.wan is offline
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Throttle surging

When the car is cold and started, on reversing, the throttle surges intermittently, I can see the revs go up/down/up/down.
Makes it difficult to back up even without pressing the gas.

any ideas? I have not noticed this when I drive forward on cold starts but forwards vs backup are 1:10
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:17 AM
myates3 myates3 is offline
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Mine has done this intermittently too, and only within the last month or two. Still searching for an answer but thinking it may be a vacuum leak somewhere. Any luck finding your issue?
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