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E36 (1991 - 1999)
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Old 04-02-2013, 08:59 AM
birdy 318i 1997 birdy 318i 1997 is offline
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Very low idle

basically my battery went flat yesterday so took it off charged it up over night put it back on car started it up and it ran for about 10 seconds then the idle went right down spluttered abit then cut out started it up again put my foot on accelerater to keep it from stalling but then as soon as i took off accelerater the revs went right down and it stalled again i e driven it to try and see if that helps but it dos'nt its still doing it but its not stalling but the idle is still going so low it shakes the whole car any ideas it happend after i put the battery back on was fine before also i have checked all pipes wires etc incase something came off
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