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  1. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    PLEASE HELP Hi everybody I have a 1990 bmw 325i automatic transmission vin WBABB2312LEC22100 And it’s been running rich. It smells like gas when I start the car and it has a very rough idle. The idle goes low and high and when that does happen the check engine light turns on but when it’s runs...
  2. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    So I’m new to this as well as cars but I have a 1990 bmw 325i and it’s running rich and it’s been running rich for a while but every time I go to the shop they rip me off so at this point I just want to learn how to do it myself so I’m hoping to get some advice? My car runs great this is the...
  3. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    Hi All, New to this forum, massive thanks to all involved. I recently purchased a 95 740il and drove it home, it was sluggish. Purchase price was 2,500AUD Sent it to get the Air Con re-gassed and have the fan motor connectors cleaned (due to bad electrical connection) then the Auto Elec rang me...
  4. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I have a 2009 BMW 328i LCI auto with the n52 3.0l i6 engine. Recently, i have noticed that the car cranks for a bit longer than usual at cold start, a slight loss of power, more gas consumption, rough shaky idle, frequent hickups and bounces of the rpm, and a rich exhaust smell. After i noticed...
  5. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hi guys, I have a 98 328i. I'm getting a cylinder 2 misfire(P3020). I have replaces the coils, spark plugs, maf. I've cleaned the throttle body and the ICV and also checked for any vacuum leaks which there are none. The voltage to the coil rail is 12.2v. I've found that my engine runs too rich...
  6. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    Dear all, i have 95 e34 with m50tub20 when i bought the car last year it smelled very rich, the smell is very strong that it enters the cabin so i started to search for a fix and visited too many shops with no luck, the car runs smooth no idle issues ,no fault codes, it had an o2 sensor fault...
  7. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    1988 325i Missing at ilde and hesitating Finally found a bad vacum line under the throttle body. found cracked vacum line. This has fixed the miss now however it idles rough low and rich. Give it gas and it seems to clear up. Icv valve vibrates with key on. Thinking colant sensor o2 sensor...
  8. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    Hey guys. It has been a while since I have visited Bimmerfest and I forgot about how helpful it has been in teaching me about BMWs. I have recently put my Bimmer under the knife a few times and have been very successful thankful in part to this forum. I also have thanks for a BMW mechanic that...
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