Hey Imperial Duck you might be on the right track however, you have to define TB and ICV for me. I do hear a lot of air as if a vacuum hose is loose or broken i just can't find it. By any chance do you know an easier way to locate it. Thanks a lot Look forward to hearing from you or anyone one else who could help.ImperialDuckM3 said:You will need to check for any vacuum leaks. Did you try cleaning your TB and your ICV? Those two control (or helps) control your idel.
Hey Imp Duck: thanks, the minute i have a chance to check the things you suggested i'll let you know if it helps, right now we are having some pretty wet weather in this area, you see all of us can't live where the climate is so cooperative. take care and thanks againImperialDuckM3 said:$250 install for the ICV. All you need to do is removed it, spray some carb cleaner and wait till it dry. I beleive its a "free" DIY job.
Charles, i have a proble with my 318i idle too it runs great at 2k rpm but when in idle it doesnt pick up power straight away until few seconds and some time it gets worse idle jumps up & down. So where is this Intake Vent Assembly located i will give it a try? thanx in advance.Charles Mc said:Hey Imp Duck:After all your good advice, I finally broke down and put my car in the shop for the bad idle problem. My mechanic found the problem to be the Intake Vent Assembly. It cost me about $350.00 to find that out and have it fixed, almost $100.00 of it went towards the diagnostic check that I didn't need. However, with all that said it is running great and again I like to thank you and everyone else who assisted me in this matter. Have a great one and keep the e-mails coming.