3289RE: [bmw e28] Bizzare running problem
- Feb 15, 2005easy and common - idle control valve - clean it first
with gumout, if no luck, buy a new one. bentley has an
electronic test procedure - sounds complex though. you
are sure that you have no vacuum leaks? first probable
cause, you know.
--- griffin affelsauce <griffinaffelsauce@...>
> i sort of of had a similar poblem recently where it=====
> was running really rough
> and stalling with throttle application. my mechanic
> said it was getting too
> much gas and that fouled the spark plugs
> 87 535is
> >From: "stratguy16" <stratguy16@...>
> >Reply-To: bmwe28@...
> >To: bmwe28@...
> >Subject: [bmw e28] Bizzare running problem
> >Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2005 21:46:40 -0000
> >I have an '87 535is with a weird running problem
> that occurs
> >intermitently. If i'm sitting at a light, it will
> run fine and then
> >suddenly start idling at 1500rpm (up from 700) and
> will try to stall
> >with throttle application( the more throttle, the
> faster the revs
> >drop). some people say it's leaning out to
> extremes, but that
> >doesn't explain the high idle. And if you turn it
> off it won't
> >restart. Anything would be helpful. Thanks.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
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