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4387Re: [bmw e28] rough idle and dark smoke out the exhaust

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  • carlosmciver
    Apr 30, 2006
      --- In bmwe28@..., "Steve Haygood" <sfhaygood@a...>
      wrote:
      >
      > If it is black and not blue, It is running very rich, Check fuel
      pressure
      > and the coolant temp sensor. As a quick check, does it idle better
      when the
      > dipstick is pulled out. This leans the mixture out and will verify
      the rich
      > condition
      > Steve
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      > Steve Haygood
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      > -----Original Message-----
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      > Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2006 11:28 PM
      > To: bmwe28@...
      > Subject: [bmw e28] rough idle and dark smoke out the exhaust
      >
      > hello all, i hope i can get some advise or opinions about my new
      problems
      > with my 1984 bmw 533i. it just started happening a few days ago,
      it started
      > shaking with a rough idle and there is nasty black smoke out of
      the exhaust.
      > can anyone relate to this???
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      >hey you were right, when i pulled out the dipstick, it ran much
      smoother. now you mentioned the fuel pressure (valve ?) and the
      coolant temp sensor. do i replace them ? should this take care of
      the problem?
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