2000 BMW 528 CAR WILL NOT IDLE

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  • jf13260
  • 2000 BMW 528

Engine Performance problem
2000 BMW 528 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

Car starts. Won't idle then dies. I have to rev engine high. As soon as I let off the gas it dies.

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Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 AT 6:20 PM

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  • Dr. Hagerty
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The rubber boot from the throttle body/idle air control possibly has a tear in the accordion section that diverts air to the idle air control motor. It is a common failure.

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Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 AT 11:03 PM

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