2004 BMW X3 ENGINE COMPUTER

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  • DavidMorton
  • 2004 BMW X3

Engine problem
2004 BMW X3 Engine Size unknown All Wheel Drive Manual 50K miles

My car had a fluctuating idle and all the dash lights were on when I started it yesterday morning. It had been 8 degrees the night before, and was around 15 degrees when I tried to start it. It was idling high and low up to about 1500rpms, and when I accelerated, it had very little effect. With great difficulty I moved it out of the driveway and turned it off. I tried to start it 4 hours later and the same thing occurred. We just had the throttle replaced in Dec. After a similar incident. Now they are saying that it might be the engine computer.
Any suggestions? Thanks

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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008 AT 2:01 PM

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  • Dr. Hagerty
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BMW is having issues with X3. Could you repost with VIN

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Monday, March 17th, 2008 AT 8:08 PM
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The VIN number is

WBXPA73454WC42276

Thanks, Dr. Hagerty!

David

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Sunday, March 23rd, 2008 AT 9:10 AM
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Thank you for the information, I will research this and be back to you soon

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Sunday, March 23rd, 2008 AT 10:24 AM

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