3-Series (E21, E30)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.
My '90 E30 started running somewhat rough a few days ago; the problem is intermittent but when I bag on this valve the engine smooths out. I checked resistance and also applied 12v to the valve and it did not close.
Anyway is their a source that remanufactures these? They are $179.00 at AutoZone, which is better than dealer price but still steep for me right now.
have you tryed just cleaning it? just use some Brake cleaner and soak the insides of it.... help mine for only $3.50 for the big can.....
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I am now getting code 1222 out of the OBD I system pointing to (possibly) the O2 sensor. I put a new one in four years ago. Isn't that odd that one would fail so soon - with only 10k of driving in that time?
I still can't get the code the clear but I'm back believing the ICV is shot. I can't get it to cycle when power is applied; I took a flat head screwdriver and tried moving it manually and it felt and sounded like grime/dirt was inhibiting movement.
I've shot a TON of brake cleaner down in there; guess I could soak it as well.
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