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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.

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Old 09-07-2004, 09:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I need help. does anyone know the best or optimal setting for my idle control valve??????? and why is my oil light always on???????
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I need help. does anyone know the best or optimal setting for my idle control valve??????? and why is my oil light always on???????
Oil level sensor or wire short.
Unless there is no oil in the engine.
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what are you idling at?
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anywhere from 800 rpms to 1500, but i think i am just going to buy a air/fuel meter!
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