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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 04-23-2009, 02:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Check engine light on and off

my check engine light keeps coming on and when i ease off the gas it stays on but if i quickly take my foot off the gas it goes off..... Anyone have any ideas as to what this could be?
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Is the alternator belt tight? Maybe there is a moment of low voltage between throttle setting and the idle by pass taking over that you kinda skip when you lift off quickly.
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boy, these 1.8 3 series sound like a hand full...what's up with that?
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i'll try tightening my belt and see if it does anything.
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