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sorry... just wondering if anybody knows what causes the ICV to fail in E30's.... I've had the prob in my old 325e, and now with my 86 318... its a pain in the ass
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they get built up with carbon, plus they get old, alot of times you can just clean it and it will be fine, is that a euro car cause they didnt make 318s in '86 in the US
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they get built up with carbon, plus they get old, alot of times you can just clean it and it will be fine, is that a euro car cause they didnt make 318s in '86 in the US
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thanks, that makes sense.. and sorry, I mistyped, both my 325e and 318i were 1985s

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