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Old 03-18-2005, 10:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi there,

I have a 318is 1995 4cyl. I started it tonight and normally I have to put down the gas a bit to keep the idel from going below 500rpm for a couple minutes then it is fine. (does not stall)

THis afternoon for about ten minutes I had to keep my foot on the gas or it would turn off completely - not hold an idle at all. After ten minutes it was fine.

Any ideas?
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mass air or 02 sensors.... check them out!
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AFM possibly?
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AFM possibly?
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What is AFM?

(What about Idle Control Valve - Iread about that somewhere on here once before)
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he means MAF=mass air flow meter.
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