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#1 (permalink) Old 10-27-2004, 02:59 PM
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Can anyone explain how the idle control valve works on a 94 325i? I took the car in because i has been idiling rough and they told me that this was the problem. I was told the parts are $150, how hard is it to replace this?

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faily easy to do... I'll give you a writeup later tonight if you want.. pm me

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Theres a link in the Forum FAQ for cleaning your ICV..i want to try it myself, but the FAQ for was a different engine, same idea should work tho if you want to save some $$.
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what type of idling trouble you experiencing? it could be a whole buncha shit cus i changed my ICV also and had it done. cost me bout 250 and it turned out not to be the problem.
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