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Old 01-05-2004, 09:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am experiencing a problem with my E36 328 M50 DME 3.1, the situation is that the car turns on ok, but when accelerating the car does not respond accelerating accordingly, it keeps idling or responds erratically with a delay. I have taken the car to the local BMW service representative and they can not find a final key to the solution of the problem. I have read over the web that the problem could be related to the MAF and TPS. I would like to have a guide to check by myself these components. Could any one send me instructions or better take a copy of the Bentley manual and email me the respective info?
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I know that for one thing, the O2 sensor could be bad, but my guess is your distributor cap is going going gone... or your spark plugs and/or spark plug wires are going as well.. This creates a major hesitation problem when accelerating, but creates no problems usually when idling and starting the car..
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have you considered picking up a bentley manual yourself? its is the best tool in your tool box.
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I know that for one thing, the O2 sensor could be bad, but my guess is your distributor cap is going going gone... or your spark plugs and/or spark plug wires are going as well.. This creates a major hesitation problem when accelerating, but creates no problems usually when idling and starting the car..
we have no distributor caps...our cars are distributor on plug or something my mind is elsewhere but i know that our cars are direct on plug no cap/rotor crap
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do you have an automatic... the torque converter may be faulty
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whats that? manual? or automatic?
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