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#1 (permalink) Old 06-02-2005, 06:23 AM
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OK i went out and washed my car again...
at an auto place, they just use power sprays..
About 10 min driving home the car started to stutter..
then it just stalled...
around 3-4k revs was very touchy, with the car shuntering around.....

i also just gave her a 20 litre touchup of fuel at a united dealer..
Using there pulp..
did not specify the octane though..

this sort of thing has happened slightly before, but only a loss of power for 5 seconds then all perfect again "after a car wash"

where could water be getting into?
why would it just keep stalling and being difficult to start "adjusted the idler to try and fix the problem"

seems to be a bit better now, not stalling and i kept her at idel for 2:30min before turning her off... started first time also...

please help
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Check out this thread:

http://www.bimmerwerkz.com/forum/ind...howtopic=38352

If you're having problems like this after a car wash maybe you should look at changing your spark plugs.
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