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Old 06-04-2004, 04:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all!

I have a '93 325I with 125,000 miles. When the car is on and I either lock the doors, rolls up the windows, or close the sunroof, the engine revs a little and the RPM goes up from 500 for 1500. Any advice as to what might be the problem? Thanks!
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Old 06-04-2004, 04:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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bizzare...usually revs go down when you do things like that...current draw does it.

Of course, I think Timmy from South Park used to drive a 325 and he would accellerate by rolling up his windows
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Old 06-04-2004, 05:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Maybe the car just responding to the extra draw by kicking up the RPMS so the alernator can keep up.
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Old 06-04-2004, 06:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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did u forget to mention moving the power seats back and forth?? hehe
i think it's normal.. your 125k miles on your car has nothing to do with what u see. if u really wanted to, change ur alt. to a more robust one... simple??
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