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#1 (permalink) Old 03-27-2005, 11:04 PM
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like when Im driving, this has only happened on like a few occasions but anyways ill be going around a turn or up a hill or something and the rpms dip a lil i can feel it kinda hold back and stuff

it's a 94 325is,

someone said oxygen sensor, because my transmission seems fine

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#2 (permalink) Old 03-28-2005, 12:17 AM
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damn bro, this is like the 4th topic that i've seen of yours in like 10 mins...

if your car auto or manual!

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My car is an auto btw
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I have that same problem sometimes too, I think my mechanic said it was the oxygen sensor, nothing you HAVE to fix but it's a minor thing, $100 or something
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ah I thought so, thx

any other ideas anyone just in case?
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is the car shifting into a lower gear... or is the rpm just dropping in whatever gear your in??

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I'm kind of curious if ur trying gas it around corners with ACS on?
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It doesnt shift down, it just dips, so you can kinda feel it pull back a lil, but it's only for like a second
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if it feels like you car is losing power as you put the accelerator down more, it could be your cylinder compression having faults, they check that during tune-ups, but it sounds like a good possibility


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if it feels like you car is losing power as you put the accelerator down more, it could be your cylinder compression having faults, they check that during tune-ups, but it sounds like a good possibility
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is that like a really bad/expensive repair? or just something electircal? or what
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Like how much does it cost? and is it expensive, or something electrical and stuff?
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