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Hi all,

bought a used 2003 automtaic 316i se - drives beautifully, except that when in P or R - the idle is erratic and misfires. Duirng driving everything is fine and no issues but issue returns when I get to my destination and need to use P or R.

Any guidance appreciated.
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If its at or near 100k it could be the spark plugs going even if it that wasn't the problem, it doesn't hurt to get it changes at that mileage. I would also check you tire pressure and rotate the tires if you haven't recently (within the past 3k miles). If you are still experiencing this problem it's probably a motor mount or the EGR valve.
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