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Old 10-16-2004, 05:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, Its a 2001 325i 57,000 Miles I just had the Big Check up Done 2,000 miles ago. Im getting into my car from tweeter, turn they key and the lights come on engine remains still. Do it again same thing. Third time i turn key and mash gas, it turns over but not willingly. I back out put it in drive come to stop to make right, engine dies. I come to stop at a traffic light engine stops. I then wanted to see something so i hit the kickdown switch...and the rpms bairly moved. WTF IS WRONG
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Old 10-22-2004, 01:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I had the same problem a couple of weeks ago. It turns out to be CAM sensor controller.. just got it replaced for $350 including labor

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Ok, Its a 2001 325i 57,000 Miles I just had the Big Check up Done 2,000 miles ago. Im getting into my car from tweeter, turn they key and the lights come on engine remains still. Do it again same thing. Third time i turn key and mash gas, it turns over but not willingly. I back out put it in drive come to stop to make right, engine dies. I come to stop at a traffic light engine stops. I then wanted to see something so i hit the kickdown switch...and the rpms bairly moved. WTF IS WRONG
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Old 10-22-2004, 05:39 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Similar thing with my wife's Mercedes, car would not idle. Turned out to be the airflow ECU monolith. Had it replaced yesterday at a cost in excess of $1000. I am trying to convince her to sell it and get a decent car (you know what I mean!).
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