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#1 (permalink) Old 09-09-2004, 12:06 PM
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I have a 1989 525I 5-speed. I'm having problems when I accelerate from any gear, even just in neutral. if I try to rev the engine it just boggs down and dies. If I step lightly on the gas it will build up. I have tried changing the fuel filter, spark plugs, distributor cap+rotor, and wires, and still does the same thing. Please help!!!!!
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you mite have an air leak from the inlet pipe or the thottle body mite have a hole in it have a look at it all

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thanks fast6 i will check it out
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ya it sounds like an intake problem.

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check that air filter!!!

also, exhaust might be choking your engine, check for the usuals (bannana in tailpipe) and make sure nothing is obstructing your exhaust.

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d3ity, I do have a new air filter, and also I do have a small hole in the muffler. would that cause it?
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no, something clogging the exhuast would do it, not more holes

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This might be a fuel pump problem.


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