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#1 (permalink) Old 11-19-2009, 04:17 PM
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Idle problems, no power in 1st gear?

Hi, i have a bmw 1993 520i e34, my problem is when i start the car the idle seems to rev up and down and it sometimes loses power in first gear when I pull away ,other than that the car runs fine, any advise would be gratefully recieved. Many thanks, Doug.
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I'd have a look at the intake ducting for cracks; that can confuse the engine computer.

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Cheers, I will have a look tomorrow. Many thanks
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