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  1. Stalling issue

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    This issue is extremely worrying and I desperately need a solution: When warm, driving at higher revs / 60mph say in 3rd, if I just depress clutch the revs fall down to near stalling, then jump up and down a few times, and sometimes even fully stall. Here’s a vid from today: I’ve been...
  2. E46 M3 Stalling at Highway Speeds

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    I have found a 2002 manual BMW M3 for sale close to me for $7000 Canadian with 220000km. The car is in mint condition aside from one issue. The car stalls when put into neutral at highway speeds. The owner has not provided any other details other than a full walk around of the car idling for 5...
  3. Rough idle/stalls on cold start, a problem from hell.

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    Hey friends, First post! Ive been stalking these forums for years now, and only now did I need to make a thread of my own for a problem. Goes to show how much intelligence there is in this community. Hopefully you guys can help me out. So here goes, this is a bit of a long one, so buckle up. I...
  4. Engine stalling in Stop-Go traffic

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    My E46 325i Sport Manual now has 170K miles and ever since I've owned it (from 130K) it has had problems in the low range: 1) When the car is cold it pulls away smoothly - no problems. 2) When the car is warm, it idles smoothly with the foot off the gas at 800RPM. If I let the clutch out...
  5. 5 Codes?????

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    All right gang my 01 325i was running while buying a soda with wife in the car; purchase said soda (mexican coke) and while car is in reverse pushing down on gas pedal the car stalls and nearly dies. I put it in park turn off turn on rough idle. Restart again somewhat improved. In drive press...
  6. Stall on Cold Start

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    Hey guys I have a problem. I have an 01 325i and every morning when I start my car it revs to about 1000 RPM then stalls out. After that the car is perfectly fine the rest of the day. This has been a progressive problem because it used to just rev to 1000 then stutter down to about 200 then go...
  7. Stumped on this problem I'm having. Please Help

    General E46 Forum
    I searched the forum and can't find anything that sounds like my problem. My problem is I'm driving along and if I take my foot off the gas for slowing traffic or a red light etc... the car seems to stall, except it doesn't stall completely. I pull to the side of the road and stop, the car is...
  8. Stalls when stopping

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Please help. 2001 330i, manual. Started stalling, engine light came on. found tear in small boot to idle control valve, replaced all boots. No more fault codes. But, when engine gets warm still loses idle when I release clutch at higher rpms(e.g. depress clutch pedal at 3000 rpm)...
  9. weird problem with manual transmission...

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    This problem happens randomly. After starting the car (Engine warm, hot, or cold) if I shift to Reverse, the car stalls or dies. It happens when I am shifting to reverse not when I am engaging/disengaging the clutch. If I can make it into the gear without it dying or stalling then, I fine, but...
  10. Car stalls and abnormal idle & reving

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    Hi all! I Come to you because I have run out threads to read and possible ideas to fixing this problem...I'll start from the top... 3 months ago my wife calls one late afternoon saying that the car would not start. Ii turned out to be a bad fuel pump. I also knew that there was a moderate oil...
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