View Full Version : Reving when car Is idling
07-19-2010, 10:16 PM
My e36 just started doing this. It runs fine when I'm driving but when I'm at a light or come to a stop and idle the RPM reves to 2000 or even more at times.
What's the cause of this and how do I resolve it? Any input is appreciated
07-19-2010, 11:03 PM
Does the rpm fluctuate or is it at a steady rate?
07-19-2010, 11:09 PM
Its at a steady rate... It doesn't stall or anything. It just reves up to 2000 or more at times. And when I'm driving it's fine.
07-19-2010, 11:56 PM
Idle control valve or vacum leak.
07-20-2010, 12:42 AM
i had this problem and it ended up being my throttle position sensor
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