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Old 03-14-2015, 11:09 AM   #1
Starbwoy
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Idle and Stall



Hey Guys,

I have an '02 325i. It idles rough when stopped and yesterday it stalled twice on the DVP. I know this is a common problem but I haven't seen any solutions posted as of yet. I spoke to a few mechanics and they said I should look into the crank and cam shaft sensors.

Has anyone else had this problem? Think the cam/crank sensors will fix the problem?

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Old 03-14-2015, 12:04 PM   #2
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First thing I would do is take apart the intake system, clean the DISA, clean the ICV and throttle body, while in there inspect the upper and lower intake boots for cracks.

I wouldn't start replacing sensors yet unless you are getting codes for them.
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Old 03-15-2015, 03:47 PM   #3
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Check the intake boot for splits. Is the check engine light on?
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Old 03-16-2015, 08:32 AM   #4
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Also check the VANOS. The seals dry out, oil leaks (internally) and the engine goes off cam and runs horribly.
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Old 03-19-2015, 08:17 PM   #5
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I would check for vacum leaks too
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