+1 on sap. Check both the hose from the pump (for a hole and/or for squishiness) and check that the vac line is intact too.
Also, look in the valve to see if it's clogged from decomposed hose plugging it up. I had this issue...and it caused my car to stall on cold start.
In NJ--Tierney's in Montclair, Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m.
In NYC Sat, Sept. 30, 8 p.m. at Broadway Comedy Club! Sat, Oct. 8, 6 p.m. at Greenwich Village Comedy Club.
Comedy can be a great cheap date!
Mangofy your E46!