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Old 10-12-2015, 01:13 PM   #1
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Exclamation Engine shuts off at idle or really low speeds M3

Hi guys

Still new to posting on here so please be patient with me.

2003.5 BMW M3 Vert with 65,002 miles. The vehicle runs great and no major issues. I have recently encountered an issue with the vehicle turning off at low speeds like pulling into a parking space or coming to a stop at a red light. It is not all the time but frequent.

Battery and alternator seems fine. I think it maybe the fuel pump but I am not a 100% certain.

Next thing I was going to do was cleaning the idle control valve which seems to be pretty easy.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 10-12-2015, 01:18 PM   #2
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Possible dirty ICV. You need to scan the codes otherwise you'll be topping off blinker fluid.
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