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Old 12-08-2012, 08:57 PM   #1
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2004 318i Cold Start problem!

I have a 2004 318i (2L 4cyl). I've had it for about four months now and recently the cold starts in the mornings have been a little rough.

I stop and start all day and it starts fine its just the first 20-30seconds in the morning after the car has become dead cold it seems to drop in revs (around 400-500rpm) and sounds like its going to stall, the revs then go back up to 1000rpm and then runs smooth for the rest of the day.

I just changed the oil and oil filter two weeks ago and just changed the fuel filter yesterday.

Does anyone know what the problem is as I just want it to start normally every morning like it does during the day.

Thank you!
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:27 AM   #2
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I'm having the exact same issue. Have you had any developments on the problem?
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Old 12-22-2012, 03:02 AM   #3
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Mine does this also.
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:40 AM   #4
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My old 320i which I had from new did the same thing. Winter mornings were the worst for it. Had no impact on anything else, just lived with it.
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