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Old 12-08-2012, 07:57 PM   #1
Ryanetto32
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Join Date: Jun 2012
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My Ride: 2004 BMW 318i
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.


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