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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This is a fuel pump issue. i would replace it and the lines as well.also, a minor tune up wouldn't hurt as well. wires plugs distributor cap points etc...
Posted on Feb 11, 2009
A reason for hard shifting could be a problem with many things with various degrees of seriousness. It could be your ATF( automatic transmission fluid) is low or broken down and old. This would cause the hardness and the reason for stop and go traffic effecting it. Another possibility is your transmission is just shot, and the timing gears inside are worn and not properly shifting at the correct RPM causing a **** during shifting.
Some possibilties, not all!
Posted on Mar 27, 2009
SOURCE: The engine shut down while on stop and go traffic. Tried to restart but the throttle was weak and shut down again. After shutting everything down for 5 minutes, restarted the engine. The throttle w
If the car is having trouble maintaining idle (the tach dips and car dies) the common causes are the idle control valve and camshaft position sensors. The cam sensors failing will be indicated by a check engine light.
The ICV can removed and cleaned with good results (I think there is a write up on bimmerfest) or purchased new for about $100.
While you are in there check the intake boot that is Y shaped for cracks, it's prone to fail and will mess up your idle too.
read up on the major forums and you'll get more info
Posted on May 18, 2009
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