car wont rev plz help

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Asked by Oct 20, 2009 at 04:15 AM about the BMW 3 Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

hi i own a m reg bmw e36 316i compact but for some reson it limmets at 4000 rpm any ideas of what it could be ?????????

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When is the last time you Removed and Cleaned the Throttle Body? Sounds like it's Clogged Up, Injectors Need Cleaning You're Replacing the Fuel Filter (Should be done every 8 to 14 Months). How are the RPMs when the car is in Neutral? You may have a fuel or plug wire or spark plug bad if there is an engine miss.or bad catalytic converter..

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hi i have changed the plugs in the air flow meater and the throttle sensar the revs are quite low on tick over its got a few flat spots but it just lemmits at 4 k i will try the things you have said cheers

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