BMW won't idle

TheKurt Matthew

Asked by Jul 14, 2014 at 11:01 PM about the 2002 BMW Z3 2.5i Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Starts and will run if I keep my foot
on the accelerator

4 Answers


Check for vacume leak,s under hood on manifold.


And is engine light on?

TheKurt Matthew

Check engine light is on. It is giving a code for the front camshaft sensor - which I replaced. I also cleaned the Idle control valve and replaced the air intake boots, due to them being dry rotted. I have not checked for vacuum leaks yet. Will do that tonight.

Hector Irizarry Duval

check also the throttle body to see if it's dirty. the cam sensor would not do that

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