my car wont rev at all but idles nice

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Asked by Jun 03, 2014 at 04:45 AM about the 2000 BMW 3 Series 328i

Question type: General

i brought a e36 with blown water pump and it had a hole in the transmission hose
[possibly from belt snapping]  and after changing the water pump fixing hose and
topping trans up i fried it up and it runs smooth but when i put my foot on accelerator it
wont rev at all i can some what nurse it up to about 1200 rpm but thats it,
it has an eml light on the dash , any ideas out there ?
thanks

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Trans fluid might still be low. Check the level. Try and pull the codes if you can.

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22,925

I hope you didn't spend much- you bought a BMW without hearing it run? You must be feelin' lucky-

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855

Could be throttle position sensor but get codes read to find out.

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jamnblues] owes me $ 500 all up ill get more than that if i wreck it

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thanks tom , scott ill try that

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