Q: My 2003 bmw 325xi keeps stalling. I have checked all fluids which are fine. Its a rough idle at first for a few then it stalls.

asked by on

My bmw 325xi keeps stalling. It mainly happens when i try to accelerate. It does not stay on long enough for me to move my car to a mechanic to get it read. Please help?

My car has 175000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

YourMechanic is a mobile diagnostic and repair service and so the certified mechanic can come right to your location to diagnose the stalling and implement the required repairs. Common causes of engine stalling include a faulty throttle position sensor, mass airflow sensor, faulty engine coolant temperature switch/sensor (typically at cold start only), worn spark plugs, wires or defective ignition coil(s), inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter, injectors), contaminated or old gasoline, faulty idle air control valve, leaks in the EGR system, intake vacuum leaks, and so forth. If you request an engine stalling/rough idle diagnostic the responding certified mechanic will get this resolved for you promptly. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic as we are always here to help you.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. My 2003 bmw 325xi keeps stalling. I have checked all fluids which are fine. Its a rough idle at first for a few then it stalls.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Knock Sensor issue

The sensors are doing their job and telling you there is a knock in the engine. Even though it may seem like the sound went away, you may not be able to hear it when you drive but the sensors...

Q: I went in for an oil change at about 48k miles; now maintenance light keeps coming on.

Your vehicle has sub menus for oil, brakes, emissions, and other categories of maintenance. If you are referring to the oil maintenance reminder symbol, that reminder is based on elapsed time as well as vehicle operating conditions. So, even though...

Q: Oil filter housing leak

Hello! The most common oil leak on a BMW inline six is the gasket between the engine block and the oil filter housing. The alternator must be removed to provide access to the oil filter housing. Once the gasket is...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.