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535i engine stumble with pedal pressure (archive)

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Posted by Tim Collins on March 24, 1999 at 12:18:20:

My '90 535i tends to burp a bit before the engine starts spinning up... not too noticible on hard pedal jabs, but when I'm just trying to give it a little (for launch or to downshift coming around a corner) it's hard, and for the cornering thing, I believe it's better to give it rpms that it would be doing at that speed in the gear you're going into, so the clutch doesn't have to play catch-up (less wear). Anything I can do to improve this? I'm going to try techron... take 2 bottles, call the doc in the morning. Anybody else out there experince this?

Tim Collins
'90 535i 5-speed

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