How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Steve Your Own Question
Steve
Steve, BMW Expert
Category: BMW
Satisfied Customers: 23886
Experience:  BMW Expert
26942375
Type Your BMW Question Here...
Steve is online now

BMW m3 4.0 l 2008 engine in limp home number one

Resolved Question:

BMW m3 4.0 l 2008 engine in limp home number one bank throttle butter- flies not opening 90% of the time
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 2 years ago.

Hi,

I will provide an honest answer. I trust this will be appreciated. Please remember that a low rating PUNISHES me for being honest and that I receive nothing for my time until a positive rating is clicked.

this is most likely a simple failed throttle body, requiring it be replaced. Very common on this model.

Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi Steve, When you say throttle body would this be the same thing as the throttle actuator, connected via a lever to the throttle butter- flies,?

Please reply.

My Thanks Brian.

Expert:  Steve replied 2 years ago.
Please do not forget to CLICK ON a positive rating.
Yes that is what I mean. Apologies for any confusion.
Please do not forget to CLICK ON a positive rating.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi Steve , is throttle body same as throttle actuator?

Brian

Expert:  Steve replied 2 years ago.

No not exactly the same.

Your problem is the actuator, throttle body is just a different term that is sometimes used to refer to a standard throttle with integrated actuator. your car has a seperate actuator, which is the issue

As the question has been answered, please kindly CLICK ON a positive rating.

Steve and other BMW Specialists are ready to help you

Related BMW Questions