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      09-08-2013, 02:49 PM   #1
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HELP!!! 2008 328i just keep revving to redline when car starts

once i start the car, the car just keeps revving to redline and non stop. had to shut off the car. i did reset battery and still doing same thing.

does anyone know what the issues is?

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      09-08-2013, 03:47 PM   #2
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Throttle position sensor?
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Throttle position sensor?
is the Throttle position sensor on the gas pedal assemble itself? coz i took out the full gas pedal and seems to be idling fine. but i don't have another one to test it
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no the Throttle Position Sensor is on the throttle body itsef. you removed the accelerator position assembly which seems to be your problem. if you have access to a scan tool that can read live data you could find out for sure.
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you don't have a PBX or any other mods, do you?
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no the Throttle Position Sensor is on the throttle body itsef. you removed the accelerator position assembly which seems to be your problem. if you have access to a scan tool that can read live data you could find out for sure.
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