Cleaning a 1987 BMW 325is Idle Air Control Valve?

Answer Like most BMWs, the 1987 325is model is generally a pleasure to own and drive. While known for its reliability, the 1987 325is will, like all cars, occasionally require some maintenance. Two proble... Read More »

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How to Tell If the Idle Control Valve Is Bad?

All cars today have a number of systems that control every aspect of their operation. Years ago when all cars were carburated, the engine operation was dependent on the carburator for all fuel mana... Read More »

What is an idle air control valve?

The idle air control valve, or IAC as more commonly known, controls the idling speed of your vehicle's engine. If your engine seems to go up and down at different RPMs while idling, the IAC may be ... Read More »

What Is the Idle Air Control Valve?

Automotive engines are composed of many intricate parts. These parts must function with precision to ensure the engine functions properly. One crucial component in a car engine is the idle air cont... Read More »

Signs of a Bad Idle Air Control Valve?

An idle air control valve, also called an IAC valve, is found in every vehicle and is located inside of the throttle body. When a car idles at a red light or while parked, the idle air control valv... Read More »