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1998 bmw 318i 1.9l when I start it cold it starts then dies

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1998 bmw 318i 1.9l when I start it cold it starts then dies unless I give it a little gas when it's warm it idles fine when stopped but when I go to stop at a light idle surges from 700 to 1200 rpm
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.

what has been checked so far?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I checked for vaccum leaks took out idle air control and cleaned it I sprayed starting fluid around all vaccum lines no change
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
what is fuel pressure?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
48psi what should the idle air control valve ohm at and what voltage to it

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