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98 323 is, p105 error code idle control electrical solenoid,

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98 323 is, p105 error code idle control electrical solenoid, is this the solenoid inside the idle control vale or is there an external one?
JA: The mechanics have tons of experience in that area. Are those all of the "symptoms"?
Customer: very low idle speed, stalls a lot
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Customer: that's the main issue
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome,

My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to assist you today.
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.
it is the idle control valve itself. there isn't anything external to it. you need to check the wiring to the valve to be sure there is no issue there but most likely the valve simply needs to be replaced.
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.
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome,
My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to assist you today.
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.
it is the idle control valve itself. there isn't anything external to it. you need to check the wiring to the valve to be sure there is no issue there but most likely the valve simply needs to be replaced.
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.
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