3 series e46 2001 code:171 help!!!!!!

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    I have a 2001 e46 3 series which doesnt seem to be able to run idle?
    Its fine whilst driving but as soon as its stopped it feels as if its going to stall, it has also started to rev upto 1500 rpm on its own wen stationary i have taken it to a local garage and on the fault check the code 171 came up he said he is unsure what it is and said he will find out and call us back any ideas please?!?!?!??!?!?!?!
     
     

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    i had that problem wiv my bmw 3 series 2004, had recovery on it ... guy said it was spark plugs. and it was they needed changing. mite be it.. but i may be wrong.
     
     

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