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dman79 01-31-2013 06:09 PM

BMW 325i sedan e46 2002 doesn't start
 
Please help guys. I have a 2002 BMW 325i sedan e46 that used to start before I changed the trunk completely. The only thing that was changed during the process was the battery and the charcoil Canister. After the changes, the thing would start but run for like a second and then would die. Thanks for your time

GoForthFast 02-02-2013 06:16 PM

get this started yet?

dman79 02-03-2013 03:11 PM

No i haven't gotten it started it yet. But additional info the charcoil canister was used. (If it makes any difference.

dman79 02-05-2013 10:43 PM

Update
I was able to start it by spraying starting fluid into the BMW. But no other way

Fast Bob 02-05-2013 11:36 PM

When you turn the key to Position 2, do you hear the "whirring" sound of the fuel pump priming the system ?

dman79 02-06-2013 10:16 AM

Yes the Fuel pump is making some kind of sound during the starting process.

Fast Bob 02-06-2013 10:54 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dman79 (Post 7363627)
Yes the Fuel pump is making some kind of sound during the starting process.

If you got a response when using starting ether, that would probably indicate a fuel delivery problem. Check for pressure at the fuel rail.

dman79 02-06-2013 11:16 AM

Okay will check in the evening. Where is it located?

dman79 02-13-2013 12:39 PM

Update. I did some research and checked if my MAF is bad. After unplugging it the car started and I could rev it. Could this be the problem? waiting for the fuel pressure gauge to arrive


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