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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-26-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By NAVYMAN
325i convertible repair manual

I used to have a web site where I could download a free repair manual for a 325i convertible, but I seem to have lost it. Can anyone out there help me?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-23-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By NAVYMAN
There will be no replacement. My son drove it...

There will be no replacement. My son drove it when he was going to to college. He graduated last May, got married in June & is now working a job & back in school getting his masters (his wife works...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-23-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By NAVYMAN
Getting rid of my 94 525i

As much as I love driving this auto, my pockets are not deep enough. It is one thing after another. I now think the transmission needs an overhaul. I am taking it to my mechanic Monday to get his...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-14-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By NAVYMAN
I pushed a thin piece of wire thru the orifice...

I pushed a thin piece of wire thru the orifice and just as I suspected, it was clogged. It is now opened & working correctly.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-10-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By NAVYMAN
Let me add little something. I had the water pump...

Let me add little something. I had the water pump replaced & the system flushed & bled by a very competent BMW technician about 6 mos. ago. The amount of water I added was less than a quart & I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-09-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By NAVYMAN
94 525i coolant air bleed valve

Ok guys, I'm a littled puzzled. No, I'm a lot puzzled. Added a little coolant (distilled water), & just for grins, I decided to go ahead and bleed the air just in case. I want to state at this point...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-07-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By NAVYMAN
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-07-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By NAVYMAN
Do I have to remove the expansion tank to do it?...

Do I have to remove the expansion tank to do it? Should I be able to visibly see a float or red stick by looking in the tank? I can see no visual indication of a float. I really want just disable it....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-07-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By NAVYMAN
Thanks guys. As soon as I get it back from my son...

Thanks guys. As soon as I get it back from my son I will do that. I printed out the directions and had them in hand when I did it. I also saw a thread that said if you jump pins 7 & 19 of the code...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-07-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By NAVYMAN
Expansion tank float 94 525i.

I have been reading posts related to the coolant light saying on. My 94 525i has that problem. I keep seeing references to a red stick and where it should be. I remove the tank cap and I see nothing...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-06-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By NAVYMAN
I performed it exactly as described in that...

I performed it exactly as described in that thread & it did not respond in any way.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-06-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By NAVYMAN
Stomp test

I cannot get the stomp test to work on my 94 525i. The check engine light is on. Help.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-26-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,227
Posted By NAVYMAN
A local parts store employee turned me on to a...

A local parts store employee turned me on to a BMW specialist about 2 - 3 miles from my son's house where the car sits. It just turned out to be easiest to have him replace it for me. The total cost...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-03-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By NAVYMAN
Cool! Thanks.:)

Cool! Thanks.:)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-30-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By NAVYMAN
1994 525i fuel door hinge replacement

When I get my vehicle back home, one of the things I need to do is fix a broken fuel door hinge. My Bentley manual makes no mention of this part. Is this an easy fix?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-30-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,227
Posted By NAVYMAN
Well, I drove the 250 miles to where the car was,...

Well, I drove the 250 miles to where the car was, and lying on my back in the street I could see water running out almost as fast as you could pour it in. I said to hell with this lying in the street...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-26-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,227
Posted By NAVYMAN
Let me put this in the proper perspective. There...

Let me put this in the proper perspective. There is zero water flow moving throught the engine. Zero, nada, nil, zilch. My son removed the air relief plug to see if it just needed to be bled. No...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-26-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,227
Posted By NAVYMAN
Here's my solution I'm going with. The auto is...

Here's my solution I'm going with. The auto is 250 miles away parked curbside on a hill in front of my Son's house. My brother and I are driving up tomorrow. If it's the thermostat, quick fix and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-25-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,227
Posted By NAVYMAN
Thanks for that little tidbit. I called and asked...

Thanks for that little tidbit. I called and asked about buying that tool and was told it was part of a $150.00 kit. I told them no thanks. Unfortunately the auto is 250 miles away at my Son's house...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-25-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,227
Posted By NAVYMAN
Thanks for the Bentley download info. I did...

Thanks for the Bentley download info. I did download it and it contains great info.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-25-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,227
Posted By NAVYMAN
525i water pump replacement help

Ok guys. I am a little confused. I'm getting old and senile. I need specifics on the removal of the water pump. What do I need tool wise (sizes) to accomplish this? What nut is reverse threaded and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-18-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By NAVYMAN
Is it a big job to disconnect the CV's & if I...

Is it a big job to disconnect the CV's & if I don't what could happen? Tow distance is about 60 miles.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-18-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By NAVYMAN
Do I understand I put the rear wheels on the...

Do I understand I put the rear wheels on the dolly and not the front wheels? Thanks for your reply BTW. Do I need to lock the steering wheel in position?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-18-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By NAVYMAN
TOWBAR OR DOLLY FOR 94 525i

Can I use a tow bar to tow my 1994 525i, or do I have to use a dolly. The towbar is much cheaper.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-16-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By NAVYMAN
Thanks guys. As soon as I can get it towed home I...

Thanks guys. As soon as I can get it towed home I will do it all.
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