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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By hornhospital
Don't let the title of this DIY throw you. The...

Don't let the title of this DIY throw you. The ignition switch replacement instructions are within this article:
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 227
Posted By hornhospital
:rofl: Yeah, I'll agree with that! If...

:rofl: Yeah, I'll agree with that!

If you've never had a substance abuse problem, you wouldn't know what it's like. But I always appreciate your humor, Chad. :thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By hornhospital
+1 on having the codes checked. Oil would have no...

+1 on having the codes checked. Oil would have no effect. a LACK of oil might. Plugs, yes, if they're really bad. My guess is you're going to get at least one code for random missing, and it's likely...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By hornhospital
I've never noticed that some have slots...

I've never noticed that some have slots ("ventilation openings") and some don't. Weird. :dunno:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 227
Posted By hornhospital
+1. Less hops=better beer as far as I'm...

+1. Less hops=better beer as far as I'm concerned.


And I'll tell ya, this discussion is making me crave a nice dark draft. I may have to quit looking in this thread. :(
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By hornhospital
I used a ball-end hex wrench. Like these:

I used a ball-end hex wrench. Like these:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By hornhospital
Drives the differential in the rear of the car,...

Drives the differential in the rear of the car, which turns the rear tires and moves the car. The front tires steer only on the E36s. As far as I know, there were no ix models of the E36, which were...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 204
Posted By hornhospital
Can't add something useful? Don't post. No...

Can't add something useful? Don't post.

No paradox, just common courtesy. Understand?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By hornhospital
You are following these directions? The dots...

You are following these directions?

The dots in the display flash.

Press the scale selection key as
required. (scale is the C/F button)

Enter the time with the h/DAT and
min/DAT entry...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By hornhospital
Which clock/OBC do you have? 11 button or 18...

Which clock/OBC do you have? 11 button or 18 button?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By hornhospital
I've had the same problem you did. Now, when...

I've had the same problem you did. Now, when using a vacuum pump to bleed clutch or brake lines, I never connect the hose to the bleed screw. I remove the screw and use the tapered rubber plug,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By hornhospital
snowlizard, you really didn't know that your BMW...

snowlizard, you really didn't know that your BMW is rear-wheel-drive?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By hornhospital
I moved your question to the E46 forum.

I moved your question to the E46 forum.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By hornhospital
No, but removing it without disconnecting the...

No, but removing it without disconnecting the fluid line, then inverting it so the bleed screw is up and THEN bleeding (vac or foot pump) should help. If you foot pump it, be careful you don't blow...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By hornhospital
Welcome to Bimmerfest! The poor...

Welcome to Bimmerfest!

The poor idle/stalling/rough under load? 95% chance will be a vacuum leak. Look at the intake boot, the one with the accordion pleats. Chances are really good it has cracks...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By hornhospital
I deleted your other thread about this. It was...

I deleted your other thread about this. It was exactly the same posting you put in this thread. No need for two identical threads.

Your experience is in large part due to you not knowing much...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By hornhospital
The two problems are unrelated. You still...

The two problems are unrelated.

You still have air in the clutch system. You either didn't get it all out or it's being pulled in past the master cylinder or slave cylinder piston. Do you see any...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By hornhospital
Do a stomp test and see what codes come up,...

Do a stomp test and see what codes come up, Repair accordingly. Google "BMW stomp test" for instructions.

Welcome to Bimmerfest!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By hornhospital
You don't need to remove the VANOS solenoid to...

You don't need to remove the VANOS solenoid to get the cam position sensor out. One 5mm socket hex screw and it slides out.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By hornhospital
CrankCASE breather hoses, and if it/they are...

CrankCASE breather hoses, and if it/they are leaking, it's a massive vacuum leak.

Getting that corrected will go a long way toward getting it to pass smog testing.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By hornhospital
You'll have to reset the travel limits to...

You'll have to reset the travel limits to reactivate auto-down and auto-up.

Close the door. Turn the key to "on" (you can start the car, but it's not necessary). Push and hold the "down" button...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7,122
Views: 124,307
Posted By hornhospital
Hey Joe! :wave: Done! And will burn...

Hey Joe! :wave:



Done! And will burn all 10 votes every week until the end. Good luck!



Beyond annoying. It's dangerous. Google "2014 Malibu auto stop-start disable". The system WILL...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By hornhospital
It's going to depend on how much is left. How...

It's going to depend on how much is left. How MUCH of the harness is burned? And did it reach the ECU above the glovebox?

You can download a BMW Electrical Troubleshooting Manual for that E24...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-30-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7,122
Views: 124,307
Posted By hornhospital
That^. Joke's on you now.

That^. Joke's on you now.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-30-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7,122
Views: 124,307
Posted By hornhospital
I'm sure they feel the same about your California...

I'm sure they feel the same about your California accent, don'tyaknow, fer sure.

Read the manual for the 'Bu and turn the auto-stop off. Duh. ;)
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