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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-09-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By CJ74753
Lightbulb Success

Well I found my intermittent short to ground on my radio circuit, it was in my glove box light wiring...appears that the power wire got pinched between the dash and the upper metal glove-box bracket....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-06-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By CJ74753
Factory radios lifespan

Well I seem to have horrible luck with electronics. I went to the salvage yard and pulled a radio out of a 94 3 series, had to call 3 different dealerships to find one that could give me the radio...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-03-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By CJ74753
Well I jumped mine out and my radio plays till I...

Well I jumped mine out and my radio plays till I remove the jumper wire (measured the voltage on the white wire and it has no power being supplied). I'm guessing my radio has been going out ever...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-03-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By CJ74753
Can anyone verify (info I found here...

Can anyone verify (info I found here (http://www.unofficialbmw.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?p=97746&sid=25a04b80347b0f11fd02ae80b423fcec))that pin 16 on the radio harness (white wire) supplies 12vdc to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-03-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By CJ74753
Just a note, the 91 ETM seems to be incorrect...

Just a note, the 91 ETM seems to be incorrect from what I can tell. 91 ETM shows fuse 18 also powers the rear cigar lighter, 92 ETM shows that fuse 26 powers that circuit and mine (built 10/1990) is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-31-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By CJ74753
Thumbs up Thank you!

Thank you for noticing that. I had flipped through it but obviously had missed this. Seems that they renumbered some of the splices but they all seem to correspond to one another. Great find, thanks...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-31-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By CJ74753
Question 91 525i Electrical troubleshooting splice location X451

Has anyone managed to find the electrical troubleshooting manual with the splice locations listed in it for the 91 model? http://wedophones.com/BMWManualsLead.htm has the manual but like with every...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By CJ74753
Well I met up with BMR_LVR from the site and he...

Well I met up with BMR_LVR from the site and he helped me diagnose it and get it to running. My fuel pump was bad, now I got to figure out why my testing method was showing crazy voltages and find...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By CJ74753
Question Main relay voltage jumping from OL to 16v

Okay, well I went to a few parts yards trying to find another DME but had no luck. I went back to the car and tested the main relay voltage, the main relays voltage is doing the same thing the fuel...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-28-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By CJ74753
Well I "think" I tested it right...Fuse 23 is...

Well I "think" I tested it right...Fuse 23 is good, jumped pins 30 and 87 together on the fuel relay and tested pins 4 and 5 on the fuel pump harness (voltage was jumping from OL and odd voltages up...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-28-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By CJ74753
Does the DME just like to kick over and die...

Does the DME just like to kick over and die randomly? I'm guessing its not something one can break open and repair? Well I guess I'll run back to the car and test the fuel relay and pump.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-28-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By CJ74753
Question Car starts but dies even if you give it gas

Wife was driving the car and went to Wal-Mart, when she went to leave it starts then immediately shuts off. Thought it might be the ICV, but it dies even when given gas. Whats next? The fuel pump?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-04-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By CJ74753
You said 11 wears out, its listed as a 7 ring....

You said 11 wears out, its listed as a 7 ring. Did you mean 10? I know the boot wears out as mine is all but broken off.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-04-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By CJ74753
Do you mean 5 is part of item 1? 5 and 8 appear...

Do you mean 5 is part of item 1? 5 and 8 appear to be completely separate items. 11 says its a 7 ring that Pelican Parts don't even carry in stock...just wanting to make sure I get the right things....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By CJ74753
No, mine is red. Okay well I found the Tourings...

No, mine is red. Okay well I found the Tourings for about $78 a piece so that's not too bad, actually cheaper than the Sachs/Boge. What all in this diagram goes bad and should be replaced?...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By CJ74753
Near the High Point/Greensboro area. Well I'm...

Near the High Point/Greensboro area. Well I'm trying to stay within reason and not go broke at the same time. I can't complain though, its been a great car.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By CJ74753
How do Bilstien Touring do against the oem...

How do Bilstien Touring do against the oem Sachs/Boge? Does one hold up better than the other? The mounting hardware such as what?...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By CJ74753
Question Suspension replacement questions

Okay well it's time to fix my suspension...not sure if anything has ever been done to it, I know my front left strut is completely shot, I think the front right is on its way out also so what all do...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By CJ74753
What is the GM?

What is the GM?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-17-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By CJ74753
That's kind of what I was figuring, I'm hesitant...

That's kind of what I was figuring, I'm hesitant around automatics as it is anyway. Just wish I could find me a nice dependable car for $1k or so even if I had to tinker with it some.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-16-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By CJ74753
Well I've torn the transmission out of my 91 525i...

Well I've torn the transmission out of my 91 525i and replaced the clutch, throw-out bearing, seals, and the such. So I mean I have the manuals, tools, and space to work on vehicles in my garage I'm...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-16-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By CJ74753
Question 95 318ti for $1k a good deal?

Been looking for another car for better gas mileage, ran across this craigslist ad http://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/4314027093.html and wanted some opinions. I've been trying to stay under $2k and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-16-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By CJ74753
Awwww...the joys:mad:, nothing quite like owning...

Awwww...the joys:mad:, nothing quite like owning an older car that has something going out on it that you must track down. My aunt had a Jeep some what like this it was the crankshaft position...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-16-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By CJ74753
Suspension

Need some help with suspension. I'm not looking for anything fancy here, just want something similar to OEM. I've been looking at the Sachs/Boge 312 393 which is OEM from what I can tell for the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-12-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By CJ74753
I've got no idea how this relates to my matter at...

I've got no idea how this relates to my matter at hand.


I've got 5w/30 or 5w/40 in it, its burned oil for over 4 years.
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