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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,018
Posted By catso
Did you try bleeding it on an incline, nose up?...

Did you try bleeding it on an incline, nose up? If so I think you have an additional problem; another bad hose, bad radiator, etc.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-30-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By catso
Collapsed or deteriorated hoses can also cause...

Collapsed or deteriorated hoses can also cause similar problems. There are tests you can perform for your master cylinder that can help you diagnose the problem better.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-29-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By catso
Older cars' brakes can get stuck or not operate...

Older cars' brakes can get stuck or not operate properly from corrosion, wear, and neglect. I would suggest removing the wheels and carefully examing each caliper, rotor, the slide pins, the...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-27-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By catso
Here's something interesting I found in northern...

Here's something interesting I found in northern Illinois, maybe it's what you are looking for:dunno:: http://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/cto/5721930624.html
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 43,437
Posted By catso
OH! :bawling: For the good old days!...........

OH! :bawling: For the good old days!...........
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 43,437
Posted By catso
The topic may be similar, but the conclusions...

The topic may be similar, but the conclusions that the X3 owners reach may be quite different.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-26-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By catso
You have a parasitic battery drain. You can...

You have a parasitic battery drain. You can connect an ammeter to the battery and start removing fuses one by one until you find the circuit that is draining the battery. Electrical problems in these...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 43,437
Posted By catso
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Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-19-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By catso
It looks like a very nice car, but too bad about...

It looks like a very nice car, but too bad about the trans. Hope it finds a good home.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-16-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By catso
It looks like a very nice car, a wonderful...

It looks like a very nice car, a wonderful addition to anyone's collection.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-13-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By catso
I would carefully check and clean the battery...

I would carefully check and clean the battery cables and connections (especially all the wires connected to the battery terminals) and re-examine the fuses and fusebox. The fuses can develop tiny...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-13-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By catso
Stick with stock; e28 ignition systems are a bit...

Stick with stock; e28 ignition systems are a bit finicky and you may actually lose performance by "upgrading".
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-10-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By catso
The solenoid you are referring to (on the...

The solenoid you are referring to (on the firewall) is a common problem, but finding a good replacement is expensive. The only ones that seem to last are the OEM ones from BMW; the cheap aftermarket...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-08-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By catso
I don't think it would be very easy to replace a...

I don't think it would be very easy to replace a gas engine with a diesel; fuel system, computer, ignition, possibly even cooling system etc. would all need to be changed. The slope issue makes me...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 07-26-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By catso
The 1988 528e sold in the USA does not have a...

The 1988 528e sold in the USA does not have a cold start valve, but does have an Idle Air Control valve that can get gummed up and malfunction. It's not hard to remove and clean, but with that much...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,471
Posted By catso
Try looking it up at www.REALOEM.com...

Try looking it up at www.REALOEM.com (http://www.REALOEM.com)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,471
Posted By catso
A coolant leak could be from the water pump,...

A coolant leak could be from the water pump, thermostat housing, coolant temp switch, radiator, or the various hose connections that go to each one. Old hoses are prone to leaking and occasionally...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 07-14-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By catso
I think you have another problem that is causing...

I think you have another problem that is causing the arcing. My guess is that it's in the seconday part of the ignition system; coil, wires, plugs, rotor, maybe even just the high voltage lead from...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,491
Posted By catso
I agree with Bob; CVV is your most likely cause....

I agree with Bob; CVV is your most likely cause. Do a search and you will find an alternative CVV "catch can" modification setup that some members have successfully used.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-30-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By catso
There is a procedure for checking fuel delivery...

There is a procedure for checking fuel delivery and pressure in the Bentley E28 repair manual. I suggest you get yourself a copy to help you diagnose your problem. Over the years of my 528e...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-25-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By catso
You can replace the exhaust from the cat back...

You can replace the exhaust from the cat back with a one-piece assembly or two component system, but your local muffler shop may also be able to give you some creative alternatives, especially if you...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-06-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By catso
Why don't you go to the www.realoem.com...

Why don't you go to the www.realoem.com (http://www.realoem.com) website, enter the specific information for your car, and then you can find diagrams and part numbers of the fuel pump and whatever...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-05-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By catso
There are two fuel pumps; one in the tank and one...

There are two fuel pumps; one in the tank and one under the car, make sure both are working properly.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-29-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By catso
It sounds like a fuel pressure or fuel delivery...

It sounds like a fuel pressure or fuel delivery problem. Try using some starting fluid, it may help you diagnose the cause.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-29-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By catso
I recommend you get yourself a copy of the...

I recommend you get yourself a copy of the Bentley E28 Repair Manual, there are electrical diagrams at the end of the book.
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