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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-21-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Tyannt
Did your original starter have the same...

Did your original starter have the same connector, or did
you remove wires from the starter terminals?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-09-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
*** Lol No problem; just checking I wasn't coming...

*** Lol No problem; just checking I wasn't coming across as a total FU haha
Really though, I DO appreciate ALL advice


*** Yup; Remember I bench tested it before installing, had been sitting for...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-09-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
1) ""more" unforced errors from you." ie? ...

1) ""more" unforced errors from you." ie?

2) I prefer not leaving the originals in; the neutral wire already has a short length added because it was bad at the starter terminal. If I'm going to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-09-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
OBC still not working... I haven't spliced...

OBC still not working...

I haven't spliced in the NEW "Ignition" and "Neutral" wires into the
harness, only attached them at the starter and running enough I could splice them into
the harness...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-08-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
Thumbs up New starter is in, works fine... replaced the 2...

New starter is in, works fine... replaced the 2 small; ignition and neutral anyway! Ran them through
Hi-Temp braided asbestos wire loom just for good measure.

I agree with you both that most...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-06-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
So I have a RBLT Bosch starter... think I'll...

So I have a RBLT Bosch starter... think I'll still make up new wires so there's no
question about them before installing the starter.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-06-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
Relieved that they don't MAKE the parts.. and i...

Relieved that they don't MAKE the parts.. and i won't be going to them for any testing in future!
Every store gives you a different test result! Possibly due to poorly maintained test equipment!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-06-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
I didn't hook my starter up wrong in my car, the...

I didn't hook my starter up wrong in my car, the guy at Advance Auto connected the test machine leads on the wrong starter posts when testing it.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-05-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Tyannt
Thumbs up * I initially thought of it as an upgrade that...

* I initially thought of it as an upgrade that may extend the starter life, while giving faster starts. No intentions of engine mods to that degree so considering what you've told me I have to agree...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-05-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Tyannt
No i don't have a 2.2KW spare. Already bought a...

No i don't have a 2.2KW spare.
Already bought a new starter today, but, if i swap it for the same money for the 2.2KW starter, why not?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-05-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Tyannt
Use m70 starter in an m60 ?

About to replace the starter in my car... 1995 540i/6

Came across an older post about using the 2.2KW M70 starter (E32 750's)?
on the M60 instead of the original 1.7KW starter.

If anyone can...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-05-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
Took the starter to Advance to have tested...the...

Took the starter to Advance to have tested...the guy melted the covers off the test machine
hooking it up wrong! It's totally dead!

Bought a Bosche Rmfd starter and before installing it I think...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-05-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
Optima D31A Yellow Top 900CCA

Optima D31A Yellow Top 900CCA
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
Been busy at it!!! Battery is still at...

Been busy at it!!!

Battery is still at Advance being charged...again! Advised them that 12.46v is NOT fully charged. They didn't
accept that too happily and had to show me the voltages on a few...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
TheEinstein... * Correct.. connected a...

TheEinstein...

* Correct.. connected a remote starter from the starter S terminal to Jump Post B+
and still only get the click! Have already been scouting for another starter. BUT puzzled why it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
Mr._Graybeard; Yes I believe "EWS II" ...

Mr._Graybeard;

Yes I believe "EWS II"


Hardly knowledgeable about the electronics of the car yet so I may be misunderstanding something here! What you are calling the "immobilizer relay"...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
Just a FYI: Contacted BMW and ran my VIN. ...

Just a FYI:

Contacted BMW and ran my VIN.
Was advised that BOTH manual + automatic cars have the Starter Interlock Relay!
With regard to MY vehicle...Manual=#61358364174 Automatic=6135836417(5)...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
GA65284 / Build Date: 1995-9-12

GA65284 / Build Date: 1995-9-12
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-03-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
Oh goody...another one! Lol I've only read...

Oh goody...another one! Lol

I've only read suggestions that the STARTER RELAY is behind the
drivers side kickpanel... If I have one!
It's been raining so I haven't got much done...tomorrow I'll...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-03-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
Thumbs up Mykk... I'll check that "fusible link" first...

Mykk...

I'll check that "fusible link" first thing in the morning!
Appreciate the suggestion...

Afterthought: I have that smaller red from the + , leads to a black plastic "snap apart" case, ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-03-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
UPDATE... Didn't get much done today!...

UPDATE...

Didn't get much done today! Cold/Wet
- Raised car again and removed shields for access to starter.
- Added a wire to the Ignition wire on the starter post, routed this up to the B+...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-02-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
TheEinstein / capricornbmw ! Still raining...

TheEinstein / capricornbmw !

Still raining here so another day shot!

*** When removed, The old starter failed testing, (Motor Spin AND either Solenoid or Clutch
Overide..can't remember...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-30-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
Hey TheEinstein... I actually haven't put...

Hey TheEinstein...

I actually haven't put the battery back in to test again, Advance did test + charge it but I'm not optimistic since I think it was strong enough before.....It's Cold and dark...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-30-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
E34ZombieHunter; Just got back from having...

E34ZombieHunter;

Just got back from having the battery tested... Excellent!

I'm missing something for sure, suppose anyone with some electrical troubleshooting skills would probably nail it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-30-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tyannt
SOLVED...Frustrated, Starter clicks but no start!

Hey all... getting pretty frustrated here!!!

Haven't been driving my 95 540/6 much lately. Went to start and although the battery was good, all lights and headlights bright It wouldn't make a...
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