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Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 01-12-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By RenaissanceMan
'85 635csi - alt/battery not charging

Trying to solve a charging issue. Car is an '85 635. The charging light stays illuminated at all times and the battery will not charge. We've checked the grounds, alternator connections, and have...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,166
Posted By RenaissanceMan
Resolved!!!

Hey everyone, I wanted to post and let you know the problem has finally been resolved. I changed the ignition switch and everything is back to normal. No more flickering battery light, no more...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,166
Posted By RenaissanceMan
Wow, this may indeed be the most enlightening...

Wow, this may indeed be the most enlightening clue so far. I've been wondering if mine was the cause because I've had some other strange behaviors. Every once in a while, the starter will not engage...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,166
Posted By RenaissanceMan
RESOLVED: Just replaced alternator & batt light still flickers. What next???

Hey everyone-

For the last several weeks my battery light has flickered for about 2-5 seconds after starting the X5. The light always goes away after several seconds and the truck has run fine. It...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-18-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By RenaissanceMan
ultimately, i'd like to upgrade to a dual inlet...

ultimately, i'd like to upgrade to a dual inlet system, but it's going to require that i change out the tank, as well. :(
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-18-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By RenaissanceMan
thanks for the reply. i also had thought of this...

thanks for the reply. i also had thought of this initially, but after talking to a shop in town that has done dozens of these swaps, they insisted that it wasn't an issue, since the fuel pressure is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-18-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By RenaissanceMan
My track car has eaten 3 fuel pumps so far... Need help diagnosing the problem!

car is an e30 318is, but i have an e36 M50 motor swap, which is why i'm posting here. still using the original 318 fuel tank and in-tank pump setup, however.

the problem is that i have gone...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-15-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By RenaissanceMan
No, it sounded like it was coming from the bottom...

No, it sounded like it was coming from the bottom of the engine bay, but from inside the car I could see where it sounded like it was coming from the steering column, itself. It was coming from where...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-15-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By RenaissanceMan
Yup, plenty of fluid, thanks. :) I shot...

Yup, plenty of fluid, thanks. :)

I shot some lithium grease at the top of the pittman arm where it comes out of the bottom of the pump, and the noise diappeared, so so far so good. Not really...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-14-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By RenaissanceMan
'95 525it: Creaking steering

Our '95 525it recently exhibited an issue where the steering will emit a very loud creaking noise, particularly right before or right after turning into or backing out of a parking space. I put the...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 05-21-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By RenaissanceMan
bumpity

bumpity
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 05-16-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By RenaissanceMan
E46 3 Series Bentley Manual 99-01 (Not M3)

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250116627084
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-14-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By RenaissanceMan
I did just replace the plugs... Is there a way to...

I did just replace the plugs... Is there a way to test the coils?

Thanks for the reply-
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-03-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By RenaissanceMan
525it/M50 knocking when warm

Hello-

I have a '95 525it and the motor has been exhibiting knocking once the car is up to temperature. When I first start to drive it when cold, the symptoms are not there; only after...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-30-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By RenaissanceMan
(new oil did not cure the problem...) well, i...

(new oil did not cure the problem...) well, i took the car in last friday. they had a lead tech take a ride with me, and i pointed out the problems in my drivetrain. in addition to the diff noise, i...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-13-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By RenaissanceMan
Diff whine b/w 40-55 mph

My diff is whining between speeds 40 and 55mph, regardless of whether or not gears are engaged... It's getting pretty loud. Car is an '01 with 38k. Anyone know if the updated diff oil with the...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 05-04-2004, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 748
Posted By RenaissanceMan
e30m50 braking power problem

After replacing the 320i brake booster in my e30m50, I still am having trouble with braking power. Before the swap, I had a very hard pedal with only barely adequate braking power. I could bring the...
Forum: M Series 03-25-2004, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,324
Posted By RenaissanceMan
yeah, the instrument cutout sounds pretty...

yeah, the instrument cutout sounds pretty annoying. you should make the purchase of the car contingent on them fixing that. you don't want to have to deal with that.

you need to check the...
Forum: M Series 03-25-2004, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By RenaissanceMan
congrats! you think driving it on the street...

congrats!

you think driving it on the street is fun... try driving it on the track! that's like taking a hit off the m3 crackpipe... :D

your car is plenty young at 60k. i bought my '98 with...
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