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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-10-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By wisbimmer20
A/C Tensioner Conundrum

One day out if seemingly nowhere my E36 a/c took a massive, steaming soul-irradiating **** on my life.

Looks to me like the ac tensioner pulley has come loose and is kind of dangling their...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-03-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By wisbimmer20
By interior lamps I mean glovebox, rear lamps,...

By interior lamps I mean glovebox, rear lamps, vanity mirrors, reading lamps etc
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-03-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By wisbimmer20
None of the interior lamps function when the car...

None of the interior lamps function when the car is off. I know interior lamps are supposed to come on even when car is off. Not sure what possibly could cause this. Otherwise the dim feature etc all...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-01-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By wisbimmer20
Also, I've noticed interior lamps/power...

Also, I've noticed interior lamps/power mirror/vanity lamps won't switch on unless the key is in at least 'accessory' position. I recall all these used to be functional even when the car was...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-01-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By wisbimmer20
Thanks so much for the replies. I will take a...

Thanks so much for the replies. I will take a closer look at this!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-31-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By wisbimmer20
Wtf?

Glove box light went out, replaced bulb still doesn't work. WTF?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-01-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By wisbimmer20
I have also replaced RTABS and rear shocks

I have also replaced RTABS and rear shocks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-01-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By wisbimmer20
Rear tick continues

I put my car up and adjusted the exhaust heat shield which was rather loose and the rear ticking noise went away for a while then came back, then went away, then came back. Happens during...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-29-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By wisbimmer20
Must have been the heat shield because now I...

Must have been the heat shield because now I can't hear it anymore
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-29-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By wisbimmer20
I'm under the car right now and the CV boots look...

I'm under the car right now and the CV boots look ok. When I pull back and forth on them there is some play but not sure if that is normal. Also, the exhaust shield is really lose since the places...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By wisbimmer20
Ticking from Rear

Lately my 98 328 has been making a loud 'ticking' noise from the rear. The car now has 176k miles.

It seems to click louder under acceleration and in a turn. It sounds pretty bad. I don't notice...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By wisbimmer20
I see the center vent knob is about to bust. I...

I see the center vent knob is about to bust. I think we've almost all experienced that wonderful surprise
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-18-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By wisbimmer20
Air box fastening clip snapped off

The metallic 'clip' that holds the MAF to the air box snapped off (including the plastic 'hook' it attached to. Is it possible this could be letting unmetered air into the system? It doesn't seem...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-18-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By wisbimmer20
RPM Drop at Idle since Cleaning Engine Bay

I recently splashed some water on my engine bay while spraying some of it with 409 cleaner (not a lot). The car feels almost completely normal but at idle the RPMs will drop to near zero and then...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-13-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 59,125
Posted By wisbimmer20
My white 1998 328i still attracts a remarkable...

My white 1998 328i still attracts a remarkable amount of admiration/attention for its age. I think we can all say we like the attention but I really don't like a lot of the perceptions associated...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,136
Posted By wisbimmer20
The new Bimmers are the best yet

The new Bimmers are the best yet
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-13-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By wisbimmer20
I have the digital climate control system which...

I have the digital climate control system which is just as ZeGerman stated in the earlier post. I have had a couple incidents where it randomly quit blowing air but upon turning the car on and off it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-01-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By wisbimmer20
Wow

Wow
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-27-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By wisbimmer20
I feel it could very well be the cam sensor since...

I feel it could very well be the cam sensor since it pulled a code and seems symptomatic of my drivability issues.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-27-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By wisbimmer20
I hate to be whiney and appreciate everyones...

I hate to be whiney and appreciate everyones input. I do need to get on my soapbox from time to time, however. Hopefully I can get this resolved.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-27-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By wisbimmer20
P1519/P1525 - "A" Camshaft Position Actuator...

P1519/P1525 - "A" Camshaft Position Actuator Control Open Circuit Bank 1. Have heard conflicting info regarding this. I read CPS can cause these drivability issues
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-27-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By wisbimmer20
Would P0455 Evaporative Emissions Control System...

Would P0455 Evaporative Emissions Control System Leak Detected (Gross) be related to the SAP failure?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-27-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By wisbimmer20
Also, my secondary air pump is not functioning....

Also, my secondary air pump is not functioning. Not sure if that would lead to this rough idle/stalling. I, too, am leaning towards vacuum leak. If this car wasn't so incredible to drive it would be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-27-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By wisbimmer20
I had two E34 5 series and I had to try to break...

I had two E34 5 series and I had to try to break them. Seems if I look at the e36 wrong it breaks. Granted the E34s weren't perfect. They both had the driver door hinge snap off but other than that...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-27-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By wisbimmer20
I do keep up with maintenance. I've replaced the...

I do keep up with maintenance. I've replaced the head gasket, the front suspension, rear shocks, RTABs, cooling system (radiator, water pump etc), wheel bearings, pulleys, brake rotors, brake...
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