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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-25-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
Update: The engine is performing excellently. ...

Update: The engine is performing excellently. There have been no hesitations or feeling of power loss.
What ever Andre felt (slight hesitation) that first day after the new pump...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-25-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Larrick
http://www.aircare.ca/repinfo-ere-causes-hc.php ...

http://www.aircare.ca/repinfo-ere-causes-hc.php

Check out this site. It may give you an idea on where to start.
High hydrocarbons can be caused by many things or combinations.
Your numbers are...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-23-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Larrick
SeaFoam Treatment. The car failed smog with...

SeaFoam Treatment.

The car failed smog with High hydroCarbons.
I did a number of things after that, so I do not know if it was the SeaFoam treatment which helped but I do not think it hurt.
I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-23-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Larrick
I had the same problem with a 1994 525it last...

I had the same problem with a 1994 525it last November.



Do an Oil change if you have not done one very recently. High HydroCarbons can be from dirt, contaminated Oil. I use Mobile 1 synthetic....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-21-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Larrick
On an M50 engine. The supply line runs from the...

On an M50 engine. The supply line runs from the fuel pump, through the fuel filter, and into the fuel rail at the front of the engine.

The fuel pressure regulator is on the rear (fire wall) side...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
I will just write it out. ...

I will just write it out. www.motor.com/magazine/pdfs/052003_12.pdf

It is nice and simple. And worth a look. I could not get it to copy and paste.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-20-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
www.motor.com/magazine/pdfs/052003_12.pdf***8206;...

www.motor.com/magazine/pdfs/052003_12.pdf***8206;

I am trying to send this agin. It did not work on last try.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-20-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
This is a short and informative article on Fuel...

This is a short and informative article on Fuel Pressure and Volume Testing. www.motor.com/magazine/pdfs/052003_12.pdf***8206;

I may as well continue my obsession with pointing out my...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-19-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
Capricorn, I did not see your post when I began...

Capricorn, I did not see your post when I began writing mine.

The Vacuum hose is ATTACHED and has been since the acceleration/deceleration Test yesterday.

I some with Andre today and everything...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-19-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
I decided to call a few more independent BMW...

I decided to call a few more independent BMW shops in the S.F. Bay area to see if I could find a mechanic who was familiar with the e34 M50 engine.

They were all surprisingly talkative and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-19-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
I checked Pick and Pull's prices on the DME and...

I checked Pick and Pull's prices on the DME and the Control Module.
They get $50 for the DME. eBay is $75 or best offer and I Know it should be good

$25 for Control module. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
I was thinking of leaving the car "as is" until I...

I was thinking of leaving the car "as is" until I return. I still feel that putting in a new FPR is the right thing to do, but I fear that if a small mishap of some kind occurs during the job, I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-18-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
I was able to get at the BMW today. I...

I was able to get at the BMW today.

I performed the STOMP TEST: Code 1444 NO Faults.

I drove the car to GOLDEN GATE FIELDS. It is a Horse Racing Track with several Huge parking areas. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-18-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
The Vacuum is line is now DETACHED and the fuel...

The Vacuum is line is now DETACHED and the fuel pressure is steady at 44 psi. (under all conditions)

I will take the car out to a an open area and perform your acceleration/deceleration Test.
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-17-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 650
Posted By Larrick
I may be too late to help but, I just did a fuel...

I may be too late to help but, I just did a fuel pump on Friday.

I had 1/2 a tank, no problem but I would prefer it lower the nextime.

You need to push the tall flat plastic clips in toward the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Larrick
I remember 10 lbs of torque being the number the...

I remember 10 lbs of torque being the number the sticks in my head from long ago days.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-17-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Larrick
You could also check the sensor with a...

You could also check the sensor with a muti-meter. Even though it is new, it could be defective.

Just guessing, but I assume the throttle would be full closed and begin to open right away when...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-17-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
There were NO UNDER POWERED Hill climbs. The...

There were NO UNDER POWERED Hill climbs. The power on the steepest hills was like being in a Rocket Ship.

The only power loss was felt by my Son upon acceleration after a stop on FLAT ground. (2...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-16-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Larrick
You MUST begin stomping IMMEDIATELY after the key...

You MUST begin stomping IMMEDIATELY after the key is turned to the ON position.

I found that any lag time will cause the stomp test NOT to initiate.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-16-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Larrick
I would add one refinement to the STOMP TEST...

I would add one refinement to the STOMP TEST procedure:

You must begin the Stomping, IMMEDIATELY, WITH OUT ANY HESITATION after you turn there key to the on position.

I have found, that if...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-16-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
I will do the stomp test tomorrow. I am...

I will do the stomp test tomorrow.

I am ready to install a new FPR. I can get a Bosch locally for $70.

Is Bosch the best? I have a failed Bosh now.

I can perform the fuel injector leak down...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-16-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
The Oxygen Sensor was replaced at 155,000 miles...

The Oxygen Sensor was replaced at 155,000 miles and the car just passed 170,000 miles last week. So 15,000 miles on the new O2 sensor.

Why would low pressure cause poor gas milage?

How low...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-16-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Larrick
It is most assuredly your valve cover gasket. I...

It is most assuredly your valve cover gasket.
I just replaced mine in November of last year.
It is straight forward and easy.

There is a great tutorial thread by "Monsignor" You should be able...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-16-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Larrick
It is most assuredly your valve cover gasket. I...

It is most assuredly your valve cover gasket.
I just replaced mine in November of last year.
It is straight forward and easy.

There is a great tutorial thread by "Monsignor" You should be able...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-16-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,802
Posted By Larrick
I stopped by my son's house on the way to return...

I stopped by my son's house on the way to return the Fuel Pressure Gauge to AutoZone.

He told me the he had felt a lack of power on two separate occasions while driving the car. (currently the...
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