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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-27-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,255
Posted By meb1970
How is that even possible? I answered your...

How is that even possible?

I answered your question regarding the whistling CCV and less than two hours later you replaced it with the original AND put in a lower pan gasket??

Maybe I am...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-26-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,255
Posted By meb1970
I got some bad news for you.....yours is bad too....

I got some bad news for you.....yours is bad too.
I never had the howling before, just burning oil a start up really bad and no vacuum at the oil filler cap. I bought an aftermarket CCV from...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-25-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,255
Posted By meb1970
Update !!! Replaced defective CCV and replaced...

Update !!!
Replaced defective CCV and replaced throttle body gasket on 11/17/2012
(sorry for the delay in the follow-up)
The car definitely idles significantly better and accelerates even smoother...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-15-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,255
Posted By meb1970
I guess I'll know for sure this Saturday. To...

I guess I'll know for sure this Saturday.

To clarify something though, the fuel line that I used instead of a vacuum line was larger, thicker, and more firm (get your mind out of the gutter :)). ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-13-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,255
Posted By meb1970
New CCV and NOW it decides to make noise???

Not sure it is fixed just yet. I bought the new CCV and throttle body gasket when I was at the shop (genuine BMW too). I won't have a chance to install until Saturday.

The hose was just loose...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-13-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,255
Posted By meb1970
UPDATE.....New CCV and NOW it decides to make noise???

Took the E34 540 to European Performance in Wilmington, DE this morning.

Results from smoke test: Loose hose on CCV and i have a more significant leak at the throttle body than I thought.

John...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-12-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,255
Posted By meb1970
Clarifications

I already cleaned the ICV about 2 weeks ago

The CPS tested good

I had 20/50 in on Saturday. Sunday morning it was about a quart low, so I added some
Barrs Stop Leak since it will supposedly...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-11-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,255
Posted By meb1970
New CCV and NOW it decides to make noise???

Firstly, do not drive this car until you've topped up oil till the required mark.
Already done

Secondly, have you noticed any oil leaks anywhere ? On the ground ?
No. That is the weird thing. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-11-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,255
Posted By meb1970
New CCV and NOW it decides to make noise???

Need MAJOR help!!!!

Please see my previous posts.

Things already done to the car:
New plugs
New Air Filter
Changed the VC Gaskets
New Plugs again
new plug boots
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-28-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,638
Posted By meb1970
NEED HELP!!!! 1994 E34 540 Wont Start UPDATE !!!

SATURDAY 10/26/2012

Cleaned the MAF with CRC
Cleaned the Idle Control w/carb cleaner
Changed the fuel filters
Checked for leaks. Found a leak at the throttle body intake. Temporary fix using...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-28-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,638
Posted By meb1970
NEED HELP!!!! 1994 E34 540 Wont Start

SATURDAY 10/26/2012

Cleaned the MAF with CRC
Cleaned the Idle Control w/carb cleaner
Changed the fuel filters
Checked for leaks. Found a leak at the throttle body intake. Temporary fix using...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-28-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,638
Posted By meb1970
NEED HELP!!!! 1994 E34 540 Wont Start

SATURDAY 10/26/2012

Cleaned the MAF with CRC
Cleaned the Idle Control w/carb cleaner
Changed the fuel filters
Checked for leaks. Found a leak at the throttle body intake. Temporary fix using...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-24-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,638
Posted By meb1970
NEED HELP!!!! 1994 E34 540 Wont Start

MY BABY IS BACK !!!!

Changed the coil boots on Monday and installed the new DME/ECU Relay. No Change.

Received the fuel pump relay today and a friend from work came over to help. When he was...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-21-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,638
Posted By meb1970
NEED HELP!!!! 1994 E34 540 Wont Start

OK everyone, here is where I am at right now:

The original CPS that came out was caked with oil and grease at the tip facing the crank.
I just replaced it with the new one even after noticing the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-20-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,638
Posted By meb1970
NEED HELP!!!! 1994 E34 540 Wont Start

Are the CPS from Bavauto and Pelican notoriously bad?

I did notice that the OEM had a 1/4" pickup and the new one only has a little dot for the pickup.

If I just spent 80.00 for a POS I am...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-20-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,638
Posted By meb1970
NEED HELP!!!! 1994 E34 540 Wont Start

O2 sensor x 2
If I needed the second one, it would have thrown a code

Fuel filter x 2
I thought about this, but it always accelerated fine.

Possible Mass Air Flow meter an issue(MAF)- if it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-20-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,638
Posted By meb1970
NEED HELP!!!! 1994 E34 540 Wont Start

The bolt has a allen head. Not sure how I could torque this. It is pretty tight, any tighter and I would have stripped the head more. Almost stripped it taking it out. I had to keep spraying a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-20-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 345,979
Posted By meb1970
1994 e34 540

My 1994 E34 540
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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-20-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,638
Posted By meb1970
NEED HELP!!!! 1994 E34 540 Wont Start

It is a 1994 E34 540

The CPS can only go in one way. It only has one bolt. I could not have messed that up even if I tried.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-20-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,638
Posted By meb1970
NEED HELP!!!! 1994 E34 540 Wont Start

drain the old gas, replaced fuel pump,fuel filter,flush lines and removed injectors to have them bench clean. 4 year old gas kills fuel system components. are you getting fault code 10 or 12 for 02...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-20-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,638
Posted By meb1970
Unhappy NEED HELP!!!! 1994 E34 540 Wont Start

New user here and fairly new owner (bought car in June) and need some major help.
Bought the car in June and it had been sitting for about 4 years according to the last time it was inspected. Put a...
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