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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-06-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By jhkim
I added 640g of gas ( 2 cans ) and reached the...

I added 640g of gas ( 2 cans ) and reached the minimum gas pressure. Cold air is coming out for two days so far.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-26-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,050
Posted By jhkim
After 18 months, I did another smog test. This is...

After 18 months, I did another smog test. This is the previous result.
15mph 25mph
%CO2 15.4 15.4
%O2 0.0 0.0
HC 81/81 39/40
CO 0.14/0.47 0.13/0.30
NO 271/478 64/484

The result from today. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-18-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By jhkim
For someone who will do a similar job, I'm...

For someone who will do a similar job, I'm attaching the photo of the pin. It was super tight so I had to hammer it out. Thanks for the offer but my one is grey.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-17-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By jhkim
Where is the pin ?

I'm trying to replace the cover on arm rest but I could not find the pin.

This is my reference.

http://parts.bmwofsouthatlanta.com/showAssembly.aspx?ukey_product=1391695&ukey_assembly=247406
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-17-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By jhkim
No cold air inside. I don't feel difference. ...

No cold air inside. I don't feel difference.

I did not check the temperatures. Can I check the temperature on pressure valves ?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-16-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By jhkim
Also found a similar problem which repeats engage...

Also found a similar problem which repeats engage and disengage. The answer was "If the clutch disengages and then engages then you are probably low on refrigerant and have a small leak in the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-16-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By jhkim
One reason could be pressure sensors. Does E34...

One reason could be pressure sensors. Does E34 have both hi and lo pressure sensors ? Probably my car has really low pressure and too high pressure. Maybe that causes a short cycling ? This article...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By jhkim
When A/C is turned on, I tried to turn the...

When A/C is turned on, I tried to turn the compressor by hand and it was really strongly engaged. I don't think it can wobble at all when it is engaged. I think the compressor is turned on and off in...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-16-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By jhkim
I was able to see the back of the compressor and...

I was able to see the back of the compressor and this is the model number of the compressor. It helps me to find more information and parts.

10PA 17C
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By jhkim
I must mean R134. Thanks for correcting.

I must mean R134. Thanks for correcting.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-15-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By jhkim
Checked pressure

I was able to remove A/C serpentine belt and checked the compressor. The spinning part is wobbling so I was able to move around easily with my finger. I attached the picture. I checked pressure on...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-11-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By jhkim
I wish I can just buy a clutch assembly but there...

I wish I can just buy a clutch assembly but there is no place selling the clutch assembly only. It seems like they always sell altogether for this model or BMW. Thanks for the offers but I will keep...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-03-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By jhkim
Figured out the contact issue with engine oil filter housing.

There was a clip that can hold the hose to avoid contact with the engine oil filter housing. It looks much better than before. Solved !
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-01-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By jhkim
vibrating A/C compressor

It's summer and my car is burning. Actually I'm burning in my car. Since I bought this car I haven't used A/C because the compressor shakes when it is engaged. The compressor itself is fine but the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-01-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By jhkim
Replaced both hoses !

Finally I replaced both hoses. I drove 1 year without one of the hoses and I was able to replace them today. I drove about 60 miles and it runs fine. So farm my MPG is 23.8 very consistently. I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-29-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By jhkim
No leak after replacing valve cover gasket. I...

No leak after replacing valve cover gasket. I fixed it about a year ago and no leak since then.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-26-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By jhkim
Got the same problem.

I was about to ask about this hose but someone already posted this ! Thanks a lot. I was wondering where the rest part of the hose went. I found this while replacing a valve cover gasket. The car is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-13-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By jhkim
Shift assembly

I'm trying to put things together back but I'm lost when I assemble gear **** knob area. Where does the orange plastic piece need to go? It seems like it indicates which gear is engaged . I have no...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-12-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By jhkim
33.1 mpg on cruise control

I have '95 525i. I drove about one hour on highway with cruise control on. Reset the average mpg when I turn on cruise control and measured until I turned it off. Surprisingly it is 33.1! Normally it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-27-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By jhkim
Found the source of oil leak !

I found where the oil is coming from. It is from rear side of engine near front wheel. In the picture, you can see the oil drop which falls to exhaust system. Now the oil is all over the place under...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-19-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By jhkim
loose bolt

That's a good point. Actually I already found one loose blot and missing bolt which hold exhaust. I assume there were two. One is gone and the other was almost gone. The bolt is in the middle of the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-19-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By jhkim
That gives me a little comfort because it seems...

That gives me a little comfort because it seems like engine oil. In the picture, it looks redish as well but it is just yellow and brown. I will try to trace back next time.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-18-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By jhkim
Fixed !

It wasn't that easy project because taking out a fan wasn't easy. However I found a good tip which you can borrow a wrench that holds the fan.

...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-18-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By jhkim
some kind of oil leaking

I have noticed oli marks on the ground after parking. It is getting worse so I'm trying to figure out where it is coming from. '95 525i is pretty old one so I expected a little oil leak but this is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-18-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By jhkim
I drove about 60 miles after replacing the fuel...

I drove about 60 miles after replacing the fuel filter and it seems to work fine. Thanks for the advice.
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