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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-26-2014, 06:25 PM
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Posted By 92_318i
318 hesitation after rain

Hello all...

Havent posted in awhile, as I have been busy with work, anyways...

a few months back, my 318 developed a nasty rough idle problem and hesitation problem, only during/after a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-20-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,661
Posted By 92_318i
I also have a 92 318i, and am not getting heat...

I also have a 92 318i, and am not getting heat out of the face vents. I tore the dash apart and found that the bowden cable that attaches to the vent is missing completely.

I have secured a cable...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-16-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By 92_318i
On a related note, on my 318i, my windshield...

On a related note, on my 318i, my windshield washer pump is not functioning. My wipers work fine but I get no washer fluid when I pull back on the stalk. Any ideas?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-04-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,017
Posted By 92_318i
The biggest fix was the new TPS. The vac...

The biggest fix was the new TPS.

The vac line had a very small leak. And was actually the last thing replaced.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-04-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,017
Posted By 92_318i
It's all fixed now. Just needed one new coil, a...

It's all fixed now. Just needed one new coil, a new set of wires, a set of OE NGK Rs, a new valve cover vacuum line, and a throttle position sensor.

Fuel pump is brand new, it was a spark issue....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-04-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,017
Posted By 92_318i
Mine did the same thing the other day... 92...

Mine did the same thing the other day... 92 318i... After I forgot to replace the oil cap after an oil change, ad subsequently drove 75+ mi with oil spraying everywhere.

Started misfiring, not...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-04-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By 92_318i
Have your replaced the fuel filter? Checked...

Have your replaced the fuel filter?

Checked for fuel pressure at the rail?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By 92_318i
I would do a compression test, just to be sure...

I would do a compression test, just to be sure the head and/or piston rings weren't damaged when the head gasket went.

Was the head tested for warping/cracks when you put the new HG in?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By 92_318i
Did you do a compression test?

Did you do a compression test?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2013, 11:03 AM
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Views: 419,355
Posted By 92_318i
I actually just bought it to have something to...

I actually just bought it to have something to work on for a few months, and was planning on selling it when I was finished.

But it reminded me too much of my 97 M3 sedan (first car!) so I've...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-02-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10,485
Views: 419,355
Posted By 92_318i
Finally getting around to painting my junkyard...

Finally getting around to painting my junkyard rear bumper.

When I bought the car, it needed a bit of work... Engine did not run, cooling system was in shambles, needed a clutch, needed front and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-23-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By 92_318i
Corrosion on the starter wires *could* cause low...

Corrosion on the starter wires *could* cause low voltage/poor charging, if the alternator runs trough the starter like it does on my Lincoln. And would explain the battery slowly going bad (a few bad...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-23-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By 92_318i
I had this happen on my Lincoln LS. Annoyed the...

I had this happen on my Lincoln LS. Annoyed the hell out of me.

Finally determined it was corrosion on the starter wiring.

Cleane everything to bare copper and all was good for a couple...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-22-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By 92_318i
Maybe fuel pump? I know you said you can smell...

Maybe fuel pump? I know you said you can smell raw gas out the exhaust, but my pump went Thursday night, same situation, car just stopped. Ended up pushing it into a gas station parking lot and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-14-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,006
Posted By 92_318i
Red face When my m42 was doing this, new plugs, wires,...

When my m42 was doing this, new plugs, wires, coils, cleaning the iacv, AFM, throttle body, running a can of seafoam through the vac lines, and replacing the 2 major vacuum lines solved it for me. I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-02-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,398
Posted By 92_318i
Just don't let it go too long... Or it will look...

Just don't let it go too long... Or it will look just like this.

http://i1006.photobucket.com/albums/af183/98_sport/09D6B428-19CA-4940-A78E-6CD5BBAC8F35-1073-000001424A54A98F.jpg
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-25-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By 92_318i
Unfortunately the only one on a sedan I could...

Unfortunately the only one on a sedan I could find had rust on the lower section (when I bought my 318, the drivers fender and front bumper were destroyed). So I cut off the lower and welded the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-25-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By 92_318i
I managed to get mine from a local u-pull-it...

I managed to get mine from a local u-pull-it yard. I'd start there.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-25-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By 92_318i
The fender is one piece. If you are proficient...

The fender is one piece. If you are proficient enough at welding body panels, you can cut/weld on a good lower. But definately much easier to just replace the fender.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-19-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By 92_318i
Thank you Ze German. I saw several for 5-7$...

Thank you Ze German.

I saw several for 5-7$ shipped for bags of 25 and got excited.

Didn't want to order them til I was sure
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-19-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By 92_318i
Body side molding clips

Anyone here know if the body side molding clips are different between the early cars, and facelifted cars?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-06-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By 92_318i
If you replace the clutch and throw out bearing...

If you replace the clutch and throw out bearing yourself, and it looks like that, make sure you get all of the bits and pieces out of the transmission bellhousing before reinstalling.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-06-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By 92_318i
I actually drove it home when I bought it. Made a...

I actually drove it home when I bought it. Made a lot of noise. And was very difficult to get into gear.

5th and second were especially tough.

After that drive, it became undriveable, I tried...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-06-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By 92_318i
For what it's worth, when I bought my 318, I...

For what it's worth, when I bought my 318, I bought it knowing it needed a throwout bearing...

Limited clutch engagement, a lot of squealing, etc.

This is what the bearing looked at when I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-05-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,448
Posted By 92_318i
Ok so I took care of the rich problem, rewired...

Ok so I took care of the rich problem, rewired the O2 sensor, and
Rewelded part of the exhaust. Car runs much better, but still misses @4500rpm.

I'm going to try running it with the DISA valve...
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