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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-31-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By CJ74753
Question Key in ignition warning failure

Has anyone had a problem with the "Key in ignition" warning message not going off when you turn the key to the off position? It'll ding up until the off position and it'll ding if push the key into...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-30-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By CJ74753
Lol, yeah been using the clutch since I was about...

Lol, yeah been using the clutch since I was about 8yrs old or so. Just got to looking in my engine bay and noticed I seemed to of forgot to tighten my air intake boot up at some point. Where it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-30-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By CJ74753
Question Random lurching at take-off in 1st gear

I've got an odd issue that I've never had before with my car. At take-off in first gear my car randomly wants to go crazy and start lurching, it happens very few times a week but when it does I just...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-28-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By CJ74753
Yeah, my battery location is under the hood on...

Yeah, my battery location is under the hood on the passenger side. My car also does not have the in cabin air filter. My car was manufactured October of 1990 so it is different in a few ways. Had a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-27-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By CJ74753
This is not the case though. I had to walk home...

This is not the case though. I had to walk home today to get my other car as my BMW wouldn't start. I've been noticing since the alternator problem the car sounding like the battery was getting low...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-27-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By CJ74753
That is when off, while running I have about 14v.

That is when off, while running I have about 14v.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-27-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By CJ74753
Question 525i Battery size under hood battery tray?

Well recently my alternator bit the dust and from what it looks like it appears it's taken a toll on my battery as it won't stay charged higher than about 12.06v. My question is what different size...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-16-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By CJ74753
Borrowed my neighbors battery charger, charged...

Borrowed my neighbors battery charger, charged the battery and installed a spare alternator that a great friend had. So far my car has been doing great since. Was a pain in the rear to get the spare...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-13-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By CJ74753
Nah, she is an awesome wife. I left the...

Nah, she is an awesome wife.

I left the jumper cables from my truck on the battery for about 20 minutes while waiting so it got a small charge. I'll see about borrowing my neighbors battery...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-13-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By CJ74753
Posted just before running out the door and the...

Posted just before running out the door and the more I thought about it I knew it was either the computer or alternator. Wife said it started illuminating the abs, check engine and brake fluid...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-13-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By CJ74753
Exclamation Car just died! Help....

Wife just called me and told me she was driving and the radio went off by itself, she turned it back on and then the car just started to die. Dash lights and everything just went off completely, it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-09-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By CJ74753
When it has no voltage I have a problem heating...

When it has no voltage I have a problem heating the cabin. Cooling the cabin works rather well with the a/c working. Here is a picture of the valve connection getting battery voltage as it starts...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-09-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By CJ74753
The wire length is too short plus it has 3 rubber...

The wire length is too short plus it has 3 rubber grommets. The short ones are listed as "upstream" and appear to have circle holes in the sensor, the correct length one are much longer and have slit...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-09-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By CJ74753
Question Oxygen sensors listed for car do not fit

Okay maybe someone can enlighten me as to why there seems to be O2 sensors listed for my 91 525i that do not fit. On Amazon and RockAuto it tells me a Beck/Arnley O2 sensor 156-4444 will fit my car....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-09-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By CJ74753
Thermostat opens fine in pot of hot water,...

Thermostat opens fine in pot of hot water, drilled a 1/16th hole in top for vent/bypass also. Well I think I got it fixed. I poured coolant in the tank, blew into the tank till it was empty, covered...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-08-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By CJ74753
When it works my digital meter shows battery...

When it works my digital meter shows battery voltage at the plug.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-08-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By CJ74753
The valves, sometimes they get voltage to run...

The valves, sometimes they get voltage to run other times they don't.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-08-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By CJ74753
I didn't do this earlier as the stupid pump to...

I didn't do this earlier as the stupid pump to the heater core has a ghost in it. The voltage don't always make it there. Trying again since I got it to running.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-08-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By CJ74753
Water pump was replaced about a year ago when it...

Water pump was replaced about a year ago when it started leaking.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-08-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By CJ74753
Nope. This side faces the outside thermostat...

Nope. This side faces the outside thermostat housing.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-08-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By CJ74753
Exclamation Lower radiator hose cold, engine over heating...why

Okay, everything was working fine till I decided to replace my thermostat housing for the 2nd time as the first one cracked. I replaced the housing, sealed it up with Permatex's thermostat housing...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-24-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 831
Posted By CJ74753
I'm going to attempt to disassemble the ABS pump,...

I'm going to attempt to disassemble the ABS pump, not sure if it's possible without destroying it but maybe it'll help someone in the future...Well I got my car back on the road and then yesterday...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-22-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 831
Posted By CJ74753
Well I finally got everything finished and my car...

Well I finally got everything finished and my car back on the road this morning. I can officially say I hate the engineers that designed the abs pump layout, those two input lines on the backside are...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-21-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By CJ74753
I'm 99% sure its the wiring to the O2 sensor...it...

I'm 99% sure its the wiring to the O2 sensor...it worked fine until my other half back the car into a tree stump that hit and bent the old exhaust and it did some damage to the wiring.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-19-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By CJ74753
Thumbs up Good to know, I really didn't want to have to...

Good to know, I really didn't want to have to drop almost $100 on a Bosch.
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