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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-23-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By dinahbmw325
whats the best way to clean the brake bulb...

whats the best way to clean the brake bulb contacts?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-23-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By dinahbmw325
I got it fixed!! 165.00 labor. parts from pelican...

I got it fixed!! 165.00 labor. parts from pelican - 123.50 = total = 288.50. i'm wondering if i should go ahead and get the right side done, when i've got the money...in a few months, although its...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-21-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By dinahbmw325
Rear Bearing and Hub Repair Cost

Hi! I have my bearing and hub (in case) but need to know approx cost for having this repaired. I've heard anywhere from $90 for labor to $750...can someone give me the average cost. i'm going to get...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-11-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By dinahbmw325
will do. is there another component that could be...

will do. is there another component that could be causing the slight vibration.

also, after some research i found out that bad bearings may cause the wa-wa-wa sound. from what i could find, 87...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-11-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By dinahbmw325
It actually came as one whole unit. this is the...

It actually came as one whole unit. this is the website that for the company that I bought it from - http://www.wholesaleimportparts.com/BMW_325e_Driveshaft_1987.php. The guibo/felx disc looked fine...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-11-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By dinahbmw325
Vibration is back

I replaced the drive shaft (re-manufactured) this spring. yesterday morning i noticed that there is a slight vibration when going from dead stop to apporox. 30 mph. Its NOT the knocking sound or soul...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-07-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By dinahbmw325
timing belts approx a year ago. sounds like i may...

timing belts approx a year ago. sounds like i may only need to do spark plugs, distrub., rotor, tires and blower motor resistor. i've basically covered all the other major stuff in the past year,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-07-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By dinahbmw325
I actually just had the brakes fluid reservoir...

I actually just had the brakes fluid reservoir replaced about 6 months ago. I was having issues of it leaking and we ended up bleeding the lines. fuel filter was about 2 months ago. how do i exactly...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-07-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By dinahbmw325
Question Tune-Up Time

Hi! I've had my 87-325e for about 2 years now and its time for the tune-up before winter hits here VA, which could be tomorrow, considering the useless and wet "summer" we've had around here. anyway,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-21-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By dinahbmw325
Heater only comes on when turned to 4

Hi All,

So this just started yesterday, with of course at least another month of cold winter weather left in Virginia. The heater dial will not work unless I crank it all the way to 4. This...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,460
Posted By dinahbmw325
I'm not exactly sure where that is, but i can...

I'm not exactly sure where that is, but i can pass this on to my mechanic. would this be caused by a faulty master cylinder? What will i need to replace? sorry if i'm asking moronic questions...:eeps:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,460
Posted By dinahbmw325
Not that I have noticed. theres just the usual...

Not that I have noticed. theres just the usual stuff that comes out when its 12 degrees outside. the issue has to be something to do with the brakes and the brake fluid level has not changed at...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,460
Posted By dinahbmw325
Brake Booster Servo gone bad??

so we replaced the master cylinder and everything seemed to be fine until yesterday...when the brakes started acting up again. this time there is no fluid missing (before it was being sucked into the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-20-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,460
Posted By dinahbmw325
So i replaced the master cylinder, apparently...

So i replaced the master cylinder, apparently that was the issue, after posting on this thread. That was the first one. That totally went defective and replaced again. Mind you the mechanic...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-11-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,460
Posted By dinahbmw325
Could this be due to a defective master cylinder?

Could this be due to a defective master cylinder?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-11-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By dinahbmw325
Trusted Mechanic in the 24060?

Can anyone suggest someone in a 20 mile radius that knows 1987 325 and can be trusted?:dunno:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-11-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,460
Posted By dinahbmw325
Exclamation Brakes and more...

So I haven't posted anything in while, but 3 weeks from graduation and things are getting hectic!:yikes:
1)Anyway, I recently had issues with brake fluid leaking somewhere. When I finally had time I...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-01-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,432
Posted By dinahbmw325
Thanks!! I will ask my mechanic to check that...

Thanks!! I will ask my mechanic to check that out.:thumbup:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-25-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,432
Posted By dinahbmw325
I have been having issues with my brake light...

I have been having issues with my brake light coming on. I live in a hilly part of VA, which consists of lots of up and down hill driving. I've noticed it comes on during those times, but also it...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-25-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By dinahbmw325
Does he need to dismantle the strut mount? Or...

Does he need to dismantle the strut mount? Or will he be able to do a visual inspection?

Thanks for being so helpful!!:p
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-25-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By dinahbmw325
Thanks!! How difficult of a fix is this? And if I...

Thanks!! How difficult of a fix is this? And if I replace one, should i go ahead and replace the other? Also, would my mechanic be able to tell if this was the cause of the sound, by taking the upper...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By dinahbmw325
...the only thing i found out about the dinan...

...the only thing i found out about the dinan pkg...is that its a computer chip. The sound i'm hearing is actually coming from not inside the car, but outside...like something connected to a bearing...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By dinahbmw325
Same issues here

I have the same issues, except that mine seems to only work, if there is plenty of rain on the windshield...otherwise there is a large amount of friction and the windshield wipers go up and down at a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By dinahbmw325
Exclamation Popping sound, passenger front during turns

I recently started noticing a slight popping sound coming from the passenger front side. Its a very slight sound, not so noticeable that it causes me to grind my teeth. The last time I heard a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-26-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By dinahbmw325
ha, i wish!

ha, i wish!
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