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Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 10-22-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,120
Posted By mikefo
Just installed in my car. Have to admit the...

Just installed in my car. Have to admit the change is dramatic. Measured roughly 1/2 second to 60. Installed same day as bmw m sport exhaust. Love both. Transformed car to more sport ride instantly.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-07-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 7
Z3 Coupe (E36/8) Z3 Fuel Pump Cutting Out
Views: 1,858
Posted By mikefo
Wow, my problem simply went away without actually...

Wow, my problem simply went away without actually finding the cause. My guess was the dealer found something stupid like a loose connection and did not want to tell me that after a DME and fuel pump...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,959
Posted By mikefo
Replaced fuel pump and tightened all ground. No...

Replaced fuel pump and tightened all ground. No more problem.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-26-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,542
Posted By mikefo
Went through the car and tightened every grownd...

Went through the car and tightened every grownd conection / including battery connections and since I have had zero problems. Going on a full week. Fingers crossed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,959
Posted By mikefo
Once read a thread about how coolent can actually...

Once read a thread about how coolent can actually run up the wirring harness in the V8 E39's if there is a leak in the overflow tank or something related to the radiator. A mechanic repaired the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,959
Posted By mikefo
Bad Gas

Car may not start without fresh gas in the tank based on the last response to me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,959
Posted By mikefo
Possible fix to your stalling problem

Hey, I have a M coupe with similar problems. So far replaced:
AWS Sender
Fuel Pump Relay
Fuel Filter
Fuel Pump

After many intermittant problems the stalling is in remission(Temporary) . Just...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Z3 Coupe (E36/8) Z3 Fuel Pump Cutting Out
Views: 1,858
Posted By mikefo
Thanks for your help. I forwarded the comments to...

Thanks for your help. I forwarded the comments to service advisor. I did change the pump myself but gave it back to stealer ship to run down electric gremlin. After a stall, sometimes the fuel pump...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Z3 Coupe (E36/8) Z3 Fuel Pump Cutting Out
Views: 1,858
Posted By mikefo
No SEL. Never a SEL. thats makes it real hard to...

No SEL. Never a SEL. thats makes it real hard to find the problem. Fule pump installed correctly. It actually is same type of problems as before I installed new pump. New pump just seemed to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,959
Posted By mikefo
I will post an update when I get it resolved. It...

I will post an update when I get it resolved. It looks very similar to your problem. I am thinking it is a short in the wiring causing the fuel pump to shut off and later reboot itself. Good luck...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,959
Posted By mikefo
Any Fix on your problem?

Here is my problem:
Please see below for patient’s history:

Car Stalled and would not start after brief history of cutting out for a second or 2 while driving.

• Towed to BMW Dealer –...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-16-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,542
Posted By mikefo
01 M Coupe S54 Fuel Pump Cutting Out - Looking for Help!

Please see below for M Coupe S54 (close to M3) patient’s history:

Car Stalled and would not start after brief history of cutting out for a second or 2 while driving.

• Towed to BMW Dealer –...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Z3 Coupe (E36/8) Z3 Fuel Pump Cutting Out
Views: 1,858
Posted By mikefo
Z3 Fuel Pump Cutting Out

Please see below for patient’s history:

Car Stalled and would not start after brief history of cutting out for a second or 2 while driving.

• Towed to BMW Dealer – Diagnosed as bad DME...
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