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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-22-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,741
Posted By ali.allo
waw I didn't see all those replies ! ...

waw I didn't see all those replies !

drivinfaster: yes the fuel system has been done at a shop and the car is auto trans.


The second test, on a sunny dry day, after fuel filter and injectors...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-20-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,741
Posted By ali.allo
I ran a complete bottle of CRC Guaranteed to pass...

I ran a complete bottle of CRC Guaranteed to pass and injectors cleaning for the carbon deposits, I doubt it would be that.

I understood NOx occurs from lean mix meaning there is too much oxygen...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-19-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,741
Posted By ali.allo
btw do you think testing the car at 1800 rpm...

btw do you think testing the car at 1800 rpm instead of 1400/1500 could have effect the NOx to go over the limit?

I am thinking in putting some Ethanol in the fuel. What do you think?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-19-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,741
Posted By ali.allo
I took the car for a blast sure thing after the...

I took the car for a blast sure thing after the cleaning, put the 3rd gear up to 4k rpms and when I dropped the additives, I drove it crazy as well to empty the tank
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-19-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,741
Posted By ali.allo
aaannnd it failed again rainy day, about 50F...

aaannnd it failed again
rainy day, about 50F outside,
I've done air filter, fuel injectors clean up, NGK spark plugs, fuel filter, checked leaks and a bottle of Guarented to pass !
I run the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-18-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,741
Posted By ali.allo
thank you for the advise, I'll keep updated!

thank you for the advise, I'll keep updated!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-18-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,741
Posted By ali.allo
I already put a bottle of CRC Guaranteed to Pass...

I already put a bottle of CRC Guaranteed to Pass in the tank and my mechanic shop injected a direct concentrate cleaner through the injectors.
Would Seafoam be efficient here (or it is like...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-18-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,741
Posted By ali.allo
Thanks! I've read over and over on Internet...

Thanks!

I've read over and over on Internet that retarding timing should help, do you know if it is easily doable on this model of car?

I've seen the fan clutch rotating quite normally, not...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-18-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,741
Posted By ali.allo
hey, thanks for the answer. I just changed...

hey, thanks for the answer.

I just changed the air filter and the 6 plugs with those NGK BKR6E
I am running a complete full with CRC Guaranteed to Pass and I'll go check again !

Do you know...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-16-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,741
Posted By ali.allo
BMW 96 328i fails at Smog test High No @ 15 mph

Hi,

I am trying to pass the smog test for my bmw 96 328i which has 116 200 miles. It passed smog with flying color when I bought it 10 months ago.

First time I tried the engine was warm but...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-07-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,600
Posted By ali.allo
Problem solved, it was effectively the starter...

Problem solved, it was effectively the starter who wasn't going back all the way down. Thanks for your help!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-02-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,600
Posted By ali.allo
Yes, hornhospital, I'll definitely do that...

Yes, hornhospital, I'll definitely do that tomorrow even if the problem is not found by the local shop I gave the car, just in case of.

granlund, your idea is genius, I'll try it as well if they...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-02-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,600
Posted By ali.allo
Hi guys ! Thanks for all your leads, I'll go...

Hi guys !

Thanks for all your leads, I'll go later today to get the problem diagnose at Shell (the guy from where I bought the car is in leave till July, 19th...).

I'll give them your opinions....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,600
Posted By ali.allo
[solved] '96 328i - Rattling noise : starter, flywheel, engine?...

Hi guys,

First of all, let me say that I am a very new owner of a BMW and pleased to join the Bimmerfest community.

My post today concerns a noise that appeared 2 days ago (at cold) during...
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