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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) Yesterday, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Larrick
The touring is a great vehicle. It handles like...

The touring is a great vehicle.
It handles like a true BMW, with cargo space.
They are also RARE which is one of the essential factors of VALUE.
Try and keep it.
You will fall in Love.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) Yesterday, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,623
Posted By Larrick
The aux pump had been bypassed when we bought the...

The aux pump had been bypassed when we bought the 525i in 2009.
There has not been any problems.
The heater works fine…..but we are in California….I am not sure if I would
be saying...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
I would be totally on board with the starter...

I would be totally on board with the starter being the problem if it were not for a few discrepancies.
In no particular order.

If the 12 volt "jolt" was needed to knock some carbon build up off...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By Larrick
To look at it, I have to take the rear half of...

To look at it, I have to take the rear half of the car apart.
I am trying to avoid that.
When I jump up and down on the floor panel with rear door open, I would
think that should create enough...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
Thanks, I would love to know you "S" voltage. ...

Thanks, I would love to know you "S" voltage.

I took the car out and a NO START was induced, predictably, from the drive.

I Took a long piece of wood dowel and placed it on the front of the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
Thanks, I would love to know you "S" voltage. ...

Thanks, I would love to know you "S" voltage.

I took the car out and a NO START was induced, predictably, from the drive.

I Took a long piece of wood dowel and placed it on the front of the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By Larrick
The noise is very similar to the video. Except...

The noise is very similar to the video.
Except that the sound almost goes away on the highway.
The slower I go the more pronounced the sound.
I really have to going over bumps to hear it.

But...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
UP DATE….…..dor what i's worth. ...

UP DATE….…..dor what i's worth.

I drove the car and produced a NO START condition.

Continuity Test NO START:

Key OFF:
"S" terminal on solenoid to ignition:
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By Larrick
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=HJ63...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=HJ63&mospid=47414&btnr=33_0532&hg=33&fg=45

#12 additional shock absorber Rear
#13 protection tube

Is the protection tube supposed to be covering...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By Larrick
Replacement of rear shock mounts e34 touring

There is a loud noise (rattle) coming from the rear passenger side.
It occurs when traveling on bumpy streets.
I think that it is the shock mounts.
The sound is very similar to this video....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
No update on the electrical. We pulled down the...

No update on the electrical.
We pulled down the sagging headliner.
It was beginning to come loose in many locations.
It took a long time to tape areas of the interior off with newspaper before...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-28-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
I keep thinking that the answer to the NO START...

I keep thinking that the answer to the NO START has got to be simple.
I have gathered a lot of information, and as Graybeard points out, perhaps too much.
Because this has been (still is) a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-27-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
Graybeard, I am unable to jump the starter at the...

Graybeard, I am unable to jump the starter at the X33 connector.
The nails in the X33 at black/yellow and Red did work in the YES START
condition, as a test to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-27-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Larrick
I have an interesting past thread on failing and...

I have an interesting past thread on failing and then passing California smog
with a 1994 525i.
Believe it or not, an oil change will really help.
Like everyone has stated….bring it in HOT....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-27-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
One of the early investigations was suggested by,...

One of the early investigations was suggested by, the very helpful, Graybeard.
We jumped the #6 to #2 pins in the relay.
If the relay was not being energized by the range switch or the magnet in...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-27-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
The Wiring diagram on page EWD-63 Bentley is...

The Wiring diagram on page EWD-63 Bentley is pretty weak.
It does not show a X33 connection at all.

The X33 is the end connector from the ignition switch.
From there to the Starter relay.
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-27-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
I went out to the car and it was a NO START. I...

I went out to the car and it was a NO START.
I tried the ignition key several times….NO START.
I used "Jumper cables" from the engine block to the chassis in
a few different location and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-27-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
I took the car out again, but this time, not on...

I took the car out again, but this time, not on the highway.
I drove for about one mile to a park and turned it off.
I then had a NO START condition on 2 attempts. NO sound at all from the starter....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-27-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
I placed the nails in the X33 connector. The...

I placed the nails in the X33 connector.
The engine started with they (as expected, first thing in the morning)

Turned the engine off and then put key to "start" position.
Jumped across the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-27-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
The General Module is under the rear seat,...

The General Module is under the rear seat, correct?
I am about to get started (no pun intended).
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-26-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
I checked continuity at the fusible link,...

I checked continuity at the fusible link, loosened and retightened the bolts.
Did a visual for cracks. I should check the voltage across the link. to be sure,

So I do this correctly;
I place...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-26-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
One More thing….. With the battery...

One More thing…..
With the battery connected, I get voltage at black/yellow with the red lead and the black to ground.
When I touch red to black/yellow (briefly) to the Red ,I get a 12 volt...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-26-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
I do have some notes here and will try and lay it...

I do have some notes here and will try and lay it out.
Ordering my notes was the work.
So this rewrite may not be as good.
It took an hour to write the last one.

I am using the Bentley...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-26-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
Well.. the Gods electrical Gods are making me...

Well.. the Gods electrical Gods are making me work

I spent a very long time testing and found some interesting things.
I wrote a very long dissertation which I thought might get some answers.
I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-26-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,631
Posted By Larrick
I keep running in and checking the forum. ...

I keep running in and checking the forum.
Thanks for all the quick responses.

Glad I did, as I had just put the relay back in place and was going to put the speaker in.
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