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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-03-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By bmw4ed
328i RADIATOR OVERFLOW TUBE NIPPLE TOO SHORT -- advice needed

THe screwdriver in the photo points to the problem area. THe radiator overflow tube nipple is way too short, and it has no barb to keep the tube from falling off with heat and pressure.

A shop had...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-03-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,564
Posted By bmw4ed
Jonesin was the BMW forum member who sent me the...

Jonesin was the BMW forum member who sent me the link to the ASC system. THANK YOU FOR THAT!!

Lesson learned: [1] Knowing the locations of the ASC components is key; the Youtube search for "E36...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-03-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,564
Posted By bmw4ed
PS - the screwdriver in the photo is pointing to...

PS - the screwdriver in the photo is pointing to where the (previously missing) cable connects.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-03-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,564
Posted By bmw4ed
ASC light PROBLEM SOLVED -- PROBLEM WAS: FORGOT TO CONNECT ASC CABLE TO THROTTLE

ASC light PROBLEM SOLVED -- PROBLEM WAS: ASC CABLE WAS NOT CONNECTED TO ASC THROTTLE VALVE!! I had disconnected the cable when I was working on something in that area of the engine and tucked it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-02-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,564
Posted By bmw4ed
Thanks for the replies. I did half hour of Google...

Thanks for the replies. I did half hour of Google for "E36 ASC light on" and found about 6 hits with exactly the same problem as mine. I read them and have many ideas, and also some seriously...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-02-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,564
Posted By bmw4ed
This is the OP (orig poster) again. Thanks for...

This is the OP (orig poster) again. Thanks for the 2 replies. I will post results if I have any to help you out. So far, I'm pissed cuz I bought a scanner that the mfr states can't read ASC codes....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-02-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,564
Posted By bmw4ed
UPDATES: I could really use some help here,...

UPDATES: I could really use some help here, folks. I posted last week thinking it was a DTC light, but it's actually a ASC light that is constantly on. Meanwhile, I bought a code reader on line per...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-01-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,564
Posted By bmw4ed
ASC light on dash always on -- need advice

Sorry for the new post guys. I first called it a "DTC light" and it's actually called an ASC light or ASC-T light. Need advice on what to check for. Assume I'm a generic brand experienced car...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-31-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By bmw4ed
Updates: Looked at fuses and relays under the...

Updates: Looked at fuses and relays under the hood. The #7 fuse appears burnt. It is stated to be for the alarm system (which actually works as far as the alarm going off when I open the door without...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-29-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By bmw4ed
Thanks ZeGerman, for the great reply....what kind...

Thanks ZeGerman, for the great reply....what kind of scanner can I use? I'm reluctant to pay he dealer $175 to scan it. Can any ordinary OBD II scanner work? I think Walmart sells them. Which relays...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-29-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By bmw4ed
It my sisters car, she bought it new. She doesnt...

It my sisters car, she bought it new. She doesnt remember when or why it came on
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-29-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By bmw4ed
No other dash lights are on, just the ASC-T light...

No other dash lights are on, just the ASC-T light which is a triangle with a "!" inside it and an open circle outside it with an arrow
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-28-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By bmw4ed
The link which describes the ASC+T system...

The link which describes the ASC+T system http://www.steerbythrottle.com/hccyong/forum/E36_ASC+T.pdf
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-28-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By bmw4ed
I found this link describing the ASC+T system. It...

I found this link describing the ASC+T system. It shows tons of things to check for, but not how to check them or what to check first.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-28-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By bmw4ed
ASC+T light on constantly, won't turn off using ASC button

Thanks, but I tried pressing the ASC button near the shifter. The ASC+T light still stays on. Could it be a bad switch? Bad relay? Bad control module? I may have been a little low on brake fluid in...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-28-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By bmw4ed
Its a ASC+T (Automatic Stability Control plus Traction), yellow light that"s on

I called it a DTC light earlier. It is actually an "ASC+T (Automatic Stability Control plus Traction), yellow light" that"s on constantly. Any ideas what to check for? Do I need a scanner to diagnose...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-28-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By bmw4ed
Someone said Autozone can scan it for free. Is...

Someone said Autozone can scan it for free. Is their scanner good enough to find all probable causes?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-28-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By bmw4ed
DTC light on 1997 328i sedan -- need advice

The dash light stays on constantly. It shows a triangle with an "!" inside it and an open circle with an arrow outside the triangle. I cleaned all wheel sensors and filled the master brake cylinder....
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