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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-04-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,708
Posted By markd2008
I know you are tired of bleeding and so was I but...

I know you are tired of bleeding and so was I but I did it as described below (I posted this on another thread) and it worked. It took forever especially trying to pour coolant down the little hole...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-02-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,537
Posted By markd2008
This started with a pin-hole in the by-pass hose,...

This started with a pin-hole in the by-pass hose, I replaced the hose without bleeding the air and the engine almost overheated but the pressure built up so much that the intake connection blew right...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-02-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,537
Posted By markd2008
I just finished bleeding my 1989 525 after...

I just finished bleeding my 1989 525 after replacing the radiator (and other things) and had success but thought I would throw my two cents in. I primed all the hoses before connecting them and undid...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-30-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,537
Posted By markd2008
Great post, I am suffering from the same "no...

Great post, I am suffering from the same "no circulation, no heat" issue and after searching this forum and trying all kinds of things I was ready to give in but these fixes seem worth trying.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-16-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By markd2008
Thanks for the feedback. The car also has a...

Thanks for the feedback. The car also has a sportier sound from the exhaust than my 735i so I think it seems like the engine is revving higher than it is. I haven't had a chance to get it out of town...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-14-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By markd2008
RPM at highway speed?????

Hi,

I recently bought a 1989 525i that went from Germany to Japan and ended up in Canada a couple of years ago. I owned a 735 and went to a Benz but went back to BMW for obvious reasons...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-20-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By markd2008
I have checked under the carpets and have checked...

I have checked under the carpets and have checked the trunk and found no leaks or wet spots. I'll check the A/C though, good suggestions.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-17-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By markd2008
Foggy windows in 89 735i

Hi,

I have an 89 735i, it is the second one I have owned and have had this one about three years. The windows seem to fog up excessively. If it is raining out or I have one or more passengers in...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 04-13-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,923
Posted By markd2008
Hi, I have an 88 735i and was having...

Hi,
I have an 88 735i and was having overheating and leaking issues a few months ago. I changed the thermostat with no improvement, I was having a heck of a time myself and was getting frustrated. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 02-28-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,579
Posted By markd2008
I also have an 88 e32. An easy and free try would...

I also have an 88 e32. An easy and free try would be to unhook your battery for a while and then hook up again. It has fixed a few problems for me. Also curious if once it has cooled down and...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 01-31-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By markd2008
The "leak" was an obvious stream of coolant...

The "leak" was an obvious stream of coolant coming from somewhere under the head at the front of the engine. Unfortunately it was impossible to see exactly where it was coming out. When it did leak...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 01-29-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By markd2008
My car leaked again after I wrote my last post. I...

My car leaked again after I wrote my last post. I noticed though that it would only leak after warming up from cold. It appeared that it would leak for only a short time and one I turned the car off...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-20-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By markd2008
I have an older 735 with some coolant issues and...

I have an older 735 with some coolant issues and in my quest to find a solution I have read quite a bit about bleeding or burping air out of the cooling system on several different models. Maybe you...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 01-18-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By markd2008
Hmmm. I have tried to get the engine to leak...

Hmmm. I have tried to get the engine to leak again today with no success. The heat is working and as far as I can tell the thermostat is doing what it is suppose to. It was fairly warm today as well...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 01-18-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By markd2008
Coolant leaking from my 88 735i

Yesterday I had my low coolant indicator come up on the display on my 1988 735i, sure enough it was very low but I had checked it only a week ago and it was fine plus I had never had a problem with...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-12-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By markd2008
Leak in trunk of 1988 735i

The trunk of my 1988 735i has sprung a leak. As usual with leaks I cannot pinpoint where it is coming in but am pretty sure it is not the rubber seal. Any thoughts? Do they have a usual spot where...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 08-07-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By markd2008
You may be on the right track but I switched...

You may be on the right track but I switched relays and the drivers side marker/side lights worked but the passenger tail light went out. No change to the headlights though. I am giving my old 735 to...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 08-06-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By markd2008
Headlight and sidelight/taillight issue

I have searched this site and I have checked several of the popular sites for a solution for this problem and have not come up with anything. So heres the deal.
I have a 1988 735i that after a...
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