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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,062
Posted By catso
Try looking it up at www.REALOEM.com...

Try looking it up at www.REALOEM.com (http://www.REALOEM.com)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,062
Posted By catso
A coolant leak could be from the water pump,...

A coolant leak could be from the water pump, thermostat housing, coolant temp switch, radiator, or the various hose connections that go to each one. Old hoses are prone to leaking and occasionally...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 07-14-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By catso
I think you have another problem that is causing...

I think you have another problem that is causing the arcing. My guess is that it's in the seconday part of the ignition system; coil, wires, plugs, rotor, maybe even just the high voltage lead from...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,585
Posted By catso
I agree with Bob; CVV is your most likely cause....

I agree with Bob; CVV is your most likely cause. Do a search and you will find an alternative CVV "catch can" modification setup that some members have successfully used.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-30-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By catso
There is a procedure for checking fuel delivery...

There is a procedure for checking fuel delivery and pressure in the Bentley E28 repair manual. I suggest you get yourself a copy to help you diagnose your problem. Over the years of my 528e...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-25-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By catso
You can replace the exhaust from the cat back...

You can replace the exhaust from the cat back with a one-piece assembly or two component system, but your local muffler shop may also be able to give you some creative alternatives, especially if you...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-06-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By catso
Why don't you go to the www.realoem.com...

Why don't you go to the www.realoem.com (http://www.realoem.com) website, enter the specific information for your car, and then you can find diagrams and part numbers of the fuel pump and whatever...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-05-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By catso
There are two fuel pumps; one in the tank and one...

There are two fuel pumps; one in the tank and one under the car, make sure both are working properly.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-29-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By catso
It sounds like a fuel pressure or fuel delivery...

It sounds like a fuel pressure or fuel delivery problem. Try using some starting fluid, it may help you diagnose the cause.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-29-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By catso
I recommend you get yourself a copy of the...

I recommend you get yourself a copy of the Bentley E28 Repair Manual, there are electrical diagrams at the end of the book.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-23-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By catso
Very simple fix; always start with the easy...

Very simple fix; always start with the easy stuff, most times that's where the problem is.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-21-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By catso
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-20-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By catso
It's worth the price if you really like the car....

It's worth the price if you really like the car. The add says there was lots of work done recently; if true and it's not rusty, you will have a nice car. Evaluate its condition and then decide if you...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-09-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By catso
I just accessed it a few minutes ago.

I just accessed it a few minutes ago.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-09-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By catso
The selector cable and the linkage it's connected...

The selector cable and the linkage it's connected to are the likely problem. It's not hard to figure out once you are under the car; usually the linkage gets corroded and restricted from rust, dirt,...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-09-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By catso
Your best bet would be to search over at...

Your best bet would be to search over at www.mye28.com (http://www.mye28.com) or ebay.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 04-17-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By catso
If it's a rust free Arizona car, I'd consider it...

If it's a rust free Arizona car, I'd consider it a keeper, but you are going to probably have alot more than just those two repairs to make it a safe drivable car. Good luck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 134,822
Posted By catso
I'm very happy you guys at FCPeuro take a...

I'm very happy you guys at FCPeuro take a personal interest in our repair projects. Keep up the good work!:thumbup:
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 04-08-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By catso
Why don't you try searching on www.car-part.com...

Why don't you try searching on www.car-part.com (http://www.car-part.com) a comprehensive list of junkyards and their parts from all over North America.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 04-08-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By catso
Lots of things can cause this. I suggest you buy...

Lots of things can cause this. I suggest you buy yourself a Bentley's 5-Series E28 repair manual and go through the various diagnostic procedures. Old cars that have not been driven in a long time...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 04-08-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 609
Posted By catso
You can look the switch up on www.realoem.com...

You can look the switch up on www.realoem.com (http://www.realoem.com) and then go to http://www.furiousmethod.com/ and enter the appropriate part number (as far as I can tell it should be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By catso
Good luck Bob with the next 12 years!

Good luck Bob with the next 12 years!
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 03-23-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By catso
Lots of German cars use OE parts made in Italy....

Lots of German cars use OE parts made in Italy. Parts made anywhere in Europe are always better than Chinese aftermarket junk.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 03-23-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By catso
Maybe it needs a valve adjustment or possibly...

Maybe it needs a valve adjustment or possibly even something in the ignition system. Lots of possibilities, so you should go through the fuel-air system step by step. Lots of things deteriorate in...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 02-27-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By catso
I am guessing the lights are an indication of an...

I am guessing the lights are an indication of an ignition switch problem. You may want to pull the steering wheel and get a closer look.
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