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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-09-2012, 01:06 PM
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Posted By bmwlrj
My 1986 325es has the Cardinal Red...

My 1986 325es has the Cardinal Red interior...exterior is Delphin Gray.....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-04-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,649
Posted By bmwlrj
button on switch has "spring action" okay...I...

button on switch has "spring action" okay...I willl next unplug wire and ground to see if horn sounds off...very good suggestions, thank you.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-03-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,649
Posted By bmwlrj
took steering wheel off......removed the 3 horn...

took steering wheel off......removed the 3 horn buttons on steering wheel and cleaned all contacts related to buttons........cleaned part of steer wheel that comes into contact with column and horn...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-02-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,649
Posted By bmwlrj
glad you found the problem...mine is stilll not...

glad you found the problem...mine is stilll not working.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-26-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 617,521
Posted By bmwlrj
tell me about the support bar for...

tell me about the support bar for steering/suspension I see in the pic and the air filter assembly...both look good...what do they do for the performance, etc and where did you get them...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-26-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,649
Posted By bmwlrj
Hey csharpe3......I am not sure about there being...

Hey csharpe3......I am not sure about there being a spring on the switch......can someone confirm....also, I have seen these horn switches online for sale as well but the horn switch that you speak...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-26-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By bmwlrj
disassembled everything again and cleaned super...

disassembled everything again and cleaned super good and wire brushed contacts and it is working again..has been working great..just in time to put it in storage for the fall-winter....thanks for all...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By bmwlrj
well it was a partial fix...work for a day or so...

well it was a partial fix...work for a day or so without fail....now it is working/not working intermittingly...I think it must be the switch...found one online for $135.00 plus shipping..
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-10-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,649
Posted By bmwlrj
1986 325es horn stopped working

Some time ago my horn was barely making a sound...very soft tone...now it is not working at all...the fuse is fine....I do not see in manual a diagram of relays so I do not know which is horn...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-10-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By bmwlrj
The contact cleaner worked...thanks...

The contact cleaner worked...thanks BMWFatherFigure....I took of the steering wheel, column covers and turn signal switch and strayed cleaner liberally and it works perfectly now...cheap easy...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-10-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By bmwlrj
Thank you NewMan271.....your instructions worked...

Thank you NewMan271.....your instructions worked perfectly.....by the way (BMWFatherFigure) the owners manual tells you to contact dealer if your readout shows "PPPP".....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-05-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By bmwlrj
thanks I will try that.

thanks I will try that.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-05-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By bmwlrj
my OBC is also connected with signal switch...

my OBC is also connected with signal switch otherwise I would have purchased one and tried that first..but costly.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-05-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By bmwlrj
I think I can handle that...thanks for the nice...

I think I can handle that...thanks for the nice details...I think my meter is analog..but I will check and let you know....I may not get to it until this weekend..thanks so much...have a great day!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-05-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By bmwlrj
thank you very much for the reply...I can fix...

thank you very much for the reply...I can fix just about anything...EXCEPT I hate dealing with electrical...I have a voltage meter but have never used it....I will try to do as you suggest...do you...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-05-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By bmwlrj
1986 325es turn signal problem

Hi,

I am having a problem with turn signal on my 1986 325es.

Right turn signal function works fine with no problems.

Left turn signal:
* switch is blinking speed/sound is fast (just like if...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-05-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By bmwlrj
1986 325es trip computer issue

Hello....after recently letting my battery discharge from not using my 1986 325es i recharged my battery and the functions on my trip computer are showing "PPPPPP" in the display...however the date...
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