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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-13-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By BMR_LVR
Not understanding this. You say that it blew two...

Not understanding this. You say that it blew two 30 amp fuses but did not blow a 7.5? That doesn't compute. A 30 amp fuse allows way more amperage through the wiring than a 7.5. :dunno:

As...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-13-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By BMR_LVR
There is a mechanical disconnect in the linkage...

There is a mechanical disconnect in the linkage somewhere. You will have to remove the cowl covering the system and take a look.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-13-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 49,968
Posted By BMR_LVR
Shoot a vid and post it. We'll help you decipher...

Shoot a vid and post it. We'll help you decipher it.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-10-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 49,968
Posted By BMR_LVR
If it truly is not working, you may have a...

If it truly is not working, you may have a problem with the DME itself. Fortunately for you, if your DME is actually faulty, you can use any red label 413 DME from a 93 or 94 325 or 525 (assuming...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-08-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,699
Views: 509,622
Posted By BMR_LVR
[QUOTE=Vinnie...

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A German shepherd guarding a German car. He must be thinking Denken Sie nicht einmal...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-08-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By BMR_LVR
Sorry but I'm not sure on that one. Perhaps one...

Sorry but I'm not sure on that one. Perhaps one of the members here who has done a diff swap can chime in.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-06-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By BMR_LVR
A. Definitely check for vacuum leaks. B. Do the...

A. Definitely check for vacuum leaks.
B. Do the stomp test to see if the computer has stored any sensor fault codes.
C. Check your coolant temp sensor - may be faulty and computer defaults to rich...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-06-2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By BMR_LVR
You could test each one with a DVM per the...

You could test each one with a DVM per the Bentley manual and that may reveal it. Or, you could get a known good used one and replace each coil one at a time with it until the miss goes away. I had...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-06-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By BMR_LVR
Yep. You definitely ruled the fan clutch out. ...

Yep. You definitely ruled the fan clutch out. Another thought. You could remove the serpentine belt (with the engine stone cold) and run it for just a few minutes. You could rev the engine to see...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-05-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By BMR_LVR
There have been others who have a 1989 models and...

There have been others who have a 1989 models and it worked for them. Are you doing the stomps immediately after turning the key to position number two? This is critical. If you do not initiate to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-05-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By BMR_LVR
Welcome. The first thing you need to do is check...

Welcome. The first thing you need to do is check for any fault codes in the DME. There is a link on how to do it in one of the sticky threads at the top of the forum. It is affectionately called...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-03-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By BMR_LVR
Check that your fan clutch is not failing...

Check that your fan clutch is not failing (getting too much resistance to turning). It could be turning too fast and trying to pull air too much. It should spin with some resistance when cold, spin...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-26-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By BMR_LVR
Your heater valves may have become stuck.

Your heater valves may have become stuck.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-26-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By BMR_LVR
Hey David. Glad to hear from you again. This is...

Hey David. Glad to hear from you again. This is a real shot in the dark, but have you checked the valve clearances? You would know way better than I as to whether this could possibly be your...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-14-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By BMR_LVR
Hey Eric. That is the auxiliary thermostat for...

Hey Eric. That is the auxiliary thermostat for the throttle body. It allows coolant to flow to the throttle body to prevent it from freezing. You should be able to bypass it with no problem. The...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-04-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 16,337
Posted By BMR_LVR
Cool. Holler at me when you'll be coming through...

Cool. Holler at me when you'll be coming through if you want.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-03-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By BMR_LVR
I wasn't saying you can't definitively trust the...

I wasn't saying you can't definitively trust the OBC reading. It may very well be accurate. When you introduce an engine change (from one model to another) into the equation, some things can be a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-01-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By BMR_LVR
Hey David. I took Betsy out and stretched her...

Hey David. I took Betsy out and stretched her legs a little today. Ambient air was 65 F. Coolant temp gauge was straight up at 12:00 o'clock.

I checked the temp with my laser thermometer about...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-01-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By BMR_LVR
I may take mine out for a drive today. If I do,...

I may take mine out for a drive today. If I do, I'll take my laser thermometer gun and shoot a temperature right at the thermostat housing at the outlet and post the reading.

Assuming your...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-01-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By BMR_LVR
Did you pull them (meaning you, yourself) from an...

Did you pull them (meaning you, yourself) from an E34 on the yard? I wonder if you were given some off of an E32 ??

You could compare your old assemblies side by side with the ones you bought to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-01-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 16,337
Posted By BMR_LVR
Did you pull them (meaning you, yourself) from an...

Did you pull them (meaning you, yourself) from an E34 on the yard? I wonder if you were given some off of an E32 ??

You could compare your old assemblies side by side with the ones you bought to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-01-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By BMR_LVR
Perfect !! Can't have much better of an outcome....

Perfect !! Can't have much better of an outcome. Thanks for updating us and have fun with the car :drive:
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-31-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By BMR_LVR
Excellent job of trouble shooting and listing it...

Excellent job of trouble shooting and listing it out so it is easily understood :thumbup:

Here is what I use to check for spark. I got it at Autozone:

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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-30-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 16,337
Posted By BMR_LVR
Good to see you back. Would love some pics of...

Good to see you back. Would love some pics of the entire car.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-30-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By BMR_LVR
You could have a parasitic drain from an...

You could have a parasitic drain from an electrical component. Examples would be like a trunk light or glove box light staying on. I recently had a rapid battery discharge situation. I did some...
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