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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-06-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By fryntyr
Yes, the CTS was the main problem. Ran excellent...

Yes, the CTS was the main problem. Ran excellent and picked up a several MPG. At least until someone hit and run it and totaled it out.

Bought it back from insurance to use the parts. Found a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-19-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By fryntyr
1991 525I no start and front end parts interchange. Just bought

First of all just a reminder as a few of you have helped me with my prior 91 525I idle issue then my wife was rearended and the car totaled just after I got it running sweet.

I bought the car...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-12-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By fryntyr
91 2.5l no vanos engine into a 95 single vanos

Has anybody put a 91 2.5l in place of later (95) 2.5l single vanos engine?

Will the computer work with it if so?

I have been told the trans is different as well, can I trnasplant both into the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-03-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By fryntyr
If you do the O2 sensor, spend the $15-$20 and go...

If you do the O2 sensor, spend the $15-$20 and go ahead and swap out the Coolant Temperature sensor as well. The CTS is what was causing mine to cough at idle (sometimes die) and have worse gas...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-03-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By fryntyr
Auto tranny swap

After recently getting my 1991 525 running awesome, with help from here, my wife was hit and spun into a cable barrier by a hit-n-run driver and totaled the car.

I found another with a bad...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By fryntyr
heater vents

Ok, thanks for all the help and hints as I worked out my engine issue. Now that I think it is good, time to work towards getting the heater vents to work properly.

I assume there are shutter...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By fryntyr
Rob, I have a code reader and it always came up...

Rob,
I have a code reader and it always came up as O2 (code FF 46) and reset it often. I reset it this time and it hasn't came back on yet. I'll give it a few days to verify but so far so good.
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By fryntyr
Is there anything other than jacking it up that...

Is there anything other than jacking it up that may tell if it has the LSD.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By fryntyr
I think I may have nailed it today. The...

I think I may have nailed it today.

The last couple weeks I kept thinking about the cough and dieing being worse as it was more up to temp and also about how this car was overheated and had a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-10-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By fryntyr
A littlwe update as I am still fighting this a...

A littlwe update as I am still fighting this a little. It still has a cough, and sometimes dies when it does this. Really only when it's fully up to temp and only at idle. Otherwise it runs fine and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-18-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By fryntyr
Will check coils and spark plug boots. It...

Will check coils and spark plug boots. It received new plugs just before I got the car, just not sure what brand. I found a download for the Bentley so I'll check the readings for the coils and check...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-18-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By fryntyr
OK, reset codes. I went ahead and drove it again...

OK, reset codes. I went ahead and drove it again but longer and more stops. It runs really good accept It does still have a random miss/stumble at idle. At a few stop signs I felt a hard miss but it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-18-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By fryntyr
I think it is better, but again, it may be...

I think it is better, but again, it may be wishful thinking. If the wife comes home tomorrow with a smile and I get lucky, I know it worked. LOL!

I'll go ahead and clear the codes right now and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-18-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By fryntyr
Ok, what I tried today was replace the vacuum...

Ok, what I tried today was replace the vacuum line to the fuel pressure regulator. It wasn't in very good shape so I'm not sure if it was leaking but possible. I took it for a drive to get in up to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-14-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By fryntyr
Cleaned the TPS contacts and plugged it in with...

Cleaned the TPS contacts and plugged it in with dielectric grease. Didn't change. Unplugged the #1 ECT and didn't really change. then it died once when I took it down the road and came to a stop.
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-14-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By fryntyr
Thanks for all the feedback, It's a M50. To...

Thanks for all the feedback, It's a M50.

To me, I think it's a bit doggy too, but then again I don't have anything really to compare it to.

I will try cleaning the TPS and play with the ECt...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-13-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By fryntyr
525I 1991 dies sometimes at Idle

Hello, I've searched the forums over several weeks while working on my issue and while symptoms have improved, the problem of dieing still happens at stops sometimes. Looking for some ideas before I...
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