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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-19-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,650
Posted By luckeedog
I agree with ZeGerman, more than likely you have...

I agree with ZeGerman, more than likely you have a fuel leak at the fuel line connections or a leaking at one of the sending units located on the top of the gas tanks. Pull up rear seat and remove...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-11-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By luckeedog
Sounds like you have a loose spark plug and the...

Sounds like you have a loose spark plug and the noise your hearing is a compression leak and not a knock.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-21-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,719
Posted By luckeedog
Hey BMW_maniac my E36 has excessive steering box...

Hey BMW_maniac my E36 has excessive steering box play, oh wait, I don't have a steering box.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-13-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,025
Posted By luckeedog
There is a bearing in the fan clutch. I have seen...

There is a bearing in the fan clutch. I have seen this bearing seize and cause an old fan to fly apart.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-29-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,999
Posted By luckeedog
Duralast.....German? was a joke. Autozone...

Duralast.....German? was a joke.
Autozone cheapo parts was my point!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-28-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,999
Posted By luckeedog
I have run across more than one bad new...

I have run across more than one bad new aftermarket cam sensors. Duralast..........German?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-28-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,999
Posted By luckeedog
Have you checked your fuel pressure regulator? ...

Have you checked your fuel pressure regulator? If it goes bad fuel can pass through the valve and actually be sucked into the intake manifold through the vacuum hose going to it. Pull the vacuum...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-22-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By luckeedog
That's correct ZeGerman, only the M52TU engines...

That's correct ZeGerman, only the M52TU engines have alum blocks.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-13-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,968
Posted By luckeedog
M50 engines and possibly early M52s use a water...

M50 engines and possibly early M52s use a water pump with a plastic impeller. After 80k this can fail and leave little bits all around the cooling system. Replace it with the later metal style pump...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-09-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By luckeedog
You should be able to buy a replacement drain...

You should be able to buy a replacement drain plug for the radiator. You will lose some coolant when you make the swap but to keep that to a minimum you should release the pressure in the system by...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-23-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By luckeedog
If the car wash you went to is a clamp on to your...

If the car wash you went to is a clamp on to your wheels kind there is a possibility that one of your wheel speed sensors got damaged.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-20-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By luckeedog
Check your upper strut mounts. Does the steering...

Check your upper strut mounts. Does the steering wheel come back to center by itself after a turn?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-20-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,792
Posted By luckeedog
My money is on the fuel pump or pressure...

My money is on the fuel pump or pressure regulator.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-20-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,587
Posted By luckeedog
Check for a stuck relay in your fuse box.

Check for a stuck relay in your fuse box.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-20-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,087
Posted By luckeedog
Sounds to me like you are very young and have...

Sounds to me like you are very young and have many lessons to learn. No offense, just an observation.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-12-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By luckeedog
I agree with ZeGerman, your photo shows a broken...

I agree with ZeGerman, your photo shows a broken bushing not the bracket. I've never seen a bracket fail either.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-07-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By luckeedog
Check your upper strutt mounts.

Check your upper strutt mounts.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By luckeedog
Check the fuel pressure regulator. Pull the small...

Check the fuel pressure regulator. Pull the small vacuum line off and if fuel is present its bad.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-10-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By luckeedog
Chassis ground?

Chassis ground?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-07-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,233
Posted By luckeedog
Fuse #41 is an A/C - heater fuse but also...

Fuse #41 is an A/C - heater fuse but also incorporates the aux cooling fan which I suspect is your problem. It has the highest amp draw. That's is where I would start.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-01-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By luckeedog
Your trunk light is probably staying on. The...

Your trunk light is probably staying on. The wires in the harness running from the body to the trunk lid have a tendency to break or chafe the insulation off and contact a constant ground causing the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,690
Posted By luckeedog
Just keep throwing parts at it you will get there...

Just keep throwing parts at it you will get there eventually. If you had spent a portion of the money you spent on a fuel pump to buy a fuel pressure gauge to properly diag the problem you would be...
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