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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-14-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 75,426
Posted By twitchit72
Update: I decided to just post this follow up...

Update:
I decided to just post this follow up in case anyone was having a mystery air bubble problem. Mine turned out to be a blown head gasket. This was apparent by the sludge on the oil fill cap...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,470
Posted By twitchit72
Ok i found the "HIFI" amp in my convertible and...

Ok i found the "HIFI" amp in my convertible and have a question about it. Is it a high watt input amp? I assume so because the lack of shielding of the wires. I am trying to install a sony stereo and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-28-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 75,426
Posted By twitchit72
Ok so I learned a valuable lesson. Use only OEM...

Ok so I learned a valuable lesson. Use only OEM stuff when it comes to cooling. I bought a radiator new from a wholesaler (not OEM quality) and my fan would not kick on no matter how hot the car got...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-21-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 75,426
Posted By twitchit72
I see at some point this thread was revived. I...

I see at some point this thread was revived. I have a tricky problem. I have a 97 318 that overheats. I changed the water pump and rad. I don't think it's getting flow and it has a big boule. That is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-14-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By twitchit72
I would make one if I had a 6 cylinder. 4 bangers...

I would make one if I had a 6 cylinder. 4 bangers dont tend to have this problem from what I see.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 10-13-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,614
Posted By twitchit72
Just had to replace my DME. Got one from a junk...

Just had to replace my DME. Got one from a junk yard. Had it synced to my car by an independent shop. Worked great. Make sure the DME is the exact same one that you replace by Bosch part number or...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-12-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By twitchit72
Just an update: It was the DME. The shmuck that...

Just an update: It was the DME. The shmuck that had it before me must have soaked it. I cleaned the debris out of the cowl and ripped off that stupid "hose " that is supposed to let it drain. I...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 10-07-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,614
Posted By twitchit72
RPM Motorsports

RPM Motorsports
Forum: General BMW 10-06-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By twitchit72
need a referal to a good tech in Atlanta area

I have a problem with my 97 318 ic and its driving me nuts. Tried running codes and about 15 codes come up. CEL is on and I cant pass emissions with it. Need someone who is awesome at diagnosing....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-06-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By twitchit72
Ok, Ill try that. It still burns me up that there...

Ok, Ill try that. It still burns me up that there are no TS procedures for the Fuel Injection system for my car. All the other years / systems seem to have the titles "check / replacement of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-06-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By twitchit72
I took the top intake off to get to the vacuum...

I took the top intake off to get to the vacuum lines a little better. I noticed the disa was open. I think its spring loaded open. Something else I noticed.. some of the intake parts had yellow...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-05-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By twitchit72
just changed the the vacuum lines that run below...

just changed the the vacuum lines that run below the upper intake. they were dry rotted. that didn't help. I put hose clamps on the injector air lines still nothing. cant find any leaks. maybe try...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-04-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By twitchit72
Ok, so I replaced the idle control valve and it...

Ok, so I replaced the idle control valve and it still wont idle and generally runs like crap when it is plugged in. I ohmed the wires to the computer and they seem to be solid. now I'm frustrated...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-01-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By twitchit72
SRS Reader in ATL

Anyone have a code reader / eraser in atl for airbag system? Want to TS my SRS light. Not wanting to shotgun trouble shoot.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-30-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By twitchit72
so that WILL cause a MAF code as well? also worth...

so that WILL cause a MAF code as well? also worth mentioning it threw a P1511 DISA electrical code as well.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-30-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By twitchit72
help troubleshooting

so i bought this 318 and it idles rough. the IAC was unhooked because it would not idle at all with it hooked up. So I erased all the codes and cranked it up to see what it would throw me. BTW the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By twitchit72
how sure r you its the climate control that's...

how sure r you its the climate control that's bad? reason I ask is there are a bunch of write ups that say its the final speed unit that goes bad. its tons cheaper and there's plenty of info on it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By twitchit72
I overhaul components for aviation. When a fuel...

I overhaul components for aviation. When a fuel pump comes in that has low flow and I find the rotor or vanes are worn I dont stop there. I also ohm the fields of the motor and growl the armature. I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By twitchit72
Just went to dealership for help.

We bought our first BMW for my daughter. This is my first BMW as well. We bought it with the check engine light on and the IAC valve was unhooked. When it was hooked up the car would stall. That's...
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