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Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-20-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By jkbmw
it is strange....it is cold here today and...

it is strange....it is cold here today and yesterday but i pulled the intank pump out myself, used a shop vac and cleaned it. (though it really didn't need it). I drove it and it seemed to do better...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-19-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By jkbmw
still have problems...

jim, the car has run great till today. there is a slight buzzing noise that has come back from the rear of the car. It is loosing power...almost like it is starving for fuel. I replaced the tank pump...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-15-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By jkbmw
Well...BMW world...i got it....and yes...without...

Well...BMW world...i got it....and yes...without paying the BMW certified mechanic. I spent a ton of cash and their only reply was to charge me another fee to "diagnosis" the same old issue.

I...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-14-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By jkbmw
let me add...now that i have picked it up...i...

let me add...now that i have picked it up...i notice it seems to miss a little at high speeds (rpm) though when driving down the road it seems more like a little shimmer through the engine...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-14-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By jkbmw
Jim....check this out....this is what my mechanic...

Jim....check this out....this is what my mechanic told me about my car now that it has had the pump replaced....

"Jeff, the car runs fine as long as your going down the road. If you sit still at...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-11-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By jkbmw
oh...one other thing...any other hint on items to...

oh...one other thing...any other hint on items to watch out for? i have replaced most of the switches, internal tank pump, it has a new clutch, new brakes, new tires and all of the warning sensors...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-11-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By jkbmw
thank you....i hope your right...driving it down...

thank you....i hope your right...driving it down there and having the clutch slave cyl. go out was just too funny. i told my wife I felt like someone in a simulator with a bunch of instructors in the...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-11-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By jkbmw
1985 idle/stalls/buzzing noise

Hi...you good ole friend jkbmw with his 528e. in the last few weeks i have taken an poor old car and put in new interior, switches and repaired just about everything I could think of…guess I didn’t...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 12-27-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,260
Posted By jkbmw
thank you for the replies....now I know this is...

thank you for the replies....now I know this is going to sound dumb but since I am new to these cars....

when you want heat...and you turn the dial to indicate heat...does this change the location...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 12-23-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,649
Posted By jkbmw
1988 528e automatic transmission value

I bought a parts car for my project. the car was wrecked in 1991 and only had 35,000 miles on it. it has an autmatic tranmission that appears to be in great shape. anyone know what this tranny is...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 12-19-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,260
Posted By jkbmw
1985 528e

hey, i have a 1985 528e. Nice, old, used car and the heater isn't working. Getting a little cold down here. My mechanic told me there are two blower for this car. One is for the ac and one is for the...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 12-13-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,404
Posted By jkbmw
1985 BMW with lots of little problems....

Hi, bought a very used 1985 528e. The temp gauge, fuel guage, speedometer don't work. I have been told to check the speed unit in the rear for the speedometer. However does anyone know if these...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-13-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By jkbmw
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-10-2007, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,917
Posted By jkbmw
i have similiar issue with my 1985 528e. My car...

i have similiar issue with my 1985 528e. My car has lots of little issues but when this happens, the tach and a number of dash indicators stop working. Mine seems to be electrical and if I play with...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-08-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By jkbmw
1985 528e - lots of little problems

Hi, bought a very used 1985 528e. The temp gauge, fuel guage, speedometer don't work. I have been told to check the speed unit in the rear for the speedometer. However does anyone know if these...
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