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Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-23-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By ganglin3665
It was the crank position sensor. last thing I...

It was the crank position sensor. last thing I replaced.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-02-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By ganglin3665
Well I replaced the ignition wires and the pulse...

Well I replaced the ignition wires and the pulse sensor as well as the cap. It now runs fine. I did check resistance of the new sensor and it is not 560 ohms. It actually reads like 3. Odd. Any...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-19-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By ganglin3665
Ok so the pulse sensor reads like 3 ohms. so I...

Ok so the pulse sensor reads like 3 ohms. so I want to replace it. the number on the back is 0261210 835. Can anyone cross this to something I can buy? It looks like AIRTEX / WELLS Part # 5S1654....
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-17-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By ganglin3665
Well strike two. Did not fix the problem. It...

Well strike two. Did not fix the problem. It appears that the miss fire is cylinders 5 and 6. What is the sensor that is around cylinder 6 plug wire? It connects to the diag connector. I did...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-10-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By ganglin3665
I have 3500 ohms on secondary. Ordered new coil....

I have 3500 ohms on secondary. Ordered new coil. Hopefully it will start when I get the parts. Thanks for the help.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-10-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By ganglin3665
Checked the ignition all wires are firing when...

Checked the ignition all wires are firing when they should. Checked at night and could not see any missfire or crossfire. I did pull the plugs that I replaced last year and they are black. Looks...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-07-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By ganglin3665
1988 528E Auto shuddering under load

My most reliable car is now stuttering under load. i changed the fuel pumps as they were original. I have about 250K+ miles on it. New rotor, newer coil, lugs and wires. Runs fine at idle and can...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-01-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 982
Posted By ganglin3665
Ok first put your meter to track current draw in...

Ok first put your meter to track current draw in the same spot as you show in the first pic. Make sure everything is off. If you still have a current flow remove fuses one by one till it goes away....
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 10-17-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,638
Posted By ganglin3665
Thanks for the help. I will keep looking.

Thanks for the help. I will keep looking.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 10-16-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,638
Posted By ganglin3665
ok I opened the connections and checked...

ok I opened the connections and checked resistance and all of them seem to work just fine. I see the resistance change as the wheel is rotated so they are seeing the notches. I did buy one new cable...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-26-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,857
Posted By ganglin3665
I just went through this. I went through...

I just went through this. I went through oreilley and they ordered in the single outlet. Did not match my 88 528e. So I got my money back and they looked it up under 1987 and found the two hose...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-09-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,638
Posted By ganglin3665
Intermittent Abs activation at low speeds

I have an 88 BMW 528E that intermittently activates the abs when coming to a stop at slow speeds. I did clean the sensors off and they look ok. Is there a way to verify which sensor is not...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-09-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,719
Posted By ganglin3665
I recently did my brakes all the way around. I...

I recently did my brakes all the way around. I also replaced the front calipers as the metal to metal contact had damaged them as well. Previous owner had driven it for some time with no pads. It...
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