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Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-15-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By bmw-mania
You can handle it.. check the link. the...

You can handle it.. check the link.
the capacitors on the unit are known to blow.
(especially when its gummed up; as above)

:dunno: probably what the smoke was..
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-15-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By bmw-mania
^ the above.. fuse #9.. is re-occurring theme.....

^ the above.. fuse #9.. is re-occurring theme.. trying to identify problem.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-15-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 590
Posted By bmw-mania
The trans prog error would have shown itself...

The trans prog error would have shown itself BEFORE the services were rendered.
Have you tried swapping the old part/new part out your replaced in the beginning.. ?(CPS)
Forum: Parting Out 10-06-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By bmw-mania
try the classifieds section, steve..

try the classifieds section, steve..
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-06-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By bmw-mania
^ you're welcome! :roundel: now roll...

^ you're welcome!

:roundel:

now roll down those windows and take a drive! :drive:

If you need anything else lmk..
Cheers!
:hi:
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-23-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By bmw-mania
^ follow up.. Checked Fuses.. Fuse #9 was...

^ follow up..
Checked Fuses.. Fuse #9 was blown.
Replaced
And the Horn, and the A/C started working again.. :roundel:
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-23-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By bmw-mania
check the fuses, relays and battery.. rear...

check the fuses, relays and battery..
rear taillights too.. the electrical systems in these beasts are very temper-mental...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-23-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 590
Posted By bmw-mania
^ edge, did you read post with possible...

^ edge, did you read post with possible triggers/causes above?
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-23-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By bmw-mania
Hey edge, did you see the thread, here.(?)...

Hey edge, did you see the thread, here.(?) (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=794322)
We were just discussing trans prog errors.. and causes..

Have you checked your fuses,...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-11-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By bmw-mania
hows it goin? Any progress? Cheers!

hows it goin?
Any progress?

Cheers!
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-11-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 590
Posted By bmw-mania
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/bP5UNjHaU-XTxoxn...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/bP5UNjHaU-XTxoxn_QefCnDox0VxlVcZEzpykHPenEYSdiy3VCSVzfEyxKo7VFG7fT2pRP9zJ-FYSUjvdT2DxmBHHhctdi_hsQj8hIrvIhX5Gsq953dwroltcUJSof2fKg
If the TCM was bad.. it would...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-11-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By bmw-mania
Welcome Start by pulling all fuses &...

Welcome
Start by pulling all fuses & relays(mark them).. including the ones under rear seat.. and the hidden fuses in the rear seat rail..

*cough* take lots of pix or reference *cough* :eek:
...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 590
Posted By bmw-mania
^ :thumbup: yup… its one of the...

^ :thumbup:


yup… its one of the triggers..
I think I actually parroted you when I thought of the MAF, Terry.. :)
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By bmw-mania
^ been cleaning my seats with wipes….. did...

^ been cleaning my seats with wipes….. did them all once in the shade..
Now when there is a free moment one seat at a time gets conditioned.
So far all the seats have been cleaned conditioned...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 590
Posted By bmw-mania
affirmative only starts in P or N. ...

affirmative
only starts in P or N.


http://moosetracking.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/gremlin.jpg

Sounds like your on the right track! :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By bmw-mania
glad i could help.. :roundel: Cheers! ...

glad i could help..
:roundel:

Cheers!
:drive:
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 590
Posted By bmw-mania
double check your BMW part (just in case) Ive...

double check your BMW part (just in case)
Ive had a couple bad ones outta the box.



I can't recall..
Check the ETM..
http://www.e38.org/e32/e32_93_etm.pdf
component location chart on page...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By bmw-mania
blown motor.. over heated.. probably...

blown motor.. over heated.. probably cracked/warped/ the cylinder head and head gasket….

rebuild it, or swap in a used engine.. pull the trigger.

Have you read up on the Nikasil issues?...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By bmw-mania
well, mate.. one would think they would SEARCH...

well, mate..
one would think they would SEARCH before posing a query that would be so heavily discussed.

The system BMW engineered is very good when properly maintained.
If you are having...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-06-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By bmw-mania
First off, welcome.. :roundel: You cant do any...

First off, welcome.. :roundel:
You cant do any wrong at this point.. READ the Factory Service Manual.. again & again.
If the engine did overheat.. chances are you may have warped/cracked your head...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-04-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By bmw-mania
White VAPOR is water.. Blue SMOKE is oil.. ...

White VAPOR is water..
Blue SMOKE is oil..
either way, you should check it out.. compression test, leakdown test, etc..

Not sure? hold a kleenex to the tail pipe.. if it disintegrates its water...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-04-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By bmw-mania
reset your car re-sync re-charge your...

reset your car
re-sync
re-charge your battery.. properly
check installed alarm

report back.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-04-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 590
Posted By bmw-mania
:confused: The Crank Position Sensor was the...

:confused:
The Crank Position Sensor was the problem(?)
Interesting Dx.. Herr Doktor.


... the problem didnt exist before the CPS *repair*...
Its probably related to the service undergone most...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By bmw-mania
Your a/c may need some maintenance.. When was...

Your a/c may need some maintenance..
When was the last time is was serviced?

You can clean your a/c clutches.. its a small job.
If you find it seized, you will know why its engaged 24/7..
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By bmw-mania
He may have been running a *race* compound pad.....

He may have been running a *race* compound pad.. :dunno:
may account for the heavy dust(?)

Sounds like your doing good work..
Take off the crap.. fix the "mods" and make it function how it...
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