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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-25-2016, 07:23 PM
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Posted By a228380
i had a problem where all speeds would work and...

i had a problem where all speeds would work and then after an hour or two none would work then it would come back on after a while.

i turned out to be the blower resister, not a hard job just in a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-27-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By a228380
resolution

ran new wires to front and rear speakers. but now without the amp the sound is poor so a new headunit is in my future.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-17-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By a228380
I don't know if 86 had a timing chain or belt, if...

I don't know if 86 had a timing chain or belt, if it has a timing belt change it because it would definitely be dry rotted.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By a228380
another common ground radio issue

1991 bmw e30 325i, no fader just the original tape deck/am/fm radio and amp in trunk.
radio tape deck just gave static so i removed it.

I have read every post i can find and still no luck
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-20-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By a228380
look for the wire rubbing against some metal on...

look for the wire rubbing against some metal on the spindle which would ground the circuit and turn the light on. I found mine worn from rubbing against part of the spindle so i wrapped the wire in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By a228380
good info on central locking ...

good info on central locking

http://nomad-bmw.blogspot.com/2012/10/e30-central-locking-issues.html
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-10-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,209
Posted By a228380
Could be a bad voltage regulator, normally this...

Could be a bad voltage regulator, normally this would show up when doing the alternator test but if the voltage regulator is flakey this will drain a battery.
In old american cars voltage regulator...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-08-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By a228380
are you using halogen bulbs the circuitry is not...

are you using halogen bulbs the circuitry is not really designed for halogen bulbs and will blow fuses, according to the Bentley manual.
fuse should be 7.5 and they are brown
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-27-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By a228380
trace the wires back from the brake pad. Mine...

trace the wires back from the brake pad. Mine were broken and touching the frame closing the circuit and keeping the light on
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-27-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By a228380
these work great they fit in the pocket on the...

these work great they fit in the pocket on the doors
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-18-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By a228380
sounds like the motor might be running and you...

sounds like the motor might be running and you need the Replacement Mast - Black * Cord Has Teeth,
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-18-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By a228380
try apdi.mycarparts.net directly and see if they...

try apdi.mycarparts.net directly and see if they will ship out of the country they show the part on there website
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-18-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By a228380
start with simple first fuse is there power...

start with simple first
fuse
is there power at the antenna
could be the plastic stripped that moves the antenna, if the motor is moving
could be the antenna motor

do you have the stock radio...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-17-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By a228380
good info on central locking of bmws ...

good info on central locking of bmws
http://nomad-bmw.blogspot.com/2012/10/e30-central-locking-issues.html

also check fuse 27 that is the central locking system fuse

I could not find an over...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-14-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,057
Posted By a228380
do you have a 3rd brake light. i had similar...

do you have a 3rd brake light. i had similar problems and it was the bulb in the 3rd brake light. i have a 1991 325i sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-13-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By a228380
2nd temp gauge

Hi

anyone have suggestions on where to connect a 2nd temperature sensor for a mechanical temperature gauge. I have a ash tray pod with a volt meter but it has another whole for another gauge and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-10-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By a228380
ended up purchasing an ashtray pod for gauges ...

ended up purchasing an ashtray pod for gauges

thanks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-10-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By a228380
1. check all fuses 2. swap the switch with...

1. check all fuses
2. swap the switch with another one and see if the window goes down, if it does you have a bad switch, if it doesn't and the other window goes down with the swapped switch then...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-08-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 41,333
Posted By a228380
22 on highway 1991 325i automatic

22 on highway 1991 325i automatic
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-07-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By a228380
clock delete plate

i have 1991 e30 325i sedan.

i want to put a voltmeter where the useless 6 button clock is. what can i use to fabricate a panel that i can put gauge in

or possibly one of the blanks next to the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-15-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By a228380
the parellel flow that i got and the lines fit...

the parellel flow that i got and the lines fit perfectly
rockauto.com

APDI/PRO Part # 7013464. parellel flow condenser

for the evaporator see downhiller's post
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-12-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By a228380
evaporator core for my 1991 e30 is about 65 us...

evaporator core for my 1991 e30 is about 65 us dollars on rock auto. I had mine replaced due to small leak. the majority of the repair was remove and replace because where it is located.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-16-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By a228380
http://www.programainc.com/ run about 150...

http://www.programainc.com/ run about 150 dollars, this is where other companies send them out to have them refurbished.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-04-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By a228380
1800 at an indépendant reupholster shop which is...

1800 at an indépendant reupholster shop which is why i am looking at seat covers they are much cheaper
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-01-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By a228380
seat covers

Hi

anyone have any experience with seat covers from http://www.topcar-athens.com/

i just cant afford the 1800 bucks quote to have the seats front and back reupholstered
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