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Old 05-06-2013, 01:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Prometheus View Post
Timing belt, which may have slackened and is allowing camshaft movement to lose synchronisation with the crankshaft. This will cause the car to stop.

BMW recommends replacing the timing belt every 80000km.

... He should have checked the timing belt?
Thankfully...BMW has NOT used a timing belt in an automobile since they ended production of the M20 engine...which would be the last of the e30 3 series in the early 90s: 19861993 E30 325i, 325iS, 325iC and 325iX
Q {BMW CCA Member #191509}
2006 E53 X5 4.4i (Sterling Gray) 12/05 mfg date <<~>> 97 740iL (Arctic Silver) 3/97 mfg date
99 540iT (Orient Blue) <<~>> 95 525IT (Alpine White)
91 735iL (Schwarz Black) <<~>> 85 325e (Bronzit)

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