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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 04-23-2005, 04:11 PM
nolancumings nolancumings is offline
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Location: Grand Junction, CO
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Mein Auto: 1990 325ix
Help! 325ix Won't start.

Hey guys, thanks in advance for any help that you can give me.

I just bought my first BMW about 3 months ago, and it stopped starting. When I turn the key it hums and clicks three times, but nothing happens. My feeling is that it's something with a sensor or the computer, but here is a rundown of what I've checked or done.

The battery is good.
The car will push start, but won't start back up.
When I turn the key, there isn't any power drain typical of a starter problem. The starter wasn't dragging or anything previous to not starting, it just seems like it isn't getting any power sent to it.
When I push start it, the anti-lock brake light is on. ?
All the fuses are good.
The mass air flow sensor is making a buzzing noise. Normal?

Thanks again, I love my car, and I love it even more when it works. Maybe I should buy a new bike?

Last edited by nolancumings; 04-24-2005 at 11:45 AM.
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