316 intermittent starting - Bimmerfest - BMW Forums

Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 3 Series & 4 Series > E21 (1975 - 1983)

E21 (1975 - 1983)

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-23-2008, 06:41 AM
topcatsteve topcatsteve is offline
Registered User
Location: UK
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 3
Mein Auto: BMW 316 e21 auto
316 intermittent starting

Hi there all. frist sorry for the spelling I am dislex.....

I joined this forum becous my 1982 316i e21 auto with immobiliser has devloped a problem.

Some times she starts fine others this is what happens.

when it works
1) tuch the immobiliser
2) turn key
3) engeng starts

when it dosu not work
1) tuch the immobiliser
2) turn key
3) hear a click
4) no lights on dashboard(eletronics deed)
5) turn off remove key
6) wait some minuts
7) try again
8) engine may start.

9) if not turn of
10) pull fuse 20 - 25 (even if thay have no blown)
11) replace fuses (some times fuse 21 has blowen)
12) try again

after going though this proseger she starts but some time I have to go though the prosejeser 3 or 4 times.

Thanks for all your help

Reply With Quote

See More Related BMW Stories

Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 3 Series & 4 Series > E21 (1975 - 1983)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:00 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001- VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.