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E36 (1991 - 1999)
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Old 08-19-2011, 03:23 PM
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93 325i Eletrical problems.

My car doesnt want to start . It was runing until i parked and everything eletrical stayed on in the car . I tryed jump starting it and it wants to turn over but doesnt it turned on with starting fluid but quickly dies out. I changed the ignition and still. Any suggestions?
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Old 08-19-2011, 03:57 PM
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you're letting it charge up a little when you jump start? have you tried recharging the battery? just to completely eliminate that option
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Old 08-19-2011, 04:25 PM
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Yeah i tried to with a v8 but your right i havnt taken it for a recharge.
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I think the battery is junk now but try recharging it first as said above

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If it started with starting fluid, then you have a no fuel issue. Check out the fuel pump and fuel pump relay. Those may be your issue
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My car doesnt want to start . It was runing until i parked and everything eletrical stayed on in the car . I tryed jump starting it and it wants to turn over but doesnt it turned on with starting fluid but quickly dies out. I changed the ignition and still. Any suggestions?
That's a fuel problem, not ignition. If it started on starter fluid but then dies, the ignition is working, but you're getting no fuel through the injectors.
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Old 08-21-2011, 06:47 PM
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What Horn said.
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