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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 11-16-2012, 01:47 PM
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Helppp !! Water !

Driving on the highway after school, it's been in low 30's here at night and today was around 60, anyway on the highway I got sputtering, web to autozone and a ton of water was in piston 1 spark plug capsule, but above it, not in the piston chamber, melted ice maybe ?
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Old 11-16-2012, 02:53 PM
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Do you have your engine covers on?
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Old 11-16-2012, 03:47 PM
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Yah after I started to re inspect everything I've come to the conclusion that when I washed my car water got in there some how, time for new boots
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Don't know how water would've gotten in there, though. Check all your engine bay gaskets along the perimeter of the hood shut lines.
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Old 11-16-2012, 10:01 PM
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I checked the gaskets they seem fine, although the top liner around the hood directly underneath the windshield doesn't appear to be doing its job, looking into replacing it very soon
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