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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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Loosing Power

Hi everyone,
Hope you are able to help!!!!
We have taken out BMW 318i into the garage and they cannot find what it wrong.
Car runs perfectly until we have a hot day, and then we have no power, lucky to get her to go to 50, then suddenly it clears and she is OK for a while then we loose it again. If it is not a hot day then she runs fine. Hot day going up hill........ NO CHANCE!!!!

All advice gratefully received!!!
Many thanks
Bev
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Welcome to Bimmerfest, Bev!

Sounds like you have a weak fuel pump or the ignition coil is getting hot. Which model of 1.8 litre engine do you have?
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