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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 04-17-2015, 06:40 PM
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328is wont crank

Left the key turned on overnight...dead battery....recharged and all lights, etc. are working, but will not crank at all...also will not bump start. Did I fry the fuel pump relay, starter, solenoid, ???HELP, please!
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Doubtful it hurt any of the items listed, but it may have pissed off the EWS, thus no crank. Seems to happen pretty often when the battery goes flat.
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Doubtful it hurt any of the items listed, but it may have pissed off the EWS, thus no crank. Seems to happen pretty often when the battery goes flat.
OK, got it, so how do I pacify or otherwise correct the EWS issue?
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