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Old 04-27-2007, 03:47 AM
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I just recently bought an '82 320i for restoration. We had it running..briefly. Now when we turn the key there is nothing except a click in the fuse panel on the right fender wall. Any suggestions?
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Old 04-28-2007, 07:43 PM
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Congratulations on the 320i. Please post Fotos soon.

Regarding the problem, is the battery ok? That would be my first thought.
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Old 06-03-2007, 03:36 PM
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hello I have had that problem with my 83 320i and it happend when I was about 75 miles from home and all I had to do was tap on the starter with a hammer handle a couple of times and it started when I got home I put in a new starter and have not had a problem since.

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