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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 09-12-2013, 01:12 PM
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my car is driving me nuts

i cant stand her anymore everytime i fix something another thing goes wrong.
problem is i cant sell her......anyways the problem is that its turning off all the time now, it runs normally but has recently lost alot of its power. and everytime i brake and switch gears to stop it just turns off.

i cleaned the icv checked the coilpacks. gonna check the spark plugs tomorrow, hope thats the problem.

any suggestions.
cant do compression test since no one has the fr@#@$@3 tool.
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Old 09-12-2013, 01:40 PM
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