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Old 03-22-2011, 08:38 PM
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Good write up, but I just wanted to add a little something: when I had my 94 530i, it did NOT advance to the next code after a brief pause like all the write-ups and procedures say, it continually repeated the same code. I had to push the pedal 5x after each code to make it advance to the next code. I started a thread and some people agreed this was the case with their car and others didn't, so it looks like there's some inconsistency across the models. YMMV.
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Old 03-23-2011, 05:21 AM
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Good write up, but I just wanted to add a little something: when I had my 94 530i, it did NOT advance to the next code after a brief pause like all the write-ups and procedures say, it continually repeated the same code. I had to push the pedal 5x after each code to make it advance to the next code. I started a thread and some people agreed this was the case with their car and others didn't, so it looks like there's some inconsistency across the models. YMMV.
Thanks Chad. I had actually discovered this recently and forgot to put it in the write up. I will edit it.

Hope you are doiing well.

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Old 03-23-2011, 04:42 PM
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94 does have the stomp test ability. Not sure why yours is not working. I think it is a good chance that the TPS is the culprit on the engine problem.

I wish I knew more about the trans program error. I can't be of much help here.

Did you have either of these problems prior to your recent head rebuild?

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Steve,

My TPS readings are 1.09ohm (closed) - 4.26ohm (fully opened) with no variance in between. So it looks like its ok.
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Old 03-23-2011, 05:00 PM
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Steve,

My TPS readings are 1.09ohm (closed) - 4.26ohm (fully opened) with no variance in between. So it looks like its ok.
Well, I'm glad and sad at the same time. I'm glad that the TPS is not bad, but I'm sad that you still don't have an answer. I can't think of anything else at this time.

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Old 03-23-2011, 10:33 PM
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Thanks Chad. I had actually discovered this recently and forgot to put it in the write up. I will edit it.

Hope you are doiing well.

Steve
Doing good Steve, how about you? Sorry to hear about the E36 troubles.

I really wish I (or anyone) had some definitive reason for why and which cars need to have the pedal pressed.
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How the hell do you understand what number is being shown.. Does one blink mean one and two blinks mean two?
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:01 PM
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How the hell do you understand what number is being shown.. Does one blink mean one and two blinks mean two?
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Old 05-13-2012, 09:04 PM
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Can anyone decode this? I don't understand it.. Lol
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Old 05-14-2012, 05:50 PM
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I believe that is code 1000 which is what must be present to clear the codes by pressing and holding the accelerator for 10 seconds.

The only thing I can think of is that your stomp succession may have been too fast. You may want to slow it just a tad and see if you get a different result. If not, then I would go ahead and clear the codes and see if any come back when you crank and drive the car again.

Hope this helps.
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:59 PM
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Hello, I'm having trouble with my 525i 1995. I try the stomp test and nothing happens? Why is that happening?
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Old 10-31-2012, 10:11 AM
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Hello, I'm having trouble with my 525i 1995. I try the stomp test and nothing happens? Why is that happening?
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Old 10-31-2012, 10:25 AM
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Hello, I'm having trouble with my 525i 1995. I try the stomp test and nothing happens? Why is that happening?
Does your check engine light (CEL) illuminate when you turn the key to position 2 (which powers everything up, but does not engage the starter)? If not, your CEL bulb may be burned out.

If the bulb is burned out and you don't want to pull the instrument cluster to replace it at the moment, you can see if someone you know has a code reader for the OBD I BMWs. That instrument can read the codes regardless of the CEL bulb.

Another remote possibility is that the DME (engine management computer) itself may be bad. However, there are many other things to consider and rule out before you come to that conclusion.

Hopefully for you, the DME is not bad. On the 95 models, there is a drive away protection system called EWS II. It is a pain in the butt when it fails. Fortunately there are a couple of easy and inexpensive fixes. That can be looked at later if your DME is deemed to be faulty. We don't want to get the horse before the cart.
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Old 10-31-2012, 10:43 AM
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The check engine light dose come on when the key is in.
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Old 10-31-2012, 10:45 AM
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How could you check the Ews II?
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:32 AM
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The check engine light dose come on when the key is in.
You need to remove the cluster and replace the bulb then.


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My mistake I just realized you live in Georgia. If its not the one in the United States then you do NOT have a check engine light. Therefore you cannot perform the stomp test.
It is a US model only thing.

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Old 10-31-2012, 11:32 AM
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How could you check the Ews II?
You need to make a new thread for this, explaining the situation.
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:51 AM
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Ok. I'm located in the united states.
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:57 AM
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The check engine light dose come on when the key is in.
If the check engine light comes on with ignition key in position #2, then your stomp test should work.

It can be difficult to do it the first time. Watch the video in the thread and keep trying. Once you get it, you'll wonder why it seemed so hard at first
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:20 PM
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Yea, i took a look at it and tried it on my brothers 325is and it work but it will not work on the 525i?
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Old 10-31-2012, 02:49 PM
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Yea, i took a look at it and tried it on my brothers 325is and it work but it will not work on the 525i?
"Well, that indicates that you know how to do it then. It is possible that the DME has failed. Here is a very lengthy thread on the subject of EWS deletion in the 95 model.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...ght=ews+delete

Again, you will need to rule out all other possibilities like the CPS, fuel pump, fuel pump relay etc., etc.

The Bentley manual has a good trouble shooting guide in it. If your brother (I think that's who you said would be helping you) is not very familiar with BMWs, you may want to try to find a good local independent BMW mechanic with a good reputation and have him take a look at it.

Good luck.
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Old 10-31-2012, 03:00 PM
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"Well, that indicates that you know how to do it then. It is possible that the DME has failed. Here is a very lengthy thread on the subject of EWS deletion in the 95 model.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...ght=ews+delete

Again, you will need to rule out all other possibilities like the CPS, fuel pump, fuel pump relay etc., etc.

The Bentley manual has a good trouble shooting guide in it. If your brother (I think that's who you said would be helping you) is not very familiar with BMWs, you may want to try to find a good local independent BMW mechanic with a good reputation and have him take a look at it.

Good luck.
Her engine seems to be cranking (she said so in another thread). So it can't be an EWS issue, right ?
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:14 PM
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Her engine seems to be cranking (she said so in another thread). So it can't be an EWS issue, right ?
Agreed. As you may recall, my engine would crank over fine, just no fuel or spark and it ulimately turned out to be a faulty DME. Since her car is the 95 with EWS II, and if her DME is bad, she will have to do the EWS bypass and red label DME swap. Perhaps the EWS delete chip would work, but I don't have a high degree of confidence if the DME itself is bad.
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:03 PM
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Oh yes, your engine was cranking away. Forgot sir.
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