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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 09-22-2012, 10:06 AM
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Odd occurrence this morning.

I pushed in the clutch and it didn't engage all the way. When I let off just a touch the car shot out if the drive way like a car possessed. Ok it moved just a little before I let off the gas and it died.

I went to start the car again and the cloth was stuck to the floor. I pulled it up and started the car again. A once again it stuck. Now I'm in the street so I do it again and when I start the car it was as if nothing happened.

I'm thinking possible jealousy of the gokart because she's younger and lighter and i just bought a bunch o stuff to make it faster, but I'm taking any suggestions you guys might have.
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Old 09-22-2012, 10:29 AM
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Clutch slave cylinder....

Make sure it's full. You could have air in the system...


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Old 09-22-2012, 10:30 AM
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Sounds like slave cylinder death.
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:57 PM
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