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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 11-08-2012, 06:31 PM
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Mein Auto: 1991 BMW 325ic convertibl
turns over, won't start

Hi everyone, My 91 325ic all of a sudden wont start. Got up this morning drove it to work, it started and ran fine (about a 10 minute drive). Went home for lunch started up and ran fine ( Maybe 20 minutes of driving). Went out at the end of the day to go home and it wont start. It turns over good but just wont start. I am pretty mechanically inclined but dont know a lot about this car. Should I look at relays and fuses. Could it be the fuel pump. These are a couple of things I am going to check tomorow. Just wondering if there is anything you guys would recomend checking first.
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Old 11-08-2012, 07:08 PM
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Mein Auto: E23;E30;E38;E32;E34 +
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Mein Auto: 1995 318is / 1993 325is
'91 325ic will be an M20B25.

Check: (1) spark, (2) fuel pressure.

When's the last time the cam drive belt was changed?
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