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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 05-19-2015, 08:15 PM
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My e30 bogs out sometimes when I'm driving.

So when I put my e30 in 2nd and sometimes 3rd gear, it sometimes bogs really down and acts like she wants to stall. What could this be? I think it's something to do with the fuel some where. Is it running to rich? Or to lean? Help please.
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Old 05-20-2015, 04:21 PM
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Old 05-20-2015, 09:44 PM
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It's a 1991. It only does it so often. But when it does it, it bogs down. And it acts like the engine gets no fuel. It almost wants to stall too.
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Old 05-20-2015, 10:26 PM
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Probably running lean. I believe the fuel pump is failing. The only way to tell would be to plumb a fuel pressure gauge in the line semi-permanently and have it positioned so you could watch it (like taped to the windshield).
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Old 05-20-2015, 10:55 PM
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What does running lean mean?
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What does running lean mean?
It means there's not enough fuel being supplied to the engine.
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