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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 01-22-2013, 02:57 PM
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Unhappy E30 m20 misfire, checked everything please help

Hey guys I've been having a issue with my 86 e30 325e turbo. The car generated a misfire.so yesterday I pulled the plugs and cyl. 5 plug was completely black and the others were fine. I checked the spark plug wire and cleaned the spark plug up. I checked fuel pressure and its good. I checked injectors and they're all clicking the same one doesn't sound different than the others. I don't know what else to check. The plugs are brand new.it seems like its not getting spark all the time or the injector is stuck open.
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Old 01-22-2013, 05:05 PM
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you didnt check the dizzy or the rotor. that would be my next step
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Old 01-23-2013, 11:09 AM
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Figured It out guys thanks
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Old 01-23-2013, 05:10 PM
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what was it
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Old 01-23-2013, 05:35 PM
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Spark plug wire was bad. It had spark but not enough. Since i saw it had spark i ignored it but I Found some brand new Bosch premium spark plug wires in the junkyard for $5 so i threw them on and car runs good now.
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:02 AM
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Spark plug wire was bad. It had spark but not enough. Since i saw it had spark i ignored it but I Found some brand new Bosch premium spark plug wires in the junkyard for $5 so i threw them on and car runs good now.
should ohm at around 5kohms. not worth buying brand new imo, they are super expensive. you can replace 100 from a junkyard before breaking even with a new set. so you did the right thing
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