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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-25-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By Mary99
Many times when those pesky ECUs get wet, they...

Many times when those pesky ECUs get wet, they cause the capacitors on the board to short and leak. This is turns causes further shorting once the board is dried as the cap fluid is highly...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-31-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,505
Posted By Mary99
Inadequate power supply to the audio system is...

Inadequate power supply to the audio system is common when the audio system was not thoroughly thought out. Oh well, what's done is done.

The solution is only one of two. Upgrade the alternator...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-18-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,046
Posted By Mary99
Y??? Because BMW can't and won't make anything...

Y??? Because BMW can't and won't make anything close to it?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-18-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By Mary99
Post a picture of the remote you have. Different...

Post a picture of the remote you have. Different keyless entries have different remotes have different learning procedures.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-18-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,654
Posted By Mary99
I haven't looked into the subject anymore since...

I haven't looked into the subject anymore since my initial interest in air bags David. You're chemistry seems on the up and up and the examples you gave are very accurate. However, I don't think...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-17-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,457
Posted By Mary99
Yep

Yep
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-17-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By Mary99
If the CEL was indeed triggered by the running...

If the CEL was indeed triggered by the running out of gas then a code will be stored in the DME. To erase the code, use a OBD scanner or disconnect the battery for about 20 minutes to drain the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-17-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By Mary99
The OP's car has the door closure microswitch in...

The OP's car has the door closure microswitch in the door lock mechanism in the door, not in the striker as your year and model.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-17-2008, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By Mary99
Unbolt the fastener that holds the hood release...

Unbolt the fastener that holds the hood release lever to remove the kick panel.



That's a fault of the door closure sensor located in the door lock mechanism inside the door. This sensor needs...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-17-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,654
Posted By Mary99
From what I remember, .... If one or more of...

From what I remember, ....

If one or more of the G-force sensors malfunctions, none of the bags will deploy.
If one or more of the air bag(s) malfunctions, none of the bags will deploy.
If one...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-16-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,654
Posted By Mary99
I don't think you're wrong Phantom so don't take...

I don't think you're wrong Phantom so don't take offense. We just have different information from different sources resulting in different opinions. This forum to me isn't a media to obtain...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-16-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By Mary99
Before I scrapped mine for a real security...

Before I scrapped mine for a real security system, the panic unlocked the doors, sounds the siren, and flashes the parking lights.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-16-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,654
Posted By Mary99
I'm not sure how air bags will deploy on any car....

I'm not sure how air bags will deploy on any car. I'm only confident on how the airbags will deploy in my cars.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-16-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,633
Posted By Mary99
No, it is very rare that it becomes faulty. Have...

No, it is very rare that it becomes faulty. Have there been any work done to the car prior to the warning light, audio install or otherwise?

What about driving into big pot holes at fast speeds? ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-16-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,633
Posted By Mary99
It is not a signal for regular check up and is an...

It is not a signal for regular check up and is an indication that there is a fault in the system.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-16-2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By Mary99
:yikes: Wow!. Nailed that one on the head or...

:yikes: Wow!. Nailed that one on the head or what? :yikes:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-16-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By Mary99
If the malfunctions experienced by both CCU are...

If the malfunctions experienced by both CCU are identical or very similar then it is highly unlikely that both CCUs are bad. If the malfunctions experienced by both CCU are different then it is very...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-16-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,789
Posted By Mary99
The electrical locking system in these cars are...

The electrical locking system in these cars are :thumbup: but the hardware BMW makes is :tsk:.

When the car locks are engaged the outside door handle is decoupled from the locking mechanism making...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-15-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,488
Posted By Mary99
No, my former M3 Lite coupe never had it, nor my...

No, my former M3 Lite coupe never had it, nor my colleagues 328 sedan.



:rofl: I want some too ^^



I believe the DIN cage comes with the HU and is brand specific since each brand has...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-15-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,654
Posted By Mary99
Must be true then. I've learnt otherwise...

Must be true then.

I've learnt otherwise from my local dealership, so I guess mine will perform as I explained it while yours will perform as you understand it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-15-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,488
Posted By Mary99
I've never heard of voiding warranty for a stereo...

I've never heard of voiding warranty for a stereo install before, well.......not for these type of audio anyways. The only time where I've known about this is in special scenarios where the Head...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-15-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,654
Posted By Mary99
If the SRS light illuminates, it's because it...

If the SRS light illuminates, it's because it detects a fault with one of the many closed loop sensors that allow the airbags to deploy. The sensors are checked for proper responses hundreds of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-15-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By Mary99
It doesn't sound like a simple fuse job. If it's...

It doesn't sound like a simple fuse job. If it's a fuse problem, normally once the fuse expires, the fuse element doesn't reconstruct and become operable again. You'll need to do some...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-15-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By Mary99
If the window problem commenced after the battery...

If the window problem commenced after the battery became exhausted then the fix is simple. You need to re-align the window position with the control module. The procedure is laid out for you in the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-14-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,654
Posted By Mary99
Bypassing the sensor this way will 'trick' the...

Bypassing the sensor this way will 'trick' the SRS system into thinking all is well and stop triggering the lights but........at a nerve racking compromise.

Normally the airbags are set up so that...
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