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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 01-07-2013, 11:45 AM
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my car has the same issue... its funny how that all works.
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Old 06-04-2019, 07:11 PM
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Same issue with 98 318I

I have been plagued with electrical issues after buying this car a year ago. Living in Japan BMW is not well known here and taking it to garages results in less than expert level work. Not to mention language barrier. After reading through these responses and things to do I feel like my car has had the exact same issue. Had the battery replaced under warranty . Every time the issue occurs I check the voltage. Always above 11.5v. All fuses are good. No random lights left on. I'd been thinking there's a grounding issue with it until I read this. Going to replace the Positive post and clamp. Hopefully that will permanently fix my issue. Thank you for putting this out there.
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Old 06-04-2019, 08:14 PM
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Thank you for using the search feature. Too few people do. Good luck.
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