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  1. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hi all, My 1998 328i overheated today, and I have a couple questions as I try to diagnose what to fix next. First Overheat The car overheated when my mom was driving it a few weeks ago (slight uphill on the freeway). Fan Clutch Replacement Today, I replaced the fan clutch, hoping that might...
  2. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    1998 528i automatic (4L30E GM, made in France etc.) with a build date of 4/98, 220K miles. Owned since 75K miles. I had the 2-3 shift slam a few years back which was corrected by a new solenoid. All was good until reverse went out a couple years later(Not completely, but enough to watch where I...
  3. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hi guys, I have a 98 328i. I'm getting a cylinder 2 misfire(P3020). I have replaces the coils, spark plugs, maf. I've cleaned the throttle body and the ICV and also checked for any vacuum leaks which there are none. The voltage to the coil rail is 12.2v. I've found that my engine runs too rich...
  4. Cars - Private Party
    BMW 323IC Convertible in great condition! This car has over $6,000 worth of performance/aftermarket parts as well as routine maintenance work, drives and handles great with the upgraded 17" rims. Original paint and has been garaged the whole time. Aftermarket sound system with a sub in the back...
  5. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hello all, I have scoured the forums here, and found a couple of posts with kinda similar issues, but none seem to be similar enough to what i have. So... What i have noticed so far, When starting the car, if it cranks for more than 3 seconds, then it will run for 2 seconds and die with a...
  6. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Does anyone on here know if a 2001 e39 has the same or similar calipers as a 1998? Also, what is the easiest way to swap the calipers?
  7. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hello, I am new to this site and I am looking to see if anyone knows if a 1999 540i radiator will work in a 1998 540i?
  8. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    So I recently bought a 1998 323i and I'm wondering what the possibility is of lifting it a few inches for clearance. What parts would I look into? What are the cons to lifting the car?
  9. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    Hello everyone, I have a friend that has this well maintained 1998 740il, he always has filled her up with premium gas. he wants to sell it for $2000, but he gave me a good price of $1700. the car has 209km and is in clean condition. Do you think it is worth this price? and also if i wanted to...
  10. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    My passenger tail light won't work. Change bulbs fuses and checked relays and the issue with wires going to truck lid. All good. Turn Signal; brake light, reverse all work. Just the parking/driving light. Ordered new lights and they were a 8 prong but my car is 6 prong. How can I splice...
  11. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hello. I need some help. I parked my car today after I got out I saw a trail of power steering fluid on the floor. I filled it back up with fluid. Drove bout 5 miles parked up everything was good. When I went to pull off later the fluid was still in the resovior. I believe I turned the wheel to...
  12. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hello!! Everyone this is my first post. My name is Dom and I have recently bought a 1998 323Ti Hatchback Eu spec (5-speed manual shift) Bmw. [It has heated seats and lights that illuminate the floor when i open the door]I am looking for as much information on the car as possible. I have noticed...
  13. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    It's weird when I'm doing about 70 on the freeway in a right turn my car feel's like it pulls to the left for a minute and has to be turned even more just to make the turn then when I straighten out the steering wheel is crooked any ideas what this could be car has sport springs and is slightly low?
  14. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    SOooooo I somehow managed to activate the deadlock system in my car after i have had it for ages and never experienced this. I didn't get the car with a fob and somehow my EWS II engaged something after i unplugged it and plugged it back in. First i was locked IN the car but i had the keys and...
  15. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    After messing with the top on our '98 328ci for too long, I'm giving up and want to find a GOOD repair person to really do it properly. Metro Atlanta (GA) area. Any recommendations? [We have a fairly new top, but it's the mechanical parts that need work.] Thanks in advance! Jim
  16. Performance
    I have a brand new SPEC Stage 1 clutch kit new in the box. It comes with an alignment tool, pilot bearing, metal throwout bearing, clutch disk, and the pressure plate. FREE SHIPPING! Asking 350$ obo. Paid 650 last year for it and don't need it. Pm for more detail. Thank you. Located in...
  17. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I have a brand new SPEC Stage 1 clutch kit new in the box. It comes with an alignment tool, pilot bearing, metal throwout bearing, clutch disk, and the pressure plate. FREE SHIPPING! Asking 575 obo. Paid 650 last year for it and don't need it. Pm for more detail. Thank you!
  18. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    For the passed several days I have been posting here trying to get an idea as to why my 540i wont start. Today I have noticed that I have a spinning ignition. Is it possible that could be the reason my car wont start?? Recap on my scenario: - Phone charger in socket for over 7 hours, car...
  19. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Im out of ideas..... The problem arose when i went to work for 7 hours and I left the phone charger plugged in the cigarette lighter and the car would not start when i got off shift to go home. I thought it was that i killed the battery and today I went to go get the battery charged, which...
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