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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 01-02-2004, 09:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all....My girlfriend managed to run the fuel dry in my beemer.
Usually when the drivers door is open you can normally here the fuel pump whiz as i call it from just under the rear of the caR.
since this has all happend i no longer hear this whine when the key is turned on.
I did place 5 gallons of fuel in the car.
Is there a reset that needs to be done...?Thanks for any info...
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Does the car run? Or are you just saying you cant hear the fuel pump anymore?

Fuel pumps get their cooling from the fuel that passes through them, so if you no longer run gas though it while its running, you have good chance of burning up the motor. You might be in it for a new fuel pump...
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