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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 11-16-2004, 10:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone,this is my first post so i thought i would say hello.

I have a 1980 323i and recently i have been having stalling problems.
It starts fine and runs fine but occasionally as i brake it will just stall.
It doesnt splutter then stop but it stalls as if i have turned the car off,it just cuts out.
It started with my stereo cutting out for a second or two everytime i brake but now the car just cuts out.When i try to start it again it doesnt work.It turns over but just wont start.
After about 10mins or so it starts fine..im guessing its something electrical but cant understand why it doesnt start straight away.
Anyway if anyone could give me any ideas or help it would be appreciated.
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Old 11-18-2004, 01:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i think it might be a fuel problem. or the fact if your not first owner it could have aftermarket alarm my car when i first got it i stalled it during shifting and it would cut on right away either it happend to be the aftermarket alarm but check your fuel pump and injectors and fuel lines.
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Old 11-18-2004, 08:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i think it might be a fuel problem. or the fact if your not first owner it could have aftermarket alarm my car when i first got it i stalled it during shifting and it would cut on right away either it happend to be the aftermarket alarm but check your fuel pump and injectors and fuel lines.
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Thanks mate,
Took it to an auto electrician and found that it was my aftermarket immobilizer.
All fixed now!
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Old 11-18-2004, 09:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Glad to hear you got it going again!We are nothing without our Bimmers!
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