Engine Sputtering An Dying (mass Air Flow) - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

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.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-21-2005, 02:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: May 2004
Car:
Posts: 32
Photos:
moetinger is an unknown quantity at this point
Mechanic says my Mass air flow sensor/unit is bad and wants 700 to fix. Is this something that I can replace easily and get the piece cheaply or should I just let him?

If so where should I get the part?
moetinger is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 06-21-2005, 02:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
3rd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Poquoson, VA
Car:
Posts: 591
Photos:
Bear is an unknown quantity at this point
I would go for a used one. I had a MAF issue with my 1988 750 and I bought a used ($90.00 I believe) MAF and solved the problem. My cr would not die, but go into limp mode and was gutless, used MAF solved the problem. Try Vines.com or Active.com to start, there are a lot of good used suppliers on the web. Oh, less tha 30 minutes to change her out.
Bear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2005, 02:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: May 2004
Car:
Posts: 32
Photos:
moetinger is an unknown quantity at this point
Quote:
Originally posted by moetinger@Jun 21 2005, 01:50 PM
Mechanic says my Mass air flow sensor/unit is bad and wants 700 to fix. Is this something that I can replace easily and get the piece cheaply or should I just let him?

If so where should I get the part?
[snapback]355566[/snapback]
there's one one on ebay for 9$ right now! Should I buy it w/110K miles on it?
moetinger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2005, 04:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
3rd Gear Member
 
Kowalski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Canada, British Columbia, White rock
Car:
Posts: 752
Photos:
Kowalski is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via MSN to Kowalski
Quote:
Originally posted by moetinger+Jun 21 2005, 12:57 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(moetinger @ Jun 21 2005, 12:57 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-moetinger@Jun 21 2005, 01:50 PM
Mechanic says my Mass air flow sensor/unit is bad and wants 700 to fix.* Is this something that I can replace easily and get the piece cheaply or should I just let him?

If so where should I get the part?
[snapback]355566[/snapback]
there's one one on ebay for 9$ right now! Should I buy it w/110K miles on it?
[snapback]355573[/snapback]
[/b][/quote]

yes as long as it works and its the right one for your car, takes like 10 min to change it, do it.
__________________
M42 Custom ground cams for sale PM me
264* roatation and 388 lift
Kowalski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2005, 08:55 PM   #5 (permalink)
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Car:
Posts: 367
Photos:
egk2 is an unknown quantity at this point
This would be a good opportunity to upgrade to the M30 AFM from
a 735i/635i/535i, get one with bosch# 027 on it.
__________________
2.8L M20 Stroker
egk2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2005, 09:02 PM   #6 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Car:
Posts: 299
Photos:
offabroadway is an unknown quantity at this point
If you guys don't mind the question, is Limp Mode present on a 325e?
__________________
<img src='http://www3.telus.net/drewdlespace/bmw/banner.jpg' border='0' alt='user posted image' />
Changed the car's name, now it's - Roxanne -1985 325e
offabroadway is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2005, 06:13 PM   #7 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: May 2004
Car:
Posts: 32
Photos:
moetinger is an unknown quantity at this point
Quote:
Originally posted by egk2@Jun 25 2005, 07:55 PM
This would be a good opportunity to upgrade to the M30 AFM from
a 735i/635i/535i, get one with bosch# 027 on it.
[snapback]357064[/snapback]
I ended up getting (before I got this message) a sensor off ebayfor 20 including shipping. Guy said it works fine so I guess I'll drive it until it dies again then upgrade like you said.

Thanks for the advice. I really appreciate it.
moetinger is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
*The E36 Turbo Thread* SpeedInfusion 3-Series (E36) 9 10-16-2005 09:10 PM
Engine Sputtering, Checked Alredy.. victorgallas 3-Series (E36) 0 02-24-2005 11:27 AM
BMW P83 Engine triggrhaapi Bimmer Talk/Motorsports Talk 0 07-21-2003 02:03 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:42 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.