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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 11-03-2005, 02:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My 1987 325 IS has justed started to act up. I would drive the car as normal and the engine just turns off. All the other electrical devices are still on. I would be able to just restart the car immediately, but now it takes at least 3 to 4 times for it to start. I need some help.

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check/replace spark plugs, cap and rotor. check/replace your air filter, fuel filter. does it idle rough? when it is started how does it rev? snappy? or does it lag and then pick up. seem to have a lack of power?
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by your intake box there is 3 relays but one of them controls your spark plugs. check the connecton on them cus my jumped out when i was driving one time.
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