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#1 (permalink) Old 10-31-2005, 03:57 AM
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Need help with tune up my 89 325i

I just bought 89 325i 5 speed with 190k miles
I gonna need do tune up ,so car runs little better and get better mpg
I know i need to change :

Air filter
Spark plugs
Spark plug wires
Oil and filter
Fuel filter
All 3 belts
Tranny fluid
Differential fluid
Antifreeze
Thermostat
Timing belt is replaced 20k miles ago or 5 years, how i can find out if timing belt is bad or its going bad
And what else i need to change/check out

I'm from Bosnia / Europe ,4 years ago i move to Erie , PA USA ,my English is sux ,so please don't critize me

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#2 (permalink) Old 10-31-2005, 11:39 AM
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I think you got it all, but just so you know, BMW recommends the timing belt on the m20 be replaced every 50,000 miles.

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just me, but I would go ahead and do the timing belt again if you know it's been five years since the last one. ... and while you're in there, a new water pump as well. I think that's an extra $60-80, but it's worth the peace of mind.

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