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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. is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
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Old 03-03-2009, 03:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an 1987 325is. There's power going to the relay but no power at the fuel pump. Checked wiring no problem found there I have a wire with a inline fuse running from the battery to the pump it's self to keep me on the road for now. But for some reson when I put power to straight to the internal fuel pump the external one works also

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Old 03-03-2009, 06:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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that's an interesting question cause my 1998 325i doesn't have 2 fuel pumps, my 1986 635CSi does but the 325i just has the one in the fuel tank....hmmmm
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Old 03-14-2009, 12:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I know its hard to figure which relay is which but they do go bad up on drivers side inner fender.
also can be some weird extra hidden relay under the dash that may run the fuel puim poff the ignition look and see if you can find that maybe, cant remember but is was some weird hing in 86 87 not int he 88 and on I think.
the wires on top of tank get cracked and break too,do a continuity test,maybe
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