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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 06-16-2004, 04:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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my 316i touring '93 (but e30) sometimes won't start, fires and dies (even tried spray cold start, gets it cranking but doesn't necessarily work), especially after running and parking for a while. Yesterday died while in supemarket, waited a while, tried 1/2 flooring it (as per manual), nothing, floored it and went. this morning after overnight stop same. Pressure seems ok in the lower fuel pipe nothing in upper one (may be normal, do not have gauge just pulled it off to see if fuel was getting through). Suspect fuel pump relay?
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spark plugs may be worth follwing up, changed rotor arm today - no difference
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