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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 04-12-2004, 07:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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(bmw 325i '87)i can hear some whisling noises that are not usual in the area of the fuel filter and fuel pump near the rear left wheel. it sound as if there was some sort of leak and air was being sucked into the fuel line. (my car has also some funky idle) i have just changed the fuel filter but nothing really improved and the noises are still there. does any one know what the problem may be? would i hae to replace the fuel pump or could it be that little fuel-pressure valve (or whatever that is) right after the fuel filter. (the car has also long start time aftter sitting for a while - i guess it looses fuel pressure somewhere).

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dont have an answer but my 87 aslo has a whisling in that area too if i can remember right
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what actually is the thing after the fuel filter???????
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