Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Northern California
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
| ||LinkBack||Thread Tools||Display Modes|
hello, i am new to using forums, but have read alot of them. i thought this would be a good place join and maybe find some help with my 325i.
Yesterday i purchased a as is no warranty 1994 325i with 176000 miles, i know it is high but everything was working on the car and the engine sound and ran good. but last night when i was driving home from my friends place, the car hesitated, sputterd and died. all the electronics seem to work and everything lights up. it cranks but will not start. Today i replaced the fuel filter as the old one seemed clogged, and installed the new one i started the car up and it ran for about a second then shut off. i tried to start again and again, but with no success, i stop because i dont want to ruin the starter.
i have also tried cleaning the MAF and the throttle body and checking all fluids. I am also thinking of taking to a shop, but as a DIY, i would like to stay away from the autoshop as much as possible. If anyone could please help me on what i should check next i would very much appreciate it,
Also if there is anything i should i know about this model. I have for along time wanted a BMW, and would like to keep this car for along time. When it was working it was great to drive. it really put a smile on my face driving it especially getting alot of power and what look like good fuel economy according to fuel usage gauge.
anyways thank you for reading.
|Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|1994 E34 530i Won't Start! Please Help!||E34HartgeH5||5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)||10||07-15-2013 01:37 PM|
|1994 318is starts for asecond or two then shuts off immediately. or wont start at all||jameskeith||3-Series (E36)||10||11-11-2010 09:29 AM|
|E36 1994 - engine will not start||combat wombat||3-Series (E36)||9||03-08-2009 11:03 AM|
|What oil for 1994 325i?||samsonsbeam||3-Series (E36)||3||01-05-2008 01:51 AM|
|1994 325i vs 325is||FrenchWrath||3-Series (E36)||9||06-18-2004 10:39 PM|