E36 Diesel 318 tds 1995 - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

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.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-09-2008, 04:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: May 2008
Car:
Posts: 8
Photos:
KEVINONEILL is on a distinguished road
Smile E36 Diesel 318 tds 1995

Hey Folks,

I have an issue that I was wondering if you all could help me out on.

I have a 1995 BMW 318TDS 1.7DSL with 190k miles on the clock.

The car was running like a peach up until a few weeks ago when it started giving me a few headaches. Here is what it does:

Driving along, then the engine management light comes on and the car cuts out. The light is on the left hand side of the cluster and looks like an injector with 3 dotted line coming off it. It is amber in colour.
The car may start again in a moment or two, but, and heres my problem, twice now she hasnt and its been off to a mechanic!

I have had her serviced, done the glow plugs, drained the tank and cleaned it, checked all earths, engine sensors etc and done the fuel filter etc. No fuses are gone or perished so i know the engine is mechanically sound.

Does anyone have any ideas on what this may be?

Thanks in advance and any help would be very much appreciated.

Kevin
KEVINONEILL is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-12-2008, 04:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: May 2008
Car:
Posts: 8
Photos:
KEVINONEILL is on a distinguished road
Bumpp

Bumpy Bumpy
KEVINONEILL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2008, 09:30 AM   #3 (permalink)
OMFG another one!?
 
witeshark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Miami FL
Car: 89 E30 325i, 2007 Honda
Posts: 14,690
Photos:
witeshark is just really nicewiteshark is just really nicewiteshark is just really nicewiteshark is just really nicewiteshark is just really nice
Might be dirty injectors. Has the fuel filter been changed?
__________________
BMW

Sig by zeaq
witeshark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2008, 09:34 AM   #4 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: May 2008
Car:
Posts: 8
Photos:
KEVINONEILL is on a distinguished road
checked all earths, engine sensors etc and done the fuel filter etc.

afraid so my friend!
KEVINONEILL is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1995 318 IS.... Weird noise jhawth1 3-Series (E36) 6 09-03-2007 04:44 PM
Problems With Diesel Injection System 525 Tds '97 me and my BMW 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 0 02-18-2005 04:45 PM
1995 Bme 318 Is midorigal 3-Series (E36) 4 11-02-2004 06:25 AM
need wiring diagram 1995 bmw 318 a.ottevanger 3-Series (E36) 2 12-28-2003 01:49 PM
help !!! 1995 318 p3rsian Audio and Electronics 2 11-30-2003 03:07 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:29 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.