HELP 381i Loses Power - 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 10-03-2008, 06:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Car:
Posts: 1
Photos:
preston12297 is on a distinguished road
Unhappy HELP 381i Loses Power

Hello Everyone,



I have a 1994 381i 5 speed. Everything will be fine and then all of a sudden the car will lose power. I try to down shift and it still looses power...it actually looses power in every gear. The thing that seem to work the best is if I turn the key off (moving or not) and the turn it back on. It is worse if I turn the air on. I have taken this to 1 independant mechanic and a BMW dealer and no one can figure it out!!! I will tel you that before I bought it it did sit for over a year without being driven HELP!!!!!

If anyone has any ideas please let me know.


Thank U!!
preston12297 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-03-2008, 10:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: wash heightz
Car:
Posts: 6
Photos:
spazout1 is on a distinguished road
check your clutch nd ur catlic converter
spazout1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2008, 05:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
Help from over the pond
 
marti5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: IPSWICH. U.K.
Car: E38 1997 728i Individual
Posts: 3,242
Photos:
marti5 is on a distinguished road
sounds to me to be a fuel problem, check the fuel filter
__________________
VELVET BLUE UK INDIVIDUAL , IM THE LAST
UNITED WE STAND DIVIDED WE FALL

I stepped in a plate of Pasta the other day - now I have to worry about my Carbonara footprint!
marti5 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
1996 328i Power Window and Power Locks Problem stv 3-Series (E36) 14 07-27-2008 09:44 AM
David Beckham (who?) Loses 2 X5's to "Hackers" 325eXTATIC Bimmer Talk/Motorsports Talk 3 05-13-2006 02:59 AM
more power??? Rich328 3-Series (E36) 2 08-02-2004 07:39 PM
M power? greenlightracer 3-Series (E21, E30) 12 04-12-2004 08:59 AM
E46 LOSES in C&D Test Snowjob 3-Series (E46, E90) 11 02-05-2004 05:57 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:20 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.