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Old 12-01-2008, 08:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I went to start my 325i today and it wont start it cranks fine and i hear fuel pump i blasted starting fluid down the throttle body snorkel and no luck i checked bank 2 and the was no spark somebody say its my ews? i was thinking crankshaft positioning sensor any ideas please help!!!!!
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yea it cranks fine all accesories work not chiiped keys so it cant be that any more ideas some body said bypass ews i have no clue how to do that and my fuel pump works i can hear it
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yea it cranks fine all accesories work not chiiped keys so it cant be that any more ideas some body said bypass ews i have no clue how to do that and my fuel pump works i can hear it
also after i try cranking my hazaards start flashing???
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Do you have any security or alarm installed? blinking trafficators sounds like alarm trouble. also try priming the fuel pump. Turn on the ignition but dont crank engine, leave on for 3 secs then switch off. repeat process about 4 times then crank the engine. its possible its an airlock in the system.
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its not my pump i replaced it today for the hell of it i have no spark theres no alarm
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got it dme woaked in water dyed out fired right up
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How'd the DME get covered with water???
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i have no clue its below the windshield and my driveway is a hill so i think when i parked facing upward the rain water got into but hey it fires right up i wana make an additional drain or something
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There should be a drain there already maybe its blocked up.
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there is but its so cheezy a small leaf will clog it im going to make somethin ill post here and sticky it
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