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Old 02-19-2010, 01:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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1994 bmw 525i help!!!

hey wats going on i got a 94 bmw 525i.. i bught the car with a siezed motor and so i bought another car that was running but was automatic and mine is 5 speed.. i swapped the otor in and pluged everything up and it wont start. it cranks but no fire got fuel pressure and spark but noe fire.. there is one plug that goes into the ecu compartment in the engne bay but theres nothing to plug it into??? any help from anyone will be more than appriciated im going to post pics

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Old 02-21-2010, 04:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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So your still manual 5 speed or have you changed it to auto ???

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I suggest you have ur car scanned. if there is anything wrong you did in the electrical dept... it will show. That will provide you a good place to start.

OR, activate the self-diagnostics and count the Check Engine Light blinks. It can point you in some direction from which to proceed...

TIP: is your engine properly grounded? ;-)

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