E28 Problem - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 05-02-2010, 12:16 PM
n00b
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
brettpv9 is on a distinguished road
(Thread Starter)
E28 Problem

I am having a hard time keeping the car running after I cleaned under the hood with some Gunk spray. Once I rev the engine past 2kRPM, it dies....
I cleaned on the driver side really only the steering components and that side of the block. any ideas?
brettpv9 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 05-04-2010, 01:16 PM
n00b
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Parsippany, NJ
Posts: 41
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
jimoreno is on a distinguished road
It sounds like you have moisture in your electrical system. Did you do this with a warm engine? If you did, there could be condensation inside your distributor cover due to the cooling effect. Anyways, remove the distributor cover, dry it with a clean rag and spray some WD-40 inside. Let it dry and re-install, start your car! Also, maybe the cleaning pulleed a connector just enough to open the electrical connection so check each and every connection and make sure that it's tight and dry. You didn't specified which model you have but if it is a 528e, check the AFM connector (it is on the driver's side for this model)
jimoreno is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
M5 E28 the real feanor M-Series (M1, M3, M5, M6) 5 05-06-2006 11:26 AM
Anybody With A E28 Hoppy's535i 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 18 03-17-2005 09:04 PM
Tach Problem With E28 islandbimmer 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 0 11-25-2004 07:53 PM
My 528i E28 cnetral locking problem Sexy Daz 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 1 11-10-2004 12:09 AM
528i E28 Central Locking Problem Sexy Daz Classifieds Sell & Buy 0 09-08-2004 08:57 AM

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

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome