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  1. 1996 e36 328i conversion start problem? 
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    ok i dont know if this is the right place to put this,as not sure if electrical? well some of you might no that i have done a 318is to 328i conversion on my 1995 e36 coupe.. well i have as far as i no connected all wiring.and on the turn of a key the dash lights up...good. but when i go to start it up nothing!! the car has an alarm,full closure, (not sure what make) its ews 2.. i cant hear no petrol pump prime? or hear the relays click? i have the key with chip that came with the 328i engine close to the ignition barrel,ive put the transponder ring on the barrel from the 328i..no fuses are broke.windows work,so does, fan,heated seats, sterio,ect.i have checked all earths.what ones are there?just incase ive missed one? im continuing to try find some threads on here about these issues, but thought i would put this up now,incase someone has some ideas what to try? is there a sequence i had to do before trying to start it?or a time i had to leave the ews find the chip in key?ive obviously put the ews from the 328i in. please could anyone give me some ideas of what to try whilst i keep searching for an answer? appriciated
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    Could a mod move this thread to engine conversions for me please?
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    Hmm,

    did you miss out connecting the big black earth wire that emerges from the engine loom?
     
     

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    Does the engine turn over?
     
     

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    No turning over. And yea i connected that earth. It goes to turret?
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    ok im still getting no joy with the car even turning over HELP..!
    1. i have the ews2 behind the glovebox FITTED
    2. little ews black box behind collum FITTED
    3. have the ecu from the 328i engine FITTED
    4. have the keynchip near the steering collum?

    what does the fuel pump prime sound like?? i get a sound like a multi cd player in the boot changing discs?? i have power for everything.. im reading and trying. but if you could help me on this,greatly appriciated.. would this thread be better in engine conversions?? please can a mod do so..
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    you need a word with ferret m8 he knows EWS inside out
     
     

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    ive asked ferret thanks..im really needing help here
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    Must be an earth.... If I remember right when I changed my engine it still turned over with the wrong EWS but wouldn't start ;-) but I'm not 100%


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    Quote Originally Posted by mainblazer View Post
    Must be an earth.... If I remember right when I changed my engine it still turned over with the wrong EWS but wouldn't start ;-) but I'm not 100%


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    ok thanks , what earths are there??
    connected one from harness to sus turret..!
    one from engine to chassis(near driver front wheel)near control arm)
    and a small one in passenger front wing,(behind indicator
    anyomre??????????
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