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  1. BMW e32 1989 auto stalling when stopping

    Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    Hi everyone, I bought myself a e32 a few months ago as a project Cars only done 70,000 but I thought I’d have it fully serviced including the transmission oil So I started the car up as normal waited till it warmed up, then noticed it wasn’t idleing right. But thought I’d drive it to the...
  2. 1989 E34 535i Alpina B10 won't start after ECU removal

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi Guys I need your help diagnosing a problem with my 1989 E34 535i Alpina B10 ‘barnfind’, Car was parked up for 10 years. All fluids changed. Then… 1. New battery was connected and ignition turned on to check electrics (Fuel tank removed for flushing, so not started). There were no...
  3. 1989 x20 connector wiring diag

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    HI all. don,t know if you can help or not but I,m looking for wiring diagram for my e30 of the x20 connector its the round one with a top and bottom you unscrew. I want to check for sure which lead colour pin number is used to get the stomp test for code reading on the euro cars. without a...
  4. 325 tds 1989 starter motor 'delay'fault

    Auto Electrical Forum
    This one's been bugging me for a while now. I go to start the engine, glow plug light comes on fine, I turn the key to 'start' and can hear the solenoid click.....and then have to wait about 15 seconds until I can hear the glow plug relay click out (I assume) and then the starter will turn. I...
  5. 1989 E30 325i Sport - purchase/investment query

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I'm new to this forum and was after some advice about purchasing my dream car, bmw e30 325i sport. It's done 90k on the clock which I don't deem bad for 1989 model. The car itself looks absolutely prestine as if it's just rolled out the factory and the car has won awards at some event...
  6. 1989 E34 2.0 rear seatbelt buckle

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi ,new on here I'm having trouble sourcing a rear drivers side seatbelt buckle as mot is due ,can't get one here in Dumfries and main dealer of no help ? Cheers
  7. 1989 840 starting problems

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi all I have had some problems with starting recently. The first problem was with the 'spinning' key syndrome. I fixed that with a new ignition barrel without too much problem, only issue there was getting the inductive loop off. As with most of the plastic bits on the car it was a bit brittle...
  8. 1989 e34 520i Auto - Stuck in D and gear shift moves freely.

    General BMW Discussions
    Can anyone assist on this, car is stuck in drive, the gear stick moves freely in the box having no impact at all. I'm told there is a simple fix involving a linkage which would make sense. Struggling to find any info or specific part though. Any help appreciated, cheers :)
  9. 1989 E30 320i Convertible - Overheating in traffic and rough idle when hot - N.London mechanic needed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, 3 months ago bought myself a 1989 320i convertible. Love it. But for the last 2 months it's been over heating in traffic, although totally fine on open road. Mechanic reckons it just runs hot as he had it running idle in garage for 3 hours and never went past 2/3rds on the temp gauge...
  10. Series 3 1989 (G) 318i Spares or repair.

    BMW Cars for Sale
    Hi Posting this for my elderly neighbour who has no internet, 1989 318i , Mot Jan 2015, tax end of Sept 2014 4 door Black Owned for 13 yrs by current owner. All bills for serving and repairs whilst in current ownership. Still running and in daily use until last week when he got another...
  11. 1989 318

    Hi everyone, Can anyone tell me are there any major problems putting a 325i engine into the 318i engine area , are the mounting points in the same place , what sort of clutch do I need ? What else do I need to know before embarking on this project . All help gratefully received.
  12. 1989 e34 535i bad misfire

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi. My 535 has a very bad misfire. Vehicle can be running perfectly travelling along and it's like a switch is pressed and it begins breaking down badly sometimes on all cylinders and sometimes randomly, almost undriveable. I have replaced the rotor and distributor cap, but to no avail. The...
  13. 1989 E30 320 front end conversion to e36 can't achieve full lock

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello guys, Been a while since i have posted on here! I need help from the BMW gods or members of the forum :) Basically, I did the conversion on my e30.. So i have: E36 struts with e30 top mounts E36 hub / discs / calipers. i am using standard 15" e36 wheels and 205/60/15 tyres. I...
  14. Need to drain a 1989 E32 750IL fuel tank

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    After taking my E32 1989 750IL out of winter storage. I have got a problem with water in the fuel from condensation. I have tried to suck out the fuel by putting a piece of garden hose down the filling tube and take out the fuel that way. But something stops the hose getting down to the fuel in...
  15. 1989 E30 M40 Fuel pump running constantly

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Good day Gents I hav a E30 M40 '89 model 318i, what a nice drive!!! I am only concern that the fuel pump does not switch on when igntion is swicth to "ON". It only switch on when car is idling or in running mode. Also when idling or running, the fuel pump runs constantly. Have already check the...
  16. For sale 1989 325i manual convertible 1,900 - north london

    Genuine 325i with original sport recado seats in diamond Schwartz black. No cracks on dash bored or rust around window screen as that is very commen on the e30s 1 Year M.O.T. Tax till end of December Some service history 1989 late pre facelift model 143k miles very low for age Manual...
  17. 1989 E30 316i Valve adjustment

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi My first post here. I am fighting to keep my old 316i on the road. The most recent issue that developed are noisy valves. I did them before on a ford probe but this engine is just no similar at all to the last one I've been working on. I took the cover of no problem and even found out that...
  18. 1989 e30 325i sport no spark from coil

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Cannot get spark 2 the plugs. Car just stopped as if I turned if off with the key. Still turning over fine but no spark. Power at the coil and I've check crank sensor and fuses. Would love sum help as am stumped :mad
  19. 1989 320 Tourer need to replace interior

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have tried to search for an answer for this but to be honest, I was starting to lose the will to live reading through all of the search results on here! Quite simply I need to replace the front and rear seats (and the door cards) with the same or a complete interior swap. Mine are in a...
  20. 1989,e30 m3. will not please.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Guys, I've just joined the forum.Hello to all. I have an e30 m3 that's not starting. Car was ok prior to parking about 2 weeks ago,tried to start the other day and it fires but does not start,checked plugs,seem a bit wet as if they are getting flooded, coil is ok as is dizzy,I'm getting spark...