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  1. Clutch or tranny 1992 325

    Hello this is my first e36 and I'm having some issues. IVs been reading around, but I can't seem to find an answer to my problem. So I've had this checked by three mechanics, two of them say its the clutch and one says its my tranny going out. So I have a 1992 325 sedan with 200k and its a...
  2. 1992 850 - Inspection Light Re-set

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi Guys, I know its on this site somewhere, but I just can't find. Could someone please remind me how to reset the inspection light. Rich
  3. 1992 E31 850i Brake Warning Light and Power Steering

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi all, Since purchasing my 850i last September I have been puzzled by two persistent niggles: an intermittent flickering of the brake warning light (not necessarily when under braking), and a persistent sense that steering doesn't feel as "planted" as a two ton car with a V12 lump should be...
  4. 1992 850 E31 - Another Re-build

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I've been quiet as I'm fuming. In Oct 2016 we fitted a replacement V12 (see pic) as the previous one had multiple failures due to sheered cylinder head stretch bolts. It ran beautifully for just shy of 11 months then slowly misfires crept in, mostly on start up. It's now undrivable due to the...
  5. 1992 E36 316i not starting

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hi Guys I have a 1992 E36 316i, parked it the garage and the next morning did not start, it cranks over but does not start. I replaced the coil, replaced all the fuses, checked all the relays, the fuel pump goes on, had the DME checked(even swoped in on another vehicle), no issues there, There...
  6. 1992 E31 850i Headlamp washer pump

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Help. I've tried to order this part twice now and got the wrong pump . The faulty pump has the numbers 1 378 875 058 PAC 12V 0 392 040 004 written on it. Can anyone help me find this part please? Steve
  7. 1992 e36 318is m42- suddenly engine refuses to start cranking normally

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Car in very good order and well cared,suddenly with no symptoms at all engine refuses to fire up cranking normally no indications or warnings on the last ride were no hesitations misfirings or anything suspicious.:mad
  8. E31 850 1992 - 8Tech to the Rescue

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    On Saturday I made a comment on this forum that my 850 couldn't be running better, well that killed it. Upon smelling petrol, a quick peek under the bonnet and I could see fuel squirting out from one of the rear fuel lines. Less than an hour later everything was back together with new hoses and...
  9. Temperature sensor issue? BMW E36 1992 318i

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I recently did a 18 button conversion from analogue clock. Most went well, although I have some issue . I fitted the outside temp no problem and it works. However, when I drive the car I would expect the temp to lower due to cold wind blown into brake duct. So, my question is this, can...
  10. E31 850 1992 - My Last Drag Race

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi Guys, this was the final test of all the hard work. Ran it down the drag strip and my best time was 15.11 @ 96.77mph (crossing the line in 2nd gear lol) I wanted a 14.99 but it was never to be, so time to quit. The video attached was of another run during the day. I'm now retired from drag...
  11. BMW E36 318i 1992 Having a problem removing the blanking strip from vacant relay?

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I'm trying to introduce front fog lights to my E36 1992 318i. When I checked, there was no relay so I set about trying to add one. The problem is, there's some kind of blank plate that needs to be removed before the relay can be added. However, I found it difficult to remove and didn't want...
  12. 1992 E31 850 AC Schnitzer Electronic Front Shocks

    General BMW Discussions
    First time posting so hope I do it right! My much loved 850 has developed a fault with one of the front shocks that needs replacing / refurbishing (is this possible?) Unfortunately I don't have the cash to just get them from BMW - does anyone know where I might get some replacements or have any...
  13. PDF file E36 SERVICE MANUAL 1992 - 1998

    Technical Guides for the E36, E30 and E21
    Hi Guys I have a E36 SERVICE MANUAL 1992 - 1998 in PDF Format. The file is 96 Meg big. I dont visit this site so often and re discover this file on an old PC. How and where can I upload this file so usesr can download it for reference. I dint know what is the biggest size file I can upload or...
  14. 1992 BMW 320i (E46) Flickering red low oil light

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Flickering red oil low oil level when idling or slowing down.Never when driving along. Physical check shows oil level correct. Diagnostic checks does not reveal cause of the problem. Amber light does not light up before red oil light is flickering. Car has 76,000 miles on the clock and is...
  15. E30 320i 1992 Electric Hood

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I have recently purchased a 1992 320i convertible and the electric roof won't operate. I knew this before buying it. Someone has obviously tried to do some work on it but given up. My last one (1989 model) had manual roof and this presented no problems at all. I see that I can manually fold the...
  16. 525I X SE Touring A E34 1992

    Hi I am no BMW expert but wanting to sell my father's old 1992 4wd 525I X. Black leather interior. 169,000 miles. It runs really well - MOT to Nov 2017. In original condition apart from new Dab radio/cd player and it has been in the family since new and I have full paperwork inc BMW service...
  17. 1992 E31 850 - Annoying Rattle

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    OK guys, listen to this. That rattle manifests itself when accelerating or when the car's on a slope. The higher we raised the front, the louder it gets. So far 3 garages have failed to find the cause. Idea's please. It will be going to Gerry (8tech)...
  18. 1992 E31 850 - Nearside front lens

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi Guys, I'm looking for a left front side light and indicator unit as a stone has smashed my lens :mad Any out there. I'd only recently bought a new pair from BMW so pretty fed up
  19. 1992 E31 850 - Transmission Level Check

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Ok guys this is driving me nuts. I know I've done this before maybe on my old 840, so why should the 850 be any different. I can see the arrow on the transmission dip stick cap and seem to remember you have to push and lift in the direction of the arrow, but it just won't budge. I've almost...
  20. 1992 E31 850 - £15 Dash cam

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi Guys. Thought you'd appreciate this which happened to me this morning. Fortunately there was no contact, but if ever there was a reason to have a dash cam, this is it. They were in the wrong lane as they decided at the last moment they wanted the third exit. Had this become an insurance job...