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  1. E38 730i 1994 - Won't select D

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, this is my first post on this site so please forgive my ineptitude. I'm also fairly new to the world of cars so I'm sorry in advance. I'm working on my grandfathers 7 Series and it's a tremendous car. It's been left sitting for a few years and after jump starting it now won't select drive...
  2. 1994 8series E31 mid computer

    Hi, I have an 840CI. The on board computer which had pixcel problems!!! I fitted a replacement unit which worked ok but pixcel prob came back in about half an hour running. Swoped my old unit back but no improovement. Then my comp went off and now I cant get iether unit to work at all. Any body...
  3. 1994 850CSi Original Catalytic Converters Wanted

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi, my vehicle has from a previous owner a pair of after market cats fitted and this is causing me a great headache. Would someone happen to have one or both lying around (condition is irrelevant as they are needed only for a one time inspection), i.e. to lend or to sell. I am hoping and praying.
  4. BMW 1994 E31 inspection 2

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi guys My first post as a wannabe 8 series owner. I have an opportunity to buy a great 840 CI sport, which I have fallen in love with. The current owner has a great reputation on another forum I am am member on (watch related) and has been the current owner the car for the last 13 years and...
  5. 1994 318is EWS 1 question, HELP!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello guys, i just bought an engine from a 1994 318is (m42b18) car to put in my m40 e30, but thats not the problem. I was told by a friend that 1994 cars have EWS 1 and i will not be able to fire up the car.. Some say that i can put an ECU that has no EWS from 1993 is and it will work with no...
  6. 1994 318 TDS loses oil prime oil light on 15 seconds

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Here is the puzzle: Have here(in Porto,portugal) a 1994 318 tds; I´a repair shop and i´ve been around cars for over 40 years,(including aJaguar shop inNY,US from 1980 to 1999). This bmw had extensive work done by me a year and a half ago; block was changed(cracked cylinder due to broken...
  7. 1994 325i e36 Trans pan fillplug

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey all, new here. Had a question, How does one go about a trans fluid replace when both fill and drain plugs are both on the bottom of the pan? Does the fill plug create vaccum while running? Any help would be very appreciated. Ps: Anyone with the other model pan is a lucky man.
  8. 1994 E34 530I V8 Alternator/V/Reg change

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Anybody got any hints/tips for changing the alternator or voltage regulator,as it stopped charging.Can`t see if it is just a loose wire on the cover.Appreciate any help before forking out loadsa dough..
  9. M3 3.0 S50 1994 owner

    Hello ladies and gents, just popping me head. Lurked around a bit and borrowed some knowledge before signing up. Currently putting my car back together after changing the clutch, and now other bits as I go along, crank sensor is one that has come up, had no power to fuse 18 (hopefully solution...
  10. 1994 518i E34 - Possible Restoration Madness

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Greetings all, I've decided that I'm going to bring my old M Reg 518i back from the dead. It's been in my family since new and has done about 289k miles.......all on the original engine! If I can get it to be a runner, that will be the first obstacle, then cosmetic restoration will be...
  11. 1994 850ci sudden limp mode

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hello this is my first e31 v12 and I really want this car to work out for me. I am not a stanger to working on my own car but when it comes to the V12 I have no clue. this is what happened to me last week. woke up in the morning and got into my e31. hit the freeway before stop and go traffic...
  12. 1994 320i Cabriolet speed sensor

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My speedo doesn't work for the first half mile or so after the car has stood overnight and then seems to be not quite right in operation in that it doesn't seem to react smoothly when I slow down. I had an auto electrician put a diagnostic tester on and it came up with 'speed sensor faulty'...
  13. 1994 BMW E36 Saloon (UK) no heaters at all.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Im losing my mind over this now. My heaters don't work at all, no hot or cold coming from any vents. I've looked on this forum and others and it all points towards the FSU but for the life of me I can't find this hedgehog thing everyone is going on about. All I have found is this (not my...
  14. E36 1994 320i - INPA Config Files

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hello, I have recently obtained an ADS switchbox & have an old IBM laptop with a serial port on COM1. I also have BMW INPA v5.0.2 with EDIABAS installed. I have comms with the vehicle as it is successfully determining the ignition & battery state. ADS mode is being used as 94MY does not...
  15. 1994 316 i power steering leak

    General BMW Discussions
    My 316 i from 1994 has a leak from the power steering , the container og the two hoses has been checked , all seems to be ok , but there is a leak from the left side that has sprayed the fluid onto the left front tire , the car has been sprayed with corrosion prevention tar , which makes it...
  16. 1994 320i Warning message and auto gearbox query

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My 1994 320i Cabriolet has a warning message about a faulty brake light circuit that comes on and stays on, yet when checked, the brake lights are working ok any ideas what this might be please? My second query is about the auto gearbox. I pull away normally in Drive with the program switch set...
  17. 1994 325tds chip question

    BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hello, i've got 1994y 325tds and i want to buy a performance chip from ebay. I needed ecu code so i decided to check number, after i opened it, i was confused because there was 3 chips, not 2.(every 325tds has 2 chips) that's why this is weird pic: If i will buy it, i have no idea which one do...
  18. 1994 840 won't start

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hello My 840 has had an intermittent issue. After driving for a bit it would occasionally not start. No clicks or any other noise just nothing at all when turning key. After 15 minutes or so it would start on the button. Today after driving for a short while it won't start and that's it for...
  19. 318 is e36 1994 swap m50b25 non vanos

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hello, i'm new in the forum , excuse me for my poor english but i'm french , i have some bmws: 1 e30 swap m50b25 vanos, 1 320/6 e21, 524td e34, and the last a 318is e36 with a m50b25 motor without vanos, i have some problems with the e36 and i hope you can help me please. I explain: i have swap...
  20. 1994 E36 318i - Engine turning over but not firing up

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Bought the car the other day to save it from being scrapped; it was sold as a non-runner with quite a lot of issues which I am going to sort. FIRST OF ALL: I need to get it running but while the key does turn and engine turn over, it just wont start. It feels healthy so I don't understand why...