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  1. Overheated '94 525td... how to check for damage ?

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Was driving my 525td on the motorway the other day and it slowly lost power and temperature was in the red. When i stopped, there was a puddle of coolant under the engine. I started again and it stopped again after 2mins. a towtruck came and took it to a mechanic. i can have him fix the...
  2. e39 525td

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    Which way do you screw the bar to turn the boost up is it in or out ???
  3. Takes longer to start my 525TD (e39) 2003 model in last few days

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My early 2003 registered BMW 525TD Auto needs to be cranked over more in order to start. The problem only occurred in the last four or five days. I took it to a friend, with a garage, and he carried out an OBD diagnosis on the car for me. The fault memory came out as follows: 1613 Smooth...
  4. E34 525TD Automatic Problem

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi This is my first post here so I hope do it right! The auto in my 1994 E34 525TD has died and there are no specific parts for it in the country (New Zealand) except for those in othe only other one of these models here which is still running AFAIK. If I replace the drive train cluster (as it...
  5. e34 525td 1995

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    So got nice example of this car. Only 175 k km which is genuine. 1 owner for 16 years. If I put intercooler for it and go to remap will it have those 170-180 HP as chipped TDS.? Because so far as I know only difference is inter cooler and different soft on ecu. How you thin guys? Plus's how...
  6. 1996 E34 525td Air leak into fuel pipe

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    I bought a E34 525td (96) a few weeks ago and the starting has become progressivly worse. I replaced the glow plugs and injector return pipes as they had split. I now have noticed through the clear piece of fuel pipe from the filter to the injector pump air is getting in. Could this be something...
  7. E39 2003 525td Auto MPG Question

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi everyone, Apologies first, i did post this originally in the 5 series section but in hind sight this section is probably more relevant Having owned my BM for just over a couple of months now i'm really happy with it just one slight drawback with it and thats the MPG i'm getting. Now don't...
  8. e34 525td insrument cluster auto/man

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    I am struggling to find a cluster that matches mine.I have been offered one off a manual car but mine is an auto.Will it still fit? I don't mind having no gear indication if that s the only problem. Failing that, does anyone have a suitable cluster 1994 525td auto. Many thanks Pandamatenga
  9. 1994 E34 525td - alternator question

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, Does anyone know whether the alternator from a 1997 525TDS (E39 shape i think?) will fit onto my 1994 525TD (E34) thanks in advance
  10. 2002 E39 525td, wiring loom problem and engine vibration

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    2002 525 that has had quite a few issues this year - inc new turbo (£2k - ahh!) and recent fuel pump/sensor issues causing max 3500 rpm. Sensors have all been replaced but problem only fixed by bypassing new sensors! leaving fuel injection error on dash (£800 - ughh!) This has been diagnosed as...
  11. 1997 E39 525td - Are these the correct Brake Disc's & Pads ?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hiya all, Im new to the BMW's and this Forum, so please dont shoot me :thumbsup I am in the need of some new brake Disk's and Pads Front & Rear. Model : 525 TD E39 1997 Saloon I was wondering if anyone could tell me if these are th correct items i need from Fleebay. Item Number: 280248868318...
  12. 1995 E34 525td rough running after 1 min

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Please help, i have put a new pump in my car a e34 td m-reg manual and it runs at idle on first start up no problem, revs cleanly etc, but after about a minutes worth of running, it starts to cough and splutter and will not rev cleanly, it will rev but has black smoke coming out the back. It...
  13. E39 525td v 530d

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi just signed up, must confess i had to tell a little white lie to sign up, stated my car was a 530d se auto saloon. well the truth is that it will be when i can find one.............. couple of quick questions is it true that the auto gearbox start to play up @ 140/150k and cost £3000 to...
  14. 1996 E39 525TD estate noisy engine

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi.I have just bought a 1994 525 TD,and reading other posts about how quiet the engines are,would like to ask the experts out there what to do about a noisy tappet.It's not awful,and the car has only done 166'000km.Is it something I shoud put up with or is it remedied fairly easily (and...
  15. 1995 E34 525td - Engine fault

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi all, my 525 td e34 diesel won't pull, won't start when hot, keeps stalling at lights and junctions, feels like its firing on 5 pots. At times when it's ticking over and you push the trottle down it's feels like the cable is broken and won't rev. any idea's. thanks, Tony
  16. 1994 E34 525td - Gearbox Problems (auto)

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi Guys, I own a 1994 M Reg BMW 525 TD, recently in the cold weather it has been developing a few problems. Today while visiting a relative we went back out to the car and found a puddle of what appears to be power steering fluid however the reservoir appears to be as full as when last checked...
  17. 1995 E34 525TD - oil pump problem????

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    I've owned this 1995 BMW 525td E34 for one year (trouble free). But unfortunately the other day the oil light came on momentarily and the following days, it kept coming on from time to time. I then put 1 liter of oil in but the problem was still there!!! 20 miles later and just around the...
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