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  1. 525tds blower dead

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi there hoping someone can help here please. Car is 1995 525tds auto with auto climate system. Had the usual blower speed control issues last year so removed sword and replaced the 4 transistors. Job done and all working fine. Proceeded to throw £££ at the old girl so everything was spot on...
  2. E39 525TDS M51 high crankcase pressure

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    This car has had issues with diesel leaks around the injectors, and a clogged cat for about 3 years. We finally got the injectors to stop leaking, and removed the cat. This car is tuned up to 170bhp. When we test drove it, the car accelerated as it should the first time we gave it full throttle...
  3. 1998 E39 525TDS Voltage drop on position 2

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    Hi, Since a little while i find my self very often with the car unable to start since the battery is low. However when i take the multimeter i can measure atleast 12v on the battery. I noticed that the battery could go flat on short trips, so i try no to take the car for short trips anymore...
  4. 99 E39 525TDS not running properly.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Have had a lot of bmw's, but this is my first oil burner. This applies to an E39 99 525 TDS M51B25TU Manual 270000 ish Km There are several things that do not seem to be correct. -Hard idle. The car is running hard on idle and it resonates and vibrates throughout the car. When I turn off the...
  5. 1998 E39 525TDS - rattling noise

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    Can this post be delete please, it was a double
  6. 1998 E39 525TDS - Rattle sound from engine bay

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone, I will introduce myself very briefly since i'm new here. I am a Dutch citizen currently residing in the Indian Ocean at Mauritius. I am also the proud owner of a 1998 E39 525TD, but recently stumble upon a issue for which i will need help. Since a couple of weeks the engine...
  7. 1995 BMW E34 525TDS Hard to start when left overnight.

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hello.I am new on this forum and I registered because I have problem with my BMW. So,I have problem with cold starting since I bought this car (4 months ago) and I want to solve it. It starts bad only when left overnight or longer...It cranks great but it doesnt start. It usually starts after...
  8. M51 diesel ,unable to set static timing,525TDS

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi All, After changing timing chains wanted to set the static timing as the car was having serious hot start problem. Got the engine to TDC and insert pin in flywheel and the dial gauge indicates 0.56 mm. Then loosened the inj pump mounting bolts and rotated the pump towards engine and even at...
  9. BMW E34 525TDS Front Shock

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, I'm in need of a front shock absorber for my 525TDS, however my car was registered in 96 so when the garage quote my reg they get sent the wrong part and neither them or the suppliers can seem to get me the part I need by asking for it using the bloody model number. Obviously it needs to be...
  10. E39 525tds intermitting power

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all Sorry for posting in the wrong section earlier I have a 1997 525tds automatic with intermitting power I can drive for days with no problems but sometimes I can get in to the car and it feels like the turbo is not kicking in The car still goes through the full rev range but no power and...
  11. 1997 e39 525tds power comes and goes

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    Hi all Just bought an e39 525tds and has a problem Sometimes there is plenty of power and other times it feels like the turbo is not kicking in I'm no mechanic so any help would be appreciated I've asked around and some people have told me it's the fuel lift pump others have said it's a map...
  12. E34 525tds

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  13. Vacuum pipes on 525TDS E 34

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Has anyone got a diagram on how all these should go????
  14. E34 525TDS FIP Swap

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hello guys i have good old bmw 525TDS M51 with electronic injection fuel pump that is making a lot of problems (lack of power,shaky idle etc) and i managed to buy mechanical VE pump from M21 that was kinda hard to find it now im interested in pump swap is it so simple? I would like to change it...
  15. New Owner E34 525TDS

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    Recently just agreed a deal on my bagged Mercedes 190 and some cash my way as I need to free up some cash for my other projects whilst still keeping it diesel and a half retro daily bus! 1995 525TDS, on a static+ setup and staggered BBS RT's its had a few bits done and needs a little bit of...
  16. E34 525tds idling rough and conking out at lights

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi guys. I have an e34 525tds and she had a bit of a problem. I don't know the history of the problem because it was there when I got the car. but think I have it narrowed down to the potentiometer in the injection pump. The car starts easy enough and will idle but it hunts badly. When you...
  17. 1999 525tds e39 - without cruise control

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi, i have 1999 BMW e39 525TDS without cruise control i wonder if i can add it to my car. i don't have any buttons in the steering wheel like this e36 pic
  18. E39 525tds fuel cut with video

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, so i have a problem for some weeks now, the car cuts off diesel on uphills while flooring on 4th and 5th gear, however is the hill is verty steep it will also do it in 2nd or 3rd gear. Already change the lift pump with a new OEM and also fuel filter and some vacuum pipes Idles perfectly...
  19. '99 e39 525tds problem need to read error codes

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello guys, I recently bought a e39 525tds, the car lost power when uphill and less thank half a tank so i guess the in tank pump needs replacing, however even with a full tank the car sometimes hesitates in the following situations: - accelerator fully depressed on uphills (only 2nd gear up...
  20. BMW e39 525TDS damper pulley keep crushing

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi all i hope that i'm in the right place. anyway i have a big problem with my e39 525tds, the damper pulley (crankshaft pulley) keep crushing and making loud noise, then its stop working and the engine gets hot. i lost 4 pulleys in the last six months. i try to weld it its works but two days...
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