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  1. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, guys. Once upon a time in winter had a jerking engine - when on D the whole car was shaking, when on N - normal. The same day after work when accelerating lost ignition to the engine - it shutdown while driving. Fuel tank gauge showed 20 l, but could not start. After 5 minutes filled in like...
  2. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi everyone. Quite a while back my E36's fuel gauge stopped working, it sits on 0 and the light is on. I have tried unplugging the sender unit and re-pluged it, no luck. I then bought another sender unit from a guy that was scraping his E36, pluged it in, fuel gauge still on 0. I also checked...
  3. Introductions
    hello all, just got myself a 316i e36 compact 2000reg 1.9 , absolute mint nick for a 14 year old car and plan on making it a good daily for a couple of years before moving onto something bigger and faster , keeping it bmw obv as i have now fell in love with these cars after only owning it for a...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, for about two months I have had both the ABS and traction control light lit up on my dash board. Also, the speedo does not work. This fault is intermittent, it usually does not happen for the first half an hour of driving or so, then the lights come on and the speedo stops. It may happen...
  5. Auto Electrical Forum
    My gauges have all been working perfectly until a couple of days ago. I pushed the trip button to reset the mileage as I usually do when I fill up, and at exactly the same moment, both the fuel gauge and temperature gauges dropped to zero. Now the gauges work very rarely with the fuel generally...
  6. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi BMW 3181 Year - 2000/ w reg Manual Transmission I was driving from Barnsley to Worthing (248 miles). Before I started the journey I had half tank of petrol so I filled the petrol tank to full. As like my other car I though it (fuel gauge) will take several minutes to change to Full...
  7. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    We have an X5 which has only just now been filled with a full tank since buying the vehicle from a private individual some weeks back. Anyway having put some £75 worth of diesel and maxing out the tank capacity, inside the car the fuel gauge on the dash only shows HALF FULL. In fact it seemed to...
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