4038Re: [bmw e28] 528e acting up on start ups and on the expressway...
- Dec 11, 2005Joel,
Do you want my old cap and rotor,
1993 325iC, E30 with M20 engine.
She ran fine before the new ones
I installed when I did the water
pump and t-belt. See if they will
work by going to the sites and seeing
the OEM part numbers?
--- purplehead2002 <purplehead2002@...> wrote:
> Hi guys!,Ron Kall
> I just wanted to thank all of you for lending your insight on
> the matter. Here is some information for of you as it might help
> you later on. The fuel filter was not the problem along with the
> fine mesh filter in the tank as I verified them. I looked for vacume
> (?) leaks on the intake rubber bellow and none. Hmmhhhhh, I
> Well come to find out, I took off the distributor cap and found
> that the contact towers were very dirty and pitted. The rotor on
> its tip was dirty too. I ended up cleaning the contact towers with
> a fine file along with the rotor. I put it all back together and
> the car did not start, actually it was now worse!
> My logic leads me to think that the spacing between the tip of
> the rotor and the 6 contact towers is now making the spark having to
> jump greater now after not having and carbon matter which did help
> The car does not start now but I know for sure that I have to
> buy a cap and rotor as what is currently on is very jaded and most
> likely the root of the problems that I was having.
> Sincerely and Thank you all,
> Joel T. Gonzalez
> San Antonio, TX.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
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