4168Re: no spark
- Feb 13, 2006--- In bmwe28@..., "graham_e28" <graham_e28@y...>
> --- In bmwe28@..., "littlelorenzo7"
> <littlelorenzo7@y...> wrote:
> > hello, my name is randy a 1985 528e owner, the problem i have
> > car is at first the car just turned over and would notstart.after
> > talking to the dealer i tried for spark and it was then theysuggested
> > fuel pump,so i replaced the external pump and filter withoutresults
> > then the pump and transferpump intank,fuel pressureregulator,the part
> > for cold start, and spark plugs,tried to start still would notstart
> > finally ireplaced the sensor over the crank case varoom itstarted i
> > drove out of town about 200 miles and the car started the samething
> > over again, turn over and will not start. this time nospark.....
> > tested the fuses now it losing power from the fuse box to thecoil
> > could some one please give me a helpful hand my pockets isgetting
> > very empty ......idle.
> > respectly
> > please reply ASAP
> > randy w
> Hi, I have an e28 520i which had similar problems after sitting
> Having checked everything I could think of I changed thedistributor
> cap and rotor arm (check if the rotar arm has a rev limiter ornot -
> if it has there is a spring incorporated in the top of the rotorarm)
> and 'bingo' - she has started first time ever since and runs muchmore
> You don't say where you are based - I am in UK and got my parts
> 'eurocarparts'- cost was less than GBP £17 plus VAT.me
> You can check them out on www.eurocarparts.com and they ship just
> about anywhere, although carriage costs vary. They give an email
> address on the site if you can't find or identify the part on their
> listings eg. they traced a new rubber seal for the boot (trunk)for
> as mine had perished.
> It would certainly explain why you've no spark.
> All I have to do now is sort out my continuing power problems!!!
> Best of luck - Graham
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