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  • Guy DiCesare
    May 7, 2006
      Hi everyone. I've had it. Anyone interested in buying
      my 1988 535is please contact me at
      guydicesare2000@.... the car has had a LOT of
      work done. I'm just tired of being ripped off by
      mechanics. Thanks

      --- Gerald Paul <gepaul111@...> wrote:

      > Hi,
      > I have an 88 535is also. Your are correct when you
      > said that your can ran bad when you pulled the
      > distick
      > out, the same thing occurs if the valve cover oil
      > cap
      > is removed or not on tight. Is your oil pressure
      > switch OK? Are the plug wires in correct sequence
      > with
      > distributor? Check your cold start valve too.
      > Good luck.
      > Jerry
      >
      > --- Guy DiCesare <guydicesare2000@...> wrote:
      >
      > > HI EVERYONE. MY 88 535IS WAS BROUGHT TO THE SHOP
      > > RECENTLY FOR AN ENGINE MISS. MECHANIC DID NOTHING
      > > EXCEPT CHANGE ONE PLUG WIRE????!!!!. CAR NOW RUNS
      > > WORSE-COMPRESSION WAS TESTED-CYLINDERS 1 AND 2 ARE
      > > 125
      > > LBS, 3 THROUGH 6 ARE 150. I NEED HELP HERE-I AM A
      > > HOSPICE RN AND USE MY CAR DAILY TO SEE PATIENTS. I
      > > HAVE REPLACED THE FOLLOWING ALREADY: ICV, PLUGS,
      > > WIRES, FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, IN-TANK FUEL PUMP,
      > > TEMP SENDER, FUEL FILTER. DISTRIBUTOR AND ROTOR
      > ARE
      > > 4
      > > YEARS OLD. VACUUM LINES APPEAR OK AND WERE CHECKED
      > > RECENTLY. CAR IS ON THE VERGE OF STALLING WHEN I
      > > FIRST
      > > TURN IT ON (HOT OR COLD)AND IT RUNS VERY ROUGH. IT
      > > HESITATES VERY BADLY. FUEL MIXTURE/TPS SCREWS DID
      > > NOT
      > > CHANGE ANYTHING. I WAS TOLD MY AIR MASS METER WAS
      > > BAD,
      > > BUT AS I WAS LEAVING THE SHOP, A SECOND MECHANIC
      > > TOLD
      > > ME HE DIDN'T THINK THIS MEANT A BAD METER. PULLING
      > > THE
      > > DIPSTICK MAKES THINGS EVEN WORSE.. INJECTORS ARE
      > > GETTING PROPER VOLTAGE. CAN YOU RECOMMEND WHAT TO
      > > CHECK NEXT? I REALLY NEED TO GET THIS FIXED-IT'S
      > MY
      > > LIVELIHOOD.THANKS TO ALL IN ADVANCE, GUY D
      > >
      > > --- markyboy2105112 <markyboy2105112@...>
      > > wrote:
      > >
      > > > Hi. Just a quick update. I've now replaced 3
      > > > vacuum hoses which were
      > > > bodged by a previous owner (can't understand
      > why,
      > > > the bodges must have
      > > > cost more than the proper bits!) and opened the
      > > air
      > > > valve (suppose it
      > > > had been closed to make up for all the air
      > getting
      > > > in through the
      > > > vacuum pipes) and she now ticks over a lot
      > better.
      > >
      > > > Still a bit lumpy,
      > > > but once above 1000revs, she's as sweet as a
      > nut.
      > > > Next thing to do is
      > > > the sensors on the regulator.
      > > >
      > > > Seeya all later
      > > >
      > > > Mark
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
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