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  • > Hello Doug, If you try to reset the system you prepare one of the plastic caps that are clipped on the service outlet. On the inside you will see numbers for each pin. Now Puncture number 1 and number 7. Stick the plastic cap back on the service outlet. Now switch on the ignition, do NOT start the engine. Next use two steel pins, like big needles and make an electrical bridge...
    j.kerkhofs@hccnet.nl Apr 12, 2005
  • > Hey Bret, David, The pressure test is a good idea. I had a fuel pump problem recently on my 528i. It turned out the pressure in the entire system was going up to 7 BAR. The maximum acceptable pressure is about 1 BAR to 1.5 MAX. This pressure test is a peace of cake at the dealership. They can perform this in 10 minutes. In my case the cause of this problem was the pressure...
    j.kerkhofs@hccnet.nl Apr 10, 2005
  • > hello Bret, I wil try in my best English to explain this to you; first check yr radiator hoses carefully. Over the years the rubber starts to break, especially around the steal rings when they are screwed on too tight. Other more plausibel option: Look at the engine block from underneath the car. If still present remove the plastic cover that protects the engine. You wil then see...
    j.kerkhofs@hccnet.nl Apr 9, 2005
  • > Nice to hear from you, I realised a long time ago this type of car will never be a classic. Way too many were build (up to 800.000 units) Annyway, that is not my motive for choosing this model. What is my motive then..?? It represents an era of increasing wealth and economic progress. Those years were also the ones were I emerged as an young adult into the world. Besides this it...
    j.kerkhofs@hccnet.nl Apr 7, 2005
  • > Nice to hear from you, I realised a long time ago this type of car will never be a classic. Way too many were build (up to 800.000 units) Annyway, that is not my motive for choosing this model. What is my motive then..?? It represents an era of increasing wealth and economic progress. Those years were also the ones were I emerged as an young adult into the world. Besides this it...
    j.kerkhofs@hccnet.nl Apr 7, 2005
  • > Hello Jeroen, I've been following yr conversation. I own two E28's, 528i and 525e.(both 1984 build) Do you know of any club activity regarding this model in The Netherlands, Belgium or Germany ?? I can't find much passion for this car. Rgds John, NL > > Hi Ron, > Maybe you already solved the draught, but I couldn't help wondering > what would happen if you pushed the aircon...
    j.kerkhofs@hccnet.nl Mar 31, 2005
  • > I have a 1984 model 528i wich needs revision. (metallic blue) The body is still in reasonable condition, little or no rust. It has been put into storage. I plan on keeping this specimen for spare parts. At the moment it is still complete. I have not started to take it apart yet. Make me an offer and maybe we can come to an agreement...>>?? I am driving a second 1984 528i...
    j.kerkhofs@hccnet.nl Feb 8, 2004
  • Hello Serg, Just noticed yr signal......I've ben driving e28 (520i, 528i two specimen and 525i) during the last ten years. I can tell you from experience these are good automobiles but the are not flawles, I mean, the have their weaknesses. You allready mentioned many uncertainties (excuse my spelling, I am from the Netherlands, Europe). Many of this model have been built from 1981...
    John Kerkhofs Jul 7, 2003
  • Send me some photographs over the internet, of the interior and the exteriod so I'll have an idea of the condition of the vehicle. Pictures say more than words, don't you agree ?? ----- Original Message ----- From: mailto:Serg
    John Kerkhofs Apr 28, 2003
  • ...know someone who is selling this type of car, please let me know. Really appreciate yr help. Kind regards, John Kerkhofs (gravy) j.kerkhofs@^$1 john_gravy_k@^$2
    John Kerkhofs Apr 27, 2003