1997 BMW 3 Series - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

is the fuel pump still working?
is it a petrol or diesel.

possibility of your fuel pump has gone bad.

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Feb 06, 2018 | 29 views

You have to take it to the dealer , has to have the vehicle modules reprogrammed !

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Jun 27, 2015 | 78 views

It sounds like you may have an electrical short somewhere. I'd have a mechanic look at it.

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Oct 24, 2013 | 45 views

remove the fan motor cover and check the wires on the fan motor 99%chance that one is burnt off

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Feb 08, 2013 | 104 views

Check for idle speed sensor fault code and crank position sensor

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Jan 26, 2013 | 126 views

It is a safety device. Whenever electrical wiring in a building has too much current flowing through it,these cut the power.----------------------------------------------------------------------
VAS 5054A

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Dec 13, 2012 | 69 views

Go to the front power distribution box and check 30A fuse 20 (GRN/BRN wire) which feed power to the blower relay. When the ignition switch is in START or RUN position, the relay closes and power is fed to the final stage unit. Depending upon the state of the automatic climate control module, power output from the final stage module is applied to the blower motor. If checking all this does not solve the problem, you may have a clogged heater core

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Oct 17, 2012 | 209 views

should be on top,easy to get to, at your intake mainafold. follow cable fron firewall to the intake. then you should see a nut on end of cable, nut is the adjusment.

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Oct 17, 2012 | 135 views

my plugs wires are marked on my bmw,[little numbers stamped on the wire] maybe yours are to. i didnt notice it and my son came out to help me and saw it right away, need good eyes

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Oct 16, 2012 | 22 views

My Ford did that, but only once. Engine died, backfired and I coasted to the curb. Restarted and ran fine. Sounds like you have a more severe problem. Scary!

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Apr 03, 2016 | 734 views

Remove rear seat and interior trim panel.

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Aug 22, 2012 | 569 views

i am driving a bmw316i 1997model on my dashboord showing this (!)when i am driving could u tell me what does it mean

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Jan 19, 2012 | 762 views

The ABS light comes on when a problem is detected with an ABS wheel sensor or the ABS module. The dealer can scan the ABS module and tell you what the problem is.

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1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Sep 06, 2011 | 131 views

Installed in AC housing at passenger side footwell.
Glove box, footwell duct and center cosole trim removed


1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Jul 12, 2011 | 99 views

It means" maintenance needed" Have codes read for free at an auto parts store and the codes will tell you what is wrong with the vehicle.

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Feb 09, 2011 | 111 views

The alternator may have failed and the battery has discharged. Test the battery and recharge if necessary. If you don't have the tools or knowledge to check this your self you will need to take the car to a qualified mechanic to diagnose the problem.

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Jan 23, 2011 | 71 views

It will be best to approach the pump service specialist near to your place to avoid time loss in search of unknown spares.
The other option is to get a second hand pump assembly or a reconditioned pump of the same type to be fitted to your vehicle

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Jan 10, 2011 | 60 views

The VIN number is the same as the chassis number of your car. The VIN number is found on the left driver's door jam B pillar. It is also found under the hood (bonnet) on the right side usually on the firewall. The engine number is found on the right side of the engine , forward, close to the timing chain (belt), down at the junction of the engine block and oil pan, is this information helped you? please vote me and give me a comment.

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Oct 17, 2010 | 314 views


Change batteries in SI board,also check all of the fuses. Don't just look, actually test them.

Also check this link and download the troubleshooting manual,if it helps:-


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1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Sep 05, 2010 | 363 views

get owners manual and haynes book. you'll need both to determine fuse and location

1997 BMW 3... | Answered on Jul 04, 2010 | 119 views

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