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Strange problem I have a bmw 328 E36 model,now the problem whit it is,that when it is cold it run like a horse powerfull as it should be.But,when it gets hot at normal running temp it ideal normaly but if i should turn the stearing weel(p/s) the engen just dies it dosnt struggel the needel just drops to 0 this also happens when i am driving,when im stepping on the clutch it dies evrything is in good condishon and electronicly 100%.Im thinking it could be heatseize on the pisstions but mabe anyone else might have a beter idea. Thx for reading this.

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  • Juliustheapy Sep 13, 2008

    no it isnt that the air intake and the air intake thing that the borrom of the manifult is working 100%

  • Snyper-X Nov 15, 2008

    mine was doing the same when reaching a certain temp the vehicle will loose power or give far lower than normal engine performance and while driving the vehicle would cut out or when idling, i have a automatic bmw 328i 1995 i thought it was the fuel filter and replaced it and it still did the same thing then i thought it was the fuel pump as when you try restarting the vehicle after the car has cut out the vehicle does not start after multiple tries it does, could i be right?

    please advise thanks for assisting.

  • Snyper-X Dec 08, 2008

    on the 328i where and how should this be corrected and how would this be by cleaning the air regulator, as sometimes when i start the vehicle after it has turned off there is a majour smell of fuel so this could be correct that it is the air regulator, where can i find the regulator? By the intake manifold there where that other wire plugs in before reaching the engine visible from the top? - could this be dirty or needing maintenance?



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Maybe it is a ,air regulator

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