Question about 1997 BMW 328

1 Answer

BMW 328 i 1997: Start up problems / Stuttering / Engine Light

1997 BMW 328 i : Start up proble. Car hesitates to start and stutters a lot, but once it starts and you accelerate, all is well.
ENGINE LIGHT goes on when starting.
Changed: spark plugs, TPS sensor, All oxygen sensors, crankshaft sensor, vaccum leaks etc..
CODE: oxygen sensor heating after catalytic converter sensor 4, mixture deviation, etc,.
Could it be the DME ( computer) or harnesss.??? injectors, catalytic converter? Mileage: 120,000 Miles.

PLEASE ADVISE. Thanks

Posted by on

  • old dan Mar 25, 2009

    My engine light just came on in my 1997 BMW 328ic. I want to replace the O2 sensors, EGR and PVC valves...almost 90,000 miles. GUT..how many O2 sensors does it have? Two or Four? Thanks.

  • hummer8754 Dec 07, 2010

    i have aone mazda cannot start

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 15 Answers

Change the pcv valve its under the intake manifold

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

WHy the vehicle does not start when pushing the start button and the dashboard does not light on?


A 1997 BMW 328 (E36) does not have a start/stop button. The start/stop button didn't get added until after the year 2009.

If you mean it doesn't start when you turn the key, and no dash lights come on, you may either have a bad ignition switch or a dead battery.

May 11, 2014 | 1997 BMW 328

1 Answer

Stuttering acceleration


Has the engine light come on yet?

Mar 28, 2014 | Chevrolet Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Sluggish at start and flashing check engine light


sounds like you have a misfire problem

Jan 08, 2014 | 1999 Dodge Caravan

1 Answer

2007 Grand Prix Acceleration Problem


Check the ignition wires and the module

Jul 05, 2013 | 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix

1 Answer

Need help with 2001 Toyota Corolla stuttering!


CHECK ENGINE COMPRESSION BETWEEN COLD AND HOT , DURING ENGINE IS COLD SOME VALVE IS NOT SEALING MUCH .

Jul 25, 2012 | 2001 Toyota Corolla

1 Answer

I HAVE AN 1997 BMW M3, THE CAR START TO HESTION WHILE DRIVING IT. I DROVE THE CAR FOR 50 MILES. THE TEMP GAUGE STARTED TO GO TO THE LEFT. IT START TO GO TO THE COOL SIDE. THE ENGINE IS HESTION AT TWO TO...


Have a compression check done, you may have a blown head gasket.
I hope I have been of help but please do not hesitate to ask if you have any further questions.
I appreciate your vote if you appreciate my reply.

Feb 26, 2011 | 1998 BMW M3

1 Answer

1997 328 i convertable the engine lite just went on just bought


When the "Check Engine" light comes on in the 1997 BMW 328iC, the problem is 99% Emissions Systems. First thing to check are the Four (4) Oxygen Sensors. That is correct your convertible has four O2 sensors. They are about $100 to $118 each, online.

I have done this procedure it is not a big deal. It just requires four sensors. More than likely you and your car experience one or several of the following:
  • Engine will not accelerate and backfires
  • Check Engine light is illuminated
  • Irregular idle during warm-up
  • Irregular idle with warm engine
  • Poor engine performance
  • Fuel consumption is high
  • Driving performance is weak
The O2 sensors reduce emissions and tells the computer how to mix your gasoline to air mixture going into your engine.

Since you say you have a 328, they have either two or four O2 sensors. The 1997 BMW 328 Convertible has four. Your chassis style is also referred to as a E36 series. Your engine is a 6 cyl M52.

Good luck

Ralph

Mar 23, 2009 | 1997 BMW 328

2 Answers

328 i 1997: BMW Start up problem: Stuttering


it sounds like the cat is blocked,

Feb 17, 2009 | 1997 BMW 328

1 Answer

1996 BMW i 328 won't start


hello, check for a damage crank position sensor this sensor sends the singnal to the dme (digital motor electronics ) to inject fuel and pulse the ing coils and will also start the fuel pump when it see a rpm above 500 this is a good tell sing if you crank the engine and the rpm does not jump there is a good chance that the crank posistion sensor is bad / the battery and engine light will be on untill the engine strarts

Sep 15, 2008 | 1997 BMW 328

2 Answers

Bmw 328 series


sounds like a vacuum leak

Robert

Sep 15, 2008 | 1999 BMW 328 Series

Not finding what you are looking for?
1997 BMW 328 Logo

Related Topics:

853 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top BMW Experts

Frankie B

Level 2 Expert

65 Answers

Fred Sops

Level 2 Expert

271 Answers

Doberman

Level 2 Expert

251 Answers

Are you a BMW Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...