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1998 BMW 740i. Wont start. No spark to pluggs, Fuel is pumping. Engine turning...Please help.Does it have a coil?? Where is the spark suppose to come from and if it is the coil, where is it located

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  • cdahman Apr 13, 2009

    I have a 1993 740iL. I drove my car 2 hours up North to cottage on Friday. An hour later I drove into town. An hour later I drove it back to cottage. Sunday, time to leave and the car would not start. The battery was fully charged. The engine cranked and cranked. I smelled gas as I attempted starting it with the gas pedal on the floor, so I assume it's getting gas. All fuses are in tact and I have tried replacing the main computer module and tested the relays for this and all is fine there. I had another car jumping mine while I tried starting it over many tests so the battery was always fully powered. I am at the end of life for this vehicle and want to know if this repair if going to be more $$$ than the car is worth.


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    Paul May 11, 2010

    Before tampering with coil have you checked/replaced ignition or any blown fuses?

    Has it an alarm?



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