Question about BMW 318

1 Answer

I have a 1992 BMW 318 where the front brakes all of a sudden are running 'on'. when driving the car, drop it into neutral and it's like having the foot on the brake - the car slows significantly. Drive the car for 10KM and heat can be felt from both front brake calipers/disks. I removed both front wheels - the disks turn easily enough by hand with minor pad contact, but as soon as I drive it thre front brakes drag. Is this related to the ABS?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • BMW Master
  • 22,156 Answers

Sounds like the master cylinder /brake servo push rod need adjusting ,remove the master cylinder by just unbolting it and pulling it away a bit ,then with a nice young dolly bird with mini skirt on to assist ,push brake down and on the end of the protuding rod is an adjuster ,screw it in a bit and try that ,it might need a bit more adjustment later if problem persists

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

Ad

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

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What can the yellow engine light mean on my BMW 318 ci from 2002?


Take it to Aamco. They will check it free and tell you the problem.

Oct 16, 2016 | 2002 BMW 318

1 Answer

Bmw 318 was driving ok then suddenly could,nt get any gears


You did not mention whether your car was a stick or an automatic.
I guess it may be a stick.
If so, likely your slave cylinder, or maybe your clutch master cylinder failed.
Under the hood of your car, in front of the driver's seat, are 2 master cylinders mounted on the firewall.
The larger one is for your brakes, the smaller one is for your clutch. Open the hood and look, the smaller one mat be out of brake fluid, which means the car will not shift, because the clutch is not being activated.
You will need to either change the transmission-mounted cylinder ( the slave cylinder), the firewall mounted cylinder ( the master cylinder), or both of them.
God bless your efforts.

Oct 18, 2015 | 2004 BMW 318 Compact

1 Answer

1992 bmw 318is loses charge. battery and alternator both test good. the problem just started while driving


you got a short somewhere that is activated with the ignition switch.

Very difficult to find. Trip to the BMW shop.

Oct 20, 2009 | 1999 BMW 318 ti

1 Answer

I cant locate the fuel pump relay on my 1992 325i BMW Cabrio


The replay is beside the Fuse Box beside the Brake Master Cylinder, left side of the firewall.

Sep 07, 2009 | 1996 BMW 318

2 Answers

1990 318iS bmw problmes brakes locking up after driving for 10 mins


adjust the toeboard clearance in front of the brake booster

Jul 01, 2009 | 1996 BMW 318

1 Answer

Temp gauge 318 is BMW


Hi, this sounds like the thermostat may not be performing as it should, it may be worth removing it and checking to make sure that it is working correctly.

Feb 16, 2009 | 1996 BMW 318

1 Answer

1992 auto 318i bmw judders at low revs


Hello there

If you drive an automatic and it starts to judder at low speeds than that means you transmission isn't down shifting as the speed is reduced. In the first instance you should get your transmission oil changed.

Hope this helps and please don't forget to rate me.

Sep 29, 2008 | 1997 BMW 318

2 Answers

E36 bmw 318 1991


check fuse?
relay of fuel pump?(in the separate box beside the fuse box?
is the current on fuel pump?under seat in back,right side,take of cover,black,find connector with biggest wiring,other with fine cable is fuel meter,
with back seat away and cover open,when starting,no doupt,you should hear the pump,
if all ok,
check ignition coils,but,it would seem bizarre they all four brake down in one shot,
fuse box,check power,
and....also check relay under stering wheel,is fo alarm,but...aso happens....
good luck...

Aug 22, 2008 | BMW 318 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1992 BMW Cylinder head


30nm 90 degrees, 90 degrees Renew bolts!!

Jun 16, 2008 | 1996 BMW 318

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

120 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

272 Answers

Doberman

Level 2 Expert

254 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...