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1997 bmw 328i car runs fine during the day...left over night...and the plugs seem to get flooded need to pull the fuel pump fuse to dry them out then it starts right up and will be fine ...until the next day.....?

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  • j_mytt Mar 22, 2011

    Fuel pump problem....?.....how so...?....to much pressure...?

  • j_mytt Mar 22, 2011

    Fuel pump ...would cause flooding...?

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I,m not a BMW guy but it sounds like it could be a couple different things, a stuck open fuel injecter, or fuel pump problem, or even a fuel pressure regulator. I had a 97 tahoe and the pressure regulator was defective it caused my engine to hydro lock, which is the same as vapor lock but a fluid cuases the engine to lock , caused by fuel or antifreeze in my case it was fuel.

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