1988 BMW 535 - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

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1988 BMW 535 | Answered on Mar 03, 2012 | 389 views

Be sure the bulb isn't blown and well seated in the housing. Also check your fuse panel for blown fuses.

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Sep 20, 2013 | 23 views

i would suspect somewhere in your front end you have a compliance bushing with excessive movement. these cars front ends depend heavily on these style bushings, and as they wear you can start to see tire wear patterns, looseness in steering, and high speed vibration. make sure you have the front end inspected by a shop that is familier with these types of cars. good luck!

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Dec 09, 2012 | 829 views

Replace the final stage resistors and fuse both.----------- Disconnect the resister and check, if the fuse still blows.---------If the fuse is not blowing, without resister connected, then its faulty resistor,, that has to be replaced.--------- This will help.Thanks.Helpmech.

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Aug 19, 2011 | 136 views

depends on model

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on May 18, 2011 | 16 views

you will want a workshop manual

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on May 17, 2011 | 22 views

If it's not overheating after the repairs chances are it's ok. A common overheating cause for older BMWs is the Thermostatic Fan Clutch failing. You can do a quick check by bringing it up to normal tempature and looking at the back of the fan = manualy gun the engine to a few thousand rpms, if the fan blades don't seem to follow the changes in RPM it's proubly the cause. If you have a timing light handy, it would help you see the changes in fan speed when pointed at the fan blades.

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on May 12, 2011 | 99 views

check the lt and the ht leads, then i would look at the rotor arm in the distributer, check to see if the rotor arm is turning.

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Apr 24, 2011 | 285 views

Dont know what engine you have ,but seems like an injector issue...or a crank sensor!

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Mar 13, 2011 | 84 views

Your timeing is off. You may need to take it in and have a timing belt replacement. Does it kickback on the starter when you start it? if so it is your timeing.

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Mar 09, 2011 | 78 views

Check with the folks on Bimmerforums.com. Great folks and filled with good info

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Feb 23, 2011 | 96 views

You did not mention the year, so I can't look up the battery to be sure, but the suggested battery will likely be a Group 94. Those run about $160 each. Only a few vendors sell group 94 batteries - BMW dealers, Interstate, NAPA, perhaps a few more. You can measure your battery box and see if a Group 49 from Wal Mart will fit. That would run you only about $85 and will work just as well if it fits. A group 48 will almost certainly fit in the hole but will be smaller so you will need to add spacers to make it fit snugly. A group 48 is a common size sold everywhere, but may not have the same capacity that your original battery had.
Cost for installation will run anywhere from free if you get it a a place like Pep Boys to perhaps $25 if you get it at the dealer. It will take them only 5 minutes.
If this is a late model 5 series, you will like yourself better if you use another battery or car and connect it to the jumper connections under the hood while you replace your battery so all the computers and memories stay continuously powered up.

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Feb 17, 2011 | 81 views

whats the job?

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Jan 22, 2011 | 27 views

if the chip in the key went bad ( which it does happen ) -- you should not need to replace the ' ignition ' or the ' security system ' to fix this problem,, this is just how mechanics get the system to work and charge the customer BIG money for a quick and easy fix.
if it is in fact just the key chip - then you can have a ' automotive ' locksmith that has the programer to program BMW keys come out to your vehicle and program a new key into the system and maybe even get the old key to re-program into the system and you will be good to go. now the cost of this service is not cheap and the keys are very expensive,, but it will be cheaper then the mechanics idea of replacing everything to get it to work. when on the phone with the locksmith make sure you tell them the make and model of your car and the problem that you are having and make sure they have the equipment to do the job right,, there should be more then one automotive locksmith in your area and I would say to call them all and look for the most confident one.


BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Jan 20, 2011 | 81 views

not a lot really ,somewhere on one of the wheels either a sensor or the toothed ring is loose or a sensor ,if its a toothed ring come loose on the drive shaft then two spots of weld will hold it back on ,This is not a big deal and not dangerous

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Jan 07, 2011 | 56 views

The cause for your problem is most likely the headlight switch on the dash. I've also had this same problem in two different vehicles I've owned and both was the exact same problem. I changed the headlight switch and all was good again. A fairly cheap part to replace and for the DIY very quite simple to do. Good luck and happy motoring!!!

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Dec 28, 2010 | 117 views

you may have air trapped in the cooling lines. Check for a collasped hose, a bad seal on the reservoir cap, loose clamp or a kinked hose. If all looks ok get the engine flushed and change the thermostat and radiator coolant

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Nov 29, 2010 | 39 views

try free pdf .com

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Sep 26, 2010 | 21 views

The fault can vary from any leak from the numerous circuits and the best possible way if to check the drain current from the battery. Disconnect one by one the fuses to the various circuits to confirm on the high drain circuit for probing the suspected device. You can start from the audio/ video/media/ power amplifiers/ remote system/accessories etc to confirm the fault in the device that is draining off the battery. You must try and check with isolation of the tested circuit. An easier way is to check on removal of each fuse and connecting the ammeter to see the drain, any circuit with higher drain mustl be suspected and probed. Check if you have not connected any accessories directly. Hope this advice helps you out to try. Good day

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Aug 13, 2010 | 127 views

buy a bentley book and a lot of specialty tools.

BMW 535 Cars &... | Answered on Aug 10, 2010 | 195 views

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