Techni-Tips – May ’88

Techni-Tips – May ’88

Possible Fire Hazard If you own a four cylinder BMW (1600, 2002, 320i, 318i), be aware of a possible oil fire hazard . The upper xhaust manifold studs thread directly mto the upper end of they cylinder head, which is exposed to oil lubricat­ ing the valve train. If a...
Techni-Tips – July ’87

Techni-Tips – July ’87

Q. I have a 1983 320i and the car seems toping most of the time. It pings at high RPM and low RPM . I’m now using unleaded supreme gasoline. I’ve had the car tuned tofactory specs., but this doesn’t seem to help. Canyou shed any light and offer...
Techni-Tips – June ’87

Techni-Tips – June ’87

Q. My car, a 1980 320i, has been run­ ning poorly when cold . It stumbles and dies at intersections, has no power and pops in the engine when I try to acceler­ ate . The car has 85,000 miles on it. The car was tuned 3 months ago, but the tune-up didn’ t take...