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Postby Darkfoxx » Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:44 am

Yeah so going on what I said on FB...I think I'm just gonna keep the car and work on it slowly since I'll actually have a place to work on it now.

Issues:
-Exhaust manifold leaking oil/smoking (posted about this a while ago)
-idles very hard now
-needs tires BAD
-paint chipping/body damage
-has trouble starting...might just be cold/lack of driving
-pretty much all fluids need to be changed

I tried selling it but I'll get nowhere near what it's worth.
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Re: Zed Fo

Postby Harness » Thu Feb 13, 2014 10:12 am

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Postby Darkfoxx » Thu Feb 13, 2014 2:22 pm

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Postby Harness » Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:58 pm

Your idle problem could be happening because your not keeping your battery charged up. When the battery is disconnected it clears the ECM's keep alive memory and its learned profile of what the idle should be and how to keep it there. This needs to be relearned and not driving the car doesn't help. Most times, cleaning the throttle body will fix your idle problem. but should be done by a professional. Potentially, getting the car running, letting it idle for an hour and keeping it from losing it's memory again should also fix this.

If you paint the car you likely won't raise it's value. If I were you, I would take a loss on the car and move on to something more practical then some little BMW. Your car does not have the street value you will hope that it has. Put as little as you can into it, dump it on someone and don't look back. My professional advice.
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Postby Jif » Fri Feb 14, 2014 4:44 pm

I'll buy it as a beater...$1k

it'd still be a more practical vehicle than mine

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Postby Harness » Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:16 pm

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Postby Darkfoxx » Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:25 pm

Yeah so it won't even start now. Battery seems to be plenty strong (lights work, radio, etc). When I go to start it, it doesn't even sound like it's turning over anymore. I just hear a clicking noise inside and that's about it. The lights flash and shit. The headlights pulse with the clicking and the yellow ABS indicator light stays lit. Do you think the starter is bad? Not quite sure what to do at this point.
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Postby Darkfoxx » Tue Feb 25, 2014 12:39 pm

LOL you guys.

I'm gonna try jumping it tonight and see. Been gone all weekend.
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