Hi, pals I am a new member of this site, saw it nd really liked it as all the bimmerheads r out here. Yesterday, I changed my car's headlight with the help of this site.
I have a E-36, 316i, Model 1993.
I am facing some problems in our part of the world most of the mechanics r not fimiliar with OBD and that kinda stuff, whereas dealer is much more then a robber, so I will appreciate if ya suggest me DIYs.
--- Before warm up ther is an idling disorder.
--- After warm up aswell idling disorder continues.
--- Feul Mixture is rich.
--- At around 3500 RPM in first gear and at around 3000 rpm in rest of the gears it backfires and throws a heavy dump of feul from the back.
--- Accelerator response is not that gudd.
--- Engine feel is just too much underpower.
--- Feul ecconomy isn't tht gudd as it do something lik 5 km/l.
I drive with a light foot and with an average speed of around 60-80 km/hr in city at moderate rpm.
When, I bought this car the acceleration was just too much pathetic, worse then a Fiat or Lada, a friend of my dignosted tht its due to catalyst, so I removed the catalyst and installed a free flow exhaust. After tht perfomance gets better and mileage increases to 5 km/l frm 3 km/l.
Oil filter, Feul filter, air filter all were changed 2000 kms back.
I use High Octane Feul.
I will highly thankful to ya guys if ya help me out with it.