1997 BMW 318i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 BMW 318i
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1997 BMW 318i Problemsspinning ignition barrel
If you can spin your key freely in the ignition you need to get the barrel replaced asap, if you wait cuz it still works (is what I did) you will end up unable to turn it to start or shut off the car. The worst part is once this happens if you cannot turn the ign. the entire steering column must be replaced, if you can still turn the key it is a simple fix so do it!!
A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.
1997 BMW 318i QuestionsI push the clutch, it goes all the way to the floor. What's missing? (1 answer)
The car will start if I push the clutch all the way to the floor, but will not start if I have my foot off of the clutch. Once it's on, the car seems to be in neutral and cannot move to any gears due to the fact that the clutch has nothing
I just replaced the ignition on my 1997 bmw 318i. The dash lights will come on in acc mode but the car still wont start.
when i turn on car and all dash goes on and off, the engine light is one that DOES NOT turn on at all, can't pass inspection do to this problem, please help!!