In Reply to: smoking ignition posted by Dave on March 09, 2000 at 08:29:39:
: Today, I went to re-start the 2002 after driving it
: for a half hour. No power to the starter and the
: ignition key start smoking and the cover on one of the
: wires to the ignition switch melted off.
: Anyone have any ideas what this might be?
: David Wilson
: 1972 BMW 2002 Tii (I thought it was running well...)
A shorted out switch ! Replace it.