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Re: dead M3 (archive)

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Posted by Darren M on August 13, 2001 at 04:55:37:

In Reply to: dead M3 posted by stue hue on August 13, 2001 at 01:06:52:

possibly the ECU. Unfortunately these problems are a pain in the ass to solve and the best way to solve it is to hand the car over to a specialst so they can try swapping parts around with one of their cars until they locate the problem.

About this time last year my car was stalling at speed and while stationary. Took it to the dealers and they diagnosed a faulty DME relay too - which DIDNT fix the problem. Took it to a specialist twice. First time they thought they fixed it then 2 days later it started doing it again. It turned out to be a faulty ECU.........

i have a 88 M3 which has st6alling and non starting problems.
hastried to get it fixed and the BMW dealer said it was relays but the stalling came back.
I am thinking any one done a engine swap using E36 328 engine and what the cost is total or should i just sell the car for parts?
getting tired of maintaining this fun but expensive car.
Please help, i am in San Jose CA.

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