The complete automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners like you.
Car, Truck and SUV Forums at Roadfly
+ Bentley Forums
+ BMW Forums
+ Cadillac Forums
+ Chevrolet Forums
+ Ferrari Forums
+ Jaguar Forums
+ Lamborghini Forums
+ Lotus Forums
+ Mercedes-Benz Forums
+ Maserati Forums
+ MINI Forums
+ Porsche Forums
+ General Discussion
+ Marketplace Forums
Rattle noise, stall, wouldn't restart (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ Z3 Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by DanDotDan on January 13, 2000 at 10:21:07:

A strange thing happened yesterday.

My 1999 Mster had been sitting for four days (four rainy, grey days). When I started it up, there was a loud rattling noise and the engine died. For about a minute it wouldn't restart. It would turn over merrily, but the engine wouldn't catch. Finally it started but ran real rough. I had to keep goosing the throttle to keep it running. It generated a lot of white smoke out of the tailpipe.

This has happened once before, several months ago.

I've already had the following replaced: ROM update, Oxygen sensor, crank angle sensor.

I'm no mechanic, but this somehow felt like a fuel pump or fuel delivery problem. It's due to go to the dealer tomorrow. Any thoughts?


Follow Ups:



[ Follow Ups ] [ Z3 Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk.
Roadfly.com Logo © 1997 - 2017 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.