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      08-20-2008, 01:02 AM   #1
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Hi all,
If possible,I have a few questions regarding my bmw 520i E34 from 1992.

I drive an bmw 530D E39,and I had a 525TDS that I sell not long time ago,so Im used with diesel cars,now I bought this 520i a week ago as a second car,mostly for my wife.

the car is from 1992 but with only 93.000 miles run,looks like new,the engine runs like a clock the body and the interior looks perfect and other things like the dash lights air conditioned and everything works well.

but in fact I notice two strange things:

today I was verifying the engine oil level,and I noticed that the oil smells like gasoline,it smells a lot,I just want to know if this is normal on petrol engines,or I have a problem?

other thing is:

sometimes,on the high-way,at high speeds,I notice a smell,like something burning,it smells like coal or something.

the car as been parked for almost a year inside a garage.just to know,since 1999 till now,the car had run only 6.000 miles,mostly at low or very low speed.

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you should service the engine since its parked that long time,change the oil and the oil filter and clean up the fuel injectors and change the spark plugs.then u can drive it as u like.change the air flow filter also and use only recomended fuel and castrol oil for the engine.




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you should service the engine since its parked that long time,change the oil and the oil filter and clean up the fuel injectors and change the spark plugs.then u can drive it as u like.change the air flow filter also and use only recomended fuel and castrol oil for the engine.




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      08-20-2008, 11:45 AM   #4
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