Ihave a 1977 530i which turns over real good but wont start unless i give it a quick shot of starting fluid. wan'ts it starts it stays running great

Asked by Jun 14, 2013 at 10:25 PM about the 1981 BMW 5 Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Try a new set of spark plugs.

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You will need to give proper maintenance to be sure first, that includes cleaning the throttle and the idle valve. What injection system it has installed?? Some parts will differ depending on this

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