I have a 2003 BMW325I and all the sudden it just didn't want to pick up speed like it wouldn't shift then I came to a stop and it turned off I'd restart it and it would die again like it had no gas.

Asked by Apr 10, 2014 at 04:47 AM about the 2003 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I hit the gas tank and it started but wasn't
running right the computer said misfire this
happen all like in 15 minutes the service
engine light had just come on.

3 Answers


sounds like fuel pump is failing ,or fuel filter is clogged, any of this will cause a misfire, that will go away when you fix the real problem. could be clogged catalectic converter also

So what can Ido to fix that is there something I can put in my gas to unclog it cause when I hit the bottom of it from under the car it started again.


Definitely fuel pump if you hit the tank an it started

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