runs like crap

25

Asked by Jul 19, 2014 at 03:41 AM about the 1996 BMW 3 Series 328is

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 1996 bmw 328is and the cam shaft position sensor just went out i replaced
that along with the valve cover seal she did not start untill i replaced the camshaft
position sensor now it runs like complete crap stalls out when you hit the gas the
motor is kinda doing a womp womp womp could this be because i jumped timing or
can you jump timing with a timing chain ? please i need help im getting tired of paying
money on a car that doesnt run i want my bwm back !

2 Answers

35,595

Double check that you installed the CPS correctly and or its the right one. Start there.

23,475

Since you don't know what you are doing, don't even open the hood- it is a BMW and as such, over-engineered in the way the Germans do best- just find a good BMW mechanic, already- and if you are "tired of paying money" get rid of the BMW- and don't go jumpin' into an Audi-

Your Answer

BMW 3 Series Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    5,080
  • #2
    Robert Charlson
    Reputation
    1,640
  • #3
    grolyate
    Reputation
    1,260
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 5 Series
497 Great Deals out of 15,854 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW M3
34 Great Deals out of 1,978 listings starting at $6,995
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
687 Great Deals out of 27,990 listings starting at $1,000
Used Audi A4
285 Great Deals out of 11,832 listings starting at $199
Used Ford Mustang
608 Great Deals out of 36,195 listings starting at $1,800
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
577 Great Deals out of 20,127 listings starting at $2,500
Used BMW 7 Series
133 Great Deals out of 5,535 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Accord
1,070 Great Deals out of 56,644 listings starting at $899
Used Chevrolet Camaro
413 Great Deals out of 30,523 listings starting at $2,495
Used Honda Civic
783 Great Deals out of 69,905 listings starting at $1,350

Used Cars For Sale

2017 BMW 3 Series For Sale
165 Great Deals out of 6,937 listings starting at $25,900
2016 BMW 3 Series For Sale
43 Great Deals out of 1,546 listings starting at $16,799
2015 BMW 3 Series For Sale
60 Great Deals out of 1,606 listings starting at $14,995
2014 BMW 3 Series For Sale
268 Great Deals out of 5,396 listings starting at $12,699
2013 BMW 3 Series For Sale
51 Great Deals out of 1,556 listings starting at $10,523

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.