runs like crap

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

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

37,705

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

25,365

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-

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