1998 e36/7 Z3 M52 engine noise help -video within!

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Re: 1998 e36/7 Z3 M52 engine noise help -video within!

Post by spirit » 24 Feb 2013, 18:23

mine does it on one mate plug seems to work loose so i tighten it up every 5/6 weeks then uneven idle and down on power a little,quick tighten up and she flies again perfect.

tighten it up mate its probably still loose
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Re: 1998 e36/7 Z3 M52 engine noise help -video within!

Post by Lewy » 24 Feb 2013, 18:30

Will do mate, thanks for the heads up, was worried for a moment when I realised where the sound was coming from, could have been much more serious :thumbup:

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Re: 1998 e36/7 Z3 M52 engine noise help -video within!

Post by spirit » 24 Feb 2013, 20:12

Lewy wrote:Will do mate, thanks for the heads up, was worried for a moment when I realised where the sound was coming from, could have been much more serious :thumbup:
dont over tighten lewy little more than hand tight mate,i use the bmw sparkplug one in the boot on mine
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Re: 1998 e36/7 Z3 M52 engine noise help -video within!

Post by Lewy » 24 Feb 2013, 20:19

TBH then I think I sorted it as I did tighten it just short of FT :thumbup:

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