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Old 08-12-2017, 10:10 PM   #1
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M20b25 turns over, sometimes fires, but wont start.

Hey r3vlimited,
Today I bought my first car, a 1990 325is, but the egine does not start. It turns over without a problem and sometimes even fires, but does not start. The car did sit for the past 2 years, so I think bad fuel may be an issue. As I am new to E30's, any advice and/ or help to solving this would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-12-2017, 11:22 PM   #2
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I am reviving a car that sat for 10 years. Start with new spark plugs and fuel. Check the cap and rotor to see if they're still good. It sounds like fuel may be the issue because it won't stay running. Change your fuel filter as well just in case.
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Old 08-14-2017, 12:32 PM   #3
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