I will also add a photo, so others can benefit from the discussion. If you are starting you have to be very careful in removing the screws for the door panel look for the hidden screws under caps with cutout. It is easier from below. If the fuse blows again, disconnect the oil level switch at the plug connector, install a new fuse and restart the engine. Before the cable connector is connected check the ignition key snaps back from position 3. If the engine starts, and the range display is restored in the Instrument Cluster then replace the oil level switch.
Secondly to remove the starter is it e12 only? Will the new bolts come with the starter, an do you also need a new I take gasket, since it must come off? With your vehicle info handy, give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. I also use a bottle of techron before every 6k mile oil change and to my eyes, I'd say it's worth it. Fuses are good, blower, and resister test fine. I can't imagine dropping the automatic transmission. If you're working with the electrical system, disconnect the battery before beginning. What could be the problem? October 18, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info and feedback.
When the weather is extremely cold sometimes it seems so slow to start getting up to cranking speed, that it will not start the engine at all. I'd say this is the less invasive way, but leaves for room for risk. I would like to verify the button works before I put it all back together. This will be your best bet when diagnosing. I don't know what else I need to take out so I can tighten my starter all the way. I would look in other places for possible misplaced connectors.
You'll have to scan the vehicle for fault codes. After that the car started fine for a week. The following photos show the intake manifold removed for clarity. The new starter worked from Tuesday, during the day I went to the mall to buy bread, I tried to start,but no crank at all but everything is working fine. January 6, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Then best bet is to get a second opinion. I had to Tow the car back home. I have theories, but I want to be very sure.
If I do it myself I will buy a Bosch unit from a local factors, I don't like buying things like this off the net as its just loads more hassle if anything goes wrong. They can figure out what part you should have. Use a small punch to drive it out. What could be the problem. Is it really impossible to do this from the top? September 28, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info. I saw a video on youtube of a guy that had to use a e14? It is serviced by the agents. I give it a few rpm's and the car runs good.
Could it be the starter but it does not even crank February 14, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You didn't mention what vehicle you have, It could be a discharged battery, theft issue or a faulty starter. I only have floor Jack's. This will be your best bet when diagnosing. Here is the connection info: Host Port Channel irc. November 29, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Check to make sure there is no front support bracket on the starter. Jul 25, 2015 If you can catch it failing again, test for power on the small wire going to the starter solenoid while someone tries to crank it. I had same problem last year and couldn't start until end of spring when gets warmer.
Also, for the past month, sometimes the car would begin to crank, stop, then crank again and start. Se40 and Se5c indicated steering angel sensor. One says go through the top taking the intake and a bunch other stuff or taking the sub frame down. The only fuse is on the back of the changer. I used a length of oak flooring about 4' long as a drift and and hammered it off from the tail stock end of the transmission. The only items I would add to your excellent article is to borrow an assortment of extensions from friends and be creative about how to put them together. I have a 2006 325i.
Are there any fault codes? After lowering the transmission, I needed 30 inches of extension, 2 u-joints and considerable swearing to get at the top bolt. Can't do it without the instruction. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. If electrical current is not available at either of those terminals, then the no-start condition is caused by an electrical or electronic failure and not necessarily by the starter motor. The amount of detail and insight is consistently adequate in all of Pelican's work and this kind of detail shows how embedded they are in the community. These type of comments add so much to the Pelican tech community.