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I have a 1987 325 Bmw . It will turn over but not start, and it does not even sound like it is firing.
The battery went dead over night and I tried boosting it but no go , and before the battery went dead it ran fine.
What could be the problem?

posted by  glenn

Check the battery cells. Could be dry. Other than that, check all connections to the ignition system wiring. Make sure they're all connected properly.

posted by  Juhosaphat

May I suggest a new car, or would that be just annoying?

posted by  SNiPeRViRuS

Highly annoying. :wink2:

Hmm. Let's see...Are you sure then engine is reaching it's cranking speed? Your battery went dead overnight...make sure it's not draining overnight anymore. If it is then maybe there is a problem causing your battery to go dead and your engine not to start.

posted by  DodgeRida67

:mrgreen: your problem could be fuel, make sure that pumps are pumping and also check your relays for the pumps.

posted by  ray464

can there be something wrong with the alternator?

posted by  CarEXPERT

yea there could be something wrong with the alternator especially since the battery battery went dead, also try new spark plugs, there is 100 things that could be happening though
your local shucks will test the alternator for you

posted by  JtotheK

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