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  1. rictrd
    07-27-2014 09:35 PM
    rictrd
    Ok thank you! really appreciated your help, gonna check the reading.. thanks!
  2. rictrd
    07-27-2014 12:56 PM
    rictrd
    Hello, saw your posts and seem you are expert on the issues, I'm having lean codes, gonna connect a scanner, what range should be the normal fuel trim at short term and long term? and at what range is MAF problem? thanks!
  3. seattlebimmerdude
    05-21-2014 02:48 PM
    seattlebimmerdude
    Out of the OBDII tools you can use with a smartphone, which one would you recommend? I have an iPhone 5C. Thread doesn't seem to provide a clear winner.
  4. anandoc
    05-21-2014 02:03 PM
    anandoc
    Hi, would you be able to help when you get a chance. Thanks.

    http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1035418
  5. Solidjake
    05-14-2014 05:29 PM
    Solidjake
    ban
  6. bibbinc
    05-07-2014 01:41 PM
    bibbinc
    Can you help me with this post ?
    http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1036844

    Thanks
  7. Schmederling
    04-29-2014 09:00 PM
    Schmederling
    jfoj..... read you post on a low fluid issue related to breaks - causing clutch not to engage?

    The break fluid reservoir is divided with a vertical separator wall that makes the reservoir into a dual reservoir. There are 2 hoses connected to the bottom of the reservoir, brake & clutch. If the fluid level in the reservoir drops too much, the clutch side will not share any more fluid. This is a safety mechanism to keep as much fluid for the brake system because stopping is a bit more important than moving under most circumstances.

    So the OP needs to see if his problem is due to a loss of fluid into the clutch side due to break pad wear and brake fluid level dropping.

    I have had a pad warning light for weeks - & today the clutch failed - not engaging in ANY gears..... does the low fluid not enable the clutch to engage? I am getting conflicting info from other subs....
  8. TheMagicalHindu
    04-03-2014 02:37 AM
    TheMagicalHindu
    Hey. Your inbox seems to be full so I'm posting this here, I hope that is okay.

    I am having a cylinder 6 misfire, I saw your guide out there but I'm a little lost about what step to take next to diagnose what is causing the misfire. I think my next step has to be a smoke test. Any chance you have a machine I can borrow/come by and use to do a smoke test? I am located in college park.. I could drive out to you, my parents live in Vienna actually. I would really appreciate it!

    I am planning on doing my VANOS seal this weekend, and I was thinking that it would be a good time to change my spark plugs since that is a possible cause for this cylinder 6 misfiring but I am unsure if that will solve the problem.

    I am also getting a p0441 (EVAP Purge System) code.. I think my first step would be to replace the purge valve? Does that sound right?

    Any tips would be appreciated!
  9. 330ism
    12-28-2013 05:55 PM
    330ism
    Hello JFOJ is it possible for you to pm me with a scan tool link I can't seem to find the ones you've posted. I need to clear a code I got when my fuel pump died, which I repaired with your help btw, so thanx. I remember you writing about one I can use with my smart phone. Thank you
  10. Sweetness
    10-27-2013 03:40 PM
    Sweetness
    Definitely make a "DISA: Check In" thread like you did for the Thermostat. I'd definitely be one of the first ones to post when I tackle it next week, with GAS kit and new unit in hand.

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