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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By daimler55
i am not talking about selling the car rather...

i am not talking about selling the car rather addressing your point that if i want to keep the car or not...im just saying it would not make sense to sell the car at this point...to be honest ive...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By daimler55
i know parts are going to cost me...the issue is...

i know parts are going to cost me...the issue is after buying the car and all the part i put in to it, it would not be smart to sell and a complete loss...as you can see everything else is fine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By daimler55
ive changed out the thermostat three times...

ive changed out the thermostat three times already...the temp on the obc when i monitor it, it looks to me the car takes a while to warm up if i leave it to idle...but if i drive and keep rpms around...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By daimler55
i was thinking it might be a sensor even though...

i was thinking it might be a sensor even though there is no cel but which sensor...what leads me to believe its a sensor is because the time, weather and environmental factors play a role....i know...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By daimler55
mobil 1 ow-40. i last changed the oil in december...

mobil 1 ow-40. i last changed the oil in december and since put about 1500miles on the car...regardless of oil change same problem occurs depending on the weather...during the winter in ny, if the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By daimler55
sorry about the poor video...but you get the jist...

sorry about the poor video...but you get the jist of it...the idle drops happen at 1:43, 2:29, 3:08 and stalls at 4:10
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By daimler55
thanks again for replying...i am going to look in...

thanks again for replying...i am going to look in to the lifter issue...im not a mechanic so im not going to say its not possible...but based on the descriptions from the thread you sent me, this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By daimler55
and by the way, i had the cold start problem...

and by the way, i had the cold start problem during the summer too once in a while but disappeared when i did the vanos in october. than it reappeared as the weather got colder in november and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By daimler55
well i considered the lifters, but the problem is...

well i considered the lifters, but the problem is this only happens around a certain temperature range....if its the lifters i would think it would happen all the time when the car sat for a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By daimler55
NO CEL, idle misfire and stall

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwTa2dga4U4&feature=youtu.be

this is my 2000 328i every morning when i start the car cold, if the temp outside is between 30-50degrees, the car will misfire and the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By daimler55
funny thing....changed exhaust cps sensor with...

funny thing....changed exhaust cps sensor with oem hella brand cps...coincidentally car didnt stall for couple of days but did have idle hiccups past few days while temp in the high 30's low 40's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By daimler55
hey thanks for the suggestion, i actually took...

hey thanks for the suggestion, i actually took the disa off and thoroughly checked again and the diaphragm is good too. i was thinking its possibly something to do with the software because the issue...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By daimler55
when the car is OT, i checked the obc menu 7, and...

when the car is OT, i checked the obc menu 7, and its 93c i believe. it only happened once after the stall, when i restarted the car, the temp needle jumped to red. i know thats impossible since the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By daimler55
i will take a second look at the disa. also the...

i will take a second look at the disa. also the vcg was replaced when i did the vanos kit, i forgot to mention it. spark plugs were also changed around that time (NGK). fuel pump is something i am...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By daimler55
hey i really appreciate the response...i know...

hey i really appreciate the response...i know this is hard since no one has been able to tell me an answer even bmw themselves....your right this does happen as car transfers from open loop to closed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By daimler55
Cold start non vanos stall help!!!

i am trying for a while now to solve this cold start idle surge/stall issue. car cranks up fine and idles fine for first 2 minutes than issues begin. so far replaced:
ICV
CCV VALVE + HOSES
LOWER...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By daimler55
i dont think ive lost any coolant. (by the way...

i dont think ive lost any coolant. (by the way aux pusher fan for a/c isnt working anymore...doesnt even do self test at start up but i dont think this would affect cold start)
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By daimler55
Cold start idle help

on my 2000 328i with 84k miles, when i start the car cold, i have idle surge after the SAP turns off.....so far changed vanos seals with dr. vanos, new icv, new ccv with all the hoses, changed boots,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By daimler55
i dont think the disa is making noise...i...

i dont think the disa is making noise...i disconnected it and there was no change in noise. also the car has 84k on it now, i purchased it recently with 81k. im not sure if there was a change done by...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By daimler55
idle issue continues

so a month ago i changed the vanos since my car was giving cold start issues even in warm temperatures. once i replaced with dr vanos rebuild, the cold start idle jolts and stalls stopped however i...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-04-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By daimler55
well thanks for replying once again....as far the...

well thanks for replying once again....as far the front end i understand what ur saying...i did replace the flex coupler and sway bar end links on it. tie rods are in good shape i was told EVERYTHING...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-04-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By daimler55
well correct me if im wrong...but strut is the...

well correct me if im wrong...but strut is the full assembly on the front end. but the dampers in the front are still called SHOCKS. as far the caster goes...what the dealer recommended from their...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-30-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By daimler55
no the dealer told me thats the reason they cant...

no the dealer told me thats the reason they cant get the caster to specs...which i understand. what im confused is they are telling me everything else in the front end is in good shape...so i cant...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-30-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By daimler55
well bmw dealer did the alignment for me...they...

well bmw dealer did the alignment for me...they told me could get the caster to specs because front shocks and front shocks mounts bent....what do u mean when u say "quality alignment"
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-30-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By daimler55
yes...i have brand new tires...

yes...i have brand new tires...
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