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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Mb_330Ci
Thanks hitbyastick. Your response wasn't up...

Thanks hitbyastick. Your response wasn't up there when I started typing my last post. You are right. Rebuilding the original engine is probably the best option if i had the time and energy to do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Mb_330Ci
Thanks I guess, but nobody seems to be getting...

Thanks I guess, but nobody seems to be getting the situation. Patton is right, rebuilding the engine is the way to go if I had the time. Winter is almost here though, and my wife wants her garage to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Mb_330Ci
intake camshaft wear. advice needed

Sorry for the long story, but please read my tale of woe and give me some helpful advice please. In my spare time over the summer I removed and replaced the engine and 5 speed transmission in my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By Mb_330Ci
This one stumped me once too. I found out that...

This one stumped me once too. I found out that these warning lights can also mean that one of the license plate light bulbs is burned out or not working (in the trunk grip above the plate). On my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By Mb_330Ci
The O ring you are talking about with the temp...

The O ring you are talking about with the temp sensor is in the lower rad hose on the passenger side of the vehicle isn't it? If I understand glhx correctly, the sensor he is talking about is #4 on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By Mb_330Ci
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attach...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=575852&stc=1&d=1412211932

For me it was the cooling hose that connects to the bottom of the expansion tank right below the sensor that you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By Mb_330Ci
Something like this happened on my old 323i so...

Something like this happened on my old 323i so maybe it will help you. Turned out to be the coolant hose that comes down from under the intake and attaches just below the expansion tank. It would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mb_330Ci
Well then, to me that says it's a possible...

Well then, to me that says it's a possible problem with the dme not connecting properly or just not talking to the rest of the systems for some reason. Maybe check the wiring connections to the dme...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mb_330Ci
For what it's worth, I had a dme go bad on my...

For what it's worth, I had a dme go bad on my 2004 330Ci that caused similar symptoms. Mine would sporadically crank without starting, especially when it was cold outside. Then, it would suddenly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Mb_330Ci
It would sometimes stall, and it would have huge...

It would sometimes stall, and it would have huge idle jolts which was why I tried the VANOS seals, fuel filter, etc. When I finally got INPA set up and running, it diagnosed an error in the throttle...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Mb_330Ci
For what it's worth, I had a dme go bad on my...

For what it's worth, I had a dme go bad on my 2004 330Ci. Read my post about it on my old thread here: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=957315&highlight= .

My dme would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By Mb_330Ci
Here is more info from the ZHP Mafia FAQ as well...

Here is more info from the ZHP Mafia FAQ as well (seems like I am wrong about the tach):

Question: And what about the BMW 330 vehicles in Canada that look like the ZHP in the United States?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By Mb_330Ci
Re Canadian ZHP: As far as I know best real...

Re Canadian ZHP: As far as I know best real visible difference is the muffler. I think the Canadian M performance shows the higher redline on the tach (6800) but it doesn't have the characteristic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By Mb_330Ci
I'm not an expert, but in my opinion this car is...

I'm not an expert, but in my opinion this car is not technically a "Canadian ZHP". I did a lot of research into this when I was trying to find a zhp two years ago, and there were two E46 vehicle...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,005
Posted By Mb_330Ci
Wow, Kingston Ontario must be the home of...

Wow, Kingston Ontario must be the home of long-lived 323's! I have 2000 323i that my daughter still drives that has 325,000km on it (about 202,000 miles) and I replaced it with an '04 330Ci M-Sport...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
Posted By Mb_330Ci
I replaced the hood latches and cable on my 323i...

I replaced the hood latches and cable on my 323i a few years ago, and it was not fun. Luckily my latches wouldn't stay closed (hood would pop up during driving once in a while, but catch on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By Mb_330Ci
If the engine turns over but just won't start...

If the engine turns over but just won't start when it is cold outside, have a read of my thread about my '04 330 that had similar troubles (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=957315). ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Mb_330Ci
Hey Junglee. It might be your lucky day if the...

Hey Junglee. It might be your lucky day if the DME is your problem. I was looking at one of my favourite salvaged BMW parts websites and they may have a complete matched replacement set for your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Mb_330Ci
I know this one, and the solution in my case...

I know this one, and the solution in my case wasn't cheap (replace DME). When you turn the key to position two (just before you go a bit farther to crank the engine), your "check engine light" should...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Mb_330Ci
It's most likely your drivers door lock actuator,...

It's most likely your drivers door lock actuator, and not the GM5. The hall effect sensors go bad in the actuator and it thinks you have a key in the door to lock or unlock it (results in lock...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By Mb_330Ci
You might consider replacing the "dust shields"...

You might consider replacing the "dust shields" around the back rotors when you do the bearings. The parking brake locator pins mount to the dust shields, and on my 2000 323i the pins pulled through...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,030
Posted By Mb_330Ci
My 2000 323i did exactly the same thing. When it...

My 2000 323i did exactly the same thing. When it first started happening, my daughter would come out in the morning to find all the windows down and sunroof open (usually after a rainstorm that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Dme
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Posted By Mb_330Ci
I feel your pain. I just recently went through...

I feel your pain. I just recently went through diagnosing and replacing my DME on my '04 330. I just wanted to point out another option for you from RPM Motorsports...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,707
Posted By Mb_330Ci
Well, I can finally report the ultimate...

Well, I can finally report the ultimate resolution to my non starting issue. I hate it when people don't come back to finish the story, so I hope nobody minds me resurrecting the old thread. I did...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,707
Posted By Mb_330Ci
Just an update for anyone who may have the same...

Just an update for anyone who may have the same symptoms. Got my interface cable, finally got INPA running and started poking around. It is now pretty cold outside, and the car would crank but not...
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