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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By erich330ci
Wow! Thanks for all the info!!! Sent...

Wow! Thanks for all the info!!!


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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By erich330ci
Thanks. OEM Bimmer Parts is what I've been...

Thanks. OEM Bimmer Parts is what I've been thinking. Best price I've found to date.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By erich330ci
I've replaced, literally, everything but the MAF...

I've replaced, literally, everything but the MAF sensor. I've got another older thread on that process which I don't care to resurrect at this point.

Last full crankcase indy BMW shop crankcase...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By erich330ci
'04 330ci - Best place to buy Mass Air Sensor

Is the current thinking still to go with OEM?

Been scouring the Internet for a deal. Anyone find one recently?

Thanks.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By erich330ci
Thanks. How is the 328 older than the 330...

Thanks. How is the 328 older than the 330 (mileage ratio of some sort?) and what do you think makes the 330 a much better car than the 328?


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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By erich330ci
Considering 2011 328i Coupe Auto - Thoughts?

34K miles. CPO.

Should I let my 2004 330ci with 89K go to a new home???


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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Approx. 30 miles. Light still on. Replaced oil...

Approx. 30 miles. Light still on. Replaced oil filler cap. Ordered oil fill gasket (the one on the valve cover), upper oil dipstick O-rings and MAF sensor gasket. If still not cured, I think I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Today I replaced the sucking jet pump, which I...

Today I replaced the sucking jet pump, which I believe is where the smoke was coming from, as well as the brake booster hose, which had several compressed areas, the fitting and gasket and the upper...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Rough idle at startup. P171 & P174 codes.

Actually, I think the far end of the brake booster hose connects to the sucking jet pump. Is this another routine 10-year maintenance replacement item? I suppose just the hose could be bad.

...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Rough idle at startup. P171 & P174 codes.

Rigged up a smoke tester this afternoon. It worked very well. I tapped into the system via the bottom, smaller hose on the upper intake boot F connector. I wasn't able to seal off the upper intake...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Rough idle at startup. P171 & P174 codes.

Starting to wonder if I knocked a hose loose in the vicinity of the rear end of the valve cover when I replaced the VCG or in the area of the idle control valve when I replaced the lower intake boot...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,022
Posted By erich330ci
Brake Fluid Flush / Replace Brake Lines?

It sounds like any objective and quantifiable performance difference, if any, or mere subjective difference in brake pedal "feel" between new OEM and new SS is negligible as it relates to street use....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,022
Posted By erich330ci
Brake Fluid Flush / Replace Brake Lines?

Thanks for the info. I'll go with stock if I end up replacing.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,022
Posted By erich330ci
Brake Fluid Flush / Replace Brake Lines?

[QUOTE=Sansho;15918105]I think OP was referring to the rubber lines that connect the metal lines to the calipers = CORRECT.

Rubber lines looked okay, but it seems it may be worthwhile to replace...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Rough idle at startup. P171 & P174 codes.

[QUOTE=jfoj;15917743]Overall I am not too concerned yet with what I see. It appears you probably have wideband pre cat O2 sensors? There is a difference in the values, but

What are your LTFT at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,022
Posted By erich330ci
Brake Fluid Flush / Replace Brake Lines?

Flushed brakes yesterday. Bav Auto brake bleeder kit was perfect, aside from some initial non-sealing issues due to a wonky gasket on the filler cap which were resolved after getting the gasket...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Rough idle at startup. P171 & P174 codes.

Bump. Anyone? Trying to determine O2 sensor operational status.

Thanks.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Rough idle at startup. P171 & P174 codes.

Here's the graph from this morning, starting up at 30 degrees F:

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Thanks.

Bump. Any thoughts on this, jfoj? I've done some research, but can't quite make heads or tails of the data....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-28-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Rough idle at startup. P171 & P174 codes.

Crap!!! Just realized you said to GRAPH. Later today or tomorrow. Sorry about that.

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Here's the graph from this morning, starting up at 30 degrees F:
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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Rough idle at startup. P171 & P174 codes.

Crap!!! Just realized you said to GRAPH. Later today or tomorrow. Sorry about that.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Rough idle at startup. P171 & P174 codes.

Bigger pics...

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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Rough idle at startup. P171 & P174 codes.

O2 sensors are properly plugged in.

The three pics below show the O2 sensors at about 5 seconds after initial cold start-up, then after 4:00 at steady idle, then about 4:05 at steady idle. Any...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,116
Posted By erich330ci
Rough idle at startup. P171 & P174 codes.

New OEM fuel pump, fuel pump gasket, fuel pump relay and fuel cap installed today. Car is running well, just as it has throughout this saga, but unfortunately the SES light is still on. I plan to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,022
Posted By erich330ci
Brake Fluid Flush / Replace Brake Lines?

Thanks, All, for the good advice. Didn't get to the brake flush today. Replaced fuel pump, though.

Eric H.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-25-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,022
Posted By erich330ci
Brake Fluid Flush / Replace Brake Lines?

2004 330ci - 87K miles. I'm going to flush my brake fluid for the first time tomorrow using Bavarian Autosport's brake bleeding kit. Looks very simple, but I have a few "basics" questions. I...
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