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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By mastamind518
These codes are from an auto zone code reader. ...

These codes are from an auto zone code reader.


P1510 Idle Speed Control Valve Stuck
P0170 Fuel Trim Malfunction (Bank 1)
P0173 Fuel Trim Malfunction (Bank 2)
P1188 Fuel Control (Bank 1 Sensor...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By mastamind518
Car not Starting

The car is cranking and stays for about half a second before it turns off. The battery and the starter seem to be fine. What should be the next component inspected? (Fuel pump, ignition, coil, etc.?)...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 01-16-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 20,445
Posted By mastamind518
if you go for a 335, be sure to ask about hpfp...

if you go for a 335, be sure to ask about hpfp issue (high pressure fuel pump). i went with 07 328 cuz i didnt want to deal with hpfp problem since i drive 50+ miles a day. love it so far. its more...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 01-16-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,009
Posted By mastamind518
the previous owner's son filled up with midgrade...

the previous owner's son filled up with midgrade gasoline. I put premium and havent heard noise anymore.
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 12-03-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,009
Posted By mastamind518
Engine Knocking when starting

I was looking to purchase a 2008 328i and I notice an engine knocking sound upon start up. 2-3 knocks (while starting) and then it disappears. Seemed to be coming from within the engine.
No other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,987
Posted By mastamind518
Or does anyone know how the lock mechanism works...

Or does anyone know how the lock mechanism works behind the door panel? What/where I would have to pull/push to get the door to unlock behind the door panel? if i can get a pair of nose pliers back...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,987
Posted By mastamind518
called the car lockout service, the guy was able...

called the car lockout service, the guy was able to unlock it by placing a air bag between the B pillar and inflating it. And then using a rod to pull on the door handle from the inside.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,987
Posted By mastamind518
Any tips for getting into the car? I don't have...

Any tips for getting into the car? I don't have AAA so will I have to call a car lockout service?

Or is there any way to open the hood so i can get access to the jumper point? Maybe my battery did...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,987
Posted By mastamind518
Yea that's what's weird about this situation. The...

Yea that's what's weird about this situation. The car will not unlock manually with the key. I should add that it was a little difficult turning the key to the right. Almost as if it was stuck. Not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,987
Posted By mastamind518
car won't unlock

My car will not unlock with either the remote or actually putting the key into the door and turning. When I press the buttons on the key, I hear no mechanical sounds at all. Trunk will not open...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,240
Posted By mastamind518
Thanks for the input. I was about to change my...

Thanks for the input. I was about to change my starter yesterday for a new one, but before the mechanic started the work, I had him put a multimeter up to the starter to see if it was getting power....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,240
Posted By mastamind518
I was trying to avoid the dealer... but i guess...

I was trying to avoid the dealer... but i guess this leaves me with no option.

Is it possible to just change the relay? Thats what seems to be the problem if its starting sometimes and not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,240
Posted By mastamind518
ok, so i had a mechanic hook up a multimeter to...

ok, so i had a mechanic hook up a multimeter to the trigger wire going to the starter, and its not getting any power. He narrowed it down to the EWS immobilizer unit (little white box held in by 2...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,240
Posted By mastamind518
No, my car key only has a "3" keychain on it. I...

No, my car key only has a "3" keychain on it. I keep my other keys on a different keychain.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,240
Posted By mastamind518
Thanks for the input. Fuel filter is about a year...

Thanks for the input. Fuel filter is about a year old. I changed the battery in March. I checked fuses also. The car starts and works just fine when it does start, so the above scenarios don't fit.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,240
Posted By mastamind518
So from researching some more, people say it...

So from researching some more, people say it might be the key. I just drove to college yesterday so don't have access to my second key. if i can get it started, i can drive home and get the key.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,240
Posted By mastamind518
2000 323i wont start, please help

Problem: Car starts sometime, and other times, i turn the key and nothign happens; no starter crank, no sounds, nothing, only dashlights, a/c, etc come on.

Story:

No previous issues like this...
Forum: Parting Out 02-21-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,610
Posted By mastamind518
do you still have the valve cover? PM me if...

do you still have the valve cover?

PM me if you do.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-21-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,441
Posted By mastamind518
I used JB weld on my cracked valve cover. It...

I used JB weld on my cracked valve cover. It cracked from over tightening a bolt.

Its still leaking, so I might have to redo the job.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-18-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,917
Posted By mastamind518
very nice. congrats on the carpc. its been an...

very nice. congrats on the carpc. its been an ongoing project for me for the past year, keep finding new things to add...

keeps me busy, so not complaining
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-17-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,568
Posted By mastamind518
good to know... mine is approaching 5 years....

good to know... mine is approaching 5 years. keeping jumper cables in my trunk for the day it dies on me...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-17-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 27,633
Posted By mastamind518
great mod. too bad there aren't any $40 ones left...

great mod. too bad there aren't any $40 ones left on ebay...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-17-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 423,003
Posted By mastamind518
i thought the valve cover was just black plastic....

i thought the valve cover was just black plastic. didnt realize it was painted.

unless you painted it before and now its peeling
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By mastamind518
i agree with thefrog, it runs to the antenna amp...

i agree with thefrog, it runs to the antenna amp in 99-01 cars. without it plugged in, the radio quality drops.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2009, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By mastamind518
thanks. how much did it cost you from the...

thanks. how much did it cost you from the dealership?
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