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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-27-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 190,174
Posted By Xeus
Yellow tag, green tag, blue tag? Where are these?...

Yellow tag, green tag, blue tag? Where are these? On the transmission or on the charts? I have a 11/98 built E46 323i. According to the transmission charts, I have a GM5 (A5S360R) transmission. It...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-21-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Xeus
I used to have the same codes and I replaced the...

I used to have the same codes and I replaced the MAF. p1250, p0302 cleared. P1189, 1188, 0101 appeared for a short while then cleared. Now I have 1770 and 1747. the idle was rough before the MAF...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
Solved the codes

First of all, this is going to be a long post.

I realized my problem(s) were related to bunch of different parts.

The intermittent transmission/rough idling/loss of torque problems:

These...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 42,987
Posted By Xeus
It took me a while to record and upload a video....

It took me a while to record and upload a video. Yesterday, the engine fired up right away first try in the morning. Then I drove 3 miles stopped by at a local store, spent 20 mins inside and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 42,987
Posted By Xeus
Starter whirrs but engages intermittently

First of all, it is a very informative post. Thank you. I read the first post but did not have time to read all the posts except the ones with instructions.

The starter always whirrs no matter...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
I did a little research in the mean time while I...

I did a little research in the mean time while I was about to give up. I found some threads that the MAF and air filter can cause the transmission go in limp mode. Then Doug had said, K&N is a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
Last night I replaced horn relay with fuel pump...

Last night I replaced horn relay with fuel pump relay, it helped a little bit but I do not think my problem is the fuel pump.

I disconnected the MAF while the engine was idling, the revs decreased...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
Here's some more info and research findings; ...

Here's some more info and research findings;

In the last 2 days, I tested the alternator assuming that it is not providing enough power. When I disconnected the neg battery cable while the car is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
Heeeeellllpppp!!!

Heeeeellllpppp!!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,905
Posted By Xeus
I have a rattling sound from the VANOS, I...

I have a rattling sound from the VANOS, I replaced the seals in 2012 with beisans. I think either the timing chain tensioner or the secondary timing chain tensioner is causing the problem. TCT seems...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,408
Posted By Xeus
It could be a vacuum leak, oil pan gasket and...

It could be a vacuum leak, oil pan gasket and valve cover gasket maybe leaking.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
bump

bump
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
http://youtu.be/N-HCRVuNrk8 Here is the engine...

http://youtu.be/N-HCRVuNrk8 Here is the engine rattle, or maybe bad pulleys?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
Here is the video. Even after cleaning and...

Here is the video. Even after cleaning and tests. It may be a faulty starter but that alone does not explain the erratic idle and stalls.

http://youtu.be/JPFOXIxSt-c
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
CEL worked the first time I replaced the spark...

CEL worked the first time I replaced the spark plugs, cleaned the parts and put them back on and started the engine. After that I cleared the codes. CEL does not turn on now but when I scanned the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
Here is more info, I checked the voltage on...

Here is more info,

I checked the voltage on the battery. It read 12.45V before the ignition and read 14.08V after the ignition. I think alternator is working fine. Then I drove around a little...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,940
Posted By Xeus
Mine gets worse during warm weather. What does...

Mine gets worse during warm weather. What does that mean?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
More info and questions; MAF seems to be...

More info and questions;

MAF seems to be working fine, no more codes after clearing them except p1622 which is a faulty thermostat. Intermittently P0340 shows a pending fault even after changing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
Last night after I drove 15 miles, the engine...

Last night after I drove 15 miles, the engine stalled at the entrance of the apartment parking lot for the first time ever since I did a maintenance in 2012. It fired up after 4th try and I parked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Xeus
P0101 related issues (How to diagnose the problem)

Hello fellas,

I have been on the forum for a while and I have learned a lot from you guys. Now, I am helping other BMW owners. Once again, I need your help and I am also here to share my thoughts...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,962
Posted By Xeus
I got mine from autozone 2 years ago when the old...

I got mine from autozone 2 years ago when the old one started to fail. The one I bought was a remanufactured bosch alternator. No problems so far. Autozone charges you for the core and when you...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-07-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By Xeus
SES on? any codes?

SES on? any codes?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 35,176
Posted By Xeus
Thanks for the advice guys. I will try Iron-x or...

Thanks for the advice guys. I will try Iron-x or Tar-x because I already washed it with dish soap. Although it was a cheap brand not Dawn, it should have been able to remove it, right?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,734
Posted By Xeus
I think it's weird that some of us have had...

I think it's weird that some of us have had fitment problems with behr and nissens, some haven't. I guess I will give Nissens a shot. Although, I agree with hitbyastick, I do not have the budget to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,734
Posted By Xeus
Resurrecting and old thread. but I have some...

Resurrecting and old thread. but I have some questions about the cars. elbee, do you have a manual or automatic? Has anyone had fitment issues for the cars with automatic tranny?
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