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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By jfoj
Need codes, Freeze Frame info and Fuel Trims. ...

Need codes, Freeze Frame info and Fuel Trims.

15 year old car, fuel filter and pump are likely way over due.

Read the first 2 links below in my signature.
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By jfoj
http://torque-bhp.com/wiki/USB BUT, you have...

http://torque-bhp.com/wiki/USB

BUT, you have to have an adapter cable for your phone to use the USB.

Again, if you had listened, you DO NOT NEED anything that is BMW specialized.

P1xxx code...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By jfoj
Duct/Duck tape or replace it. You have a...

Duct/Duck tape or replace it.

You have a 14-15 year old car, if it is rubber and under the hood, it should have been replaced about 5 years ago!
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:43 PM
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Posted By jfoj
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1049...

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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By jfoj
The Hidden OBC Voltage display is usually about...

The Hidden OBC Voltage display is usually about 0.2-0.3 Volts lower than the value that you may measure at the battery terminals, this is due to internal Voltage drop within the vehicle wiring.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By jfoj
First, not sure I would call what you have as the...

First, not sure I would call what you have as the proper tool. I do not know what the tool you have does and its capabilities. You DO NOT need a BMW specific tool for your issue.

You would be...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By jfoj
Depends what part(s) you need.

Depends what part(s) you need.
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By jfoj
Could be a coil, could be a Lean problem due to a...

Could be a coil, could be a Lean problem due to a vacuum leak or something else like a flaky DISA.

Also give the age or your car, could be oil pooling in the spark plug well due to a bad valve...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum Today, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 290
Posted By jfoj
Rarely have I seen power problems with the SAP...

Rarely have I seen power problems with the SAP vacuum solenoid. More problems with the vacuum lines breaking/deteriorating.
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By jfoj
Warm idle Fuel Trims will tell you what may be...

Warm idle Fuel Trims will tell you what may be going on as well.
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By jfoj
Smoke test crankcase as well, valve cover cracks...

Smoke test crankcase as well, valve cover cracks are an issue that gets overlooked.

Dipstick O-ring not likely to have any relationship to the small Evap leak, likely gas cap or purge hoses.
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By jfoj
See the 1st link below in my signature. ...

See the 1st link below in my signature.

Inspect the DISA and replace the DISA O-ring. Replace the CCV and intake boots.

Not likely an injector, these engines have few injector issues.

Search...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum Today, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 290
Posted By jfoj
Not sure would jump on the Kombi valve, the do...

Not sure would jump on the Kombi valve, the do not fail often.

You should be able to jump 2 to 6 and send power to the pump connector.

To be safe, you can unplug the pump, use the test light...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 09:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 758
Posted By jfoj
Best to start a new thread specific to your...

Best to start a new thread specific to your problem.

Do yourself a favor and do not jump to conclusions on these issues, most driveability issues are pretty simple issues when you get to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By jfoj
Suggest just replacing the FSR as these are known...

Suggest just replacing the FSR as these are known problems and can be intermittent.
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 758
Posted By jfoj
No, but ANY generic OBDII tool will support any...

No, but ANY generic OBDII tool will support any manufacturer specific code that will trigger the SES/CEL/MIL.

But also note this, manufacturer specialized codes that do not light the SES/CEL/MIL...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum Today, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 290
Posted By jfoj
IF, the test light cable is long enough you can...

IF, the test light cable is long enough you can just pop the hood and connect to the positive jump start point under the hood.

If the test light cable is not long enough or big enough to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 06:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 758
Posted By jfoj
Glad you ware able to get the SAP Readiness...

Glad you ware able to get the SAP Readiness Monitor to clear.

Unfortunately for what ever reason the log file did not show the engine running and the O2 sensor Voltages never changed.

Something...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 06:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,258
Posted By jfoj
Water leaks at back doors is almost always the...

Water leaks at back doors is almost always the foam vapor barrier sealant along the lower edge of door has let go. Common problem on all BMW's of this vintage.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 991
Posted By jfoj
FYI, the newest software update for the CReaderVI...

FYI, the newest software update for the CReaderVI is 2.04.00.

Suggest you update your tool to the latest version software.

Often times I have seen a tool have issues with newer version of...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum Yesterday, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 290
Posted By jfoj
Testing the relay for continuity does not mean...

Testing the relay for continuity does not mean the relay is good. The SAP pulls a LOT of current and the contacts may be burnt.

This is why a test like is wise over a meter.

Then you can also...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 290
Posted By jfoj
Bad/Melted connection or problem with the relay. ...

Bad/Melted connection or problem with the relay.

Suggest you use a test light to verify BOTH the postive/12 Volt feed and ground path.

If the pump will not run, it may have shorted and caused...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum Yesterday, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 290
Posted By jfoj
OK, we will start over with the assumption that...

OK, we will start over with the assumption that the xi cars never had the MAF based SAP systems.

So you should have a SAP pump with a single output hose, a vacuum controlled Kombi valve, a vacuum...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum Yesterday, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 290
Posted By jfoj
That's interesting, not what RealOEM was showing...

That's interesting, not what RealOEM was showing for both the '04/'05 325xi and 330xi!

I have not seen any xi's later than 2003 as I recall.

This is why I want to see pictures of what the OP...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 26,323
Posted By jfoj
Suggest you check out a smart phone OBDII App and...

Suggest you check out a smart phone OBDII App and interface for $35 or less, it will do a lot more than you might think!

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=967204
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