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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2017, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By MRjayr
Hi BMW North, Ill have a look at your awesome...

Hi BMW North,
Ill have a look at your awesome E46 fan assembly guide as soon as i get a chance, i did quickly flick through it and unfortunately my e46 has the M43 engine and so i can not control...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By MRjayr
Hi BMW North, Yes i did the inpa fan test & the...

Hi BMW North,
Yes i did the inpa fan test & the fan does turn on my only concern about the fan is i think it spins too slow...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2017, 03:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By MRjayr
After some more testing i found the following to...

After some more testing i found the following to also be unusual

1)over heating only occurs while the a/c is on.

2)when the a/c is on it pushes the idle to 900-1000rpm isnt this a little too...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By MRjayr
Ok so i started the car let it warm up its...

Ok so i started the car let it warm up its currently 28c or 80F outside and the car did something unusual as the temperature gauge was climbing to the center. It was almost in the middle then i...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By MRjayr
Wow thanks guys for all the input, i can...

Wow thanks guys for all the input, i can definitely feel the love here for my humble 318i...

Ok i think the engine code is m43 btu19 similar to those found on the e36...

I think the water pump...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By MRjayr
E46 High Temp, now normal?

Hi All,

My wifes 99 318i 1.9 Auto has presented the below condition and was hoping someone with a bit of experience or have had a similar thing happen to them weigh in.

Scenario 1) Ambient temp...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By MRjayr
Thanks for all the replies. Im start...

Thanks for all the replies. Im start investigating on the symptoms of a failing water pump. Yeah im using the Nulon green coolant.. type A i think it is heres the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By MRjayr
Leaking Coolant 99 E46

Hi all,
My wifes E46 318i 99 has been looking coolant lately. Every 10 days or so the expansion tank is going low and so she gets the low coolant sign on her dash.

The car has not overheated &...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
Posted By MRjayr
Ok so I swapped Cylinder 4s spark plug with 1 and...

Ok so I swapped Cylinder 4s spark plug with 1 and started the car, observed the rough values and they remain similar. Here is a pictures of what cylinder 4 spark plug looks like. I noticed there was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
Posted By MRjayr
Antti: The car idles quiet smooth now that i...

Antti: The car idles quiet smooth now that i changed the MAF.

Cvx: Thanks for the info. Ill swap plug 4 with 1 and see if that makes a difference just to rule out the spark plugs. Ill try to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By MRjayr
Yes its such a good feeling when you're car is...

Yes its such a good feeling when you're car is back to normal!
But to be honest i dont think it was the disa as the car ran similar to pre-installation of the new disa. So id have to say it was the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
Posted By MRjayr
Do these INPA values look correct???

Good evening Fanatics,
Just want to make sure "Bob" wifes car is all well and sorted before I hand him back over to her. I just changed the MAF & DISA and all seems well now. I did take some pics of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By MRjayr
PROBLEM RESOLVED! CULPRIT = MAF SENSOR! Got a...

PROBLEM RESOLVED! CULPRIT = MAF SENSOR! Got a second hand one and car runs totally fine, power is restored all through out the rev range.

Took it to a mechanic and he thought it was a blocked fuel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By MRjayr
changed the DISA and reset adaptation values. Car...

changed the DISA and reset adaptation values. Car is running worse now when warm! Its a real challenge to get it over 70kmph...
But again when MAF is not plugged in car has heaps more power, more...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By MRjayr
Ok i think i finally found the main source of my...

Ok i think i finally found the main source of my leak. But it doesnt look like its coming from a hose. In addition it only leaks when there is a fair amount of pressure being forced into the intake....
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By MRjayr
Ok will look into that too. Anyway i done a smoke...

Ok will look into that too. Anyway i done a smoke test and didnt really see much smoke. I did see some but very little.

Small Box: A tiny little bit of smoke was coming out from here but not a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By MRjayr
Hi jfoj, Thanks so much for the videos! I'll...

Hi jfoj,

Thanks so much for the videos! I'll be trying this tomorrow & hope I find a leak somewhere.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2016, 02:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By MRjayr
I used INPA and they are the codes i got but...

I used INPA and they are the codes i got but just cleared them. I figured ill clear them because I removed the MAF just before. The error codes should be back tomorrow though lol
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2016, 01:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By MRjayr
I see, thanks for the explanation. I just re...

I see, thanks for the explanation. I just re checked the codes and its NOT 153 but is actually #141 - lambda regulation control range block. Does this make more sense? Or does this narrow it down to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By MRjayr
Ok great to know that info between MAF &...

Ok great to know that info between MAF & transmission light! Anyway heres a video of what the car sounds like in the morning when cold. You can see that the idling improves after the MAF is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By MRjayr
Lambda Probe or AFM or something else?

Hi all,

My wifes car is a 99 E46 318i automatic and has been running terrible when cold for the last month.

If the temp needle is on the blue side & when you put your foot on the pedal there is...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-31-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,224
Posted By MRjayr
Click on the picture to resize, it will take you...

Click on the picture to resize, it will take you to imageshack link
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-31-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,224
Posted By MRjayr
LOL first time ive ever heard of people complaing...

LOL first time ive ever heard of people complaing pictures too big. You cant scroll to the right??

goodtohave yeah i kind of figured that after i posted the thread, but i suppose it helps which...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-14-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,224
Posted By MRjayr
Lightbulb **E46 DYI: How to make Cigarette Lighter turn ON/OFF with Accessories in 5 MINS!**

This mod is regarding the annoying issue of having a constant power source running to the cigarette lighter. If like me you have accesories such as GPS or an IPOD transmitter in it, it can be very...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-06-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By MRjayr
Got under the car again this afteroon only to...

Got under the car again this afteroon only to find more split bushes =\ Thankfully its all part of the same control arm.
This is the drivers side with 2 broken ball joint rubbers and passenger side...
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