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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 530
Posted By DaHammer
Resetting the adaptions will not keep the codes...

Resetting the adaptions will not keep the codes from coming back.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,089
Posted By DaHammer
"multiplicative" is synonymous with "long term"...

"multiplicative" is synonymous with "long term" on INPA, so I assume the same is true for your scan tool.

Doing a test drive while watching/logging the live data would be helpful. I recently went...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 427
Posted By DaHammer
Generally speaking, the lean codes are 1 of 2...

Generally speaking, the lean codes are 1 of 2 things. Either there is not enough fuel or there is too much air. If you didn't have the lean codes before you did the CCV, then an issue with that would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By DaHammer
It does not have wideband sensors according to...

It does not have wideband sensors according to the graph you plotted above.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By DaHammer
You can check the DISA diaphragm by manually...

You can check the DISA diaphragm by manually closing the butterfly valve, then place your finger over the bleed port to seal it off. Then release the butterfly valve. It should open a little and then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By DaHammer
P2096 is post-cat sensor bank 1 too lean. Are the...

P2096 is post-cat sensor bank 1 too lean. Are the post-cat O2 sensor voltages actually low (lean). None of the latter log files that you posted contain any O2 sensor data.

All of the logs you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By DaHammer
It's a very common issue on these cars. E46s seem...

It's a very common issue on these cars. E46s seem to have a lot of very common issues. Anyway, look around. There is lots of info on it. Check out this website:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,385
Posted By DaHammer
If that is accurate, I would have bought it in a...

If that is accurate, I would have bought it in a heart beat if the price was right. Dust or no dust. Don't blame you for taking a chance on it with no more miles than that on it.

A coolant leak...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,052
Posted By DaHammer
I haven't checked my pressures since I replaced...

I haven't checked my pressures since I replaced the cats but 3 PSI at 1500RPM is likely too high. You should see what it is at 3500 RPM or so. The best test would be to check the pressure going down...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By DaHammer
I've been logging the current draw on my car for...

I've been logging the current draw on my car for a little over 48 hours now and have learned a few interesting things about it. While in sleep mode, it draws around 21mA. Every 6 to 12 hours, there...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By DaHammer
True but I have an old Dell D830 running XP with...

True but I have an old Dell D830 running XP with a serial port that I use for all of my diagnostics, so the TekPower is perfect for me. In fact, I have it set and logging as I type this. Very simple...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By DaHammer
I ordered the TekPower TP4000ZC due to the...

I ordered the TekPower TP4000ZC due to the reviews.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000OPDFLM/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I agree with jfoj, 0.28mA is awfully low. I'd verify...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 688
Posted By DaHammer
You still haven't posted any freeze frame data....

You still haven't posted any freeze frame data. It's difficult for anyone to advise you without more to go on.

Which O2 sensor did you replace? Pre-Cat or Post-Cat? From what you said, it appears...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By DaHammer
Good luck. Got the same thing going on with my...

Good luck. Got the same thing going on with my 325i at the moment. I didn't notice it until a few weeks ago because until that time the car was a daily driver. Now it sits in the garage for 4 or 5...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 688
Posted By DaHammer
Check the fuel pressure & volume. Have it smoke...

Check the fuel pressure & volume. Have it smoke tested. Get a scan tool like jofj recommended so that you can view/log the live fuel trim data.

The threshold for setting P0171/P0174 is around +12%...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,498
Posted By DaHammer
The fuel trims have improved since last week. It...

The fuel trims have improved since last week. It appears to be fixed. I reset the adaptions with INPA after I installed the new MAF, but they have still improved after putting a 100 miles or so on...
Forum: Engine & Performance 03-14-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By DaHammer
Bump. Still for sale.

Bump. Still for sale.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,498
Posted By DaHammer
Could be, but it as been smoke tested 3 or 4...

Could be, but it as been smoke tested 3 or 4 times with no leaks found. The oil pan gasket has a very slight leak but I'm not sure if that would be a factor in the slightly high fuel trims or not.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,498
Posted By DaHammer
Update: Well I have my fingers crossed that...

Update:

Well I have my fingers crossed that I have finally put this issue to rest. I replaced the MAF sensor today with a new VDO MAF, reset the lambda adaptions and took the car for a about a 50...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 670
Posted By DaHammer
It's hard to beat BMWParts4U on price for genuine...

It's hard to beat BMWParts4U on price for genuine BMW parts.
http://bmwparts4u.com/partlocator/index.cfm?siteid=218130

BMW of Morristown is another good one.
http://www.bmw-oem-parts.com/
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,483
Posted By DaHammer
I here you op. I've owned many many vehicles over...

I here you op. I've owned many many vehicles over the years (including other BMWs) and the '03 325i E46 has without a doubt been the highest maintenance vehicle I have ever owned and I bought it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By DaHammer
Some axle sockets will work but best I recall it...

Some axle sockets will work but best I recall it is hit or miss whether or not they are deep enough. I ran across a thread somewhere (may have been here) that suggested a certain one that worked.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-28-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,498
Posted By DaHammer
Here is a log from a drive a couple days ago. ...

Here is a log from a drive a couple days ago.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hrpo9ysc98er9uh/trackLog-Interstate65MPH.csv?dl=0

I'm not sure what to make of it. The post-cat O2 sensors are running rich...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-28-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By DaHammer
What part of MS are you in? You can probably find...

What part of MS are you in? You can probably find a local indy that can do it for a reasonable amount. There is one in Tupelo that can do any programming you need on a BMW. Believe the software he...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-22-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,498
Posted By DaHammer
Does the Intake Air Temperature sensor have...

Does the Intake Air Temperature sensor have anything to do with fuel trims on the E46s where it is integrated into the MAF, e.g. the 5 wire MAFs? The readings for mine seem to be off to me, but it's...
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