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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
I cleaned the trottle body with brake cleaner. It...

I cleaned the trottle body with brake cleaner. It looked good.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,391
Posted By fwthompson1984
It really is that easy. You can mess around and...

It really is that easy. You can mess around and put screw gauges and waste more time. Or this simple way can help get u back on the road faster. Dont be scared boys and girls.

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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-08-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 188,735
Posted By fwthompson1984
I have read several oil DIY and none of them...

I have read several oil DIY and none of them mention what the torque for the bolts on the main housing is. I would assume there is one???
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,692
Posted By fwthompson1984
I have a 2004 325i that has the same problem you...

I have a 2004 325i that has the same problem you are having. I have no codes tho. I just had a fuel pump fail and replaced it but now have a small yet annoying hesitation.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By fwthompson1984
test the fuel rail with a tire pressure guage. It...

test the fuel rail with a tire pressure guage. It should be around 50 with the ignition on. If its not then the fuel pump has gone or the fuel filter is bad. They go around 100k. Mine was bad at 89k....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,391
Posted By fwthompson1984
Regular fuel pressure for the rail should be...

Regular fuel pressure for the rail should be around 50 no lower then 35 psi.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,391
Posted By fwthompson1984
If you want to test the fuel pump and get that...

If you want to test the fuel pump and get that question out of the way testing it is as easy as checking your oil. Go buy a five dollar tire pressure guage the dial type. locate the fuel rail on your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
HAHA i love it. I baught the fuel pume off ebay...

HAHA i love it. I baught the fuel pume off ebay for $107 Just made sure to take out the old one and look at it then match it to one on ebay. I love this car. I have a few other back up cars so i was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
2003 325i

2003 325i
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
Today i got the new fuel pump in the mail,...

Today i got the new fuel pump in the mail, installed it, and what do you know. The thing runs like it did off the factory line. I cannot believe how simple it was. The dealer would have charged me a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
Mine has no vanos system. Sent from my...

Mine has no vanos system.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
Im not sure if the maf or the o2 sensors can...

Im not sure if the maf or the o2 sensors can control the fuel psi on the rail can they?

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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
Ok so i pulled the whole drivers side of the...

Ok so i pulled the whole drivers side of the engine off today and cleaned the icv throttle body and the disa then put everything back together tightly and correctly, dbl checked it all. There is now...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-30-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 103,924
Posted By fwthompson1984
fuel psi after new fuel pump installed?

After you installed the new fuel pump what was your psi on the rail?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
I changed the fuel filter and ut runs better but...

I changed the fuel filter and ut runs better but it has low fule pressure 10-20 psi on the fuel rail. Wtf. Im cleaning the throttle body now.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
Yeah. Ill try that first. The only other thing I...

Yeah. Ill try that first. The only other thing I have not done is the fuel filter.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
I took the disa out and it all seems well. Tore...

I took the disa out and it all seems well. Tore it all down and no problems. But plug It in and it starts the rattle deal.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
I ran injector cleaner with no result. I have...

I ran injector cleaner with no result. I have unpluged maf with no result. All the vacume hoses are fine. When I changed the boots I was very careful and percise. I even double checked with a spray...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
I did clean the MAF with no results.

I did clean the MAF with no results.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,620
Posted By fwthompson1984
03 325i Complete loss of power.

I just Baught a 03 325i with the m54 in it. I have done a complete tune up including the intake boots replaced. There are no lights on in the dash and all the sudden out of no where there is a huge...
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