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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 633
Posted By DaHammer
Reman'ed OE Cats = $900 each x 2 = $1800.00 ...

Reman'ed OE Cats = $900 each x 2 = $1800.00

After selling my clogged OE cats to a scrap dealer, I have a $125 and a few hours of my time in a set of used OE cats. For a that kind of savings, I'll...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 633
Posted By DaHammer
Definitely check the exhaust back pressure, both...

Definitely check the exhaust back pressure, both before and after the converters, to confirm they are bad before replacing them.

Having said that, I went the used route on mine. I ended up buying...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By DaHammer
That's the one I was thinking of. I knew I had...

That's the one I was thinking of. I knew I had seen you post about it supporting them recently, just didn't recall the name of it. I will give it try.

Thanks for the explanation. That explains why...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By DaHammer
Yes, I was referring to the voltages.

Yes, I was referring to the voltages.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By DaHammer
I got my used cats from a fellow E46fanatics...

I got my used cats from a fellow E46fanatics member. The mileage was supposed to be low and the photos he sent looked good, no rusty bolts or etc, so I took a chance on them and ended up with a good...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By DaHammer
I have new wide band pre-cat sensors in mine and...

I have new wide band pre-cat sensors in mine and they hover around 1.5 under normal conditions, according to INPA. When I release the accelerator all at once they will shoot up off the scale for just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,113
Posted By DaHammer
I'd think most shops would be equipped to do...

I'd think most shops would be equipped to do exhaust back pressure tests. You might also try a muffler shop. If you want to do it yourself and not spring for the gauge forzam linked too, you could...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,779
Posted By DaHammer
The part number for the Texaco 8072B was...

The part number for the Texaco 8072B was 83220024359, which was superseded by 83220397114. 83220397114 is in fact Dexron VI. So BMW now says to use Dexron VI in the place of the Texaco fluid. And it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,779
Posted By DaHammer
I saw similar comments about using Redline D4 in...

I saw similar comments about using Redline D4 in the GM trannys from Crowz over at Bimmerfest. There has also been at least one other person who had problems using Dexron VI in the them. Check this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By DaHammer
I'm wandering if it got a little too friendly...

I'm wandering if it got a little too friendly with a Kia at a traffic light or something. :rofl:
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By DaHammer
Since you say you haven't dropped the pan, I...

Since you say you haven't dropped the pan, I assume the bolt head just stripped off but is still actually on the bolt and the wrench just won't grip it anymore?

Easyouts are aimed more at removing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By DaHammer
Yep, it is simply not true that running them low...

Yep, it is simply not true that running them low on fuel will ruin the pump. If that were true, I'd be replacing fuel pumps every few months. I'm very bad about not taking the time to get fuel and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 765
Posted By DaHammer
Doesn't INPA and DIS also do ABS codes? They're...

Doesn't INPA and DIS also do ABS codes? They're both free, except for the interface cable. Albeit they can be a little complicated to set up.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By DaHammer
Compression test will tell that there is a...

Compression test will tell that there is a problem with a cylinder. But a low compression reading can be caused by a number of different things.

A leak down test will allow you to pinpoint where...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,743
Posted By DaHammer
Use "his" guy? Haha! Right, I'd still be laughing...

Use "his" guy? Haha! Right, I'd still be laughing at the guy. If it were me, I wouldn't care less if an insurance company paid for it or if he paid for it out of pocket. But I dang sure wouldn't be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,053
Posted By DaHammer
Just because the lean codes haven't returned yet...

Just because the lean codes haven't returned yet doesn't mean you fixed the lean condition. Have you checked the fuel trims using a scan tool? By resetting the adaptions, all you are doing is 0'ing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,053
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: 1,639
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: 43
Views: 1,103
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: 793
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: 793
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: 793
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: 15
Views: 598
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: 1,742
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: 1,280
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...
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