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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By jfoj
Need to see Fuel Trims even now, this will give...

Need to see Fuel Trims even now, this will give us an idea as to what is going on. Should only have Bank #1 & #2 STFT and LTFT.
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By jfoj
Updating the firmware will not show any codes. ...

Updating the firmware will not show any codes.

You will need to drive the car and see if any codes pop, but the Emission Readiness Monitors are not cleared, so this may keep codes from popping...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By jfoj
I personally would take the lazy way out. ...

I personally would take the lazy way out.

Get/borrow a fuel pressure tester with a bleed off port. Most have them for verifying fuel pump Volume.

Then I would get at least a empty 2 gallon gas...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By jfoj
You either do not have that CReaderVI hooked up...

You either do not have that CReaderVI hooked up to your car or you need to update the software/firmware in the CReader.

These cars do not have more than 2 banks, not sure what the tool is looking...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By jfoj
Smoke Test, Freeze Frame and Fuel Trim data.

Smoke Test, Freeze Frame and Fuel Trim data.
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By jfoj
Did you fully seat/slide the bail connector onto...

Did you fully seat/slide the bail connector onto the sending unit?

Did you buy a sending unit/pump combination or just a pump and reuse your old sending unit?
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By jfoj
Read the 1st link below in my signature. ...

Read the 1st link below in my signature.

Search YouTube for Scotty Smoke Test. Smoke test both the intake air path and the crankcase.

Post Freeze Frame and Fuel Trims at warm idle.

Replace...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By jfoj
Also check this link -...

Also check this link - http://e46fanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?p=16234217

Torque is a good tool, the user interface has too much hidden and is a bit clunky in my opinion. Takes about 15-20...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By jfoj
OK, this makes sense, just wanted to make sure...

OK, this makes sense, just wanted to make sure this was possible to have such a low engine coolant temp at highway speeds. Not many of use can jump on the highway right away.



Well this is a...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By jfoj
You need to get data so we can determine what is...

You need to get data so we can determine what is going on.

If you have a smart phone and $35 you can get a OBDII App and interface that will run circles around the AutoZone reader.

It does not...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By jfoj
CCV will not cause a car to die and no start...

CCV will not cause a car to die and no start unless is sucks oil out of the pan and hydrolocks the engine. Usually only happens in the Winter when the CCV freezes up.

You either have a bad load of...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By jfoj
Need Freeze Frame and Fuel Trim data. Fuel Trim...

Need Freeze Frame and Fuel Trim data. Fuel Trim at warm ideal an steady highway cruise is needed.

Read the first 2 links below in my signature .

I would question fuel pump and filter, but...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By jfoj
I reuse the original fuel pump seals all the time...

I reuse the original fuel pump seals all the time without problems.

If the seal is not installed correctly, you will have a fuel leak on a tank that is fully filled up to about 7/8ths of a tank....
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By jfoj
No, you do not want to remove the DISA and ever...

No, you do not want to remove the DISA and ever try to start an engine as there is no way to limit or throttle the air. In some cases this action could cause a run away engine that cannot be...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By jfoj
DO NOT REMOVE THE DISA, maybe you stated the...

DO NOT REMOVE THE DISA, maybe you stated the wrong component??

Just pop the air filter or remove the upper intake hose from the MAF, which ever is easier. Spray a real 2 second burst of starting...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By jfoj
Occasionally you can get a bad load of fuel that...

Occasionally you can get a bad load of fuel that will not allow the engine to start/run. What happens is you check and verify fuel pressure, but do not know the fuel quality. Then you spin your...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By jfoj
Very common problem is how the sending unit...

Very common problem is how the sending unit gasket is installed.

The gasket must be put on the tank first. There is a groove in the side of the gasket that must be put on the lip of the tank.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By jfoj
A few more comments. 1. In the attached...

A few more comments.

1. In the attached Freeze Frame info, I see the Engine Coolant Temp was around 170F but the Vehicle Speed was 59 MPH. How long has the engine been running, how far had the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By jfoj
You claim the engine has fuel, but a $3 can of...

You claim the engine has fuel, but a $3 can of starting fluid will confirm 100% sure if the problem is fuel or not.

Also read this - http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1011677
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By jfoj
Only time I ever see real O2 sensor codes is when...

Only time I ever see real O2 sensor codes is when the heaters fail, otherwise you have to graph them from cold start to find the lazy ones.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By jfoj
You really want to test O2 sensors, read this and...

You really want to test O2 sensors, read this and pay attention to the graphs at the end - http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?p=16203456
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By jfoj
Sounds good, maybe you picked this up from some...

Sounds good, maybe you picked this up from some off my comments on other threads? but this is a wise thing to do.




Is is possible that the Emission Readiness Monitors are not clearing and...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By jfoj
You have an OBDII tool?? If not, you NEED one. ...

You have an OBDII tool?? If not, you NEED one.

You have a smart phone and $35? Get an App and interface.

Fuel Trims are useful here.

As mentioned fuel pumps are issues, read the 2nd link...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 849
Posted By jfoj
Sometimes strange things happen with fuel...

Sometimes strange things happen with fuel filter/pumps.

So here is one possible clue - Ignition firing order is 1-5-3-6-2-4.

The engine load seems a bit high, this is usually calculated. You...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By jfoj
No need to go after a compression test at this...

No need to go after a compression test at this point.

How did you determine the read O2 sensor wiring was crossed?

What is kind of alarming is the are no P0171/0174 codes with the Fuel Trims I...
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