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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 898
Posted By texlnghorn
Unhappy Yep I now have an OEM expansion tank and a bmw...

Yep I now have an OEM expansion tank and a bmw cap. But I might get the G.A.S cap. Now I have a small leak where the heat exchanger joins to the mounting plate. I did replace the radiator about a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 898
Posted By texlnghorn
If that was the case then wouldn't there be a ton...

If that was the case then wouldn't there be a ton of issues with manual transmission bimmers that only have the single electric fan?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 898
Posted By texlnghorn
The new tank and cap were not OEM. They were...

The new tank and cap were not OEM. They were both URO parts. After I did the bleeding procedure, I suctioned out as much of the coolant as I could with a bulb suction.

I'm definitely buying OEM...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 898
Posted By texlnghorn
Expansion Tank Blows after 2 months?

I replaced my expansion tank 2 months ago and this week it cracked.

Here is the whole story. In late July, my expansion tank cracked and spewed coolant all over the engine. 2 years and 25K miles...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-21-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 145,150
Posted By texlnghorn
Thanks, that worked. I destroyed all 4 screws in...

Thanks, that worked. I destroyed all 4 screws in the process. I should have paid attention to the DIY and ordered replacements prior to the dismantling. Oh well, I'll make a trip to the stealership...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-21-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 145,150
Posted By texlnghorn
Attempting this diy right now. I have the bumper...

Attempting this diy right now. I have the bumper off but I can't get the center duct pop out screws out. I have them unscrewed partially but they won't come out any further. They just spin. How...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By texlnghorn
It could be a bad DSC module. I have a 2000 323i...

It could be a bad DSC module. I have a 2000 323i and my DSC has been solid for about a year. I did some research on this awhile ago and talked to an indy mechanic I know and it turns out the...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-19-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By texlnghorn
Bingo, that was it. I didn't even think to check...

Bingo, that was it. I didn't even think to check the license plate lights. Both were gone. Easy fix. Cluster lights are now off.
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-14-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By texlnghorn
Both Rear Lights Illuminated on the Cluster

I have both rear lights illuminated on the cluster. I know the lights mean a bulb is burnt out. But all of the rear lights seem to be working. I checked brake lights and rear lights on both sides....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By texlnghorn
I can't help but I'm having the same problem with...

I can't help but I'm having the same problem with my 2000 323i. I changed the FSR today but no luck. My air works sometimes but now much less frequently. I need to figure out where the blower and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By texlnghorn
I wouldn't run this way for very long. I had a...

I wouldn't run this way for very long. I had a bad MAF for almost a year and it was running way to rich. I fried my O2 sensors and both cats. The cats are not cheap to replace. Get a new MAF....
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By texlnghorn
The FSR is the speed controller for the cabin...

The FSR is the speed controller for the cabin blower fan. I was asking if the FSR would have any affect on the auxiliary fan on the front of the condenser.

Also, I was curious what the procedure...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By texlnghorn
Electric fan conversion? The auxiliary fan in...

Electric fan conversion? The auxiliary fan in front of the condenser is electric. Are you referring to the clutch fan? I don't think the clutch fan has anything to do with the AC.

Having said...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By texlnghorn
AC Problems

I have been having AC problems and they have gotten worse. It started off with my AC blowing warm musty air when stopped in traffic. When I get up to speed the AC blows cool. I'm pretty sure this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,529
Posted By texlnghorn
Yes that is how the fan is supposed to work. ...

Yes that is how the fan is supposed to work. When the fluid inside the fan is cooler then the fan slips (i.e. it does not spin as fast as the water pump pulley it is attached to). But when the temp...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By texlnghorn
The sensors were direct fit Bosch sensors from...

The sensors were direct fit Bosch sensors from AutoZone. No mods were necessary. Would I be able to see/hear any exhaust? I'll try it later today.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By texlnghorn
The MAF is a new Siemens VDO MAF from Pelican. ...

The MAF is a new Siemens VDO MAF from Pelican. With the old MAF I was getting the P1188/P1189 codes. When I put in the new MAF, these codes went away and I immediately got P1182. I tried to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By texlnghorn
Thanks for the links. I've already spent $500+...

Thanks for the links. I've already spent $500+ on parts chasing these emissions codes. Whats another $500 :cry:. I ended up putting in an order for an Benchmark BEN71403F Direct Fit Catalytic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By texlnghorn
After replacing the pre cat O2 sensors I'm still...

After replacing the pre cat O2 sensors I'm still getting the p0420 code after about 150 miles of mixed use driving. I'm including the freeze frame data that was captured when the code was thrown. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By texlnghorn
I have an elm scan usb code reader and the obdwiz...

I have an elm scan usb code reader and the obdwiz software. I'm not really sure what I should be looking for related to the O2 sensors. Short term and long term fuel trims?

But based on the fact...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By texlnghorn
You have convinced me. I'll replace the pre cat...

You have convinced me. I'll replace the pre cat O2 sensors. I never really thought much about them because the car has been fine until I started getting p1188 and p1189. Since both pre cat sensors...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By texlnghorn
I did not run with a disconnected MAF. But...

I did not run with a disconnected MAF. But because the MAF was failing it was causing the engine to cycle between lean and rich. I never got a MAF code. I did try a MAF from a junk yard but it was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By texlnghorn
I think I ran my car rich for a year because of a...

I think I ran my car rich for a year because of a bad MAF. I had p1188/p1189 codes and replaced all the likely intake culprits and finally replaced the MAF and those codes went away. Then I got...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By texlnghorn
Catalytic Converter Questions

I need to replace the bank 1 cat in my 2000 323i. I have some questions:
1) Is bank 1 the front cat with the longer piping?
2) Do I need to replace any gaskets when I replace the cat. It looks...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By texlnghorn
Anyone have an idea what is causing the P0420? ...

Anyone have an idea what is causing the P0420? Bad Cat? Is this a doable job or am I going to need to take it in? Do I have to lift the engine?
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