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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By dino71
My GOD!!! This dam code does not want to go away....

My GOD!!! This dam code does not want to go away. After about 200 miles of driving over the weekend the dam P2096 code came back again. Does anyone know how to figure out what the hell to do to get...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,383
Posted By dino71
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By dino71
You may have a really dirty IDC or a really dirty...

You may have a really dirty IDC or a really dirty throttle body. How old is your fuel filter?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By dino71
Finally got rid of code P2096..for 200 miles and now it's back

Anyway..... I've had my check engine light on for about 4 months and in the great state of New Jersey you automatically fail inspection if that light is on. So I had the infamous P2096 code which is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,274
Posted By dino71
I am doing this right now and I put my pistons in...

I am doing this right now and I put my pistons in the freezer for about an hour to see if it helps with the installation of the outer ring.
Forum: Site Sponsor Specials and Sales 01-11-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,098
Posted By dino71
I have to say that that strut tower bad looks...

I have to say that that strut tower bad looks pretty bad compared to others I have seen and I will list some reasons.

1. is has two > 90 degree compound bends and I would bet my car that it's...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-10-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,808
Posted By dino71
Do not use crappy cell phones to take pictures,...

Do not use crappy cell phones to take pictures, use a big boy camera.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 01-09-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,818
Posted By dino71
Well some awesome guy on this board happen to...

Well some awesome guy on this board happen to have an engine laying around and got in touch with me and sold me what I needed. I can not believe the luck I had with E46fanatics.com This is the best...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 01-05-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,818
Posted By dino71
BMW junkyard parts in New Jersey

If any one knows a good junk yard in New Jersey that might have a few E46 engines in pieces already then can you please let me know.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 01-05-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By dino71
Anyone have a spare E46 VANOS assembly for parts?

I was just working on my car and I cracked the dam (exhaust side) cover with the 4 bolts that holds down the seals/spring and the things that spin in the VANOS.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,833
Posted By dino71
Can a really bad valve cover gasket that's...

Can a really bad valve cover gasket that's leaking cause the P2096?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-03-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,446
Posted By dino71
My car has 217,000 miles on it and I replaced the...

My car has 217,000 miles on it and I replaced the coolant about 4 times using Prestone 50/50. I just replaced the original water pump and thermostat and everything looked perfect inside the motor....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,833
Posted By dino71
I had the same codes as the OP but I still can...

I had the same codes as the OP but I still can not seem to get rid of that blasted P2096 code. I replaced the water pump, thermostat and fuel filter and I cleaned the MAF and that got rid of P0313...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By dino71
So there is only one bolt securing the oil pump...

So there is only one bolt securing the oil pump to the inside of the engine block? I am not looking forward to replacing the oil pan gasket :censor:
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By dino71
Can you elaborate on this?

Can you elaborate on this?
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-30-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By dino71
Yea that is scary, I am thinking about just...

Yea that is scary, I am thinking about just taking my 10+ year old car and just trading it in now!! Let someone else worry about it. Dose anyone know if there is a How to on replacing all the...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-30-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By dino71
Is there a way to visually inspect this? After...

Is there a way to visually inspect this? After 200K+ miles I feel a little clunk every now and then and was hoping it was only worn bushings.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-24-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,443
Posted By dino71
Hi Ken, I was there on 12/15 and they were pretty...

Hi Ken, I was there on 12/15 and they were pretty busy. They definitely made a great improvement to my car but one of my rims is a little bent and I have to get it rebalanced. I ended up needed a 4...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,950
Posted By dino71
Can you please tell me what kind of software you...

Can you please tell me what kind of software you are using to diagnose your cars systems? Is it downloadable? Could you burn me a copy?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-20-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,014
Posted By dino71
How on earth did all that sludge form inside your...

How on earth did all that sludge form inside your engine?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 36,011
Posted By dino71
After 210,000 miles on my car with the original...

After 210,000 miles on my car with the original water pump (no that's not a typo) I decided to order a a new water pump and thermostat from RMEuropean. I went with the Steward water pump. Someone in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,104
Posted By dino71
I have a question, does the thermostat housing...

I have a question, does the thermostat housing have any kind of electronic connector? How does it pop a code?
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-15-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,443
Posted By dino71
I just made an appointment with Freedman Auto for...

I just made an appointment with Freedman Auto for a front end alignment so I will post a review tonight.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,834
Posted By dino71
Can you post a picture of where you performed the...

Can you post a picture of where you performed the fix?
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 09-06-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By dino71
Wont you fail NJ Inspection by removing the...

Wont you fail NJ Inspection by removing the catalytic?
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