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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By bmwci323
Another picture to show the pump casing cracked...

Another picture to show the pump casing cracked and with a big chunk missing
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By bmwci323
Picture

Notice how the shaft actually broke off
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By bmwci323
Solved!

Wow.. I pulled my oil pan to find the chain and sprocket off the oil pump..
The nut never came off. No no... The shaft snapped off!!!

The pump housing also had big hole/crack in the metal.. Very...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By bmwci323
So Finnaly was able to do some diagnoses on my...

So Finnaly was able to do some diagnoses on my oil pressure issues.

I've found that there is 0 oil being pushed when I crank my motor (with the oil filter exposed) .
Which leads me to believe it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By bmwci323
I was dreading that, but may be my only choice. ...

I was dreading that, but may be my only choice.

I just find it odd my engine still cranks. Which tells me it hasn't seized up.
Almost like no compression now?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By bmwci323
Update!

Well I checked out my oil filter and found 4 small half inch pieces of black plastic infront of the passages.
So I extracted them and thought perfect that might've been it.
I fired up the motor ,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By bmwci323
If it is indeed the oil pump nut, is there enough...

If it is indeed the oil pump nut, is there enough clearance to lower the oil pan to look at the nut?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By bmwci323
Thanks for the responses Yeah I'll try...

Thanks for the responses

Yeah I'll try everything about stated.
I have a feeling it's the oil pump nut..

I hope a bearing didn't give, although might not be a hard fix if need be.

I'll...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By bmwci323
No oil pressure!! *SOLVED*

So when I was pulling out onto the street from my house, I accelerated and then my red oil lamp came on and I could hear a metallic noise.

I fired off the car immediately.

It started it back up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By bmwci323
I just changed my oil from 5w30 to 0w40 mobile 1....

I just changed my oil from 5w30 to 0w40 mobile 1. (Obviously I changed it after the problem already arose)

I didn't know there should be a constant pressure at all times. I was under the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By bmwci323
e46 red oil lamp on cold starts!

Hi guys,

My car just started having this issue the past few days..

On a cold start, the (Low pressure) - Red oil lamp stays on for about 10 seconds. I don't notice any irregular noises or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By bmwci323
*** PrObLEm SOLVED!!*** I ended up cutting...

*** PrObLEm SOLVED!!***

I ended up cutting the heat insulation wrapped around all the wires, and I found all of the wires burnt together , and one of them cut .
I fixed the wire, code gone. And...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By bmwci323
Not sure about the pinch your talking about? I...

Not sure about the pinch your talking about?
I can chase the wire freely all the way to the black box on the driver side.

I was tried checking the prongs on the harness with a voltmeter/ohmeter....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By bmwci323
I definitely know it is the o2 sensor harness for...

I definitely know it is the o2 sensor harness for sure.
I even switched around the harnesses and the code remained the same for that harness..
I have chased the wiring all the way to the ecu....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By bmwci323
The heater wireing circuit?

The heater wireing circuit?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By bmwci323
I agree with you ib misleading, usually. I'll...

I agree with you ib misleading, usually.
I'll see what I have for fuses.

I have the proper voltage / ohmeter testing equipment, so would I want to unplug the harness and touch the prongs to each...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By bmwci323
E46 p0155, o2 changed. Code still apparent

Hey guys,

My car threw a p0155 o2 heater circuit malfunction(bank 2, sensor 1) code a few months ago.
Yes, Iam finally dealing with it now.

So, which seemed obvious.. I changed the bank 2...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,568
Posted By bmwci323
Just a thought.. I haven't been Able to track...

Just a thought.. I haven't been Able to track down a proper high pressure guage. But, what I remember , my system was never evacuated before refilled.

Which also leads me to say this, my ac was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,568
Posted By bmwci323
Thanks, I've read that a few times. It was part...

Thanks, I've read that a few times. It was part of my issue at first, but it is now beyond that.
Even with the charge, the compressor actually triggers, just not the fan.

Odd point - if I unplug...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,568
Posted By bmwci323
Will do, Maybe I can find a adapter for the...

Will do,
Maybe I can find a adapter for the high pressure off of my guage. I'll see what I can find nonetheless.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,568
Posted By bmwci323
Actually, I have a thermometer gauge that will...

Actually, I have a thermometer gauge that will work just fine..
I'll get everything re pressurized , but I am not convinced that will solve my issues seeing as tho I have had it at 30psi with no ac...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,568
Posted By bmwci323
Oh I never realized that.. Lol Okay. 30 psi -...

Oh I never realized that.. Lol
Okay.
30 psi - 35*f
35 psi - 40*f
40 psi - 45 *f

The pattern, as you can see, is very constant.

So when I was at 45 psi... - 50 *f
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,568
Posted By bmwci323
I'll check the temperature in the cabin, I will...

I'll check the temperature in the cabin, I will see what I can find for a gauge!
And, I unplugged the coolant temperature sensor , the fan never kicked on.

Now to short the coolant temp sensor...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,568
Posted By bmwci323
The interior vent temperature? Is that what u...

The interior vent temperature? Is that what u mean by Evap temperature?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,568
Posted By bmwci323
I set the AC refrigerant pressure at 30 then 40. ...

I set the AC refrigerant pressure at 30 then 40. I was referring to the outside temperature. Their Is a correlation of pressure and actual temperature
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