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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By DaHammer
Here is a log from a drive a couple days ago. ...

Here is a log from a drive a couple days ago.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hrpo9ysc98er9uh/trackLog-Interstate65MPH.csv?dl=0

I'm not sure what to make of it. The post-cat O2 sensors are running rich...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By DaHammer
What part of MS are you in? You can probably find...

What part of MS are you in? You can probably find a local indy that can do it for a reasonable amount. There is one in Tupelo that can do any programming you need on a BMW. Believe the software he...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By DaHammer
Does the Intake Air Temperature sensor have...

Does the Intake Air Temperature sensor have anything to do with fuel trims on the E46s where it is integrated into the MAF, e.g. the 5 wire MAFs? The readings for mine seem to be off to me, but it's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-22-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By DaHammer
Starless over at Bimmerfest runs it in his and...

Starless over at Bimmerfest runs it in his and said that it was the only fluid he could find that worked to his satisfaction in his A5S390R.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=656541
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 515
Posted By DaHammer
You could also remove oil cooler return line from...

You could also remove oil cooler return line from the cooler and use it to get all of the old fluid out instead of changing it 2 or 3 times. You'd start the car with it in a bucket, run car for a few...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By DaHammer
Hmmm, that's an interesting article even though...

Hmmm, that's an interesting article even though the CCV on my car doesn't fall in that time frame. The article suggests that a symptom of a faulty valve is "fuel trim fault codes". But my question is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By DaHammer
The entire system was replaced on 7/28/2009,...

The entire system was replaced on 7/28/2009, 115,000 miles ago. The oil return line, as well as all of the others were in good shape a month or so ago when I looked at them last. The car was also...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 515
Posted By DaHammer
^^^^^ This. You should have the brakes applied...

^^^^^ This. You should have the brakes applied while you are shifting through the gears. The wheels are not moving.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By DaHammer
The CCV system on the car is several years old...

The CCV system on the car is several years old and has around 115,000 miles on it. It is on my list of preventive maintenance items to replace but I haven't gotten around to it yet. I test it with a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By DaHammer
I don't think Torque does custom PIDs but I will...

I don't think Torque does custom PIDs but I will investigate that. I wander if software like AutoEnginuity supports the wideband sensors.

If you get a chance to play around with them, that would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By DaHammer
jfoj, Do you know of any scan tool software...

jfoj,

Do you know of any scan tool software with logging capabilities that recognizes the wideband A/F O2 sensors and displays the equivalencies? Torque Pro only sees 1 of them and labels it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 876
Posted By DaHammer
I had planned to sell the old ones for scrap but...

I had planned to sell the old ones for scrap but will check around and see about cutting them open. I'm not sure what they are worth at today's scrap prices, as they have been falling constantly the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 876
Posted By DaHammer
I put a short piece of 2x6 lumber on top of a...

I put a short piece of 2x6 lumber on top of a floor jack and raised the engine by jacking it underneath the oil pan. You only have a raise it maybe half an inch, if that. Just enough to relieve the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 876
Posted By DaHammer
$250 for a set with 91,000 miles on them. Found...

$250 for a set with 91,000 miles on them. Found them in the part out forum on this message board. I've seen them go for $200 to $400 here and on Ebay. There is a place in Atlanta (European Auto...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By DaHammer
The pre-cat sensors are the wideband sensors and...

The pre-cat sensors are the wideband sensors and Torque doesn't recognize them. They are new though. I can log the post cat sensors if that will help.

Is there some other tool that will recognize...
Forum: Engine & Performance 02-15-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By DaHammer
Valve Cover Gasket (New)

I purchased a new valve cover gasket for my '03 325i with intentions of using it. I ended up having to replace the entire valve cover and the new one came with a new gasket so I don't need the other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 876
Posted By DaHammer
Replacing the exhaust manifolds solved the P16A7,...

Replacing the exhaust manifolds solved the P16A7, misfires and going into limp mode on mine. It also restored the engines power. Amazing the amount of difference in power. I'd forgotten how powerful...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By DaHammer
Just fixed this very issue on my '03 325i. The...

Just fixed this very issue on my '03 325i. The problem was partially clogged cats. Don't know why they were partially clogged. The car doesn't use any oil, doesn't loose coolant and doesn't run rich....
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By DaHammer
Update: I bought a used set of exhaust...

Update:

I bought a used set of exhaust manifolds from a fellow forum member and finally got them installed. Installing them wasn’t as bad as I was expecting. A flex head ratchet is an absolute...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-06-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By DaHammer
Looking at your other thread...

Looking at your other thread (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1064034&highlight=), I see you have the 28A2, aka P16A7. I have the exact same thing going on with mine. Lean on bank 1...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-06-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,035
Posted By DaHammer
I'd try the software update before I'd swap the...

I'd try the software update before I'd swap the transmission. My '03 325i was doing the same thing. Drive wouldn't engage when it was cold. Press the accelerator and it wouldn't move forward at first...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By DaHammer
The Indy also said the rear cat was running about...

The Indy also said the rear cat was running about 75 degrees hotter than the front cat, measured on the surface with an infrared. That didn't sound significant to me though.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By DaHammer
The gauge I used was a $40 one off amazon, 0-15...

The gauge I used was a $40 one off amazon, 0-15 PSI with a 0.6 PSI resolution. I figure with the back being as high as it is compared to the front that that is a problem. But i haven't been able to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By DaHammer
The new MAF didn't fix it. So I had my Indy run a...

The new MAF didn't fix it. So I had my Indy run a few tests on it. He checked the back pressure at the pre-cat O2 sensor ports and here is what he found:

Bank 1 Manifold
Idle = 1 PSI
2500 RPM =...
Forum: Parting Out 01-22-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,428
Posted By DaHammer
Are the exhaust manifolds still good?

Are the exhaust manifolds still good?
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