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Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 08-05-2013, 03:18 PM
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Posted By msgjuba
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Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 07-23-2013, 10:48 PM
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Posted By msgjuba
FS: Peake R5/FCX-3-16

Everyone knows what this is but incase you don't - engine code reader for 2000-2007 E46.

http://www.peakeresearch.com/fcx3.htm

$100 plus shipping OBO.
Pick up if you're in Toronto.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,204
Posted By msgjuba
So I finally got my Peake scanner, and here are...

So I finally got my Peake scanner, and here are the code:
Table 19:
A8--coolant thermostate jammed open (already have this code and plan to replace myself)
F3, EE, F1--misfire in cylinder 6, 1,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,204
Posted By msgjuba
Update: I got a local mechanic to read the codes...

Update: I got a local mechanic to read the codes for free, I got code P0128, which apparently is "coolant thermostat": http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=255298&highlight=P0128

Not sure...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,204
Posted By msgjuba
Okay I ordered the Peake scanner for about $160...

Okay I ordered the Peake scanner for about $160 shipped to Canada after calling around and finding out that I would have to pay $50 for the mechanic to do it anyways.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,204
Posted By msgjuba
If you don't want to help me that's fine, but the...

If you don't want to help me that's fine, but the commentary isn't necessary. The list was helpful, so thanks for that. Like I said, I'm going to be getting the computer read knowing now that the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,204
Posted By msgjuba
Yeah, that is sort of like mine was shaking, my...

Yeah, that is sort of like mine was shaking, my guess right now is one of the coils. I'll find out for sure when I find someone who can read the codes (emphasis added to avoid internet hate).
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,204
Posted By msgjuba
Thanks for the offer BMW-North. I'm not close by...

Thanks for the offer BMW-North. I'm not close by though, I'm in SW Ontario. The car is driveable, in fact, it feels perfectly fine, no engine light on now.

I'm getting a lot of hate on here, so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,204
Posted By msgjuba
ginpunk, thanks, that was really helpful. How...

ginpunk, thanks, that was really helpful. How bad were your vibrations? I could feel the whole car shaking from my driver's seat. It's hard to tell how much it's actually shaking from that video....
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,204
Posted By msgjuba
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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,204
Posted By msgjuba
About those questions, not looking for a detailed...

About those questions, not looking for a detailed response, just trying to prepare myself for what this might cost in a worse case scenario.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,204
Posted By msgjuba
Haha, okay guys, I'll go get a burger. I...

Haha, okay guys, I'll go get a burger.

I haven't done much maintenance or replaced the spark plugs. But my old mechanic might have at some point. I'm currently unemployed, hence why I'm going to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,204
Posted By msgjuba
Engine Problem

Hey,

I was hoping someone could help me diagnose a possible engine problem with my '03 330i that has about 170k.

About 10k ago my engine light started going on and off intermittently but I had...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By msgjuba
Alright, maybe I will take off the handle, see...

Alright, maybe I will take off the handle, see how I can clean it up. Where should I be cleaning exactly? Because I've sanded the area around the loops that hold the bulb ends. Not sure where else...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By msgjuba
License Plate Lights

After searching the forum, I can't manage to find the exact answer I'm looking for.

My left license plate light isn't working even after I bought a new bulb. The housing has a lot of corrosion. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,378
Posted By msgjuba
That sounds like a resistor failing to me:...

That sounds like a resistor failing to me: changing speeds sporadically, sometimes functioning, sometimes not. On a complete failure of the resistor the blower should not turn on at all.

The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,378
Posted By msgjuba
I'm not going to do anything about the shop...

I'm not going to do anything about the shop charges--I'm convinced it's just incompetence. I remember him saying he took apart the whole dash, so he probably didn't realize you could get at it from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,378
Posted By msgjuba
Thank you for that confirm. I think I am going...

Thank you for that confirm. I think I am going to buy both the resistor and the motor tomorrow. If the resistor works, then I'll keep the motor around until it fails.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,378
Posted By msgjuba
I'm not convinced that is true about the "full...

I'm not convinced that is true about the "full air". Some people mentioned that in another thread but I don't see why that rules it out if it is routed through the resistor. Its obviously some type...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,378
Posted By msgjuba
Okay I actually managed to find my bill. ...

Okay I actually managed to find my bill.

They replaced a "shorted voltage regulator for a blower motor" the part cost about $190 so I'm guessing this was the FSR. Plus 5 hours labour to remove...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,378
Posted By msgjuba
Blower Not Working: FSR or Motor

Hi All,

I've searched through these forums and found the DIYs, but my problem is I do not know whether I need to replace the final stage resistor or the blower motor.

Problem:
- All air...
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