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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By jfields44r
That's what I read as well. A compression test...

That's what I read as well. A compression test would probably help me diagnose the problem.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By jfields44r
At startup and idle mainly. The car has trouble...

At startup and idle mainly. The car has trouble getting into the higher rpm range as well, above 3000 rpms. All this started happening after I replaced the pre-cat 02 sensors. Also, I did not mention...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By jfields44r
Misfire problems after 02 sensor install

Hey guys, so I replaced my pre-cat 02 sensors almost 2 months ago. After I replaced them, I have gotten a misfire code for cylinders 5 and 3. There is a very noticeable lack of power and the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By jfields44r
The codes are located in Table 19: code 44 is the...

The codes are located in Table 19: code 44 is the purge control valve, evaporative emission system.
The pre cat was BC
The after car was BE
The below threshold for catalyst is E9.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By jfields44r
Peake scanner came in: Got 4 fault codes. PVC and o2 issues

So my last thread I told everyone about how my car had been running rough for several months now. I ordered a Peake scanner to read error codes in the E46 and today, it read that I have a EVAP...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By jfields44r
Correct, I bought a new central locking unit and...

Correct, I bought a new central locking unit and the same problem occurred. I checked the fuses before and correct me if I'm wrong, but I could not find a fuse/fuses that were blown for the central...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-25-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By jfields44r
Door lock mystery: new lock unit, same problem

So all my door locks will not lock using the key or the central lock switch inside the car. Removed old unit and inspected it, no loose components. The hazard switch works but lock does not. Ordered...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By jfields44r
Preciate it brother. I had suspected ever since I...

Preciate it brother. I had suspected ever since I got the code that that what was causing my problems. I'll look into it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By jfields44r
E46 Running rough, lack of power, surging revs

Hey guys, so the 325i has been running rough for several months and has been getting worse. Today I was on my way to get some fuel and the car stalled at a red light. The fuel light had just came on...
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-22-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By jfields44r
Probably just a bad connection.

Probably just a bad connection.
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-22-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By jfields44r
I did it all.

I did it all.
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-21-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By jfields44r
FX-R retrofit

Pic of my e46 after retrofit in daytime, sorry about crappy iphone picture quality. more legit pics soon to come.
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-13-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By jfields44r
Took to dealer and they said my LCM was shorted...

Took to dealer and they said my LCM was shorted and that was what was causing my taillight problem. Wanted 900 bucks to replace it too. I said nah..
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By jfields44r
Stealership wants $900 for new LCM...haha

So I took my 02 325i to BMW of Nashville to get my taillights checked out. Ive got 3 pins in the connector that arent receiving any power when I turn on the lights, therefore I have 3 taillights out....
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-11-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 151,379
Posted By jfields44r
I've got 3 taillight pins that aren't receiving...

I've got 3 taillight pins that aren't receiving power. The recall was performed. It's well grounded. I can't figure it out!!!
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-10-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By jfields44r
Maybe they are. And that would be ideal. But I'm...

Maybe they are. And that would be ideal. But I'm real satisfied with the light output on my setup. It really upgraded the car IMO
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-10-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By jfields44r
Is there even a fuse for the taillights? I looked...

Is there even a fuse for the taillights? I looked for an hour in the fuse box diagram and didn't see anything.
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-10-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By jfields44r
The reprogramming will come later. I don't know...

The reprogramming will come later. I don't know anything about reprogramming and the BMW dealership can't do it. At least that's what they told me.
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-10-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By jfields44r
Major taillight problem.

I've got 3 taillight bulbs that aren't lighting up. They went out after xenon retrofit. The bulbs ARE NOT burnt out, all make solid contact with bulb holder, and the grounding recall was done....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By jfields44r
3 taillight bulbs no power..Can't figure it out

I've got 3 taillight bulbs that aren't lighting up. They went out after xenon retrofit. The bulbs ARE NOT burnt out, all make solid contact with bulb holder, and the grounding recall was done....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By jfields44r
It stopped working out of the blue. And I am NOT...

It stopped working out of the blue. And I am NOT getting any bulb out warnings. It's quite puzzling because the holder is receiving plenty of current to power the bulb but it won't light up at all.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By jfields44r
Taillight problem.

My passenger side taillight will not come on. I had a bulb out warning and I checked the bulbs and I had a brake light bulb that was burnt right after I installed my HID lights. Replaced it but the...
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-08-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By jfields44r
HID flicker.. Cured.

Alright. After much frustration and many beers to drown my sorrow in, I have cured my HID flicker. I retrofitted FX-R 3.0 projectors onto my 325i. I ordered their stage 3 kit, which I recommend. If...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By jfields44r
FX-R hid flicker.. SOLVED

Alright. After much frustration and many beers to drown my sorrow in, I have cured my HID flicker. I retrofitted FX-R 3.0 projectors onto my 325i. I ordered their stage 3 kit, which I recommend. If...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 900
Posted By jfields44r
Update: Just tested everything once again. ...

Update: Just tested everything once again. Normal operation with BOTH bulbs lighting up and staying lit in 2nd key position. Turned on the car and after about 15 seconds BOTH bulbs started to...
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