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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 734
Posted By captkhaos
I bought mine at 1A AUTO (866) 404-3393. Item...

I bought mine at 1A AUTO (866) 404-3393. Item #1AEAF00061. 1 Year Warranty. $61 delivered. Solved my problem and it's been 3 months. They seemed very nice on the phone and assured me they would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By captkhaos
It could be your clock spring.

It could be your clock spring.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By captkhaos
I'm having a similar issue after changing my...

I'm having a similar issue after changing my front control arms. Meyle HD with the bushings pre-installed. I also changed the steering coupling at the same time. Since then I get a fairly strong...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,016
Posted By captkhaos
All of this suddenly makes sense (sort of). I...

All of this suddenly makes sense (sort of). I replaced my MAF sensor 2 weeks ago and never associated that with the brake no longer disabling the gas as it used to. Why this occurs with a bad MAF I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,016
Posted By captkhaos
Wow... maybe I'm going crazy. I just went out and...

Wow... maybe I'm going crazy. I just went out and tried braking and gassing at the same time and I have no problem with it. I was quite surprised. My other vehicle is an old Jeep CJ with a 5 speed so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,420
Posted By captkhaos
I bought a new MAF sensor for $61 at 1A AUTO...

I bought a new MAF sensor for $61 at 1A AUTO http://www.1aauto.com/?gclid=Cj0KEQiA7rmzBRDezri2r6bz1qYBEiQAg-YEtoY3TRH-msf0CUeuf2EpvpoAcWXVoGLBYseQOxdUyHoaAkfr8P8HAQ
(866) 404-3393. 1 YEAR WARRANTY....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,016
Posted By captkhaos
I posted a few months ago about a very similar...

I posted a few months ago about a very similar issue. I was away for just over a year. When I returned, the battery was dead (of course) but interestingly my gas pedal was intermittent after the new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,016
Posted By captkhaos
Are you using your left foot on the brake? You...

Are you using your left foot on the brake? You can't (and shouldn't) press the brake and the gas at the same time; brakes on / no gas... makes sense doesn't it?
Left foot = clutch, right foot = gas...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By captkhaos
The clock spring has nothing to do with the...

The clock spring has nothing to do with the clock... go figure. If you pull out the airbag (YouTube videos) you'll see the electronics modules that power your turn signals, wipers, cruise control...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By captkhaos
BTW, I saw my first Z8 today at the dealership....

BTW, I saw my first Z8 today at the dealership. What an awesome car. I thought it was brand new... as in 2016. In fact they were discontinued in 2003. Gorgeous. Sexy like Jag E Types were. You can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By captkhaos
Airbag Recall Dealership Adventure

I know, I know... tons of threads on this. I just wanted to post my recent (today) experience at the dealership. First, I brought my '02 330 in for the recall last week. No sweat, they did it while I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By captkhaos
Coupes rule (no kids in my house) but I wouldn't...

Coupes rule (no kids in my house) but I wouldn't want to search in 2 places for answers (and questions!). I really appreciate this forum; it has helped me so much to understand my car and to fix and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 544
Posted By captkhaos
I'm curious... what are those "hydraulic"? lines...

I'm curious... what are those "hydraulic"? lines coming from the right front firewall well? Please forgive my ignorance but I'm not Captain Obvious.

Edit: Never mind. I read kpeng's commonly asked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By captkhaos
Thermostat Heater w/ Pics - Code P1619

I thought I take some pics of the heater and thermostat out of the housing. The code was a P1619... MAP Thermostat Control Circuit Signal Low. I put in an old thermostat from a replacement (housing...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-26-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,287
Posted By captkhaos
I searched and found the thread because I...

I searched and found the thread because I replaced my control arms the other day and have had a vibration ever since. Not when driving however, only at idle and in gear... like at a stop light. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By captkhaos
Tire Balancing Ceramic Beads

If you're like me you've probably never heard of them. I read about them first on a Jeep CJ forum (old school). Apparently these beads have been in use since the 70's. I installed a set of fairly big...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By captkhaos
Roger that. I saw that it could be done but I'm...

Roger that. I saw that it could be done but I'm changing the steering coupler too and the plate was a greasy mess. I don't want ANY leaks so I cleaned it really well (along with the plastic belly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By captkhaos
Well, I guess we'll know if, when I put it back...

Well, I guess we'll know if, when I put it back on, the bolt holes don't line up. As far as the bolts go, they really weren't that tight. I was able to loosen them with a standard half inch drive...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By captkhaos
Yeah, that makes sense. It must have an output...

Yeah, that makes sense. It must have an output voltage on the middle (yellow) wire. Resistance alone is not enough. Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By captkhaos
I have had 2 boats given to me over the years and...

I have had 2 boats given to me over the years and they turned out to be the worst money pits. Is the car in Korea? How are the wheels and tires? You say the trans is strong so I guess you've driven...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By captkhaos
I started to replace my front control arms today...

I started to replace my front control arms today and got rained out. I rent a workshop / storage garage about a mile from my home. I had the car up on ramps and had removed the plastic belly pan and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By captkhaos
Roger that. I just replaced both tensioner...

Roger that. I just replaced both tensioner pulleys and both belts while I was at it. I should have replaced the idler too but I'll do it in a week or so. I used these pulleys (both the same): GATES #...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By captkhaos
I ordered a new sensor from 1A Auto for $60 ...

I ordered a new sensor from 1A Auto for $60
http://www.1aauto.com/bmw-mass-air-flow-sensor/i/1aeaf00061.
It'll be here in 5 days or so. I'm hoping it'll work at least for a little while and let...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By captkhaos
jfoj, back probing was my first thought but there...

jfoj, back probing was my first thought but there is a blue insulator on each wire preventing it. I followed the wiring down to the plastic junction box on the block and thought it must join the main...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By captkhaos
P0102 and MAF=0.00 on OBD Fusion

I recently got a Veepeak OBD adapter and OBD Fusion app. Previously I had the equivalent code with my Peake tool. With OBD Fusion the MAF display shows 0.00 and I get no fuel rate readings either....
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