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Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 09-26-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 27,128
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
bait & switch !!!

Sorry to revive this thread, and to whine,.. but I always pass on these little irritation bait, hook switch and sink. (surprised to see a respected company like Tischer doing this)
I am looking for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,388
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
holy thread revival!... oops, I know it's an...

holy thread revival!... oops, I know it's an older thread... but came on it doing some research and had to throw in my pennies...
that pump comes on for a preset time (I think 90 seconds?--anyway,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 57,740
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Holy thread revival. I was doing some research on...

Holy thread revival. I was doing some research on another E46 project and I ran across this thread, it's nice to have some that post actual fixes.. I wanted to add that I have some good experience...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 07-04-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,086
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Hi Friend. I know its been a month since your...

Hi Friend. I know its been a month since your post, and don't know where you are on it... but I have the feeling your problem may have gotten better by now?
You mentioned you replaced the MAF, when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-03-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,579
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Damn!. Holy Thread revival Batman!!!. Sorry, but...

Damn!. Holy Thread revival Batman!!!. Sorry, but I just hate searching through Google and finding these threads with no end..
ie: "FIXED! I fixed it by ________"
or
"Thanks!.. the suggestion of...
Forum: Australia 06-26-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
That 15" sub is prolly powered by a super-kicking...

That 15" sub is prolly powered by a super-kicking and unfortunately voltage grabbing amp, which may be the cause of your issue. there is a dealer service bulletin out about power stealing aftermarket...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,575
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
I hate dead threads with no fix at the end!///...

I hate dead threads with no fix at the end!/// anywayz.. wanted to add .02, In hopes that someone with the right search skills somewhere down the road may need this.

A way to check PO7XX P0731,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-21-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,064
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
It drags or slips and keeps the belt from moving...

It drags or slips and keeps the belt from moving the alternator as it should.

To the OP.. Google "E46 obc hidden codes" and do the real time voltage test on your dash.. that way you can see...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Of course they new to turn the ingnition on and...

Of course they new to turn the ingnition on and set the heater to max while they were bleeding? There are so many methods posted of "correct" bleeding but I hardly ever see the official one:
ign to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
weeeeelllllllll, Surely the dealer knows that if...

weeeeelllllllll, Surely the dealer knows that if the CCV hose to the oil dipstick is clogged with gunk and not replaced along with the CCV valve, the new CCV valve will fail. (Idk if you said they...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,676
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
BMW changed their position on service...

BMW changed their position on service recomendations from "lifetime" to every 100K. There is alot of debate on this topic, and plenty of folks (especially Old skoolers) say don't change the fluid on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,643
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Well, birds are semi-territorial. So if they...

Well, birds are semi-territorial. So if they notice poop from another species in one general area, they move on to the next. (especially larger poop from a predatorial animal)therefore, logically, if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,950
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
You have a problem with your CCV sysytem for...

You have a problem with your CCV sysytem for sure, the "cough" you here is the extra pressure that's built up because of it. DO NOT LET THAT WAIT!. You can seriously do some damage. You can try...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Beware, those autozone tests will show your...

Beware, those autozone tests will show your battery is fine, but if its getting up there in age, it won't be able to keep up with the modules in the car... you'll have a deficit (even though no...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,778
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Glad you got it it fixed!

Glad you got it it fixed!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,950
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Actually there an oil level sending unit and an...

Actually there an oil level sending unit and an oil pressure sending unit, a level sensor will light up yellow (if its bad it will do it after you start up for a few seconds.) if working correctly it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,743
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Is that an led out on the drivers side? what up...

Is that an led out on the drivers side? what up with that? are those new? what brand? Looks 100% better on the car, nice work!
I put some Eagle Eyes in my coupe a while back., I heard that after...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
From your description that sounds like your DME...

From your description that sounds like your DME running, I get that when I;m doing some coding to the car, seems alot louder with the motor off. I wouldn't worry about the sound.. get it jumped and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,870
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
That's your idler or tensioner pulleys, I...

That's your idler or tensioner pulleys, I promise., They start making noise when its really cold, as the sealed grease that's in there warms up, the sound goes away.





see above. They're...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,146
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Some good suggestions above, just wanted to add,...

Some good suggestions above, just wanted to add, if there's a possibility you overfilled? It would have over pressurized and made its way out the weakest point (Most likely at higher revs) and then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,778
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
If you take alot of short trips, or the car takes...

If you take alot of short trips, or the car takes a really long time to reach op temp, (such as with a stuck thermoststat) condensation will form in the crankcase and give you a little bit of frothy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,915
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Those sensors are less than $10 aftermarket, I...

Those sensors are less than $10 aftermarket, I wouldn't mess around with trying to match o rings etc..., and they do go out, if its leaking its prolly a good candidate for failure entirely soon....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,385
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Maybe the FSR?

Maybe the FSR?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
believe it or not, you may just have a battery or...

believe it or not, you may just have a battery or cable issue, that will throw you in safe mode and go away when you start up again. Google "E46 OBC hidden codes" you will learn how to do a voltage...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,259
Posted By CHEFSBOSS
Its the oil level sensor, comes on yellow a few...

Its the oil level sensor, comes on yellow a few seconds after you start the car and then goes out=bad sensor., replace it when you change the oil next, it's 3 bolts and it's right next to the drain...
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