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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 228,448
Posted By smacera
Further to my post, I'm now at 98,000 miles and...

Further to my post, I'm now at 98,000 miles and still no problems.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 228,448
Posted By smacera
I think you'll be fine, I've just drained (not...

I think you'll be fine, I've just drained (not flushed) my trans fluid and changed filter at 91k, 318i 2001, I've done over a 1000 miles since and no problems. Recently read on here another guy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,251
Posted By smacera
Hi Yewzer, I left the car running with the MAF...

Hi Yewzer, I left the car running with the MAF unplugged for about 5 minutes, it was beautiful and smooth:)
However...when the Maf was unplugged and engine running well, the transmission warning...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,251
Posted By smacera
Dear Yewzer, you're a genius!!!!! It worked!!!!...

Dear Yewzer, you're a genius!!!!! It worked!!!! After a year of stress and money I have a answer! The engine's cold on a warm day, started the car with the Maf UNplugged and idle was smooth at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 228,448
Posted By smacera
I'm still having the same problem, now at 91k but...

I'm still having the same problem, now at 91k but been rough idle since 80K, I've changed everything that the codes suggest but still getting rough idle, drives smooth above 5Mph. It's an auto but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,251
Posted By smacera
I'm having the same problem, now at 91k but been...

I'm having the same problem, now at 91k but been rough idle since 80K, I've changed everything that the codes suggest but still getting rough idle, drives smooth above 5Mph. It's an auto but will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 228,448
Posted By smacera
No I bought it off Ebay lol. Most of them seem to...

No I bought it off Ebay lol. Most of them seem to be around $15. I'm trying to get a replacement.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 228,448
Posted By smacera
Hi Stinger, glad to hear it's not the Coolant...

Hi Stinger, glad to hear it's not the Coolant leak. I've just had the car scanned twice by a mechanic and he says it's the Camshaft Position Sensor even though I had a new one put in a month ago,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 228,448
Posted By smacera
Hi Stinger Thanks so much for your replies,...

Hi Stinger
Thanks so much for your replies, you've been really helpful.
One last thing I forgot to mention, is that I've had a coolant leak ever since I bought the car just over a year ago, that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 228,448
Posted By smacera
Thanks Stinger for your reply, I'll keep the fuel...

Thanks Stinger for your reply, I'll keep the fuel pump in mind but like to try some other options first as they can be expensive. What about the Idle control clean or CVV?
I just really want to get...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 228,448
Posted By smacera
Pricing of the fuel pumps here new on ebay is...

Pricing of the fuel pumps here new on ebay is $200 or used $70. Do you think this low rev and stalling when cold is related to the spark plugs, the engine computer hasn't given any codes for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 228,448
Posted By smacera
Thanks Stinger for the reply, I haven't thought...

Thanks Stinger for the reply, I haven't thought about the fuel pump as they can be fairly costly. I don't think it's been changed by a previous owner so it would be almost 12 years old. I changed the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 228,448
Posted By smacera
Please help poor idle and stalling

Thanks Kpeng for an excellent post, I've really taken to your advice and nearly completed all your recommendations for maintenance. My Bmw is a 2001 E46 318 Auto with 84000 miles, it's recently been...
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