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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By joneill1975
I have replaced the oil filter housing gasket and...

I have replaced the oil filter housing gasket and the VCG a while back, but I am thinking about going into the VCG again. I have also replaced the camshaft position sensor gasket. The vanos line is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By joneill1975
Where is this oil coming from?

I have an oil leak I am tracking down. I think it is coming from the camshaft position sensor, but I am not sure.

The first picture is looking from above near the front of the engine near the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-01-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By joneill1975
Help Diagnose Leak

Yes, the first two pics are of the coils looking toward the firewall. You are seeing coils 4 through 6.

The thing that surprised me was it was an all of a sudden leak. From the pics, you would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-01-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By joneill1975
Help Diagnose Leak

My e46 has been idling rough a little lately. Got home pulled some data and everything looked good (fuel trims are all within tolerances). After I shut it off, I started hearing a sizzling sound...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 09-06-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By joneill1975
What about Nitto Motivos? A buddy of mine has...

What about Nitto Motivos? A buddy of mine has them on his TL and gives them high marks. They are made here in the US and are owned by Toyo. They have been getting good reviews.

Thoughts? ...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 09-02-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By joneill1975
Anyone have thoughts on Falken?

Anyone have thoughts on Falken?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By joneill1975
Follow JFOJ's links above, they are great. Check...

Follow JFOJ's links above, they are great. Check your fuel trim readings. If these are high, it could be O2 sensors or a bad MAF sensor. I know you replaced the MAF sensor, but with what brand? ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By joneill1975
How did you fix the problem? I have this same...

How did you fix the problem? I have this same issue and thought you had to replace the sensor which I hear is quite pricey.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By joneill1975
The small hose does run to the fuel filter which...

The small hose does run to the fuel filter which can be found under the driver's side about midway down the length of the car. Follow JFOJ's links above to see if it is a vacuum link, which is the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,346
Posted By joneill1975
I get 15 mpg in pure city driving (stop and go),...

I get 15 mpg in pure city driving (stop and go), so that doesn't seem that low for a 330. I get 25-26 mpg on the highway. This is with everything in tune (fuel trims within tolerance).
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 09-02-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By joneill1975
Tire Recommendations

I need new rear tires on my 2004 330ci with 245/40-17. I have Yokohama S-drives on the front, but am thinking about something new.

What are your recommendations and what are your opinions on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,418
Posted By joneill1975
The Hyundai MAF sensors do not work on...

The Hyundai MAF sensors do not work on 330s....only 325s. Even if you rigged it somehow to work on yours, the MAF sensor for 330s manufactured after 3/03 is different from yours.

Bottom line is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,910
Posted By joneill1975
Here are my readings at idle: Short Term...

Here are my readings at idle:

Short Term Fuel Trims moving beween 0.8 and 2.3%
Long Term Fuel Trims are at -6.2%
Air Flow rate 3.85 g/s
Throttle position 9.8%
Load Value 7%

When I am...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,418
Posted By joneill1975
Here are my readings at idle: Short Term...

Here are my readings at idle:

Short Term Fuel Trims moving beween 0.8 and 2.3%
Long Term Fuel Trims are at -6.2%
Air Flow rate 3.85 g/s
Throttle position 9.8%
Load Value 7%

When I am...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,418
Posted By joneill1975
Newb and dslboomer, If you want to see my...

Newb and dslboomer,

If you want to see my troubleshooting history regarding this issue, see the link in my post above. This link was started in order to find someone who might let me borrow a MAF...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,910
Posted By joneill1975
It appeared to be original....it was a Siemens.

It appeared to be original....it was a Siemens.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,910
Posted By joneill1975
I bought a new MAF and it resolved my issues. ...

I bought a new MAF and it resolved my issues. All of the trims came inline and no more lean codes. I have even seen an improvement in gas mileage.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,418
Posted By joneill1975
I bought a new MAF sensor and it solved the...

I bought a new MAF sensor and it solved the problem. All the trims are back in line and I have even seen an increase in gas mileage.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By joneill1975
Has anyone else had any experience with MTC mass...

Has anyone else had any experience with MTC mass air flow sensors?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By joneill1975
MAF sensor from ECS Tuning

Anyone have any thoughts on this MAF sensor? I know everyone says avoid the cheap knock offs, but this is from ECS Tuning and has the same manufacturer's part number as the OEM, but it says the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,006
Posted By joneill1975
If that does not solve your problem, you need to...

If that does not solve your problem, you need to get freeze frame data. This will tell you if the codes are due to an air leak or if it's a fuel pump/maf problem. Trust me as I speak from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By joneill1975
Oil line?

Oil line?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By joneill1975
The car has a new DISA, I cleaned the IACV, have...

The car has a new DISA, I cleaned the IACV, have conducted smoke tests which turned up no leaks and I have no codes for air leaks. Do you think it's the VANOS?
Forum: Southwest 03-05-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By joneill1975
Anyone......?

Anyone......?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By joneill1975
Bump....

Bump....
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