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Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-07-2014, 08:52 AM
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Posted By roadtrip1098
Free bump. Probably be hitting you up in a few...

Free bump. Probably be hitting you up in a few weeks. Picking up an xi this weekend.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-07-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By roadtrip1098
Not yet, the guy is coming to make the swap...

Not yet, the guy is coming to make the swap tomorrow. From looking around on the web this should be a step up in reliability and maintenance costs over the M3 SMG that I had. I can say for sure it...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-06-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By roadtrip1098
Back in a BMW!

I just wanted to say hi again. I haven't been on here much in the past year since I sold my M3, but this weekend I'm picking up a 2001 325xi and I'll be around a little more. Hopefully I can find my...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-06-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
I actually had a similar issue when I got new...

I actually had a similar issue when I got new rear tires. I thought the clutch was slipping, but it was the tires spinning. That being said I don't know if that's your issue - when switching to a...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-26-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
You can check the plugs for the gear position...

You can check the plugs for the gear position sensor, they are on the passenger side of the transmission and can get wet and stuff. Most likely the sensor is bad, but it never hurts to check, clean...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-24-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,588
Posted By roadtrip1098
So if I'm reading this right, the car is having...

So if I'm reading this right, the car is having trouble shifting out of gear and into Neutral with the engine stopped. The ECU seems to think it's the clutch not disengaging. Do you hear any noises...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-22-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
Get that code read, more than likely it will give...

Get that code read, more than likely it will give you an idea of the faulty part. You can try the soft reset listed in the OP. My list of possibles on this would include the shift springs, gps, or...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-18-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
Not really, I would suggest cleaning the...

Not really, I would suggest cleaning the connector and see if that changes anything. Check the wires, ect. Unfortunately though, it's a sealed unit and kind of a pain to get to. If you want to go...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-16-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
No, autozones code reader is a standard OBDII...

No, autozones code reader is a standard OBDII scanner, it will only say "Transmission Problem" or something like that. I'm only going by what the sheet said. It said that there's an issue with the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-15-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
BTW that list of faults is pretty intense. You...

BTW that list of faults is pretty intense. You may want to get the DIS/GT1 software for yourself so you can do all the adaptations and stuff and clear a bunch of those. You can find ripped versions...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-15-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
First picture says GPS module communication...

First picture says GPS module communication fault. Later on there's one that says hydraulic pressure sensor. The hydraulic one may have been from the battery being so low. The GPS being bad would...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-15-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
Did the indy shop read the codes? What were they?...

Did the indy shop read the codes? What were they? How long does the pump prime before it shuts off? Have you checked the hydraulic fluid reservoir? I only ask because in the video it looks like the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-14-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
Replace the salmon relay and report back. That...

Replace the salmon relay and report back. That will typically keep the pump from priming if it goes bad.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-22-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
What codes (if any) did it throw? Not shifting is...

What codes (if any) did it throw? Not shifting is usually because of a hood or door sensor. Go through the steps in the original post and report back, be as detailed as possible.
Thanks
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-22-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
Replace the salmon relay yourself. Buy a brand...

Replace the salmon relay yourself. Buy a brand new one, they're $10 or less. Swap it out, see if the problem persists. I know you said the mechanic said they changed it, I'm not saying they didn't,...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-19-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,586
Posted By roadtrip1098
FYI there's a pretty good DIY on the change out...

FYI there's a pretty good DIY on the change out with pretty pics and everything. I think it's called Fix your SMG or something.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-15-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
I bought my gear position sensor from Turner...

I bought my gear position sensor from Turner Motorsports, I think they carry most of the stuff for SMG maintenance. Sorry, I don't have part numbers because I sold the car last month and included the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-15-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
One thing that can cause this issue is the brake...

One thing that can cause this issue is the brake pedal sensor. If it doesn't sense the pedal being pressed, it wont shift to N, and will not start.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-15-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,095
Posted By roadtrip1098
For this I would suggest having a different shop...

For this I would suggest having a different shop check it out. It sounds like they may have soaked you for a pump when it may not have been the issue. Take it to a BMW dealer to have the transmission...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-03-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By roadtrip1098
I was running the most recent update. Don't get...

I was running the most recent update. Don't get me wrong, it's way smoother than it was initially, but vs actually controlling the clutch manually it does fall a little short.

Not trying to start...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-03-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By roadtrip1098
The point of the comparison is that the SMG is...

The point of the comparison is that the SMG is faster than a manual in some areas and not in others. It is in an effort to squash some of the Manual vs SMG bitching that goes on around here.
The...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-03-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By roadtrip1098
SMGII shifting speed -

Ok, as some of you know, I got rid of my M3 a few weeks ago and picked up a Subaru STi. In the midst of tuning, I have been pouring over datalogs. I opened one up today and was amazed at how quick...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-26-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,896
Posted By roadtrip1098
Just for shits and giggles, try it with TC off...

Just for shits and giggles, try it with TC off and see if it's improved. I'm still thinking your going to need to get it plugged in and scanned though, possible have the adaptation run.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-25-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,896
Posted By roadtrip1098
How about TC? Also how are your tires, and...

How about TC? Also how are your tires, and conditions that you're driving in? As of right now, it sounds like a clutch relearn for the SMG at the very least and maybe you have some air in the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-24-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,896
Posted By roadtrip1098
What setting are you in? Are you using sport mode?

What setting are you in? Are you using sport mode?
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