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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 05:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By DaHammer
The Indy also said the rear cat was running about...

The Indy also said the rear cat was running about 75 degrees hotter than the front cat, measured on the surface with an infrared. That didn't sound significant to me though.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By DaHammer
The gauge I used was a $40 one off amazon, 0-15...

The gauge I used was a $40 one off amazon, 0-15 PSI with a 0.6 PSI resolution. I figure with the back being as high as it is compared to the front that that is a problem. But i haven't been able to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By DaHammer
The new MAF didn't fix it. So I had my Indy run a...

The new MAF didn't fix it. So I had my Indy run a few tests on it. He checked the back pressure at the pre-cat O2 sensor ports and here is what he found:

Bank 1 Manifold
Idle = 1 PSI
2500 RPM =...
Forum: Parting Out 01-22-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By DaHammer
Are the exhaust manifolds still good?

Are the exhaust manifolds still good?
Forum: Engine & Performance 01-22-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By DaHammer
WTB: E46 Exhaust Manifold w/Cats

I'm in need of a set of original exhaust manifolds for a 04/2003 325i with an M54. BMW Part numbers are 18407514502 & 18407514503.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By DaHammer
I posted the INPA freeze frame from the second...

I posted the INPA freeze frame from the second time mine threw the P16A7 here (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=16486681&postcount=45). Unfortunately I can't find the freeze frame from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By DaHammer
When I was removing the valve cover gasket from...

When I was removing the valve cover gasket from the valve cover part of the valve cover broke and came off with the gasket! So I had to get a new valve cover. There is entirely too much plastic stuff...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By DaHammer
She is 41! That is her story and she is sticking...

She is 41! That is her story and she is sticking too it. She said a truck was coming and she was just trying to get out in he road ahead of it. ;)

Yes it is intermittent.

I'm not sure if I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By DaHammer
The wife was actually driving the car when it...

The wife was actually driving the car when it happened that time. And I saw the 5700RPM and quizzed her about it. She said she wasn't hammering it too hard. I laughed and asked her if the DME was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By DaHammer
Check my thread, jfoj. There is a freeze frame on...

Check my thread, jfoj. There is a freeze frame on the P16A7 read with INPA. It's a BMW specific code and the BMW code number is 28A2.
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=16470975&postcount=44
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By DaHammer
The first time mine went into limp mode and threw...

The first time mine went into limp mode and threw the P16A7 the SES light was already on due to the P0171, so yes it stayed on after that event. When I read the codes, I found only the P16A7 and the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By DaHammer
I've got the same issue, lean on bank 1 only,...

I've got the same issue, lean on bank 1 only, plus some. Here is what I've done thus far without success:

Replaced fuel pump
Replaced Pre-cat O2 sensors
Replaced both intake boots
Replaced...
Forum: Engine & Performance 01-19-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By DaHammer
If you figure it out, post back, I have the same...

If you figure it out, post back, I have the same thing going on on mine. I decided to drop it off at the Indy today, as I wasn't getting anywhere with it. Will see what he comes up with. His first...
Forum: Parting Out 01-10-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By DaHammer
I'm interested in the valve cover. Is it in good...

I'm interested in the valve cover. Is it in good condition, no chips, cracks? Has the gasket been removed? Where are you located?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By DaHammer
Well today a new problem with this car popped up....

Well today a new problem with this car popped up. Going down up a highway on ramp and trying to merge into traffic, the EML, brake and DSC light all came on. The idle was lunging 700 to 1500 RPM or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By DaHammer
http://thebmwminipartstore.com I bought one...

http://thebmwminipartstore.com
I bought one from these guys a month or so ago. Emailed them my registration and driver's license. Had the key in a few days for a reasonable price.

The part...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By DaHammer
Yep, that is my experience also. I just replaced...

Yep, that is my experience also. I just replaced the Pre-cat O2 sensors on my '03 325i and 17215 & 17216 are identical except for the color of the wire sheathing.

About getting them mixed up, I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By DaHammer
Thanks for all of your help jfoj. I did...

Thanks for all of your help jfoj.

I did remove the oil fill cap when smoking through the intake boot the other times but my homemade smoke machine doesn't make a whole lot of smoke. I thought I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By DaHammer
I bought an extra oil filler cap a while back...

I bought an extra oil filler cap a while back with the intention of retrofitting it with a hose barb so that I could connect my homemade smoke machine and manometer to it. I finally got around to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By DaHammer
The P0171 code is pretty constant at this point,...

The P0171 code is pretty constant at this point, as LTFT1 is hovering around 10%, occasionally exceeding 12% and setting the SES. I can clear it and it will return within a day or two, depending on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By DaHammer
Yep, the expensive one. But bmaparts has the...

Yep, the expensive one. But bmaparts has the Siemens/VDO for $235, so not as bad as the genuine one.

Ok, I'll take a look at the engine load tomorrow and see if I can get it close 100%.

Torque...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By DaHammer
It is a 6 wire MAF. 04/2003 production date. The...

It is a 6 wire MAF. 04/2003 production date. The MAF is 3.5 g/sec at idle. Torque shows the MAF in g/sec with raw data view but shows in it CFM when I add the display for it or log it. Maybe I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By DaHammer
I changed the pre-cat O2 sensors this morning and...

I changed the pre-cat O2 sensors this morning and cleared the adaptions. Unfortunately that didnít solve the problem. The P0171 came back as a pending code within 10 miles of the road test. It...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By DaHammer
Did you replace the MAF? If so, did it fix the...

Did you replace the MAF? If so, did it fix the problem?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By DaHammer
I don't think that the O2 sensor wiring is mixed...

I don't think that the O2 sensor wiring is mixed up, as I bought the car new and they have never been touched to my knowledge but I will double check it.

The spark plugs were replaced in March,...
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