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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By Rollk1
Rough Idle Clatter

Been having rough cold idle issues for a while. Have covered nearly everything from intake boots to fuel pumps to a complete CCV overhaul. Only thing I haven't looked at is the SAP.


Was finally...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rollk1
Was running fine for 2 weeks when the rough cold...

Was running fine for 2 weeks when the rough cold starts began again. This time there was a mechanical clunk sound, followed by a drop in RPM and at one point killed the car. Managed to record the end...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rollk1
Still pull the P0171 and P0174 codes. Finally got...

Still pull the P0171 and P0174 codes. Finally got a scanner with live data and wanted some help breaking it down. Was taken with car up to temp and on a cold night.

Fuel System 1: Closed Loop...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Rollk1
Sunroof Trim Cover Repair

The trim piece that houses the mic & sunroof open/close button fell off the other day and won't stay in place. One of the clips broke off and another is bent. This happen to anyone else, and if so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Rollk1
Air filter box

I noticed a chip on the bottom of my air filter box - it's on the ridge where a clip snaps on and is exposing a portion of the filter. I have a lean code and think this is what's attributing to it......
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rollk1
Did the hidden OBC temperature read this morning...

Did the hidden OBC temperature read this morning when it was 45F outside. Cold start was reading 54C and after a bit of driving and warming up settled at 93C. Not sure if that's low enough to trigger...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rollk1
Do you think the P0128 was from when my water...

Do you think the P0128 was from when my water pump went out a few weeks ago? Never reset the code after replacing it. I'll replace the Tstat anyways cz I'm pretty sure its original

I've pretty...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rollk1
Thanks again jfoj. Did a scan today and my...

Thanks again jfoj.

Did a scan today and my old codes were:

P1349
P0171
P0174
P1346
P1353
P1351
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rollk1
One more quick update: Rough idles got to the...

One more quick update: Rough idles got to the point where the car would die almost instantly and smell of oil/gas when it did manage to stay idling. Replaced the CCV (pressure regulating valve, vent...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rollk1
Removed the intake boots, both were very flexible...

Removed the intake boots, both were very flexible and not brittle at all. I went back into my mechanic's service records from the past year and there is a small note about replacing air hoses (or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rollk1
Did an inspection of the intake boots and DISA...

Did an inspection of the intake boots and DISA valve - all are in perfect condition. Didn't get to the CCV so not ruling that out. However, rough idling has gotten to the point where it shakes,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-25-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rollk1
Thanks for all the info.

Thanks for all the info.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rollk1
Quick update: Did some research on here and am...

Quick update: Did some research on here and am almost positive it's the fuel pump. Replacing it this week, will update again if problem continues afterwards.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rollk1
Spontaneous Rough Idles

My 2001 330i has been having some issues these past few weeks and seems to be at the pinnacle. Here's a rundown of what's happened from oldest to most recent:

- Had rough idles on cold starts and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Rollk1
It's nearing 160k. It failed the emissions test...

It's nearing 160k. It failed the emissions test back in January, and has had fault codes regarding bank 1 & 2 running lean for awhile, so the air pump could be a strong possibility.

Is this an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-03-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Rollk1
I had all the belts, tensions and pulleys...

I had all the belts, tensions and pulleys replaced about 9 months ago... could they already be bad this soon?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-03-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Rollk1
Startup squeel, any ideas?

Noticed over the past month or so that there's a squeal/rattle sound on a cold start. It goes away completely after a minute or so once the engine is warm, but still want to figure out the cause....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By Rollk1
Cold Start Grinding + Steering?

I've noticed that during a cold start (or after awhile of not driving), there's an odd, low grinding sound when turning hard right. The steering itself is fine, and turning hard left is fine, but the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By Rollk1
I just learned to deal with it... somedays it...

I just learned to deal with it... somedays it acts fine while others it's more finicky. I think the outside temperature affects it to some extent, and being from Seattle the temperature fluctuates...
Forum: Lighting Forum 02-23-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Rollk1
Yeah. same bumper on the left. I have the bulbs...

Yeah. same bumper on the left. I have the bulbs and everything to do the job, I just can't tell if I need to go in through the wheel well, or if its a simple pull the fog out and switch the bulb.
Forum: Lighting Forum 02-23-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Rollk1
Fog light bulb

One of my fogs went out and about to replace it, but the manual only shows how to replace the bulb for the base sedan - I have the sports package with round fogs (2001 model). Is there a difference?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-28-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Rollk1
Apparently I have three wheels on 17x7.5 wheels...

Apparently I have three wheels on 17x7.5 wheels with one rear at 17x8.5 , but all 4 tires are 225-45-17. Previous owner must've swapped something and not told me.

Doesn't seem to alter the way it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-28-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Rollk1
Sport Package Tires

Just got new tires and the mechanic noted that one of the rims is wider than the rest, so added the same size tires to all 4 corners (225/45-17). I have the sport package, so it should be staggered,...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-15-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By Rollk1
Oh, ****. Well if the Parrot doesn't work out...

Oh, ****. Well if the Parrot doesn't work out I'll definitely look into the grom. Thanks
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-13-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By Rollk1
Mine doesn't have a CD changer, HK system though....

Mine doesn't have a CD changer, HK system though.

The Erisin unit is definitely a bargin, but the interface looks kinda half-assed and cumbersome (as a UX-designer, this is a big deal for me haha)...
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