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Forum: General Off-Topic 11-18-2012, 08:54 PM
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Posted By mcygan67
RAIDs are for high availability but cannot...

RAIDs are for high availability but cannot guarantee that either drive will survive a, say, lightning strike. You'll still lose data if both drives failed at the same time. So if your purpose is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,374
Posted By mcygan67
Update: - Cleaned the MAF but did not notice...

Update:
- Cleaned the MAF but did not notice any improvement.
- More research from the Net tells me that my 318i E46 N42 engine does not have ICV.
- Can't find any DIY on replacing the CCV/PCV/Oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2012, 07:34 PM
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Posted By mcygan67
Thanks for the links. I have a copy of TIS but...

Thanks for the links. I have a copy of TIS but it is not very descriptive and because I am not a mechanic, I find it hard to understand. That is why I am looking for DIYs from other owners.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,374
Posted By mcygan67
Additional information: Just changed the set...

Additional information:

Just changed the set of spark plugs. Inspected all the old plugs and they are all fine with no sign of oil. However, I am using like 1L every 500km.

I've recently (6...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,374
Posted By mcygan67
Hi 94583, I am not a mechanic and don't know...

Hi 94583,
I am not a mechanic and don't know how to check for unmetered air leaks. Do you know of any article/diy? Also, how can I tell if the idle control valve is not sticking?

Thanks very...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-29-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,051
Posted By mcygan67
If you are using Windows and has been for a few...

If you are using Windows and has been for a few years, it may be worth while to do a fresh install as the Windows' registry would, by now, be really messy and you will find a fresh install will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-29-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,374
Posted By mcygan67
Idling RPM irregular and hesitate to go

Hello everyone,

I am trying to determine possible causes with my E46 318i N42. It is giving the following symptoms:

I just got the oil sump gasket one of the oil separator hose replaced.

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