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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-06-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By PersiasSphynx
Head Gasket Change

Hello Guys,

I had gotten a message from a fellow E46er asking about what he thought of when I did my gasket swap. Here is what I wrote below. I am hoping that others who have done a swap could...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By PersiasSphynx
Issues with front right headlight & signal light + doors don't unlock

I have a 99 328i, and have been noticing weird things with the car. First, the front, right signal light didnt work, and the speed of the signaling light in the cluster was much faster than the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,657
Posted By PersiasSphynx
but do you know what could cause the weird...

but do you know what could cause the weird idle....?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,657
Posted By PersiasSphynx
Now I am very confused... I went to try to...

Now I am very confused...

I went to try to start the car (without doing anything), and the car started right up without any hesitation.

But, after 4 or 5 seconds, the idle drops, and its seems...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,657
Posted By PersiasSphynx
It cant really be the fuel pump can it, because...

It cant really be the fuel pump can it, because the car would still crank without firing right?

Sbiggi- Im going to find someone to help me jump start the car, and Ill let you guys know. Im...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,657
Posted By PersiasSphynx
It only clicked once and stopped, im hoping its...

It only clicked once and stopped, im hoping its not the starter.

Juanmurillo-
not sure exactly what the "positvie post" would be... are you talking about the positive terminal???

Thank you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,657
Posted By PersiasSphynx
HELP! Car clicks, but doesnt crank

Hi everyone,

I tried turning on my car today, and all I heard was a click noise (starter i guess) but the car never cranks. I have put in a new battery in the car about 5 months ago, and up to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By PersiasSphynx
any ideas whether its electrical issue, or if i...

any ideas whether its electrical issue, or if i just need to change my camshaft sensor?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By PersiasSphynx
It's odd, as I was driving back home from work,...

It's odd, as I was driving back home from work, the check engine light dissapeared. Then later on in the day, the check engine light came back as well as a dash light for my back lights, but I ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By PersiasSphynx
Thank you Nathancarter, I am going to change my...

Thank you Nathancarter,
I am going to change my oil tomorrow, and I will look under the car to see if anything is leaking, and will also check my gas cap and EVAP components near the rear wheel....
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By PersiasSphynx
Engine Light came on, recieved very random codes

My engine light came on yesterday, and I ran the codes using the Peake code reader and got these codes:

E9 - Catalyst Efficiency below threshold (Cyl #1-3)
41 - Camshaft Sensor, Intake Cam
92 -...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By PersiasSphynx
Update. The engine is sound and evertything...

Update. The engine is sound and evertything started up just right. My radiator has a small leak, probably going to take it to an aluminum welder and see if they can fix it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By PersiasSphynx
Thanks, I dropped the engine in, i just have to...

Thanks, I dropped the engine in, i just have to connect all the other pipes, wires, coolants, etc. so hopefully in a day or two i will be done and it would start right up.

iansanderson-will try...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By PersiasSphynx
completing the swap today, so i have my fingers...

completing the swap today, so i have my fingers crossed. I hope the starter is strong enough to crank the initial crank, because it is extreamly hard.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,053
Posted By PersiasSphynx
turn your car on (make sure engine is not hot),...

turn your car on (make sure engine is not hot), and open your expansion tank. Look inside and to see if you see any bubbling or bubbles. That is a clear indication that you have a blown headgasket....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,226
Posted By PersiasSphynx
+1 on the Vanos seals, ...

+1 on the Vanos seals,

http://www.beisansystems.com/procedures/vanos_procedure.htm
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By PersiasSphynx
Thanks AdamBath, that makes me be a bit more...

Thanks AdamBath, that makes me be a bit more relieved. I was thinking it could have been something with the lubrication, so I have already changed the oil, and when I had the oil pan removed I even...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By PersiasSphynx
i pulled them, but they still do the same thing,...

i pulled them, but they still do the same thing, and the oil level is fine. Still confused
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By PersiasSphynx
engine very hard to crank by hand, but then normal

I dont know why or what could be the reasoning for this, because it is very odd to me. The engine is a running engine that was removed for an engine swap about 2 or three weeks ago.

It is very...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By PersiasSphynx
thanks, i think im gonna buy it, but if any other...

thanks, i think im gonna buy it, but if any other people know also, that would be very reassuring. thanks ventsifan
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By PersiasSphynx
would 03 325i transmission fit on a 99 328i?

I recently found out that I have a bad transmission, and I am going to buy a transmission, but I know someone who has a 03 325i transmission for sale.

I was wondering, if the transmission would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-22-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By PersiasSphynx
Can I drop a '03 330i engine in a '99 328i e46?

I know this is possible, but I was wondering if I have to buy or change any other parts? Or do I have to get a new ECU?

Any help would be appreciated, and I need a new engine overheated, and the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By PersiasSphynx
Couple of codes, car does not start, no clue?

My car doesnt crank, and I ran the codes and got these?


Code 77 peake - Motorized Throttle Valve (MDK) mechanically stuck
Code 80 peake, EWS (drive away protection, alarm system ) signal ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By PersiasSphynx
Starter

My car doesnt seem to start, but when i by pass the starter and connect the positive to the body of the car, the car starts. I have no idea why, and i scanned my car for codes and it only gave me...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By PersiasSphynx
I recommend that you remove to splash gaurd, and...

I recommend that you remove to splash gaurd, and put news paper or cardboard under your car overnight, and check where the oil is leaking (if it is still leaking since ur oil level doesnt seem to...
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