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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By erich330ci
2004 330ci Front Control Arm Replacement

I've got a floor jack and stands, but my work area is not perfectly level, so may go to a self-service shop for lift. Just need a $10 pickle fork. Planning to go with Meyle arms & bushings.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By erich330ci
The more I look, this looks like a job I can...

The more I look, this looks like a job I can handle pretty easily. Is a lift necessary/preferred?


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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2014, 12:01 PM
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Posted By erich330ci
So far, so good. Sent from BimmerApp...

So far, so good.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2014, 07:05 AM
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Posted By erich330ci
Thanks for the info/tips. I've been waiting for...

Thanks for the info/tips. I've been waiting for the SES light to come back on after the DME adapts to the new conditions.

I've been driving the car very easy for the most part, for the sake of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
Replaced MAF sensor with new OEM from BMA. About...

Replaced MAF sensor with new OEM from BMA. About 75 miles into it, SES light remains OFF. Very happy about that! Pic on left is from 19-mile trip, mostly highway at about 65 mph. Pic on right is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2014, 07:58 AM
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Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
If still having same problem after confining...

If still having same problem after confining proper O2 sensor wiring, then I'm back to square one on this topic and I'll order new MAF sensor from BMA Parts.

Thanks!


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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
No cold start problems. See post# 28...

No cold start problems.

See post# 28 regarding MAF reading.

I'll check the O2 sensor wiring.

Replaced fuel pump, filter and cap. Fuel filter regulator vacuum line is good and fuel pressure...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
'04 330ci - Best place to buy Mass Air Sensor

The only issue, aside from P0171 & P0174 codes and the data that I've reported, is the SES light is on. No other issues.

I haven't checked the Emission Readiness Monitor data, but will. What...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By erich330ci
Thanks for the information. The indy shop I...

Thanks for the information. The indy shop I mentioned only works on BMWs. Starting to think either I misheard the quote or the guy just had his numbers screwed up. He has always been very...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By erich330ci
2004 330ci Front Control Arm Replacement

Seems like a pretty basic, uncomplicated job that should take less than two hours. That said, at around $90/hour plus about $300 for parts, it seems somewhere around $500 should be the going rate. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 06:45 PM
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Posted By erich330ci
Around $1,300, which sounds like highway robbery....

Around $1,300, which sounds like highway robbery.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
LTFT at 60 mph on my scanner and borrowed...

LTFT at 60 mph on my scanner and borrowed scanner:

575399575400

LTFT at warm idle on mine and borrowed:

575401575402

Numbers are very similar. What next? Thinking about taking car to a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By erich330ci
2004 330ci Front Control Arm Replacement

What is a reasonable labor charge or this job?

I'm seeing prices of around $150 per side for the bracket with bushing. Sound about right?

I'm asking because the indy shop quote I received...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
Below are pics I took within two minutes of on...

Below are pics I took within two minutes of on another. The first (left) is from an Actron AutoScanner Plus CP9180. The second (right) is from my CReader 6. The car had run for less than two...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
Will look into 04 upgrade. Thought 03 was...

Will look into 04 upgrade. Thought 03 was current. Borrowed another scanner, but haven't had a chance to try it out yet. More to come...


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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
I'll try to drum up another tool, but will send...

I'll try to drum up another tool, but will send you a pic of the LTFT from mine in the meantime.

Thanks.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
The first three pics are at 1, 2 and 3 minutes...

The first three pics are at 1, 2 and 3 minutes after starting engine cold this morning. Temperature was 55 degrees. The fourth pic is at the end of an 18-mile highway commute at 65 mph for all but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
CReader 6 software version 02.03.000. The...

CReader 6 software version 02.03.000.

The car really doesn't exhibit and outward symptoms. It runs great. I've owned it for several years now and it still feels to me like it runs as smooth and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
I assume the O2 sensors are connected properly,...

I assume the O2 sensors are connected properly, but don't know for certain and need to confirm (when I figure out how to do so).

Warm idle LTFT is approx. +30%.

Warm 60mph LTFT is approx. +15%....
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
Working on compiling data. Only able to get this...

Working on compiling data. Only able to get this today:

LTFT at idle - hot - 30%

MAF at idle - hot - 0.4 lb/minute


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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
No longer an idle problem. That was cured with...

No longer an idle problem. That was cured with DISA valve replacement.

Same P0171 & P0174 codes as detailed in other post.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
'04 330ci - Best place to buy Mass Air Sensor

Hello, jfoj. Your help is always appreciated. Not sure if I'm really still chasing my tail, as I've been fairly strongly lead to believe that trying a different MAF sensor is the most prudent, if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
Disconnected existing MAF sensor and found no...

Disconnected existing MAF sensor and found no discernible difference in performance. Could this mean the sensor isn't working and the engine is running in fail-safe mode?


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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
Interested. Details, please. Thanks. ...

Interested. Details, please. Thanks.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-29-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,078
Posted By erich330ci
Just spoke with Potomac German Auto. They have a...

Just spoke with Potomac German Auto. They have a used sensor for $75, but when I asked if there is any way to confirm whether or not it actually works before I buy and install it, the sales rep said...
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