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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By pppham
Yes, the ceramic mon. all gone. Short...

Yes, the ceramic mon. all gone.

Short story, engine seized a year ago. I just had the engine out recently and that is how I found the problem. Bank 2 cat is fine. I found used engine from one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By pppham
Well, it has been almost a month and hundred of...

Well, it has been almost a month and hundred of cycles - I just wanted to report back that SES light has not been on.

This thread still going strong and has taught me a lot of things while...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By pppham
Jfoj, so took your advice, did not change...

Jfoj, so took your advice, did not change anything. I decided to take the car out and drive to the mountain. Round trip around 200 miles, and so far the SES still off. Drive around town couple...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By pppham
Great. Will do as you advice. Thanks again jfoj.

Great. Will do as you advice. Thanks again jfoj.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By pppham
I wanted to thanks everyone starting from post #7...

I wanted to thanks everyone starting from post #7 especially jFoj for his knowledge and willingness. Here are the answer to all questions starting from post #7:

Yes, I have read the link from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By pppham
Cool. Thought you were in Raleigh since I am...

Cool. Thought you were in Raleigh since I am traveling for business next two days.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By pppham
I guess I choose the wrong word. It has many...

I guess I choose the wrong word. It has many features as good well as PA soft. You are correct, I just don't have enough knowledge to interpreted the data and tight all together to make...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By pppham
I forgot to mention, my 740il block is seized. I...

I forgot to mention, my 740il block is seized. I just got another long block from a member on the E38 but have not time to put it together and try to hook AL619. By the way, jFoj are you in Raleigh?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By pppham
Well, on the AL619 other members stated it works...

Well, on the AL619 other members stated it works with their E46. Yep, I am confused>
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By pppham
No, I don't want to put more parts that's for...

No, I don't want to put more parts that's for sure. The Al619 I had is much more advance than others apps for smart phone (no offense). If you see the second attachment, hope you know. What is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By pppham
Glad to see you still very active on the forum. ...

Glad to see you still very active on the forum. The unit will work both of my BMW. The only thing it won't recognize is ABS and SRS.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,261
Posted By pppham
Got it. You mention BMW 1.4 aka PA Soft 1.4? ...

Got it. You mention BMW 1.4 aka PA Soft 1.4? Because I had 1.4 but it will not read SRS module on both mine 330 & 740il.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,261
Posted By pppham
Hi Imanewbie, did you get an invoice? What...

Hi Imanewbie, did you get an invoice? What exactly did they replace? Reason I am asking since my SRS light is on, more likely the hardness is bad. Just courious, if they will replace them for free.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By pppham
AL619 - Autel OBD reader and ABS/SRS

I got the Autel AL619 recently. Went to their site updated with new updates. It can read and reset SRS/ABS for my disco and benz, but will not communicate with my 330cic? Anyone got one and know it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By pppham
SES P0430 - Bank 2 cat efficiency below threadhold

Hopefully, someone has had the same issue.
2001 330 CiC - 100k, got the code P0430 reading from my OBD reader AL619. Essentially, it saids "Bank 2 Cat efficiency level below threadhold". Have...
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-18-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,726
Posted By pppham
Got home from work yesterday, hard wires the old...

Got home from work yesterday, hard wires the old one to the battery - no light (as I suspected). hard wires the new one - and there is no light (oh crap!) Now what? Further inspection of all...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,261
Posted By pppham
Forgot to ask. I got the Autel AL619. It can...

Forgot to ask. I got the Autel AL619. It can read and reset SRS/ABS for my disco and benz, but will not communicate with my 330cic? Anyone got one and know it works with BMW?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,261
Posted By pppham
Got the letter today. My airbag light is on for...

Got the letter today. My airbag light is on for weeks now. Wonder what they can find and how much it will cost to fix once I bring the car in for this recall?
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-17-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,726
Posted By pppham
Yes, fuse is good.

Yes, fuse is good.
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-17-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,726
Posted By pppham
I will try to hard wire it today. It just bugged...

I will try to hard wire it today. It just bugged the crap out of me why both were bad. With eng. is on, I have tested the accessory wire and got 14v in the fuse box in front of driver side. I have...
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-17-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,726
Posted By pppham
I am not sure if this is the right place to post....

I am not sure if this is the right place to post. Anyway, I installed the AE on my 330 CIC for couple years now. Took the vert in for service due to the roof top recently. Got the car back and now...
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-17-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By pppham
Lofty2k14, any good news?

Lofty2k14, any good news?
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-08-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By pppham
Yes. PS don't get me wrong. It was a...

Yes.


PS don't get me wrong. It was a struggle for me. From the beginning, I took to shop for diagnostic and reprogram ($90). Everything is working fine for a week or so. Then the same...
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-08-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By pppham
Yes. Just one plug.

Yes. Just one plug.
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-08-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By pppham
Hi jimbo, look at number 9 and 10 in the link...

Hi jimbo, look at number 9 and 10 in the link below. If this is the one (make sure to order insert rod and tesion spring if you dont have one). Changing them is very easy.
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