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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,914
Posted By rfbmwfan
Ok, so.. last night I left the battery charger on...

Ok, so.. last night I left the battery charger on by accident. However, this morning on the drive to work, I kept waiting for the car to start missing, and nothing.

So then today I drove it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,914
Posted By rfbmwfan
I understand it's impossible to tell what's wrong...

I understand it's impossible to tell what's wrong with the car on the internet. I'm merely looking for ideas here, because everything I've tried so far isn't coming up with anything. I'm grasping for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,914
Posted By rfbmwfan
I do work in a shop, however I don't put used...

I do work in a shop, however I don't put used parts on my car. I did mention that I used aftermarket cam position sensors (no trouble the last 2 years since installed though).

Coil and injector...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,914
Posted By rfbmwfan
csean, where there any other symptoms? Did it...

csean, where there any other symptoms? Did it happen all the time or once the car was warmed up?

e46mango, I did replace the cam pos sensors, but they are not oem. Been problem free the last year...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,914
Posted By rfbmwfan
No other obd2 codes other than p0305. When I...

No other obd2 codes other than p0305. When I connect my bmw dis software, it shows another code. DME 1F activation ignition cylinder 5. I've checked all fuses and relays. I am at wits end with this. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,914
Posted By rfbmwfan
Read the post. Already done all that. Compression...

Read the post. Already done all that. Compression is 120 in all cylinders.
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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,914
Posted By rfbmwfan
Bump Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I727 using...

Bump

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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,914
Posted By rfbmwfan
About 1000 miles ago, I did ccv system, intake...

About 1000 miles ago, I did ccv system, intake manifold gasket, and replaced all the vacuum lines. Disa was fine, icv was as well. It just started about 30 miles ago.

Sent from my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,914
Posted By rfbmwfan
Single misfire cylinder 5

Hey guys, I'm stumped on this. Out of the blue on my way home the other night, car starts missing. Next day I switch coil packs, plugs, fuel injectors, and no matter what the miss stays on cylinder...
Forum: Parting Out 05-10-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,321
Posted By rfbmwfan
What color is the car? Sent from my...

What color is the car?


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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,083
Posted By rfbmwfan
could be a number of reasons, I think OP stated...

could be a number of reasons, I think OP stated PO might have disconnected the line.. I know the PO did some f'ed up things on my car that had me going wtf. Maybe the PO put it there, or maybe there...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,083
Posted By rfbmwfan
OP has a 323, posted in another forum. I had all...

OP has a 323, posted in another forum. I had all the information before posting, making my information relevant.

By the way, your post came off with some attitude, so don't be surprised when you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,083
Posted By rfbmwfan
well jojo12, seems like you didn't really read...

well jojo12, seems like you didn't really read into that thread. I'll give you a tip. It shows where on the back of the manifold the vacuum line goes to. That's where I was going with it ;)

Btw,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,083
Posted By rfbmwfan
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=6704...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=670441
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,328
Posted By rfbmwfan
I think when I used to use mine before I upgraded...

I think when I used to use mine before I upgraded to the DICE kit, I burned at 12x and my changer would read them. I forgot where I got that tip, but it worked. Some older players will not play if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By rfbmwfan
This, is why it should be taken to BMW for...

This, is why it should be taken to BMW for alignment.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,523
Posted By rfbmwfan
These are really nice, but the price is not worth...

These are really nice, but the price is not worth it to me.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By rfbmwfan
You know that other brands have cooling systems...

You know that other brands have cooling systems that require maintenance as well, right? I don't know of any water pumps, hoses, thermostats, and radiators that last forever. Only reason this is a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 19,425
Posted By rfbmwfan
Looks like I struck a nerve there.. :jack: ...

Looks like I struck a nerve there.. :jack:

Anyways, the engineers figured there would be cheap a$$es out there or idiots who don't want to trust (or read their owners manual) what BMW has spent...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 19,425
Posted By rfbmwfan
You can run with regular unleaded, the car's...

You can run with regular unleaded, the car's sensors and engine management computer can adjust for different levels of octane. But it's recommended to use premium. The owner's manual states you might...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,844
Posted By rfbmwfan
The piston seemed to have great back and forth...

The piston seemed to have great back and forth movement, it wasn't until I attempted to remove it that I found it was stuck in there, while the intake side would just slide out with almost no...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,582
Posted By rfbmwfan
Pentosin all the way. I was having trouble with...

Pentosin all the way. I was having trouble with harsh shifts on my car when I first bought it. After I put the pentosin in, all my harsh shifting went away. It's smooth as butter now compared to what...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,124
Posted By rfbmwfan
Inspect the vehicle on that side. You might find...

Inspect the vehicle on that side. You might find a torn boot.
Or if you're uncomfortable with that take it to a shop and ask for a visual inspection
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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,681
Posted By rfbmwfan
If it doesn't have the new GPS 911 capabilities...

If it doesn't have the new GPS 911 capabilities that are required by law, no one in their right mind will buy one since no phone company will activate it. Had that problem in my moms old 740il.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,844
Posted By rfbmwfan
You might as well do the seals while you're in...

You might as well do the seals while you're in there. They're cheap, too. If you understand how the VANOS works, you know you might not see much improvement if you don't replace them? Why waste all...
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