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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By moneymike
I don't know the spark plug...I was just told ANY...

I don't know the spark plug...I was just told ANY platinum spark plug was "too hot" and not good...and I was told that ANY coolant other then the BMW blue coolant should not be used...

besides...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,642
Posted By moneymike
Thanks Geo31...I have not overheated since...I...

Thanks Geo31...I have not overheated since...I got the coolant light that came on but I bled it again and it has been fine...I do still get the code P0116 Engine Coolant Temp Sensor 1 ckt...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By moneymike
How important is OEM?

I had a guy tell me that you MUST use the blue Bimmer coolant and you must use OEM Spark plugs

I know I have regular coolant in right now and I also have platinum spark plugs (which I was told was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By moneymike
How many of these parts can I get used? or would...

How many of these parts can I get used? or would you recommend getting used?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By moneymike
it started misfiring...which I would guess caused...

it started misfiring...which I would guess caused a ruffer idle...I honestly don't know when the camshaft issues and the lead diagnostic pump issues started so it might be a part of it...

I can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By moneymike
you are right...I will forgive him..its just a...

you are right...I will forgive him..its just a car right...and a 2000 at that...

what should I look for on a cold start...and is that like cold as in the weather or cold as in I haven't driven it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By moneymike
the tranny works and shifts fine but since I am...

the tranny works and shifts fine but since I am getting gear 5 incorrect ratio they are telling me that the tranny is bad..
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By moneymike
Lost cause? I need blunt honesty here...

Ok guys awhile ago i was having overheating issues...it was actually my brother...so the upper radiator hose blew...car over heated & he drove it for 10+ miles while overheated...at stoplight car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By moneymike
why does everybody always say get a bently manual?

why does everybody always say get a bently manual?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By moneymike
Lol I'm only 32...I got the car at a...

Lol I'm only 32...I got the car at a auction...well my mechanic did & had no idea all this was wrong...he said he will do the tranny for free...but all the other stuff i just wanna get straight...i...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By moneymike
Haha thats funny... Ok so first knock out...

Haha thats funny...

Ok so first knock out the tranny over $2500...

Then cam sensor, intake boot & hoses
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By moneymike
Big Trouble in Little Bimmer PLEASE HELP!!!

Ok guys this thread will some up all my problems I have been posing about over the past month...the transmission, the check engine light, all that...I took the car in and got a diagnostic this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By moneymike
I did put them all back according to the fuse...

I did put them all back according to the fuse card which is obviously labeled wrong or i have bigger issues
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By moneymike
I stand corrected the tranny still goes into limp...

I stand corrected the tranny still goes into limp mode when the fuse is missing but I still don't know why some of the things don't work on the cluster...guess i have a electrical issue too...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By moneymike
But Im not changing them...only taking them out...

But Im not changing them...only taking them out and putting them back in
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By moneymike
thanks but I'm even more confused then before...

thanks but I'm even more confused then before now...I did a reset on the cluster and tranny...then I pulled the #10, 34, & 43 fuses for the instrument cluster and put them back in and now my high...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By moneymike
If this car is all electric why isnt is possible...

If this car is all electric why isnt is possible that something electric is causing it to go into limp mode?

I'm even more confused then before now...I did a reset on the cluster and tranny...then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By moneymike
Idk maybe yours is different then mine...i have...

Idk maybe yours is different then mine...i have the super basic entry level and my card says no fuse goes in #34

Sent from my GT-P7510 using Bimmer
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By moneymike
Yes that is my goal...when i first got the car...

Yes that is my goal...when i first got the car some fuses were missing so i put them in...some stuff started working and other stuff stopped...but i remember not going into limp mode before i noticed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By moneymike
Kwaz but does your chart say you should have one?...

Kwaz but does your chart say you should have one?

Sent from my GT-P7510 using Bimmer
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By moneymike
If you have a 2000 323i please

If you have a fuse in the #34 slot...this is the slot to the far right on top row

I would greatly appreciate it as my cluster is not working without it but the fuse card says it should be empty......
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By moneymike
Another update...while the instrument cluster is...

Another update...while the instrument cluster is not functioning under normal conditions i ran the instrument cluster test and everything tested perfect

Sent from my GT-P7510 using Bimmer
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By moneymike
OMG ok so ive had a variety of different post on...

OMG ok so ive had a variety of different post on the forums about my tranny going into limp mode & the check engine light being on but now i am totally STUMPED! I decided to put the fuses the way the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By moneymike
Is it possible something went wrong?

I have a 2000 323i and fuse #34 for the instrument cluster says that it should be empty based on the fuse card but when I take the fuse out of it my instrument cluster doesn't work properly. My...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By moneymike
WOW...after doing some research on those codes I...

WOW...after doing some research on those codes I have learned A LOT about my car...in a good and bad way lol...I am curious though out of the P1397 & the P1470 which one can make the check engine...
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