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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 05:48 AM
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Posted By jfoj
I personally believe that a lot of these oil...

I personally believe that a lot of these oil consumption problems that are caused by carbon build up can be directly traced back to poor driving conditions.

Meaning short trips where the engine...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 431
Posted By jfoj
Fuel pump and filter is a good place to start if...

Fuel pump and filter is a good place to start if for no other reason than for PM, but maybe your fuel pump is soft and will improve fuel trims.

Once the pump is installed, watch the fuel trims and...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By jfoj
The temp gauge is buffered by around 50F, just...

The temp gauge is buffered by around 50F, just because the gauge is at o'clock does not mean the engine temp is actually high enough.

Read the 3rd and 4th links below in my signature to figure out...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 05:27 AM
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Posted By jfoj
Not sure these threads are a good idea. ...

Not sure these threads are a good idea.

Anyone that is stating any value about MPG really needs to reset the OBC for each tank and also state the the average MPH, yes average Miles Per Hour.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 431
Posted By jfoj
Do not need a graph. Ideal LTFT should be...

Do not need a graph.

Ideal LTFT should be between 0% to +2.5/3.0%. Anything over +3.0% should be investigated. +/- 10% will typically trigger the SES/CEL/MIL.

Your LTFT is static and not...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum Yesterday, 05:43 PM
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Views: 222
Posted By jfoj
ESC Tuning has GKN axles, I think they are around...

ESC Tuning has GKN axles, I think they are around $250 each??
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By jfoj
Well, I would purchase the lock cylinder from the...

Well, I would purchase the lock cylinder from the dealer because it will come ready to install and your key will work in it. They match the tumblers to your key based on the VIN.

Now you have...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By jfoj
The VERY first thing any E46 owner needs to do...

The VERY first thing any E46 owner needs to do when the buy a used car is to buy a new keyfob and make sure there are at least 2 working keyfobs!!!

The new key should be around $135 if you read...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By jfoj
You need to read the first 2 links below in my...

You need to read the first 2 links below in my signature.

Need to see Freeze Frame info if the SES/CEL/MIL is on and Fuel Trim values at both warm idle and a steady highway cruise between 45-60...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 02:20 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 335,648
Posted By jfoj
You have an '04 which probably has Wideband...

You have an '04 which probably has Wideband Pre-Cat Sensors and this makes the Post Cat sensors more difficult to spoof/fool.

You might be better off going this route? http://www.o2sim.com/
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By jfoj
There were some kits, but these did not always...

There were some kits, but these did not always work 100% but this may have been a problem with the assembly, very few people these days can perform board level assembly, I happen to be one that can...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By jfoj
Hey, not busting on you too much. I know all...

Hey, not busting on you too much. I know all about the "works on paper" situation. The problem is TOO many Ingineers use software models these days as well. The issue is they do not put proper...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 01:59 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 20,070
Posted By jfoj
I kind of call BS on this Saturn thread. They guy...

I kind of call BS on this Saturn thread. They guy likely spun some rod bearings, but it take a lot to spin rod bearings. My guess is he did not spin the engine over with the spark plugs out and...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 20,070
Posted By jfoj
Interesting comments -...

Interesting comments - http://www.berrymanproducts.com/solution-central/will-chem-dip-harm-coatings-on-pistons/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRiZOTTel34
...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By jfoj
IF, you have a Car Kracker, assuming the...

IF, you have a Car Kracker, assuming the module/software that allow communication via the kbus, then you might be able to connect inside the trunk and unlock the car.

This was the ONLY reason I...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By jfoj
:lmao: This is too funny. So I understand...

:lmao: This is too funny.

So I understand you are an Ingineer and all, but if you really think about is hard, these cars do not have the ability to actually command the brakes on via DSC/ACS/ABS...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By jfoj
Did they ever attempt to pull one of the inside...

Did they ever attempt to pull one of the inside door handles?

Not sure what I would do in this case.

I think the drivers door lock cylinder is cheaper than a window glass, much easier to...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By jfoj
So here is the deal, if the console button does...

So here is the deal, if the console button does not work, note IT WILL NOT UNLOCK THE DOOR, it will release the DEADLOCK in the actuator, you then need to pull a door handle once to UNLOCK the door....
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 20,070
Posted By jfoj
^+1, pressure will in fact push solvent around...

^+1, pressure will in fact push solvent around the ring lands and groove.

Seems that this flushing may need multiple attempts to really do much of anything.

A bit harsh, but I wonder if...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 20,070
Posted By jfoj
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1057...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1057387
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By jfoj
You are somewhat screwed. Cannot access the...

You are somewhat screwed.

Cannot access the car from the trunk.

What you need is one of these, Big Easy tool.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAW5x5Lb97k

Need to use this tool to press...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By jfoj
Do not complain about 28 MPG. But see what...

Do not complain about 28 MPG.

But see what the Average MPH or kMH ends up being for each tank.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By jfoj
Everything here screams vacuum leak or lack of...

Everything here screams vacuum leak or lack of fuel.

These codes:

202 fuel trim bank 1 control limit
203 fuel trim bank 2 control limit
227 fuel trim bank 1 permissible range exceeded
228...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By jfoj
The O2 sensors are the same for each bank, BUT...

The O2 sensors are the same for each bank, BUT depending on the configuration some models have different Pre-cat O2 sensors (Wideband) and conventional Post-Cat O2 sensors.

The Bosch direct fit...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 335,648
Posted By jfoj
So be careful here. The SAP control solenoids do...

So be careful here. The SAP control solenoids do not fail often, they can bit do not fail very often. This is a very hard item to access under the intake and intake removal may be the best option to...
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