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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,281
Posted By BMW330CiEric
I did the head gasket, VANOS seals, hoses and...

I did the head gasket, VANOS seals, hoses and various other things. I didn't have the tools to set the timing correctly. I put it together without the tools, it ran fine but the CEL would not turn...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,281
Posted By BMW330CiEric
I've taken it to several places and they all tell...

I've taken it to several places and they all tell me the same thing, that I can have 1 readiness indicator incomplete.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,281
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Thanks for the link, I tried that one...maybe I...

Thanks for the link, I tried that one...maybe I will try it again.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,281
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Done that. One guy had to drive his car 900 miles...

Done that. One guy had to drive his car 900 miles before they showed complete. Another guy said that the car needs to be driven at 50-60 mph for 15 minutes and 20-30 mph for 4 minutes. I did that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,281
Posted By BMW330CiEric
I would do that except I just paid $600 to have...

I would do that except I just paid $600 to have the VANOS/Cam timing set and the check engine light reset. It will pass smog if I could get all except one of the readiness indicators to show as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,281
Posted By BMW330CiEric
I can have one incomplete....

I can have one incomplete....
Forum: California 05-17-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Help!!! Car won't pass smog! Readiness indicators are incomplete.

I have a 2004 330CI that needs to be smogged. I had some work done on my car and the computer reset. That was 2 weeks and 260 miles ago. All readiness indicators are showing as complete except...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,281
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Help!!! Car won't pass smog! Readiness indicators are incomplete.

I have a 2004 330CI that needs to be smogged. I had some work done on my car and the computer reset. That was 2 weeks and 260 miles ago. All readiness indicators are showing as complete except...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,107
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Good stuff. How do you do this in SoCal... ...

Good stuff. How do you do this in SoCal...

"My check engine light came on. Not wanting to get screwed on the repair I bought a Peake Tool. By the time the tool arrived the light had gone out....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,107
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Thanks. I just found this...kind of discouraging....

Thanks. I just found this...kind of discouraging.

"I had a friend with this problem on his 330i. Did drive cycle after drive cycle nothing worked and nothing was wrong with his car. Finally after...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,107
Posted By BMW330CiEric
I fixed the problem that caused the CEL to come...

I fixed the problem that caused the CEL to come on. I was told I need to drive the car for 40-50 miles before I took the car in for a smog check. I have driven the car 90 miles and some of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,107
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Why did you respond then????

Why did you respond then????
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,107
Posted By BMW330CiEric
How long for computer to reset??

I have an 04 330ci that had the computer reset, the check engine light was on. I tried to have it smogged but it came up as incomplete. How many miles do I need to drive it before the computer comes...
Forum: California 02-07-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 61,767
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Did the head gasket and put it back together with...

Did the head gasket and put it back together with no special tools. Runs great but the check engine light is on and I need to have the car smog tested. Throwing code P0014. I think its off a tooth.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Thanks You. I read that thread about the guy that...

Thanks You. I read that thread about the guy that used 2 adjustable wrenches yesterday. I might try it. I just don't want to have to do this twice.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Correct. Ultimate solution would be to find a...

Correct. Ultimate solution would be to find a shop that could just pass the car if I flip them a few extra bucks, if that's even possible. Next best solution would be to find the timing tools and fix...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Head gasket. I also had to time-cert the block...

Head gasket. I also had to time-cert the block and replace VANOS seals and some other stuff. It runs like a champ, but I need the light off to pass smog. The registration expired the other day....
Forum: California 02-05-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Anybody know how to get a hold of OP. Or does...

Anybody know how to get a hold of OP. Or does anybody know where I can get my timing set in OC for cheap.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Done, Thanks

Done, Thanks
Forum: California 02-05-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 61,767
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Anybody know where I can get my cam timing set...

Anybody know where I can get my cam timing set for cheap. I'm in OC.
Forum: California 02-05-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Need timing tools or somebody that will do the work for cheap.

My car will not pass the smog test. I need somebody that can set my cam timing in OC. I recently did a head gasket on my car but did not use any special tools to set the timing. It runs great but the...
Forum: California 02-05-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By BMW330CiEric
I don't have the time, money or tools at this...

I don't have the time, money or tools at this time.
Forum: California 02-05-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Thank you. Any more help?

Thank you. Any more help?
Forum: California 02-04-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Where are you at? I am in OC, CA. I need to rent...

Where are you at? I am in OC, CA. I need to rent these please.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By BMW330CiEric
Throwing code P0014. Cam timing is off. I did a...

Throwing code P0014. Cam timing is off. I did a head gasket a while back and did not set the timing properly. I don't have the time, money or tools to fix the problem right now.
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