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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-29-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,655
Posted By thevmax
OK, I should have replied sooner to this thread,...

OK, I should have replied sooner to this thread, but I have been doing some research on the problem.

Since I installed the new fuel filter, the car now does start on first try and keeps...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,655
Posted By thevmax
I used the SEAFOAM through gas tank, oil, and...

I used the SEAFOAM through gas tank, oil, and intake.
The only difference I noticed is that the car does seem to have
better response when warmed up. I have replaced the fuel filter,
since it was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,655
Posted By thevmax
OK, I'm going to purchase a fuel filter tomorrow....

OK, I'm going to purchase a fuel filter tomorrow.
By the way, it says right on the SeaFoam product package that it will not harm the O2 sensors
P. S. Your RIDE looks great!
But how can you go back...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,655
Posted By thevmax
Yesterday and today, I tried starting the car...

Yesterday and today, I tried starting the car from a cold start.
While it did start easier, it still takes 3 tries, without feathering the gas, before it dies.
On the 3rd try, it will idle on it's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,655
Posted By thevmax
OK. This morning, 11/30/10, I tried starting the...

OK. This morning, 11/30/10, I tried starting the car after overnight parking.
1ST start a little ragged, and then it died.
2ND Start same.
3RD Start raggged start, but continued to run on it's own...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,655
Posted By thevmax
240sxplan - I purchased SEAFOAM from my NAPA...

240sxplan - I purchased SEAFOAM from my NAPA dealer today.
I filled up my tank and put a whole can in the gas tank as he suggested.
I also put in half a can into the oil crankcase.
I then drove...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,655
Posted By thevmax
MAF Checked

Lastweekend I pulled the air filter and checked the MAF and it is clean enough to eat off of!
So I don't believe that is the problem. I guess I will have to check for air leaks through the assembly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,655
Posted By thevmax
I replace the oil filter at 5000 miles because...

I replace the oil filter at 5000 miles because they aren't made to run 10 or 15k miles. Since the purpose of the oil filter is to remove contaminants, it should be dirty and it is cheap insurance to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,655
Posted By thevmax
I am having the same problem: Cold Start runs...

I am having the same problem: Cold Start runs rough until car has warmed up
Running a 2003 E46 325i with 108,000 miles on her. I have owned the car since March 2010 when the odometer was at 84,000...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-04-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,258
Posted By thevmax
Weather doesn't have anything to do with it. I've...

Weather doesn't have anything to do with it. I've had the problem since I purchased my 2003 325i, a few months ago (passenger side).
I bought new bulbs but that didn't solve the problem. Matter of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 33,974
Views: 2,711,766
Posted By thevmax
Fyi !!! Car cranking over but not starting

FYI !!! CAR CRANKING OVER BUT NOT STARTING
Saturday, July 24, 2010, I walked out to my garage and tried to start my 2003 325i...
it cranked over (new battery), all the lights worked (even while...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,394
Posted By thevmax
Leather vs Leatherette

I AGREE!
Also, leather holds you in better. Leatherette is slippery.
I had a 1995 M3 with leather seating that was cracked.
The kid who owned it before me, didn't take care of the seats.
(But,...
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