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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By silvercar
I've had some of your same issues. I have run...

I've had some of your same issues. I have run the car with the maf unplugged and sometimes it will run better for a while, but I've had the problems return even with it unplugged. Mine gets really...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-02-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,585
Posted By silvercar
I haven't figured mine out yet. My fuel pump...

I haven't figured mine out yet. My fuel pump quit last week at work, so I put that on it and drove it home, but it's still acting up. I just parked it, gonna try to find some time to try a few...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-06-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,585
Posted By silvercar
Thanks for the picture. Not sure if my straight...

Thanks for the picture. Not sure if my straight up 325 is piped the same there as an M car, but I'm gonna have a look for sure.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-04-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,585
Posted By silvercar
My car is doing the same thing. 02 325i auto...

My car is doing the same thing. 02 325i auto trans, just as intermittant as yours. Perfect for the last few trips, but last week it was failing almost every trip I took. I have replaced tps and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
I have had my intake hoses off many times for...

I have had my intake hoses off many times for different things. They look old and rough, but seem to still be completely intact. I probably need to check them with air pressure or water to make...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
Damm. I'm sorry this has not worked as well for...

Damm. I'm sorry this has not worked as well for you. I'm trying to think of other things I have done to get to the bottom of this issue before unplugging the maf. When I first brought my car home...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
All I did was unplug the connector. I have heard...

All I did was unplug the connector. I have heard conflicting reports about the wire harness being an issue. I have cleaned some of my wire harness, not all of it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
lilbimmer! Good to hear from you. Electronics...

lilbimmer! Good to hear from you. Electronics are very vulnerable to temperature at times. You may recall that I also replaced my throttle body to no good result. I think I drove like a week...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
Thanks for joining in weste. Haven't learned...

Thanks for joining in weste. Haven't learned anything new yet. Got a few things to try, but need time. I guess after Thanksgiving. We'll get there someday! Tough when you're short on $ and time.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
Is the beemer your everyday driver? You should...

Is the beemer your everyday driver? You should be able to tell if you made a difference or not. Had to attend an out of state funeral over the weekend, did not get to the bummer yet.....still...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
Have you cleaned the throttle body? I would for...

Have you cleaned the throttle body? I would for sure do that before buying one. I talked to my buddy about the ICV and those things hardly ever go bad and when they do there are obvious symptoms. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
I cleaned mine too. Same, seems to move freely. ...

I cleaned mine too. Same, seems to move freely. The one thing I noticed on it was that it had some scratching on the vanes. I don't know if this is normal or not, or if it would affect operation. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-01-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
40, I have been tempted to replace the idle valve...

40, I have been tempted to replace the idle valve too. But, I already hung one part on this thing that it didn't need because I THOUGHT I had seen enough evidence. Ain't doin that anymore. I want...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-30-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
Nothing yet, I got hurricaned on, didn't have...

Nothing yet, I got hurricaned on, didn't have time to fool with it. Gonna try and get a set of needle files and go after all the connectors. Might be 2 weeks before I get a chance, got a down tree...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
On 10/15 My buddy scanned the car and erased...

On 10/15 My buddy scanned the car and erased everything. On 10/19 I filed the maf connections and made sure of tightness. Car failed almost immediately on way home from work. On 10/20 I scanned...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
My scanner is kind of a pos, it's ok for reading...

My scanner is kind of a pos, it's ok for reading SOME generic codes and clearing them, but not sufficient for complete information. A buddy of mine has access to a good one and scanned the car for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
Silver330, I know the engine wire harness can be...

Silver330, I know the engine wire harness can be trouble on these things, I have done some inspection of it, some cleaning of connectors. None of them are burned. Will do more as I get time to dig...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
I've been buried at work and with house...

I've been buried at work and with house maintenance issues which had priority over the bummer lately. Haven't put the scanner on it yet, but I have determined that my failures are almost always at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By silvercar
It's been a couple months, what did you discover?...

It's been a couple months, what did you discover? I'm having similar issues.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
you got it.

you got it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
I never get a flashing dsc light with the others...

I never get a flashing dsc light with the others or alone, it always comes on solid and with the others. Check engine light occasionally comes on, not every time and it goes away after resets. If...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
zchild, did you have p1500 code as well? Did you...

zchild, did you have p1500 code as well? Did you replace the IAC motor? Throttle body is new on my car and I cleaned the IAC and it moves freely. IAC did have some scratching on the vane, don't know...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
I'll come back to the thread when I learn...

I'll come back to the thread when I learn something new. I'm going to try some things this weekend if I get time.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
I'm a bit frustrated trying to track this because...

I'm a bit frustrated trying to track this because there are no glaring symptoms. I've never seen a car run so well and be so f'ed up. Having never owned a Bmw before, or any car with a drive by...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,551
Posted By silvercar
EML, DSC, circle-arrow, brake lights on, limp mode.

Seth, you out there? I'm brand new to E46 fan, just got an 02 325i, trying to track this driveability nightmare. More later, gotta go.
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