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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 42,940
Posted By 28firefighter
Just by way of an update, my idle dipping issues...

Just by way of an update, my idle dipping issues were resolved by addressing the low refrigerant in my compressor. Hopefully I don't have a leak, but that took care of it.

Sent from my SPH-D700...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By 28firefighter
My car has the bogging as well, not howling. If...

My car has the bogging as well, not howling. If you get past that rpm range the car is fine.

Mechanic says that this is normal as the e46 ages And BMW has not written a transmission software...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,409
Posted By 28firefighter
My mechanic is using a GT1 or maybe Autologic. ...

My mechanic is using a GT1 or maybe Autologic. One of the two.

It is throwing no faults and everything looks perfectly normal according to the data readout. Every other mechanic I've taken it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,409
Posted By 28firefighter
We changed the wiring harness between the MAF and...

We changed the wiring harness between the MAF and DME. No change.

I find it hard to believe that this is normal for the car. My fiancée's 4 cylinder Mazda has more getup and go.

Thinking...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,409
Posted By 28firefighter
I missed your post, Hukerfaker. Will investigate...

I missed your post, Hukerfaker. Will investigate later today.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,409
Posted By 28firefighter
Update: Car just spent 2 weeks at the mechanic. ...

Update: Car just spent 2 weeks at the mechanic. We've done a transmission fluid change, tried new pre-cat o2 sensors, tried new CPS', and VANOS seals all to no avail.

The car is not throwing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,409
Posted By 28firefighter
Yes, several times. I have also physically...

Yes, several times. I have also physically inspected every single area I can for cracks and leaks.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,409
Posted By 28firefighter
Well, my bogging problem is still very much...

Well, my bogging problem is still very much present after having driven about 1000 miles with the new MAF. I can reproduce this issue rapidly once at highway speeds, and no one seems to know what to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By 28firefighter
I believe what you're saying about it being...

I believe what you're saying about it being normal, however it still feels as though something is off. I am fine with the RPM's dropping, but my concern is that when I push the gas when this happens...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By 28firefighter
Do you mean the Torque Converter? I'm not...

Do you mean the Torque Converter? I'm not familiar with a "level sensor" that determines grade.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By 28firefighter
Something I'm noticing, not sure if it is...

Something I'm noticing, not sure if it is something that is relevant or something that anyone else is experiencing, is that this issue tends to surface more consistently when going uphill.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By 28firefighter
I have this problem as well. Curious to know the...

I have this problem as well. Curious to know the outcome.

I've done same as you plus fuel pump and filter and new MAF, but not Vanos.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,409
Posted By 28firefighter
After a 300 mile drive last night, the car is...

After a 300 mile drive last night, the car is bogging still at highway speeds and my idle is still dipping quite a bit. My low end power is back and great, so I attribute that to the MAF.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,409
Posted By 28firefighter
Just another update after the MAF has had some...

Just another update after the MAF has had some time to adapt. My car is at, about, 95% I'd say. It still has some slight bog but it is barely noticeable. I will likely run a thing of techron...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,409
Posted By 28firefighter
Update: I cleaned the MAF, unplugged the...

Update:

I cleaned the MAF, unplugged the battery, and drove around with zero improvement whatsoever. I ended up buying a MAF and I installed it this evening, although I am out of town it was not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,409
Posted By 28firefighter
I have not cleaned the MAF because the general...

I have not cleaned the MAF because the general sense I get here is that it is a complete waste of time. I can give it a shot, and let you folks know. I park outside and its pouring rain for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,409
Posted By 28firefighter
Thank you all for responding. All the rubber...

Thank you all for responding. All the rubber pieces have been checked and the car has been smoke tested more times than I'd like to think about.

The DISA is new and functioning and the ICV and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,409
Posted By 28firefighter
Bad MAF? More confused than ever.

So after having my fuel pump and filter replaced, I'm still having issues. What I initially thought was unrelated all seems to be adding up to what I think is a bad MAF.

Here are my symptoms:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By 28firefighter
There are no torn intake boots whatsoever...

There are no torn intake boots whatsoever anywhere. I have gone over it with a fine tooth comb. Thanks for the suggestion though!

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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By 28firefighter
Just wanted to post an update... After...

Just wanted to post an update...

After further investigation and checking the fuel delivery system, the pressure was all over the place. In some cases, when hitting the gas my fuel pressure would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By 28firefighter
Just wanted to post an update... After...

Just wanted to post an update...

After further investigation and checking the fuel delivery system, the pressure was all over the place. In some cases, when hitting the gas my fuel pressure would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By 28firefighter
No codes at all. Just degraded performance. ...

No codes at all. Just degraded performance.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By 28firefighter
I was under the impression that vanos was a...

I was under the impression that vanos was a gradual decrease in power. My car has 83k miles on it so I haven't known it without the vanos issue.

This was a sudden in change in performance.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By 28firefighter
Do I have a vacuum leak somewhere?

Hi all,

I have a 2004 330xi steptronic. As of about 3 weeks ago I have a whistling noise when I accelerate. It is much louder between 2k and 3k rpms. Additionally, it feels like I've lost some...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 01-25-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,431
Posted By 28firefighter
Are you sure this has Bluetooth? I looked up the...

Are you sure this has Bluetooth? I looked up the part number and it is listed as having assist only with no Bluetooth.

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