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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Nate323Ci
P1478 BMW Evaporative Emissions System Leak...

P1478 BMW Evaporative Emissions System Leak Detected.

That's what ive found.

I suppose it could be wiring although I really hope it isnt...ill have to dig around in there tomorrow.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Nate323Ci
P0302, p1250 & p1478

So I let the car sit over the winter and tried to crank it up but got three codes.

P0302 - Misfire cylinder 2
P1250 - Something fuel related
P1478 - Vacuum leak

I changed all the plugs today...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-08-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,578
Posted By Nate323Ci
Ooh, what a fun thread... My engine went at...

Ooh, what a fun thread...

My engine went at 90,000. Replaced. Fuel pump went at 120,000ish, replaced. FPR changed at the same time. Oil separator replaced. Rear windshield leaks, cant find a site...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By Nate323Ci
Car jerked left and DCS light came on.

I was coming to a red light and was pushing the brake pedal when the car jerked left for a split second and my DSC light came on. My OBD scanner doesn't pick up anything, but it's just a generic OBD...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By Nate323Ci
Just because your check engine light isnt on...

Just because your check engine light isnt on doesnt mean there wont be any codes. I do not know where you can get a free scan in the UK. Might want to invest in a cheao OBD or one of those Peak...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By Nate323Ci
Nice. I wish I had the money to do all 4 right...

Nice. I wish I had the money to do all 4 right now, but I've already sunk too much the past two months on the fuel pump, ccv, fuel filter, regulator, and VCG.:read:

I'll have to replace it by its...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By Nate323Ci
Describe the idle problem? When does it occur? ...

Describe the idle problem? When does it occur? Does it smooth out? Have you taken it to auto-zone for a free OBD code scan?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By Nate323Ci
Front left strut

Another part bites the dust. Everything is breaking on me this year.

My entire front left strut assembly moves about a 1/2" left to right (if standing in front of the car and looking at it) Is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By Nate323Ci
Cold start pulley issue

I believe I have a pulley or belt that is causing really hard starts on cold starts. I can hear a loud screech and the engine stumbles for a second before smoothing out.

If I shut it off and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,327
Posted By Nate323Ci
Hold up. your saying the vacuum port on the oil...

Hold up. your saying the vacuum port on the oil separator gets capped? i have the vacuum from the fuel rail running to that. is this not correct?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,645
Posted By Nate323Ci
Can you hear the fuel pump prime on a cold start?...

Can you hear the fuel pump prime on a cold start?

Is the SAP working?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,981
Posted By Nate323Ci
Here's a video. I think its just a noisy fuel...

Here's a video. I think its just a noisy fuel filter. Opinions?

http://youtu.be/nBN7H7whit4
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,509
Posted By Nate323Ci
Your fuel pump might be on it's way out(is it...

Your fuel pump might be on it's way out(is it original?). Mine caused the vehicle to not start one day. I thought it was plugs so I changed them out and the car ran perfect for another week then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,981
Posted By Nate323Ci
The sound isn't there until the engine starts. I...

The sound isn't there until the engine starts. I know the sound of the prime and this isnt it. This sounds like a really small vacuum leak from the filter/regulator area. I just dont want to deal...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,981
Posted By Nate323Ci
Replacement was a breeze. Reused the gasket and...

Replacement was a breeze. Reused the gasket and made sure I put it down before the pump.
Here's another tip, you can use the back end of a writing pen to plug the line you take off. Fits perfectly....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,981
Posted By Nate323Ci
Suppose I could get it from the dealer...

Suppose I could get it from the dealer tomorrow....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,981
Posted By Nate323Ci
Oye....my pump kit didn't come with a...

Oye....my pump kit didn't come with a gasket...and its not something the standard auto-part stores carry. Would the old one not work?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Nate323Ci
You sure its not the injectors that you're...

You sure its not the injectors that you're hearing? I have the same noise from the same area and assumed it was the injectors spraying? No?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,075
Posted By Nate323Ci
If its for the 2000 323, its not under the hood...

If its for the 2000 323, its not under the hood and not built into the fuel filter. It's about another foot towards the front of the car from the fuel filter. Very easy to replace. I think the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By Nate323Ci
Did you check the vacuum hose going from the top...

Did you check the vacuum hose going from the top of the fuel rail to the oil separator? Mine had a hole. These hoses get brittle over time, you just have to replace them if they're crusty.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,981
Posted By Nate323Ci
Thanks for confirming and the %5...

Thanks for confirming and the %5 discount!:thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,981
Posted By Nate323Ci
Might be a dumb question...but the link I posted...

Might be a dumb question...but the link I posted says Fuel Pre-Pump. Is this the sending unit or the actual pump under the rear passenger seat? If this is a fuel Pre-Pump, where is the main pump?
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,981
Posted By Nate323Ci
I have a little over 130k miles on it. Filter and...

I have a little over 130k miles on it. Filter and regulator changed a couple of weeks ago. Never thought about the gas cap. I shall invest in one of those as well.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,872
Posted By Nate323Ci
Make sure the two screws holding down the intake...

Make sure the two screws holding down the intake box are tightened down. I lost one of the screws which causes it to vibrate at certain RPMS.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,939
Posted By Nate323Ci
I had a "knock" coming from under my valve cover....

I had a "knock" coming from under my valve cover. Put a bottle of Chevron Techron in the tank and the knock went away.

If you buy a CCV kit, don't get a cheap off market one. I made that mistake...
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