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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By paulieb
oh the check engine light is showing up different...

oh the check engine light is showing up different faults each time i reset it! from 274e (missfire on all cylinders) to lamda before and after cat! ive replaced the one before cat (bank 1) because it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By paulieb
its not the cat! i had to replace the exhaust...

its not the cat! i had to replace the exhaust after cutting the cat out of the last one and still the same problem! ive replaced the fuel filter too! unfortunately when i rev it i cant hear the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By paulieb
rough idle and exceleration issue!

Hi! im having a problem when i excelerate! im not getting any power and i hear a squeeking/wineing noise coming from the glovebox area! thought it might be the relay for the fuel pump but was told...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By paulieb
i had a similar problem with the lights on the...

i had a similar problem with the lights on the dash coming on and head lights flickering and getting really strong at times! it was my alternator! got it reconditioned and it solved that problem! but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By paulieb
Thanks for that! ive just been put onto a ex bmw...

Thanks for that! ive just been put onto a ex bmw mechanic who sorted a similar problem out for a friend so hope to get it into him this week and ill make sure he checks ur suggestions! i will post...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By paulieb
Help!!

hi! i have a problem that maybe u have heard about or have come accross in ur work! i have a 03 318ci convertible (auto) with a n42 engine! my problem is when im in idle (p) or stoped at lights ect....
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-05-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By paulieb
cheers taylor! i have a guy looking at another...

cheers taylor! i have a guy looking at another problem for me and he says his diagnostic can read the roof codes too so will take a look hopefully tomorrow!
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By paulieb
met a guy by chance today who just happens to...

met a guy by chance today who just happens to have an opinion on this! i took the car over to his garage and he put the diagnostic on it! showed up my codes and others! so just reset them and waiting...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-05-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By paulieb
Very good! well at least ur roof made an effort!...

Very good! well at least ur roof made an effort! im getting nothing!! just a red flashing light! :( Thanks for that! :)
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-04-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By paulieb
hi! just wondering what were the symptoms! my...

hi! just wondering what were the symptoms! my roof is not working and looking at possible solutions?? thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By paulieb
Fault codes 272C and 272A

Hi im having problems again :( and i hope someone can point me in the right direction! My problems is as follows : i have fault codes 272C and 272A and my mechanic changed the MAF sensor, with a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 76,472
Posted By paulieb
Hey! i have a similar problem! slight hesitation...

Hey! i have a similar problem! slight hesitation when taking off and ever so slightly gittery when stopped at lights, junctions ect. (auto box) it sounds fine in neutral. i took it to the shop and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By paulieb
Cheers guys! just followed a link and found a...

Cheers guys! just followed a link and found a rest! i think! seems to be working fine now!!

"Thought this might come in handy as a DIY for someone as some companys charge to do this!

- Sit in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By paulieb
thanks for that! id be a little suprised if it...

thanks for that! id be a little suprised if it was flat as i do quite a bit of driving and always use the key that wont work and yet the key that gets hardly no use is fine! but will give it a try!...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By paulieb
Car wont start with one of my keys!!

i was having problems for the past few months with my car not starting! the key would unlock the car and when i turned it all the dash would light up as usual and the radio would come on but engine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,426
Posted By paulieb
i was losing about 1 litre of oil every 150 miles...

i was losing about 1 litre of oil every 150 miles or so! now after about 2 weeks and 500 miles i dont see any difference on the dip stick! the seals were like stones (hard) and as i said i just took...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,426
Posted By paulieb
Ok, i went with just doing the valve seals and...

Ok, i went with just doing the valve seals and took a chance that the rings were ok due to the low millage! and so far so good! no more smoke :D also had to do rocker cover gasket but thats another...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-05-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,426
Posted By paulieb
i booked in to get it done on tuesday but gonna...

i booked in to get it done on tuesday but gonna push it back now till i get delivery of the replacement vanos seal kit late next week! ill post the results as soon as i get them!! good or bad!!...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,426
Posted By paulieb
well the seals are only a few euro each and...

well the seals are only a few euro each and estimated time is 4-5 hours so not expensive and his labour costs are low so 400 is about right!just bought upgraded vanos seal kit as well so gonna get...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,426
Posted By paulieb
the smoke it from the exhaust and i would say it...

the smoke it from the exhaust and i would say it is white! very light anyway! someone said blue but i didnt think so but im not a mechanic!! haha well i wouldnt say i got it cheap but the roof was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,426
Posted By paulieb
i think he changed the oil separator already but...

i think he changed the oil separator already but ill be talking to him today so i can ask. ok thanks for that!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,426
Posted By paulieb
yes, he said the compression looked fine!! he...

yes, he said the compression looked fine!! he said he has tried everything, washes and stuff expand the seals and that! he assures me the next step is rings and seals!! im just wondering do i take a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,426
Posted By paulieb
dose nobody know what im talking about?? :(...

dose nobody know what im talking about?? :( shame!! thanks anyway for looking!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,426
Posted By paulieb
anyone??

anyone??
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,426
Posted By paulieb
Yeah my mechanic! its grey smoke at random times...

Yeah my mechanic! its grey smoke at random times and sometimes real bad. coolant is fine, he is not worried about the head gasket and also changed the manafold air breather! he said its a seal...
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