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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 957
Posted By mbnz230
Great news guys, bmw dealer is stepping up and...

Great news guys, bmw dealer is stepping up and will take care of the ekps module as well :thumbup:. They will replace the part next tuesday, I doubt that's really the problem but we will see.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 957
Posted By mbnz230
I also think its the pump too but somehow I have...

I also think its the pump too but somehow I have to convince the dealer to think like us hehe. If there's no power at the fuel pump connector when starting the car I would believe the ekp module is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 957
Posted By mbnz230
Thanks, I did some more digging. It seems like...

Thanks, I did some more digging. It seems like another member here had a similar problem. http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=879378&highlight=ekp

Similar situation, the dealer wanted to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 957
Posted By mbnz230
I think it stands for electronic fuel control....

I think it stands for electronic fuel control. From what I can find online it looks like a relay and pretty easy to replace youself, that is if I find out where its located.

I might buy have to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 957
Posted By mbnz230
Thanks guys for the great suggestions. I had it...

Thanks guys for the great suggestions. I had it tow to the dealer this morning. They emailed back saying its the ekps module. That thing is like $900, plus diagnose fee, it going to be over a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-26-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 957
Posted By mbnz230
I finally had time this morning to do some...

I finally had time this morning to do some testing. The key was turn to ignition, there is power at the fuse #54. Which is good. Next I went and disconnect the plug at the fuel pump under seat....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 957
Posted By mbnz230
Just an update, thanks for the info guys. I...

Just an update, thanks for the info guys. I called Stratham, NH BMW dealer near me and told them about the warranty, seems like they will cover it if it's the parts related to the emissions are in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 957
Posted By mbnz230
I just had time to loosen the fuel line and tried...

I just had time to loosen the fuel line and tried to start the car, no fuel came out, nothing at all. Which makes me believe it's really the fuel pump that's not working.

I own this car for few...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 957
Posted By mbnz230
Thanks for the diagrams Stinger9, can I...

Thanks for the diagrams Stinger9, can I disconnect at the connection near the fuel rail that way I dont have to go under the car. There's a connection where I circled in the picture. Can I test if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 957
Posted By mbnz230
how do i know my fuel pump is dead in a sulev?

My car can not start and it just keeps on cranking but does not turn over. A friend just tested one of the coils and using a screw driver touching the engine block he sees spark while i was cranking...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,657
Posted By mbnz230
I was wondering if it has anything to do with the...

I was wondering if it has anything to do with the crankshaft position sensor. I had to change that out in my Mercedes clk500 which was causing the same problem but sometimes it starts fine and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,657
Posted By mbnz230
i haven't rule out my fuel pump yet cause i think...

i haven't rule out my fuel pump yet cause i think i have a sulev which is not accessible. i have like 89k miles.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,657
Posted By mbnz230
that's what i want to check too. this...

that's what i want to check too.

this happen to me a few weeks before. i couldn't get it to start it just cranks and cranks but will not start so i left it alone for a a few days and try again....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,657
Posted By mbnz230
i have this same problem now, car cranks but will...

i have this same problem now, car cranks but will not start.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By mbnz230
chrome paint on a e46.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-3-Series-325Ci-Coupe-1-OF-A-KIND-CHROME-PAINT-BRAND-NEW-19-WHEELS-AND-TIRES-/140968103757?pt=US_Cars_Trucks&hash=item20d25a8f4d#ht_22249wt_1165

first time i see...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,008
Posted By mbnz230
have you brought your car into a body shop...

have you brought your car into a body shop before. i have seen a video on the news recently about a body shop owner keying cars at a car lot so he could get more business. my previous acura was keyed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,781
Posted By mbnz230
i dont understand why there are negative comments...

i dont understand why there are negative comments about this project. if you change your 325ci to m3 we all know and the op knows is not the same as an m3, i would say its more unique than an m3. so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,440
Posted By mbnz230
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3313/4615518705_5b9c...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3313/4615518705_5b9cfbda9a_z.jpg

my previous car was a 2000 mercedes e320. it was solid mechanically in every way but rusted to death. so can i say my 325ci is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 37
Poll: Rust?
Views: 2,649
Posted By mbnz230
canada guys have you heard of krown or rust...

canada guys have you heard of krown or rust check? fluid film is for the diy. i might be spraying some oil before winter or at least around the fenders where it rust the most.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,609
Posted By mbnz230
there is a slight hop to it when she show me, i...

there is a slight hop to it when she show me, i didn't think it was causing this much vibration. i also spun it at home with the wheels up in the air, it does seem like it. Not alot of hop but you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,609
Posted By mbnz230
it only had like 2 weights at the begining and i...

it only had like 2 weights at the begining and i went back to get it rebalance and they just moved the big weight on the edge on the rim a little bit. i still got the vibration so i went back again...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,609
Posted By mbnz230
Bad quality wheel from www.radical-z.com or www.eurowheelspro.com

I post earlier here earlier on why I was having steering wheels vibrations on the highway. It turns out the aftermarket wheel was the problem. The tire shop said it's the wheel, there's a hop to it....
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-04-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,238
Posted By mbnz230
i like the face lift much better but that's just...

i like the face lift much better but that's just a regular coupe fenders with m3 vent. m3's flare out more.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,693
Posted By mbnz230
very nice ;)

very nice ;)
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 865
Posted By mbnz230
Rust Check Spray

does anyone know where i can get this spray. i want to oil the underbody of the car for winter. my last car was destroyed by rust so i am taking some preventive measures.
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