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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 97,413
Posted By John323i99
200K+ miles on my 323i and rarely add any oil...

200K+ miles on my 323i and rarely add any oil between changes which are 6000-8000 miles. Driving at High speed 85MPH+ and I will need to add between changes.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 14,909
Posted By John323i99
Recently crossed 200K and running strong. ...

Recently crossed 200K and running strong. Rewarded my 1999 323i with new OEM floor mats! Not my DD but my favorite.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,360
Posted By John323i99
I had very similiar problems where P1188 & P1189...

I had very similiar problems where P1188 & P1189 codes came up on scan tool. I changed CCV, O2 PreCats, plugs, filters, performed smoke test, had good gas milage and no noticable performance issue...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,665
Posted By John323i99
Smile No oil burning on my 323i with 182K. Don't even...

No oil burning on my 323i with 182K. Don't even need to top-off in between oil changes. Now my 2002 jetta thats another story...
Forum: New England 05-30-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By John323i99
FS 17" Wheels w/Summer Tires Maine

For Sale 17" MB Motoring REV Wheels with Hankook K106 Ultra Performance Summer tires. Set of 4, size 225/45R-17, 91H. Came off E46 BMW, but I switched to stock 15" wheels. Estimate 60-70% thread...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29,458
Views: 2,220,937
Posted By John323i99
Smile Installed a MAF to finally clear the P1188 &...

Installed a MAF to finally clear the P1188 & P1189 OBD2 codes (Peak Codes E3& E4). Now my LTFT is at 0.0... was frozen @ 11.7. SES Light is Gone!

I almost fogot, I installed the Hyundai /...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-26-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By John323i99
OK, a second smoke test was performed at higher...

OK, a second smoke test was performed at higher pressure, I believe 10 PSI. A leak was discovered on the oil dipstick tube. The indy shop believes the a misfire or backfire dislodged a vacuum line...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By John323i99
Indy shop did perform a smoke test in a couple of...

Indy shop did perform a smoke test in a couple of locations and consistantly read 5-6" WC. After one hour of troubleshooting and using Autologic thay called and asked for another hour or two to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By John323i99
OK I should have included the Peak codes... E3,...

OK I should have included the Peak codes... E3, E4, Ca C6, O2 Sensor Adaption Limit Cyl # 1-3 & Cyl 4-6, O2 Sensor Control Limit Cyl # 1-3 & 4-6 respecfully. Also all 6 misfire codes for cylinder.......
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By John323i99
Stumped...Low Vacuum poor idle

My 323i with 175K had the classic honking noise and Idle problems related to CCV. A local Indy shop installed the CCV kit alogn with a Reman starter. I have just been informed that the car still...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,507
Posted By John323i99
OK, I found out why there is no trottle response...

OK, I found out why there is no trottle response above ilde. The accelerator cable separated from the throttle body assembly. To reinstall the cable I removed the lower intake boot... not an easy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,507
Posted By John323i99
Car died while cruising at about 45MPH. Throttle...

Car died while cruising at about 45MPH. Throttle body may be dirty but unlikely, I keep a clean car / engine by running a bottle Seafoam twice a year.
I will be looking at all linkage from pedal...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,507
Posted By John323i99
Engine has no response to gas pedal.

My vehicle a 1999 323I with 171K miles was operating normally when the engine suddenly was not responsive to the gas pedal. I pulled off the road and found no visible signs of problems, fluid leaks...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By John323i99
My 1999 323i has the same problem, everything...

My 1999 323i has the same problem, everything works fine except the display. The radio display has never worked for the two years that I have owned the car. I just learned to live with it. Also...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By John323i99
Troubleshooting Aux Fan

This past weekend I did a cooling system overhaul and while I was under the hood replaced oil filter housing gasket. What I would like to know; How to check the Aux fan to be sure it will work when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By John323i99
Front end Vibration

I can't figure ou where the vibration is coming from on my 1999 323i manual.
I replaced front brakes (pads, rotors and drivers side caliper) due to what I believe was a frozen or sticky caliper. ...
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 08-25-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,436
Posted By John323i99
161K on 1999 323i SES Off. Seat belt light has...

161K on 1999 323i SES Off. Seat belt light has been on since owned, Aug 2008.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,077
Posted By John323i99
model: 323i Year: 1999 Liters: 2.5 Miles:...

model: 323i
Year: 1999
Liters: 2.5
Miles: 159800
or
KM:
Oil type: Fresh Mobil 1 Syn 0W-40
Petrol/diesel type: 91 Octane (Highest I can find)
Mods: K&N drop In.
Tires: Treadwear rating:New...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,150
Posted By John323i99
Nice write with usefull details. I plan to...

Nice write with usefull details.

I plan to do my 323i with 160K on the motor.

Any special tools required?
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 09-14-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,667
Posted By John323i99
1999 323i standard with 159,XXX miles, daily...

1999 323i standard with 159,XXX miles, daily driver, bone stock except for K&N air Filter.
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-29-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By John323i99
Greetings from Maine

Hello All,

Just purchsed my firtst BMW a 1999 323i with 158K miles. Car was intented as a second daily driver and to save gas. I was surprised on how much this car exceeded my expectation. I am...
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