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Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 01-06-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By Sean172
Turn Signal and electrical problems

I have an 03' 330i, my turn signals are not flashing in on the dash and there is no clicking sound. The turn signals work on the outside of the car. The four way flasher works but no clicking sound....
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 11-21-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By Sean172
Fuel gague or fuel level sensor problem???

My fuel gague has been nuts lately, I replaced my fuel pump about a year ago with an aftermarket pump/sensor, and its been fine til now. After reading posts here I replaced my left side fuel level...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 11-10-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By Sean172
Rough Idle

I had the same problem in my 03 330i, after a ton of work I narrowed it to vacuum lines broken, one behind the Mass Airflow Sensor which leads to the fuel filter, and another on the air pump on the...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-21-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By Sean172
Fuel gague and tank issue 330i

About a month ago I filled up the car and the fuel gague was stuck on E for about 50 miles. That problem didn't happen again until in the last few weeks I have noticed erratic fuel readings, they...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-16-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By Sean172
engine chatter... help!!

Hi guys, I have a 03 330i with 146k miles. I just fixed an oil separator problem and my car is running great for the first time in a while. Now I hear an engine chatter when I accelerate up about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,447
Posted By Sean172
I have been following this post, my a/c blows...

I have been following this post, my a/c blows cool on the left and hot on the right side. The center bouble blower vent is split ...the right side blows hot and the left side blows cool.... I took...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-13-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Sean172
I had it also, surprising fix

I jacked up my rear end to adjust my parking brake but when I put the car back down and test drove it I had a hard metal to metal clunk in the rear end, very loud. I jacked up the car again and after...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-06-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By Sean172
Loud clunking noise after jacking up rear

I adjusted my parking brake today, I jacked up the car and when I put it back down and drove I have a loud clunking noise coming from the rear. It sounded like a loose exhaust but worse. Does not...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-14-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,983
Posted By Sean172
Found a leak in intake boot

I followed the suggestion about tracking down a vacuum leak and BINGO!! Both of the boots on either side of MAF sensor were dry rotted on the back sides out of sight. The rear one has a branch off...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-13-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,983
Posted By Sean172
How do find a vacuum leak?

How do find a vacuum leak?
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-13-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,983
Posted By Sean172
I was thinking the same thing,

I cleaned it twice, the first time I didnt see that there were two sets of wire filaments is the sensor and I only cleaned one. After I cleaned it correctly the car ran much better, I almost thought...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-13-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,983
Posted By Sean172
Service Engine light wont go away - Bank 1 & 2 too lean?

Help!! My engine began running rough and the service engine light has been on. I have cleaned my Mass Air Flow sensor, been throught a dozen bottles of injector cleaner, and I just replaced the two...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-12-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By Sean172
Thanks

Thanks for the tips.
Sean
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 10-09-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Sean172
I think one of them hung up, I had a huge plume...

I think one of them hung up, I had a huge plume of smoke out the exhaust which abruptly stopped, since then it has had rough starts and rough idle. I have used an assortment of injector cleaners...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 10-09-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Sean172
Thanks, I'll get the parts. I don't like...

Thanks, I'll get the parts. I don't like surprises after I get everything apart.
Sean
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 10-08-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Sean172
Injector Replacement Question

I have an 03 330i, I am looking for information about changing the fuel injectors. Most of the DIYs I have found seem simple enough, but my Haynes manual says the 03 330i's injectros have a fitting...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-08-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By Sean172
330i Injector replacement question????

I have an 03 330i, I am looking for information about changing the fuel injectors. Most of the DIYs I have found seem simple enough, but my Haynes manual says the 03 330i's injectros have a fitting...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-14-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By Sean172
Window regulator problem

My drivers side window got stuck while my wife was driving, she said she pulled it up by hand so I don't really know what wend wrong. I could hear the cable going back and fortih inthe door so I did...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-24-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By Sean172
03 330i w/ 100k - How often di change oil

My mechanic and my car computer are telling me that the oil change interval is 15,000 miles. Is this recommended for a car with 100k miles? I have used BMW 5W30 synthetic oil in the past, should I go...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-24-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By Sean172
Need Help Diagnosing shimmy in front end

:banghead:I have an 03 330i with 95k, I just replaced the control arm bushings to correct a shimmy in the front end. The project went well and I thought I corrected the problem, but, I still have...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-12-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Sean172
All four wheels, great. I didn't know that. Let...

All four wheels, great. I didn't know that. Let me know if you actually get out of the dealer only paying $149. They have a way of seperating you from your $$$$ Thanks
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-12-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Sean172
allignment question

I am told I will need an alignment after I replace my control arm bushings. I havn't checked around for prices. Am I in for a shock or is it reasonable? Anyhting tricky about allignments in these car...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-10-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By Sean172
Great!!! Thanks Guys

Great!!! Thanks Guys
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-07-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By Sean172
I need to diagnose a front end shimmy, looking for DIY

I have an 03 330i with a shimmy in the front end when I slow down to between 15 and 5 MPH, the front brakes and rotors were just done, I don't feel it in the brake pedal just the steering wheel. I...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-12-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By Sean172
engine temp very slow to get hot, very cold outside

Hay,
I have a 03' 330i, the last few days, with the weather in the 20's for the first time this year, my engine temp is very slow to get tho normal operating temp. Litterally takes my driving...
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