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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,532
Posted By XANDERCOM
anyone? :(

anyone? :(
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,532
Posted By XANDERCOM
Hi Thanks for the advice, but I have tried all...

Hi
Thanks for the advice, but I have tried all combo's with both units with no success.

I have read scattered information online that my 1998 UK model has the OBD2 connector inside the car under...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,532
Posted By XANDERCOM
Unhappy Is the OBD ii on a 1998 E46 Europe not actually connected to anything?

I have tried two separate readers and neither seems to get any connection.
I have been under the socket and there are wires connected into it, but are they actually connected to anything?

1998...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
I have purchased an OBD-II reader, connected it...

I have purchased an OBD-II reader, connected it up and its not reading anything. I bought a 2nd one, same.
Is the OBD ii on a 1998 E46 Europe not actually connected to anything?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-20-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
I am going to book in for an emissions test early...

I am going to book in for an emissions test early next week. 13 for the privilege.

Will get back to you guys with the outcome.
For some reason I dont feel confident.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
just gone for another drive and deffo seems more...

just gone for another drive and deffo seems more responsive. weee!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
Right then. First thing I did was disconnect...

Right then.
First thing I did was disconnect the MAF cable and leave the assembly in place. I drove around the block a few times and there was no noticeable decrease of power, however idling was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
ahh dont worry. google is my friend! Right...

ahh dont worry. google is my friend!
Right then.. off to Halfords to get some cleaner for the sensor.. will let you guys know the results later!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
maf = air flow sensor right? whats ccv? ...

maf = air flow sensor right?

whats ccv?

cheers
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
also, ever since I got the car 6 months ago, it...

also, ever since I got the car 6 months ago, it has been sluggish on acceleration, to the extend that sometimes if I am pulling away from a standing start, I would be pushed back into the seat as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
Without a pit or ramps I am limited to what I can...

Without a pit or ramps I am limited to what I can do under the car myself. I am reluctant to get under the car with the jack from the boot.
From what I can see the exhaust looks okay.
I was having...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
also, i understand there are two O2 sensors, one...

also, i understand there are two O2 sensors, one before the cat and one after. Is that right? and if so, which one are we talking about here?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
@blarf Thanks for your reply, but most of it is...

@blarf
Thanks for your reply, but most of it is double dutch to me.
Perhapps you could clarify, before I get even more confused:
Whats DME?
An infrared thermometer? Dont think I have one of those...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
How do I get the codes? From a dealership or can...

How do I get the codes? From a dealership or can I do it via the instrument cluster? And if its BMW will they charge me?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
I've had a look at forums for other vehicles and...

I've had a look at forums for other vehicles and I seem to be getting the impression that in the case of the lambda being too low, and CO being too high, it could be that the lambda sensor needs...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
I forgot to mention, Its a 1998 E46 318i Saloon.

I forgot to mention, Its a 1998 E46 318i Saloon.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,530
Posted By XANDERCOM
Angry 318i Failed MOT on emmisions. Advice for noob?

Hi everyone,

Just had my MOT and failed on emissions.
I am looking for advice on possible causes. My knowledge on emissions is zero!

According to the MOT fail sheet:
Fast engine idle test...
Forum: California 09-23-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 154,563
Posted By XANDERCOM
Once you do the dash you will be confident enough...

Once you do the dash you will be confident enough to explore other parts of the car using the same method.. its pretty easy, i was a bit scared at first.
The aircon unit will actually pop out...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 09-10-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By XANDERCOM
anyone? :-(

anyone?
:-(
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 09-10-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By XANDERCOM
E46 Alloy fitment advice please!

Hi guys and gals!

Just a brief question as I am trying to understand offsets against tyres on an auction that ends soon on ebay!

I have a prefacelift E46 318i Saloon, the rims and tyres I see...
Forum: California 06-24-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 154,563
Posted By XANDERCOM
How odd. It shouldn't do that. Can you provide...

How odd. It shouldn't do that.
Can you provide us with a picture?
Forum: California 06-24-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 154,563
Posted By XANDERCOM
Sorted now?

Sorted now?
Forum: California 06-20-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 154,563
Posted By XANDERCOM
Are you removing the peach coloured filter from...

Are you removing the peach coloured filter from the back of the LCD?!
Forum: California 06-18-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 154,563
Posted By XANDERCOM
:)

:)
Forum: California 06-17-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 154,563
Posted By XANDERCOM
Dont use paper, as really its just thin...

Dont use paper, as really its just thin translucent wood!!

What you need is white plastic that still looks white when you hold it up to the sun.. The first thing I found was an ice cream plastic...
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