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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-18-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,014
Posted By JWade
fixed

Had another mobile mechanic come out this morning, more of a BMW specialist than the other guy. Just flooded. Codes show some leaning out, so he suggested maybe a slight vacuum leak, and/or crank...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,014
Posted By JWade
Pulled the front plug to check for spark. Looked...

Pulled the front plug to check for spark. Looked dry, and not particularly fouled or anything. Note to self though, the prior owner put in the Bosch +4 platinum, may want to change those out.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,014
Posted By JWade
Didn't write it down, but I think it was P102 or...

Didn't write it down, but I think it was P102 or P104 maybe ... ? He showed me, and it referenced air flow on the screen. I'll check the DIY forum to see if I recognize the code.

After checking...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,014
Posted By JWade
Can a low battery affect some of the sensors? ...

Can a low battery affect some of the sensors? Battery connections look good, but I had to hook up a charger to the car after only about 6 or so times trying to start it today. So, battery may have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,014
Posted By JWade
bad MAF lead to No Start?

Fuel pump appears to be working, fuel rail is pressurized. Checked spark, looks fine. Code points to MAF.
Here's what happened - car was running fine, no performance issues that I could tell. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By JWade
My car was running fine, gas mileage good, etc...

My car was running fine, gas mileage good, etc ... Moved it, came back out few minutes later to move it again, start, stumble & died three times. Left it alone for several hours, tried again,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By JWade
Mobil 1 or K&N?

My car is still new to me, oil change coming up soon.

Used to own American V8s, and the mobil 1 filters and K&N oil filters were the ones to use for extended synthetic intervals. I see they both...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-28-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 45,232
Posted By JWade
Just did my expansion tank and upper radiator...

Just did my expansion tank and upper radiator hose this weekend. Great write-up! Thanks!

FYI, found an expansion tank online for under $40 ...

Yes, I had to tap the expansion tank from below...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,336
Posted By JWade
No, clutch was replaced around 130K, but not the...

No, clutch was replaced around 130K, but not the entire transmission.
It's more or less an annoyance at this point where the shifter doesn't center under third, making it difficult to find third. ...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-14-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By JWade
Lot of things to do here, with ACL, SxSW, etc ......

Lot of things to do here, with ACL, SxSW, etc ... Large parks to take the family. Schools are great, especially in the suburb areas. Cost of living depends ... not as bad when you get away from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,336
Posted By JWade
Shifter naturally pulls over toward 5th

Still getting used to the shifter in my car ... it seems that it does have a good bit of side to side play, and also seems to pull from 2nd over to 5th more naturally than 2nd into 3rd.

It does...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By JWade
AC vent select control question

The other day my AC quit blowing through any of the vents ... it was working, could hear it blowing, but it seemed to be that all the ducts for the vents must have been shut. Here it was happened...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-09-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By JWade
Hello from Austin, Texas

Never owned a bimmer before ... mainly American makes, a few camaros, a corvette, and recently a GTO. Picked this one up for a daily driver a few months ago when I sold my GTO -- 2001 BMW 330CI,...
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