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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By mack89
Well, oil may be on the serpentine belt, not...

Well, oil may be on the serpentine belt, not providing enough power to the pump. If that's not the case, there's a real possibility of having a faulty pump, or broken shaft. It happens once in 10...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By mack89
Rear differential carrier mount, have you checked...

Rear differential carrier mount, have you checked its condition?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 977
Posted By mack89
Air being sucked into intake manifold doesn't...

Air being sucked into intake manifold doesn't necessarily mean cylinders have good compression.
You said no fuel came out when you pushed fuel rail service pin. So, here's something I want you to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 815
Posted By mack89
Manufacturing cost of FKM/Viton o-ring varies on...

Manufacturing cost of FKM/Viton o-ring varies on size, but one that fits on VANOS pistons would cost less than $0.5..Might cost you $1.5-3 per qty. if custom made.
One of the ebay sellers has SPD...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By mack89
I wonder why nobody brought blinker fluid joke....

I wonder why nobody brought blinker fluid joke. Is it too old? Lol
You definitely should see if the turn signal switch is having a mechanical problem. Plastic ball joint should be holding the shaft...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By mack89
I don't have specific resistance value, it might...

I don't have specific resistance value, it might be stated in Bentley manual.
Check every ignition coil, and ignition wiring harness connector and see if each of them has similar range. Bremi coils...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By mack89
Questions. a) Were there any leaked oil in...

Questions.

a) Were there any leaked oil in the combustion chamber?
b) Are there any visible damage on ignition wiring harness?
c) Have you tested ignition coils? (multimeter, ohm value)
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,439
Posted By mack89
That is some incredible level of knowledge, SPL....

That is some incredible level of knowledge, SPL. Seventh paragraph gave me a great deal of understanding of how desulfation works on both AGM and Wet-Cell batteries. I thank you a million times for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,439
Posted By mack89
SAE team happens to have a spare battery lying...

SAE team happens to have a spare battery lying around that fits on my car. I don't know why they have car batteries, though. Your concern is noted, WDE46
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,439
Posted By mack89
@mcm1209, Had I had proof of purchase, I...

@mcm1209,

Had I had proof of purchase, I would've done so in a heartbeat. Unfortunately previous owner bought it from dealer, and of course dealers never have such paperwork in their hands.
Plus,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,439
Posted By mack89
@jdstrickland, I apologize for lack of...

@jdstrickland,

I apologize for lack of explanation, Title should've been more specific, and I should've stated symptoms as introduction.
In short, car only exhibits symptoms of bad battery;...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,439
Posted By mack89
Thank you all for your opinions, has anyone had...

Thank you all for your opinions, has anyone had experience with rejuvenating AGM batteries?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,439
Posted By mack89
Dead Optima Battery, No Start but Good Voltage (11.5V)

Hey fanatics,

I'm having trouble with starting my car since weather is going crazy in Dallas. It was starting perfectly last night, now it doesn't. It's truly wonderful that you can experience...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-28-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,080
Posted By mack89
It must be frustrating since you're far from...

It must be frustrating since you're far from major group of fanatics, I can see why you've gained fundamental knowledge of diagnosis 101 (test lights, creating a list of possible culprits, etc)
I...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-28-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,080
Posted By mack89
This is not going anywhere unless you get access...

This is not going anywhere unless you get access to a proper diagnostic software. I mean, 'PROPER', at least a Chinese mock-up BMW scanner 1.4.0.
Modern automobiles, especially German ones are bit...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-24-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By mack89
Any type of seal can be mended by skillful body...

Any type of seal can be mended by skillful body repairmen. Try local body shops
Forum: Southwest 02-23-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By mack89
All you need is BMW scanner 1.4.0 and PA soft. I...

All you need is BMW scanner 1.4.0 and PA soft. I have a spare one, it works fine, and I can have it shipped to your home. Let me know if you're interested!
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 542
Posted By mack89
I guess I pointed something obvious. I...

I guess I pointed something obvious.

I checked the Bentley service manual, it says 'The ASC and DSC systems use electronic controls and a sophisticated hydraulic unit. Once air enters the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 542
Posted By mack89
Do you see any sign of leaking brake fluid? ...

Do you see any sign of leaking brake fluid?
^and me too LOL
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,392
Posted By mack89
Generating and delivering power is most crucial....

Generating and delivering power is most crucial. Is it automatic, or manual?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 564
Posted By mack89
I may have an extra MAF sensor lying around in my...

I may have an extra MAF sensor lying around in my garage. I used to have 323ci, i replaced MAF twice for misdiagnosis. I'll tear my place apart tonight and let you know.


Sent from BimmerApp...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 564
Posted By mack89
I have a PA soft and BMW 1.4.0 scanner, but I,...

I have a PA soft and BMW 1.4.0 scanner, but I, too, have 330i..Anyway, let me know if you need my help. Shoot me a PM
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By mack89
Stalling upon acceleration was mostly caused by...

Stalling upon acceleration was mostly caused by faulty camshaft position sensor(intake mostly), Not just for my E46, Nissan V6 vehicles, etc. Other cars had DTC relating CPS malfunction, but my E46...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,481
Posted By mack89
Full black is just not tasteful. Silver/chrome...

Full black is just not tasteful. Silver/chrome wheels with black accent, or vice versa, however, is quite awesome in most cases. Here's mine
http://imageshack.com/a/img826/4126/uysm.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By mack89
At least SES light is not illuminated, that's...

At least SES light is not illuminated, that's good thing. But still, grab a scanner and scan transmission control unit.
And as AudiEtr suggested, check the battery condition and voltage output....
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