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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By BombCenter
OK. Thanks. Duh I'm dumb.

OK. Thanks. Duh I'm dumb.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By BombCenter
Whoa. LOADS of information. Awesome, much...

Whoa. LOADS of information. Awesome, much appreciated!
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By BombCenter
Good to know, thank you. Last thing I want is...

Good to know, thank you. Last thing I want is fuel vapors in the cabin area. I'll make certain that the gasket is properly seated during installation. Glad I don't have to reach into the fuel tank to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By BombCenter
Thank you for the response. I think I understand...

Thank you for the response. I think I understand -- its not an active pump at all, and not mechanical in nature -- its purely operated on the venturi effect. Ingenious.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By BombCenter
Awesome, thanks for the response. I was little...

Awesome, thanks for the response. I was little confused since I had heard mention of a "suction jet" pump, and didn't know if the fuel delivery system was a push-pull type of system, with one sending...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 19,838
Posted By BombCenter
5000~7500mi

I change mine every 5000-7500mi, but more out of convenience than anything else. I change it when I change the oil in the Corolla and Lotus Elise, so that I only have to make 1 trip to buy and dump...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By BombCenter
No start, battery good -- Solved, Fuel Pump.

Got up this morning to discover my 2002 (09/01) BMW330i wouldn't start.

Engine turns over fine, battery has plenty of juice, so I did a little digging...

1. Checked the fuse box (fuse 54) for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By BombCenter
OK, so I finally got the ICV off after much...

OK, so I finally got the ICV off after much wiggling and pulling -- dmax was right, I just had to pull harder. My biggest concern was that whatever short stub of hose it was attached to would come...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By BombCenter
ICV Removal/Rough Idle/Stalling

Hi all,

Let me start at the beginning: My car has a problem, and I'll try to be as descriptive with the symptomology and my performed procedures as possible.

Background Info:
Make: BMW
Model:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,782
Posted By BombCenter
That $25 software looks interesting. I have a...

That $25 software looks interesting. I have a couple laptops and a tablet that acts as a terminal for the PowerEdge 2U rackmount in my tech cave (aka closet). Scanner 1.4 seems like a good option...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,782
Posted By BombCenter
Ah, OK. Good to know. I'll forego the test then. ...

Ah, OK. Good to know. I'll forego the test then.

Any recommendations on E46 OBDII Scanner? There's so many, and some read only generic, some read factory, some only partially read factory, etc....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,782
Posted By BombCenter
Will do. I should know better. Being IT, log data...

Will do. I should know better. Being IT, log data is invaluable; I've gotten people fired with it. Leak secrets on MY network, yea right.

On a side note, do codes always trigger CEL? With all the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,782
Posted By BombCenter
From Bimmerfest: "The crankcase vent valve and...

From Bimmerfest:
"The crankcase vent valve and 4 associate hoses fail and cause a vacuum leak. The valve gets stuck open and the hoses crack. These last 70-120k miles and usually fail 80-90k miles....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,782
Posted By BombCenter
-190096mi -Plugs approx 26k. Bosch +4 Platinums...

-190096mi
-Plugs approx 26k. Bosch +4 Platinums (OEM)
-Belt (serpentine) approx 2yrs (serviced at 170k when trans hose burst on fwy)
-Air (K&N), Fuel, Trans, Cabin filters less than 1 yr/20k, Oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,782
Posted By BombCenter
Erratic/High Idle, Low Power, Intermittent Stalling

Hi all, first time poster here.

Subject pretty much says it all. I own a 2002 (09/01) BMW 330i Sedan w/ Sport Pkg, stock, which of late is having some problems.

When "behaving", idle hovers...
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