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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-31-2017, 02:58 PM
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Views: 310
Posted By Earendil
Will P0111 clear on its own?

After some other repairs my intake air sensor wasn't providing a reading. Fixed the issue I think (that pid now gives a proper value when observing over obd2) but the MIL is still on and the car is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By Earendil
Jfoj, Thanks again for your help! I did...

Jfoj,
Thanks again for your help!

I did smoke test again after fixing the leak, and detected no more leaks. It's of course not a guarantee since I didn't have enough cigars to make the smoke come...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By Earendil
Update: A couple days ago I did a smoke test...

Update:

A couple days ago I did a smoke test (dang that pump + cigar works better than the DIY system I made 7 years ago) and found a leak in the intake boot. I replaced that and hoped I was good...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By Earendil
No rush! Honestly any help on any timeframe I'll...

No rush! Honestly any help on any timeframe I'll find useful :)
I'll update my previous post with the warm idle.



That is amazing info. I did not know the M52 was so "sophisticated". I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By Earendil
Okay, here is log file #1, the cold start and...

Okay, here is log file #1, the cold start and idle (https://www.dropbox.com/s/ebz1pxh6o5pxoo5/CSVLog_20161205_144956.csv?dl=0).
Edit: Log file #2, the warm idle...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By Earendil
Okay, here is what the veepeak + OBD Fusion gives...

Okay, here is what the veepeak + OBD Fusion gives me for fault codes:

P1250 Manufacturer defined (can't find definition?)
P0170 Fuel Trim
P0173 Fuel Trip
P1188 Manufacturer defined (fuel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2016, 02:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By Earendil
Ordered. I guess I'll update this thread on...

Ordered. I guess I'll update this thread on Friday :)

Archbid, I know enough to know to listen to jfoj :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By Earendil
Another "Too many peake codes!" thread. Where to start?

I have a 2000 328i (Table 15) with aprox 150K miles.

EE - Misfire, Cyl #1
EF - Misfire, Cyl #2
F0 - Misfire, Cyl #3
CA - O2 Sensor Control Limit, cyl #1-3
E3 - O2 Sensor Adaption Limit, cal...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,865
Posted By Earendil
That's really good info, given that MS Glass...

That's really good info, given that MS Glass might be the closest glass repair shop to me, and one of the ones I'm waiting to hear back from with a quote :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,865
Posted By Earendil
Apparently the Seattle Safelite location is...

Apparently the Seattle Safelite location is ripping me off :)

The safelite quote does note that the price listed doesn't include "disposal fees". Anyone know what that might reasonably be?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,865
Posted By Earendil
Okay, good, I'm really happy to see that A)...

Okay, good, I'm really happy to see that A) windshield replacement is still "inexpensive", and that the E46 isn't beyond what a local shop can handle.

I know a couple years ago I replaced my...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 11-21-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 861
Posted By Earendil
Windshield Replacement North of Seattle?

I did a search and the last thread I could find on this topic was litterally a decade old.

I just had the dealership quote me $1650 and am looking for someone that will do a good job but charge me...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,865
Posted By Earendil
New windshield cost $1650?

:confused:

I had my 328i into the stealership for the airbag recall and had them give me a quote to replace my cracked windshield. They came back and said $950 in parts, and $700 in labor. I was...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 02-19-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By Earendil
Thanks guys! Anything else that should be done...

Thanks guys! Anything else that should be done while I'm in there? Hoses obviously, but any inexpensive sensors? The guy doesn't have a lot of money, so I'm mostly looking for those things that are...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 02-18-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By Earendil
Restarting Car fixes overheating issue?!

I'm an E30 & E46 guy, but am trying to help a buddy diagnose a 2007 E90 328i.

Primary Problem: Car Over heats after driving for a bit, regardless of speed.
Clue 1: When car starts to overheat,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,407
Posted By Earendil
Well, I was working with the documentation...

Well, I was working with the documentation provided by the devices, and experience I had with other similar scan/reset tools.

The First OBDII reader specifically states put the key in position 2...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,407
Posted By Earendil
We have a winner! Both the simple OBDII and the...

We have a winner! Both the simple OBDII and the new fancy one both show the MIL light on in key position 2 (run position) when the engine isn't running. My Wife's Toyota Matrix does not have this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,407
Posted By Earendil
So, my EMJ 327 arrive today, so I downloaded OBD...

So, my EMJ 327 arrive today, so I downloaded OBD Fusion and gave it a go. First, I want to say that the app is pretty cool looking so far. Haven't used it enough to know if it'll be useful in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By Earendil
Update: Cheap Chinese fan installed, and it's...

Update: Cheap Chinese fan installed, and it's working fine. If/When it fails, I'll be able to install one of the bosch control units now that I have a compatible housing/assembly.

BMW-North, how...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,407
Posted By Earendil
That's what I'm going with, since his post count...

That's what I'm going with, since his post count is quite high :-)



For the record, shortly after jfol's first post, I ordered a wireless ELM 327 OBDII reader, and will buy an associated app as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,448
Posted By Earendil
BMW/Peake Codes, which are transient?

I can find many lists of codes, and thus can search on what they mean. I can not seem to find what condition will cause the ECU to clear the code. In other words, if the condition that causes a code...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,407
Posted By Earendil
I recorded my OBDII reader in action, along with...

I recorded my OBDII reader in action, along with my dash lights. I did run the cluster test, and it also lit up my SES/CEL light.

https://youtu.be/_1RyLHlgakM




Crucial... to what? To...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,407
Posted By Earendil
First up, I do appreciate the information and...

First up, I do appreciate the information and advice. It looks like good information. I am having a tiny bit of trouble applying it to my situation though.

If I were to sum up your take, it would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,407
Posted By Earendil
I have the Autel MaxiScan MS300 CAN Diagnostic...

I have the Autel MaxiScan MS300 CAN Diagnostic Scan Tool (http://amzn.com/B001LHVOVK).




I have updated nothing but there are no external ports so I'd guess that the firmware is static.


...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,407
Posted By Earendil
A possibly new OBDII/Emissions/MIL/Diagnostic question.

I love BMW forums because I so rarely have to ask a question; it's almost always been asked before. In this case, I'm not finding any mention of my particular scenario.

Back story:
My car went in...
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