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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By scottjoh
key fob not working and car dings with keys out and lights off

drumgeek,
Definitely does not sound like a fuse 67 problem. You don't need a new ignition switch as there is no key detect switch in there. Also the horn is not suppose to honk when the car is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By scottjoh
The LSZ is programmed to the car. It contains...

The LSZ is programmed to the car. It contains the ViN and backup location for the vehicle mileage, type if headlights (HID/halogen), taillight (LED/incandescent). I don't know if it triggers the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By scottjoh
Sounds like the LSZ module is dead.

Sounds like the LSZ module is dead.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By scottjoh
Door chime no key in ignition/ key fob doesnt work

If the car has remote start rip that sh1t out. If no remote start then fuse 67 is blown or missing..
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By scottjoh
Get a replacement lock cylinder, throw away the...

Get a replacement lock cylinder, throw away the key hole delete and install the lock cylinder and the problem you describe will go away.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-15-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By scottjoh
Something is causing them to turn on like one of...

Something is causing them to turn on like one of the door ajar sensors or the button that normally turns the lights on on the front center light assembly. Do you notice any of the doors showing ajar...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-05-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By scottjoh
That might not be the alarm going off, but, the...

That might not be the alarm going off, but, the crash response. What you need to first is find out what's going on by getting the modules in the car scanned especially the ZKE and SRS modules. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-05-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 808
Posted By scottjoh
I am very very surprised you didn't have a DSC...

I am very very surprised you didn't have a DSC light on your dash. I thought that any sensor fault would show up as a fault.


To do it properly you need to send it in. Here is an excellent...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-05-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 808
Posted By scottjoh
Yeah, sounds like a ABS module issue. The bond...

Yeah, sounds like a ABS module issue. The bond wires become detached and make intermittent connections.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-05-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 808
Posted By scottjoh
No is it a battery issue. It might still be the...

No is it a battery issue. It might still be the ABS module. I believe that the ABS module gets the signal from the wheel speed and conditions the signal which it sends to the cluster. It may be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By scottjoh
I suggest just living with it. It's not really...

I suggest just living with it. It's not really worth fixing.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By scottjoh
1999 bmw 323i door lock

The door ajar may work now, but, it is temporary. It will go out again. The actuator needs to be replaced! There is no temporary fix. As synrgy said in post #2 the door ajar is detected via a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By scottjoh
I believe that one of power supplies in the...

I believe that one of power supplies in the cluster is bad. The low current one that is powered by constant power, not the high power one that is powered by the ignition switch when it is in Acc, On...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By scottjoh
Door won't open after locking... Help?

Get your original module repaired or replaced like I said in post #10 above.

The airbag is a completely independent of the general module. You can use a airbag reset tool like the Peake Research...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By scottjoh
intrument cluster problems

The cluster gets two different 12V inputs. Switched 12V from the ignition switch when the switch is in the Accessory, On or Start position and constant 12V which is present no matter what position...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By scottjoh
Alarm going off, battery or sensor?

Yes, it would be a waste of money to replace the battery. The electrically system is not as sensitive as others on the forum would have you believe. The source of alarm trips are stored in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By scottjoh
It does not sound like there is anything wrong...

It does not sound like there is anything wrong with the general module. It is not fried, it did not loose programming or anything else ti317 said. The drive away auto locking is not working because...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 07-17-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By scottjoh
What do mean it's acting weird? I repair BMW...

What do mean it's acting weird?
I repair BMW keys and can't tell what's wrong from that description.

You need to buy keys from the dealer. You can't reprogram keys. The CAS module in the car is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By scottjoh
The difference between OBD-II codes and BMW codes...

The difference between OBD-II codes and BMW codes are not that great. Sure there is a bit more granularity with the BMW codes, but, in most cases it doesn't really make much difference when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By scottjoh
The Peake tool is soooooo lacking. When you use...

The Peake tool is soooooo lacking. When you use a real tool to read fault codes like GT1/DIS it logs, snapshot data, the condition in which to fault occurred like kilometer-age (mileage, but, in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By scottjoh
Probably the power supply in the cluster going...

Probably the power supply in the cluster going bad. I've repaired problems with the cluster power supply before, but, no one ever mentioned any noise or squealing sound. When the power supply...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By scottjoh
As long as you don't have SMG transmission the...

As long as you don't have SMG transmission the car is driveable. No window control (roll windows up and open door before removal), no wipers, no door lock and no interior lights. Car will run and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By scottjoh
Does the cluster operate normally aside from the...

Does the cluster operate normally aside from the temporary squealing noise?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By scottjoh
Door won't open after locking... Help?

soundq2, sounds like the general module might be the cause of your door lock problems. Get it repaired or replaced.

You apparently has power while the airbag was disconnected. That will trigger...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By scottjoh
Yeah, if the gas door doesn't unlock either then...

Yeah, if the gas door doesn't unlock either then it is most likely a bad general module behind the glove box.

The airbag fault once tripped requires a computer to reset it. It will not go out on...
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