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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-25-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By e46crooser
First step is to have a body shop inspect the...

First step is to have a body shop inspect the vehicle and make sure there isn't any frame damage
-if there's frame damage you need to know in advance so you have an idea what you'll be up against
...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-20-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,154
Posted By e46crooser
Oil seperator could be failing which causing...

Oil seperator could be failing which causing smoking upon startup.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-20-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,126
Posted By e46crooser
50 psi (3.5 bar) is spec fuel pressure on 325. ...

50 psi (3.5 bar) is spec fuel pressure on 325.
-the drop you are encountering is normal
If your vehicle is running rich then you need to consider the following:
-Is the car reaching operating...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-20-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By e46crooser
Do you want to do the job twice? Then stick with...

Do you want to do the job twice? Then stick with OE
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-20-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By e46crooser
Depends on whether you have the mechanical...

Depends on whether you have the mechanical tensioner or hydraulic (shock) style tensioner.
-The higher 16mm bolt head located above the alternator (deflection pulley bolt) holds the top part of...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-20-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,713
Posted By e46crooser
You are ballsy to be working under a car without...

You are ballsy to be working under a car without jackstands. You need front and rear of vehicle jacked up to allow enough space to get under the car.

Removing the exhaust means its out of your way...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-13-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By e46crooser
Is SES light on? Check to see if intake boot...

Is SES light on?
Check to see if intake boot has tear in the hose that goes up to the idle stabilizer. Check disa valve to see if flap is broken. Check oil seperator hose and oil separator. Pull oil...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-13-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,786
Posted By e46crooser
The problem with the repair kit is it doesn't...

The problem with the repair kit is it doesn't have new rollers/pulleys on the sides which I have had break on my old regulators (due to cable binding and snapping a piece of plastic off). If the...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-13-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 903
Posted By e46crooser
If your pulley is moving in/out (excessive play)...

If your pulley is moving in/out (excessive play) then you need to replace your water pump before it grenade's.

-HTH Phil
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,912
Posted By e46crooser
evap cannister purge valve would set a different...

evap cannister purge valve would set a different code. Most likely an EVAP system code P044x or P045x. The only way to check MAF is with a scan tool and check the readings (g/s or kg/h). Should read...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,912
Posted By e46crooser
If you've eliminated vacuum leaks then you have a...

If you've eliminated vacuum leaks then you have a bad MAF. The MAF controls the air/fuel mixture and if it's reading incorrectly (bad MAF or false air) then you'll end up with a P0171 or P0174 fuel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,678
Posted By e46crooser
Vanos issue almost never sets off the check...

Vanos issue almost never sets off the check engine light. How does the vehicle respond to full throttle acceleration? If it sputters and falls flat on its face the MAF is bad (but like others have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 32,549
Posted By e46crooser
You have to make the service adviser at the...

You have to make the service adviser at the dealership understand you know about the 15/150 warranty as they do not seem to understand this. I had a problem with a friends LDP and they told him it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,697
Posted By e46crooser
You need to check if the water pump is pushing...

You need to check if the water pump is pushing coolant back into the expansion tank... Then you can determine if it's the water pump or thermostat. But like e46mango said, do both and if you haven't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-20-2011, 02:26 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 125,575
Posted By e46crooser
1999 328I 259,587 miles and she still gets 28+mpg...

1999 328I 259,587 miles and she still gets 28+mpg on freeway and 24mpg average
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-25-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By e46crooser
Check if the throttle cable is adjusted correctly...

Check if the throttle cable is adjusted correctly (since you just swapped motor/trans) HTH
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 07-25-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By e46crooser
With code 235 and 236, I come up with oxygen...

With code 235 and 236, I come up with oxygen sensor post cat bank 1/2 insufficient heat output. So either the oxygen sensor heater circuit is bad (easy to test) or the re-mapped ecu is the issue. I'd...
Forum: California 07-25-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By e46crooser
I can do it, but not till first weekend in...

I can do it, but not till first weekend in August, let me know
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 07-17-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By e46crooser
usually with cam sensor issue you will get a...

usually with cam sensor issue you will get a trouble code. With no trouble code and intermittent stalling (and recent motor swap) I'd check all grounds and it could be a possible vanos issue (if the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-07-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By e46crooser
how many miles are on your car? Has trans been...

how many miles are on your car? Has trans been serviced? Usually a code 48 indicates a transmission going south but you never know. Is the car running rough? If only one cylinder misfire is indicated...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-16-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By e46crooser
If it's a 99 you have a 20-pin connector on the...

If it's a 99 you have a 20-pin connector on the pass. side under the hood. If the cap is not on the 20-pin connector it will result in communication issues.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 01-21-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By e46crooser
what kind of plugs did you put in? How about what...

what kind of plugs did you put in? How about what kind of coils did you put in? (hopefully you will say ngk 3199 plugs and bosch coils).... Are there any vacuum leaks? HTH
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
Posted By e46crooser
I bought mine with a blown head gasket for...

I bought mine with a blown head gasket for $500....and let's see what it costs to get it running....
$2k for motor
$800 misc parts (radiator,t/stat, w/pump, updated secondary air hoses and new oil...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 12-02-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,358
Posted By e46crooser
Black cars are a pain, but when properly...

Black cars are a pain, but when properly washed/detailed they are a thing of beauty.....
Here's a 540 wagon with before and after pics....
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-01-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By e46crooser
8f- leak in evap emissions system (could be loose...

8f- leak in evap emissions system (could be loose gas cap or a vacuum leak at evap solenoids at rear of engine compartment)
a8- replace thermostat
1d- you answered it. Swap coils and if misfire...
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