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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 245,139
Posted By Cecil328i
Cleaned the ICV last night and changed the O-ring...

Cleaned the ICV last night and changed the O-ring gasket on the DISA valve as well. Those helped a fair amount, but the idle is still very rough and take off is only slightly better. Still some...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 245,139
Posted By Cecil328i
EVAP code has been there for years and no one was...

EVAP code has been there for years and no one was able to figure that one out yet. Haven't gotten a chance to run the codes, but I plan on cleaning the ICV tonight and possibly the O-ring/gasket on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 245,139
Posted By Cecil328i
Little update, after driving a little more today,...

Little update, after driving a little more today, the problems are now mostly at idle and take off. The power is mostly back after 3k RPM. But idle is rough and take-off is sluggish. DISA looked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 245,139
Posted By Cecil328i
Question about the MAF... Is it a myth that...

Question about the MAF...

Is it a myth that disconnecting the MAF will do anything? Once I disconnect it, my transmission symbol comes up on the gear selection on the dash and limp mode is the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 245,139
Posted By Cecil328i
Also, I've tried to push the car to redline once...

Also, I've tried to push the car to redline once or twice, but as soon as it shifts, the transmission goes into hardcore limp mode.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 245,139
Posted By Cecil328i
I had these symptoms before doing the VANOS seals...

I had these symptoms before doing the VANOS seals over a year ago. Ever since then, it progressively got worse with the surges during accelerations and now idling it bounces up and down. VANOS...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-28-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 114,240
Posted By Cecil328i
:bump:

:bump:
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Cecil328i
:bump:

:bump:
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Cecil328i
dmax - well I thought that was the original...

dmax - well I thought that was the original problem, but if I don't use Techron and fill-up (1/2 tank or full or whatever) it will still do the sputtering. When I say sputtering, it's literally...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Cecil328i
Exclamation Certain RPMs cause sputtering...

and the only thing that has solved it over and over is putting in Techron fluid. As soon as my tank is nearly out on a second fill up, the RPMs will start bouncing up and down at different RPMS. ...
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-31-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By Cecil328i
Give me ze codes, natalia!

Give me ze codes, natalia!
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-25-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,235
Posted By Cecil328i
all of this begs the question....who was phone?

all of this begs the question....who was phone?
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-24-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 41,061
Posted By Cecil328i
Poor Webber. Hamilton tore it up today.

Poor Webber. Hamilton tore it up today.
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-06-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,495
Posted By Cecil328i
i loved it

i loved it
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-06-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,672
Posted By Cecil328i
the spicy V8 is delicious as fvck.

the spicy V8 is delicious as fvck.
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-22-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,566
Posted By Cecil328i
they should use their talents on a track, they...

they should use their talents on a track, they seem like pretty decent drivers.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Cecil328i
I may have worded that incorrectly. The radiator...

I may have worded that incorrectly. The radiator fan is fine, it spins, the point is that when you move the fan up and down(in a pulling motion), the water pump is loose behind that which means the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Cecil328i
That I'm really not sure about as the wreck was...

That I'm really not sure about as the wreck was in 2006. And to my surprise, my dad replaced the water pump for me today while I was at work and it is 'purring like a kitten' now. I'll have to look...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Cecil328i
Thanks, Jake. Mango, I really wish I could...

Thanks, Jake.

Mango, I really wish I could tell you, but another shop put it in and I can't find the paperwork. This will technically be my 4th pump on this car. Stock to begin with, then I had a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Cecil328i
Exclamation Water Pump Loose and Failing

I have noticed that my car was making an unusually loud rattling sound during idle in the past two weeks and even other people have commented. Finally check out the car under the hood and I found...
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-25-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,960
Posted By Cecil328i
nicely done

nicely done
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Cecil328i
At one point putting it back on, we braced the...

At one point putting it back on, we braced the bottom area with a jack to put some tension on it so we could press down harder. Even with my Dad and I pushing down at the same time, it didn't even...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Cecil328i
We definitely made sure that was in, but when we...

We definitely made sure that was in, but when we put it back in, only minor pulling up on it would pull the tank out. This should not happen, correct?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Cecil328i
i'll have to wait until I get home to see what...

i'll have to wait until I get home to see what the main problem is, but I really don't think enough pressure was applied in the first place to keep it locked in place.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Cecil328i
See, it never make a 'connecting' sound when we...

See, it never make a 'connecting' sound when we put it back on. No thud, or clunk, or the pieces feeling like they connected together, although once the hoses were connected, it seemed fairly...
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