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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-18-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By 328modified
Well that's good to know. Thanks alot...

Well that's good to know. Thanks alot guys:thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-18-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By 328modified
Flap works fine and suction works great too. ...

Flap works fine and suction works great too. Just don't know if that area should smell like fuel.:hmm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-18-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By 328modified
DISA bad?

So when I remove the adjuster unit/DISA there is a smell of fuel in the intake manifold. Should this smell be there or is it an indication of something failing (like a gasket)?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By 328modified
Should the DISA valve smell like gasoline? I...

Should the DISA valve smell like gasoline? I remember taking mine off the first time and it smelled really strong of fuel.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By 328modified
The elbow boot has been changed recently and I've...

The elbow boot has been changed recently and I've checked all over for tears on the other ones, but can't find anything else. I'm really stumped! Guess I will try to get a video clip of the start...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By 328modified
One thing that I can't figure out is this: Why...

One thing that I can't figure out is this: Why does my car idle fine once it gets warmed up with old MAF? Shouldn't a bad MAF just have trouble idling and not be able to drive? I had my car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By 328modified
Thank you for all responses. So does unplugging...

Thank you for all responses. So does unplugging the MAF usually indicate bad MAF?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By 328modified
Sorry for another idle question!

So Indy shop diagnosed my car with malfunctioning MAF which is causing my idle problems and all cylinder misfires with lean code. I recently picked up a used OEM MAF, but it seems to have made my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 254,397
Posted By 328modified
So I took my car to an Indy shop and they said my...

So I took my car to an Indy shop and they said my MAF needed replacement due to all cylinder misfires and stalling. I just picked up a used BMW MAF with matching part #, but it seems the problem is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By 328modified
Yeah I freakin hate Peake codes too. Turns out I...

Yeah I freakin hate Peake codes too. Turns out I had a bad MAF sensor and all it cost me was $122 to get it diagnosed :facepalm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By 328modified
Yeah I searched all the boots for any kind of...

Yeah I searched all the boots for any kind of tear but no luck. Car is in the shop right now and hopefully it's not an expensive repair. The symptoms are stalling when first start up, but after...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By 328modified
Heeeeellllppppp!!! Bunch of cylinder misfires!

So here's the story with my car:

It's got 156k miles and almost a year ago I get some codes from my car that I did nothing about but continued driving:
95 - EVAP Leak
E3 - O2 Sensor Adaption...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By 328modified
Just like element said, my car also makes the...

Just like element said, my car also makes the rattling noise at random rpms and I always thought the noise came from the engine compartment...traced the problem to the transmission/exhaust bracket...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,381
Posted By 328modified
I had mine done on Oct 2008 at a dealership and...

I had mine done on Oct 2008 at a dealership and paid for by BMWNA. I can tell from underneath my car that the whole floor pan is brand new and I believe they are using the thicker material with some...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 57,693
Posted By 328modified
A good gear to test on is third gear going 20mph...

A good gear to test on is third gear going 20mph and being aggressive with the gas pedal. Sometimes I don't have to stomp on the gas pedal as it comes and go unexpectedly. Climbing hills will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 57,693
Posted By 328modified
Hey guys I noticed that my car is making a...

Hey guys I noticed that my car is making a clinging sound too, but to best describe it is to say that it sounds like you're using metal to beat against a metal pole but at a very fast pace. To...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By 328modified
That's correct, no feet on the pedals and just...

That's correct, no feet on the pedals and just letting the car roll on it's own. I've had Civics where the car would stall if I even try this, but glad I can do it on the e46. It's good when you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By 328modified
Not sure if I'm understanding you on this but I'm...

Not sure if I'm understanding you on this but I'm completely in 1st gear and my foot is off the clutch pedal when the car starts rolling. I just get lazy of the foot balancing when I've been sitting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By 328modified
Any damage to clutch?

When I'm stuck in stop-n-go traffic I like to shift into first gear and release the clutch pedal slowly until the car starts rolling and I don't use the gas pedal at all. It's sort of like an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,492
Posted By 328modified
So I moved from CA to WA state and decided to...

So I moved from CA to WA state and decided to drive my car up there. Throughout the whole trip my coolant light would come on and off, especially when the heat is turned on...imagine the feeling...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By 328modified
There is a class action lawsuit set up by WC&C...

There is a class action lawsuit set up by WC&C Law www.wcclaw.com for the subframe damage. I spoke with the paralegal today and she said they should have a complete update at the end of August and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By 328modified
So I called BMW NA today and spoke with my CRA,...

So I called BMW NA today and spoke with my CRA, and now she sounds like she's annoyed with me. WTF? I've been very patient and nice with this woman and as soon as I mentioned the TIS Article # and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2008, 01:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By 328modified
From what a few of you are stating, it's not the...

From what a few of you are stating, it's not the actual subframe that's cracking on my car? I've read the other posts on this forum and many are calling it the rear subframe. From the picture that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By 328modified
The problem is that they are not calling this...

The problem is that they are not calling this section the rear subframe as the "engineer" states that there is no crack noticed. I talked to the CRA and she said that they will have to side with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By 328modified
Did anyone also got this response from BMW NA?

Hey guys,
So I've been talking to BMW NA the past 2-3 weeks and finally got my car inspected by a BMW Technical Engineer at one of the dealerships, and they came back with a response saying that...
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