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Old 06-10-2014, 10:27 PM   #1
m3babay
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Exclamation my bmw m3 smg wont start is mess uped need help please

i have a bmw m3 e46 and the smg indicator light is flashing zero and also have the yellow COG light on the car wont start and won change gear already changed the battery and tested the salmon relay and nothing when i was driving on a hot day the car stalled out and gear was in zero and the engine had turned off it started 2 more times and after i was driving off the parking lot it turned off again now it has not started since i changed the battery becuase it had only 10volts now new battery is installed the duralast platinum now it read12.5 also the service engine soon light is on and pulled only one code at auto zone stating p044 evaporative emission system purge control valve circuit open i took out the salmon relay after i installed the new battery and ordered a new one from carquest looks like the same relay salmon and everything becuase at first the little whining noise wasnt happening when i unlocked the car but now it does and still nothing i ve checked for leaks and havent found any i dont know how to check the fluid for teh transmissino and or the smg pump i dont have any money right now and the car has been sitting for almost two weeks
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Old 06-19-2014, 07:16 PM   #2
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Took it to the dealership after after 200 dollors worth of towing it there and said that the equipment they have cant communicate with the car i dont know what to do they unpluged and pluged in the smg pump plug and it turned on but now says its not turning on anymore i dont know if this is a good way to know but i dont have that kind of money right now am thinking am going to have to do leave it and sell it as is until someone who can afford to get it fixed can buy it from me
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Old 06-23-2014, 05:41 PM   #3
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Well vot the m3 to start and the smg light off i have a vacuum leak that needs real attention. P0444 and also thi king of tcleaning the throllte body and the ignition control valve
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