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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By shanneba
Get the codes read from the DSC system, they...

Get the codes read from the DSC system, they should guide you to diagnose the issue.
Most Auto Parts stores do not have the tools to read anything but the OBDII emissions data, you need something...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-06-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 926
Posted By shanneba
Different cams give the increase in the ZHP...

Different cams give the increase in the ZHP engine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 679
Posted By shanneba
Don't listen to your indie, he knows nothing...

Don't listen to your indie, he knows nothing about oil.

Both 10w-30 and 5w-30 will be in the same viscosity range, about 10.0-12.4 cSt@100C, both a 30 weight oil at operating temp.
the XXW has...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By shanneba
The Bentley manual shows a fuel pressure of about...

The Bentley manual shows a fuel pressure of about 50 PSI +- 3psi.....

The M54 engines have the fuel pressure regulator in the fuel filter, the 323/328 have a 3/2 way valve and separate fuel...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By shanneba
http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php/BMW_E46#O...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php/BMW_E46#Oil_light_.28yellow_or_red.29_illuminates_during_driving_or_after_shutting_the_car_off.3F

Oil light (yellow or red) illuminates during driving or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By shanneba
Maybe this will help, it doesn't list the M54...

Maybe this will help, it doesn't list the M54 engine but the engine serial number is likely in the same location as the M52 series engines.
The second post has an attached PDF file with info:
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By shanneba
Did you get the oil filler cap back on tight? ...

Did you get the oil filler cap back on tight?

If it isn't you could have an air leak at the cap.....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By shanneba
See page 5 of this link:...

See page 5 of this link: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=358114&highlight=temperature+sensor
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By shanneba
I still run stock type rotors, forget the drilled...

I still run stock type rotors, forget the drilled / slotted rotors for the track, I would suggest the Stop Tech Street / performance brake pads and SS lines with ATe Super brake fluid. Change your...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,124
Posted By shanneba
I run mostly Shell V-Power now. There are no...

I run mostly Shell V-Power now. There are no Chevron Stations in Indiana.

I ran mostly Chevron when I lived in Texas.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By shanneba
here is another link: http://www.bimmershops.com/

here is another link: http://www.bimmershops.com/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-07-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By shanneba
I don't have a definitive answer but I think it...

I don't have a definitive answer but I think it would be along the lines of this:

The wax is heated by the coolant to open the thermostat partially at the normal (higher) coolant temp at light...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By shanneba
The electrical connection allows the DME to vary...

The electrical connection allows the DME to vary the operating temp of the thermostat from about 80C to 100C when the engine is under heavy load.


With the aid of the characteristic map...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,138
Posted By shanneba
Welcome to the forums! Take a look here for...

Welcome to the forums!

Take a look here for the Oil recommendations:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php?title=BMW_E46#Oil_service

Many more questions you will have as you own your E46...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By shanneba
Check here for M54 specs: ...

Check here for M54 specs:

http://tis.spaghetticoder.org/s/view.pl?1/00/32/59
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By shanneba
This thread might help, it is US specific and we...

This thread might help, it is US specific and we didn't have the 320....

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=358114

RealOEM.com shows the same part number used on the 320i
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,041
Posted By shanneba
PH048xx 2003 330Ci

PH048xx

2003 330Ci
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-05-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By shanneba
Check this thread for the connector and fender...

Check this thread for the connector and fender liner part numbers, page 5 has a great set of pictures for DIY

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=358114
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-05-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By shanneba
Bank 1 is cylinders 1-3 Bank 2 is cylinders 4-6...

Bank 1 is cylinders 1-3
Bank 2 is cylinders 4-6

Sensor 1 is the pre cat sensor
Sensor 2 is the after cat sensor

At 100,000 miles I would replace both pre cat O2 sensors. That is BMWs...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By shanneba
See this thread for a great DIY and pictures/part...

See this thread for a great DIY and pictures/part number.

Page 5 is the DIY: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=358114
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,980
Posted By shanneba
This thread has the ambient temp sensor part...

This thread has the ambient temp sensor part numbers including the connector.
Page 5 has a good DIY.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=358114&highlight=ambient+temp+sensor

The...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By shanneba
Changed my ZF 5HP19 (drain and fill) at 63,000...

Changed my ZF 5HP19 (drain and fill) at 63,000 miles, did drain and filter at 81,000 with Red Line D4.
Now at over 105,000 miles and all is still great.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,275
Posted By shanneba
Most gas stations only have two tanks, regular...

Most gas stations only have two tanks, regular and premium, the mid grade is a mixture of the two.

You could make 91 by mixing 93 and 87.

10 gallons of 93 plus 5 gallons of 87 would give you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,852
Posted By shanneba
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?at...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=194619&d=1248503490
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By shanneba
Maybe you can learn a little more about DSC here:...

Maybe you can learn a little more about DSC here:

http://www.bmwtech.ru/pdf/e46/ST034/13%20P1%20Traction%20and%20Stability%20Control%20Internet.pdf
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