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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-14-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By raeboo
that's a relief. thanks

that's a relief. thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-14-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,335
Posted By raeboo
wheel(s) could be bent or out of round. when I...

wheel(s) could be bent or out of round. when I had this problem they told me 3 of my 4 rims were bent slightly out of round. new wheels solved the problem.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-14-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,471
Posted By raeboo
My wheels were out of round when this was...

My wheels were out of round when this was happening to my car. New rims, no shaking. You also might check your control arm bushings.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-14-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By raeboo
Lights on, limp mode

Recently while pulling around to pass a few cars going slower than my 2001 330xi likes to go, I used the steptronic manual shift to kick it down. I was a bit over enthusiastic as I dropped 2 gears...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 236,421
Posted By raeboo
Strong

142,000 no problems
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-23-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By raeboo
ok, but...

I put in an oiled CAI and as per the instructions, I cleaned the MAF sensor after a week of driving. Never have had a problem. In retrospect, however, I wouldn't go with the CAI. Gains are minimal if...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By raeboo
done and done

replacing thermostat did the trick. thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By raeboo
I put an AFE in my 330xi, and I have noticed my...

I put an AFE in my 330xi, and I have noticed my car is a little zippier taking off and more responsive when I give it the gas. Maybe no more real power, but noticeably more responsive on starts.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-12-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,655
Posted By raeboo
Exactly my problem. Lock was in horizontal...

Exactly my problem. Lock was in horizontal position. Turned it to vertical, pulled the key out, problem solved. What would I do without this site?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-04-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,230
Posted By raeboo
saw this on e46 Fanatics:

Last November the Check Engine light appeared on a 2001 325Ci and the diagnostic code reader displayed P0491 and P0492. An independent mechanic replaced the secondary air pump, air valve, electric...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By raeboo
This happens when the car has detected a fault...

This happens when the car has detected a fault and has disabled the DSC and ABS systems. If you recently drove on ice, a dynamometer, or on another very slippery surface, the car may just /think/ the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By raeboo
Temp sensor issues

I have replaced the temp sensor 52 1 741 900 in the control box and the temp sensor
13 62 1 433 076 at the rear of the cylinder head under intake manifold.
However, I still keep getting a Peake...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By raeboo
thanks guys

I'm going to replace the temperature switch and the thermostat. I'll follow up and let you know how it went. Thanks for the help guys
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By raeboo
really?

Heater, ac both work great. Tempt gauge never reads hot. Could it still be the thermostat? thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By raeboo
finding temperature switch

I know the temperature switch (12521741900) is in the back part of the cylinder head on the drivers side, under the intake manifold. I removed the engine intake manifold and the heater inlet but I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-14-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By raeboo
Where is the Control Unit Box?

I think I need to replace the temperature switch (12521741900) in the control unit box. I pulled a 0A code from my Peake that says only "engine coolant temperature", have looked around, even asked an...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-13-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,222
Posted By raeboo
330

I drive a 330xi, a dream in the snows of Wyoming. My best friend drives a 325. We both switched for a week after reading this post. He wanted to keep my 330, I wanted it back. There is a substantial...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-12-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By raeboo
fine

temp needle never rises above half way. Seems fine
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-12-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By raeboo
Could it be the thermostat?

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For my 2001 330xi I read the Peake codes 0A for "Engine coolant temperature" "
In response to the 0A code,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By raeboo
PreCat 02 sensor slow resp time, Cyl #4-6

Got an 19-E6 code from my Peake reader for PreCat 02 sensor slow resp time, Cyl #4-6. I replaced the sensor in question; however, SES keeps coming back with same code when I check it. Other than...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,595
Posted By raeboo
ah, hell

SES light back on. Peake still reaing 19 OA code for Coolant Temp. What do I need to do to fix this? I already explained that the stealer replaced intake air temp sensor in response to this SES...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,595
Posted By raeboo
I think so

Peake reader did give me the OA code. That's why I replaced the coolant temp sensor. Dealer identified the OE code and replaced the intake air temp sensor. Not sure if my Peake reader is screwing up...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,595
Posted By raeboo
fixed

Took car into dealer finally and they identified problem as part number 13621739510, air temp sensor in the Intake manifold. That in response to my OA code. So I replaced the wrong sensor the first...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,662
Posted By raeboo
duh!

Finally figured this one out. Tire shop put a new ziex tire on my car to match the 3 I had (lost one). Turns out the one they put on is slightly larger than the other three. This didn't occur to me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,174
Posted By raeboo
http://www.magnum1.com/BMW-740/740_Pages/Maintenan...

http://www.magnum1.com/BMW-740/740_Pages/Maintenance-Pages/DSC-ABS-Module-Repair-740.html#Top
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