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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-07-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By mavrik101
I just installed new covers yesterday. I...

I just installed new covers yesterday. I originally bought the lens cleaner, but after watching many videos and seeing the time involved (figured about two hours per lens to get it close to perfect),...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By mavrik101
Thanks for the responses. I did find a tear...

Thanks for the responses.

I did find a tear in the intake boot. Used duct tape until the one I ordered gets here. Could that have caused the running rich code?

Question: which pump does the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By mavrik101
Well I just found out my engine type is M56. Was...

Well I just found out my engine type is M56. Was looking for parts and clicked on the wrong link. I was looking for a fuel filter and clicked on filters and an image of the filter box came up. It...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By mavrik101
Power steering? Fluid low?

Power steering? Fluid low?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By mavrik101
Misfiring, stuble after ignition is turned off

So I got these codes from an Actron scanner:

P0305
P0306
P0175
P0172
P2400
P1429

My 03 325 has been stumbling sometimes after I turn the ignition off. It died yesterday when I started...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,361
Posted By mavrik101
re:

It's not the gas pump. I've used different stations. Thought that might be the case the first time it happened. But I had used that station many times before with no problems. Seems like there is no...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,361
Posted By mavrik101
Can't fill gas tank.

I've searched and cant find a post about this problem anywhere.

The last two times I filled my gas tank, It would take like 4 gallons, then gas pump stops like the tank is full. Knowing there is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,035
Posted By mavrik101
red oil light flicker

Okay, so I've read quite a few posts on this, but never found a real solution. Granted, there could be more than one solution, or it could be a combination of things, but still no real answer to the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 40,486
Posted By mavrik101
Just found this: I have 99,000 on my 330xi....

Just found this:

I have 99,000 on my 330xi. The low oil pressure problem started about 2000 miles ago. After 20 minutes of driving (once motor reaches operating temperature), the red oil light...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,871
Posted By mavrik101
re

After searching the web, it looks like that could be the p1418 code. Read it could be the pump itself, or the vacuum line to the rear valve? Could this tie in and cause the other codes?

I can't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-30-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,871
Posted By mavrik101
325i dies while driving

Any ideas on this one?
I'll be driving at 40-45 mph, and the engine will just die. No warning, no rough idle, no jerking. All the instrument lights come on and key ignition beep.

i pulled codes...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,614
Posted By mavrik101
I had the same problem. Thought it was the...

I had the same problem. Thought it was the battery. Replaced and no go. It was in fact the starter. And it will be a PITA to replace. Either take off the intake manifold, or drop the transmission....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 968
Posted By mavrik101
leak detection pump sucking gas?

03 E46

So I tried to troubleshoot my problem myself. Waste of time and money since it appears I diagnosed wrong.

Error code was for leak detection pump. I read it could be caused by the gas...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By mavrik101
cruise control light wont go off

My cruise control light stays on all the time. The cruise control works fine, but even when I turn it off, the light stays on. No idea why. Anyone?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,104
Posted By mavrik101
Error code 2195 / 2197?

My 03 325 sedan started acting strange a couple days ago. I left a stop, and the car hesitated, then ran fine. After driving at a constant speed, it hesitated (misfired) a couple more times. Never...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-09-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 27,894
Posted By mavrik101
It does come in a 5qt container, but not sure if...

It does come in a 5qt container, but not sure if its $22, unless its on sale. I've bought the 5qt container at Walmart.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 45,766
Posted By mavrik101
me too

I'm in phoenix also, and I'd like the name.
Had a front end alignment done, and was told for a mere $500 more, they would replace the control arm bushings, and not charge me for another alignment!!...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 06-02-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,141
Posted By mavrik101
After market install steering wheel controls do not work?

I just had an Alpine IVA D105 dvd player insstalled in my 03 325. I bought the PAC SWI steering wheel control adapter for BMW's, but the steering wheel controls don't work. I read on the PAC website...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-06-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By mavrik101
Help! Can't Find Rim..

I'm running a set of Niche F-16 - 19" on my 03 - 325i. One of them has a crack in the spoke. I believe this happened when my girlfriend totaled my 00 - 323i. Does anyone know where I can get another...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2005, 10:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 922
Posted By mavrik101
Horn stopped working

The horn in my 2000 323i stopped working. I checked the fuse (if I'm reading the schematic right), and it was not blown. I tried to find the actual horn under the hood, and I couldn't locate it (also...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2005, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,379
Posted By mavrik101
Thanks! Good "just in case" info.

Thanks! Good "just in case" info.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2005, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,379
Posted By mavrik101
Not that I need it right now, but ya never know....

Not that I need it right now, but ya never know. What is the procedure, or is there a link to it?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-04-2005, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,104
Posted By mavrik101
I live in Arizona, and trust me, it doesn't take...

I live in Arizona, and trust me, it doesn't take very long after the wash and wax to look dirty again. Damn desert dust! But it looks so sweet when it's clean!! Love the black, hate the maintenance.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-29-2005, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By mavrik101
go to autozone and get diagnostics run. My 2000...

go to autozone and get diagnostics run. My 2000 323i did this. When cold start, no problem, until I turned it off. Then it ran rough, hesitation, no power. It got progressively worse, until it was...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-29-2005, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,827
Posted By mavrik101
I also have a 2000 323i. I had the same problem....

I also have a 2000 323i. I had the same problem. Took the car to autozone and had them do a diagnostics. It's free. Ended up being the cam shaft positioning sensor. There are two of them (intake and...
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