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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By iskoos
I did OFH gasket and CVV at the same time as...

I did OFH gasket and CVV at the same time as well. Having the OFH out of the way made the CVV really easy agreed.

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By iskoos
That's why here we never recommend visiting BMW...

That's why here we never recommend visiting BMW dealer.
Did you really pay them $400 and left after listening the B.S. they gave you?

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By iskoos
Hope you don't end up paying $140. It is obvious...

Hope you don't end up paying $140. It is obvious where to start in your case. BMW saw this but they won't give you free advice.

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-12-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By iskoos
Didn't check the links for the price but $12k...

Didn't check the links for the price but $12k seemed a bit too much.
Is the car in meticulous shape?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By iskoos
OP, what you are saying happens to me time to...

OP, what you are saying happens to me time to time (for the past few years.) I still couldn't find the pinpoint. I replaced the fuel filter; it didn't change anything.
I read a lot abut the fuel...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By iskoos
I haven't heard of this on M52, M54 engines but...

I haven't heard of this on M52, M54 engines but it logically seems possible because the oil pump is driven by the chain system that also drives the cams...
This is how it is for M5x inline 6...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,886
Posted By iskoos
Not related but why are ECU and DME referred as...

Not related but why are ECU and DME referred as two different things? As far as I know the engine control unit is called DME in BMW cars. There isn't a separate module in addition to DME to control...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 135,221
Posted By iskoos
You also didn't get to replace the oil dipstick...

You also didn't get to replace the oil dipstick gasket. When I removed my oil dipstick, it was pretty clean to my surprise but my other reasoning was to replace the $2 gasket. So a complete CVV diy...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,886
Posted By iskoos
So you will test the ECU that's currently on the...

So you will test the ECU that's currently on the vehicle?
I thought you ordered a replacement unit...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-01-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 22,105
Posted By iskoos
I hope Mirawho sees this Kendall but looking at...

I hope Mirawho sees this Kendall but looking at his statistics, odds aren't in your favor. He only posted 6 times on this forum.
Maybe someone else with the answer gets back to you. I never worked...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By iskoos
Those codes are okay and parallel with the...

Those codes are okay and parallel with the symptoms you are getting. They are just not read with a generic OBDII scanner. They are BMW specific codes. The guy was probably using a BMW software or a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 550
Posted By iskoos
Man, oil could be coming from many different...

Man, oil could be coming from many different spots. Some easy to fix; some just a pain. You have to be more descriptive about the oil leak. Gotta see where (and at what rate) it is coming from.
You...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By iskoos
Now this is funny. I read your post as "I do NOT...

Now this is funny. I read your post as "I do NOT have access to autologic.":rofl:

I see what you mean now... Sorry for the above reply. I misunderstood:)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By iskoos
Autologic is a good but way overpriced item. Sure...

Autologic is a good but way overpriced item. Sure it would come in handy but you don't need that to get the fuel trim values. Any scan tool with live/monitoring function would do it. Simple code...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 550
Posted By iskoos
So your idle rpm is about 400-500 on a cold...

So your idle rpm is about 400-500 on a cold stars? That is definitely not looking good there. It should be around 900 when you first crank the car and within few minutes it should back down to 600rpm...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By iskoos
Well, thanks guys at least you tried. I never...

Well, thanks guys at least you tried. I never paid much attention to these values till I had lean conditions which has been going on for several years and not completely resolved yet.
I figured out...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 550
Posted By iskoos
400-500 idle rpm is low. Combined with a wrong...

400-500 idle rpm is low. Combined with a wrong type of oil could definitely be your entire issue.
How is your rpm when you start the car in the morning (when the engine is cold)?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By iskoos
Nobody; not even a single reply?

Nobody; not even a single reply?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 550
Posted By iskoos
Sorry for the repeated questions. I don't trust...

Sorry for the repeated questions. I don't trust the service departments much so I just wanted to see how they handled it. Seems they treated you well. Good for them and you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 550
Posted By iskoos
Thanks for posting that in detail. I was also...

Thanks for posting that in detail. I was also wondering if they told you to be careful and don't continue driving if the light stays on constantly.
Because anything goes wrong there means toss the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 550
Posted By iskoos
Wow... That is a story... It is good to know...

Wow... That is a story...
It is good to know things like that happen. What you describe is exactly same as what's happening to the OP. So OP is lucky to get an input from you...
I would still go...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By iskoos
Not only new also which new!!! This is an...

Not only new also which new!!!
This is an important sensor you want to get it from the right source. The original manufacturer is Siemens and when you get it as OEM, you will be paying slightly over...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 550
Posted By iskoos
Okay no intention to start a fight. I just know...

Okay no intention to start a fight. I just know that Red light doesn't have anything to do with oil temperature. It is about the oil pressure.
For it to be caused by low oil, the yellow oil light...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 707
Posted By iskoos
Similar issue or not hijacking someone else's...

Similar issue or not hijacking someone else's thread is considered rude.
As Bob recommended, start a new thread and you will get more relevant answers I am sure...:)

ericwest, your argument is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By iskoos
Smile Could you guys do me a favor?

If you have a scanner capable of reading the fuel trim values, would you be kind enough to post here what the Long term fuel trims are on your vehicle and (if you can remember) the highest and lowest...
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