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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By Larrick
I am, slowly, learning the use of the Creator...

I am, slowly, learning the use of the Creator c310.

Still confused as to what the smooth running values are telling me.
As it is explained to me; the flywheel passes the sensor which senses the ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,320
Posted By Larrick
In trying to fix a problem similar to yours, I...

In trying to fix a problem similar to yours, I have been doing many of the same things as you.
I changed my fuel filter and also changed the 0-rings on the fuel injectors last week.
When I looked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
I do believe that I understand fuel trims. If,...

I do believe that I understand fuel trims.
If, from what I have gathered from vids and other sources, it take a 25% deviation from normal to produce a check engine light:
And I have a maximum...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
No offense taken. Perhaps I am frustrated...

No offense taken.
Perhaps I am frustrated expecting nomenclature to be universal, as it is in science.

I will inspect the wires at next chance.
So far engine is running great after warm up
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
I just reviewed the video that I had posted on...

I just reviewed the video that I had posted on fuel trims.
As I understand it:
The STFT responds to a lean or rich condition immediately and the LTFT becomes the the new baseline.
Lets say at 15%...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
It is established that both Additive (STFT) ...

It is established that both
Additive (STFT) and multiplicative (LTFT) are expressed in percentages.
Question: 0.6 % on the Creator 310 data screen.
Does that number represent six tenths of one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
I was just searching around. I cannot...

I was just searching around.
I cannot understand why different terms would be used by different manufactures to describe similar things.
To me it seems like the use of the words .....street,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
570742 This is a screenshot of the Creator...

570742

This is a screenshot of the Creator 310 Fuel trims as it
appeared at the end of the test drive.

In the additive (STFT) I do not know what ms signifies
I realize, now, that mu is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
This seems like a simple reference for the Oxygen...

This seems like a simple reference for the Oxygen sensor.
http://www.obdii.com/articles/Understanding_Oxygen_Sensors.html

The Creator 310 does have a function for reading the O2 voltage.
I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
https://www.obd-codes.com/faq/fuel-trims.php ...

https://www.obd-codes.com/faq/fuel-trims.php

This seems like a good, simple explanation./
Even has a nice analogy.

My confusion has to do with the scanner screen.
There does not appear to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
The Additive (STFT) is expressed as, example: ...

The Additive (STFT) is expressed as, example:
Bank 1 0.04 ms
I do not know what ms refers to.

The multiplicative (LTFT) is expressed as, example:
Bank 1 0.2 %

I will open the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
Forgot one important mention. When I took off...

Forgot one important mention.
When I took off the electrical connections to the fuel injectors, they came off without much struggle.
The female connectors, which is on the long rectangular electric...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
I just came back from a 15 miles drive. City...

I just came back from a 15 miles drive.
City streets, steep hills and winding open roads.
The car ran great.
On a very steep hill, I had the car in first gear going just a few miles per hour (...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
i just completed installing new 0-rings on the...

i just completed installing new 0-rings on the fuel injectors.
I had high hopes when I saw how much filth was around the bottom seals.
I cleaned the injectors up and installed the new 0-rings.
I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By Larrick
The 2003 530i which I am working on and learning...

The 2003 530i which I am working on and learning to use Creator 310 is my Sons car.
So, I do not have constant access to it.
We have our own BMW e-mail thread to monitor conditions.
I'll have my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By Larrick
I did not think that smooth running values could...

I did not think that smooth running values could be the same as fuel trim.
I had to ask because, after days of searching smooth running values, I believe that the term smooth running is
used for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By Larrick
Thanks AngryBear, very interesting. I am...

Thanks AngryBear, very interesting.
I am beginning to grasp the concept.
Now my confusion is in terminology.
Are smooth running values the same as true running values?
if so, Are smooth running...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By Larrick
Mattmar1: the crank sensor output reading are...

Mattmar1: the crank sensor output reading are whats being measured. timing differences in the pulses are read by the dme and a higher value is assigned for any cylinder(s) pulse rate that is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By Larrick
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WnM_NsOtd8 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WnM_NsOtd8

As a neophyte in the code reader arena, this video helped me understand the diagnostic
possibilities, if one can understand, interpret and compare the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
I ordered the kit and I should be able to put...

I ordered the kit and I should be able to put them in after July 15.
I'll swap injectors at that time and post the results.
I am confident we are closing in on the answer to the #5 misfire.
I feel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
https://www.ecstuning.com/ES2602267/ The kits...

https://www.ecstuning.com/ES2602267/
The kits appear to be the same (different ecs numbers)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,343
Posted By Larrick
https://www.ecstuning.com/ES2592840/?gclid=CIeEmdu...

https://www.ecstuning.com/ES2592840/?gclid=CIeEmduA480CFZSGfgodp4wLFw
This is what I first saw and shipping put it to $80.
But then I found a, what looks like the same thing for $51 including...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By Larrick
WOW. Very exciting.Thanks. Looks like Iv'e got...

WOW. Very exciting.Thanks.
Looks like Iv'e got some studying to do.
This is exactly what I have been hunting for.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By Larrick
Creator 310 instruction manual

I am new to the use of BMW code readers and diagnostic tools.
I appreciate that the provide very good data but that data is only useful
if it can be interpreted well and used as a diagnostic tool...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,320
Posted By Larrick
The Creator 310 seems to have much potential. ...

The Creator 310 seems to have much potential.
The problem is that there is virtually no instructional information on how to use it.
It would be wonderful if there were a thread that could contain...
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