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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,149
Posted By moneymike
How important is OEM?

I had a guy tell me that you MUST use the blue Bimmer coolant and you must use OEM Spark plugs

I know I have regular coolant in right now and I also have platinum spark plugs (which I was told was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,126
Posted By moneymike
so out of the list how much of that stuff has to...

so out of the list how much of that stuff has to do with the motor? and some of you sound 100% sure while others seem to think there might be a chance...

I can tell you from a cold start it runs...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,126
Posted By moneymike
Lost Cause? I need blunt honesty here...

Ok guys awhile ago i was having overheating issues...it was actually my brother...so the upper radiator hose blew...car over heated & he drove it for 10+ miles while overheated...at stoplight car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By moneymike
you are right down the street...PM me your info...

you are right down the street...PM me your info and we can talk...

wondering why you are just now saying this out of all of the posts that we have been on together lol
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By moneymike
Leak diagnostic pump

Leak diagnostic pump
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By moneymike
Thanks for the insight...I got the car at a...

Thanks for the insight...I got the car at a auction...well my mechanic did & had no idea all this was wrong...he said he will do the tranny for free...but all the other stuff i just wanna get...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By moneymike
Big Trouble in Little Bimmer PLEASE HELP!!!

Ok guys this thread will some up all my problems I have been posing about over the past month...the transmission, the check engine light, all that...I took the car in and got a diagnostic this...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By moneymike
My codes are P0116 eng coolant temp sensor 1...

My codes are

P0116 eng coolant temp sensor 1 ckt rng/perf
P0735 gear 5 incorrect ratio
P1397 mfr controlled ign sys or misfire
P1470 mfr controlled aux emiss cntrls
P0301b misfire


Neil...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By moneymike
I'm even more confused then before now...I did a...

I'm even more confused then before now...I did a reset on the cluster and tranny...then I pulled the #10, 34, & 43 fuses for the instrument cluster and put them back in and now my high beam light...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By moneymike
I'm even more confused then before now...I did a...

I'm even more confused then before now...I did a reset on the cluster and tranny...then I pulled the #10, 34, & 43 fuses for the instrument cluster and put them back in and now my high beam light...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By moneymike
Do u think its a short? What manual do you need?

Do u think its a short? What manual do you need?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By moneymike
From my understanding different models have...

From my understanding different models have different requirements based on what options are on the car but i thought the instrument cluster was pretty straight forward

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By moneymike
Anybody?

Anybody?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By moneymike
I should also note when i first got the car some...

I should also note when i first got the car some fuses were missing so i put them in...some stuff started working and other stuff stopped...but i remember not going into limp mode before i noticed...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By moneymike
If you have a 2000 323i can you please tell me

If you have a fuse in the #34 slot...this is the slot to the far right on top row

I would greatly appreciate it as my cluster is not working without it but the fuse card says it should be empty......
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By moneymike
Another update...while the instrument cluster is...

Another update...while the instrument cluster is not functioning under normal conditions i ran the instrument cluster test and everything tested perfect

Sent from my GT-P7510 using Bimmer
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By moneymike
OMG ok so ive had a variety of different post on...

OMG ok so ive had a variety of different post on the forums about my tranny going into limp mode & the check engine light being on but now i am totally STUMPED! I decided to put the fuses the way the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By moneymike
Is it possible something went wrong?

I have a 2000 323i and fuse #34 for the instrument cluster says that it should be empty based on the fuse card but when I take the fuse out of it my instrument cluster doesn't work properly. My...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By moneymike
After Bleeding the system this code is now...

After Bleeding the system this code is now gone...P0116 eng coolant temp sensor 1 ckt rng/perf
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By moneymike
Please help me understand these diagnostic codes

Ok Fanatics I finally was able to get the codes & i hope that some of you can point me in the right direction to start getting my car back in rare form...



BMW codes

P0116 eng coolant temp...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,988
Posted By moneymike
I have 159k on the odometer...I have not gotten...

I have 159k on the odometer...I have not gotten anybody to give me the actual code they always just tell me speed sensor...I'm going to go to a guy tomorrow and if I can get him to scan it then I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,867
Posted By moneymike
do you still have the transmission? for the...

do you still have the transmission? for the 328i...can it fit into a 323i?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,988
Posted By moneymike
that might be the case...I dont know...I don't...

that might be the case...I dont know...I don't wanna dump a bunch of money into troubleshooting and still have to put in a new tranny
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,988
Posted By moneymike
its funny you would say that...I had one of the...

its funny you would say that...I had one of the "BMW guys" tell me that it was several quarts low on fluid but when they put fluid in that it got even worse so it may be going into limp mode because...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,988
Posted By moneymike
was my post too long? a lot of views but no...

was my post too long? a lot of views but no replies?
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