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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2016, 07:40 AM
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Posted By ventsyv
Metallic whistle sound when AC is on.

When the AC is on there is a weird metallic whistle like sound that disappears when I turn off the AC but leave the fan blowing. It's almost like a ball bearing going bad or something of that sort....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By ventsyv
Leaking headlight washer pump

So my headlight washer pump is leaking where the nozzle goes into the white plastic receptacle on the hose. I replaced the receptacle but the problem remains. I took the pump out, put it under the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By ventsyv
My car would not start on Friday so I went ahead...

My car would not start on Friday so I went ahead and replaced the pump. Car starts now and no codes (I have to drive it a bit longer to make sure) but still has a rough idle when in park. Not enough...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By ventsyv
Sounds like the battery is having issues. Cold...

Sounds like the battery is having issues. Cold start puts a lot demand on the battery. You can test the battery to see what voltage it's putting out.
Here is a video on how to do it:...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By ventsyv
I swapped the pump and it starts now just fine....

I swapped the pump and it starts now just fine. Still a bit rough when in part and foot is off the gas but not enough to throw a code (so far).
I think I'll try adding some Techtron injector cleaner...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By ventsyv
Car not starting

My car would not start this morning. It's turning over just fine, but when I return the key to position 0, I can hear a very loud whirling sound.
I was experiencing lean codes and misfire in cyl 3...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By ventsyv
Are you getting any codes? Is there anything...

Are you getting any codes? Is there anything wrong with the car or is it just the dash has gone mad?
I kind of recall that some of the dash lights can remain on and have to be reset - either by...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By ventsyv
Is it going to be a daily driver? Are you...

Is it going to be a daily driver? Are you willing/able to work on it?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By ventsyv
Sounds like oil separator. Look at this:...

Sounds like oil separator. Look at this: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=773551
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By ventsyv
It might be worth to swap the injectors. If the...

It might be worth to swap the injectors. If the code follows the injector, than you know it's the injector. The injector clear alone might not be enough so maybe I'll do that this weekend. Here is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By ventsyv
I'm in a similar boat. I'm getting misfires on...

I'm in a similar boat. I'm getting misfires on cyl 5 with lean codes. I replaced the fuel filter, I'll try running injector cleaner through the system next. It mostly happens at low RPM, seems it's...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 937
Posted By ventsyv
Supercharger kits are $4000 - $5000. Not cheap...

Supercharger kits are $4000 - $5000. Not cheap but if you have that kind of money to spend, the best bang for the buck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By ventsyv
Any codes?

Any codes?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By ventsyv
I don't think his MAF has anything to do with it.

I don't think his MAF has anything to do with it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By ventsyv
I had very similar experience - when I had my...

I had very similar experience - when I had my starter changed the mechanic knocked out the transmission harness which cause the transmission to go in limp mode.
Don't panic, read the codes, check...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By ventsyv
So I replaced the fuel filter but I keep getting...

So I replaced the fuel filter but I keep getting misfires. At first I was getting misfire @ cylinder 5, pulled the coil and it was totally bad, so I moved 4 to 5 and put a new one in 4. That resulted...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-07-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By ventsyv
I'm not so sure the part number I posted is for...

I'm not so sure the part number I posted is for my car. It's listed as part for cars with SMG transmissions. I'll do a bit more research and then post another update.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-05-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,855
Posted By ventsyv
At this point some of those older BMWs are...

At this point some of those older BMWs are approaching collector car status, at least in the eyes of the sellers. I see ridiculously priced BMWs in Roundel all the time.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-05-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By ventsyv
For future references, I found part # 61 36 8...

For future references, I found part # 61 36 8 366 646 to be the ABS relay. I'll post an update once I get it and install it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By ventsyv
What is code C1110

I'm getting C1110 on my 03 330ci. According to the Internet:



Can someone explain what does that mean? I'm guessing it's not a fuse, maybe a sensor?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By ventsyv
The vacuum line to the filter is not in a good...

The vacuum line to the filter is not in a good shape for sure. About half of it is sitting in my truck. I replaced the filter ... wow I guess it's been 100K or 120k miles ago...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,764
Posted By ventsyv
Yeah, those were the days...

Yeah, those were the days...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By ventsyv
Switch coils between 1 & 2. If the code follows...

Switch coils between 1 & 2. If the code follows the coil, then you have a bad coil.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By ventsyv
Something else that might be related - the little...

Something else that might be related - the little vacuum line from the F connector on the intake boot broke off. I think that goes to the fuel filter. Is it possible that is causing the codes I see?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By ventsyv
So quick update on the situation. I drove the car...

So quick update on the situation. I drove the car for a while and even though it had a rough idle, it was running fine. A few days ago it started to stall out on traffic lights etc. I replaced the...
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