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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 11:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,200
Posted By iskoos
Cluster doesn't need to be programmed for the car...

Cluster doesn't need to be programmed for the car to start (of course considering it came from a compatible car). The odometer temper light should be on but it doesn't have anything to do with this. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,200
Posted By iskoos
Yes, cluster means the dash panel that has all...

Yes, cluster means the dash panel that has all the gauges. If your issue is same as mine, I don't know another fix other than replacing the cluster. But as I mentioned, the correct way to do it is to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-12-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By iskoos
Please start a new thread for other questions....

Please start a new thread for other questions. This how it works here. Never had an A/C fan failure myself, can't comment on it.

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By iskoos
Good luck but I really doubt it would be the LCM....

Good luck but I really doubt it would be the LCM. It is a lose connection issue either at the bulb housing or at the connector side. I cannot guarantee anything from here but replacing one or both...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By iskoos
Check the threads with GM-5 Module and central...

Check the threads with GM-5 Module and central locking problems...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By iskoos
If there was nothing wrong with the tranny before...

If there was nothing wrong with the tranny before replacing the alternator (or A/C fan), it is most likely that some of the connectors left unplugged. Need to check the are again...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By iskoos
I replaced all my rotors and pads 4 years ago. I...

I replaced all my rotors and pads 4 years ago. I used zimmerman rotors some ceramic pads. I clean my wheels once a year, I don't see any dust but I do not have same braking power anymore. I lost...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By iskoos
Well I did but I didn't give it a good cleaning...

Well I did but I didn't give it a good cleaning and I am really mad at myself about that. I took the piece in my hands (it wasn't easy to remove ). It wasn't looking dirty. I just cleaned it with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By iskoos
I have 2002 325ci now at 97k. I have had this...

I have 2002 325ci now at 97k. I have had this problem for the past few years. It is totally a random issue. Sometimes it happens a few times in a month and sometimes it doesn't happen for 6 months to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-09-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By iskoos
If the bulb burned out, it will be the reason. If...

If the bulb burned out, it will be the reason. If the bulb is okay then it may be a lose contact between the bulb housing and the electrical connector/plug. When I checked mine, the bulb was fine. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,548
Posted By iskoos
As of March 2007, there was no e46 production as...

As of March 2007, there was no e46 production as far as I know. All were e9x after 2007.
And I am thinking that most of us buying this tool are buying it for e46 style BMW. So manufacturers should...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,548
Posted By iskoos
My apologies on this for not updating my post. I...

My apologies on this for not updating my post. I solved this issue months ago and forgot to share the result till I saw squiddie's post.
Yes, I soldered those pin 7 & 8 and the problem got solved...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,200
Posted By iskoos
Plus now you have the annoying odometer temper...

Plus now you have the annoying odometer temper light (orange dot) lit up:(
I had the same issue with my car about 7 years ago. Same symptoms. Cluster didn't worked except a few lights. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
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) 08-20-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
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: 392
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: 373
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: 327
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: 393
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: 3,003
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: 137,804
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: 3,003
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: 22,804
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: 287
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: 571
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...
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