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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 05:35 AM
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Posted By forzam
Have you done a compression and leakdown test?

Have you done a compression and leakdown test?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By forzam
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BD33...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BD33&mospid=47710&btnr=11_3555&hg=11&fg=50

Bank 1 is toward the front, Bank 2 toward the cabin. Pre cats (sensor 1) are on top and post cats (sensor...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By forzam
Get a scanner for your phone. I recommend getting...

Get a scanner for your phone. I recommend getting an ELM327 wireless from ebay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/140963257725) and then OBD Fusion (iOS) or Torque (android). $25 total.

Sounds like you did...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By forzam
Does it make a click when it should be cranking?...

Does it make a click when it should be cranking? Have you tried jumping it?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By forzam
So you turn the key and no crank? Any noises or...

So you turn the key and no crank? Any noises or lights? Fuel pump priming?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By forzam
http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/SiteSearch/5210826...

http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/SiteSearch/52108260845/ES143509/

EDIT: part 52108260846 is for lower right, above is for lower left. For sports seats.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By forzam
You can with one of these: ...

You can with one of these:

http://www.amazon.com/BESTEK%C2%AE-Inverter-inverter-Adapter-Charger/dp/B003Q54V88
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By forzam
I thought BB was a she??

I thought BB was a she??
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By forzam
I've had that happen after filling up. My fuel...

I've had that happen after filling up. My fuel pump failed but that was a few years later. Use this code for 5% off bma: SpecE30
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By forzam
BB's post makes a good point that you should...

BB's post makes a good point that you should order two keys.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By forzam
Yeah my car has the "smokers package."

Yeah my car has the "smokers package."
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By forzam
I had my fuel pump changed a few years ago after...

I had my fuel pump changed a few years ago after it left me stranded. This is still a very sore subject for me because the indy shop charged me a ridiculous amount and I didn't know enough about DIY...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By forzam
If it destroyed the key you have to go to the...

If it destroyed the key you have to go to the dealer to get a new one and have it programmed.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By forzam
Yes and as things become more and more automated...

Yes and as things become more and more automated the wealth gets even more concentrated because there will be less jobs, for one thing. I'm waiting for the day that grocery items have RFID-like tags...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By forzam
If I were you I would get both the PA Soft and...

If I were you I would get both the PA Soft and the ELM 327. When you need to do programming, you use PA Soft. When you need to see SES codes, monitor PIDS and log/export PIDs, use OBD Fusion on your...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By forzam
I think that eventually we will only be able to...

I think that eventually we will only be able to lease/license self-driving vehicles (street legal). Everything will be leased/licensed and you won't actually own it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By forzam
Well if you want to do that look into PA Soft...

Well if you want to do that look into PA Soft (http://www.ebay.com/itm/151409829026?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT). For some people, PA Soft won't read the live PID...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By forzam
I don't have any knowledge of that scanner. I...

I don't have any knowledge of that scanner. I recommend getting an ELM327 wireless from ebay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/140963257725) and then OBD Fusion (iOS) or Torque (android). $25 total.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By forzam
No, I will do that this weekend. I have bottomed...

No, I will do that this weekend. I have bottomed out a few times. Did you show zero post cat back pressure ?



Bank 2 has normal LTFT, maybe a bit rich. Bank 1 is always 9+ at anything above...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By forzam
Yeah, like I said, fog lights.

Yeah, like I said, fog lights.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By forzam
You mean the fog lights? They give you more...

You mean the fog lights? They give you more visibility, and make you more visible in bad weather.
Forum: Performance 04-22-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By forzam
You mean GruppeM?

You mean GruppeM?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By forzam
The Germans dont want you eating or drinking in...

The Germans dont want you eating or drinking in your car.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By forzam
It's normal for the MPG to go to thr far right...

It's normal for the MPG to go to thr far right when accelerating. It's instant MPG, not average, which you can access by pushing the button at the end of the blinker. Reset those stats by holding the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By forzam
I think there was an airbag recall. Someone else...

I think there was an airbag recall. Someone else that knows more can elaborate.

As far as the SES light, I don't see how an airbag recall can trigger that. Is the airbag light on?

You need to...
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