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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,467
Posted By toya425
My experience when the starter makes this noise...

My experience when the starter makes this noise is that there is a bad spot on the armiture of the starter that causes high resistance and the battery is not able to overcome this. If you can get to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By toya425
if the car passes the test by the pcm (it varies...

if the car passes the test by the pcm (it varies on trips and milage for every diffrent code) for that code then the ses light will go off but you will still have it stored in the pcm and possably...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By toya425
service engine soon light?

service engine soon light?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By toya425
Looks like I found my problem :p. I moved the...

Looks like I found my problem :p. I moved the coil that was on the cyl that was missing, #3 ,to #1 and ran the car. I started missing again and the ses light came back on. This time it was a miss...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By toya425
I found it!!

:pWell I moved the coil from #3 cyl that was missing to #1 and cleared the codes. What do you know that on the way home it started missing and stored a code. Looks like #1 is now missing so I have...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By toya425
well looks like we're in the same boat. I'm...

well looks like we're in the same boat. I'm fighting a problem close to what you are describing. It seems to get better the warmer the car is. I have it narrowed down to a particular cyl and am in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By toya425
looks like the pcm is giving a p1347 code which...

looks like the pcm is giving a p1347 code which is a #3 cyl misfire with fuel shut off. I think i'm going to swap coils with another cyl and see if the miss follows.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By toya425
oh yea, there is an ses light on. Of coarse I...

oh yea, there is an ses light on. Of coarse I don't have access to a factory scanner so OBD world is going to have to do tomorrow. I was also reading that it might be a coil. Is there any way to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By toya425
Ok I pretty much did the inspection II service...

Ok I pretty much did the inspection II service today and it still has a miss. It drove home without a miss and ran fine but when I started it later the miss came back. I'm wondering that because #3...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By toya425
So what is an inspection II? I'm going to scan...

So what is an inspection II? I'm going to scan it tomorrow and see what kind of codes have been set. With the current conditions I would assume that a miss fire code is stored but I will only be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By toya425
Sorry, forgot to mention that the car has 82,000...

Sorry, forgot to mention that the car has 82,000 on it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By toya425
need some help on a mysterious miss!

Hi everyone and before I start thanks for taking the time to read this. I hope to be tapping the vast bmw bank out there. I have a 01 325i with a miss :bawling:. We got the car used and have no...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By toya425
Were the battery terminals tight? Sounds like a...

Were the battery terminals tight? Sounds like a bad connection that you fixed when you pulled off the cable and put it back on.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By toya425
Where did you get the gas? Maybe water in the...

Where did you get the gas? Maybe water in the fuel?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By toya425
do you hear a clicking noise when you are trying...

do you hear a clicking noise when you are trying to start the car? Sometimes you get a bad spot on the armiture of the starter and even though you are getting power to the starter it wont turn over....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By toya425
auto climate control

I am the proud owner of a 2001 325i. After much research I decided that this was the car for me. I am very happy with my choice but have a few questions that some of you might have the answer to. As...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-07-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By toya425
Hi everyone, auto climate control

I am the proud owner of a 2001 325i. After much research I decided that this was the car for me. I am very happy with my choice but have a few questions that some of you might have the answer to. ...
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