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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By ahull
EDIT: Make sure the codes get cleared, then...

EDIT: Make sure the codes get cleared, then drive some and see if they all come back - the o2 sensor codes may have been from before the replacement.

The 171 and 174 are "lean" codes which mean...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 226
Posted By ahull
This.

This.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 06:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 438
Posted By ahull
We..... well, I, always forget that part. Plus,...

We..... well, I, always forget that part. Plus, sometimes cars have different version alternators than what realoem states too, so it's a harder part to match up than would be imagined. :dunno: ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 438
Posted By ahull
Yeah the connector is the key piece to match up....

Yeah the connector is the key piece to match up. Even Bosch had both varieties I think.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By ahull
:lmao:

:lmao:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By ahull
I think there's a place called rack doctor that...

I think there's a place called rack doctor that does core rebuilds for reasonable. Check there
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By ahull
Go to realoem.com and get the part numbers. the...

Go to realoem.com and get the part numbers. the names can vary widely.

Edit: Errr, what the G R said ^^^ :D
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By ahull
These are somewhat involved repairs, so splitting...

These are somewhat involved repairs, so splitting it up makes sense. VCG and vanos seals go together for sure and that will take several hours. Even if you have a Dr. vanos unit, look at the DIY on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By ahull
Not to mention the title of this thread sounds...

Not to mention the title of this thread sounds like it could be a really bizarre porn film. :yikes:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 438
Posted By ahull
How many miles on the car? Closer to 100k, try...

How many miles on the car? Closer to 100k, try to replace just the regulator on the alt. Closer to 150, go for a rebuilt. My experience has been they can be repaired until around 150 and then...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 438
Posted By ahull
classic failed voltage regulator on the alt....

classic failed voltage regulator on the alt. could replace that for a lot less than a rebuilt alt or new.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 438
Posted By ahull
P0700 Transmission Control System Malfunction ...

P0700 Transmission Control System Malfunction

google the other one :dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By ahull
Sounds a little low. Should be north of 14

Sounds a little low. Should be north of 14
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By ahull
vanos seals. just go to beisansystems.com

vanos seals. just go to beisansystems.com
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By ahull
Can't comment on that kit in particular, but I'm...

Can't comment on that kit in particular, but I'm running Akebonos with zimmerman rotors and have same experience as teklord, virtually no dust at all, and very good warm/hot performance although the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,522
Posted By ahull
Sorry for taking 5 months to reply....:rofl: ...

Sorry for taking 5 months to reply....:rofl: Actually just looking around for some info and saw this.

The LDP or leak detection pump pressurizes the charcoal canister/emission control apparatus...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By ahull
Ive never heard the too cold thing. :dunno: If...

Ive never heard the too cold thing. :dunno: If that's the case, you'd have to park the vehicle in a heated or partially heated garage for hours to warm it and then try the Idle portion of the cycle...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By ahull
Agree. Battery.

Agree. Battery.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By ahull
Glad to help. The wiki will also have a...

Glad to help.

The wiki will also have a write up on changing the ignition switch, which explains how to get the covers off. It's like two screws. They might be torx bit.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 496
Posted By ahull
Yeah, if it's a german company selling under...

Yeah, if it's a german company selling under their own name with a part made in China, they've probably spec'd it out and QC, etc. So it should* be ok. Now if it's a generic Chinese knockoff, the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By ahull
Like a plastic bit rattling under the plastic...

Like a plastic bit rattling under the plastic covers? Or the steering wheel itself is a little loose and vibrating. First thing would be to remove those covers and see if somethings broken or maybe...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 496
Posted By ahull
Well I know the daycos fit my 03. If a full...

Well I know the daycos fit my 03. If a full tensioner assembly on one of the part sites will work for 03 and 04 I'd say the pulley wheels are the same. Doubting whatever's telling you it won't fit. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By ahull
Cool. Make sure you check out the wiki. All kinda...

Cool. Make sure you check out the wiki. All kinda of good advice n DIYs in there.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By ahull
Cool. None of what we're talking about is...

Cool. None of what we're talking about is terribly difficult to fix. If your friend used to work them and might give you a good hourly rate you might save on labor. The parts aren't too expensive...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By ahull
Here's my original reply from the first time you...

Here's my original reply from the first time you posted:


Mixture is still lean which means still an air leak or low fuel pressure. Old MAF may have been fine.

It says your idle control is...
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