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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By Gaza77
Weird Indeed.............

Yes, I agree the switch is good, and I expect that because it is the new switch, and now confirmed. Thank you for helping me with this.

As far as the cables tight. Yes. On both battery...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By Gaza77
Results of using the Harbor Freight Computer Safe...

Results of using the Harbor Freight Computer Safe Automotive Logic Probe was that when I turn the key I get red on the probe. So the ignition switch is working. So the big question is, why am I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By Gaza77
1. When I put the key in it beeps. Which I read...

1. When I put the key in it beeps. Which I read somewhere means the EWS recognizes it, but I don't know if that's true.
2. When it goes to accessory or I turn it once, yes the radio comes on loud...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By Gaza77
Okay, I'm back. Picked up the the item #98709...

Okay, I'm back. Picked up the the item #98709 (Computer Safe Automotive Logic Probe). So I'll be checking that some time tonight. I'll let you know what I find out.

Cheers,
William
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By Gaza77
Wow! Okay..........

Wow! That sucks. I got the wrong thing. Okay, I didn't see that in the store when I was there. I'll go back and get it. It's worth it to me to try this tonight.

Also, do you know if I take...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By Gaza77
Circuit Tester Purchase............

This is what I ended up purchasing (pictured below in this post). I also bought a generic starter push button which to bypass the ignition switch to start the car totally. That way I can put it all...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By Gaza77
Great Idea Thank You Bigsean..............

Perfect! I won't get to test it until tonight, however I'm going to go to Harbor Freight this afternoon and get that polarity tester.

When I looked it up on their website, I didn't know exactly...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Gaza77
I See What You Mean..........

Okay, wow! Yeah it looks like the tips of the grill facing forward are chrome, but the slats are black. I don't know. It looks like an aftermarket job, or an aftermarket specialty grill. I really...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By Gaza77
Thank you MoShadeTree. Yes, what you are...

Thank you MoShadeTree.

Yes, what you are referring to is the hot wire jump. Indeed, I took a jumper wire and merely connected the positive terminal to the solenoid switch terminal and the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Gaza77
You probably have the chrome and black ones. ...

You probably have the chrome and black ones. It's an esthetic. You can choose whichever one you want, as long as it's the right shape.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By Gaza77
No Start Diagnostic Testing.............

2001
E46 325i
149,000 miles on it.
Automatic
Sport Package, all Stock

Problem: Car will not start. Engine does not turn over. Hence, no crank, no start. I do hear a small click that sounds...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,739
Posted By Gaza77
Starter Replacement DIY

Ahull,

I don't know why, or if it should be worthy. I just started asking questions doing my research looking for answers to my no start problem.

I've had a lot of good help,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,739
Posted By Gaza77
Starter Replacement DIY

Update:

I checked all the grounds yesterday with except to the engine ground. I need to do that today because I need to get under the car and remove the protection plate. All grounds are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,739
Posted By Gaza77
Starter Replacement DIY

Johnathan,

Thank you for the reply. I spent the better part of yesterday rechecking all of my fuses and relays. I also checked the grounds on the more accessible obvious places. I found...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,739
Posted By Gaza77
Jonathan2263, How did you guys test and rule...

Jonathan2263,

How did you guys test and rule out your EWS? You mentioned you were going to check it out. I'm having crazy problems starting the car and even took out the starter to find out that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Gaza77
2001 325i E46 won't start....

Thank you ahull for getting back to me. I replaced the overhead camshaft sensor about a year and a half ago.

As far as the fuel filter mileage I don't know. I'm sure now would be as good a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Gaza77
2001 325i E46 won't start....

2001 BMW 325i E46
146,000 miles

Car won't start. The key has worked always. Unlocks the car, arms the alarm, etc. turn the ignition, all the lights come on. I hear the fuel pump motor turn...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By Gaza77
Starting Problem, Please help!!!!

I can hear the fuel pump turn on. I also just replaced the ignition switch and nothing.




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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By Gaza77
I plan on cleaning the alternator, but I did some...

I plan on cleaning the alternator, but I did some extensive testing and found out that the alternator is good. I still have it. At the most I'll take it apart and check the brushes and voltage...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By Gaza77
Goblin14: I'm having similar won't start issues....

Goblin14: I'm having similar won't start issues. What did you finally do to get your car working? I have a 2001 325i and have replaced the battery tested the starter and alternator off the car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 41,953
Posted By Gaza77
I'm referring to the air intake manifold. The...

I'm referring to the air intake manifold. The reason I started the project was to get to, and test my starter from the top instead of the bottom. Because I had to remove the throttle body, DISA...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,763
Posted By Gaza77
Thank you GoForthFast. I went ahead and ordered...

Thank you GoForthFast. I went ahead and ordered a new switch which I reported on the appropriate tread. I ordered my switch from www.oembimmerparts.com. I get most of my parts from there. I'll...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,181
Posted By Gaza77
Okay I'll try the multimeter and let you know if...

Okay I'll try the multimeter and let you know if I have any luck. I already went ahead and ordered an ignition switch from www.oembimmerparts.com. I get 98% of my parts from there.

Cheers,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,181
Posted By Gaza77
Is their a way to test the ignition switch with a...

Is their a way to test the ignition switch with a voltmeter or some other test strategy?

Cheers,
William
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,763
Posted By Gaza77
To: GoFourthFast Thank you for the quick...

To: GoFourthFast

Thank you for the quick reply. I'm assuming that the ignition switch "Key Lock" is a dealer purchase item because it has to do with my key. But if you know another place to get...
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