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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,435
Posted By iskoos
Hi, just an update for those who once followed...

Hi, just an update for those who once followed and those who may come across through their search with this thread.
I am normally never this late to update my threads but on this one I just kept...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,964
Posted By iskoos
Final update

Hi, just an update for those who once followed and those who may come across through their search with this thread.
I am normally never this late to update my threads but on this one I just kept...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 53,694
Posted By iskoos
I wouldn't be so certain till I try another MAF...

I wouldn't be so certain till I try another MAF sensor. Engines generally respond by increasing the idle rpm when MAF disconnected. And increased rpm can mask the rough idle making you think that the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,002
Posted By iskoos
Sorry but you have work to do:( Good luck and...

Sorry but you have work to do:(
Good luck and when you are done with everything working, please come back here and let is know. It would help future members...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,002
Posted By iskoos
When you say it leaks, do you mean coolant is...

When you say it leaks, do you mean coolant is leaking? Did you see wet spot under the vehicle?
I did the CVV few years ago. I got the aftermarket parts to save some money and some pipes didn't fit...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,263
Posted By iskoos
It is the cluster panel. Same happened to me...

It is the cluster panel. Same happened to me several years ago while my cars was still under the extended warranty. Dealer replaced the cluster set ($600 parts plus labor at the time). I paid the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 50,808
Posted By iskoos
Two things coming to my mind: 1. Hope you used...

Two things coming to my mind:
1. Hope you used an OEM sensor (OEM doesn't mean you have to buy it at the dealer. But has to be made by approved manufacturer). I have seen this issue still lingering...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-14-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,886
Posted By iskoos
You pretty much did the hard part of the job by...

You pretty much did the hard part of the job by determining what the issue is. Why going to dealer? Find a headlight assemby and swap it. It doesn't have to be a new one. You can get one from a junk...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-14-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,886
Posted By iskoos
Per what you say, it seems the issue is the...

Per what you say, it seems the issue is the solenoid and as far as I know, it is integrated into the headlight assembly. I am not aware that you can replace it. You will most likely need a new...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-13-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,886
Posted By iskoos
As others mentioned, if your car has the original...

As others mentioned, if your car has the original Bi-Xenons, then I would think it is either wiring or the solenoid issue. It shouldn't be difficult to check. Remove the connector (the one that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By iskoos
I get the Mann filter all the time. It is the OEM...

I get the Mann filter all the time. It is the OEM stuff.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By iskoos
I use BMW 5w-30 synthetic oil. I don't see any...

I use BMW 5w-30 synthetic oil. I don't see any reason to use any other brand if the price of the original oil is at the same level (or even below than) of the other brands. And just as FredoinSF...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,572
Posted By iskoos
Yes. A/C stops working with malfunctioned...

Yes. A/C stops working with malfunctioned instrument cluster. Weird, isn't it?

About your questions, I don't think DMW can stop you from transferring the title if there is mileage inconsistency....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,572
Posted By iskoos
Broken instrument cluster does show strange...

Broken instrument cluster does show strange symptoms on these cars I have to admit.
I was getting intermittent ignition issues as well when mine went out several years ago.
If you can find a used...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By iskoos
That is the DSC Pressure Sensor if I am not...

That is the DSC Pressure Sensor if I am not mistaken. When I had that DSC light and took my car in (it was under the extended warranty at the time), the dealer replaced that sensor and it took care...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By iskoos
Did you Google that code? You are saying...

Did you Google that code?
You are saying nothing about your car. Is it missing?
If it is missing badly, it could be cylinder #1 ignition coil.
Swap the coil with another cylinder and see if the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By iskoos
Out of the available automatic climate control...

Out of the available automatic climate control functions, the only one I use is the temperature setting. I adjust the fan speed and which vents to come on all manually. BMW's automatic climate...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By iskoos
Don't want to rain on your prade but your SES...

Don't want to rain on your prade but your SES light will show up. Just be patient...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By iskoos
I was hoping a BMW tech or an indy mechanic might...

I was hoping a BMW tech or an indy mechanic might see this and share a few things. Otherwise I know that I won't get much reply. It isn't a typical everyday problem for e46 owners. In about 9 years...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By iskoos
Exclamation My Car resetting the ADAPTATIONS!.. WHY?

I posted a similar questions a few weeks ago. I didn't get much answer. I did care much because it happened after keeping the car in the garage for 4 months. So I thought it was the reason (although...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 27,294
Posted By iskoos
Yep. It has been 6 days (without a code) already...

Yep. It has been 6 days (without a code) already since the code appeared.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 27,294
Posted By iskoos
Thanks crowz. I guess it might be possible for...

Thanks crowz. I guess it might be possible for the valve to get stuck intermittently (causing the code to be thrown) and then keep working for another long time cycle. Maybe this is my problem and it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By iskoos
If you want a little more help, you may want to...

If you want a little more help, you may want to post those codes as OBDII. Most people here are used to seeing OBDII codes and I am sure they would feel more comfortable interpreting those.

Are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,463
Posted By iskoos
Copyguy23, thanks for doing such a good work...

Copyguy23, thanks for doing such a good work there. Didn't get any parts but I am glad those parts went to help others.
Coming up to my 9th year with my e46 and still no plans on getting rid of it....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 27,294
Posted By iskoos
Update!..

Okay here an update since I started this thread and seems there is still no concrete solution with this code.
My old time pal decided to show up again the other day: P0444:tsk:
I haven't been...
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