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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 133,493
Posted By iskoos
You also didn't get to replace the oil dipstick...

You also didn't get to replace the oil dipstick gasket. When I removed my oil dipstick, it was pretty clean to my surprise but my other reasoning was to replace the $2 gasket. So a complete CVV diy...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,607
Posted By iskoos
So you will test the ECU that's currently on the...

So you will test the ECU that's currently on the vehicle?
I thought you ordered a replacement unit...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-01-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,618
Posted By iskoos
I hope Mirawho sees this Kendall but looking at...

I hope Mirawho sees this Kendall but looking at his statistics, odds aren't in your favor. He only posted 6 times on this forum.
Maybe someone else with the answer gets back to you. I never worked...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By iskoos
Those codes are okay and parallel with the...

Those codes are okay and parallel with the symptoms you are getting. They are just not read with a generic OBDII scanner. They are BMW specific codes. The guy was probably using a BMW software or a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By iskoos
Man, oil could be coming from many different...

Man, oil could be coming from many different spots. Some easy to fix; some just a pain. You have to be more descriptive about the oil leak. Gotta see where (and at what rate) it is coming from.
You...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By iskoos
Now this is funny. I read your post as "I do NOT...

Now this is funny. I read your post as "I do NOT have access to autologic.":rofl:

I see what you mean now... Sorry for the above reply. I misunderstood:)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By iskoos
Autologic is a good but way overpriced item. Sure...

Autologic is a good but way overpriced item. Sure it would come in handy but you don't need that to get the fuel trim values. Any scan tool with live/monitoring function would do it. Simple code...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By iskoos
So your idle rpm is about 400-500 on a cold...

So your idle rpm is about 400-500 on a cold stars? That is definitely not looking good there. It should be around 900 when you first crank the car and within few minutes it should back down to 600rpm...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By iskoos
Well, thanks guys at least you tried. I never...

Well, thanks guys at least you tried. I never paid much attention to these values till I had lean conditions which has been going on for several years and not completely resolved yet.
I figured out...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By iskoos
400-500 idle rpm is low. Combined with a wrong...

400-500 idle rpm is low. Combined with a wrong type of oil could definitely be your entire issue.
How is your rpm when you start the car in the morning (when the engine is cold)?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By iskoos
Nobody; not even a single reply?

Nobody; not even a single reply?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By iskoos
Sorry for the repeated questions. I don't trust...

Sorry for the repeated questions. I don't trust the service departments much so I just wanted to see how they handled it. Seems they treated you well. Good for them and you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By iskoos
Thanks for posting that in detail. I was also...

Thanks for posting that in detail. I was also wondering if they told you to be careful and don't continue driving if the light stays on constantly.
Because anything goes wrong there means toss the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By iskoos
Wow... That is a story... It is good to know...

Wow... That is a story...
It is good to know things like that happen. What you describe is exactly same as what's happening to the OP. So OP is lucky to get an input from you...
I would still go...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By iskoos
Not only new also which new!!! This is an...

Not only new also which new!!!
This is an important sensor you want to get it from the right source. The original manufacturer is Siemens and when you get it as OEM, you will be paying slightly over...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By iskoos
Okay no intention to start a fight. I just know...

Okay no intention to start a fight. I just know that Red light doesn't have anything to do with oil temperature. It is about the oil pressure.
For it to be caused by low oil, the yellow oil light...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 672
Posted By iskoos
Similar issue or not hijacking someone else's...

Similar issue or not hijacking someone else's thread is considered rude.
As Bob recommended, start a new thread and you will get more relevant answers I am sure...:)

ericwest, your argument is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By iskoos
Smile Could you guys do me a favor?

If you have a scanner capable of reading the fuel trim values, would you be kind enough to post here what the Long term fuel trims are on your vehicle and (if you can remember) the highest and lowest...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,607
Posted By iskoos
Man, I was just thinking about this the other...

Man, I was just thinking about this the other day. Please update us with the result know as soon as you coded the ECU. Really curious on this one...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,607
Posted By iskoos
This is probably one of the strangest cases I...

This is probably one of the strangest cases I have followed up to date. I hope you can find what the problem is and post it up here no matter how much time passes by. I would really like to know how...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 536
Posted By iskoos
Gotcha now... I thought the others wouldn't...

Gotcha now... I thought the others wouldn't require resistor either. In this case, the #1156 is the only easy option...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 536
Posted By iskoos
Felt so. That's why I am reluctant to buy that. I...

Felt so. That's why I am reluctant to buy that. I don't need the brightest one.
Do you know (from the many bulbs they offer) which one is the closest to stock E46 bulb in terms of intensity and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 536
Posted By iskoos
Do you happen to remember which exact one you...

Do you happen to remember which exact one you purchased?

SuperBrightLeds.com has so many selections, my head hurts...

Checked the ddm but couldn't find a specific bulb.

I am interested in a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 536
Posted By iskoos
Xenon: You have the low-beam on the Xenon only...

Xenon: You have the low-beam on the Xenon only and the high-beam as Halogen (H7)

Bi-Xenon: You have the low and high beams on the Xenon side. When you push the stalk forward, you activate the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 536
Posted By iskoos
You are right on that. I didn't think right... ...

You are right on that. I didn't think right...

Malibu,

Did you use same kind of can-bus bulbs or another?
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