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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-19-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By hemi_fan
I re-read the codes today and now the car is...

I re-read the codes today and now the car is getting the following:

P0446 Evaporative Vent Control Circuit Malfunction
P1423 Secondary Air System bank 1

Do you think they are related? Or two...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-09-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By hemi_fan
Bump - does anyone know if the wires to the...

Bump - does anyone know if the wires to the charcoal canister valve should always be hot when the car is running?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-08-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By hemi_fan
P0446 Code - Help?

Hi All,

My car is throwing a P0446 code. I need to emissions test the car but it will not pass with a code. I have taken the cover off in the wheel well and checked the evap lines - they are fine....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-29-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By hemi_fan
323is to 328i Exhaust Swap Q

My catalytic converter went bad on my 323is and a co-worker happened to be parting out his 328i so I bought the header-back exhaust off of him. I've got it in the car now but the 328i exhaust has two...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-07-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By hemi_fan
I heard back from Cardone. The 669272 shafts are...

I heard back from Cardone. The 669272 shafts are over 2" longer than the 271's and will not fit an e36:

Subject: RE: Tech Question from Cardone.com

Here are the differences:

#66-9271:...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-06-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By hemi_fan
I called RockAuto today and they were pretty easy...

I called RockAuto today and they were pretty easy to deal with. They refunded the 669272 shafts and I placed a new order for 669271 shafts. Unfortunately I have to wait 5-6 business days for them to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-05-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By hemi_fan
Upon further investigation it looks like I got...

Upon further investigation it looks like I got two right side e46 323i axles. I sent them an email as it is after hours. Their catalog is wrong for e36 323is's. Hopefully they will expedite them to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-05-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By hemi_fan
Cardone CV Half Shafts Too Long?

I bought a pair of Cardone Select (new) CV half shafts for my 1999 323is. Has anyone installed a pair of these before? They appear to be one full inch longer per side than the originals and I could...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-15-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 137,339
Posted By hemi_fan
Well... I broke down and picked up another LSD...

Well... I broke down and picked up another LSD for the car. Had it installed and lo and behold, the problem still persists, although now its making a knocking noise on decel rather than screeching....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-07-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 137,339
Posted By hemi_fan
It is almost like a pad against rotor when your...

It is almost like a pad against rotor when your pad is extremely worn and the backing plate is digging into the rotor. The sound is the same as that, except less severe at this point. It does not...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-30-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 137,339
Posted By hemi_fan
I just started getting a metalic squeaking noise...

I just started getting a metalic squeaking noise during engine braking or reversing. The sound is metalic and related to wheel speed. It only occurs during engine braking or reversing, if I push in...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-03-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By hemi_fan
Dropped the car off at a shop today to check it...

Dropped the car off at a shop today to check it out as I don't have time until the weekend to work on it and its my daily driver. They re-bled the system (which didn't help really) and checked it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-02-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By hemi_fan
Soft Brake Pedal

Hello. I wanted to do some road-course lapping in my '99 323is on Saturday so to prepare on Friday I bled the brakes and put in about 1L of fresh Motul RBF600. I went to the track and did a few short...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-29-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,802
Posted By hemi_fan
FYI - He had the ECU reprogrammed and the problem...

FYI - He had the ECU reprogrammed and the problem went away permanently.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By hemi_fan
wiper armatures

how do you remove wiper armatures. What tools are needed
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,802
Posted By hemi_fan
What was the solution to this? Looks like my...

What was the solution to this? Looks like my brother is having this exact problem. Did everyone just sell the car after it happened? LOL
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By hemi_fan
The car does have new plugs but that's it. Would...

The car does have new plugs but that's it. Would the valve cover gaskets leak oil externally because that is not the case with his car. The CVV is an interesting one, I wasn't aware of what that was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By hemi_fan
2002 325is Idle Surge and Oil Consumption

My brother's 2002 325is with approximately 190,000km has an occasional idle surge during which the idle will oscillate up and down more and more until the vehicle stalls or until you push the gas. It...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By hemi_fan
Good to know. Since I can't look at the car right...

Good to know. Since I can't look at the car right now I'm thinking of looking for a complete driveshaft/diff out of a donor (hopefully with LSD) and putting in a new Guibo and CSB while I'm at it. I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By hemi_fan
Ontario Canada. The car is in Hamilton,...

Ontario Canada.
The car is in Hamilton, Ontario.
I live in Windsor, Ontario.
I work in Michigan :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By hemi_fan
Another thought I just had... when I park the car...

Another thought I just had... when I park the car on a slight grade and pull the e-brake, the rear of the car will lift a bit as it tries to roll. Is this normal or should I be investigating a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By hemi_fan
The car definitely doesn't have an LSD currently...

The car definitely doesn't have an LSD currently but if I'm putting in a new diff I'm definitely upgrading. The odd thing is that there were no vibrations or noises before it quit. The car did...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By hemi_fan
Exclamation Rear-end Binding Issue

Hi All,

I was cruising down the highway yesterday afternoon when the car began to feel wierd. It slowed down and felt like the throttle wasn't responding. I pulled over and had the car towed home....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By hemi_fan
My brother's 2001 325 is having similar issues....

My brother's 2001 325 is having similar issues. When he approaches a stop if he takes it out of gear the RPM will vary and often the car will stall. It happens hot and cold. We cleaned the ICV and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-09-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,196
Posted By hemi_fan
I just pulled my remote apart and noticed what I...

I just pulled my remote apart and noticed what I think is the issue. On the slot where the battery goes there is a bracket that is made of metal and plastic. The metal part is soldered to the main...
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