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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-29-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By dale9n
sorry to hear of your troubles. my 2000 328i is...

sorry to hear of your troubles. my 2000 328i is also in limp mode supposedly due to a bad throttle body. the work was done at a good shop. however I may take it to the bmw guy next week. was it a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By dale9n
throttle body blues

The 2000 328i is at the local shop. the code was for a bad TB. Howsomever, after trying two other TB's and resetting the adaptation, it still keeps going into limp mode and throwing the same code. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By dale9n
buying a scan tool...Peake??

My 328i is a late year 2000. it has the obd under the dash like the 2001 to 2007. so which one do i buy? Looking at the Peake scan tool. I found out that bmw changed mid year 2000 to the dash...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By dale9n
I went to advance to get the codes read and asked...

I went to advance to get the codes read and asked if their scanner would clear the codes. NOPE, it only works on the check engine light. I have the eml and another light. still in fault mode. I need...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By dale9n
yep, my 2000 328i does a little rough shifting...

yep, my 2000 328i does a little rough shifting at times. I was told it is common. hope that's right...it has not changed since i've owned it two years. dale.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By dale9n
code reader..clearing

so i replaced the throttle body on the 2000 328i. Now i need to clear the codes from the computer. plus i don't know if i need to do something else so my car will read the part properly.....anybody...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By dale9n
i already bought a throttle body. installing it...

i already bought a throttle body. installing it tuesday. i hope you are wrong. we will see soon enough. thanks dale.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By dale9n
Hey Smolck, When you had this happen to you, did...

Hey Smolck, When you had this happen to you, did you figure out why the thing will run just fine one day, then screw up the next. Is there an electrical part of it that sends improper fuel mixture to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-10-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By dale9n
Oh..Now she tells me it stopped doing it for part...

Oh..Now she tells me it stopped doing it for part of the day...When it happened again this afternoon, she turned it off and restarted...It then it ran fine all the way home...Do we have a bad...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-10-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By dale9n
Wow....found a price of 569.00. can these be...

Wow....found a price of 569.00. can these be repaired or rebuilt? dratts and double dratts.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-10-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By dale9n
Thanks, not sure how to tell. Will I be able to...

Thanks, not sure how to tell. Will I be able to tell by getting a clear look? Or do they know based on ser. #'s ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-10-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By dale9n
EML code problems

So, I looked through the old posts on eml light being on. Didn't find what I needed. This is a 2000 328i that just started this problem. The eml light and the yellow triangle icon will light up...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-04-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By dale9n
I finally found time to crawl under my car to...

I finally found time to crawl under my car to find that drain tube you mentioned....Of course I didn't see it. Any tips on what it looks like? I will look again. perhaps it's behind something. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By dale9n
catso has it right. I sprayed silicone on the...

catso has it right. I sprayed silicone on the track and solved my slow window problem. You may still have a weak regulator but can get more miles out of it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By dale9n
Cabin fan intake?

Anyone know just how to get to the air intake inside of the cab? I have that fungal smell starting that I've read about. They make a spray that the deal puts in there. But, I would like to try to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By dale9n
Plus the ignition mod. usually goes out, then...

Plus the ignition mod. usually goes out, then works off and on for a while. That shock may have fried it, not sure. sounds like you may need to make a good list of parts and start with the most...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By dale9n
search for ignition module, NOT COIL, on this...

search for ignition module, NOT COIL, on this site. there is a great post with pics...it isn't hard at all though. take the plastic cover under steering wheel off that is part of lower dash and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By dale9n
sorry to hear....i was gonna offer info but with...

sorry to hear....i was gonna offer info but with it not even starting, the part i was gonna bird dog probably isn't your trouble....but, there is a module under your steering wheel, just behind the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By dale9n
did you get this fixed?

did you get this fixed?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By dale9n
yeah...i think they just said and charged for 2...

yeah...i think they just said and charged for 2 actual pounds...he said it only had .04 lb. in it. he agreed with me when i said it's supposed to hold a little less than 2 lbs. he said it had...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By dale9n
a/c fixxed my gauges were the problem

I decided to take the 328i a/t to a good shop. even though my 134a gauge said I had 38 psi, it was 2 pounds low. they filled it, checked everything, now it's colder than ever. even at idle in the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By dale9n
I took it to a local shop with a good...

I took it to a local shop with a good name....they said it was 2 lbs low....even though my cheap gauge said over 38 psi. read on a post that this could happen. they put 2 lbs of gas in it. cold...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By dale9n
ac again.

So i've looked through old posts. got some good info but still have troubles. When I bought this car last year, the ac didn't do too well. cooled only after running for several minutes at highway...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,156
Posted By dale9n
yea, I figured that was the case. Once I...

yea, I figured that was the case. Once I determine that the sensor is not bad, I guess i'll need to do the fan. i'm understanding that the sensor could be the problem. unless you mean there is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,156
Posted By dale9n
hey man, did you get a new pup last...

hey man, did you get a new pup last year.....thanks for the reply. was gonna see if i could test it out myself....I do a little electrical work so i have a tester, ohlm meter, n some tools. If I...
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