Thread: Z3 Roadster (E36/7) M54 Engine Management Woes !
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:02 AM
3zeerider 3zeerider is offline
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Mein Auto: Z3 2.2i (yr.2000, M54)
Smile M54 Engine Management Woes !

Hey Guus,

Many, many thanks for responding so swiftly. From memory, I believe that this engine has two O2 lambda sensors, one upstream and one downstream of the cat. Are you referring to the latter i.e. the post-catalytic sensor ?
Since it seems that you know your onions, is this sensor a) difficult to change, and b) are the cheaper brands (other than Bosch) worth fitting ? They would appear to be about 50% cheaper here in the UK !
You ask about fuel octane. Whenever possible, I try to use Shell V-Power which I think is rated about 98. I give her a good, long drive every weekend. Isn't that sad ?!!

Cheers,
Mike
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