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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

 
 
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Old 12-28-2012, 10:01 PM
rosequeen rosequeen is offline
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Mein Auto: 325ci
LIMP Mode

Hi, I'm back! I appreciate everybody's advice but my little car is STILL going into limp mode. To refresh your memory I have a 2003 325ci with 153,000 miles... the mechanic has already replaced the THROTTLE BODY, INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER VALVE and AIR MASS METER BOOT, I'm only able to drive the car for a few days before it goes into limp mode again. the battery was tested at Autozone and it was perfect. He did a scan today and following is what came up:

36 EGS-Gear monitoring 4 (P0734)
31 EGS-sympton gear monitoring, transmission monitoring B2460_99999
41 EGS-gear monitoring 4 (limp-home program) B2460_99998

299A DME: CAN fault management EGS-OBD management CAN Bus B1214_MS45CAN
27CC DME: DMTL: leakage-minor leak detected diagnostic module for tank leakage (DMTL) B1214MS

I hope some of this is useful. I want to keep my car but I can't really drive any distance without it going into limp mode, should I change the transmission? can't afford to do it but I want to be able to drive the car. Thanks everybody for you help.
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