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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 12-16-2013, 07:02 PM
gmstuart55@yaho gmstuart55@yaho is offline
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Mein Auto: 2006 330ci
check engine light

The check engine light came on the car was running rough, we took it to Auto Zone they hooked it up and said the maf was bad I changed it the car is running good. Can I reset the check engine light or do I have to have it done
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Old 12-16-2013, 08:45 PM
ItsBlue82 ItsBlue82 is offline
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Mein Auto: 2000 323Ci 3 Pedals
You have to have a scan tool that will reset the engine codes. Take it back to auto zone have them re scan the car and clear the codes. The light should then turn off
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Old 12-17-2013, 06:22 AM
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Check this out if you haven't already - the e46 wiki: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...05#post8014505
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Old 12-17-2013, 07:25 AM
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If the fault that created the Check Engine light is fixed, then the light will go out given enough engine cycles.

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