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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
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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
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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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