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  1. E46 General
    Hello guys, so I just swapped my e46's M54B25 for a B30. I've been getting a code in INPA (error code 18), which is a code for an exhaust cam sensor. I swapped it with the sensor from my B25 (same sensor), both of them were from BMW. I even checked them with the multimeter, they both work. I...
  2. E46 General
    I put in a new cam sensor and car was searching for a shift and lost power. I unplugged it and it improved. Figure bad sensor so I replace with OEM sensor and same thing happened. Why would the car work better with it unplugged. Does the ECU have to be updated or is it plug and play, like i thought.
  3. E46 General
    I was not getting a cam sensor code but symptoms seemed to be a cam sensor problem so for the heck of it I unplugged the sensor and the car runs better now. Can anyone explain this? Symptoms were low power, RPM's fluctuating, not shifting (automatic) when it should. Thanks
  4. E46 General
    Hello... So let's see how good you are... I have a 2000 328i (tu). When I bought it the intake Cam sensor was dead - car drove like crap. No EML but INPA showed dead CPS - occurence like 500+ times..! So Swapped with cheapo Ebay CPS. worked like a dream for about 30 miles then died...
  5. E46 General
    I bought a 1999 323i e46 and got a Check engine light ( crankshaft sensor ). The autoshop replaced the crankshaft sensor and cleared the sensor code and it came back up again. They said they checked the crankshaft itself but found no issues there. I have very little power on take off, however on...
  6. E46 General
    Hi guys wonder if anyone can help me without going back to the Stealer ship. My cars a bmw 325ci m54 engine with 140k on the clock. anyway my cars been running great apart from now. in the morning when cold cars great fires up straight away idles around 600rpm and runs fine. The problem is...
  7. DIY: Do It Yourself
    I have had intermittent starting problems that drove me crazy. When the engine was LUKE WARM it was not possible to start. That is: turn key, starting motor comes on, engine does not fire (or maybe fires once or twice and then dies). This typically happened after parking for 1-2 hours. Cold...
  8. E46 General
    I am having issues with my intake camshaft positioning sensor which i assume is camshaft sensor A. A few months back my check engine light came on and it was the camshaft sensor. i had it replaced with an aftermarket sensor. 3 weeks after i replaced the sensor the check engine light appeared...
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