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  1. General E46 Forum
    Hi there, How do I get the my E46 out of the permanent LIMP mode after I have fixed ignition problem? Background: My 2002 BMW325ci started working rough including in idle and within few days went into permanent LIMP mode (service engine light, little gear with exclamation mark next to...
  2. General E46 Forum
    Hello guys, soo ive been constanly having battery issues with my car for the last year. Soo now whenever i stop driving the car for a while I disconnect the negative terminal to stop the battery from draining. Now my check engine light is on. And i read my codes and it is a P1515 code. I also...
  3. General E46 Forum
    I have a 2000 328ci with 160,000 miles and The recent symptoms of my car in the past month are: -Stuck in fourth gear a few times along with CEL (now use steptronic daily to prevent this) -stalled out at a traffic light the other day when I let off the brake to start driving -rough idle and RPMs...
  4. General E46 Forum
    Hey I have a 2004 BMW 330ci . Recently I realized my vehicle has been having rough idle and hesitation. Took it to the shop and they replaced the plugs , fuel filter and maf sensor . They also smoked the vehicle and it has no vacuum leaks on it . It has 110,000 miles . A chrck engine light came...
  5. General E46 Forum
    First post Car 2002 330ci convertible 130k miles After having trouble with my car loosing lots of oil I went through an omnibus fixing spree spree to try to fix just about anywhere oil could be leaking as well as do some suggested replacement of parts. After fixing I ran into a new problem that...
  6. General E46 Forum
    Let me start by saying I drive a 2000 BMW 323i. So while I'm driving my check engine light sometimes turns on, and after no more than a minute will turn off. It's very inconsistent, sometimes it'll be right on the start, sometimes it'll happen 6 or 7 times in a day, and sometimes it won't go on...
  7. DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hello Guys I've been using this site for years for all my problem solving etc. Its finally come to the point were I'm facing a new problem. I've just done the m54b30 manifold swap into my m52tu, all went well pretty straight forward. On start up for the first time I had a rough idle and vacuum...
  8. General E46 Forum
    Hello, I've been having the following issue with my '05 325i for a about 4 or 5 months now and I'm looking for some suggestions before I start replacing more things. Car Info 2005 325i M54 153,XXX Miles Problem Starting the car when it has been sitting for more than an hour, it shakes...
  9. ///M3 Forum
    So in the past few months I bought my first bmw, Canadian model SMG m3, and I love it so far. Everything seems to be mechanically intact buuuuuuuut, some different variations of warning lights come on periodically. Check engine light has been on and some times off since I got it, but as far as...
  10. General E46 Forum
    I impulsively bought my 2003 325i last fall because it looked great and was priced right. It ran great for the last ten months and 4,000 miles. Check engine light came on after I fueled the last time however. (had difficulty twisting gas cap off) I assumed the gas cap wasn't sealing but...
  11. General E46 Forum
    So I had to replace my oil separator and hoses . I replaced all my spark plugs & coils & O2 sensor. And it's still misfiring and SEL light is on.. Can some one please help I've spent a lot and I need some piece in mind and help me figure this out..please and thank you..
  12. General E46 Forum
    Hey peoples ! I gots a question for everyone. I just picked up a 325i for a friend of mine and Im trying to diagnose the last check engine light that has popped up and I thought some people might have encountered this. "Fuel Tank, Gross Leak Detected" Fuel cap is on snug and seal is good...
  13. Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    100 degree weather and Im sitting in the car with the AC on and the thermostat starts to go up to the first white line to the right. Then the check engine light comes on. I checked the OBD Codes and have a code of PO 135. I looked it up and it says Oxygen sensor 2. My mechanic said...
  14. General E46 Forum
    So I've read numerous threads and utilized the tips but i STILL have my check engine light since AUGUST on 2012! I FINALLY think i may have the solution, hopfully. Here's the facts: 2001 BMW 325ci (m54) I had the infamous check engine codes: p0313 Misfire Detection with Low Fuel level p0174...
  15. Forced Induction Forum
    So I've read numerous threads and utilized the tips but i STILL have my check engine light since AUGUST on 2012! I FINALLY think i may have the solution, hopfully. Here's the facts: 2001 BMW 325ci (m54) I had the infamous check engine codes: p0313 Misfire Detection with Low Fuel level p0174...
  16. General E46 Forum
    I have an 06 330Ci convertible that won't start. After sitting a few days it started and ran rough until warm then it was ok. It seemed ok for a few days then started losing power when accelerating. Next day it wouldn't start at all. Cranks fine but doesn't seem to be firing. No check...
  17. General E46 Forum
    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...
  18. ///M3 Forum
    Any one in the Clarksville TN area that has a Peake Reset tool for the airpbag. Need help getting the light out, removed seat in my 2003 M3 without battery being turned off and light is now on. Nashville, Bowling Green Hopkinsville are all close by. Just name your Beer. Thanks Dallas
  19. General E46 Forum
    hey guys, 2003 325xi, Came back from a trip on sunday and made it back fine with no problems, I stopped to get gas 5 min from home and turned the car off to do so, when I turned it back on the SES light was on and stayed on through the next morning into the afternoon and then went off, now it...
  20. General E46 Forum
    My BMW is shaking on cold starts and its throwing some codes that tend to go off after the weather warms up. I have checked for vacum leaks and i have yet to find any leaks. Can someone help me with this issue?
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