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  1. P2096, P2098 codes - 2002 330i E46

    ///M3 Forum
    Hello forum members, Working on my Wife's 2002 330i and chasing down two codes, P2096 "Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean Bank 1" and P2098 "Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean Bank 2". Generic codes pulled from Harbor Freight scanner. I have cleared the codes and they return fairly...
  2. Service Engine Light

    General E46 Forum
    Hey everyone, The other day, I noticed the Service Engine Light turn on on my '05 M3 Vert. It stayed for about a day and then went off, but I'm still a bit worried. I ran diagnostics on my own, after the light went away, (thru Carly BMW), and one of the faults is "00000C, Lambda probe 2 before...
  3. 02 Sensor Chronicles

    E46 Xi Forum
    Greetings, I replaced the pre-cat sensor yesterday (first wrenching job on the car) with the Bosch premium oxygen sensor. after clearing all codes, drove for a bit (an hour or so) and the check engine light came on again. I read the codes and here are the results for my 2003 330XI 6 SPD: Table...
  4. Help me diagnose this weird code

    General E46 Forum
    Hi everyone, I've googled around and the only results I found for these were some vague and inconclusive descriptions from 2009, so hopefully you can help. My SES light came on (because it had been off for a week, and it missed me), and I pulled the codes on the Peake reader. 2002 M3 Coupe...
  5. E46 Transmission Help

    General E46 Forum
    I have a E46 320i 2004 auto (94,500km OR 58719miles) and for the most part it's been well with me lol :tsk: After it been parked up 3 months I have come back to it and it's a pain to drive. When coming to a stop, the revs drop down to 750 and the car vibrates (not the sort to cut out) and...
  6. Trouble codes...

    General E46 Forum
    Can anyone tell me what these mean?
  7. OEM Codes

    General E46 Forum
    I need a help lads!Is anyone can tell me plz the code for a part on pic below or at least a full name of it.It is air intake vacum hose,i spend hours but i cant find the code!plz HELP!
  8. P1347, P1345, P1343, P0174 & Injector Issues

    General E46 Forum
    PROBLEM A I won't be able to start the car up until I get a replacement starter. Before that exploded on me, I was getting the following codes. The car would also shake at idle and low-rpm power was awful. Here's what my Autel MD-802 gave me. Codes were in this order: P1347: Misfire cylinder...
  9. Camshaft Position Sensor

    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...
  10. CCV Delete Consensus?

    General E46 Forum
    Hey Everyone - if there's a "definitive" answer that everyone can agree on somewhere, by all means, please point me there. That being said, I've done a reasonable amount of searching on CCV deletes and have found a fair amount of opinion, and a number of DIY jobs, but no generally accepted best...
  11. 328-I smog issue

    General E46 Forum
    Have a 1997 328-I convertible and got a fail on smog. The HC ( hydrocarbons) were at 201, where as average was shown to be 17 and max allowed was 100. I had the CEL and checked codes, had a P0170 and I think a P1188. Was finding info on forums of the fuel system intake hoses are often problems...
  12. P2440, endless searches and no solution!

    General E46 Forum
    Hello everyone, I have a 2005 325i with 184k miles on it. The other day I started my car in the morning to the the dreaded SES light illuminating. I took it to auto zone to get scanned and they gave me code P2440, Secondary Air Injection System Switching Valve Stuck Open. Overtime I look it up...
  13. EML/DSC/ Poor Idle. Desperate, please help!

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2000 BMW 323ci. The person I bought it from treated this car like crap and now I am reaping the rewards. Lately the EML light would come on accompanied with the DSC light. This would go away after turning off the car and letting it sit for a minute then restarting. I knew this would...
  14. O2 sensor help .

    General E46 Forum
    Hey i was told by someone that if one short term fuel bank was running at 4.7 and one at 9.4 . Then my first is lean . He also told me to take a look at my o2 sensors but i dont really know what im looking for . Can anyone tell me if my o2s look like they have been running lean ? Or even rich?
  15. Rough Idle with a tricky combo

    General E46 Forum
    Hello everyone, I've searched on the threads for this combination of codes and only found one post, but it didn't have any answers or follow up, so I'm posting with the hope that someone can point me in the right direction as far as diagnosing the car goes. I hate to do it, but if I don't figure...
  16. 2004 BMW 325i M56 Intake ???

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Ok so I'm looking to hear if anyone has any info. The M56 SULEV engine has a hydrocarbon filter built into the air box as a part of the emissions system. This to me says "restriction" removing it would be simple enough however would mean you can not replace it in the future if needed. The one in...
  17. Vanos Repair CRAZY CODES!!!!

    General E46 Forum
    Just put in Besian System Seals into the Vanos and re did the Valve cover Gasket. Also had the UUC Flywheel and M5 clutch put in by my local shop. Today scanned all my codes and got 14 of them. 14! Wondering what I did wrong and if there is anything that I can fix on my own. Here are the codes...
  18. New here and NEED help with codes!

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, I'm new to BMWs and I just had my SES light checked at my local AutoZone, but it came up with so many probable causes and the staff didn't know what any of them meant, so they suggested I ask on a forum, so here I am. I have a 2002 330cI and these are the codes and definitions that...
  19. EML, ABS, CEL, TB or OBC Problem?

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 1999 323i that I bought used, and it has around 129k right now. A couple months ago I'm driving around and my EML ABS & CEL lights all come on and I lose power and can't go over about 45. Eventually I learn that I can pull over and reset the lights through a couple of turning off and on...
  20. FS: Peake R5/FCX-3 & R5/SRS $185 Shipped

    Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts
    I have these scan tools up for sale as I no longer need them. The price is $185 shipped to the continental US (Priority on usps, standard ground for fedex, ups), and that price is firm. They were both used probably a handful of times. I owned a 2000 328I, so I know they will work on that...