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  1. Engine light going out by itself

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    Hey guys, Case is i have had a engine light for a few months now on my 2000 E46 323i, The code is: P0173 "Fuel Trim, Bank 2 - Malfunction" I've been trying to figure it out, and think that I've narrowed it down to a vacuum leak. (Did a smoke test, and smoke came out, however I've yet to...
  2. E46 error code P0173

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    Hey guys, I've had quite the headache around my car - a 2000 e46 323IA - the last few months. It threw me an engine light, and I've since tried to figure it out. IMPORTANT TO NOTICE The car drives fine, however it does idle abit rough sometimes, I don't believe this is tied into the problem I...
  3. Idle issues + Car acting weird

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    I have a 2001 330ci that I've recently been having issues with. I replaced the fuel filter about a month ago, since I was getting engine lights about low intake. That fixed the issue of that. But, im not sure what the heck is going on. I've been researching for a bit but everyone has 30...
  4. Ignition Coil Gone

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    I went to start the car today and straight away I noticed she was only firing on 3 cylinders. This problem happened last week also and it was an ignition coil. As it is fairly simply and far cheaper to replace myself my question is will the check engine light on the dash go off itself after I...
  5. My 323i I put it in Reverse and call vibrated bad

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    I was park eating dinner at a restaurant tonight and when we were leaving put the car in reverse the car vibrated, feel like it was not going to back up so i turned off car and back on and turned a/c off car reversed fine, then while driving the car engine light came on,,,, Can anyone help me...
  6. Is oxygen sensor same for pre cat Bank 1 and Bank2

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    Hi Guys I'm planning change my pre cat oxygen sensors. But my question is that are the two sensor same. Because I was looking at Advance Auto Parts' website, it has***65279; two upstream sensors, one is for cylinder 1,2,3, another one is for cylinder 4,5,6. Are they same or I need buy each...
  7. Serves Engine Light with Code P0444,P0171 and P0174

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    Hi Guys I've got a engine light recently. Auto Zone's code is P2240 and P0171 P0174, my own ODB reads P0444 P0171 and P0174. I changed Fuel Filter, disa valve, crank case vent kit, upper and lower intake boots, and etc. Pretty much everything relate to the vacuum leak. I'm thinking about the...
  8. Engine light and codes

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    Looking for some help. First time posting. Sorry for anything that I do to classify me as "noob". '99 328i. Car seems to be running fine, but I keep getting engine codes with my reader that can't read the codes except one. Anyone know the definition of these mystery ones? Also what this...
  9. Cat code problems P0430

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    I have got a P0430 code some time ago and have changed both O2 senors (this car only has one pre and one post) and have also had the cat converter changed with an aftermarket unit. All worked well for about 500km then the problem came back, i keep getting the P0430 code now after about 100km. I...
  10. 2001 318 error codes

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    Hi, check engine light came on so had it checked out, garage replased MAF and reset light, a week or so later the check engine light came back on so i purchased my own check tool, codes it reads are: A) 27 - EWS message. B) A6 - safety controller has shut down MDK function C) 73 - air mass...
  11. Mechanics mess up my car?

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    My car got wrecked and it smashed my back bumper, rear right quarter panel (gas side), and they replaced everything back there and a day after getting my car back the engine light came on (this never happened before they touched my car.....no engine lights ever). My friend ran the codes and it...
  12. Engine Light on, loosing power

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    My engine light keep coming on and off. When the light is off car run smooth no cold starts. But when the light comes on the car looses acceleration and when i try to turn the car on, it doesnt start on the first tried, it will start on the 2nd try. Any ideas what this could be.... The car runs...
  13. Engine Check Codes...

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    I have a 2000 323i, with a 2.5 liter engine, and an automatic tranny:( Anyways, I got the engine codes: P0500, P0420, P0133, P0153, P1423 , P1420, P1188. Could someone please let me know what they mean? Thanks..
  14. Slow jumpy Acceleration

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    Hey guys... So i am very new to e46, i just got 2000 323i about a month ago. I dont really know anything about them. So heres my problem, driving home tonight my acceleration all of a sudden is extremely crappy... :banghead:i put the gas down all the way in first gear and the RPMs go up very...
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