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  1. Coolant Temperature Rapidly Changing

    General E46 Forum
    A few months ago I had a little scare with overheating. It turns out one of the coolant lines was loose and resulted in coolant leaking out. Everything was fixed but ever since then I've made a note to turn on my obc to the coolant temperature to keep a closer eye on it, which brings us to this...
  2. Red Line OBC TEMP -128!!

    General E46 Forum
    Hello all, I have lurked on this board for years now and have gained so much insight from the members posts, so firstly thanks to all who contribute. Well, I've come into a situation that has me baffled and from what I can glean from using the search, it's fairly uncommon. This morning with...
  3. Advanced OBC Menu Options On Cluster Display

    General E46 Forum
    OK guys, question for the clever electronic coders on our forum. I have scoured the web for an answer but have come up empty. My 2002 E46 BC stalk has about 5 channels when pressed. My 2004 X5 has about 10. Does anyone know where the cluster gets its channels from? (time, miles to empty...
  4. DIY OBC Retrofit ::Without:: B/C Stalk

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    Hey guys, Today I decided to add an OBC button without buying a new turn signal stalk by splicing a button into the wiring harness. An hour later and it's a complete success - I have a working OBC! I thought you might want a walk through on how to do it. Here's the finished product: First...
  5. E46 (2000): OBC Version and DIY Cruise Control

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hi guys, Question 1/2: I have BMW E46 M43 from year 2000. It is with the oldest steering wheel, not multifunctional. I read guides how to retrofit cruise control, but cannot find info if it will work with the old steering wheel, with the eventual CC button brought out separately somewhere...
  6. One Thing Leads to Another (OBC Button Fix)

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    This is officially my first thread; Hoo-Raahh !!! I have had an issue with the OBC Button and the Display (on the cluster) not cycling through the display options. The display was stuck on time. Through research and results on this forum I found it was not that uncommon for the button wires...
  7. OBC showing 2.7L/100km I wish but is something wrong

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    Hi all as much as I would love to this be true my petrol bills prove that its not. My cars usual consumption according to the onboard computer is about 11.2 litres per 100km. At the moment it is showing 2.7L/100km however the other readings seem to be in their normal range Avg speed 43km...
  8. Help please!!

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    I was on vacation and left the car stored for nearly a month, today when i wanted to start it battery eas dead, I called to the insurance and they sent a mechanic with another battery, he replaced my car battery with this other then while the car was idle he switched batteries then put mine...
  9. Without navigation, trip computer function still there?

    General E46 Forum
    So I'm looking at buying an E46 330i (probably '03-'05). I plan on installing / upgrading to a Dynavin touchscreen nav. My question is, if the car does not already have a navigation system in place (along with the trip computer), will I be able to hook up any pre-installed wiring to get the trip...
  10. E46 obc

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hi every one, I'm the happy owner of a '04 318d Touring. Wonderful car, but seeing I also teach with it (I'm a licensed instructor) and want to keep the environment in mind, I'd like the OBC display to show the current consumption (L/100km), without having to go into the test menu every time...
  11. Alternator/battery issue

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    I was driving home my 2002 E46 325IT When all of sudden there was a loud knock, my abs/brake/DTS and engine lights came on. At the same time my battery light blinked a few times then stayed on. MY car would not accelerate worth a ****. And I kept smelling something acidic. Managed to drive it...
  12. OBC fuel gauge problems

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    OBC showing 46km to go, runs out of petrol? Happened about half a dozen times, always between 16 - 50km "to go".... any idea how to reset it when the tank is empty? Fuel gauge also shows yellow light on, but the needle isn't at the bottom - it corresponds with the obc reading.... Is this a...
  13. Upgrading firmware/software on a 4:3 tv but with non nav?

    Mobile Electronics Forum
    Is there any way to upgrade the software/firmware on a 2001 330ci non nav 4:3 and is it possible to show the pdc in real time on it
  14. 1999 328i fuel gauge problem

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    is there any way that i could use the OBC hidden menu to show the accurate level of my gas? my 328i didn't start for a week thinking it was the fuel pump because the gauge was showing more than a quarter left. when we popped out the fuel pump, the tank was bone dry. it turns out i didn't have...
  15. OBC Location???????

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    Hey, I recently purchased a 2000 BMW 328Ci and a few days after driving it, I noticed that my outside temperature was reading -40 F... and its the middle of August... So I thought, "Hey, my OBC must be jacked up somehow" and when I got home, sure enough a cable was hanging free on the driver's...
  16. What temp

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    Ok, only a few of you are gonna get this but you know when you make the OBC display the coolant temp, what does yours normally stay at? Mine is about 96C when idling and about 90-93C when driving normally, also is there a way to change it from Celsius to Fahrenheit? Thanks The pic being taken...
  17. FS: OBC Turn Stalk

    Used OBC Turn Stalk. Part # 61 31 8 363 668 Decided not to complete the flashing required. Part is currently installed on my car. Will be removed this weekend. $85 + shipping or best offer.