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  1. General E46 Forum
    Hello all! I have a 03 330i e46 as a drift misile. A couple weeks ago, I was checking some values on the DME using the PA soft 1.4 and suddenly, the program showed "Hardware not ready", "connection error to IKE" and "connection error to EWS".😅 I did the obvios steps, changing the cable and...
  2. General BMW Model Discussion
    Hi I have 2016 328i and I can’t find the OBD port location. There is no door in the left side like many videos show? This is my car↙↙️
  3. General E46 Forum
    Hello everyone. Continuing the saga on my e46 323ci shaking. I've came across this wonderful video by 50sKid showing how to diagnose engine problems using fuel trims. As the maniac i am, i followed every step just as described in the video, same adapter and software, and got the following...
  4. General E46 Forum
    So I couldn't find anywhere to get a copy of PA soft that didn't sketch me out a little bit, and the official website has been shut down for a few years. Is there a new tool that we use for the e46 or something?
  5. General E46 Forum
    Hi all, 2002 E46 330ci SMG with 117k on it. Got the 3 lights on the dash (ABS/DSC/h-brake), so I try to scan the car to find out the issue: Hmm... strange... a generic OBD cannot read the car? Goes to a local garage to use his LAUNCH system... no connection. Visit BMW specialists (Prestige...
  6. General E46 Forum
    Last night my e46 323I sedan encountered a problem where the instrument cluster decided to not work where only the indicator lights would function (including the hazards) My fuel gauge, engine temp, Speedo and rev counter would display at zero and intervals I would get a light show of flashing...
  7. General E46 Forum
    It seems to me that O2 sensor 1 should be reading something. I'm new to OBD, to OBD Fusion, and to BMWs, though, so I may be wrong. Drove 25 minutes this AM, from cold start to fully warmed up, and not a blip on O2 #1. But - no codes, no warnings, nothing notable going on, other than mildly...
  8. General E46 Forum
    Looking for help with my project. I Rebuilt most of my engine and figured out where all the sensors and vacuum lines go. Now I'm having a problem with the engine starting. stats, my car is a 2000 328i e46 with a dual Vanos M52tu engine. Just rebuilt the top half and front of the engine. Time...
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  13. General E46 Forum
    Anyone know of a way to be able to get the oil temp and pressure to show up on an app like torque from the obd bluetooth connector? I looked on the forum and it seems the answer is a no but wanted to double check and see if anyone had any other ideas about this? any help would be greatly...
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  15. General E46 Forum
    Some of us have recently heard about this new iOS and Android smartphone/tablet app called BMWhat which claims to do typical OBD2 DTC reading as well as, get this, BMW-specific ECU coding. Yes folks, these crazy Germans may have just invented a competitor to PA Soft 1.4 in smartphone app form...
  16. E90, E91, E92 & E93 - General Forum
    My case is I have a check engine light and my OBD II reader, and the fancy expensive OBD reader at my local independent BMW shop, are not able to get any codes. Both our readers keep coming up with a link error. Anyone have an idea what could be causing this? I think there's an OBD fuse, but...
  17. Mobile Electronics Forum
    Has anybody got torque to run on their Android Dynavin by hard wiring an OBD to USB cable? I wan't to run it from the 20-pin under the dash through the firewall to keep the other one free. Any success here? If so, what cables did you use?
  18. General E46 Forum
    Just curious how many of you never had a code thrown at you that wasn't self-induced? How many miles are on your car and how often do you do your regular maintenance?
  19. General E46 Forum
    Two days ago my check engine light came on as i was driving. I finally had time today to check it with my scanner and i got this. Anyone know what sensor this could be? I'm new to these kinda things and I did try searching lol. Well anyways thanks in advance your answers are greatly appreciated.
  20. New England
    Hi I am hoping that somebody in the area has the airbag reset tool that I can use to reset my codes and see if they will come back. You can see my troubles on this link. The dealer wants $1,300 so before I go there I am hoping I can try to reset the codes. Thanks,
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