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  1. petrol vs lpg damage to catalytic converter

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Dear all, I am just curious about something,with regards to engine misfire *with fuel cut off* - which is cut off to that cylinder to save damage to catalytic converter as I understand it, is running lpg any less or equally damaging in those circumstances? today curiously I found my car a tad...
  2. How many catalytic convertors?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I have a 316ti 1.8 53 plate. I have an error code P0402 on my obd2 reader stating that the cat is below threshold. I was told by the previous owner the cat was recently changed, it looks newish anyway so I thought I would change the post lambda sensor, reset the codes but it has come...
  3. Stainless Steel Sports Catalytic Converter

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Looking at adding a catalytic converter to my bmw 1 series 118i, and also changing the exhaust manifold!! to add more bhp! i have add a K&N filter and looking at getting my 118i stage 1 remapped, after i have found the right exhaust. Been told this will fail my mot on emissions test! and that i...
  4. tips on sourcing a replacemet catalytic convertor for my 530i

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I own a 2007 530i and as per my post earlier may have a problem with my cat. first of all how many does my car have - it has 2 exhausts but they go into one box at the rear of the car. (is the box the cat) last time i had a fault my local independent said that they could only fit a genuine BWM...
  5. Has my catalytic converter died

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    In April i had to have my fuel pump and a couple of my ignition coils replaced. I was also told that my car had a warning code for my catalytic converter. The advice was leave it as it was as it would be an expensive job to replace and car was running fine anyway. Last few weeks upon starting...
  6. catalytic convertor

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    After having my High pressure fuel pump and an injector replaced my 530i now runs brilliantly. Better than its ever been actually. However the garage said that the diagnostic showed that the cat was aging. Does not show up as a dashboard warning but its there. Now they said it could be trouble...
  7. help please 2713 DME OXYGEN SENSOR BRFOR CATALYTIC CONVERTER MIXED UP?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    help please BMW E46 N42 ENGINE 2713 DME OXYGEN SENSOR BRFOR CATALYTIC CONVERTER MIXED UP? WHAT'S WRONG PLEASE
  8. Universal Catalytic converter for E90 LCI N43 engine

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone. I have a BMW E90 LCI year 2008 and I need assistance to find an appropriate universal CAT to replace the catalytic converter. The CAT is the second one located just after the exhaust manifold, bearing Part number 18307568057. The CAT was robbed before it was shipped to my country.
  9. Thoughts on fault codes - catalytic converter?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2004 330Ci petrol - thoughts on fault codes - catalytic converter? Hi all, My engine management light came on around a week ago but the car seems to be driving fine. The codes are: P0420 - Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold P1512 - DISA Control Circuit Signal Low P1620 - MAP Cooling...
  10. Ultimate Cheat Sheet on catalytic converter

    General BMW Discussions
    The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on catalytic converter [ Introduction: A catalytic converter Is a Vehicle Emissions Control Device .A Catalyst, A Ceramic Honeycomb Coated With Platinum And Palladium Or Rhodium Which Present In side Converter Converts The Pollutants like carbon monoxide...
  11. Facelift 318 catalytic replacement

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    The cat on my car needs replacing so i was thinking of scouring the local scrap yards first but im just wandering if it needs to be a down pipe/cat section off another facelift e46 or are they all compitable aslong as its iff a 4 cylinder? Or does anyone know where i can find reasonably priced...
  12. 2007 320i Coupe - fuel Injection Failure causing Catalytic Collapse

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    2007 320i - 33k miles - had fuel injection failure resulting in the "collapse" of the Cat Parts fixed - 4 Fuel Injector,spark plugs , coil all replaced to get car up & running to see if that Cat had collapsed, £700 got that work done and took it to another garage , they confirmed it was &...
  13. 2000 W 318 M43 165 catalytic conversion error code

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey folks, I've been dealing with a 171 error which I think I've sorted with a new MAF. Upon the last scan of the car I've now got "165 catalytic conversion", there's not really a lot to go on out there on the net so I figured I ask the forum. I've also got a 150 (secondary air pump) error which...
  14. Eml catalytic conversion bank 1 and 2

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello all ! I am new here forgive my ignorance of trying to work out the site. My car is a 2005 BMW E63 M6 Interlagos blue in very good condition The EML light pops up after a certain number of miles, could be even after a week. Car drives like a dream with no faults showing on the Idrive...
  15. P0125 signal oxygen sensor before catalytic converter

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Dear All I have 07/2000 E46 316i 1.9 Sedan M43 Europe Left hand drive N; I got the Below P error: P0125 signal oxygen sensor before catalytic converter Can anybody help me solving the problem? Thanks in Advance and Best Regards
  16. E36 318i convertibale catalytic converter

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Can anyone tell me what type I need????? Don't want to pay out my nose for one Its an N reg Thanks Sarah W x
  17. 1997 740i Catalytic converters

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, I have just bought a 740i and it needs a new cat on the n/s. The pipe is covered in filler and is leaking badly. Are the Euro Car parts React Catalysts any good and can this be DIY'ed? thanks
  18. removing catalytic converter and oxygen sensor e36 ?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello, excuse me for my english :) I wont to remove oxygen sensor, catalitic converter is removed years ago. What I need for this? AirFlowMeter for viechels w/out catalitic? Do I need to program DME? car: e36 m43b18 1995 Thank you!
  19. 1997 e36 328i new catalytic converter only one flange

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    As per title really I bought a new cat for my e36 328i and where it joins the back box, it fits but there are only holes to join the back box with bolts on one of the pipes? Is this normal??
  20. 2003 bmw 318i lacks power and has maf code and catalytic converter conversion code

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    Im struggling with these problems,can anyone please help??? I have a 2003 318 tourer.In December it failed mot on emissions. the garage replaced the cat and oxygen sensor,at a hefty price.he also replaced cam shaft sensor,plugs and coil packs,plus an oil change. She ran great for a few miles and...
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