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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello! Trying to get to the bottom of my cars rough idle, I found out that the only thing that makes sense is that I have a bad injector. So I fired up INPA and took my car for a spin. And the readings are not great. Now I just need help to figure out which injector(s) is bad. Here are some...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, I've finally connect INPA to my 530d manual but I'm a bit lost. What i would like to know is if there is a guide/walk trough that could help interpret the Menus/options navigation and the meanings of the values i can read while engine is running, but also the body/chassis modules and...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there all of you, I am writing this post out of desperation. I would be indebted for any help regarding my problems. I have an E46 BMW 318i sedan, engine M43B19, 1.9L, 8-valve. It has wound up 117000 miles so far, but it has been a beloved machine. Here come my problems: INPA errors - For...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey, Finally got my cable, so had a go at diagnosing some faults. Got 2 duff glow plugs and a non-working aux heater (was aware of these beforehand). There are also 3 faults that I cannot decypher really: 1) Instrument cluster - CAN error / CAN ID error, code 00F9 2) Instrument cluster -...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Whilst looking at the vanos function on inpa when the car is running, i notice as well as the `actual` reading there is `reference` and `target` positions. My query is - what is the accepted difference between the three? The values noted were - nw actual position - intake 121.88 nw target...
  6. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi, I had my CEL come on soon after buying the car. I went to an indy mechanic who totally ripped me off to plug in a diagnostics machine (Like all do). I paid close to 100 quid for it and the man then basically said his not sure but he would try changing the MAF first because he couldnt find...
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