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  1. 325ci 2002 intake whistle problem resolved

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Yesterday I took the whole intake manifold system apart and inspected everything and put it all back together and found nothing to cause a whistle. I thought that it may be something under the manifold itself (something not visible from the top) but when I drove it after it was still there...
  2. Annoying squeak from engine resolved.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I had an annoying squeak coming from my engine 325ci e46, I thought it was something to do with the PSP as it was faulty and was noisy and howling, I changed the PSP and the annoying squeak was still there. I then checked the bearings on my water pump, the tensioner pulley and the alternator...
  3. 3 Lights, partially resolved...... though I need some advice I think

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, really hate this being my first post but I think I've done as much as I can on my own :( I had the dreaded three lights (two orange with the red handbrake) come up this passed few weeks. I purchased a Creator C310 which is a nice little tool but it couldn't connect to to the ABS module...
  4. Crank Sensor fault resolved

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I was accelerating hard last week, and as it wound up to about 4,500 RPM, it all of a sudden cut out, I let go of the gas, and it starting going again, but up shifted and away we went. I wanted to see what was happening and did this two more times with the exact same result. Changed the crank...
  5. Anyone ever resolved a 4704 pre-supply fault

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just wondering has anyone ever resolved the above fault code, and if so what was the solution. My car obviously has this fault repeatedly but I've also read stories of guys changing everything, pickup pump, low pressure pump, pressure sensor etc and still not resolved the fault. I've had the...
  6. Full throttle drive train vibration issue resolved (02 320d Estate A/T)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I was experiencing a vibration issue under medium to full engine load conditions (178K). I had similar issues with other BMW's I have owned in the past. The guibo (isolator coupling between transmission output shaft and driveshaft) had cracked/broken that also compromised the drive shaft carrier...
  7. VANOS issue with 2005 523i M sport resolved

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I reported that the 2005 523i M sport I purchased about a month ago was in the shop for check engine light and passenger airbag lights issue. After almost two weeks in the repair garage, under warranty from the dealer, the mechanic replaced the Vanos system twice (first one was a faulty part...
  8. 2001 E39 525D - Lumpy idle - Resolved it seems

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Over the last 4 months or so my car has had what I would call a lumpy idle. What you would feel would be like a slight 'shudder' of the engine through the seat/car. A INPA diagnosis showned that inject 2 was slightly higher than the other readings i.e. Inject 2 +4 others between +/- 1.5. The...
  9. judder issue resolved thanks to BMW specialist David Paul of Warrington

    BFuk Open Topic
    For months i have tried to resolve a judder issue with my car which alot of people have complained about on this forum also. a pevious garage couldn't sort it out after having it 4 weeks. gave my car into david paul of warrington yesterday morning and it was all sorted by 11am today. it was the...
  10. e39 530d low supply pressure issue - still not resolved

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi there, got issues with low supply pressure on my e39 530d having changed both pumps the car still cuts out on heavy acceleration and logs a low supply pressure fault code on inpa when accelerating on standsill the pump pressure drops from 3.75 bar to anything as low as 3 ish ??? but both...
  11. 2004 318i N42 fault code 285a VVT issue resolved

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Just to keep you informed on the issue I had recently regarding the 285a code VVT motor which I was unable to fix myself. I took the car to an indi garage called BMW Autotech - Ponthir Road, Caerleon. S\ Wales The garage also found the 285a error and a new error for ecu, vvt module. The...
  12. 2002 E46 318CI Convertible M sport suspension question (RESOLVED)

    BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Hi All, I am after lowering my suspension to the same height as the M-sport models, I have the full genuine M-sport kit on it and it just sits a little high, is it best sticking to genuine parts? Will I need to change the struts etc or just the springs? Any help will be much appreciated! :thumbsup
  13. Jamex coilovers *Shoddy* from racedynamics2u via ebay beware (SITUATION RESOLVED FOR MagicMat)

    General BMW Discussions
    "hi i brought these off you 2 days ago! they arrived today no problem. i took them to a garage and was struggling to get them fitted. i phoned for some advice and the guy on the phone said "i dont no how to fit them i just sell them, go ask a mecanic". on your listing you say that "why buy from...