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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    1995 E36 318i - Signal Line Producing Voltage Hello everyone, I've been trying to test my TPS with a mutlimeter because of problems with hesitant acceleration and intermittent coasting (fuel cut off). With the connector disconnected from the TPS I have measured the three wires going into it, my...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi! I have a 318i with the M43 engine, and it suffers from poor acceleration and high fuel consumption. The diagnostic tool gives me error code 77, which is the signal from the throttle position sensor. I have gone through the test procedure for the TPS itself, and it seems fine - even change...
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, I hope someone can help. I picked my son up from Nursery this evening, when I got back into the car and started the engine I found several faults had appeared out of no where. ESP faliure ABS Faliure Handbrake partial Faliure (although it works oddly) Tyre Pressure sensor faliure I...
  4. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi all, Newbie to the forum done some searching on this but can't find a definitive answer so hoping someone here may have had the same issue and resolved it.. Here it is.. I have had a lovely 2006 e91 with 52k for about 4 months. Driving the other day on a bumpy road and all of a sudden bong...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    I need to test my TPS and cam shaft sensor on mr e36 323. What readings should i be getting across what pins on them? Before i go buy some.
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I've used two separate Scan Tools on two different TPSs and everything reads trough live data as my TPS running at 74-76% and when I throttle the car, the percentage goes down instead of up... I've removed the tps and left it plugged in (koeo) while monitoring the live data on the scan tool. As...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    im in the middle of replacing my clutch plate and flywheel. When i removed the plenum to get at the starter motor i noticed the throttle cable was adjusted such that it was not allowing the throttle to close. However, in INPA the throttle shows closed (0%) this is making me think it has been...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Im quite new here but i have just transplanted a 323 engine into a 316 shell for a cheap drift car. I have a extra 2 wire connector under the bonnet that runs along with the tps wire up the side of the engine but i dont see where it goes?? Im guessing its something to do with why my car is...
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I've got a 2006 e90 320d m sport had a puncture today on nsr tyre only 3 months old just bad luck I know but my tps never activated ?? This led to me tuning for a few hundred yards ripping the inner wall ruining the tyre !!! How does this happen ?
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi, ive recently brought a 98 e36 328i sport, just wondering if anyone with one also finds that there bonnet when shut hits the throttle position sensor plug and disconnects it? any help would be great. thanks
  11. General BMW Discussions
    hi guys took the throttle body off and its just a black box with pins any 1 know where the tps sensor is its really doing my head in now
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi guys has any one got any guides of how too remove throttle body too change the tps sensor on a bmw 323 e46
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Hi... I have possibly the most annoying problem ive ever had with a car... I bought it to run in the 750mc compact cup and this issue is putting me way behind! To start with it would drive fine then on acceleration would just cut out intermittanly... back fire then drive fine again! It would...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Is this is a sign my engine mounts are shot?
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hopefully a quick and easy question: does the throttle position sensor feed info to the auto transmission and would a faulty sensor cause issues with it? Cheers!
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, the wife got a 08/2002 bmw 316ti. Chassis E46, Engine N42. It seemed to be running fine but has developed intermittent issues. Often she gets 2-3 days normal driving with no issues, then a call from the side of the road. EML + various other lights, car in limp mode before dying. when i...
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