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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Tue, Feb-12-2019, 06:14:42 PM   #981
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Default Re: SMG troubleshooting FAQ

So you think it was easier reading the 30 pages of stuff on the internet, than to perform a basic visual inspection of the system and locate the problem?
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Default Re: SMG troubleshooting FAQ

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So you think it was easier reading the 30 pages of stuff on the internet, than to perform a basic visual inspection of the system and locate the problem?
To see all possible things that could break. Its my first m3, my first "automatic" car and I'm obviously not as good of a mechanics or internet troll like you are.
I've heard some bad things about m3 forums and here's my first taste. Good day
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Old Tue, Mar-05-2019, 01:25:13 AM   #983
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Default Re: SMG troubleshooting FAQ

Taken from ISTA+ SMG Notes

When Replacing SMG control unit:
1. Teach in clutch valve characteristic values
2. Adapt complete transmission
3. Teach in clutch slipping point
4. Teach in offset of longitudinal-acceleration sensor

After working on the hydraulic system, if the system was opened:
1. Bleed actuator block
2. Bleed clutch slave cylinder and hydraulic lines

After removal and reinstallation of parts (no replacement of parts!)
1. Teach in clutch valve characteristic values
2. Adapt complete transmission
3. Teach in clutch slipping point

When replacing transmission
When replacing hydraulic unit with actuator block
When replacing engine

1. Bleed actuator block
2. Bleed clutch slave cylinder and hydraulic lines
3. Teach in clutch valve characteristic values
4. Adapt complete transmission
5. Teach in clutch slipping point

When replacing clutch
Note: Perform point 1 only if the hydraulic system was opened.
1. Bleed clutch slave cylinder and hydraulic lines
2. Teach in clutch valve characteristic values
3. Teach in clutch slipping point
4. Reset clutch curve (automatically carried out by BMW diagnosis system after successful teaching in of points 3 and 4)

When replacing individual clutch parts:
- Release lever
- Ball pin
- Release bearing ...
1. Teach in clutch valve characteristic values
2. Teach in clutch slipping point
3. Reset clutch curve (automatically carried out by BMW diagnosis system after successful teaching in of points 1 and 2)

When replacing clutch slave cylinder with PLCD sensor
1. Bleed actuator block
2. Bleed clutch slave cylinder and hydraulic lines
3. Teach in clutch valve characteristic values
4. Teach in clutch slipping point
5. Reset clutch curve (automatically carried out by BMW diagnosis system after successful teaching in of points 3 and 4)

When replacing longitudinal-acceleration sensor
1. Teach in offset of longitudinal-acceleration sensor
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Default Re: SMG troubleshooting FAQ

Easily the best thing I've done with my SMG thus far...



Should have done this YEARS ago.
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