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Chris de la Cruz
02-13-2004, 09:55 PM
Fcuk I pushed my car to 200km/h... (i'll post pics soon) and after hitting those high Rpm's my Check Engine Light turned on. How do I diagnose this problem. I doubt anything bad happened? No smoke, no weird smells or noises. HELP!

like i said i'll post a pic when I find the cable for my digicam.

finale36
02-13-2004, 10:14 PM
do you have a picture of the look on your face at 200km/h when the light went on?

last time i wound up the car there was a 6 cruiser speed trap over the 401 eastbound with radar guns over a bridge tagging cars as they car around (between port union and brock area i think) i basically let off the gas and let the car slow down to a reasonable speed on it's own as i hadn't been over 160km before. so i know that face

Understated
02-13-2004, 10:16 PM
^^ lol :D

biotek
02-13-2004, 10:27 PM
Originally posted by finale36
last time i wound up the car there was a 6 cruiser speed trap over the 401 eastbound with radar guns over a bridge tagging cars as they car around (between port union and brock area i think) i basically let off the gas and let the car slow down to a reasonable speed on it's own as i hadn't been over 160km before. so i know that face

damn.. was it something like this :eek: haha

Chris de la Cruz
02-14-2004, 12:22 AM
Originally posted by finale36
do you have a picture of the look on your face at 200km/h when the light went on?

last time i wound up the car there was a 6 cruiser speed trap over the 401 eastbound with radar guns over a bridge tagging cars as they car around (between port union and brock area i think) i basically let off the gas and let the car slow down to a reasonable speed on it's own as i hadn't been over 160km before. so i know that face

nah dude... i didn't notice the light until after!! heres one of the pics... my buddy was shitting his pants and took the picture too early and only got 180 km/h, but I really hit 200 km/h

Chris de la Cruz
02-14-2004, 12:25 AM
^^^ check out my milage :D:D

Heres the light after.

ZiMMie
02-14-2004, 12:25 AM
I WILL BET U 20$ its ur Oxygen Sensor...

Did that to me too i was bimming on the 401 and all of the sudden saw the chk engine light. it toook me 2 month to notice that it was my o2 sensor.

Chris de la Cruz
02-14-2004, 12:27 AM
Originally posted by ZiMMie
I WILL BET U 20$ its ur Oxygen Sensor...

Did that to me too i was bimming on the 401 and all of the sudden saw the chk engine light. it toook me 2 month to notice that it was my o2 sensor.

how do i check it?

marco328is
02-14-2004, 12:31 AM
drive with it on for about a week
if it dosen't reset it self (which it usually does)
PM ME
i'll help you out

finale36
02-14-2004, 01:31 AM
isn't there a way for the e30 models that let you read out the error messages on your own? i thought there were some cars where you could force it to display the error code on the dash somehow, like a combination of some lights means the dealer get $1000 and another combination means the dealer get s $2000

V-Thang
02-14-2004, 03:52 AM
woah ur rpm get really high......

i've done 200km/h for about 30seconds and my rpm was at 6700rpm or so.... no vtec either.

Jon@Bimmersport
02-14-2004, 04:17 AM
thats in 4th gear...if i remember my E30 gearing...:P cuz mine does that in 4th...then i go to 5th to burry the speedooo

Chris de la Cruz
02-14-2004, 02:33 PM
damn i need my 5th... its a 4 speed auto... the light turned today... wicked.

A~G
02-14-2004, 04:50 PM
Wow... my mazda was only pushing like 6000rpm when i did 215km/h. ... though i don't have a picture... i've pushed over 200 wiht my p.o.s. mazda atleast 4 times... in the summer.:):):)

A~G
02-14-2004, 04:56 PM
:) here;s a pic i did find... this is the fastest i've gone.. where i had the guts to hold the wheel with my legs and snap a nice pic.

after 170 the wheel gets a little shakey so the leg thing doesn't work. but honestly.. the mazda pushed well over 200 with no weird engine smells... nothing blew up.. its a tank guyz*uzi* :D

jimmyd1
02-14-2004, 07:05 PM
Try either resetting the sensor, or the entire system. This can be accomplished by either disconnecting and reconnecting your O2 sensor from the main wiring harness (O2 sensor harness is located under the battery tray to left of the exhaust manifold and unscrews) or you can try changing the O2 sensor relay (the first orange relay you will encounter from the firewall on the driverside fenderwell). You could also try disconnecting and reconnecting the battery or using a reset tool. Just some ideas

ZiMMie
02-14-2004, 07:11 PM
it will be back on after a few weeks if ur o2 sensor is shot.

V-Thang
02-14-2004, 09:13 PM
woah u redline at 6??? dam mine starts at 7 :S

Chris de la Cruz
02-14-2004, 10:25 PM
i've hit 210 km/h before and my engine light didn't turn, it was bouncing of the redline :D... damn i really need a friggin 5th gear... but everything is cool for now i guess?

ZiMMie
02-15-2004, 12:59 AM
Originally posted by chrome
i've hit 210 km/h before and my engine light didn't turn, it was bouncing of the redline :D... damn i really need a friggin 5th gear... but everything is cool for now i guess?

hey chk ur pm.

Euro_E30
02-15-2004, 03:08 AM
ive got the diagnostics machiene that can find out any problems on bmw, mercedez and v-dubs. its amazing it does everything, airbag, transmission, engine, service light, and u can check out stats on how the car is running pretty cool. let me know.

ZiMMie
02-15-2004, 03:40 AM
Originally posted by chrome
Fcuk I pushed my car to 200km/h... (i'll post pics soon) and after hitting those high Rpm's my Check Engine Light turned on. How do I diagnose this problem. I doubt anything bad happened? No smoke, no weird smells or noises. HELP!

like i said i'll post a pic when I find the cable for my digicam.

CHK UR PM>>>>..