For 93 we can be more aggressive with the timing and get more power. If you feel it's about time to replace the plugs and coils, nothing wrong with doing that, but the cost is nontrivial. Take your time and do it right the first time. With this software you will notice more top end power, a broader torque band, and a smoother running engine. Installation takes just a few minutes and your engine will perform like never before! The car gives frequent misfires specially during start but it goes away as I pick up speed or restart car. The coil is bad resistance is out of spec or none existent Broken Pintle, ball or disc Broken Return Spring Bad Pintle or Ball seat Pintle or Ball seized to the body Rust etc. Shark Injector Installation Instructions click to expand A capable battery charger is required for the installation.
I would imagine tolerances on something this small are insane, to the point that even the smallest manufacturing variation is going to cause some differences in how they actually work. The car was running fine on the interstate but once I exited the interstate, the 3 cylinders started misfiring once I made my turn onto the overpass to cross the interstate. August 7, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks, keep me posted. I replaced the engine and next time I went on that same trip the same thing happened nearly around the same millage. Check the sensor and the intake air ducts for leaks.
April 27, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Most likely a used injector. The Shark Injector plugs into the diagnostic port inside the E46 cabin. With this software you will notice more top end power, a broader torque band, and a smoother running engine. You will see an immediate difference as soon as you leave your driveway! Check for exhaust leaks using a smoke machine. I have a 2011 528i. What really matters is the gain from stock to modified from the same car on the same dyno. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need.
They are a good option though for saving money. This part replaces 13537585261 and 13537565138 and has improved filtering and thermo compensating oil than previous versions. If you have a misfire, I would check spark, fuel and compression on all cylinders. May 9, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Is the check engine light on? It started after I had to speed up to pass another car. Without the software, you're not getting the full effect of these upgrades in the upper rev range. I couldn't twist them using full muscle strength.
Figure 12 Working at the base of the fuel injector, remove E10 fastener green arrow from retainer. After 1 min of rough idle the car runs great no misfires. August 10, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I have seen a loose ground cause a voltage spike, but usually only resulting in misfires. Why did we post dyno runs in different gears? I would check spark, fuel and compression on all cylinders. It's not a night-and-day kind of a difference, but most definitely noticeable. I would check spark, fuel and compression on all cylinders. We raised the torque limiters in all gears so there is more torque available.
Can one leaky injector cause misfires on other cylinders? Great product btw, we now keep your kits in stock. The Shark Injector is ready to install right out of the box! I can't help without knowing what is missing from the system when you are trying to start it. I need your help urgently as to what else to check on the car November 16, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I can't help without knowing what is missing from the system when you are trying to start it. Bearing in mind it is a normally aspirated car, is there anything else I'll need? I think I can get parts in Â£100 and do the job myself. December 17, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Probably a fuel delivery issue. This happened one other time after that. This software turns down the sensitivity of the post-cat oxygen sensors so that fault codes and check engine lights for no cats will not appear.
I have a little different scenario here. Never putting it back to stock! Figure 5 You can also use a flathead screwdriver to lever coil up and out of cylinder head. Then use a breaker bar. October 12, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Is the check engine light on? These are noted in the catalog listing in the links above. For me the biggest advantage was smoothing out the throttle response, but it definitely feels snappier.
March 19, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: How many miles are on your car? The charger provides backup power supply to the regular car battery during installation. No other software product on the market comes close to how easy it is to install. I had injector 4, 5 and 6 tested today at a local place. Cheaped out and bought coil for cylinder 1, put everything on. These engines are temperamental at times but man when they are tuned right they are so much fun.
The Shark Injector plugs into the diagnostic port inside the E46 cabin. If I turn off the car and restart it, the symptoms go away and so does the service engine light. No other software product on the market comes close to how easy it is to install. We reverse those changes to gain more horsepower and torque. The spark plugs were changed about 6 months ago. Fuel injectors are resilient and does not often need replacement.
Spark plugs and coils replaced. This style injector sprays fuel directly into the cylinder and is mounted in the center of the cylinder head between the camshafts. I would grab a repair manual. Choose an aggressive throttle response or a smoother, linear setting. March 7, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: It depends on your socket length. I would assume it is possible and they are correct, the dealer is usually on top of the vehicle based on experience with common issues. What really matters is the gain from stock to modified from the same car on the same dyno.