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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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Originally Posted by Hamfisted
I would clear the codes and try cleaning the mass air flow meter first. It's that thing right behind the air filter box with the electrical plug screwed into it. Use some CRC electrical contact cleaner and spray the probes inside the MAF clean. Even a bad O2 sensor will throw those knock sensor codes.
How's your air filter?
You can also get the codes by stomping on the gas pedal 5 times with the ignition ON (engine not running) and reading the flashes of the Check Engine light. It'll blink once, then a series of quicker flashes indicating the trouble code. But the Peake's is a lot easier to use I guess.
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