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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,246
Posted By luvinlife
Well, it looks like I took care of it. Drove...

Well, it looks like I took care of it. Drove about 30 miles and don't see any signs of a leak anymore.
I'm guessing I didn't have the housing torqued down properly, and evenly.
Thanks for all your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,246
Posted By luvinlife
Thanks for the reply, when my husband gets home...

Thanks for the reply, when my husband gets home from work he can take a look at the things you mentioned. I am just frustrated that I can't drive my vert and the weather is perfect for it. I'm not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,246
Posted By luvinlife
Ok, this is the wife here. I have a couple new...

Ok, this is the wife here. I have a couple new pics showing a black plastic part, it appears to be leaking behind this part or very close to it possibly from a gasket that attaches this part to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,246
Posted By luvinlife
I must have a different one, because mine was a...

I must have a different one, because mine was a steel nut.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,246
Posted By luvinlife
Alright, what size nut attaches the pos. cable to...

Alright, what size nut attaches the pos. cable to the alternator?

I'm an idiot, I can't find it anywhere... :hmm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,246
Posted By luvinlife
I'm not 100% certain that the gasket was the...

I'm not 100% certain that the gasket was the leak, but I'm 99% sure. As I said before, I checked it out before I took it all apart again, and it looks like the middle bolt on the right side of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,246
Posted By luvinlife
That's what I thought, but I just replaced all...

That's what I thought, but I just replaced all that last week, and checked it before I took it apart this time. No leak there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,246
Posted By luvinlife
I think I may have a leak somewhere else. There...

I think I may have a leak somewhere else. There is a pool of oil above the filter housing. And there is a small "tray" above the one shown, that has oil in it too. The previous owner said they...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,246
Posted By luvinlife
Yes, I cleaned them all out, so that I would know...

Yes, I cleaned them all out, so that I would know if it started to leak again, I could see where it's coming from.
Looks like around the middle bolt on the right side of the housing. I used my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,246
Posted By luvinlife
Thanks. I'll try and get it all clean again, and...

Thanks. I'll try and get it all clean again, and see if I can't get it right this time.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,246
Posted By luvinlife
Good info. Thanks. I installed it dry. I...

Good info. Thanks.

I installed it dry. I cleaned off all the surfaces and cleaned out the gasket channel. Should I have covered it in oil?

Do you think it's OK to use the gasket that's in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,246
Posted By luvinlife
Oil filter housing HELP

I replaced the gasket last week, but it's still leaking oil.
I'm tearing it down again, and had a couple questions.

1. Is there a particular re-assembly pattern for the housing bolts? Like on a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-15-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,017
Posted By luvinlife
The O ring worked for our leak, and I didn't have...

The O ring worked for our leak, and I didn't have to remove the radiator.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29,428
Views: 2,219,642
Posted By luvinlife
Just bought our car a couple weeks ago. So far...

Just bought our car a couple weeks ago.
So far I've done all the work myself except the tires:
New tires.
Replaced nav unit.
Changed control arm bushings.
Replaced oil filter housing gasket....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-11-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,017
Posted By luvinlife
I think I have the same problem also, did the o...

I think I have the same problem also, did the o ring fix it?
Do you have to pull the whole radiator to replace the O-ring?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By luvinlife
OK, I think I've got it narrowed down, but not...

OK, I think I've got it narrowed down, but not sure if it's maybe just a gasket, or the radiator, or the mount.
There is a small tube at the bottom of the expansion tank mount that plugs into the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By luvinlife
Never overheated that I know of. Wife drives the...

Never overheated that I know of. Wife drives the car, and is really good about watching the gauges.
I just finished changing the control arm bushings, and I'm jumping into the oil filter housing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By luvinlife
Certainly not frightened, thank you for the help....

Certainly not frightened, thank you for the help.
Yes, the coolant is green. Is that bad? Wrong stuff? We just got the car and I'm not real sure what the PO did to this thing.
Beagle??

The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By luvinlife
Help with radiator leak

I can't figure out what part this is, or if there is any way to fix it.
It's leaking from where the tube enters the radiator. Not really even sure it's a tube, but I can squeeze it a little toward...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By luvinlife
Sna77 is the widescreen a direct fit, plug and...

Sna77 is the widescreen a direct fit, plug and play? Or will I need anything new to make it work. Also which nav computer will I need? I assume the MK3. Thanks for the input.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By luvinlife
I need a new steering wheel. I recently...

I need a new steering wheel. I recently purchased the car and the previous owner did not treat her well. I need to replace allot of the interior parts to bring back her true beauty. Plastic pieces...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By luvinlife
Thanks for all the replies. The new Dynavin...

Thanks for all the replies. The new Dynavin sounds tempting!
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 08-02-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By luvinlife
Hi, I only need the MKII computer part, the one...

Hi, I only need the MKII computer part, the one in the trunk that accepts the CD's. How much?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By luvinlife
Navigation screen not working HELP! pictures included

I have a 2000 323i with navigation. The radio, cd changer, and all functions work except the navigation part and nav screen. The main navigation button on the control unit sounds like it works fine...
Forum: Interior 08-01-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By luvinlife
Did they sell?

Did they sell?
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