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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,108
Posted By jkahng
have you checked your timing chain? if you have...

have you checked your timing chain?
if you have zero compression, either the gauge is screwed up / not doing the compression test right or the valves are not seating as they should.
if you broke...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,149
Posted By jkahng
i use pennzoil syncromesh. i believe it's a semi...

i use pennzoil syncromesh. i believe it's a semi synthetic and it's pretty cheap.
i got it to use as a flush at first but it was so much smoother than my friend's redline combo/mix, i just kept...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-04-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 89,801
Posted By jkahng
fit the rubber gasket on the inner rim of the...

fit the rubber gasket on the inner rim of the tank first and slowly slide the pump in place. the pump has a spring on the bottom that should stay if you installed it right. it should be a very snug...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-07-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 238,025
Posted By jkahng
2 pre-cats needed (sensor 1 bank 1, and sensor 1...

2 pre-cats needed (sensor 1 bank 1, and sensor 1 bank 2)
part number : Bosch 13477 Oxygen Sensor

2 post-cats needed ( sensor 2 bank 1, sensor 2 bank 2 )
part number : Bosch 15109
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,671
Posted By jkahng
I transport cars. Do NOT use a tow hook to tie...

I transport cars.
Do NOT use a tow hook to tie down your vehicle to a carrier (U-Haul type). Tow hooks are not designed to be pulled on an angle, they will break.

You need to use tire or wheel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,417
Posted By jkahng
can someone explain to me how warped rotors make...

can someone explain to me how warped rotors make you pull to one side?

warped rotors would vibrate at high speed, not pull to one side when braking.

mis-aligned car pulls to one side all the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,322
Posted By jkahng
i had the same symptoms when i first bought the...

i had the same symptoms when i first bought the car. the lever would not return to the middle.
i asked the owner if the trans oil was changed and he mentioned that he had his mechanic change the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,088
Posted By jkahng
you did a lot more than i did for my x country...

you did a lot more than i did for my x country run. (did the cooling system)
the only thing that might go wrong that might be damning would be a fuel pump.
also keep some extra oil and coolant...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,031
Posted By jkahng
ask for service records you will need to do at...

ask for service records
you will need to do at least ...
1. clutch
2. cooling system
3. suspension refresh (optional but recommended)
+ whatever the mechanics find
no way to know without...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,031
Posted By jkahng
good advice abt an independant shop looking over...

good advice abt an independant shop looking over it. well worth the inspection fee they will charge.
you can used that as a bargaining chip.

however, op is not giving enough info to gauge if the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-11-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By jkahng
i got a craftsman set but made sure that they had...

i got a craftsman set but made sure that they had 6 point sockets not 12 point.
i've learned that penetrating fluid and a decent breaker bar are priceless...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By jkahng
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car-part.com
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,673
Posted By jkahng
clean throttle body & ICV(idle control valve) the...

clean throttle body & ICV(idle control valve) the lambda senors control the air/fuel mixture so it does affect the drivability. that's the first thing i would do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,436
Posted By jkahng
recommend tow. get someone with aaa or simular. ...

recommend tow. get someone with aaa or simular.
if you need to drive it for a very short distance(like out of the driveway) engage 1st or reverse then start the car. it will be barely driveble.
and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By jkahng
i did a search for "key battery" in the DIY forum...

i did a search for "key battery" in the DIY forum
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=451510&highlight=key+battery
there is a great wealth of knowledge in the forums
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By jkahng
bosch sometimes create misfires and code. stick...

bosch sometimes create misfires and code. stick with the NGK
but the first thing i would do is check your hoses again.
i cleaned my icv, maf, throttlebody, disa and all of a sudden the car started...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-19-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 238,025
Posted By jkahng
quote... Step 15: Once the the O2 sensors...

quote...
Step 15:

Once the the O2 sensors are plug back in at there connectors and tucked into their clips it is now time to put everything back together. Everything is reverse of the removal...
Forum: California 11-06-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By jkahng
found one from a local junk yard....

found one from a local junk yard....
Forum: California 10-30-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By jkahng
WTB: stock prefacelift coupe hood grills(kidneys)

my passenger side grill was loose and just fell off after an emergency stop on I5...

i can take just the passenger side or willing to buy the set.

local sale preferred.

i pm me email...
Forum: Miscellaneous 08-23-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By jkahng
interested. i'm local check your inbox

interested.
i'm local
check your inbox
Forum: Engine & Performance 08-17-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By jkahng
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=13721730946 fyi, this...

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=13721730946

fyi, this part can be bought on line for abt $20 NEW....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By jkahng
it looks like you need a new windshield washer...

it looks like you need a new windshield washer fluid reservoir (very easy only one 10mm bolt)
however, if you ran over a speed bump at any kind of destructive speed, the washer reservoir should be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By jkahng
When i did my icv / throttle body cleaning, I...

When i did my icv / throttle body cleaning, I didn't seat the lower intake boot properly and came loose.
I had codes galore and very bad idle / stalling...
Check your lower intake boot, might be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By jkahng
get yourself a valve cover gasket set that...

get yourself a valve cover gasket set that includes the spark plug grommets.

if you're doing the plugs, it's just a couple more steps...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,215
Posted By jkahng
Batteries will lose its capacity (amps) if you...

Batteries will lose its capacity (amps) if you let it drain fully... even new ones.

1. Make sure your battery terminal / cable is not loose.
2. Turn off A/C or heater, stereo or anything that...
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