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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,333
Posted By Alki
I completely agree. It seems the car I bought...

I completely agree. It seems the car I bought wasn't taken well care of, hence why I'm having to spend so much to get it going the way it needs to be.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,333
Posted By Alki
Bought my 2002 325i with 108k miles. I now have...

Bought my 2002 325i with 108k miles. I now have 120k miles. Yes, 12,000 miles. So far I've had to replace the oil pan gasket (HUGE repair ... major PITA), 2 valve cover gaskets, front rotors, front...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
*RESOLVED* Okay, I know I'm necro'ing my own...

*RESOLVED*

Okay, I know I'm necro'ing my own thread, and I apologize, but I wanted to give an update on my problem with oil consumption with my 02' 325i BMW.

Shortly after I made my final post...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
I am about an hour and a half south of Nashville....

I am about an hour and a half south of Nashville. Still having this issue, although I haven't been able to get the CCV done just yet.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
I'll get the CCV replaced with the cold weather...

I'll get the CCV replaced with the cold weather package too. All hoses, etc. included.

It will probably be a week before I can get it in to get it done (no time to work on it myself), but I will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
I'd also like to point out that I have no Check...

I'd also like to point out that I have no Check Engine Soon lights or anything coming up. I did have an Evap Sensor tripping the Check Engine Soon when I first bought the car, but it went away about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
This consumption issue started when I changed to...

This consumption issue started when I changed to the Castrol 0w30 European Blend (which does meet spec).

I checked the engine this weekend and there is no oil on the motor anywhere (Top and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
The oil is coming out of the tailpipe, it's not...

The oil is coming out of the tailpipe, it's not running down it. There's no leaks on the ground when the car isn't running. None at all. It's only when I start the car and let it idle do I see the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
I'm certain that the oil is coming out of the...

I'm certain that the oil is coming out of the exhaust.

I had the oil pan gasket replaced 2 weeks after I bought the car and I got under there to see it personally. 2 weeks later, I took it back...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
I will check more into it this weekend when I...

I will check more into it this weekend when I have time to look at it more thoroughly. Another BMW owner friend of mine said that he's not seeing any oil on the engine and thinks it's the CCV, but is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
I know it gets colder and I'll get used to it ......

I know it gets colder and I'll get used to it ... someday. LOL!

Anyways, I'll be sure to pull off the cover and take a peak at it this weekend. I'm not seeing ANY oil under the car though in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
I wouldn't think that a car with 115k miles would...

I wouldn't think that a car with 115k miles would have any type of blow-by issue. Then again, anything is possible. I wouldn't think that a CCV issue would have that kind of oil consumption...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
The vehicle has 115k miles on it and I see no oil...

The vehicle has 115k miles on it and I see no oil anywhere on the engine, but I will take an even closer look this weekend. The oil is seen on the ground, right below the tailpipe. I don't see any...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
Thanks for the quick reply, Mango. My OFHG has...

Thanks for the quick reply, Mango. My OFHG has absolutely no signs of oil anywhere near it. Motor is clean. The same can be said about my valve cover gasket.

I will check closer this weekend and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By Alki
Serious Oil Consumption Issue *RESOLVED 3/29/13*

Bought a 2002 325i about 4 months ago. I drive approximately 400 miles to and from work on a weekly basis. Around the 350 mile mark, my low oil light comes on and I have to add 2 quarts of oil. :( ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,565
Posted By Alki
This is exactly what I did to fix mine when disk...

This is exactly what I did to fix mine when disk 4 got stuck in the open position thus not allowing my changer cartridge to eject. Just rotate the big black gear in a counter clockwise rotation and...
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