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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By lmr2wil
That's crazy. I'm surprised some of the airbags...

That's crazy. I'm surprised some of the airbags didn't blow! I realize that they should not have, but lots of folks here have had them go when going over large potholes (with wheels living to see...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By lmr2wil
Pull the vent from the car (easy) and verify that...

Pull the vent from the car (easy) and verify that the actuator arm moves smoothly. If it does, then as others have said, look to the cable. If not, your problem is in your hand :)

Luke
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By lmr2wil
People have posted about bending back the air...

People have posted about bending back the air ducting (likely breaking it in the process) to get at them. That said, removing the bumper is easy! See this DIY -...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By lmr2wil
Do it right - remove the front bumper, remove the...

Do it right - remove the front bumper, remove the front radiator air ducting, then the locks drop right out by pulling the three torx screws on each.

Luke
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By lmr2wil
How long do you hear the sound after you power...

How long do you hear the sound after you power the car on? I assume you've read this - http://www.beisansystems.com/misc/SEIMENS_MS_420_ENGINE_CONTROL_SYSTEM.pdf - page 46 in particular. If you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By lmr2wil
This is false. Although the tabs are built into...

This is false. Although the tabs are built into the headlight (so the headlight matters), screw-in vs clip-in is based solely on production date for both halogen...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By lmr2wil
If they spring back when you move them by hand, I...

If they spring back when you move them by hand, I would think that you have a problem with one of the bowden cables. There are three of them (#6, #7, and #8 in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By lmr2wil
Is this a picture of the actual lock? Or is the...

Is this a picture of the actual lock? Or is the actual lock rusted? I had this problem on my car - it turned out to be that the inside of the locks were corroded pretty badly. Also the center...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-22-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By lmr2wil
Search! Most of these are covered in depth on...

Search! Most of these are covered in depth on this site... but,

If it were my car, I would keep the stereo.

You can't seal the pan without a new gasket - period. Clean the underside of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By lmr2wil
I drive the car up on two 2X10 scraps (one per...

I drive the car up on two 2X10 scraps (one per rear tire) this gives more than enough clearance for the jack, it's practically free, and most importantly it's safe.

Luke
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By lmr2wil
We probably need more information... are the...

We probably need more information... are the lights from Amazon OE or aftermarket? Also, is one light flickering and the other completely out?

Luke
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By lmr2wil
+1. Even more to the point, if you aren't...

+1. Even more to the point, if you aren't breaking any laws, getting pulled over would be annoying but a nonevent. If you are breaking laws, then that also would draw attention to you regardless of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By lmr2wil
If fluid isn't circulating at all, the pump shaft...

If fluid isn't circulating at all, the pump shaft has likely sheared. I would pull the belt and see if there is play in the pulley. I would diagnose your problem before buying and replacing the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By lmr2wil
I removed my clear bra with plastic scrappers...

I removed my clear bra with plastic scrappers (some use of a heat gun) and patience... interestingly the heat gun often made things worse. When I removed it, it was about 40 degrees F outside (most...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By lmr2wil
You should scan the car for codes. I doubt you...

You should scan the car for codes. I doubt you have managed to swap plugs between sensors; but if you have, the DME should get mad about it. Even if you haven't, there are likely codes stored which...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By lmr2wil
Did you get the hood open? Also, did you ever...

Did you get the hood open? Also, did you ever pull the air ducting to the radiator? This is needed to actually gain access to the latches.

Luke
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-04-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By lmr2wil
+1 No. Aside from the fact that I personally...

+1 No. Aside from the fact that I personally thing that it looks tacky (which is moot since it's your car). This is an especially bad idea on a halogen headlight (or single xenon for that matter)...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-03-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By lmr2wil
You need to get the air out of the master...

You need to get the air out of the master cylinder before you can make any pressure to bleed the system. You should google bench bleeding and gravity bleeding - both may help. However, you also may...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-03-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By lmr2wil
Did the master cylinder run dry with all the...

Did the master cylinder run dry with all the calipers off the car? If so, you may need to bench bleed the master before you can bleed the rest. Unfortunately, you also have the ABS pumps to contend...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By lmr2wil
I'm confused; isn't the female end of the...

I'm confused; isn't the female end of the connector part of the sensor - http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-M3-S54_3.2L/ES2683479/ ? If so, why not splice the old connector on or replace the sensor...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By lmr2wil
Are you pushing the button forward or are you...

Are you pushing the button forward or are you pressing straight up?
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 04-01-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By lmr2wil
It's probably best to ask the mod's to move this...

It's probably best to ask the mod's to move this to the lighting forum. You'll be much more likely to get an answer there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 535
Posted By lmr2wil
Next to the SES is the coolant and washer fluid...

Next to the SES is the coolant and washer fluid lights - these need to be topped up. More importantly, you should figure out why it's low on coolant. The ABS and airbag lights will need something...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,725
Posted By lmr2wil
I believe that chain is a service tool for...

I believe that chain is a service tool for removing the left front grille per the TIS!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By lmr2wil
Nice. You should post a photo of them installed...

Nice. You should post a photo of them installed on the door!
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