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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By DRE97
Thanks, will check it out tomorrow.

Thanks, will check it out tomorrow.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By DRE97
How do I determine which type of sensor to get,...

How do I determine which type of sensor to get, Standard 4-wire or Wideband 5-6 wire?
Car is a 2004 330 CIc
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By DRE97
Where is the best cost effective place to...

Where is the best cost effective place to purchase Pre-cat Oxygen Sensors?
Is one type better than another?
My oxygen sensors have 118K on them and will need to be replaced.
Prices appear to range...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-25-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,484
Posted By DRE97
Appreciate everyone input regarding which FCAB to...

Appreciate everyone input regarding which FCAB to purchase but upon further investigation it appears the FCABs are fine. They appear tight with no tears.
Believe the steering wheel shudder/shake...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By DRE97
Have the same issue. Keep smelling transmission...

Have the same issue. Keep smelling transmission fluid in the cabin.
Had to have the transmission pan replaced when it was hit buy something in the road. Have repeatedly check for leaks and found...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-19-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,484
Posted By DRE97
Have not started the FCAB replacement yet. Too...

Have not started the FCAB replacement yet. Too many distractions!
How would I check the brakes for warped or uneven wear on the rotors?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-17-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,484
Posted By DRE97
Time to Replace Control arm Bushings

May be time to replace front control arm bushing in 04 330Cic. Getting steering wheel shudder/shaking when braking.
Thinking about using Meyle HD's, any recommendations?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By DRE97
ZF original equipment, wow! Didn't expect that....

ZF original equipment, wow! Didn't expect that. At any rate the system has been flushed and filled with nice clean Dexron III.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,989
Posted By DRE97
If you want a car that "loses" oil buy an Audi....

If you want a car that "loses" oil buy an Audi. Their 2.0 engine is an oil consumer like you cannot believe.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By DRE97
Did the Power Steering Flush today. Easy little...

Did the Power Steering Flush today. Easy little project. :clap:
Did not replace the reservoir. Notice it was a ZF reservoir so the pervious owner must have change it at some time. Did flush two...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By DRE97
Interesting about the screen filter. Did not know...

Interesting about the screen filter. Did not know it was just a metal screen.
Not getting leakage from the hoses but the gasket should be replaced. realize $20 bucks is not a big deal, but why...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By DRE97
That's the plan. Replace the reservoir and flush...

That's the plan. Replace the reservoir and flush with new fluid.
Just wanted to be sure one quart of ATF would be enough. :thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By DRE97
Thanks, will pick up one quart.

Thanks, will pick up one quart.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By DRE97
Thanks for the responses. Question, when doing...

Thanks for the responses.
Question, when doing the PS system flush how many quarts of ATF should we have on hand. 1 quart or 2 quarts?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By DRE97
Power Steering Flush

Plan on doing a power steering flush on our 04 330Cic with 115,000 miles.
Should we replace the power steering reservoir or just flush out the oil fluid.
We know there is a filter inside the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By DRE97
Toptier gas is all we use. Mobil premium! We...

Toptier gas is all we use. Mobil premium!
We agree with most of the posters here, the fuel system service is all baloney.
Only he dealer gets a cost benefit by performing it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By DRE97
Not concerned about clogged fuel injectors right...

Not concerned about clogged fuel injectors right now.
Am concerned that should we do a fuel system treatment we will cause a problem. Another words is there a cost benefit treatment vs no treatment?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By DRE97
The fuel filter was last changed at 93000 miles. ...

The fuel filter was last changed at 93000 miles.
Can adding a fuel system treatment possibly cause problems?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By DRE97
EFI Fuel System Cleaning?

My dealer just recommended that we have the EFI fuel system cleaned at a cost of $309.20+tax. Our 04 330Cic has 116,000 miles, runs perfect. We usually do all our maintenance items ourselves except...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By DRE97
Power Steering Flush

Dealer has suggested a power steering flush for my 04 330Cic with 117K on clock.
Plan to replace the fluid reservoir. Any recommendations? Meyle, BMW etc?
Noticed prices of replacement reservoirs...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By DRE97
Got our 04 330Cic BMW back today all fixed. ...

Got our 04 330Cic BMW back today all fixed.
New transmission pan, filter, gasket, bolts, ATF Fluids, tunnel insulation, muffler, muffed support, main reinforcing plate, connecting plate, control...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By DRE97
Unbelievable, the insurance adjustor actually...

Unbelievable, the insurance adjustor actually found more damage.
Cost of repair is now over $1800.
Additional damage found to front cross member, muffler and heat shield.
What is interesting is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By DRE97
Thanks for all the responses. First we agree...

Thanks for all the responses.
First we agree the truck should be paying for all this. The problem is we did not get the license plates number of the truck.
We were about to get it towed home but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By DRE97
Near Catastrophy Today

Was driving down local road when a truck dropped a trailer hitch in front of me.
Not the ball receiver, but the end that should be attached to the trailer. This huge piece of steel went right under...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-19-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,340
Posted By DRE97
Total Cost; four Pirelli P7 tires, mounted,...

Total Cost; four Pirelli P7 tires, mounted, balanced, valve stems, old tire disposal, alignment and sales tax $606.20
I thought this was a good price but have not really checked around much.
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