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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,646
Posted By repoman89
Try changing the auto transmission fluid. I've...

Try changing the auto transmission fluid. I've got the same issue along with a bunch of other people with automatics and have been unable to fix. At least one of the people here with a manual swap...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,646
Posted By repoman89
325i Rough Idle

What's your idle like in neutral or park? Does it get better?


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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By repoman89
Annoying auto transmission issue

Hi all,

Once my auto transmission warms up, if I leave it in gear while stopped, my idle sticks at around 500 RPM. Seems to be a common problem without any fix really, aside from maybe changing...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-21-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 139,680
Posted By repoman89
I finally got around to turning this stupid light...

I finally got around to turning this stupid light off. I tried the easiest / cheapest solutions first --

1. Clearing the code with PASoft .. no dice, wouldn't clear
2. Large amount of CRC Contact...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-21-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By repoman89
Euro headers installed

Not sure about the S54 but there's a big topic on OBD USB diagnostics where folks with M54 engines install EU2 software .. Basically it's the software installed on cars sold in Europe without cats so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By repoman89
Weird problem? 04 E46 sedan

Look for "2800rpm stutter club" thread or something like that. DME update fixes that for a lot of people if it happens to be the same thing you're describing.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By repoman89
Tired motor or VANOS?

Mine started to get the same issue at around 110k miles. VANOS seals fixed it. Easily accelerates up a massive hill on the way to work in fifth now, before I had to shift to fourth.

Didn't expect...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 06-12-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By repoman89
bump.

bump.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By repoman89
24 Celcius is hot in Dublin? (Around 75F). ...

24 Celcius is hot in Dublin? (Around 75F).

Even in New England which is known to be a cold part of the US, I let my car sit in 90 degree (32C) direct sunlight on the rare day that it gets that...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 06-06-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By repoman89
FS: Peake Research R5-FCX3-16 Scan Tool

Hi all --

Selling my Peake BMW scan tool. I've only needed it once in 20k miles of owning the car, I'd rather sell it now because it's sitting around and buy another if I need it later. Regardless...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By repoman89
Torque converter time?

I had this behavior in fifth trying to accelerate lightly up hills. Had to downshift to fourth and get it to 3k+RPM to get it to move anywhere. After changing vanos seals and spark plugs I don't have...
Forum: Parting Out 05-06-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 148
E46 330 Zhp part out
Views: 11,154
Posted By repoman89
Electric fan? The one between the radiator and...

Electric fan? The one between the radiator and engine.

If so, how much shipped to 02143?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28,755
Views: 2,145,048
Posted By repoman89
Valve cover gasket, VANOS seals, and spark plugs....

Valve cover gasket, VANOS seals, and spark plugs. Plus, two cans of brake cleaner later, cleaned the three quarts of oil out of my engine bay that leaked over the winter due to the old VCG.

Old...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By repoman89
The "clunk" seems to be normal, although as far...

The "clunk" seems to be normal, although as far as I can tell its actually shifting from 3rd to 2nd when it happens. It annoys the hell out of me so I use the fake "manual" mode 100% of the time -...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 24,033
Posted By repoman89
Damn, just realized I'm part of this club today....

Damn, just realized I'm part of this club today. Throttle probably 60-80% going uphill in third/fourth and the engine hesitates a bit right at 2800 RPM. I don't believe O2 sensors have been done -...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By repoman89
Salt spray on car. How long can I leave it?

Hi all -

This is my first winter owning my E46. Here in Boston, salt is everywhere on the roads basically all winter long, so when it's wet or snowy out, salt spray gets all over the car and it...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 01-24-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By repoman89
I'm not sure about specific years, but hydraulic...

I'm not sure about specific years, but hydraulic tensioners were used across all models as far as I know. Your best bet is to check under the hood and see what you've got so you don't buy the wrong...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By repoman89
I had the same thing on my rear passenger side -...

I had the same thing on my rear passenger side - problem was the vapor barrier behind the door panel was not attached completely anymore.

Fix:

Pull off door panel and apply 3M Window-Weld where...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,876
Posted By repoman89
Go into work earlier and avoid traffic altogether

Go into work earlier and avoid traffic altogether
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By repoman89
Is the car just parked for the first 3-4 minutes...

Is the car just parked for the first 3-4 minutes or are you driving it? If it's just parked, try revving it for a sec to around 2.5k RPM and see if your P/S comes on.

Same thing happens to me...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 599
Posted By repoman89
The pump is 200-300, fluid another 10, new hose...

The pump is 200-300, fluid another 10, new hose clamps a couple bucks. Don't forget a new O-ring on the high pressure line if you have the LF20 or you'll leak fluid. I'm assuming you do have the LF20...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,171
Posted By repoman89
Same problem here. It's caused by low idle in my...

Same problem here. It's caused by low idle in my case - sometimes my idle is around 500-600RPM and it causes the car to vibrate. I just give it a little gas while stopped if it happens to be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,437
Posted By repoman89
That's what I've been getting lately on similar...

That's what I've been getting lately on similar trips (Boston to Philly and back a few times). One time the trip computer said 87mph average, other times I take back roads. I did the same trip over...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-03-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By repoman89
Ah gotcha. Don't know much about the retrofit....

Ah gotcha. Don't know much about the retrofit. Wonder if you could sell both of your pairs and cancel out a good chunk of the OEM xenon...



Yeah meant to mention something about AL vs ZKW....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-03-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,854
Posted By repoman89
The rest of this joke of a thread aside - that...

The rest of this joke of a thread aside - that engine sounds incredible. Nice work. Any pics of it?
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