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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By venzon
I believe the OP has a manual tranny thus no pan...

I believe the OP has a manual tranny thus no pan to drop. Get a pump, close the drain plug, then fill it up with fluid. Then drain and hope the nozzle will come out. If it doesn't come out, I really...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By venzon
Use a pair of plier to loosen and use a flat...

Use a pair of plier to loosen and use a flat screw driver to tighten. Better yet, just replace them with standard clamps.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By venzon
No. Close the fill plug just tighten by hand so...

No. Close the fill plug just tighten by hand so you can open it quick later. Warm up the tranny by running the engine shifting thru all gears PRND pausing for about 3 seconds between gears. I do this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By venzon
OP, when I change ATF it takes about 6.9 qrts...

OP, when I change ATF it takes about 6.9 qrts with filter changed. Begin with cold transmission, start the engine then shift through gears PRND pausing for about 2 seconds between each gears. Do this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By venzon
Check out the vacuum hoses connected to the...

Check out the vacuum hoses connected to the secondary air pump or better yet replace them as I'm sure they are very brittle by now.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By venzon
You can still try this if you want. Based on your...

You can still try this if you want. Based on your description and running low on fuel before filling up, it is likely your fuel pump is failing or has failed. I will be flamed or laughed at but here...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By venzon
Car will not stay running

I searched and can't find exact symptoms. 2004 330i zhp, the engine was warm. Car started but will not stay running if I let go of the gas or even press the gas. The engine will not rev when I press...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,180
Posted By venzon
OP, may know her stuff but obviously didnít do a...

OP, may know her stuff but obviously didnít do a research before buying this car. Common major issue is loosing reverse (aka NOREVERSE). At 200k miles if it hasnít happened yet, will eventually...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,204
Posted By venzon
OP, I use "Valvoline QT-ATF Max Life VV324" for...

OP, I use "Valvoline QT-ATF Max Life VV324" for my daughter's '00 328i. Same tranny as yours.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By venzon
Replaced mine with Wahler brand from Autohauz.

Replaced mine with Wahler brand from Autohauz.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By venzon
The OP is asking about Peake SRS tool and not the...

The OP is asking about Peake SRS tool and not the regualar fault code reader.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By venzon
His user name is danewilson77. PM him, 'am sure...

His user name is danewilson77. PM him, 'am sure he'll lend you the tool.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By venzon
Dane Wilson @ E46 bimmerforum.com has one that he...

Dane Wilson @ E46 bimmerforum.com has one that he lends to everyone. Post your question on that site.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,917
Posted By venzon
I would check the temperature sensor at the lower...

I would check the temperature sensor at the lower radiator hose. I may be wrong but I believed this is the switch for the aux fan. Not sure how to test but cheap part to replace.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,654
Posted By venzon
IMO, the OP got a fair deal considering he will...

IMO, the OP got a fair deal considering he will come back after 2 weeks to see if all the oil leaks had been fixed. He was told there maybe some other leaks coming from the lower engine. If it turns...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By venzon
Welcome, my daughter have the same car.

Welcome, my daughter have the same car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By venzon
Like what others said, the hose is for the check...

Like what others said, the hose is for the check valve for the secondary air pump. Replace it before you start the engine and you will be good.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By venzon
T-stat comes with gasket.

T-stat comes with gasket.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By venzon
+1. I've replaced oil pan gasket (PITA) just to...

+1. I've replaced oil pan gasket (PITA) just to find out later the leak was coming from the oil filter housing gasket. :banghead:
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By venzon
Sounds like a typical fuel pump failing.

Sounds like a typical fuel pump failing.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By venzon
I used to give the part's guy $100 every...

I used to give the part's guy $100 every Christmas. Last year I gave him $50 due to poor economy. Will give him $50 this year. He always give me discount and good referrals such as people who does...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By venzon
11-42-1-719-855 Oil Filter Housing Gasket, Oil...

11-42-1-719-855 Oil Filter Housing Gasket, Oil Filter Housing To Engine Block
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,544
Posted By venzon
Mine does the same thing when it's really cold...

Mine does the same thing when it's really cold outside.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,292
Posted By venzon
There's no break in period for the fan. Are you...

There's no break in period for the fan. Are you sure it's the clutch fan you are hearing? Sounds like the pusher fan (in front of the car) to me. Try running the engine without the clutch fan just to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-31-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,605
Posted By venzon
OP, this is the ramp I use. I can tell you that...

OP, this is the ramp I use. I can tell you that there will be a little bit of oil left if the car is not level when you drain it, but I'm sure it really will not make a difference....
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