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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By ventsyv
:drama: Pull the plugs out, see if they are...

:drama:

Pull the plugs out, see if they are wet.
By the way E46F is well known for flaming so ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By ventsyv
The expansion tank is very tricky. Mine was...

The expansion tank is very tricky. Mine was leaking at the bottom, where the coolant lines connect to the bottom of the tank. It would only leak when the system is under pressure, and it would be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By ventsyv
Well, the smell and the lack of coolant in the...

Well, the smell and the lack of coolant in the expansion tank seems to suggest a leak.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By ventsyv
Check for codes, check for leaks, pull the plugs...

Check for codes, check for leaks, pull the plugs and look for oil, post what you find so we can help you better.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,123
Posted By ventsyv
So residue on both the driver and passenger side?...

So residue on both the driver and passenger side? How about the fan shroud?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,123
Posted By ventsyv
The coolant expansion tank cracks slightly where...

The coolant expansion tank cracks slightly where it hooks up to the hoses at the bottom. It won't leak unless the car is running and even then it's very hard to notice. Check the bottom of the splash...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By ventsyv
Sounds like battery problem to me. Is it the...

Sounds like battery problem to me. Is it the original one? They start acting up once the weather gets cold.
At 85k your water pump is probably about to die and it might be leaking. Or the expansion...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By ventsyv
I don't think it's the head gasket. BMWs tend to...

I don't think it's the head gasket. BMWs tend to overheat fast but just sitting for 10 minutes in the driveway is not that much.
1. Are there any signs of leaks ? Look on the inside of splash guard...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By ventsyv
Me too. But no clicking or anything at all. It...

Me too. But no clicking or anything at all. It just won't work.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,991
Posted By ventsyv
BMW CCA driving performance school academy, or...

BMW CCA driving performance school academy, or whatever it's called is what you need. She'll learn how to drive and no need to mess with the car. Put in a bluetooth module and get her an Ipone 5 - it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,327
Posted By ventsyv
How often do you need them? They'll knock down a...

How often do you need them? They'll knock down a couple of mpg from your fuel economy, over, let's say 60k miles, the difference between 20mpg and 22mg will cost you maybe $1000 or so. Is that worth...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,685
Posted By ventsyv
I've gotten down to -----. A few times went down...

I've gotten down to -----. A few times went down to 0. I know I should not be doing it, but sometimes it happens. I have a fresh fuel filter, (has about 40K miles ago), so hopefully that will help...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,742
Posted By ventsyv
Why do you increase the price and include free...

Why do you increase the price and include free shipping? Just charge regular price and add shipping on the top of it. I've gotten orders from you before - both shipped and local pick up and that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,742
Posted By ventsyv
getBMWParts price increase?

I was checking out some parts on getBMWParts.com and I noticed that the E46Fanatics special on oil change kit has a price of $76. It says that it includes free ground shipping, but when I added it to...
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 10-12-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 20,419
Posted By ventsyv
Fluids, filters and other wearable items (spark...

Fluids, filters and other wearable items (spark plugs, belts etc) I replace as preventive maintenance. Also parts that are well know to fail - water pump, etc if I'm already working in the general...
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-11-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,131
Posted By ventsyv
There are no real risks - the crime guys just...

There are no real risks - the crime guys just have some police officers on payroll who handles the paperwork and everything is "legit".
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-11-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,131
Posted By ventsyv
No, that's wrong. What you do is to steal a car,...

No, that's wrong. What you do is to steal a car, then buy a wrecked one that's the same model and switch the paperwork.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By ventsyv
Has it happened more then once? I had the light...

Has it happened more then once? I had the light come on once when it was very cold outside but it went away after 1 minute and the car was fine. If it has happened more then once, first thing to do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By ventsyv
Anyone know what could be causing these codes?...

Anyone know what could be causing these codes? First thing that comes to mind is dirty trans fluid, but I only have about 65K on this fluid...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By ventsyv
The shop called me today - they say it's...

The shop called me today - they say it's mechanical failure in the transmission and I should take it to the dealer, as they don't deal with transmissions. They also said that chances are I might have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By ventsyv
I did take it back. They said they'll scan the...

I did take it back. They said they'll scan the codes and give me a call back. I doubt they messed up - the starter has nothing to do with the transmission - unless they forgot to connect a sensor or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,228
Posted By ventsyv
Go to bimmerfest.com and talk to jcourcoul. He...

Go to bimmerfest.com and talk to jcourcoul. He has had the same problem - his BMW dealer took the whole car apart and wasn't able to find out what's wrong. I don't know if he had it fixed. A few...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,814
Posted By ventsyv
BavAuto are OK, tend to be a bit expensive on...

BavAuto are OK, tend to be a bit expensive on some items. I just ordered a starter from them - it shipped directly from the part supplier - and I got the wrong thing. BavAuto's customer service was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By ventsyv
No codes, car was perfectly fine. I drove it...

No codes, car was perfectly fine. I drove it around the block to make sure the computer didn't get confused by me taking out the battery ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By ventsyv
Get it waxed and detailed. That should be about...

Get it waxed and detailed. That should be about $150 or so. Paint the calipers. Get an air fresher - Black Ice is the best in my opinion.
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