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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,733
Posted By akita328
Thanks! I need to replace the brakes/rotors, so...

Thanks! I need to replace the brakes/rotors, so I'll get this done at the same time.

hopefully this clutch bleeding will help...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-06-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By akita328
Thank you all for all your inputs! this forum is...

Thank you all for all your inputs! this forum is the best. I'll buy the parts and try replacing them myself soon :)
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-06-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By akita328
ok thanks! I'll start getting the parts.

ok thanks! I'll start getting the parts.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-06-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By akita328
so here's the usual question: I know for...

so here's the usual question:

I know for pads and rotors I want to get the Genuine BMW parts. I'm a casual city driver, so OE part will suffice (don't need high-performance, but didn't like...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-05-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By akita328
actually, I just looked at the Madrussian DIY and...

actually, I just looked at the Madrussian DIY and it looks messy, but do-able.. hmm... may be I'll try it...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-05-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By akita328
is replacing front rotors easy too? i've got a...

is replacing front rotors easy too? i've got a really good jack and jack stands when I replaced my rear shocks. my difficulty usually isn't in the mechanics but the physical strength it sometimes...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-05-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By akita328
ha ha :-) no. I love my car and so far is...

ha ha :-) no. I love my car and so far is working well. I'll keep driving it until it stops moving (well, hoping it will last another 5 years so my son will have a chance to TRY a manual trannie...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-05-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By akita328
do I need to replace the bushing kits? if they...

do I need to replace the bushing kits? if they aren't critical to be genuine BMW parts, i'll let hte mechanic supply OEM/aftermarket parts... same with brake fluid... I'll have to check when it...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-05-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By akita328
Replacing brakes, what do I need?

I was advised that I'm getting low on my front pads (15% left). mechanic recommended that I replace both pads and rotors. given that when I replaced it last time the old mechanic put in an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,733
Posted By akita328
I have 168K on my 2000 328i on hilly city, and...

I have 168K on my 2000 328i on hilly city, and still on original. no slipping. But I'm afraid either my clutch hydraulics (or whatever) needs adjustment or replacement. it doesn't slip, but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By akita328
Can bad tire set cause DSC fault?

Hi all,

about 2 years ago (or so.. can't remember), my DSC lamp started to stay on after driving for a while.. it would stay on for few on/off cycles, and then stay off for a bit, and then turn...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,426
Posted By akita328
It's late October, and still no parts. I...

It's late October, and still no parts. I contacted BMWNA, and they said the same thing.. no parts. And then I read this.. this defect is killing people. Can we get dealers to just deactivate the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By akita328
Once my DSC light goes on, it stays on regardless...

Once my DSC light goes on, it stays on regardless of speed/cruise condition. and occasionally I can go for a 15min drive without it triggering, while sometimes it's on when I just turn the ignition...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By akita328
My brake lights are OFF. only the DSC light are...

My brake lights are OFF. only the DSC light are on yellow. and only turns on once every few drives.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By akita328
Wow. that's a lot of sensors! I'll have to look...

Wow. that's a lot of sensors! I'll have to look at what each of them are.

is this ths scanner you bought?
http://www.resettools.com/bmw_scanner_1.4.0
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,314
Posted By akita328
Cool. Thanks!

Cool. Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By akita328
Hmm.. ok. but I guess I'll have do this soon. I...

Hmm.. ok. but I guess I'll have do this soon. I hate testing it, since I tend to forget to hit the clutch and stall the car when I brake hard :facepalm: (too busy getting the car above 35mph,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,314
Posted By akita328
Is this my front jack point? 2000 328i

Yes.. yet another "find that jack point" post. sorry...

I've searched all over for the jack points to lift the front of my 2000 328i... and haven't found a post with photo of the underside that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By akita328
is the steering angle sensor different from the...

is the steering angle sensor different from the "DSC" sensor?

are the sensors used in DSC in our cars affect ABS performance? Reason why I'm asking, after reading the thread of DSC/ABS/Brake...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By akita328
DSC light on and Peake reader

Hi,

My DSC light has been lighting up on and off.. meaning, sometimes when I drive, the DSC light turns itself on and stays on but goes off after I turn the engine off. and sometimes with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By akita328
I had my car with orange oil lamp going on after...

I had my car with orange oil lamp going on after driving, usually when going steep uphill.. checked the oil as stated on the manual (after 5min of engine off) and it was ok.

until I redid the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,916
Posted By akita328
You're lucky it's mice... Our neighbor used to...

You're lucky it's mice... Our neighbor used to park their cars outside on their driveway (garage filled with "stuff"). then one winter first their Jeep, and then the Infiniti got the wires chewed...
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 04-28-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,870
Posted By akita328
Favorite dog breed (wishing I had one) and my...

Favorite dog breed (wishing I had one) and my favorite car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By akita328
I ended up getting the Genuine part.. and it fit...

I ended up getting the Genuine part.. and it fit easily and perfectly. The bracket the window is supposed to screw on was even aligned to the open slot so I didn't have to even move it in position...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By akita328
snare drum rattles and other things...

Hi All,

seems like my trusty 2000 328i is in the "need maintenance" phase at 154k miles. It's been trouble free mostly all these years so can't complain. There are few things that have been...
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