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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Xeek
Well just an update. I got the power steering...

Well just an update. I got the power steering pump all hooked up, new pulley, hosess I tighted down more (must not have had them tight enough), new resevoir, and the resvoir hose to pump is new....
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,717
Posted By Xeek
Funny they didn't even mention this to me when I...

Funny they didn't even mention this to me when I had my car at the dealership for a simple tire rotation and oil change on Saturday. I guess they don't pay attention to much on Saturday's anyway -...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 638
Posted By Xeek
Well you could always check the simple...

Well you could always check the simple maintenance things people often forget about... Make sure all your tires are balanced, good, and your alignment is good.
I had shakiness in the steering wheel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Xeek
Lightbulb I found this picture. Apparently it's suppose to...

I found this picture. Apparently it's suppose to have a thread gap (it does not sit flush on the new pump and it's normal.

Unfortunately I damage the o-ring tighten it too much, but I have more of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Xeek
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=323176

There's a foot note in that DIY that leads me to believe this bolt on the pressure return line does not actually go in all the way and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Xeek
Power steering pump return line.

I'm replacing my power steering pump and there is one power steering hose that goes to the side of he pump which is I think the expensive one that does not go to the reservoir.

It's got a lip and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Xeek
Lightbulb Yeah sorry.... It didn't come to mind because we...

Yeah sorry.... It didn't come to mind because we just don't have a good BMW indie shop here in my area.



Now I think the oil here (at least the kind I use) is a couple dollars more than what...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Xeek
Thumbs Up What a wonderful month for my cars

So the story starts, I'm in the ER and being admitted to the hospital for low Sodium and Potassium. It was a few days stay while they got me back up to normal, on return to my apartment I can tell my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,043
Posted By Xeek
I replaced this on my car a year ago on my E46....

I replaced this on my car a year ago on my E46. It was a very simple quick and easy job. The Cowl though may not fit perfectly but eventually it'll settle onto the car. The only extra tool I needed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 33,400
Posted By Xeek
I have the same problem with my YAW (speed)...

I have the same problem with my YAW (speed) Sensor... but there are never any error codes using my BMW specific code scanner. I can only assume that these particular codes are a part of the DSC / ABS...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Xeek
Thanks I'll take a look when I get some time to...

Thanks I'll take a look when I get some time to take apart the inside of the door.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Xeek
Angry Door hard to open, adjustment screw is not working.

Well there are threads on the topic, but none of them seem to match my problem exactly. My door opens fine from the inside (driver side) but I have to yank the handle quickly to open it from the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By Xeek
I did the same, 3M adhesive spray made for...

I did the same, 3M adhesive spray made for interior automotive fabric like this. Mine looks perfect. You need to remove the cover to do it and read the instructions and do it right. It won't look...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Xeek
I just use the bavauto scanner/reset tool. To get...

I just use the bavauto scanner/reset tool. To get specific BMW codes for your car I believe it's only under the hood. I think mine is that way. The OBDC II hookup under my dash is only for generic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,179
Posted By Xeek
Hope she has enough insurance to cover the damage...

Hope she has enough insurance to cover the damage to all those vehicles. If she doesn't someone will have to go after her in court. If she even has the money.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By Xeek
Have you done the math? The cost of gas, hotel,...

Have you done the math? The cost of gas, hotel, and food for that many days? Suppose you get 25 miles to a gallon (with a safe over estimation of $4.00 USD per gallon), you will use approximately...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Xeek
Manhandled may not be the right word to use. I've...

Manhandled may not be the right word to use. I've turned my steering with the car off before, it's difficult because the power steering isn't working at that point, but not manhandling. I don't see...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By Xeek
When I had my sunroof completely rebuilt it cost...

When I had my sunroof completely rebuilt it cost close to $4,000. Fortunately my car was under warranty from the dealership. I don't see why closing it would be hard to do any of what you suggested...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Xeek
Mine stays that clean on the alloy parts. It's...

Mine stays that clean on the alloy parts. It's the darker black parts under my hood that look dirty usually. Except for when my VCG was leaking. Doesn't look abnormally clean to me :-)
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,962
Posted By Xeek
Getting all black grills will look sportier. When...

Getting all black grills will look sportier. When it's chrome or matches the car's color the grill looks much smaller and a lot less agressive.
Don't replace just one, in some cases you can only buy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Xeek
Is it an automatic? Did you check the power...

Is it an automatic? Did you check the power steering fluid? (The cap usually says ATF even though it's for power steering, because it's ATF fluid).
My fluid was a little low a while back and I had a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,838
Posted By Xeek
I looked under...

I looked under http://realoem.com/bmw/partgrp.do?model=BM53&mospid=47712&hg=11&fg=18
but that is for my 2000 328ci. You looked under "Engine" => "Belt Drive"?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By Xeek
Also if you have spilt any coolant under the hood...

Also if you have spilt any coolant under the hood that you didn't realize before - it will steam away for a short time.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By Xeek
To be more direct to the problem, sounds like he...

To be more direct to the problem, sounds like he didn't get any coolant in the block heater. That's usually of course because of bleeding improperly. I would imagine he may have forgot the setting on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Xeek
Investing in a Peak code reader would be very...

Investing in a Peak code reader would be very beneficial and it will also reset your oil / service indicator a little easier.
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