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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Table3
Well, folks, I figured out what the problem is. ...

Well, folks, I figured out what the problem is. The wire that snakes through the regulator has frayed along the portion that pivots around the motor. This has caused it to take on a spiral-like...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Table3
Thanks, MEC. I'll check for that.

Thanks, MEC. I'll check for that.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Table3
What sort of lube? White lithium grease?

What sort of lube? White lithium grease?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Table3
Question Window regulator was grinding; replaced clips; still grinding. Thoughts?

Recently, I performed everyone's favorite zip-tie fix on the front passenger window regulator after the clips broke loose and the window slid into the doorframe. It worked for a bit, sort of, but...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-23-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By Table3
Thanks for the response. Did it come with the...

Thanks for the response. Did it come with the 1/8" foam backing?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-23-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By Table3
Bump. Same question here.

Bump. Same question here.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 60,836
Posted By Table3
I'm also curious. I'm not following the...

I'm also curious. I'm not following the reasoning.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 60,836
Posted By Table3
Good advice, thanks. The replacement spring in...

Good advice, thanks. The replacement spring in my kit was actually longer than the original, making it even harder to apply the proper tension. I used the original.

I've gotta say, as satisfying...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Table3
BMW issued a new OEM FSU when many people started...

BMW issued a new OEM FSU when many people started having problems with the original OEM FSU. The redesigned one has more prongs on the heat sink (i.e., it's a better heat sink). I'm not sure if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Table3
Question Replaced key fob battery; only lock button works.

Like the title says, I replaced the battery in one of my key fobs. When I hit the lock button, the car will lock. If it's already locked, the cabin lights will turn on.

The remote unlock and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Table3
That is truly impressive. If it turns out to be...

That is truly impressive. If it turns out to be the FSR (aka FSU), be sure to get the redesigned OEM replacement made by Behr.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By Table3
I'm afraid I can't speak specifically to your...

I'm afraid I can't speak specifically to your problems, but I wanted to chime in on a couple of points.

Regarding the battery, it's possible that you have a parasitic drain. It may or may not be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 60,836
Posted By Table3
Just wanted to say thanks to everyone who...

Just wanted to say thanks to everyone who contributed to this thread. I did this fix today. Here's the kit I ordered:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Table3
I'm not an expert, but this might be due to the...

I'm not an expert, but this might be due to the fact that it takes more work to raise the window (against gravity) than to lower it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Table3
So, wait, given the symptoms described above, do...

So, wait, given the symptoms described above, do I just need a new regulator, or do I also need a new motor?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By Table3
I had a similar problem about two weeks ago. The...

I had a similar problem about two weeks ago. The culprit turned out to be failing intake camshaft sensors. I'd recommend taking it to a shop and having them scan it.

For reference, it was on my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Table3
Question Question about window regulator failure

My front passenger side window regulator has failed. It had been on it's way out for a while (grinding/clicking noise, slow window movement). Now it's totally kaput. The mechanism can no longer...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 906
Posted By Table3
Thanks! Always really helpful to hear from...

Thanks! Always really helpful to hear from actual mechanics.
Forum: Exterior 04-29-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By Table3
WTB: roof rack for sedan

Doesn't have to be OEM.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Table3
One thing that was a pain about my old multimeter...

One thing that was a pain about my old multimeter was that when reading anything higher than 0.2 amps, you had to let it cool down for 15 minutes between readings. How much would I have to spend on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Table3
A parasitic draw.

A parasitic draw.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Table3
Recommend me a sub-$30 digital multimeter available on Amazon

I've got an Amazon gift card, and I need a new multimeter. It needs to be able to handle ~2.5 amps. I don't want to spend more than $30 (not counting shipping and handling).

I used to have this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 906
Posted By Table3
Thanks. Did you end up fixing it yourself?

Thanks. Did you end up fixing it yourself?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 906
Posted By Table3
Thanks. Found a rudimentary DIY here...

Thanks. Found a rudimentary DIY here (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5838776&postcount=9).
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 906
Posted By Table3
That's actually one of the things that has me...

That's actually one of the things that has me confused, because, according to this Bimmerfest wiki...
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