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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By stewey
SenorD, did you solve this problem? What was the...

SenorD, did you solve this problem? What was the outcome? Thanks
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-27-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 210,981
Posted By stewey
Hi prabh711, I just replaced the OEM bushings...

Hi prabh711, I just replaced the OEM bushings yesterday with the Meyle HD bushings (from bimmerworld.com). I only did the bushings (not the control arms). They are a direct replacement and the ride...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By stewey
Thanks Doug. I just installed the new control box...

Thanks Doug. I just installed the new control box fan. Wasn't too hard, just a bit awkward working down by the pedals. The old fan had some extra wiggle (in/out, not side to side). Hopefully that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 36,448
Posted By stewey
another thanks for the diy. instructions were...

another thanks for the diy. instructions were perfect!
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By stewey
Update: I pulled the battery over night. Just...

Update: I pulled the battery over night. Just reattached it and cinched the neg. down tight. I was also able to give the positive terminal maybe a 1/4 turn without too much effort. I wouldn't say it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By stewey
Found someone else with a very similar problem on...

Found someone else with a very similar problem on a 540iA over on bimmerfest:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=323957&highlight=

Unfortunately he had to replace the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By stewey
Hi Dmax, thanks for all the suggestions! Replies...

Hi Dmax, thanks for all the suggestions! Replies are below...



The car has 89k KMs (~53k miles). I've only had it since January. Aside from the front brakes, the only other thing I've done is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By stewey
I thought that as well, but it's only a year old...

I thought that as well, but it's only a year old and passes a diagnostic test (exp800):

Voltage: 12.73
Measured: 859 CCA
Rated: 650 CCA
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By stewey
Help! Gremlins!

My 2002 325i started acting out yesterday. When I was driving home the dash beeped and a bunch of warning lights came on. I got the cog (transmission warning), traction control, (!), eml, etc. Then...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-09-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 20,427
Posted By stewey
Hey, this is an old thread! If you are...

Hey, this is an old thread!

If you are going to have a separate amp/sub setup, then you should probably just throw out the hk sub. The hk sub is setup to play low-frequencies only so you don't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2006, 10:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,388
Posted By stewey
Because there are different rules for the track....

Because there are different rules for the track. On the track you can get away with spoilers and graphics that would look ridiculous on the street. Having said that, that car was borderline rice even...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2006, 01:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,388
Posted By stewey
Your m-trizzle is hot. Nice blacked out window...

Your m-trizzle is hot. Nice blacked out window trim. Goes nice with the tint... and blue is really growing on me. I'd like to see it with some BBS LMs though :thumbsup: But, I'd like to see every...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2006, 01:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,388
Posted By stewey
hells yes.

hells yes.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2006, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By stewey
Yes, I was driving around because when the rpm's...

Yes, I was driving around because when the rpm's return to idle, I usually see the problem - it dips too low and threatens to stall. It was pretty solid without the MAF, but the problem is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By stewey
Ok. I'll try driving around for longer. BTW, the...

Ok. I'll try driving around for longer. BTW, the CEL bulb is ok.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2006, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 633
Posted By stewey
Thanks for all the advice guys. I'm following up...

Thanks for all the advice guys. I'm following up on as many of these as I can.

I checked for vacuum leaks with some carb cleaner and checked all the intake boots for tears/rot. I couldn't find any...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By stewey
Should CEL come on when MAF is disconnected?

I am trying to troubleshoot an idle problem here:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=387771

...and tried disconnecting my MAF. I drove around for about 5 minutes, but I didn't get a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 633
Posted By stewey
Ok, good to know. The coils are fairly costly to...

Ok, good to know. The coils are fairly costly to replace on a hunch. Is there any way to test them? Is it possible to replace the boots/connectors separately?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 633
Posted By stewey
What did you say/do to get them to replace the...

What did you say/do to get them to replace the VANOS? My dealer won't lift a finger on this issue. They won't acknowledge a problem.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2006, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 633
Posted By stewey
Mine was built in the latter half of 02. August I...

Mine was built in the latter half of 02. August I think. Do you know anything more specific about these two issues?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2006, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 633
Posted By stewey
Just replaced the plugs. Unfortunately the...

Just replaced the plugs. Unfortunately the problem persists. The previous plugs were original Bosch Platinum 4s. I don't think they look too bad. Does this picture tell us anything?

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2006, 11:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 633
Posted By stewey
26,000 km, but it's been exhibiting the problem...

26,000 km, but it's been exhibiting the problem since I bought it 4,000 km's ago.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 633
Posted By stewey
Hmmm... turns out I have BOSCH coils. Built...

Hmmm... turns out I have BOSCH coils. Built 02/07/11. The service bulletin doesn't mention any problems with BOSCH coils. Looks like I can rule this out.

I also blew out the MAF and sprayed it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2006, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 633
Posted By stewey
Ok, I did some more searching on this and it...

Ok, I did some more searching on this and it definitely sounds like a likely culprit. Depending on cost, I think I might just spring for the BOSCH coils hoping it solves the problem. I'm checking now...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 633
Posted By stewey
I've heard reports of people with idle problems...

I've heard reports of people with idle problems replacing ignition coils (something about BMW moving away from BOSCH to save $), but it seems a bit of a long shot.

Have you had experience with...
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