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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-26-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 670
Posted By jcns
drying rack and ironing board all in one. Love...

drying rack and ironing board all in one. Love it!!!!
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 382
Posted By jcns
what kind of wheels do you have on your car?

what kind of wheels do you have on your car?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By jcns
clearing the codes does not fix the issue. code...

clearing the codes does not fix the issue.
code 0491 sounds like a vacuum leak
http://engine-codes.com/p0491.html
code P0490 could be Exhaust Gas Recirculation Throttle Control Circuit 'A' Circuit...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 739
Posted By jcns
:pics:

:pics:
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By jcns
if you are measuring 12.7v right after shutting...

if you are measuring 12.7v right after shutting down the car, then this is not your battery's real status. You should turn off the car and let it sit for several minutes, then get a reading. ...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-17-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By jcns
External issues can be linkage problems or...

External issues can be linkage problems or mounting problems.
Internal issues are caused by a few items, but the most common one is worn bearings.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By jcns
people love to throw the word "custom" around as...

people love to throw the word "custom" around as if they are actually ordering buying something custom made.
Ask him to send pictures of the inside of the wheel. It should have some markings...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By jcns
have you changed the rubber gasket on the cap?

have you changed the rubber gasket on the cap?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By jcns
follow the steps in the link for proper bleeding ...

follow the steps in the link for proper bleeding
http://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=689618
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By jcns
could be different size tires between front and...

could be different size tires between front and rear
could be broken springs in the front
could be mismatched springs in the front and back
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By jcns
how many miles on the suspension? control arm...

how many miles on the suspension? control arm bushings and balljoints, springs, struts, tie rod ends?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By jcns
did you take pictures of the box/tube/shipping...

did you take pictures of the box/tube/shipping container when it arrived?
contact the shipper and open a case for damaged goods. UPS?
contact the vendor and explain the situation. If it was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By jcns
a theory: all your old suspension parts were...

a theory: all your old suspension parts were working in unison and maybe they cancel each other out. So you did not feel much vibration.
It's recommended that you replaced the suspension as a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By jcns
start by replacing the battery. It's done. ...

start by replacing the battery. It's done.
After getting a new battery,do the voltage test as previously described. If it does not show 14v, then your alternator or charging system needs some...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By jcns
look up HPFP issues for that year model. And...

look up HPFP issues for that year model. And maintenance records.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 455
Posted By jcns
you never get your money on mods. It's called...

you never get your money on mods. It's called depreciation.
you never get your money back on wear and tear items you replaced because they have worn out some since you installed.
The vast majority...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By jcns
O2 sensor question

I ran some diagnostics on my car this week and want to confirm that I need the right oxygen sensors.
O2 bank 1 sensor 1 and O2 bank 2 sensor 1 have voltages all over the place.
Are these the precat...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By jcns
Your mechanic does not know BMW or M cars and for...

Your mechanic does not know BMW or M cars and for that matter, he just does not understand cars. With all the issues you have listed, do you think the car is clean? Use common sense.
Was this a BMW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By jcns
CAI? Easier to flush the money down the toilet....

CAI? Easier to flush the money down the toilet. Literally!!!! You will not get any noticeable performance from it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By jcns
check your fan, water pump, thermostat. you...

check your fan, water pump, thermostat.
you replaced your cooling system 1-2 years ago and these symptoms appeared recently, so I doubt it's air in the system. I assume you bled the system...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By jcns
Help with error code 1193

SES light was on. Used peake code and got 19 E2. Used OBD II scanner and got code 1193.
I have not been able to find any vacuum leaks.
Any and all help appreciated.
Thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By jcns
maybe overfilled and or air in the system. If...

maybe overfilled and or air in the system. If so, have it addressed asap
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By jcns
I thought the OBD2 port was under the dash, by...

I thought the OBD2 port was under the dash, by the driver's left knee.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By jcns
the problem with cutting spark and not fuel is...

the problem with cutting spark and not fuel is you will end up with unburned fuel in your catalytic converter. This unburned fuel will destroy the catalytic converter. If catalytic converter is not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By jcns
check as many classifieds as possible for your...

check as many classifieds as possible for your area. You don't want to list too high or too low. It all depends on the demand and supply for your car in your area.
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