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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By RayPooley
So you have the ball and socket jets on your car?...

So you have the ball and socket jets on your car? What model is it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By RayPooley
Thanks for the response but, if I'm not mistaken,...

Thanks for the response but, if I'm not mistaken, that tool and procedure is suitable only for the double ball jet type as depicted in the video below. That would have been the suitable method and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By RayPooley
Windscreen washer jet adjustment

I have just degunked my washer res. Full of moss and filter gelled up. All beautiful and clean now. Thing is that the two jets now direct fluid at different points on the screen. The one on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By RayPooley
You don't say whether its front or rear. If it...

You don't say whether its front or rear. If it were front calipers sticking chances are you would feel that in the steering but you don't say. If its from the rear the most likely culprit is the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,222
Posted By RayPooley
I don't see anything about cam and crankshaft...

I don't see anything about cam and crankshaft sensor replacement in your list of replacements. How old are they? I would consider changing them before I looked at injectors.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By RayPooley
Get an estimate first.

Get an estimate first.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By RayPooley
That's absolute b*ll*cks. Do me a favour!!!

That's absolute b*ll*cks. Do me a favour!!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-20-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By RayPooley
Lift the front end and check the play in the...

Lift the front end and check the play in the bearings. Both wheels at teh same time. Put her on axle stands. That way you take all the loading off the steering gear and moving parts. makes any play...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By RayPooley
The first four are your O2 sensors. Both banks...

The first four are your O2 sensors. Both banks pre and post cat. I suspect that the rest of the codes might be due to these first four and that replacing the four O2 sensors (bank 1 and bank 2 ptre...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By RayPooley
Is this what you are looking for?

Is this what you are looking for?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By RayPooley
The oil system is pressurised. Do me a favour?...

The oil system is pressurised. Do me a favour? Remove your oil filter cap and go for a run. Let me know how it goes.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-23-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By RayPooley
The word "stuck" implies that they can be...

The word "stuck" implies that they can be unstuck. Did you try using oil additives to free them up? Or did you just fancy doing the overhaul anyway?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-23-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By RayPooley
What happened? You messed up. Do the job again.

What happened? You messed up. Do the job again.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-23-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 892
Posted By RayPooley
Crankshaft sensor first. If not fix then both...

Crankshaft sensor first. If not fix then both camshaft sensors.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By RayPooley
The 2000 328i has an M52TU engine. With M52TU,...

The 2000 328i has an M52TU engine. With M52TU, M43TU and M54 engine cars the starter motor can be removed from under the car.

Here's a guy did it on his 330i.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By RayPooley
I have no idea why you would remove the inlet...

I have no idea why you would remove the inlet manifold to remove the starter. Bizarre. Did it not occur to you to remove it from UNDERNEATH the car? All you have to do is remove the engine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By RayPooley
DSC is affected by sensors on wheels and steering...

DSC is affected by sensors on wheels and steering rack. The latter measures steering angle. If you know that steering is out of alignment that would be the place to start. Sort that out.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-20-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By RayPooley
Micrometer no use in these circumstances. Need a...

Micrometer no use in these circumstances. Need a DTI.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PxaeW5n4S4
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By RayPooley
Wow! That's a dirty filter. The crumpling is ok....

Wow! That's a dirty filter. The crumpling is ok. That's how mine look when I take them out and I always use the spec filter. But the sh** in there is way too excessive. I actually change my filter a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,301
Posted By RayPooley
I think you mentioned earlier that you had given...

I think you mentioned earlier that you had given it an inaugural hammering. That does tend to consume oil in those cars that do consume oil. Its not necessarily a problem. A pain in the arse, but not...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-20-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By RayPooley
They don't look bad to me and you can't really...

They don't look bad to me and you can't really tell if a rotor is running out without using a DTI. It would take a lot to cause runout so significant that it could be seen with teh naked eye. See if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,301
Posted By RayPooley
If the light is amber then most likely oil LEVEL...

If the light is amber then most likely oil LEVEL sensor not oil PRESSURE sensor. If its RED then thats a problem that I wouldn't drive on until diagnosed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By RayPooley
BTW. Make sure you remove the cap from the fluid...

BTW. Make sure you remove the cap from the fluid reservoir before you push the piston back and keep an eye on the fluid level. Just thought I would mention it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By RayPooley
Use a G clamp. Use it slowly. ...

Use a G clamp. Use it slowly.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By RayPooley
Its not an unreasonable assumption but I couldn't...

Its not an unreasonable assumption but I couldn't vouch for it.
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