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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By keepbreakindown
Sorry, yeah I mean the head.

Sorry, yeah I mean the head.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By keepbreakindown
I thought about wiper fluid, too, but after I...

I thought about wiper fluid, too, but after I dried it out and took it for a quick drive I didn't use the wipers and there wasn't any rain to get in the air filter. When I rechecked the cylinder...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By keepbreakindown
Water on ignition coil - cylinder 6

So last week my CEL went on with a misfire in cylinder 3. The #3 ignition coil boot was covered with a white residue. Just to make sure it was the culprit I swapped it with the ignition coil #2. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By keepbreakindown
White smoke from back of engine

So I've been chasing down a host of problems since Christmas...EML,CEL lights, rev surges without throttle inputs and now multiple misfires in cylinders 2,3 and 5. I thought a vacuum leak from a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By keepbreakindown
p1542, eml, dsc, holiday fun!

Happy Holidays! I was driving with my kids in the backseat the other night and all of a sudden the CEL, EML and DSC came on ...Limp mode ENGAGED. THis happened a few months ago and using an OBDii...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-13-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By keepbreakindown
THANKS!! Going to get my car back today so I'll...

THANKS!! Going to get my car back today so I'll give it shot. I'll run the car off a cliff before I take it back to the stealership.......ok, maybe not, but you get the point.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-13-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By keepbreakindown
Rear Wheel Bearing and ebrake problem

Took my car in to get the rear wheel bearing replaced. The mechanic just called to say they can't do the wheel bearing because the ebrake "can't be removed, it's just stuck there" and he doesn't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,232
Posted By keepbreakindown
I get the pirate ship creak when it gets really...

I get the pirate ship creak when it gets really warm out. Finally
I checked everything with a buddy turning the wheel and the noise was coming from the sway bar end links. It was clearly audible...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 763
Posted By keepbreakindown
Rear Shock Mount Symptom?

So I got new OEM rear shock mounts put in with my subframe repair two years ago. For the last few months there's been a squeaking noise coming from the rear of the car and the back end feels very...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,722
Posted By keepbreakindown
Hre you go. This looks like a good bit of info...

Hre you go. This looks like a good bit of info from the DIY section

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=748124&highlight=disa:thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By keepbreakindown
I've been trying to do the same thing myself. ...

I've been trying to do the same thing myself. Here in Pittsburgh we have the Vintage Grand Prix which I have a goal to race in sometime in the next few years. To begin I went online and found my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,287
Posted By keepbreakindown
I had the exact same problem. Had it aligned...

I had the exact same problem. Had it aligned twice, full suspension and brakes look over and everything was ok. I checked the tread depth on front tires and the driver's side was slightly more worn...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By keepbreakindown
My VCG would only leak on steep hills causing it...

My VCG would only leak on steep hills causing it to smoke. It looked cool, but smelled pretty bad.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,404
Posted By keepbreakindown
Quick questions

I have the exact same problem with the slip in acceleration, but usually mine ends at 2000 RPMs, but sometimes can reach to 3000. I did the VANOS seals last week hoping for a cure but it still...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By keepbreakindown
R.- Thanks for chiming in again. I'm just trying...

R.- Thanks for chiming in again. I'm just trying to delay the inevitable I guess. I just can't see how that stud is coming out without a drill. Have to attend to it next week. I'm pretty sure I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By keepbreakindown
THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT I DID!! I figured it...

THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT I DID!! I figured it couldn't hurt and just slathered the stuff on. Oh well, still going to have to deal with this, one way or another.

-A
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By keepbreakindown
Thanks! The stud is till in the head and fused...

Thanks! The stud is till in the head and fused in there pretty good. I'll give the bolt trick a try.

So .....how driveable is this car? Everything else went on perfectly, but not looking...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By keepbreakindown
Stud broke during VANOS seals repair

So I was doing the VANOS seals repair and it is as easy as everyone says it is....unless you shear one of the studs putting the VANOS unit back on. I guess I got too excited and before I knew it the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-26-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By keepbreakindown
yep...just going to suck it up and buy a new VCG...

yep...just going to suck it up and buy a new VCG and all those damn little bolts and gaskets. 2003330i..I agree with te spark plug change if you haven't yet. Youre in there so you might as well. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By keepbreakindown
Thanks guys. I figure I might as well replace...

Thanks guys. I figure I might as well replace it. Too bad I just did my power steering hoses and now the pump is starting to make that "replace me, replace me, replace me" ticking noise. Oh well...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By keepbreakindown
One year old VCG + Vanos

Ok so last year I had to do my VCG. In the back of my head I knew I should've done the Vanos seals at the same time, but I didn't. Now I have the time to do the seals....any reason to think the VCG...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By keepbreakindown
Regardless, have it checked for subframe cracks. ...

Regardless, have it checked for subframe cracks. Also if you live in acold climate check to see if the crankcase vent valve has been replaced....and the cooling system will start to go around...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-09-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By keepbreakindown
Yeah I saw that thread and kind of figured I'd be...

Yeah I saw that thread and kind of figured I'd be stuck buying the unit from my dealer. It's so hard to pass up parts below cost though. Guess I'm just going to have to bite the bullet.

Thanks...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-08-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By keepbreakindown
Thermostat + housing?

The temp gauge has been reading cool lately so I took it as a warning sign the thermostat was on it's way out. Then yesterday it shot all the way to red. Turned the car off and ran it with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,406
Posted By keepbreakindown
Pittsburgh Winters

I have the exact same problem on my 99 only in the rear wheel well it's buibbled out a little bit. The passenger rear well only has it on the underside. The guys at the repair shop wanted a grand...
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