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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-21-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By io14
try reading this ! I'd get under the vehicle with...

try reading this ! I'd get under the vehicle with it running and try to see where the leak is etc...............
pull the under carrage shields off to investigate. how many miles ?
...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-02-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By io14
Gents That CV vent tube in itself is not too...

Gents

That CV vent tube in itself is not too difficult to replace. Remove the air cleaner, then there is a wiring harness that has to be removed etc. I would only do it after the engine is warm...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-23-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,538
Posted By io14
I think it is great, no issues at all !

I think it is great, no issues at all !
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 612
Posted By io14
you can use Redline 75-90 in the xfer & rear diff...

you can use Redline 75-90 in the xfer & rear diff and ZF Lifeguard 5 ( approx. 6 qts )for a drain & fill on the ATF fluid change along with a new filter.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-23-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,538
Posted By io14
You can also use ZF Lifeguard 5 that I used when...

You can also use ZF Lifeguard 5 that I used when I did mine, drain & fill with a new atf filter around $120 total , very easy to perform. Vehicle has just about 50K on it, I have had zero...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-21-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 45,549
Posted By io14
Just did a drain & fill on my 325xi on the...

Just did a drain & fill on my 325xi on the automatic transmission, a little over 5 liters ( LifeGuard 5 transmission fluid ),filter etc.
I did notice that the atf fluid was getting a little darker @...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-21-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By io14
probably lodged somewhere in the engine...

probably lodged somewhere in the engine compartment, use something magnetic & see if this will " grab it " ??
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-14-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By io14
that's the 2nd alternative, good point...

that's the 2nd alternative, good point though................
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-01-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 45,549
Posted By io14
bought at 32k and now have 47,548 on the...

bought at 32k and now have 47,548 on the odometer, so lets see what I have done :

new belts at 35,000, old ones started to crack
replaced idler pulley around 34,000 starting " chirping like bird...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-01-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By io14
all easy trick on the expansion tank...

all

easy trick on the expansion tank removal, once it is drained and you have removed the clamp & level coolant switch, place a floor jack under it, shimmed with a 2x4 block and start to raise the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-28-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By io14
curious I bought the BMW aux cable and it works...

curious I bought the BMW aux cable and it works fine, the jack is in the glove box etc., my problem is the IPOD Nano works only for about 1-2 hours, even after shutting it off, then I have to...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 08-12-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By io14
test drove a 11 328I manual stick, rwd and DID...

test drove a 11 328I manual stick, rwd and DID NOT like it as much as my 325XI just my opinion etc
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 08-10-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By io14
check your ccv valve ( the old pvc valve ) could...

check your ccv valve ( the old pvc valve ) could be clogged or the hoses could be starting to go ?? or fuel pump is leaking / gasket letting go ?? just guesses on my part !
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-09-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 950
Posted By io14
you have replaced all of the electrical...

you have replaced all of the electrical components so my gut feeling it is either spark or fuel so replace the fuel filter as well as the fuel pump.
Try the fuel filter 1st, I have seen cars that...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-08-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 950
Posted By io14
did you clean your idle control valve ? when was...

did you clean your idle control valve ? when was the last time the fuel filter was changed ?? this could be a good starting point !
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-04-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By io14
put a photo of the rear window area as well as...

put a photo of the rear window area as well as the car & someone back east here may be able to help out........................
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-04-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By io14
it took 15 minutes to take out after removing the...

it took 15 minutes to take out after removing the trim pieces, not too difficult ,trying the epoxy route to fix before I venture out for a new one.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-04-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By io14
Thanks ! I have the plastic trim pieces so...

Thanks !

I have the plastic trim pieces so I'll take a look at this first but I may try epoxy etc to see if I can fix this.....................................
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-03-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By io14
05 325xi center fresh air grill

Hello

any on out there ever replace their center fresh air grill ? it appears to snap in ? mine developed a crack out of the blue ?! I just luv plastic parts.
...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-05-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,590
Posted By io14
I wasn't posting a question, I'm familiar with...

I wasn't posting a question, I'm familiar with the link that has the different fluids etc.The original Texaco atf fluid is very difficult to obtain and Texaco was bought by Phillips / Chevron so I...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-05-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,590
Posted By io14
I found a Phillips 66 Super ATF that appears to...

I found a Phillips 66 Super ATF that appears to be compatible with 2005 Bmw's or earlier that have Gm transmission's A5S390R but to be on the safe side contact them @U.S. Technical
Services Hot...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-04-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By io14
or check your flex disc known as guibo ?? could...

or check your flex disc known as guibo ?? could be worn out ??
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-04-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By io14
yup as white_knuckles stated " replace everything...

yup as white_knuckles stated " replace everything " just 1 big erector set !
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-03-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By io14
Hello How many miles on vehicle ? could be a...

Hello

How many miles on vehicle ? could be a leak in the expansion tank ? did you check the hoses ? I would drive car onto ramps and pull the lower protective panels off and check underneath to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-27-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By io14
I'm afraid your right going forward but the mini...

I'm afraid your right going forward but the mini is another option ! No dress here !
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