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Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-25-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By agb1976
Ive used Bavarian Autotech's Inc in Fullerton...

Ive used Bavarian Autotech's Inc in Fullerton before. They are off of Raymond & Commonwealth. They were fast and price was competitive.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-06-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By agb1976
Just did mine a couple week ago. The little...

Just did mine a couple week ago. The little piece inside of the hose that fit in the groove to release the hose was busted. We had to use a dremel tool too cut them off. PITA. Hope yours goes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,375
Posted By agb1976
Sometimes peace of mind is worth money out of...

Sometimes peace of mind is worth money out of your pocket. For a shop to do this for 500 bucks seems good. Think about the average indy shop hourly rate is 65-90 per hour depending where they are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,375
Posted By agb1976
To the original poster, It seems like you got a...

To the original poster, It seems like you got a decent deal. Could you have paid higher? For sure. Gotten it cheaper, probably. If the problem was fixed and you are happy with it, end of story.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,001
Posted By agb1976
What codes are you getting? I had problems to...

What codes are you getting? I had problems to turned out to be the ccv was bad. I replaced 3 coils, all 6 plugs, 2 precat o2 fuel and air filter.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,981
Posted By agb1976
Well if you swapped coils and the cel came back...

Well if you swapped coils and the cel came back on for the same cylinder I would think its the plug. Try replacing the two plugs but if your in there you might as well replace all 6.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By agb1976
Well, the car passed smog yesterday and no Cel...

Well, the car passed smog yesterday and no Cel light. Turns out the ccv seems to be the culprit of the the error codes. Now I have to replace power steering hoses. Yay
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By agb1976
Herrk posted You probably have leaks in your...

Herrk posted

You probably have leaks in your intake or CCV vac sys so the O2 sensor system can't adapt enough for the lean conditions. Just fought these same codes on the wifes 325ci with 100K+...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By agb1976
Ok so I did some research on the functional check...

Ok so I did some research on the functional check purge valve. This refers to the crankcase vent valve. I found that if you have then engine running and take off the oil filler cap, the rpm dropped...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By agb1976
Well I have change air filter fuel filter all 6...

Well I have change air filter fuel filter all 6 spark plugs and both pre cat 02 sensor, which were white by the way and I even changed a coil that went bad. Car runs good but cel keeps coming on and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By agb1976
I would expect the adapation limits means the o2...

I would expect the adapation limits means the o2 sensor is not working. But not sure if its pre cat or post cat. To my knowledge the 02 sensors haven't been replaced and its at 150,000 miles, had...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By agb1976
Cel again

So I have a couple codes. On my Peake scanner is shows table 19 e4, e3, ca and c6 and an fa code. Table shows e4 as o2 sensor adaptation limit cyl 4-6, e3 shows same but cyl 1-3, Ca shows o2...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,891
Posted By agb1976
Just an update, got the new clutch kit and...

Just an update, got the new clutch kit and flywheel put in. Its a Luk stock clutch and a 330i flywheel. It grabs a little bit different then the original setup but it grabs quick. So now the Wifey...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,891
Posted By agb1976
This is true, about the woman part, no finesse...

This is true, about the woman part, no finesse when changing gears, just banging away like is a super car. Ha ha
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,891
Posted By agb1976
148K Miles on a Clutch

So my 01 325i has 148,500 miles on it. Clutch went on my wife while downshifting on the freeway coming up on traffic. Shes mad of course and I tell her that many miles on a clutch is pretty darn...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,870
Posted By agb1976
Motor sounds like its bad.

Motor sounds like its bad.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-10-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By agb1976
I would say the battery needs to be replaced. If...

I would say the battery needs to be replaced. If you charged the old one and it still won't start that's probably the problem. Good Luck
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By agb1976
The thermostat one just means its stuck open and...

The thermostat one just means its stuck open and it should be replaced, not sure about the other code.
Forum: Gun Talk 08-25-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By agb1976
The only thing negative is it's not legal for...

The only thing negative is it's not legal for sale in California. Takin away all the fun.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,339
Posted By agb1976
Also make sure that the e-brake isn't on while...

Also make sure that the e-brake isn't on while trying to remove the rotor. Just a reminder.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-12-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By agb1976
Turns out the wheel bearing in the right rear...

Turns out the wheel bearing in the right rear rear was bad. After the car was aligned and after the new rtab, the noise was horribly louder. I had the wheel bearing replaced and now its nice and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-10-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,618
Posted By agb1976
Any oil leaking from the valve cover down into...

Any oil leaking from the valve cover down into the cylinder fouling out the plug??
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-26-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By agb1976
Yeah probably have to do the alignment, rtab...

Yeah probably have to do the alignment, rtab weren't that bad from what I can tell. What should I look for?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-25-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By agb1976
The wheel was switched with the spare when I had...

The wheel was switched with the spare when I had the new tire put on. Haven't realigned the car yet. There is a whine from the rear the faster you go.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-25-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By agb1976
Replaced rtab's now what?

I had a terrible vibration on the right rear of my e46 sedan. The inside of the tire wore faster than any other part. So I had the car aligned. Vibration still there. Bought a new tire, still...
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