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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By NE1L
You do not need to remove the seat, I did mine...

You do not need to remove the seat, I did mine with the seat still installed in the car. It was where the 4 seat height legs connect to the horizontal round bars that run left to right across the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By NE1L
Lithium grease will be fine. I am talking about...

Lithium grease will be fine. I am talking about the 4 legs that support the seat base located on item 1 of the diagram in my previous post, unfortunately they are not individually identified on any...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By NE1L
Try spaying some white grease at the pivot points...

Try spaying some white grease at the pivot points for the seat height legs. You will need to remove the seats side plastic panel around the adjustment buttons / levers and raise the seat to its...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By NE1L
Looks like it could be a location for a core...

Looks like it could be a location for a core plug, as stated dmax take a look are realoem.com to identify what should be there on that engine. At the back of the engine I can only think of a few...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By NE1L
Mine is an October '03 build, but is an '04 model...

Mine is an October '03 build, but is an '04 model year with the euro 4 emissions version of the engine and it had the old type. I have read that some '05 cars had the old one fitted too. A bit of a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By NE1L
You should also replace the crank case vent. If...

You should also replace the crank case vent. If it has the original 'loo roll' style vent, get it changed for the 'vortex' style one in order to help preserve the health of the turbo. You might get...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By NE1L
On the 2004 cars, the VGT is electronically...

On the 2004 cars, the VGT is electronically controlled, I know it is on my 320Cd. This leads me to think that there could be a vacuum leak, as the EGR valve and swirl flap mechanism are vacuum...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By NE1L
Perhaps a daft suggestion, but did you have the...

Perhaps a daft suggestion, but did you have the cap removed from the brake fluid reservoir? Since the caliper was working before you replaced the discs and pads, I assume that when trying to push...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By NE1L
I have the Powerflex bushes all round on my 320Cd...

I have the Powerflex bushes all round on my 320Cd and used the supplied Copper grease and they have not needed any attention for 4 years now. My vote would be to clean the silicone grease off and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By NE1L
If you can hear the fuel pump from in side the...

If you can hear the fuel pump from in side the car then I think it is on the way out. I had that happen to mine and eventually it will just not start at all and the pump will be dead. You can get a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By NE1L
Sounds to me like you are going to have to enter...

Sounds to me like you are going to have to enter the boot from the fold down seats. Then take the boot lid carpet off to gain access to the locking mechanism. I believe the US cars have a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By NE1L
Yes, it is perfectly safe. The 100Ah battery has...

Yes, it is perfectly safe. The 100Ah battery has more electricity stored in it, so it will take longer to run it flat.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By NE1L
The FSDs come as a kit of four only. But they are...

The FSDs come as a kit of four only. But they are just what I fitted to my 320Cd Sport Coupe. There are other less costly options about if the Konis are too expensive. I found this site recently that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By NE1L
If the strut is leaking, then yes it will cause...

If the strut is leaking, then yes it will cause the steering wheel to shudder when going over bumps. This is due to the un-controled movement of the wheel with the leaking damper. As I discovered on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By NE1L
Take a look at this DIY for the rear parking...

Take a look at this DIY for the rear parking sensors. It shows how to remove the sport bumper bottom trim....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By NE1L
A quick look on realoem.com for a 320d with a...

A quick look on realoem.com for a 320d with a build date of jan 2002, shows that your car should have the swirl flaps. Best to whip them out and get them blanked off for piece of mind if nothing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,727
Posted By NE1L
I have the same problem, but has recently grown...

I have the same problem, but has recently grown to include all gears when first selecting from rest, but slip in smooth when rolling/moving. Last week I had my gearbox oil checked along with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By NE1L
I think you need to have the stereo set to...

I think you need to have the stereo set to display the clock as well as the cluster before you can set the time. Then you can change the stereo display back to what you want.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By NE1L
I occasionally have the steering rack "locking"...

I occasionally have the steering rack "locking" when trying to return from a full left or right turn from stationary. I have read about this before and there is a spacer kit that can be attached to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By NE1L
I had a problem like that, but did not go as far...

I had a problem like that, but did not go as far as you have OP. I am on the original m-sport wishbones (80k miles & still rock solid), but Powerflex bushes all round (FCAB, RTAB & both anti-roll...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,640
Posted By NE1L
Perhaps you can tell this other blokes insurance...

Perhaps you can tell this other blokes insurance company that the damage caused by their clients driving as compromised the optical performance of the headlight. As such their repair of buffing down...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By NE1L
Just lift off the interior cover for the door...

Just lift off the interior cover for the door mirror bolts and you should be able to tell what connector you have. It is a 2min job. Link to the TIS info:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By NE1L
I have a 320Cd with a build date of 10/2003 and...

I have a 320Cd with a build date of 10/2003 and with manual seats. The mirrors have the 6 pin connector, not ribbon.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-14-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,651
Posted By NE1L
I replaced all the standard speakers in my car...

I replaced all the standard speakers in my car with middle of the range Alpine units. I fitted a set of 5.25" in the bottom of the doors with its matching tweeter at the normal tweeter position near...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,540
Posted By NE1L
Driving and not looking where you are going will...

Driving and not looking where you are going will end up in damage to your car. Stalling it will not.
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