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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-30-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,173
Posted By dcaron999
Yes, the pump slides down in place, and the...

Yes, the pump slides down in place, and the rubber grommet holds in place...


You should not have to.


Smart man.


That is strange. Hose should be long enough. Check for proper routing...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-04-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,870
Posted By dcaron999
Found this OEM manual for the roof rack...

Found this OEM manual for the roof rack installation. Thought I would share it here. Enjoy!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-10-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,512
Posted By dcaron999
Thanks rk!

Thanks rk!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-09-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,512
Posted By dcaron999
Will these fit on a 2002 330xi, with the larger...

Will these fit on a 2002 330xi, with the larger brake rotors?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By dcaron999
Thanks for the refresher Colin. Your hints will...

Thanks for the refresher Colin. Your hints will definetely come in handy.
Im looking for hints at what needs to be replaced/adjusted/tightened, to address my issue, rather than instructions on...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-07-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 45,730
Posted By dcaron999
My my 2002 330xi passenger side wiper arm wobbles...

My my 2002 330xi passenger side wiper arm wobbles around, and does not apply enough pressure on the winshield, to wipe it clean across the surface. It leaves a dirty spot in the middle of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By dcaron999
My my 2002 330xi passenger side wiper arm wobbles...

My my 2002 330xi passenger side wiper arm wobbles around, and does not apply enough pressure on the winshield, to wipe it clean across the surface. It leaves a dirty spot in the middle of the...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 01-07-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,541
Posted By dcaron999
PM sent ...

PM sent ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-06-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,173
Posted By dcaron999
to jeepo - I found this thread, which describes...

to jeepo - I found this thread, which describes your issue exactly ...

http://www.bmwfanatics.co.za/showthread.php?tid=3583

I posted/trimmed down the text here for your convenience ...
I had...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-06-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,173
Posted By dcaron999
Most likely a broken pump, blocked tubing, or...

Most likely a broken pump, blocked tubing, or blocked output on your container. Be prepared to lose a lot of your fluid while doing the tests below, You may want to save it first (by suction tool or...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-12-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,159
Posted By dcaron999
See my DIY ...

I wrote a DIY that might help you ...:thumbup:
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=815328&referrerid=20999
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-25-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 146,734
Posted By dcaron999
Thanks for the tip. Might do that as well. Ive...

Thanks for the tip. Might do that as well. Ive checked one or two threads on this forum to see if I can hande this. Doesn't seem too hard to do.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-24-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 146,734
Posted By dcaron999
My 2002 330xi auto has been throwing "thermostat...

My 2002 330xi auto has been throwing "thermostat stuck open" codes for over a year, with the temp needle in the right spot (left to middle as engine warms up), and cabin heating working normally. Ive...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,457
Posted By dcaron999
How to use an Easyout.

Found this DIY. Thought it might be useful to post ...

http://crustyquinns.com/tech/easyout.html
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-24-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,173
Posted By dcaron999
First off, the outlet with the red cap is...

First off, the outlet with the red cap is pointing in the wrong direction. See orientation of my functional and connected pump, where my finger is pointing in the pic below....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-20-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,173
Posted By dcaron999
Impossible to edit my original post, so Im adding...

Impossible to edit my original post, so Im adding this recommendation:
To avoid damage to the dealicate headlight washing system due to seasonal weather transitions and freezing temperatures, owners...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-20-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,173
Posted By dcaron999
No need to remove the bumper! Worst case scenario...

No need to remove the bumper! Worst case scenario is when the telescopic arm has a leak, and you need to dismantle your headlight to get access to the arm, sitting underneath it. See first post ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-24-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,173
Posted By dcaron999
See embedded pictures for reference: 1st pic is...

See embedded pictures for reference: 1st pic is the RealOEM exploded diagram. 2nd pic is the nozzle. 3rd pic is the cover. 4th is the telescopic arm.


When referring to the jet, I assume you mean...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-14-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By dcaron999
I had a similar vibration problem, even with my...

I had a similar vibration problem, even with my wheels just balanced. The next thing on my trial and error list, was to get the rims fixed, as I was told three out of the four rims were bent when I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-13-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,173
Posted By dcaron999
Very simple. Same problem as I had. I would lose...

Very simple. Same problem as I had. I would lose the all fluid in the tank within a few hours. The only item stopping your fluid from leaking out completely, are you washer nozzles. The whole thing...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-09-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,479
Posted By dcaron999
I had a minor shake on my 2002 330xi. Did a quick...

I had a minor shake on my 2002 330xi. Did a quick inspection, and found loose collars on driver side inner boot, and grease spread around surrounding areas. I first cleaned the shaft, tore the two...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-08-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,173
Posted By dcaron999
Hard to say, but that is a fair chance. Did you...

Hard to say, but that is a fair chance. Did you inspect the washer pump (closest to the front of the vehicle) for a tiny crack due to ice expansion?

Find someone to assist you by activating the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-04-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,173
Posted By dcaron999
This is the headlight washer pump I bought for...

This is the headlight washer pump I bought for $14 from eBay. Working good so far ...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130466238016&viewitem=
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-04-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,173
Posted By dcaron999
By the "sound on the sprayer", I assume you are...

By the "sound on the sprayer", I assume you are referring to the pump located closest to the front of the car. If you are handy, and have access to a 12VDC source (battery charger or other), you can...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-30-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,173
Posted By dcaron999
Depends what you put your car through, and how...

Depends what you put your car through, and how long your drives are. I find they are useful when driving at night in messy winter conditions. I live in Quebec Canada, and things get messy on our...
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