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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,086
Posted By Turbopilot
I have a very similar noise and my assumption has...

I have a very similar noise and my assumption has been that it's a bad differential bearing. Haven't gotten the diff rebuilt yet so can't say for sure.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Turbopilot
Cost for diff rebuild?

I have a loud whine that comes and goes with drivetrain load that I'm pretty sure is a diff bearing, probably the pinion bearing. Anyone know what a rebuild should cost? I mainly DIY but I think this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Turbopilot
I still have the problem and am even more stumped...

I still have the problem and am even more stumped than before. I've pulled off the cabin air intake and all the panels at the back of the engine compartment with the car running and can neither see...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Turbopilot
AC on/off has no effect. 100% sure it's coolant. ...

AC on/off has no effect. 100% sure it's coolant.

If I were leaking somewhere in the engine bay would it be normal not to smell it? There is zero smell anywhere in the engine bay including if I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Turbopilot
Coolant smell has me stumped

A little over a month ago I did an inspection II service and replaced all fluids, including coolant. Since then I get the smell of coolant through the AC vents under the following conditions:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,499
Posted By Turbopilot
Solved!

I just did a scan and after a month, I have no codes. I think I've finally solved the mystery of "28DD". :clap:
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,349
Posted By Turbopilot
I put in a Stewart water pump when I redid the...

I put in a Stewart water pump when I redid the cooling system a couple years ago so it should be good. There's never been any evidence of coolant in the oil or any other sign of a weak head gasket,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,349
Posted By Turbopilot
:rofl: Relax. The color in the first pic is a...

:rofl: Relax. The color in the first pic is a combo of the light, crud floating on the surface, and the fill level (which was actually higher than I thought it was). After extracting the floating...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,349
Posted By Turbopilot
I got a piece of the crud out to look at it and...

I got a piece of the crud out to look at it and it ended up being bits of grease. I don't know if they were residue from the cooling system or if somehow they fell in while I was filling. But it was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,744
Posted By Turbopilot
Yeah. Your insurance company owns the car now....

Yeah. Your insurance company owns the car now. Let them have it and take their money to upgrade. Buy it back and part it out if you have the time and motivation, but I can't see it being worth...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,469
Posted By Turbopilot
Ha. I'm glad you had a good experience but I had...

Ha. I'm glad you had a good experience but I had the opposite. My car got broken into last year and they smashed the front passenger window. My insurance company sent me to Safelite. They put in a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,499
Posted By Turbopilot
I have never had any problems with idle or...

I have never had any problems with idle or anything else. The car runs perfectly. It just throws this 28dd code that occasionally triggers the CEL. It hasn't lit up in a while and I just passed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,349
Posted By Turbopilot
I drained the coolant from both plugs under the...

I drained the coolant from both plugs under the expansion tank and from the drain bolt in the block and refilled. I didn't run any extra water through the block (draining and refilling is already...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,499
Posted By Turbopilot
Possible solution

I may have finally found a vacuum leak that could have caused this code. I replaced my fuel filter this weekend among other maintenance projects and found this:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,349
Posted By Turbopilot
What's this crud in my coolant?

'04 330Ci, ~176k miles. I did an inspection II/fluid change this past weekend including flushing the coolant. When I checked it again this morning to do a final bleed, I saw this in the expansion...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 02-06-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Turbopilot
Sold! Thanks to the buyer.

Sold! Thanks to the buyer.
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 02-04-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Turbopilot
Spf

Spf
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 02-02-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Turbopilot
Bump...still want to get these out of my garage. ...

Bump...still want to get these out of my garage. I saw someone on another thread looking and I don't want to get in their thread but mine are still available if that person is still looking.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,632
Posted By Turbopilot
I appreciate the input. I did note the guy with...

I appreciate the input. I did note the guy with the DME thread had other codes also. I'm hoping that's not the case since I'm way out of warranty and God only knows what it would cost to have a...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 01-31-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Turbopilot
I actually don't think they were worth the money...

I actually don't think they were worth the money for me. They're definitely an improvement, but not the level of difference I would have expected for the price. I admit to not being a super...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,632
Posted By Turbopilot
The car runs great and always has. I've been...

The car runs great and always has. I've been getting an intermittent code 28DD for almost the past two years. I first diagnosed it as a bad DISA valve (mine was totally shot). I rebuilt it and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,632
Posted By Turbopilot
Best price for OEM MAF sensor?

I need to replace my mass air flow sensor, and I have a 330 so I can't use the Hyundai one. Who has the best price? Tischer has them for about $340 but I thought I had seen them on a sponsor site...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 01-31-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Turbopilot
FS: Full set of HK speakers from coupe

All ten main cabin speakers (not the "subs") removed in perfect shape from a 2004 330Ci with HK. No torn rings, missing connectors etc. Replaced with BSW and now I need 'em out of my garage. $150...
Forum: Exterior 01-31-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,235
Posted By Turbopilot
From what I can tell US cars were all "prewired"...

From what I can tell US cars were all "prewired" for power folding but none got the option unless you bought the mirrors and switch yourself. I'm not selling mine outright since I don't have any...
Forum: Exterior 01-30-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,235
Posted By Turbopilot
No, still looking. The last person told me at the...

No, still looking. The last person told me at the last minute his mirrors weren't power folding after all.
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