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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-30-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,723
Posted By EDness
Funny...my wife's looking to get rid of her...

Funny...my wife's looking to get rid of her 325xi. She wants a Lexus RX350 now.

We've replaced the CV axles, control arm bushings, cooling system, and other misc stuff within the last 12 months....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-22-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 53,442
Posted By EDness
tried to replace the front axles last night, but...

tried to replace the front axles last night, but couldn't get the axle nut off the car! Whoever installed the axle nut smashed the tabs in pretty good...any tips on getting them off?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-09-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By EDness
I used valvoline dexron VI ...

I used valvoline dexron VI

http://www.valvoline.com/products/brands/valvoline/automatic-transmission-fluid/36
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-21-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,353
Posted By EDness
went in with black roof and came out with white...

went in with black roof and came out with white roof?
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-08-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By EDness
i'm looking for some oem 17s as well.

i'm looking for some oem 17s as well.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-08-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,437
Posted By EDness
you got PM.

you got PM.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-09-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By EDness
what confuses me is that it comes out like motor...

what confuses me is that it comes out like motor oil consistency...not thick grease like CV joints. I wiggle it...it spills out. PS reservoir level looks good...motor oil level's good.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By EDness
good point. Anything other signs of PS rack...

good point.

Anything other signs of PS rack failure maybe i can tell and pinpoint the problem? I guess i can drive my other car for the time being.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By EDness
bottom.

bottom.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By EDness
Yea but i still to figure out what that boot is...

Yea but i still to figure out what that boot is exactly. Is it power steering? Or something else. Is it even supposed to leak oil like that if it's ripped?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By EDness
i guess my question is...would the PS fluid leak...

i guess my question is...would the PS fluid leak from that boot is the rack is bad?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By EDness
i know my valve cover gasket's starting to leak...

i know my valve cover gasket's starting to leak awhile back, but boot leaks like crazy if i wiggle it and looks like it's coming from inside of the boot. This is the boot that's on the steering arm?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By EDness
i checked it before i posted...level is good. ...

i checked it before i posted...level is good.

The oil smells and looks like motor oil, and power steering is bright red in the reservoir. I've no idea what it is or if that boot's supposed to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-09-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By EDness
funny i did check...the level is good. The oil...

funny i did check...the level is good. The oil coming out of the boot is brownish...smells like motor oil, but coming out of that boot? That's what confuses me.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-09-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By EDness
boot leaking

I posted this in the general forum as well.

Is this power steering? I saw a puddle on my driveway and when i wiggle the boot more oil would come out.

...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By EDness
boot leaking

is this power steering? I see a puddle on my driveway and when I wiggle the boot more oil would come out.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/picture.php?albumid=3644&pictureid=19789
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By EDness
brake pad replacement...

I plan on getting Centric rotors with Hawk HPS pads, do i have to replace the brake pad sensor? Or does it already have it built into the pad?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By EDness
Alarm siren won't chirp when locking...

i've searched but didn't really find any answers. It only chirps occasionally when I lock the car. It'll chirp twice everytime i unlock the car so i know the siren works fine. It'll work maybe 1...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-19-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 102,879
Posted By EDness
i just installed this and i have the same...

i just installed this and i have the same problem.

It beeps twice when i unlock it, but it doesn't beep when i lock the car. The light blinked but no sound. weird.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-18-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By EDness
you got pm.

you got pm.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-18-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By EDness
I didn't have time to work on it so i had Bimmer...

I didn't have time to work on it so i had Bimmer clinic change out the pullys/WP/belts. But i think the problem is the alternator...the battery light came on.

I got quotes from both Bimmer clinic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By EDness
Changed the water pump and all the...

Changed the water pump and all the pullys/tensioners. The problem's still there. I went to a local shop and they think it might be the alternator...but IMO it sounded like it's coming out from the...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-11-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By EDness
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b23MsC2EC_o

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b23MsC2EC_o
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-11-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By EDness
LOL that would be great! I was thinking about...

LOL that would be great! I was thinking about doing it myself, but i don't want to do it alone so that's why i asked for shops recommendations.

The car is auto. Completely stock.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-11-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By EDness
Looking for a good shop in NJ...need to replace waterpump and pullies

Got this engine noise and it might be the waterpump or the pullies. I've heard about Bimmer Clinic, but i get a busy signal so i'm not sure if it's still in business. I'm located in Summit.
...
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