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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By bluepants42
So i took a look today and I found: 1) spark...

So i took a look today and I found:
1) spark plug seemed too easy to remove
2) some oil on the plug
3) retorqued plug put very very minimal antiseize (didn't have another car to get to the parts...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By bluepants42
Cool thanks for the info. Didn't know this type...

Cool thanks for the info. Didn't know this type of product was out there...price is not bad.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By bluepants42
Thats a good idea to confirm if changing the...

Thats a good idea to confirm if changing the coilpack will work.

Symptoms:
vibration under acceleration (between 60-65 mph was pretty noticeable)

comes and goes. Today it didn't happen.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By bluepants42
Check Engine Light - Heck yeah!! 19-08-F1

Hey guys,

Just want to confirm my Peake tool reading that i got today. :thumbup:
2002 325 xi with ~170k on the clock.

19 (table)
08 - Air Mass Sensor
F1 - Missfire Cylinder #4

Am I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By bluepants42
bump. re: door locks problem

bump. re: door locks problem
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-26-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By bluepants42
Thanks, yeah i just remember i had like 3 broken...

Thanks, yeah i just remember i had like 3 broken wires there too. Had to cut open the plastic protector and butt splice them back together.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-26-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By bluepants42
Door locks going crazy

Per my friend,
central/remote door locks not working on the 330. The console button doesn't work at all. The key fob only opens/locks the drivers side door. Its been work on and off the last few...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By bluepants42
Thanks I'll have to check out the leak a little...

Thanks I'll have to check out the leak a little more closely. I'm due for my plugs so might just do my VCG anyways.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By bluepants42
Can you guess the oil leak???

All,

2002 325 XI ~137,000

It's been a lovely few weeks, I replaced my driver / passenger window regulators. I missed a 1/2 day of work because my expansion tank decided to make like a banana...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By bluepants42
Follow-up: i made myself a temporary window out...

Follow-up: i made myself a temporary window out of a clear plastic garbage bag....worked well to keep out the frigid wind. It stopped raining since my window broke.

So I fixed the passenger side...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By bluepants42
Thanks for all of the helpful info. I really...

Thanks for all of the helpful info. I really appreciate it.

:thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By bluepants42
When I hit the switch...i can hear the motor...

When I hit the switch...i can hear the motor being engaged...just nothing happens. Thanks...i guess I'll just do the regulator

:thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By bluepants42
MAYDAY!! MAYDAY!! Window won't roll up and it's RAINING

All,

I decided to crack the window while i was driving this morning while it was drizzling :banghead:. It was 1/3 down and i noticed it would not go up...i then moved it all the way down...and now...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 04-22-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By bluepants42
I had dried sap on my car. The isopropyl alcohol...

I had dried sap on my car. The isopropyl alcohol w/ water didn't touch it. I ended up using Turtle wax's Advanced Bug and Tar remover. Worked like a charm
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,160
Posted By bluepants42
Finished replacing the high pressure power...

Finished replacing the high pressure power steering hose that goes from the pump to the steering rack. Of note, on the 2002 325 XI, the is one banjo bolt that goes to the rack (19 mm) and 17 mm nut...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By bluepants42
Shifter does not go back to original neutral position

All, 325 xi 2002

Occasionally, when i put the shifter back into neutral, it is not straight up and down. It is 30 degrees pointing to the right....towards 5th gear :banghead:. it resets back into...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By bluepants42
Spray some WD-40, Rubber Mallet.....(that still...

Spray some WD-40, Rubber Mallet.....(that still didn't work for me)..... 3 way jaw puller (autozone) worked....i had to cut about 1" off the main bolt to get it to fit since the radiator was in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,945
Posted By bluepants42
Just ask your insurance company if they can give...

Just ask your insurance company if they can give you the insurance rate at the local rental car place....(even if you don't have rental coverage). I said i was a long-time customer, and if they could...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,160
Posted By bluepants42
Thank you for both of the responses. I know this...

Thank you for both of the responses. I know this will be helpful to the others that have this problem.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,160
Posted By bluepants42
:bump:

:bump:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,516
Posted By bluepants42
OP, I bought my 2002 325xi w/ 100k on the...

OP,
I bought my 2002 325xi w/ 100k on the clock. So far, i've replaced:
1) oil temp sensor, easy
2) oil changes
3) 4 oxygen sensors.....preventative
4) thermostat (d/t CEL), and the following...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,899
Posted By bluepants42
worst: switching out my 02 sensors when the...

worst: switching out my 02 sensors when the actual code was for oil temp sensor. BUT........my car was luckily due for the 02 sensors with >100k.

worst in my old ford ranger: washed off bird crap...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,300
Posted By bluepants42
I just have the regular stock hydralic tensioner....

I just have the regular stock hydralic tensioner. i pulled off the dust cap on the pulley affixed to the hydralic tensioner. Inserted appropriate (hex/torx) to fit in there, and turned in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,160
Posted By bluepants42
High Pressure Power Steering Line DIY?

Hello fanatics,

1) Yes, I've searched using the search tool. Many different titles. :thumbdwn:

2) There was a DIY thread for just the high pressure power steering line and I can't seem to find...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,849
Posted By bluepants42
In the honda fit, the previous owner's ghetto rap...

In the honda fit, the previous owner's ghetto rap CD still in the player....think the scene from office space.
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