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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By 2003silver330i
lol...every time I hit a bump I cringe. Some...

lol...every time I hit a bump I cringe. Some days if I hit a bump hard enough it will turn on the EML light and go into limp mode.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 276
Posted By 2003silver330i
Can you prove that this particular thermostat is...

Can you prove that this particular thermostat is junk? I put this $11 piece of junk in my car almost 2 years ago and have had no issues with it. Didn't even break apart after pulling the ET tank...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By 2003silver330i
Oh cool, they do have an intended function. ...

Oh cool, they do have an intended function. Thanks for the reply.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By 2003silver330i
Upon further inspection there are absolutely no...

Upon further inspection there are absolutely no bolts or screws in that area. I'm completely puzzled as to why this piece was not originally molded as part of the whole bumper. Oh well, off comes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 276
Posted By 2003silver330i
OP....looking at your photo, I can still see that...

OP....looking at your photo, I can still see that the bottom half of the broken thermostat still needs to be removed. The ET just slides over the thermostat and over the piece that holds the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 276
Posted By 2003silver330i
$47...yikes $11........

$47...yikes

$11........
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By 2003silver330i
Bumper piece fell off

577700

Is this just a beauty cover that allows access to some screws/bolts or something?

The reason I ask is because one of them fell off. I'm debating whether or not to just rip the other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 541
Posted By 2003silver330i
From my knowledge of the EVAP system if the purge...

From my knowledge of the EVAP system if the purge valve was not working properly you would get some type of evap leak code (SES light). My best guess is that you are on the right track with assuming...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By 2003silver330i
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Vo4fm0JDPY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Vo4fm0JDPY
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By 2003silver330i
That is one possible problem you don't have to...

That is one possible problem you don't have to worry about then. That still leaves three more possibilities:

1. bad wiring connection
2. faulty MAF sensor
3. bad vehicle computer (highly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By 2003silver330i
Clean the MAF sensor if you are using a reusable...

Clean the MAF sensor if you are using a reusable oiled air filter.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By 2003silver330i
^This works for me every single time. After it...

^This works for me every single time. After it cools down overnight, I top it off and call it a day. I have never had any problems doing it this way. Eliminates the need for jack stands and/or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By 2003silver330i
If that was happening to my car the first thing I...

If that was happening to my car the first thing I would do is remove the brakes pads. Then take some 80 grit sand paper and place it on the floor. Next, take each brake pad and rub it back and forth...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-03-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By 2003silver330i
This is an easy fix OP. Just take some 80 grit...

This is an easy fix OP. Just take some 80 grit sand paper and place it on the floor. Next, take each brake pad and rub it back and forth on the sand paper till you remove all the dark or shiny...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By 2003silver330i
$2K is definitely a great deal.

$2K is definitely a great deal.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 742
Posted By 2003silver330i
Man that is low. How do you make it over speed...

Man that is low. How do you make it over speed bumps without tearing up the front bumper?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By 2003silver330i
OP...if your getting a TPS code(s) make sure you...

OP...if your getting a TPS code(s) make sure you check that the engine wiring harness plug to the TB is tight by wiggling and pushing on it. That will usually take care of the code(s). If that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By 2003silver330i
That right there is some great advice to live by....

That right there is some great advice to live by. :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 445
Posted By 2003silver330i
OP...sounds like you bought a defective expansion...

OP...sounds like you bought a defective expansion tank.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By 2003silver330i
Still would be a good idea to check for a stuck...

Still would be a good idea to check for a stuck thermostat or bad water pump.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 966
Posted By 2003silver330i
No doubt. The edges will now slowly start to...

No doubt. The edges will now slowly start to peel away from washes and environmental conditions.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 869
Posted By 2003silver330i
It is a time consuming job. If you are a...

It is a time consuming job. If you are a comfortable around cars, don't mind spending most of the job on your back, and you are a good problem solver then go for it. It was one of the more...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-25-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By 2003silver330i
Not yet. I don't have the funds at the moment to...

Not yet. I don't have the funds at the moment to chase the problem down. I'm beginning to wonder if the issue is due to unbalanced tires from uneven wear. The steering wobble starts very slowly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By 2003silver330i
I agree that the MAF is unlikely causing the...

I agree that the MAF is unlikely causing the codes; however, the OP can't totally discount it as the problem. It is even mentioned in this link as a possible reason for the code(s) being set:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,122
Posted By 2003silver330i
Your better off not taking any advice or getting...

Your better off not taking any advice or getting together with any locals in this town. Just do the work yourself. I learned a long time ago that most locals claim they know how to fix something...
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