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Forum: E46 Convertible 12-27-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
FWIW, my light hasn't been back on since I...

FWIW, my light hasn't been back on since I replaced the sending unit last October. I check the oil level every few weeks and have added a little twice now, but not because the light came on. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
Finally Found My Vacuum Leak!

At long last, I believe I am able to claim victory over the elusive vacuum leak I've been chasing. I have worked on this problem constantly (as time permitted) since my original post on 10/27. I...
Forum: E46 Convertible 11-27-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
I agree this plate is easy to remove, but I'm...

I agree this plate is easy to remove, but I'm suspicious that the person saying that plate is easy to install hasn't done it. At least not with the car on jack-stands and only a little more than a...
Forum: E46 Convertible 11-27-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
It's true that this is a relatively easy fix, but...

It's true that this is a relatively easy fix, but it could be a little difficult to get to depending on your year model. I recently replaced mine in my 2003 325ci and there is a thick, heavy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
The post before yours was immensely helpful,...

The post before yours was immensely helpful, jdstrickland. Yours wasn't helpful at all, which was supposed to be the whole point. It would have made a lot more sense for you to not answer at all.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
EXACTLY what I needed. Thanks so much! I...

EXACTLY what I needed. Thanks so much! I literally had it installed in 3 minutes. It is now all hooked up, buttoned up and tools put up just since your post. If I had that to do over I could do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
I need quick help on a fuel pump installation

I don't know why, but I am having a very hard time installing a new fuel pump in my 2003 325ci. I was able to get the old pump out and the new one in place in about 25 minutes, but I have spent a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
Thanks for the responses. I changed my plugs and...

Thanks for the responses. I changed my plugs and coils in April, so they only have about 5k miles on them. I went back and checked the connections for the hoses I changed and they all seemed tight....
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
I could use some help

Sorry for starting a new thread, but I've spent a couple of hours trying to find a thread that described my problem, but didn't.

I recently completed replacing my PCV valve and hoses, valve cover...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-18-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 81,335
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
Since the above posting in April, I have finished...

Since the above posting in April, I have finished replacing the valve cover gasket, the oil filter housing gasket, the CCV valve and hoses, the oil level sensor, the forward O2 sensors (pre-cat...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,303
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
I have an issue similar to the above problems. I...

I have an issue similar to the above problems. I just finished a lot of preventive maintenance on my 2003 325ci including replacing my valvecover gasket, CCV valve & hoses, oil filter housing gasket...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,859
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
Well, Simon P, it worked! I went back out to my...

Well, Simon P, it worked! I went back out to my car this morning and checked then reset the error code. Then I checked it over and over a few times and went through the clearing process a few times...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,859
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
If there is a fault in the system, you can't...

If there is a fault in the system, you can't reset it or rather it can be reset momentarily, but will come back on when the fault is detected again. If there isn't a fault, it can be reset with a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,859
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
Thanks! That's easy enough. I'll try it tomorrow...

Thanks! That's easy enough. I'll try it tomorrow and let you know.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,859
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
The previous post is a little over 4 years old,...

The previous post is a little over 4 years old, but I have that same problem right now. I disconnected the battery before removing and re-installing the driver's door airbag while working on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
Washer Pump Leak

I just went through this. I had my washer fluid reservoir out to work on my headlight then put it back in and filled it with water (I will need to take it back out later so I didn't want to waste...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 09-28-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
I live in WA also and am interested in your...

I live in WA also and am interested in your scanner. Would you take $75 for it? Depending on where you live I might be able to come get it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
Contrary to what you might think, having the OFH...

Contrary to what you might think, having the OFH off would not have been a significant benefit on my car, which is the main reason I posted that video. That video does a very good job of showing you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
FWIW, I just did some preventive maintenance on...

FWIW, I just did some preventive maintenance on my 2003 325ci and one of my goals was to replace the CCV or PCV valve when I replaced the gasket in my oil filter housing, valve cover gasket and the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,460
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
Everyone has to make their own decisions, but I...

Everyone has to make their own decisions, but I much prefer preventive maintenance to replacing parts. I'm afraid I can't see the logic in dirty fluids or oils being better than clean fluids or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,460
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
BTW, there may be some fluid movement with the...

BTW, there may be some fluid movement with the engine running and the wheel not turning, but it is miniscule compared to what you'll get when you turn the wheel. You're not going to get a noticeable...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,460
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
It's a judgment call, but my fluid looked just...

It's a judgment call, but my fluid looked just like brown gravy before I did anything. There was NO redness to the color. Even after replacing all of the fluid in the reservoir 5 times, it is reddish...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-11-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 81,335
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
I believe this post is on-topic, but I took my...

I believe this post is on-topic, but I took my car to the local dealer to service the transmission recently and they performed a "safety check." The most expensive item they recommended ($709) was to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,460
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
FWIW, I just replaced my ps pump, reservoir and...

FWIW, I just replaced my ps pump, reservoir and hose between the reservoir and pump on a 2003 325ci with just over 100k miles. The day after I finished replacing most of the cooling system and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,744
Posted By BeemerGSPilot
I don't know what year your car is, but I have a...

I don't know what year your car is, but I have a 2003 325ci that just turned over 100,000 miles and I just went through the process of changing the water pump, thermostat, coolant reservoir, radiator...
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