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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By egruber
Thanks for the link.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By egruber
Understood. I thought perhaps there was...

Understood. I thought perhaps there was something I could apply that would seal it and prevent further peeling.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By egruber
Thanks, but I was hoping for something simple I...

Thanks, but I was hoping for something simple I could do myself.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By egruber
My alternator just went and no light came on the...

My alternator just went and no light came on the dashboard...which is why I initially suspected and replaced the battery..which made sense because it was 6 years old. But a week later the car died...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By egruber
After replacing several of these, it seems that...

After replacing several of these, it seems that none of them will last until BMW finds a way to improve/strengthen the regulator design..which won't happen at this point. The window tracks on our...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By egruber
My trunk open dash light used to come on...

My trunk open dash light used to come on intermittently and set off the car alarm. I finally just replaced the trunk latch and all was fine. It's not an expensive part.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By egruber
Steering wheel leather is peeling

The steering wheel leather is starting to peel off where I usually keep my hands. I've tried using leather conditioner, but it doesn't seem to help. Any ideas on how to keep it from getting worse...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By egruber
I tried the penny and pliers suggestion. That...

I tried the penny and pliers suggestion. That didn't work.

I just can't believe how over-engineered this part is. A soldering iron? Why can't the parts just snap together? I have to hold two...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By egruber
Really? I will have to try that. Just checked...

Really? I will have to try that. Just checked ebay . There is a crimping tool for that.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By egruber
How to install seat belt slide-stop button?

I bought a replacement seat belt slide-stop button set for our e46. I thought the two sides just snap together, but they don't. Once pressed together there is nothing that holds it together. I...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-22-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By egruber
Well, I am REALLY embarrassed to say this, but...

Well, I am REALLY embarrassed to say this, but the bulb was just burned out after all. It turns out that I kept removing the high beam instead of the low beam bulb (they are the same bulb). Yet,...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-20-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By egruber
I think there is one fuse is for both lamps,...

I think there is one fuse is for both lamps, right? That's what the fuse chart showed.


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Forum: Lighting Forum 01-20-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By egruber
You can't swap the sockets because they are...

You can't swap the sockets because they are different. The plugs won't match. But I took a meter and there is no voltage coming into the passenger socket, so the problem is somewhere else.


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Forum: Lighting Forum 01-20-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By egruber
Halogen.

Halogen.
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-20-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By egruber
Low beam out on passenger side but bulb is good. What do I try?

The little dash light came on saying that the passenger low beam was out. I bought a new bulb, put it in and it won't work. I swapped the right with the left and the new bulb is good...but the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By egruber
. The thermostat was replaced within the...

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The thermostat was replaced within the last year. I don't think it is running hot.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By egruber
Thanks for the suggestions! I'll keep looking.

Thanks for the suggestions! I'll keep looking.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By egruber
Really? I always thought of the valve cover...

Really? I always thought of the valve cover producing oil leaks. I will have to look.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By egruber
I have to assume it is a very small leak,...

I have to assume it is a very small leak, otherwise the coolant level would go down pretty rapidly. I can smell it when I open the hood after a drive. But again, I don't see any smoke from where...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By egruber
We haven't pressure tested it or added UV dye...

We haven't pressure tested it or added UV dye just yet. Mostly because the level hasn't dropped in the tank. But that is a good suggestion. We didn't see any residue in the engine bay or other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By egruber
No. I changed the thermostat but that was some...

No. I changed the thermostat but that was some time ago.
Forum: E46 Convertible 12-26-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,368
Posted By egruber
I have had the same problem for years. My...

I have had the same problem for years. My mechanic said that it is easy to replace, but getting to it is a royal pain. On top of that, this part tends to fail so that the replacement is likely to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By egruber
Turns out the aftermarket sensor I bought was...

Turns out the aftermarket sensor I bought was bad. I replaced it with a BMW part and all was fine. I was disappointed since I bought it from Bavarian Auto and they usually sell good parts. They...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By egruber
Coolant smell, but can't find the source/leak

My 2001 e46cic smells like coolant after I exit the car. Occasionally, I can smell it inside when the heat runs, but mostly I smell it after I pull into the garage and exit the car. My mechanic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By egruber
What is a maf soft?

What is a maf soft?
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