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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Acrono
Brilliant idea Dave, my only concern is the new...

Brilliant idea Dave, my only concern is the new oil will mix with the old/watery oil

I do love the idea of the chemical sprayer!
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Acrono
Is that a more efficient way of swapping out the...

Is that a more efficient way of swapping out the fluid? If so could you go a little more into detail of how this method works as I cant picture it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Acrono
Thanks for all the input guys, tomorrow after I...

Thanks for all the input guys, tomorrow after I get off work I will be checking the tranny fluid and seeing weather the radiator failed or the heater exchange failed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Acrono
Thanks for all of the feedback guys, I was hoping...

Thanks for all of the feedback guys, I was hoping that was the culprit.

Here is a pic of the dip stick, I know its a little low, my OFHG is leaking again so that's why I am running a little low.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Acrono
Exclamation Transmission Oil in coolant?

So I made a thread a few days ago about my e46 upshiting harder than normal which can be seen here (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1045413).

And today the car was leaking on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Acrono
Update: Thread changed to here...

Update: Thread changed to here (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1045631):

So I was looking at the car today, there is a ton of oil in the coolant! But there is NO coolant in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Acrono
You get a cel for lack of fuel. The it stalls and...

You get a cel for lack of fuel. The it stalls and is hard to start it back up. At least that is how it happens for me. If you smell the fuel that sounds like a new problem. Actually after I changed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Acrono
Lightbulb Tranny shifting hard on all upshifts

03' 325i sedan automatic 114k miles. Commuting 80 miles per day.

This started yesterday, on all up shifts, hot or cold it shifts considerably harder. Then today on the way home I heard a beep and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-11-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Acrono
Just bring this pic to BMW and the parts person...

Just bring this pic to BMW and the parts person should be able to help you out.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-11-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By Acrono
Nice, not to familiar with the db noise rating....

Nice, not to familiar with the db noise rating. is a 5db a noticeable difference?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
Update: Thermostat was busted! Stick with...

Update:

Thermostat was busted! Stick with OEM guys!

I drove to work (1 hour drive) the car didn't pass 95c and the car actually can cool it self down now when at a dead stop.

My only other...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-10-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Acrono
I got a fake blade suede at a local fabric store....

I got a fake blade suede at a local fabric store.

For the A pillars, I recommend just cutting three holes into the fabric, and toss away that slit.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
Just dropped my car off at the dealership for the...

Just dropped my car off at the dealership for the tail light recall, got this sweet 2014 335D. So I get to lose my headache for a few days, once I get it back I will try a new thermostat and go from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
It was from Bap Geon

It was from Bap Geon
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
It only heats up that high when moving really...

It only heats up that high when moving really slow or when at a dead stop, so based of that I guess its a flow problem?

I have replaced everything

-Lower radiator hose & temp sensor
-Fan...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
Mine is backwards, this explains a lot! ...

Mine is backwards, this explains a lot!

Thank you so much for the support!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
Yes, I did replace the temp sensor during the...

Yes, I did replace the temp sensor during the overhaul.

Are you sure, could you please confirm. As I went through a YouTube video, and either mine is on backwards or his is.

I think my fan is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
Update: Okay I after I got off work I...

Update:

Okay I after I got off work I re-bleed my system and took out about 8 oz's of water to make it just above the minimum indicator.

Drove home, was about 95-101c the way home. With ac off....
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
Sorry misread that, going to get a new cap and re...

Sorry misread that, going to get a new cap and re bleed system in about a hour.

If my thermostat is not any of those brands I will swap it out this weekend. Could the thermostat be a culprit to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
I'm not sure about the thermostat, I think it was...

I'm not sure about the thermostat, I think it was from bapgeon maybe. I can confirm when I get home and pull the receipt.

I actually just replaced the upper hose & expansion tank with a oem one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
Gotcha, This makes alot more sense. But...

Gotcha,

This makes alot more sense.

But do you think this is the reason I am running that high? Should I be this concerned about my temperature?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
Got it, so I'll siphon some out after work....

Got it, so I'll siphon some out after work. Should I open the bleed screw when siphoning to that level?

I also notice when you open the bleed screw the coolant level rises...



Could this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
I should say that it is a automatic bmw so the...

I should say that it is a automatic bmw so the fan is on the clutch and always running. (New fan, fan clutch, and waterpump have been installed less than a year ago)

This is what confused me, I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
Yeah, Heater on low, max temp. Fill up til...

Yeah,

Heater on low, max temp.
Fill up til bleedscrew has no air bubbles after a few mins.
Close bleedscrew.
Close cap.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 951
Posted By Acrono
E46 running hot?

Hey guys,

I changed my entire cooling system about a year ago but was still having a small leak, turned out to be the water pump so installed another one.

-I fixed the leak
-Due to this leak...
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