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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By IxNay
Don't worry about it unless you have a...

Don't worry about it unless you have a drivability issue but in general it is never a good idea to let your car get low on fuel as it can cause fuel delivery problems. You may have pulled some gunk...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By IxNay
Have you checked for the dreaded cracks on the...

Have you checked for the dreaded cracks on the undercarriage where the rear subframe mounts on the driver's side?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By IxNay
+1 improper charge. Evacuate and re-charge.

+1 improper charge. Evacuate and re-charge.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By IxNay
Saris Bones.

Saris Bones.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,703
Posted By IxNay
There will be plenty of parts for these cars for...

There will be plenty of parts for these cars for many, many years to come. They made hundreds of thousands of these cars over the years. I own three cars that are over 50 years old. One of them is a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 980
Posted By IxNay
I have had this happen repeatedly on my 328ci....

I have had this happen repeatedly on my 328ci. Over a period of more than 10 years and 100,000 miles I have replaced the right front caliper twice and the left rear once. As soon as I feel the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,476
Posted By IxNay
+1 You don't want to own one of the new...

+1

You don't want to own one of the new models after the warranty runs out unless you are ready to shell out big bucks if any of the expensive new technologies break and they will.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By IxNay
+1 Easy enough to check for sticky brake...

+1

Easy enough to check for sticky brake caliper and other issues.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By IxNay
I rented a new 740iL (or is that a 740Li?) for a...

I rented a new 740iL (or is that a 740Li?) for a week last October. I had reserved a full size car and when I arrived to pick up the rental I decided to upgrade to the premium 740. The car drove very...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By IxNay
This is normal operation.

This is normal operation.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By IxNay
Since you have already ruled out suspension...

Since you have already ruled out suspension bushings, if you also rule out a wheel/tire is out of balance then you likely have a brake issue. A sticky brake caliper will cause a wheel shimmy and can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By IxNay
If color is red its most likely power steering...

If color is red its most likely power steering fluid check oil lines going to/from the power steering pump. If color is brown or black its most likely oil leaking from the valve cover gasket or the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 811
Posted By IxNay
+1

+1
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-20-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By IxNay
Next time it happens pull over someplace safe and...

Next time it happens pull over someplace safe and see if one of the front wheels has heated up. You can put your hand near each brake rotor but do not touch it as it may be very hot. If one of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By IxNay
Bad tire Bent wheel Worn front control arm...

Bad tire
Bent wheel
Worn front control arm bushings
Sticky brake caliper
Any of the above
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By IxNay
I had my subframe repaired by a good indy BMW...

I had my subframe repaired by a good indy BMW shop in Pompano Beach, FL (Redline BMW). The cost was about $1500 including the cost of the Turner kit. These guys know their BMWs and they do great...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,541
Posted By IxNay
When cleaning up after rodents beware of the...

When cleaning up after rodents beware of the Hantavirus... it can be deadly.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By IxNay
+1 The E46 subframe repair is best done...

+1

The E46 subframe repair is best done using a Turner reinforcement kit. If you do it yourself you can do it for just the cost of the parts ($200-$400 depending on parts needed) but it is a big...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By IxNay
If you have someone else do the subframe repair...

If you have someone else do the subframe repair using the Turner reinforcement kit you are probably going to spend somewhere around $1200 to $1500 to have the kit welded in including the cost of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,983
Posted By IxNay
I have both Peake tools and I have used them on...

I have both Peake tools and I have used them on my 2000 328ci. I find them super easy to use to check and reset codes. I keep the engine code reader and booklet in the car at all times and I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,114
Posted By IxNay
Well at least it worked for a few months and you...

Well at least it worked for a few months and you saved at least a thousand dollars. My compressor went out and I had no time to fix it so I just brought it to a trusted a/c repair shop and it cost...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,836
Posted By IxNay
+1 The smell is likely from the A/C system. ...

+1

The smell is likely from the A/C system. Try the above and to avoid this in the future shut off the A/C a few minutes before you shut off your car and crank up the fan to max. This will dry...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By IxNay
+1

+1
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 939
Posted By IxNay
+1 I too have used Armor-all with good...

+1

I too have used Armor-all with good results for many years.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 939
Posted By IxNay
At a minimum just disconnect the battery and hook...

At a minimum just disconnect the battery and hook it up when you return in 3 to 4 months and it will be fine. If you want to do more, or you want to store the car for between 6 months to a year, you...
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