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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,155
Posted By soundq2
You've probably already gone and did what you set...

You've probably already gone and did what you set out to do but the front cradle is different...the front strut towers are different. Also SMG transmission and computer...

I'd buy an M3...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By soundq2
I HAVE the SMG. And I have a convertible. Got a...

I HAVE the SMG. And I have a convertible. Got a GM5 module from a M3 coupe and put it in... Top wont go up or down (installed it with the top down and it's stuck down). The key fob doesn't work...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 834
Posted By soundq2
Just curious. I have a M3 convertible. My GM5...

Just curious. I have a M3 convertible. My GM5 module went bad (Drivers door wouldn't unlock, gas tank door wouldn't unlock and trunk would only open with key fob or key). Then I got one off ebay. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By soundq2
Yep drove the car with the door panel off and the...

Yep drove the car with the door panel off and the airbag out.
I go to the stealership tomorrow for an alignment...I'll ask if they'll reset it then or I'll see if anyone in St. Louis has the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By soundq2
Similar problem for me...I was looking for an...

Similar problem for me...I was looking for an answer...
I unhooked my dirvers door airbag as I replaced the actuator. When I put it back in the light came on. I reconnected it and it's still on......
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By soundq2
Thanks for your input but when I installed the...

Thanks for your input but when I installed the actuator I DID NOT line up the lock (door key) with the square hole in the actuator. Thus preventing the lock from ever working...also the door...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By soundq2
Thanks for the reply...had to remove the door...

Thanks for the reply...had to remove the door panel with the door closed and cut into the sheetmetal around the latch to access the actuator. Then pry it open a bit. Viola... the door opened after...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By soundq2
Should have read this post BEFORE I pushed my...

Should have read this post BEFORE I pushed my lock button down! Now I can't get it open either...I'll try to remove the door panel from the INSIDE with the door closed!
I have an E46 but my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By soundq2
Can't Open door! from inside or outside

Is there a way to get the door open when closed?
I replaced the door actuator yesterday.
Problem WAS it wouldn't unlock with the key fob. But would from inside handle or key.
When I replaced the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By soundq2
Don't know if you fixed this or not as it's been...

Don't know if you fixed this or not as it's been a few years BUT I may have the solution. They already mentioned the green plastic pull tab in the trunk to open it but to FIX it I found that the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By soundq2
Don't know if you fixed this or not as it's been...

Don't know if you fixed this or not as it's been a few years BUT I may have the solution. They already mentioned the green plastic pull tab in the trunk to open it but to FIX it I found that the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-05-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,824
Posted By soundq2
Kept driving car, usually no issues unless...

Kept driving car, usually no issues unless pushing it hard. BUT then two days ago it wouldn't find ANY gear. I mean ANY! Then the next day I pushed the gas a bit with it trying to find...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 27,560
Posted By soundq2
I have a 2003 M3 and got code P0134. Light goes...

I have a 2003 M3 and got code P0134. Light goes off after a couple of days but comes back on a couple days later.
My stealership here (St. Louis) charged me $180 JUST TO HOOK UP TO THE DIAGNOSTIC...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-15-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,824
Posted By soundq2
Thanks for the input...It does it when...

Thanks for the input...It does it when accelerating or trying to pass if pushed hard. (in auto)...I go to manual but it still delays shifting. I am in mode 3 in the drivelogic thing.
No owners...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-15-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,931
Posted By soundq2
Thumbs Up Thanks for the info, but the car didn't come with...

Thanks for the info, but the car didn't come with a manual and it's 11 years old. But only has about 75K miles... some minor issues (TPM light always on, a few scratches and gravel chips on front...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-08-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,931
Posted By soundq2
Mine is RED when I start it... push it it goes...

Mine is RED when I start it... push it it goes yellow... ALL tires are perfect!
When I bought the car (03 M3 with 73K miles) the dealer said the light was on, but it was yellow... I reset it pretty...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-07-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,824
Posted By soundq2
Thanks for the info...I have a 03 M3 with about...

Thanks for the info...I have a 03 M3 with about 75K miles...on hard acceleration (in auto mode) it doesn't shift into 3rd unless I let off for like 2 seconds... same when trying to pass someone (in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,418
Posted By soundq2
I have an 03 M3 with about 75K miles on it. I...

I have an 03 M3 with about 75K miles on it. I also have the SMG tranny and it shifts slow in automode or not at all from 2nd to 3rd if accelerating hard. But I go from about 15-60 mph in about 3...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By soundq2
mine does the SAME thing in auto mode... wont...

mine does the SAME thing in auto mode... wont shift from 2nd to 3rd unless I let off for like 2 seconds while accelerating hard. Also in Auto mode...if I try to accelerate fast, as if to pass...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-30-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 44,996
Posted By soundq2
OH and the "Salmon Relay" is part...

OH and the "Salmon Relay" is part #61-36-8-366-646... hydrolic pump relay and is $39.07 in St. Louis (dealer) on 6-28-14. Not just a $5 part like some have suggested. The resistor was a lot cheaper...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains 06-30-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,377
Posted By soundq2
Going to do this again sometime? This post is 2...

Going to do this again sometime? This post is 2 years old... I just got my first M3... after a 323i and 330ci...
Hit me up. Also do you know anyone who can reprogram my car... turn the clown nose...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-30-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 44,996
Posted By soundq2
I did the mod two days ago and the temperatures...

I did the mod two days ago and the temperatures have been above 90F everyday since... NO issues what so ever! I got a 1K 10watt resistor from an electronic parts store (NOT radio shack!) and it...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-21-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 44,996
Posted By soundq2
About to do this too! Just got the car (03 M3...

About to do this too! Just got the car (03 M3 convertable with 70K miles) and it had a rear end leak...bad... where the drive shaft goes into the rear end. I had that replaced by a BMW shop but not...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-11-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,202
Posted By soundq2
I just got an E46 M3 convertable...sold my 330Ci....

I just got an E46 M3 convertable...sold my 330Ci. My question is WILL the windscreen fit in the top compartment with the top down? I store it in there with the top UP but will it hurt my window or...
Forum: Interior 05-14-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,251
Posted By soundq2
Do you still have the dead pedal? bought one...

Do you still have the dead pedal?
bought one but it was for or from a sedan and I have a coupe...didn't fit!

Thanks.
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