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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By uscfroadie
Well, the job is now complete, and it's working...

Well, the job is now complete, and it's working like a champ. I can't believe it came down to shoddy workmanship from the retards that installed the alternator. Had I not been so busy at work when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By uscfroadie
As you mentioned, the ground wire is loose. ...

As you mentioned, the ground wire is loose. That's what I get for not doing the job myself. To add to misery, I can't figure out how to get the grounding bolt off without using pliers, which will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2010, 05:39 PM
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Views: 458
Posted By uscfroadie
No charging despite new alternator

Please help!

I installed a new battery and had the alternator replaced a few months ago. I was quite surprised when the car left me stranded lately. The alternator is simply not charging - 11.9...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-01-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 83,599
Posted By uscfroadie
Thanks for saving me $300 in labor. Got the job...

Thanks for saving me $300 in labor. Got the job done for $60!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,850
Posted By uscfroadie
Sounds like a respray gone bad. I have a jet...

Sounds like a respray gone bad. I have a jet black 2001 that has had it's share of time in 110 degree days and it still looks like new, minus any nicks. I DO NOT wax the car at all. Instead I use...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By uscfroadie
One thing not being metioned is your serpentine...

One thing not being metioned is your serpentine belt. If your belt is loose you alternator will not charge due to slippage. You can check this easily by starting your cold while it is cold and has...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 25,473
Posted By uscfroadie
Guys, new to the forum and absolutely love it. ...

Guys, new to the forum and absolutely love it. Tons of very useful info here...

In response to this particular topic I have to ask, does anyone out there have 150,000 + miles on their car and...
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