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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By markusmarkus
I'd check www.realoem.com. Enter the last 7...

I'd check www.realoem.com. Enter the last 7 characters of the car's VIN. While it's primarily for parts it does give you an idea of what's in you car.




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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By markusmarkus
Redline ftw! I've used Redline gear lubes since...

Redline ftw! I've used Redline gear lubes since the mid-80s and never had an issue. Mike Miller of BMWCCA highly recommends Redline products.


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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:18 AM
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Great tip! Sent from BimmerApp mobile...

Great tip!



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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:14 AM
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Posted By markusmarkus
Hmmmm, those codes don't seem to exist in...

Hmmmm, those codes don't seem to exist in bimmerville.i checked a couple of websites and my Bentley manual. What tool are you using to read codes?


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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By markusmarkus
You need either a tool or software to reset...

You need either a tool or software to reset restraint system errors. I don't think PA Soft will do it.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By markusmarkus
These cars were built with one of 3 alternators: ...

These cars were built with one of 3 alternators:
- 80 amp Bosch
- 80 amp Valeo
- 120 amp Bosch

The Bosch alternators' voltage regulator/brushes can be replaced in less rah a hour. The Valeo...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By markusmarkus
Yes, the code is fir the exhaust cam position...

Yes, the code is fir the exhaust cam position sensor.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By markusmarkus
Recheck all connections on the ccv/CVV. Also,...

Recheck all connections on the ccv/CVV. Also, make the electrical connections are back where they belong.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By markusmarkus
I'd check the connection first. Then, if the...

I'd check the connection first. Then, if the connection is ok I'd remove the sensor and check for contamination such as oil. If it has oil in the hole I'd clean it and the sensor and reinstall. Then...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-12-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By markusmarkus
How dies the car run? Does it seem to lack power?...

How dies the car run? Does it seem to lack power? How many miles on the clock?


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By markusmarkus
Depends on how you drive and the condition of the...

Depends on how you drive and the condition of the roads. I replaced mine with OEM linx. I doubt if urethane link bushings would make a big dif.


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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-11-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By markusmarkus
As I noted, it appears that the adapter is taking...

As I noted, it appears that the adapter is taking the place of the cd changer. I'd ask the seller if this us true.


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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-11-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By markusmarkus
The "fault" seems to indicate that the pre-cat O2...

The "fault" seems to indicate that the pre-cat O2 sensor has a problem. Please remember that the problem could be caused by things such as a bad vacuum leak or a faulty injector. I'd find someone...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By markusmarkus
Actually, spin each idler and tensioner pulley....

Actually, spin each idler and tensioner pulley. If the pulley continues to spin for more than a couple if seconds the pulley should be replaced? Why? The lube is shot. When the pulley is new it'll...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-10-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By markusmarkus
It should work. It looks like it plugs into the...

It should work. It looks like it plugs into the back of the head unit, and takes the place of the cd changer.


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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-10-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By markusmarkus
Did you try google? If find another code reader. ...

Did you try google? If find another code reader.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By markusmarkus
It's probably not you antenna. Try playing a cd...

It's probably not you antenna. Try playing a cd and see if it happens again. Have you mod'd the audio system at all?


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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-10-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By markusmarkus
I'm in the process of installing a pair if Tang...

I'm in the process of installing a pair if Tang Band 6.5" subwoofers (yes, they are subs!) in the package shelf. I had to cut some of the sheet metal around the 5" holes (used by the HK subs) to fit...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By markusmarkus
It's aftermarket. I bet the previous owner...

It's aftermarket. I bet the previous owner installed an electronic device and hardwired it to the battery. That's not from BMW!


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 717
Posted By markusmarkus
You buy it from eBay and you'll end yup replacing...

You buy it from eBay and you'll end yup replacing it in 6 months! Spend the extra $ and buy a Hella.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By markusmarkus
That's the factory installed option that sprays...

That's the factory installed option that sprays foul smelling fluid on tailgaters. I think you hit the volume up button and the right turn signal at the same time to make it work. The foul smelling...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By markusmarkus
I bet you'll need to remove part if the dash....

I bet you'll need to remove part if the dash. Pull the head unit and the HVAC control to have a peak. You may get lucky.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By markusmarkus
Your left front brake may be the issue when it...

Your left front brake may be the issue when it turns during braking. How old is the suspension?


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 294
Posted By markusmarkus
In bmwese "lifetime oil" means until the...

In bmwese "lifetime oil" means until the tranny/transfer case dies! It's all BS. Change the lube while you're in there!


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By markusmarkus
I don't recommend any glue that's going to dry...

I don't recommend any glue that's going to dry inflexible. Why? When you enter or leave the car you can brush up against the trim. If the glue is rigid it can break. I used a GE silicon based glue...
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