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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,234
Posted By mleskovar
Looks normal for an oil cap that hasn't been...

Looks normal for an oil cap that hasn't been cleaned after many miles. The 'gunk' to worry about is usually lighter in color and there's a whole lot more of it than that. Kind of like a frothy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,234
Posted By mleskovar
"Gunk" can be caused by several things. Gunk...

"Gunk" can be caused by several things. Gunk means the oil is contaminated. Assuming the correct oil is being used, excessive gunk means something is leaking into the oil at a greater rate than...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,346
Posted By mleskovar
OK, got it this time....my error. Is there any...

OK, got it this time....my error. Is there any play in your water pump shaft?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,346
Posted By mleskovar
No noise on the video.........

No noise on the video.........
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,794
Posted By mleskovar
It was intended to be factual, not useful. MOST...

It was intended to be factual, not useful. MOST people don't visit forums to find out what their rides require in the way of maintenance to optimize performance and life. It doesn't take a smart...
Forum: California 07-31-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By mleskovar
Rule #1.....use BMW fluid. For all the other...

Rule #1.....use BMW fluid. For all the other rules see rule #1. Fresh fluid won't stop wear problems that already exist and some people expect miracles.
Forum: California 07-31-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By mleskovar
It worked fine before and fine now. It was...

It worked fine before and fine now. It was preventive maintenance. "Lifetime fluid" just means they expect a short lifetime. :) I went through this on a Mercedes. If you do the fluid drain and...
Forum: California 07-31-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By mleskovar
4 Qts. of fresh. You can't drain the torque...

4 Qts. of fresh. You can't drain the torque converter so that fluid stays in. It's possible to replace all if you disconnect the hose where it goes into the cooler to drain and feed fluid in untill...
Forum: California 07-31-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By mleskovar
Auto - fluid drop (not complete exchange) and...

Auto - fluid drop (not complete exchange) and filter change.
Forum: California 07-31-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By mleskovar
Ruben just did a transmission service for my...

Ruben just did a transmission service for my daughter. He also took the time to generally check the car over. Good price, good work. Thanks.
Forum: California 07-23-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By mleskovar
Indy shop Huntington Beach?

Any recommendations for an Indy shop in/near Huntington Beach? It's for my daughter who just purchased an '04 325Ci with 62K miles. I'm more interested in an honest repair business than a tuner...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,724
Posted By mleskovar
:werd: And your passengers will appreciate it...

:werd: And your passengers will appreciate it even if you don't.




That's an oxymoron :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,689
Posted By mleskovar
Newbie here with 50 years of working on cars and...

Newbie here with 50 years of working on cars and want to throw in my .02, My daughter just bought an '04 325Ci and the cooling system problems have caught my attention. It looks like the bearings...
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