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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 854
Posted By san_siro
If you read all the maintenance threads on this...

If you read all the maintenance threads on this board, you would have been aware the alternator is a common issue with these cars after 100k miles.

A little bit of preventive maintenance will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-09-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 91,627
Posted By san_siro
I bought the same battery as it was $10 cheaper...

I bought the same battery as it was $10 cheaper than the H7 size battery at Walmart.

Were you able to use the round battery holder under the metal bar? Seems Duracell battery is taller than stock...
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-28-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,609
Posted By san_siro
Alligators?

Alligators?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By san_siro
I had a similar problem; car started fine, warmed...

I had a similar problem; car started fine, warmed up after 5/10 mins, then turns off. It was the Camshaft Position Sensor (intake).
Get it from the dealer because new one failed after 6 months...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 27,118
Posted By san_siro
Regarding ring or sealing gasket, did you guys...

Regarding ring or sealing gasket, did you guys order 16141182905 or 16111184084 ?

I ordered the correct one (16141182905) according to realoem for E46 < 3/2001, but it
didn't fit after 15 mins of...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-25-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By san_siro
vdo

vdo
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 27,118
Posted By san_siro
Was able to remove the clamp but now the dam fuel...

Was able to remove the clamp but now the dam fuel hose line won't come off the fuel pump plastic connector. Can you spray oil lubricant around the tube opening or is that not safe as it might...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-23-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,646
Posted By san_siro
Have you changed the CCV yet? I got about a 2mpg...

Have you changed the CCV yet? I got about a 2mpg improvement after CCV was done.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 27,118
Posted By san_siro
How did you guys remove the clamp on the fuel...

How did you guys remove the clamp on the fuel hose line? It's some strange looking clamp that I've never seen before and couldn't get it out.
Is it ok to replace it with the screw type of clamp?...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-25-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,008
Posted By san_siro
After consulting with several users here, decided...

After consulting with several users here, decided to have shop drill 3 holes from underside of grill to the reinforcement bar. Got home and had to adjust the ends that meet fender because shop said...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-23-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,008
Posted By san_siro
I no longer have that plastic inner part on my...

I no longer have that plastic inner part on my stock nor my (Euro-spec) Mtech 2 bumper. That piece is built into the Mtech 2 bumper, i.e., not removable.
I went to the shop today to confirm what the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-31-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,245
Posted By san_siro
I'm 100% sure it's not Iran but India. Been to...

I'm 100% sure it's not Iran but India. Been to both places and Iran does not look like that and nobody is dark like that in Iran. LOL
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-03-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,830
Posted By san_siro
It's the hose from the fuel tank breather valve...

It's the hose from the fuel tank breather valve that connects to that plastic nozzle in the pic above. Look at #3 from here...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-16-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,830
Posted By san_siro
I had this exact same code (Peake code : table 15...

I had this exact same code (Peake code : table 15 8D) after replacing the CCV / Oil Separator.
There were no errors before the repair so I knew something did not get put back correctly.

There is...
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-28-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,210
Posted By san_siro
Is he Indian (dot not feather) ? Most likely he...

Is he Indian (dot not feather) ? Most likely he doesn't have much experience managing Americans and thinks what works (micromanagement) in India can be applied here.
We had a guy like him and he...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-25-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,228
Posted By san_siro
I had this problem recently too and it was the...

I had this problem recently too and it was the water pump. I had bled it twice just to make sure but the light kept coming on after I started the car or after engine warmed up.

Once the water pump...
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-13-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,657
Posted By san_siro
Are they Abanian? At first I thought they were...

Are they Abanian? At first I thought they were from Napoli and speaking slang but then after watching it again, sounds like
they are eastern European? Albanian would be my guess.
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-09-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,618
Posted By san_siro
As everyone has already said, it is not as...

As everyone has already said, it is not as glamorous as it seems. I did it for 9 years traveling about 48/52 weeks a year; working
with the big 5 consulting companies.

You won't have time to do...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 08-12-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By san_siro
I'm not going to mention the dealer names but you...

I'm not going to mention the dealer names but you will know which ones I'm talking about since it probably happened to you too.

1) Go to dealer's website to order parts online (all prices are MSRP...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,720
Posted By san_siro
Also check your water pump pulley, as mine had...

Also check your water pump pulley, as mine had chunks missing from the thread. It's only about $20 and cheap insurance since you're
down there anyways. Metal one was sold out everywhere and I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By san_siro
Hey Dmax, the car was not running; was following...

Hey Dmax, the car was not running; was following the Bentley manual and it said to put in position 2, which I did but as I kept
pouring in the coolant, it ran out before I saw any fluid come out of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,304
Posted By san_siro
I can relate to this as I had to replace my...

I can relate to this as I had to replace my expansion tank last year and did not connect the upper hose to the t-stat housing correctly, and it started to overheat, and
coolant sprayed out near...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By san_siro
I poured more coolant in than was lost when the...

I poured more coolant in than was lost when the upper hose was removed.

However, with the heater on at 91F and lowest fan setting, I was not able to see the fluid come out of bleed screw...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By san_siro
Bleeding coolant required if removing upper hose?

Had to remove the upper radiator hose when I replaced the oil filter housing gasket, and some coolant leaked.

Do I have to bleed the cooling system if upper radiator hose removed?
Another...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,730
Posted By san_siro
Had two of the CCV hoses replaced under TSB

When I brought in my car for the sub-frame inspection few months ago, the dealer checked for other repairs from TSBs, and they replaced two of the upper hoses to the CCV. I had already bought all the...
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