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Forum: Southwest 12-20-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By frogger
Houston Body Shops

Looking for a reasonable quality body shop to do some rust repair. Suggestions?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-04-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By frogger
Oil Pan Gasket Change Question

2002 325i
155,000 miles

I am researching replacing my oil pan gasket because it is leaking. Can anyone tell me if I remove the 4 bolts from the subframe and the nuts from the engine mounts and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-15-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By frogger
Oil Leak Question

2002 325i - 155k miles

I have an oil leak around the center of the engine. Yes, it is motor oil and not power steering fluid. Can you help me with all of the possible points that the oil could be...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-20-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By frogger
Great that is what I needed to know. My issue is...

Great that is what I needed to know. My issue is with the subframe and not the plate. Thanks for your help.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-20-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By frogger
I appreciate your help on this and am sorry for...

I appreciate your help on this and am sorry for the additional questions but I want to be sure I know what I am getting into. I just came in from looking at it and it appears that the motor mounts...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-19-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By frogger
So this piece is not spot welded anywhere?

So this piece is not spot welded anywhere?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-18-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By frogger
I understand the first step of torquing in your...

I understand the first step of torquing in your reply, but can you explain further how I complete the second step?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-18-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By frogger
Front cross member and control arms

Need some advice. I have a 2002 e46 and could not get the nut off the bolt of the control arm that attaches to the cross member. I was able to cut the bolt at the bottom between the control arm and...
Forum: Southwest 07-07-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By frogger
Westchase, but willing to go wherever I need to.

Westchase, but willing to go wherever I need to.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-06-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By frogger
Need a Recommendation for a Mechanic in Houston

I am looking for a good reasonable mechanic in Houston to work on my E46. Any suggestions / recommendations?

Thanks.
Forum: Southwest 07-06-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By frogger
Houston Mechanic Recommendations

I am looking for a good reasonable mechanic in Houston to work on my E46. Any suggestions / recommendations?

Thanks.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-20-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By frogger
Wheel Bearings

2002 325i

Can anyone tell me if the wheel bearings need to be repacked and at what mileage intervals?
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-15-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By frogger
I am also worried about damaging the control arm...

I am also worried about damaging the control arm in the process.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-15-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By frogger
Control Arms

E46
2002
154k miles

I am pretty well versed in car repair and have been searching the forums for an answer to this question, but have not found one.

I am preparing to replace the rear...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-10-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By frogger
Interesting. I have been reading that vanos seals...

Interesting. I have been reading that vanos seals could also lead to this problem.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-05-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By frogger
Idle Issue on Cold Start

Here is my situation:

2002 325i
154k miles
Well maintained
Oil: Mobil 0w-40

History:

I had a problem where the car was consuming 1 quart of oil every 500 miles. I replaced the CCV valve,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By frogger
Could it be a faulty temperature sensor at the...

Could it be a faulty temperature sensor at the base of the expansion tank, or do the symptons lead to the thermostat like you recommend?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By frogger
Update: I set the OBD to selection 7 which is the...

Update: I set the OBD to selection 7 which is the coolant temperature. I drove around 5 miles today at lunch getting it up to 60 mph. The actual temperature gauge was in the middle as usual, but the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By frogger
I drive 8-10 miles to work each day and the car...

I drive 8-10 miles to work each day and the car heats up to normal temp. Do I need to drive it further? Could it be a problem with the thermostat?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-17-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By frogger
Oil Problem

I am having an oil loss problem that I have researched and attempted to repair but am struggling to find the right solution.

I have a 2002 325i M52 that is losing about 1 qt of oil every 500...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By frogger
Oil Problem

This is my first post here. I am having an oil loss problem that I have researched and attempted to repair but am struggling to find the right solution.

I have a 2002 325i M52 that is losing about...
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