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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-03-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,051
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
actually, i have a question: I can't seem to find...

actually, i have a question: I can't seem to find the vacuum cylinder.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-03-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,051
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
Thanks for this. I was doing the "from under"...

Thanks for this. I was doing the "from under" approach right now. the transmission thing is annoying. I don't think I want to remove/losen anything overly mechanical. Spent 2+ hours in the cold and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
All good. I looked at the bosch site and searched...

All good. I looked at the bosch site and searched for the part number by year and model.

SR0448N

I just ordered a new one and try to do it or have someone help me. I'll keep you posted.
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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
I was afraid of that. Oh well, you gotta do what...

I was afraid of that. Oh well, you gotta do what you gotta do. Do you happen to know the part #? I see the solenoid and starter motor have different ones
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
OK, I got a chance to check the voltage going to...

OK, I got a chance to check the voltage going to the starter(and I tell you, it was a really tight squeeze even with the intake boots off), ~10.5V. Onboard, voltmeter registers ign at ON position as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
Ok I was able to take out the in intake boot and...

Ok I was able to take out the in intake boot and see a little bit more.

I'm assuming what I'm looking is the starter?

http://i.imgur.com/T1Wzk.jpg?2

If it is, which wire is the positive end?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
Sorry I meant brake fluid haha yeah, I'm...

Sorry I meant brake fluid haha

yeah, I'm trying to get to the starter but I'm not sure where exactly it is located
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
Initially I thought it was the battery, so I...

Initially I thought it was the battery, so I bought a new one, even boosted it -- no dice.

Like I said, the fuel pump would prime, as I can hear it. After I let it finish priming, I turn the key...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
Ok, I just got to working on this since it's been...

Ok, I just got to working on this since it's been a while since we got clear skies and warmer days. I've successfully took out the airbox, and the firewall, but can't figure out the location of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
Ah yes, Looks like pretty much the same steps...

Ah yes, Looks like pretty much the same steps I've read on how to replace the starter. Thanks

And yes, I have believe I have one lying around. I'll see if I can test it tomorrow(providing it won't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
Thanks, I'll do that then(testing). But forgive...

Thanks, I'll do that then(testing). But forgive me, but how do I do that? By that I meant, digging in to the starter and testing the terminal)Do know of any tutorial I can refer to? I see a tutorial...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
If I connect the cables and access the onboard...

If I connect the cables and access the onboard voltmeter it'll go up to ~14V. That should be more than enough to start it, right? If it were the alternator, shouldn't I receive a low battery light...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
Another one of those "car won't start" threads

Ok, yeah, it's another BMW wouldn't start thread.

Here's the story:

So about a week ago, my car started to act up and not start. The thing is, when I put the key in the ON position, I can hear...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,339
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
bump?

bump?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,339
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
Also, beef1020, would you know of any threads or...

Also, beef1020, would you know of any threads or docs which can teach me to DIY this? that is, how to remove the key ignition. Still looking but so far couldn't find any.

Thanks in advance
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,339
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
Wow, thank you. This just might be the issue,...

Wow, thank you. This just might be the issue, hopefully. It just might save me hundreds of dollars. So far the issue hasn't come back yet so I can't make sure that the low fuel light doesn't come up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,339
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
Yep, it cranks fine but there's just no fuel...

Yep, it cranks fine but there's just no fuel going to the engine(I checked the fuel nipple or whatever you call it and there's no pressure.)

The battery is perfectly fine as everything, so it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,339
Posted By UnoriginalUsername
Another bmw won't start thread

Hi guys,

first post here. I've been lurking around for a while but I figured it's time I get involved.

Well, to keep things short my car(2003 320i) won't start, and it's because no current is...
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