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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-15-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 146,340
Posted By jpainter187
Guess I need to try that. I replaced the harness...

Guess I need to try that. I replaced the harness way back when but that didn't turn my airbag light off. I'll lather the thing up with contact cleaner and if it still doesn't work I guess I'll be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By jpainter187
Good thinking. If I buy them I'll take them to...

Good thinking. If I buy them I'll take them to the tire shop and see if they are still true.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By jpainter187
Is this a good deal for these wheels?

I have a guy selling a used set of 4 factor 17" bmw v spoke 130 style wheels for $160, but I got him down to $100. They look good... Have some scrapes on one or two of them, bit nothing too major. I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-13-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,751
Posted By jpainter187
Well I replaced all the spark plugs and #4...

Well I replaced all the spark plugs and #4 ignition coil which was in fact bad. The car runs much better now. Starts up fine, doesn't try and kill itself, idles better and has regained power. I had...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-09-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,751
Posted By jpainter187
I think I am just going to have him do the CCV...

I think I am just going to have him do the CCV valve and oil filter housing gasket replacement for $200. He said he would charge me $75 for the ignition coil, but I think I can diagnose which one has...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-09-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,751
Posted By jpainter187
I just went ahead and bought the original BMW...

I just went ahead and bought the original BMW cold climate version of the CCV valve kit because it was all about the same. I could have saved about $40 bucks if I got the aftermarket URO brand hoses...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-08-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,751
Posted By jpainter187
CCV Valve Question (Cold Climate or Standard?)

The CCV valve on my '99 323i needs replacing. I am going to order the parts and pay the senior BMW mechanic at the local BMW dealership to do it for me (on his own time, not at stealership labor...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-27-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By jpainter187
Fix or is it time to sell?

I have a 99 323i automatic, with 184k. Lately it seems like one thing after another has been popping up. I don't know if I should fox it or all it and get something newer and better. Here are my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By jpainter187
Hahaha! Stupid auto-correct...:rofl: I...

Hahaha! Stupid auto-correct...:rofl:

I pulled the seat out and took the cover off for the fuel pump. It doesn't look like any fuel has been leaking anywhere and it didn't have a strong fuel smell...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By jpainter187
I changed the entire fuel pump assembly about 3...

I changed the entire fuel pump assembly about 3 years ago because the pimp went out, along with replacing the fuel filter. I'm going to pull the rear seat out when I get home from work today and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By jpainter187
Where is the fuel smell coming from?

Ok... I've noticed for the past 5 or 6 months that when I fill my 99 323i all the way up my garage smells like gas the next morning. I thought this was from maybe overfilling or some spilling, etc....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-18-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,999
Posted By jpainter187
Tackled this project again today. Turns out...

Tackled this project again today.

Turns out it was the water pump causing the leak, which I now remember replacing when I did my coolant system overhaul about 2 years ago. I'm going to try and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-28-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,999
Posted By jpainter187
New radiator, now car wont start and misterious coolant leak. Need help!

Ok... I am going to combine some of my other posts on previous forums to hopefully make more sense and maybe this time I'll get a few responses. So here goes!

My radiator cracked a few weeks ago....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-28-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,301
Posted By jpainter187
^^^^^^^^^^^ A little help, PA-LEEEEASE?...

^^^^^^^^^^^ A little help, PA-LEEEEASE? ^^^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 111,488
Posted By jpainter187
^^^^^^^^^^^ A little help, PA-LEEEEASE?...

^^^^^^^^^^^ A little help, PA-LEEEEASE? ^^^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-25-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,301
Posted By jpainter187
I just got everything back together and filled...

I just got everything back together and filled the coolant system, bled it, and now the car wont start. It cranks fine (new battery) but it starts then immediately kills itself. PLEASE HELP!
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 111,488
Posted By jpainter187
I just did this, as well as replacing three...

I just did this, as well as replacing three radiator because it cracked, but now my car won't start. It cranks fine (new battery) but it starts then immediately kills itself. PLEASE HELP!

After...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-21-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,301
Posted By jpainter187
I know it's not from the radiator not sitting...

I know it's not from the radiator not sitting right because I even pulled it back out to see if I could even get the expansion tank on with the radiator out, and it won't pop in place no matter what...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-20-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,301
Posted By jpainter187
Wow... I think Yahoo Answers would of been more...

Wow... I think Yahoo Answers would of been more helpful by now. :banghead:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-17-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,301
Posted By jpainter187
C'mon guys! Hoping for some responses today.:eek:

C'mon guys! Hoping for some responses today.:eek:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-16-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,301
Posted By jpainter187
I got the radiator in and was working on hooking...

I got the radiator in and was working on hooking all the hoses back up when I realized it doesn't even have a spot for a blue drain plug (P/N: 17111437361) which I ordered because I didn't know if it...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-16-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,301
Posted By jpainter187
Thanks guys! I'm going to tackle the rest of this...

Thanks guys! I'm going to tackle the rest of this project today.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-08-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,301
Posted By jpainter187
Replacing Radiator on AUTOMATIC 323i E46

My radiator cracked yesterday. So far I've drained the radiator, removed the air box, expansion tank, and plastic underbelly... I'd like a walk through for the rest though so I know exactly what I'll...
Forum: Exterior 12-08-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By jpainter187
Can you post the model number? Sent from my...

Can you post the model number?

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I897 using Bimmer
Forum: Exterior 11-03-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By jpainter187
I think I'll save my money and put it towards...

I think I'll save my money and put it towards some that have all the clips. Thanks anyways!
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