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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-28-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,174
Posted By mechanic_101
pic is included. ...

pic is included.

http://bmwfans.info/original/E46/Lim/325i-M56/USA/L/N/2003/01/mg-31/ill-31_0405/
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By mechanic_101
Come on, use common sense now. If he jumps his...

Come on, use common sense now. If he jumps his car and able to get the car started, why did you say the starter? If the starter is bad, he can jump a thousand times, the car still would not start. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By mechanic_101
I was read about race car drivers placed...

I was read about race car drivers placed mothballs in the gas tanks to raise octane levels. But this method is now illegal and banned. What he said is similar to gas pills...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By mechanic_101
if you're lazy get under the car inspecting like...

if you're lazy get under the car inspecting like suspension, control arms, etc...take your car to the dealership for the oil change. After changing your oil, they usually looking for other stuff...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By mechanic_101
I think it is coincident that your headlight...

I think it is coincident that your headlight stopped working. remove the bulb to see it any good. also check the fuse. underhood componenets have have rubber seals preventing water intrusion.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,344
Posted By mechanic_101
you may just need the gasket...your oil housing...

you may just need the gasket...your oil housing would not warp by itself. Just replace the gasket.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,344
Posted By mechanic_101
if it costs that much, then should look for a...

if it costs that much, then should look for a used oil filter housing and DIY. few weeks ago, I saw a used one on ebay buy-now $50. Did you smack it with a hammer? for the PCV replacement, it is a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,419
Posted By mechanic_101
you may have just a hicup. If the light keeps...

you may have just a hicup. If the light keeps stay on, then you need attention.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,846
Posted By mechanic_101
you don't have to replace the hub. The bearing is...

you don't have to replace the hub. The bearing is held inside the hub by a C- ring. See link below

http://bmwfans.info/original/E46/Lim/328i-M52/USA/L/N/1999/01/mg-33/ill-33_0838/
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,669
Posted By mechanic_101
your problem sounds like ignition switch. Get a...

your problem sounds like ignition switch. Get a used one on ebay and try it out.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By mechanic_101
. that is the lowest part. water can get in from...

. that is the lowest part. water can get in from the top and runs down to that spot.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By mechanic_101
I replaced a half-shaft today in Toyota Camry,...

I replaced a half-shaft today in Toyota Camry, and it took me about 20 minutes. I think the socket is 36mm, but not sure. you can borrow the socket kit from autozone or murray's. the socket kit...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By mechanic_101
sit in the car and ask someone using garden hose...

sit in the car and ask someone using garden hose spraying water on top to see where is the water coming from.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,258
Posted By mechanic_101
yes, that what they call oil extractor. You also...

yes, that what they call oil extractor. You also need a 36mmm socket or a wrench to remove the oil filter cap.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,471
Posted By mechanic_101
if you can change a flat tire, then I am very...

if you can change a flat tire, then I am very sure you can replace the tank. The expansion tank could crack due to over-pressurization...cuz it's a closed system I still can't figure it out why BMW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By mechanic_101
[QUOTE=justin0o;9086237]Hey guys, My coolant...

[QUOTE=justin0o;9086237]Hey guys,
My coolant dipstick thing fell into my coolant tank. Don't ask how it got in there :) I was playing around. Anyways is there any fix for this? A flush perhaps? Or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,079
Posted By mechanic_101
could you ask someone to apply pressure on the...

could you ask someone to apply pressure on the hood (on top of the latch) to release some tension while pulling the cable with a locking pliers? good luck mate...it is cold in Toronto.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By mechanic_101
never heard of this before, but you shouldn't...

never heard of this before, but you shouldn't drive the car or trying to start the car knowing it's leaking fuel. replace the injectors with new ones and write to BMW NA to explain the situation....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,529
Posted By mechanic_101
won't it be faster if you take the battery to...

won't it be faster if you take the battery to autozone so they check it for you. Sounds like a battery to me.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,503
Posted By mechanic_101
intake #18 (behind the vanos solenoid) exhaust...

intake #18 (behind the vanos solenoid)
exhaust #5 ( in the front of the engine)

http://bmwfans.info/original/E46/Lim/325i-M54/USA/L/N/2004/01/mg-11/ill-11_2170/
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,503
Posted By mechanic_101
It's located near the starter motor. can 't miss...

It's located near the starter motor. can 't miss it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By mechanic_101
put the blanket on your car at night.

put the blanket on your car at night.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 983
Posted By mechanic_101
if it vibrates at that speed, the wheels may need...

if it vibrates at that speed, the wheels may need to be balanced. Check to see any bent or dent in your wheels. One of my front wheels has a small bent at inner lip, I can feel it at speed 80MPH or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,703
Posted By mechanic_101
one quarter per 1000 miles is alot. If you have a...

one quarter per 1000 miles is alot. If you have a gasket leak, your driveway will be full of oil. Can you run a compression check?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,243
Posted By mechanic_101
I just replaced one of the two frontal impact...

I just replaced one of the two frontal impact sensors in my dad car. It is mounted on the cross bar frame near the radiator. And the other sensor is integrated into the air bag module. I work on...
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