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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By TannTheMan
I removed the locking tab completely, so I can...

I removed the locking tab completely, so I can wresting with it. The picture was taking without it. I wonder using a heat gun to heat it up, can it help or it will deteriate the hose further?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By TannTheMan
Damn, I've been driving the car without one since...

Damn, I've been driving the car without one since I brought the car 3 years ago (puting 50K miles on it already). No wonder the old ET looks still good because the previous owner changed it already...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By TannTheMan
Replacing Radiator

Two months ago I did cooling system overhaul, changed everything but the radiator. Turned out the radiator has a leak on the upperhose connection. I follow this DIY to change out the radiator...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By TannTheMan
Thank you for sharing your experience and...

Thank you for sharing your experience and advices, I'll drive for couple days while waiting for new radiator - only if the BMW is the last one left available at home; of course carefully driving to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By TannTheMan
Thank you dmax & BimmersGarage for your reply. ...

Thank you dmax & BimmersGarage for your reply.

The car has 140K miles when I did the overhaul 2 months ago following this DIY including the bleeding of course....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By TannTheMan
coolant leak between rediator and upperhose

I recent did a cooling system overhaul, there is a leak between radiator and upperhose (see picture attached). I re-did the connection by cleaning the rediator connection, but same problem. Please...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,208
Posted By TannTheMan
OK, I will be doing an ATF change using the...

OK, I will be doing an ATF change using the drain, drop the pan, change the filter, fill the pan to max, then...

I wonder that anybody has been done the draining from the cooler lines to get extra...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,260
Posted By TannTheMan
Yes, You are right. I had to pry the Guide Pins...

Yes, You are right. I had to pry the Guide Pins into the track because my track didn't have the cutout allows you to get it on the track easily, that was why I didn't figure out how to get it in (I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,899
Posted By TannTheMan
I just changed my coolant a month ago. For the...

I just changed my coolant a month ago. For the engine block drain plug, I used a 10' extension for the ratchet, it was extended enough for ratchet to have room to loosen(and tighten later) the plug....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,260
Posted By TannTheMan
Update: I pried the wiper's guide pins into the...

Update: I pried the wiper's guide pins into the track, it was working well. Anyway, I used T&B Cold Weld to mend the pin back, it sure provided a stronger and cleaner holding of the wiper (see...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,887
Posted By TannTheMan
Mine idle is at 550 rpm too. That is why I like...

Mine idle is at 550 rpm too. That is why I like it because it is quiet at idle, and then it can shooting up to 5000 rpm in second when press on the accelerator pedal. That is the joy of driving a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,260
Posted By TannTheMan
Left means driver's side. I will see whether I...

Left means driver's side. I will see whether I can put it in using your direction. Thanks.



So, I don't need to install the Wiper, the sunshade and sunroof will work without it? I have a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By TannTheMan
I went to the dealer, I let him to take a look of...

I went to the dealer, I let him to take a look of my car (with the air box out). But he wasn't sure which part is the right one (given him Tele's part numbers). He Suggested to let his shop to trace...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By TannTheMan
Thank Tele, I would take these two part numbers,...

Thank Tele, I would take these two part numbers, and ask the dealer which one has the connector. I hope they may help me. Yesterday, I went a salvage BMW shop, they didn't have it. So, I need to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By TannTheMan
This definitely explains the problem of SES light...

This definitely explains the problem of SES light on '8F DM LT Leak Detected'.

I tried to lookup the part number for this connector in RealOEM through Fuel Preparation System & Fuel Supply, but I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By TannTheMan
Thanks Tele, you showed me the light of the...

Thanks Tele, you showed me the light of the problem that I have been having since I bought the car.

I think the car have been missing the connector between these 2 lines. the first picture showing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By TannTheMan
Anybody is working on that area, can you tell me...

Anybody is working on that area, can you tell me what these 2 lines are connected to. Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,633
Posted By TannTheMan
I bought my '01 325i with 98k miles for $9K last...

I bought my '01 325i with 98k miles for $9K last August. Here is the list of things I did.

1. Oil Change ~$60
2. 4 new tires from Costo ~$400
3. K&N Air Filter ~$50
4. Cabin A/C Filter ~$35...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By TannTheMan
Breather Lines

See the first picture. There are 2 breather lines left open. Should they be like that, especially the one from the left (It is from the Purge Valve for DM-TL). The 2 other pictures for close-up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,260
Posted By TannTheMan
Sunshade/Sunroof Clean Element (aka Wiper)

I overhauled the Sunshade using the Sunshade Repair Kit and by following this DIY

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=222850

The overhaul was done, but I cannot figure out how to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,218
Posted By TannTheMan
Is there the long tube connect to some part? when...

Is there the long tube connect to some part? when I disconnected the purge valve, I just disconnected the electrical plug and the short tube, and then I was able to take it out (like the picture...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,218
Posted By TannTheMan
Well, I checked the purge valve, it seemed OK...

Well, I checked the purge valve, it seemed OK because I couldn't blow it through. As I disconnected the purge valve, the Peake scanner also showed code 44(Evaporative emission system, purge contol...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-05-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,218
Posted By TannTheMan
Wow, this is another area to look into - Purge...

Wow, this is another area to look into - Purge Valve. I will check it out tomorrow.

BTW, thanks for all the info. it helps me understand better what is the DM-TL! Now i know when LEAK...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,218
Posted By TannTheMan
Does anybody agree that I need to replace the...

Does anybody agree that I need to replace the DMTL module? Does anybody has a DIY on this?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,612
Posted By TannTheMan
Looking back, I rather spent my time with my...

Looking back, I rather spent my time with my significant other, not on this e46 that needs lots of work.



I budgeted the transmission fluid based on my Mercedes ML320 (9 quarts). It is better...
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