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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-10-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,700
Posted By pauly99
Nailed it. I was able to just click mine into...

Nailed it. I was able to just click mine into place using no extra tools. My only thought is to make sure the hose is aligned straight.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By pauly99
Well I feel safer now because the new to me bolt...

Well I feel safer now because the new to me bolt and nut is securely tightened. However the clunk is still there. So I'll have to figure out that one. Been meaning to at least change out the shocks...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By pauly99
Thank you very much for the nuts and bolts....

Thank you very much for the nuts and bolts. Showed up in the mail two days ago but work has had me tied up. Will be installed tomorrow. Thank you very much again!!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By pauly99
Made one heck of a screeching noise as I was...

Made one heck of a screeching noise as I was attempting to tighten so I am now wondering if/how I might need to cut this off. Don't think my angle grinder will work :eek:
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By pauly99
Very much appreciated!!! Just sent you a PM....

Very much appreciated!!! Just sent you a PM. Yeah, I have a feeling that what is on the car right now may be stripped so backing the nut off and trying to put it back on again may not do me any good.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By pauly99
Thank you. Sounds like a good plan. I'm just...

Thank you. Sounds like a good plan. I'm just slightly worried that if the nut is/has stripped on the threads that I might have an issue if I don't have a replacement at hand. The screeching noise it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By pauly99
Clunking noise in Rear Trailing Arm

A year ago I had a rear wheel bearing replaced by an Indy. The only job I've ever requested of an Indy. At the same time I had a cv axle (new), hub (new), and rear trailing arm replaced (used). The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 36,160
Views: 3,195,303
Posted By pauly99
Hah. A drive around and the lights immediately...

Hah. A drive around and the lights immediately went out. Put about 20 miles on her, went in and out of stores, and started and stopped the car a few times. Lights still out. Woohoo.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 36,160
Views: 3,195,303
Posted By pauly99
Changed out the rear passenger side wheel speed...

Changed out the rear passenger side wheel speed sensor in hopes it would help get rid of the dreaded 3 light (DSC/ABS/Brake) warning but no such luck.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By pauly99
What he said. :thumbup:

What he said. :thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By pauly99
I use it on my 2002 BMW 325i. The car is off and...

I use it on my 2002 BMW 325i. The car is off and I plug in the ELM327. I make sure both my Wifi and Bluetooth are on the Samsung cellphone or my Nexus 7. I start the car and then turn on the Torque...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By pauly99
I believe it has 3 or 4 blue flashing icons on...

I believe it has 3 or 4 blue flashing icons on the upper left hand side when first plugged in. After the ELM327 sync's with my android (takes about 30 seconds) the blue icons stop flashing. Then I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By pauly99
Well I own the ELM327 (V1.5 ELM327 OBD2 Bluetooth...

Well I own the ELM327 (V1.5 ELM327 OBD2 Bluetooth Car Wireless Scanner Diagnostic Tool for Android) along with the Torque Pro app which I use on my cheapy Samsung. Works perfectly. I simply sync'd...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-05-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By pauly99
What he said. :thumbsup:

What he said. :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By pauly99
I had issues when initially bleeding too and...

I had issues when initially bleeding too and getting heat. But I used the ELM 27 with the torque app to monitor the heat and correctly do the bleeding with the heat blasted. Eventually worked and I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By pauly99
Correct. And you would think after having...

Correct. And you would think after having completed the cooling system refresh only a few weeks ago I would remember that. The levelling switch is at the bottom of the expansion tank.

Similar to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By pauly99
The coolant temperature sensor was just a guess...

The coolant temperature sensor was just a guess of mine and that is on the bottom of the expansion tank. However at least on my E46, the level sensor within the expansion tank may also be something...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By pauly99
Possibly the coolant temperature sensor.

Possibly the coolant temperature sensor.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By pauly99
I removed the plastic belly pan while doing a...

I removed the plastic belly pan while doing a cooling system refresh. I replaced the pan/splash guard after finishing the refresh. I still had a leak. So I removed the pan and replaced the radiator....
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By pauly99
Sounds like the same car wash I used. Due to the...

Sounds like the same car wash I used. Due to the amount of snow we get, I'd rather be safe than sorry and put on the belly pan. I throw the snow tires on and still went through so much snow on a trip...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By pauly99
Will be doing that this weekend hopefully if the...

Will be doing that this weekend hopefully if the wheel sensors come in. Actually maybe I'll just take half an hour and degrease it anyway and pop the cover back on even if the wheel sensors don't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By pauly99
I took off the belly pan/splash guard initially...

I took off the belly pan/splash guard initially because of working on a coolant leak. The standard water pump, water pump pulley, hoses, AT thermostat, expansion tank, and thermostat were replaced....
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By pauly99
It was fine. Yeah, even though the 13 year old...

It was fine. Yeah, even though the 13 year old finish isn't doing the greatest (good from far but far from good) I try to avoid the harsh car washes. Would wash the car at home but have a plumbing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By pauly99
Wash Car Without Belly Pan?

I removed the belly pan while doing a recent coolant system overhaul and power steering hose change. Am I ok to wash the car without the belly pan (clean the ATF from the power steering) before...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-07-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,700
Posted By pauly99
Much appreciated for the link. I've got some...

Much appreciated for the link. I've got some reading to do.
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