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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-12-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By 2003silver330i
I have an "M Sport" suspension on my 330i as well...

I have an "M Sport" suspension on my 330i as well and would be interested in knowing the answer to the question of using standard suspension lower control arms and if there are any fitment issues?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By 2003silver330i
That may be the case but for my peace of mind I...

That may be the case but for my peace of mind I went with a refurbished engine. I was not going to put anymore time nor energy into repairing the original engine. I have no clue what the previous...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By 2003silver330i
Hopefully the dye can point you in the right...

Hopefully the dye can point you in the right direction. Good luck.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By 2003silver330i
+1 Coolant smell from the exhaust is a...

+1

Coolant smell from the exhaust is a classic sign of blown HG.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,743
Posted By 2003silver330i
I'm driving my POS till the wheels falls off. I...

I'm driving my POS till the wheels falls off. I just keep the duct tape and band aid fixes handy. I do just enough to pass the smog inspection. Will be my first and hopefully last BMW if I can talk...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By 2003silver330i
Sounds like your fuel pump is on the spritz.

Sounds like your fuel pump is on the spritz.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,305
Posted By 2003silver330i
I got a letter in the mail yesterday from BMW...

I got a letter in the mail yesterday from BMW stating that the recall is for the passenger side airbag due to shrapnel. Nothing about the driver's side. I'll probably never have the recall...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By 2003silver330i
I refer to my car as the "beater."

I refer to my car as the "beater."
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By 2003silver330i
My wife decided to drive the car another 5 miles...

My wife decided to drive the car another 5 miles to her work with it overheating, so I decided that she probably destroyed the block and went with the DIY engine swap.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By 2003silver330i
My car NEVER overheated either when it was just a...

My car NEVER overheated either when it was just a slow leak. The only tell tale sign was the cup of coolant loss that I would need to add every month. If it is the head gasket that has a small leak...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By 2003silver330i
I had the exact same symptoms you are describing...

I had the exact same symptoms you are describing and I was losing about a cup of coolant every month. I couldn't find any leak at all and no obvious signs of coolant in the cylinders, coolant in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,634
Posted By 2003silver330i
Add in the fan clutch blades being made of...

Add in the fan clutch blades being made of brittle plastic that will eventually explode and destroy your hood and shroud. How hard would it have been just to make those blades out of aluminum.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,634
Posted By 2003silver330i
Just ignore and don't feed into it. I remember...

Just ignore and don't feed into it. I remember now why I quit coming here to try and help folks out, but I see that some things still have not changed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,634
Posted By 2003silver330i
I know how you feel. I find it funny that my...

I know how you feel. I find it funny that my friends and family have never owned a BMW but they all have heard the rumors about the maintenance issues/costs associated with owning "The Ultimate...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By 2003silver330i
If it was my car and I ran into this problem, I...

If it was my car and I ran into this problem, I would check the connector plug to make sure that it is fully seated and that none of the wiring is pinched or broken. Then I would swap the sensors...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By 2003silver330i
This thread might help ...

This thread might help

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=993818&highlight=p0012
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,193
Posted By 2003silver330i
Sounds like your fan clutch may need to be...

Sounds like your fan clutch may need to be replaced.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,757
Posted By 2003silver330i
Kaktus...here is the fix:...

Kaktus...here is the fix: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?p=16619083#post16619083
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,597
Posted By 2003silver330i
Update: I just installed the insulation around...

Update: I just installed the insulation around the ignition coils and the codes are completely gone along with the pinging. Jason, you sir are a genius and I thank you for posting the fix. Now I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By 2003silver330i
First check the wiring to the sensor. Then try...

First check the wiring to the sensor. Then try switching the sensor out with the one in the windshield washer reservoir. Also,I have read many posts where people run into this exact problem...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,597
Posted By 2003silver330i
Thank you. I ordered the paper and will let you...

Thank you. I ordered the paper and will let you know how it turns out. I'm surprised that more people don't have this issue after changing out their valve cover gaskets and not properly seating the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,597
Posted By 2003silver330i
Does the insulation paper have adhesive? If it...

Does the insulation paper have adhesive? If it does not have adhesive, how did you attach it to the ignition coil.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,597
Posted By 2003silver330i
What kind of insulating paper is the best to use?...

What kind of insulating paper is the best to use? I'm not even sure where to even purchase some of this paper. When you say reset the valve case are you talking about the valve cover?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,597
Posted By 2003silver330i
Thanks for the info. I replaced the ignition...

Thanks for the info. I replaced the ignition wiring harness and all six coils when I got the codes you listed above, and it did not fix the problem. So I'm guessing it is a faulty crankshaft sensor.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By 2003silver330i
Normally if it was a HG there would be other...

Normally if it was a HG there would be other signs too like misfires and/or coolant from the exhaust. Your leak could be from one of the hard coolant lines under the intake manifold.
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