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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,857
Posted By bobbydole
I am sad to report that my car is still losing a...

I am sad to report that my car is still losing a quart of oil every 1K miles. At about 1200 miles my oil light came on when I turn off the engine. I check the dip stick and indeed the oil level is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,316
Posted By bobbydole
Wow, my 2002 330I with 117K miles is burning 1...

Wow, my 2002 330I with 117K miles is burning 1 quart every 1200 miles. I am also considering selling mine and getting another car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,656
Posted By bobbydole
I have the same leaking issue with the PS...

I have the same leaking issue with the PS reservoir. Will someone please post pictures of the gasket and a link on where to get one? I don't seem to have a gasket on mine.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By bobbydole
I had the same issue. Steering wheel controls,...

I had the same issue. Steering wheel controls, turn signals, horn, seat belt light stuck on, and my XM radio stopped working. I pulled fuses 7 and 41 (for the radio together) and put them back in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-24-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,857
Posted By bobbydole
One thing I've noticed already is I don't hear a...

One thing I've noticed already is I don't hear a "ticking" noise from the engine bay anymore after I stop the car. Maybe the ticking noise is the sound of oil dripping on something? Anyhow, I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,857
Posted By bobbydole
Replaced Valve Cover Gasket

My car has been burning/losing quite a bit of oil. About 1 quart every 1-2K miles. I'm using Castrol synthetic 10W-40. I've changed the PCV valve but nothing changed. After reading the boards,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,833
Posted By bobbydole
I am too having this problem. Oil consumption...

I am too having this problem. Oil consumption has increased to about 1 quart every 1K miles. I can't find an oil leak anywhere. I already replaced the CCV but still no luck. I am about change the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,936
Posted By bobbydole
Replace the oil level sensor. It's a cheap and...

Replace the oil level sensor. It's a cheap and easy DIY.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 01-25-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By bobbydole
I am having the same issue with burning oil. It...

I am having the same issue with burning oil. It seems it is getting progressively worse. Every 700 miles or so my oil light comes on after I shut off the car. I check the dip stick and the level...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By bobbydole
How to detect bent/warp wheel?

I bought a set of CSL reps last year and they started out great. But after a year of driving on LA's crappy pot-hole covered roads the rims got pretty banged up. How do you determine if the wheels...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,717
Posted By bobbydole
Wanna be what? There's nothing wrong with...

Wanna be what? There's nothing wrong with driving a used Bimmer. It just says you are much smarter about your money and appreciate fine automobiles.

Enjoy your car!
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,300
Posted By bobbydole
I'm having the same issue with the brake pedals...

I'm having the same issue with the brake pedals squeeking. When I pump it a bunch of times when car is still it doesn't happen. It only happens when I'm driving and release the brake pedal slowly. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,548
Posted By bobbydole
I had the same problem on my 2002 330i. It was...

I had the same problem on my 2002 330i. It was the washer pump. Just order one on ebay for about 40 bucks and replace it. It's the easiest DIY that can be done in 20 minutes. :str8pimpi
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,282
Posted By bobbydole
I haven't heard anyone mention the pressure...

I haven't heard anyone mention the pressure regulating valve. My car has 110K miles now and I've notice it burning more and more oil. I bought the car at 36K miles and gradually I've had to keep...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,817
Posted By bobbydole
2002 330I with 110K miles. I burn about 1-2 qts...

2002 330I with 110K miles. I burn about 1-2 qts every 5-7K. I change oil every 5-7K miles. How do I check if my car is building up sludge?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,350
Posted By bobbydole
2002 330i 110K miles. Owned since 36K miles. No...

2002 330i 110K miles. Owned since 36K miles. No problems yet. :eeps:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,417
Posted By bobbydole
I am in the exact same boat. I have a 2002 BMW...

I am in the exact same boat. I have a 2002 BMW 330i auto with 110K miles on it. Maintained all fluids except the tranny. No problems that I can tell, but reading all these posts about broken...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,135
Posted By bobbydole
My 2002 330i PP/SP has 105K miles. Little minor...

My 2002 330i PP/SP has 105K miles. Little minor things starting to break here and there, but otherwise runs great!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-04-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,952
Posted By bobbydole
Changing just the pump did it for me. The seller...

Changing just the pump did it for me. The seller on ebay is deutschepartsusa.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-04-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,952
Posted By bobbydole
I too had this problem. I thought it was odd...

I too had this problem. I thought it was odd when my low windshield fluid indicator light came on, since I always make it a point to keep it full whenever I change the engine oil. Put in a gallon...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 953
Posted By bobbydole
My 2002 330i just hit the 100K mark. I bought...

My 2002 330i just hit the 100K mark. I bought the car in 2004 with 36K mi. So far I've have the following done:

- Replaced 3 window regulators
- Replaced spark plugs twice
- Replaced rotors
-...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,441
Posted By bobbydole
My 2002 330i automatic too just hit the 100K mark...

My 2002 330i automatic too just hit the 100K mark and I am contemplating changing the tranny fluid. I'm not sure if it's just in my head, but sometimes I think my tranny slips a little during...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,199
Posted By bobbydole
I have a 2002 330i with ~97K on it. The...

I have a 2002 330i with ~97K on it. The thermostat just broke and is stuck open. I having it replaced along with the water pump and expansion tank. The inde shop is charging me $675 for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,866
Posted By bobbydole
Are the rotors for the 325 and 330 the same?

Are the rotors for the 325 and 330 the same?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2008, 01:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,866
Posted By bobbydole
I had it installed. The rear rotors are both...

I had it installed. The rear rotors are both left directional vanes. No problems so far and brakes great.
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