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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By BmwDriver916
Didn't go away, but more quiet now. I'm going to...

Didn't go away, but more quiet now. I'm going to judge once I get some fresh oil and gas in the car as I don't expect it to run perfect until both are replaced.

I'm sure the coolant sensor is...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By BmwDriver916
What is the name or part number of the hose that connects to the SAP check valve?

That long vacuum line that connects to the SAP check valve.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By BmwDriver916
Update: So I start up the car today, it...

Update:

So I start up the car today, it starts right away no problems. I let it idle all the way up to operating temperture and there was very little burning oil smoke still comming from where the...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By BmwDriver916
So sounds like this is relatively normal? ...

So sounds like this is relatively normal?

Today after work I'll clean more around the coils, check all the fuilds again and fire it up and let it run for 5 mins idle.

If I see a little bit of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By BmwDriver916
Ok some updates fresh off the pot... I put...

Ok some updates fresh off the pot...

I put oil in the cylinders and finally got it started after some effort. However, about 2-3 seconds after it running there was a huge cloud of blue smoke (oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By BmwDriver916
Hi jfoj, Ok so I finally started messing...

Hi jfoj,

Ok so I finally started messing with the car this weekend with the help of a friend, didn't really want to start messing with it until he took a look at it.

I have eliminated the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By BmwDriver916
Thanks, any chance to respond to my other...

Thanks, any chance to respond to my other questions above? I plan on working on my car tomorrow again.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By BmwDriver916
Thank you for all of the suggestions! I'm still...

Thank you for all of the suggestions! I'm still kind of learning about cars (I know the basics, but want to really learn more and diagonse) so I have a few questions.



Sorry, but what exactly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By BmwDriver916
I would think so but did you watch the video? It...

I would think so but did you watch the video? It doesnt seem like a battery problem. Usually when there are battery issues you get no noise from the engine trying to turn?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By BmwDriver916
Car said idle for about 10 months, finally repaired everything, now won't start

Quick synopsis:

About 10 months ago, my serpentine belt snaped on the freeway, I immediately pull over and tow my car home.

It sat in the car port for the next 9 months. About a month ago I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 545
Posted By BmwDriver916
Yes it's ebay, but I bought it locally, however...

Yes it's ebay, but I bought it locally, however it probably originated from china... who knows.

But yes, it plastic molded part doesn't go in, that is the issue. I guess I will try some lube on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 545
Posted By BmwDriver916
Do you have to jack up the car to remove the...

Do you have to jack up the car to remove the bottom engine cover? And what kind of lube do you recommend? And the O ring you're talking about is the O ring inside the hose clamp? Why not lube up the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 545
Posted By BmwDriver916
How the F do you get the lower radiator hose clamp back on?

I had enough trouble getting these clamps off, but it is seemingly impossible to get the lower radiator hose clamp back on. I tried twisting turning it on, prying it on, hammering it on from the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 857
Posted By BmwDriver916
Hey guys. What are the two hoses called...

Hey guys.

What are the two hoses called connected to the thermostat? Also, how do I fully disconnected the radiator connected to the power steering coils? I'm having trouble getting that part...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 857
Posted By BmwDriver916
It's manual, so I just leave it off?

It's manual, so I just leave it off?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 857
Posted By BmwDriver916
Okay so I put in the new water pump and...

Okay so I put in the new water pump and thermostat assmebly. Also simple greened the engine and took a high pressure hose to the engine bay (and the rest of the car)... looks much better now although...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 857
Posted By BmwDriver916
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https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/471350614132129793/NCDCFXva.jpeg
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 857
Posted By BmwDriver916
What openings do I need to close besides the air...

What openings do I need to close besides the air intake? I will have the water pump back on before I start cleaning so that opening will be closed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 857
Posted By BmwDriver916
I was hesitant to use a hose with a pressure...

I was hesitant to use a hose with a pressure nozzle....is it safe do to this? I obviously have the battery disconnected and the car won't be going anywhere for awhile so the ebay will have plenty of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 857
Posted By BmwDriver916
I don't need all of that, as in I don't need the...

I don't need all of that, as in I don't need the ebay to look factory clean. My car already has 200k+ miles on it so I'm not going to get a premieum price. I just want to it look a lot cleaner than...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 888
Posted By BmwDriver916
My cluster went out a few years ago... nothing to...

My cluster went out a few years ago... nothing to do with moister as I live in CA. I had to replace it with a brand new one (used one will have a tamper dot and won't pass smog) and had to pay about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 857
Posted By BmwDriver916
Also, one other thing I forgot to mention. I want...

Also, one other thing I forgot to mention. I want to attack a slow oil leak that is coming from somewhere. I have not determined where yet... any clue on how I can find out where the leak is coming...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 857
Posted By BmwDriver916
I have the entire front end off, what should I replace? Also how to clean engine bay

I have a 01 E46 with a little over 200k. I have the entire front end off and going to start replacing things and I want to clean out the engine bay. I have attached pics of the ebay (yes I know, very...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,107
Posted By BmwDriver916
Sorry, but what is OFHG?

Sorry, but what is OFHG?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,107
Posted By BmwDriver916
Any suggestions on a site to get a cheap (but...

Any suggestions on a site to get a cheap (but quality) water pump, tensioner and other pulleys? Also a new expansion tank and bracket for it (along with all of the hoses), serpentine belt and AC...
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