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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By aj94260
Rebuilt Power Steering Pump

What are your thoughts about a rebuilt power steering pump? OEM it costs around $400 and the cheapest I found was around $270. There are others running at around $300 (OE) and then there are the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By aj94260
There is the possibility the the valve case...

There is the possibility the the valve case gasket is not providing a complete seal of the the valve cover gasket is warped. Hairline cracks can cause these codes. While you are there you should also...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By aj94260
Take it apart and see what is broken. Follow the...

Take it apart and see what is broken. Follow the guide to replacing the sunshades and compare your set up to that of real oem and the diy. I think it will be obvious what parts are broken as it seems...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,648
Views: 563,547
Posted By aj94260
I would like to rind people that this is a...

I would like to rind people that this is a temporary solution to a gain in power. Eventually (15k) the performance will be about the same as before, but at least you'll have a good set of gaskets...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By aj94260
Is rather take a few hours or days familiarizing...

Is rather take a few hours or days familiarizing myself with how to do it than spend $1400 most of which is labor. Go to ECS tuning and they have full kits for cooling overhaul.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By aj94260
Agree with Mango. I had the same problem and I...

Agree with Mango. I had the same problem and I drove to the dealership for 10 miles and all was fine.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By aj94260
If you happen to have placed the spring on the...

If you happen to have placed the spring on the intake side you will also get these codes. After I took the vanos apart I found that mine was actually in the intake side. I then relocated it to the...
Forum: Engine & Performance 04-15-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By aj94260
Smile Exhaust and Intake Camshaft Position Sensors

I have both sensors that came with my car. Both of these sensors are still functional, but I had some codes relating to both of these and decided to replace them to rule them out. I bought my new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By aj94260
The previous owner of my car had RTV sealant on...

The previous owner of my car had RTV sealant on all the gasket and it was fine. I didn't see any problems for 20k miles until it began leaking recently. I replaced it now applying the sealant on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By aj94260
I bought this one on march 26th and it was of...

I bought this one on march 26th and it was of great quality and it came with a valve case gasket! Both seemed to be OEM as they had the BMW Logo and numbering all identical to the one for my car. It...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,994
Posted By aj94260
Smile In addition, if you happen to have placed the...

In addition, if you happen to have placed the spring on the intake side you will also get these codes. After I took the vanos apart I found that mine was actually in the intake side. I then relocated...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,994
Posted By aj94260
I happen to have the same codes as you have!...

I happen to have the same codes as you have! p0011, p0012 and sometimes p0014. It has been about 1k miles and I think that it is beyond the break in period of the seals. Thank you for posting this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-21-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By aj94260
Thanks for all of the replies. I finished talking...

Thanks for all of the replies. I finished talking to them this afternoon and they gave me a refund for $240. Definitely not going there again! The shop foreman apologized for what had happened and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By aj94260
Under what I was charger I was supposed to get...

Under what I was charger I was supposed to get the plugs. It wasn't done and I was charged for it.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By aj94260
Yeah, but they told me verbally that they had...

Yeah, but they told me verbally that they had done it. I was told that from the very beginning.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By aj94260
My initial though was that I should just ask them...

My initial though was that I should just ask them to check all of the car and to make sure that all the fluids were changed and as well as ask for a refund of the spark plugs and the labor for them....
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By aj94260
The inspection kit which was bought for this...

The inspection kit which was bought for this inspection had the spark plugs. I doubled checked in fact I called the San Francisco BMW dealership to make sure. The spark plugs where there there is not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By aj94260
Angry BMW Dealership! 20,000+ on old sparks!

I'm looking for advise as to what I should do if a BMW dealership did not complete the service they promised to do. Here is what happened..... I know I messed up by taking my e46 to the dealership...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By aj94260
330i High Oil Consumption

Tock172, it's a 2002


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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By aj94260
330i High Oil Consumption

Yewser, I already got that checked. That's the only source of leaking oil. I'll post what happens once I change the gasket. Btw I was getting the oil at a 20% discount for around $6.00 :P


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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By aj94260
Just checking back after 1,500 miles. It turns...

Just checking back after 1,500 miles. It turns out that it is still consuming a lot of oil! I'm slowly saving up to change the oil pan gasket to see if it makes a difference. I've only used a quart...
Forum: Site Sponsor Specials and Sales 06-07-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,152
Posted By aj94260
getBMWparts.com | FREE GIVEAWAY!!! $1000 Summer Shopping Spree!!!

I would get a new oil sensor, oil pan gasket, control arm bushings and a new DISA valve!!! ;)


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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By aj94260
330i High Oil Consumption

How do I go about checking for the OFHG if its so difficult to see?


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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By aj94260
Yes. I'm using the BMW High Performance SAE 5W-30...

Yes. I'm using the BMW High Performance SAE 5W-30 Synthetic Oil (BMW part number 07 51 0 017 866) taken from the BMW USA webpage. It meets all of the requirements.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By aj94260
330i High Oil Consumption

Hello,

I'm new to this forum and I thought it was time for me to contribute.
I currently have a BMW 330i with 124,00 Miles (My first car.) A few days after I purchased it with 110,000 miles I had...
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