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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Alekm
Thanks, you are the man. It was in the back of...

Thanks, you are the man. It was in the back of the ofhg. Good German engineering. Similar connectors since both go to the ofhg but different notch to not mix them up.

Now' will she start?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Alekm
You are not helping here. Most of the connections...

You are not helping here. Most of the connections are intuitive given the length but this one has me baffled.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Alekm
Any diagram showing the connection location. I...

Any diagram showing the connection location. I can't see it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Alekm
Urgent help, where does this electrical wire go to?

I did a ccv replacement, and the oil filtet housing gasket with alternator removal. I am at the end but oh well one extra electrical conector is messing me up.

The connector is similar to the one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By Alekm
Quick question, is the driveshaft engaged when...

Quick question, is the driveshaft engaged when the car is in neutral?

Trying to isolate it between the axle, tranny mount or guibo/central support bearing.

Here is another video that more...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By Alekm
I get your point. The car needs a new CCV too. So...

I get your point. The car needs a new CCV too. So either lot of greasy hands or new car.

Could it be the Guibo?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By Alekm
Few more clues. The sound/vibration comes right...

Few more clues. The sound/vibration comes right under the center armrest and it goes away as soon as I put the car to neutral.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By Alekm
Nobody has experienced this type of noise? My...

Nobody has experienced this type of noise? My indy is suggesting rear axle, which has some play, but I am somehow not buying that. I feel there is something in the engine bay.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By Alekm
Can you help me diagnose what causes this vibration sound?

My car is at 177k. Recently front brakes and suspension was done. I have also done the Control Arm Bushings, Control Arms, and the Engine mounts.

Guibo has not been done.

As you can notice...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By Alekm
did you ever find out what was the cause?

did you ever find out what was the cause?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Alekm
Thanks for the tip, my neighbor who works on cars...

Thanks for the tip, my neighbor who works on cars suggested the same thing. I will start there first with the shims and work my way up.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Alekm
The AC started to make this clacking noise when...

The AC started to make this clacking noise when idling few years back. The AC would work fine at higher RPM, but when idling the clutch does not engage at all. My trusted shop said that this is the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Alekm
A/C Compressor clutch

Has anybody been able to replace the clutch on the AC compressor? I know they are not usually sold separately, but I have seen some suggestions on the forum that a clutch for an AC made for other...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-17-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 44,308
Posted By Alekm
How critical is to flush the condenser and the...

How critical is to flush the condenser and the evaporator? And any tips how to get the tool to do the flushing as pointed out in the first post?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-07-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Alekm
The miles on my car are 170,000. Can you help me...

The miles on my car are 170,000. Can you help me identify what are the shock and strut mounts for the front?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-06-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Alekm
The Strut mounts on the top that are holding the...

The Strut mounts on the top that are holding the strut with 3 bolts? I was thinking of replacing the rubber gaskets only.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-06-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By Alekm
That makes sense. The system is 15 years old, so...

That makes sense. The system is 15 years old, so hopefully there is some leakage. I will be checking in the fluid levels once the job is completed.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-06-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Alekm
Front vibration - dead struts. Is that it?

I have noticed that my steering is not very tights and that the car can shimmy a bit when on the highway. Also, from time to time a strong vibration would happen on the front.

The steering wheel...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-06-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By Alekm
ooops, no I did not. Maybe that explains the...

ooops, no I did not. Maybe that explains the harder than expected pressure that I was getting. Don't remember having that much hard time when I did the brakes 6 years ago.

Would that cause any...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-06-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By Alekm
Caliper pressure when putting new pads

I noticed on few occasions recently that the rear driver side wheel was getting too hot. There was some slight rubber burn smell.

So while doing a brake job to replace rotors and pads, when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By Alekm
Front passenger door will not open

Hi

When trying to open the door from the outside, something broke and not the outside door latch pulls out but the door does not open. The door opens just fine from the inside.

Any idea which...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Alekm
On the overheating issue. The indy could not...

On the overheating issue. The indy could not reproduce my oveheating problem. It only happens at high temperatures when I am standing. I have only witnessed the thermostat showing overheating when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Alekm
AC Problems,loud clicks and overheating when not accelerating

Hi

I wanted to see if somebody has also experienced a situation like mine. When I am not pressing on the gas pedal then frequently I can hear a clack clack clack sound from the AC area. I know it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,409
Posted By Alekm
What is a tps sensor?

What is a tps sensor?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,409
Posted By Alekm
Alright, I am going to try to look at the SAP...

Alright, I am going to try to look at the SAP filter right now.

Reading at this thread http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=919391&highlight=checking+fuel+pressure It seems that fuel pump...
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