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Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-30-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,441
Posted By OoiRingo
Well, the mechanic hasn't been able to recreate...

Well, the mechanic hasn't been able to recreate the issue, and they say that the brake system checks out. One suggestion they have is that a rock or other obstruction caused the issue and the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-28-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,441
Posted By OoiRingo
Brakes stay engaged and grind after releasing brake pedal - any ideas?

I can't see that something like this has been discussed before, but maybe I'm not using the right search terms. Here's what happened.

I was driving downhill on a slight slope and stopped at a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,866
Posted By OoiRingo
I posted about my most recent experience with a...

I posted about my most recent experience with a dealer's free inspection and their prices. Go to an independent shop for a second opinion.
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Forum: New Member Introductions 07-25-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By OoiRingo
Thanks SolidJake - you seem to be a fairly...

Thanks SolidJake - you seem to be a fairly prolific poster of good info - thanks for sharing with the less experienced.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By OoiRingo
Thanks dmax. I just did the front pads and...

Thanks dmax. I just did the front pads and rotors, not the rear. The front brakes made a grinding sound and there was a weird skip-then-grab from the front that happened at low speeds (< 10 mph) . ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By OoiRingo
Dealer Pushing Unnecessary Repairs?

In May I bought myself a 2004 330xi with 42,500 miles on it. A couple weeks ago I took it into the dealership to have the tail light recall issue repaired. Of course, they took it upon themselves...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,354
Posted By OoiRingo
The standard scam is that they use a stolen...

The standard scam is that they use a stolen credit card or account info to make the payment and by the time the banks figure it out they have the car and you have nothing. If you're considering the...
Forum: Parting Out 06-08-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By OoiRingo
Thanks for the reply. I'm only OCD about keeping...

Thanks for the reply. I'm only OCD about keeping rattles to a minimum, so any hold-down solution will work for me.
Forum: Parting Out 06-08-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By OoiRingo
Jack-in-the-trunk wingnut hold-down

If you're getting rid of some junk in the trunk...the red wingnut on my jack-in-the-trunk was broken by the prior owner. Can you please tell me whether the wingnut is meant to remain attached to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,471
Posted By OoiRingo
After some more research on the issue, here's...

After some more research on the issue, here's what I came up with. There's a service bulletin dated April 2008 - SI B24 07 03. Also, the NHTSA decided not to investigate this issue, but they give a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,471
Posted By OoiRingo
Resolved?

330xiKen - did you resolve this issue? I have a 2004 330xi with 43K miles and it has started doing the same thing.
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-11-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By OoiRingo
Thanks. I see you're new here as well - welcome....

Thanks. I see you're new here as well - welcome. The 330 is incredible - I don't know why I waited so long.
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-10-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By OoiRingo
First Bimmer - 2004 330xi

I've been looking for a while and jumped when this one came on the market. 2004 330xi, 42,500 miles, premium package, gray interior.
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-13-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By OoiRingo
Long time fanatic, first time buyer

I'm on the hunt for a 330i. I'll post pics when I find the right one. I assume buying a BMW is like buying a house--I'll just know it's the right one.
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