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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,636
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Bleeder Screw broke off yesterday.

2003 325xit. My coolant bleeder screw broke off last night. It was just a very hot day (90's) and then stuck in traffic for a half hour in the heat. I guess more than typical pressure, the top...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 153,603
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Read post, bought pump, pump failed a week later.

I've been catching up on maintenance on my '03 325xi wagon 167k. It failed inspection a few weeks ago after getting Oxygen Sensor and Cat Codes for a while. (cel light was off but not for long...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-06-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Forgot to say Thanks very much for the offer in...

Forgot to say Thanks very much for the offer in Queens, I ended up ordering one and now have the Peake reader. If I can be of help to anyone let me know.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Floor and Windshield full heat, Center normal.

I have the same symptom. 2003 325 xit. When the control is set to anything above 60 heat from both windshield vents and floor vents blow full highest heat as if the control is set to the max of 91....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-09-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Thanks very much, for some reason just seeing...

Thanks very much, for some reason just seeing your message. It's the 16 pin under the driver's side dash, but thank you.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-12-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By chrisr03325xit
SRS Airbag Light Reset Tool in New York area?

Does anyone have an SRS Airbag warning light reset tool in the NY area I might use?

There is nothing wrong with my airbags. I repaired a window regulator (fantastic cheap zip tie repair worked...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-28-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 40,193
Posted By chrisr03325xit
I used OEM #83220397244 for my transfer and was...

I used OEM #83220397244 for my transfer and was able to get it. I used Fuchs Titan ATF 6000SL for my transmission which required 8072B. I have been waiting two months for the diff fluid I ordered,...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-29-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 40,193
Posted By chrisr03325xit
I just did the transmission fluid, in a 2003 325...

I just did the transmission fluid, in a 2003 325 xit. I'm about to do the transfer and differentials. After reading as much about this as I could handle for months, I finally did the following.
...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-25-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 190,268
Posted By chrisr03325xit
I was not sure where that piece could have been...

I was not sure where that piece could have been from and could not find it in any diagrams but now I think I do see a photo with it on the filter tube. I did not re-install it and the new filter did...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-20-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 190,268
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Installing Filter on Transmission

Hello,
I'm in the midst of changing the fluid and filter in my transmission on a 2003 325 xit (all wheel drive wagon).

A strange white plastic spacer looking piece fell out when I pulled the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-08-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 886
Posted By chrisr03325xit
I just found the same problem, have not taken it...

I just found the same problem, have not taken it apart yet. Did you find what was wrong with your emergency flasher and door lock buttons?

Thanks.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-13-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By chrisr03325xit
The Bentley manual specs contradict itself. ...

The Bentley manual specs contradict itself.

I managed to get to a press at a friends house. (Nice simple rig with a bottle jack and a frame around it).

There are separate sections in the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-13-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Okay, I finally got those bushing bracket bolts...

Okay, I finally got those bushing bracket bolts out. Keep in mind they require a 16mm wrench. In working on my cars for decades with all kinds of snap on sets and sears sets, I have never needed a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-12-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Bushing holder bolts inaccessible....... ...

Bushing holder bolts inaccessible.......

Back and forth from the garage to do research. Turns out on my 2003 325 xit wagon, the bolts for the bushing holder are on top, completely inaccessible. ...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-11-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Thanks very much, I appreciate that info. I have...

Thanks very much, I appreciate that info. I have read posts about carefully cutting out the old bushings. I have the Bentley book which shows the measurements, so I think I'll be okay with those...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-10-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By chrisr03325xit
okay, after searching all day I found two helpful...

okay, after searching all day I found two helpful files.

This one says simply use a bench vise to install the bushing into the holder.
It says elbow grease can get the bushing holder onto the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-10-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By chrisr03325xit
I only have one vehicle, this is not an option.

I only have one vehicle, this is not an option.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-10-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Thanks very much for your reply. I need a new...

Thanks very much for your reply. I need a new outer ball joint which is why I'm replacing the entire control arm. The factory bushings are already on the way. I need to figure out how to install...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-10-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 20,372
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Can this same procedure be done with oem bushings...

Can this same procedure be done with oem bushings or only the powerflex? From what I've read the Powerflex bushings go in much easier.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-10-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Control Arm Bushings (OEM) 325xit wagon

Anyone know of a DIY on replacing the bushings that do not come pre-pressed?

I need to replace my control arm bushings on a 2003 325 xit (wagon). The bushings are not available pre-pressed on the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-02-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 805
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Mirrors Frozen, dead...Fuse good. Motors fried?

2003 325 xit. Both side mirrors are completely dead. No sound from the motors at all. Fuses are good.

They both had some ice in the housings that might've blocked them from moving. Does this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Side mirror motor help. '03 325xit

My car sat all day a few days ago out in a big snowstorm. When I finally drove off I tried adjusting the mirrors and they didn't work at all. I hadn't realized it but I think there was some ice...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By chrisr03325xit
Side mirror motor help. '03 325xit

My car sat all day a few days ago out in a big snowstorm. When I finally drove off I tried adjusting the mirrors and they didn't work at all. I hadn't realized it but I think there was some ice...
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