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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-20-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By BMWCaptain
If you have not dropped the transmission, you can...

If you have not dropped the transmission, you can take the bumper with radiator support off and slide in the motor.

If you have dropped the transmission, you can drop the motor in from the top...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-20-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By BMWCaptain
You never get all the oil out with a drain plug...

You never get all the oil out with a drain plug change. I looked at the pan off and there are cavities where oil will still not drain out the plug with gravity.

I use an extractor.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By BMWCaptain
You can certainly open it up to look, but your...

You can certainly open it up to look, but your regulator is probably going. Just order the part, wait for it to get here and then do it when you receive it.

Common problem on the e46s.



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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By BMWCaptain
Could be your CVV making noise. .

Could be your CVV making noise.



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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 20,682
Posted By BMWCaptain
$138.85 theBMWMINIPARTSTORE.com

There are 2 shipping rates. Pick the Flat Rate USPS Box 12x12x5-1/2 $6.45 - Shipping = $6.45Handling Fee and the total will be $138.85.


Shipped ups ground for this total. $138.85.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By BMWCaptain
Does your OBD 2 port now work? We all want to...

Does your OBD 2 port now work? We all want to know!


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Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-13-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 327,572
Posted By BMWCaptain
Tell us what the pan bottom looks like. We dont...

Tell us what the pan bottom looks like. We dont know if you say it looks like GM or ZF.

Seach using google and you will find your answer to draining and filling.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By BMWCaptain
Right side airbag error Right side head...

Right side airbag error

Right side head airbag error

Power problem for SRS at the battery.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By BMWCaptain
There is also a thin (1/8") seperator plate...

There is also a thin (1/8") seperator plate between the starter/engine and the bell housing.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By BMWCaptain
You have the starter stuck on the pin. Spray...

You have the starter stuck on the pin. Spray pblaster on it and then try to hit the starter with a long screw driver to loosen it off the pin.

If you removed your air box, throttle and intake...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By BMWCaptain
You have the starter stuck on the pin. Spray...

You have the starter stuck on the pin. Spray pblaster on it and then try to hit the starter with a long screw driver to loosen it off the pin.

If you removed your air box, throttle and intake...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By BMWCaptain
No, ignition switch is seperate from the key...

No, ignition switch is seperate from the key cylinder. Take a look at the part on realoem.com.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By BMWCaptain
2002 does not come with round connector in engine...

2002 does not come with round connector in engine bay.


Check all your fuses. Tell us your battery voltage.

Check connections on back of obd connector.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By BMWCaptain
Should not. There is support behind the wood,...

Should not. There is support behind the wood, but yours still could fall apart if it is too far gone.
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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By BMWCaptain
Need more specific diagnosis. Water in the...

Need more specific diagnosis.

Water in the oil? Water in cylinders? Oil in coolant?

What does it sound like when you crank it?.



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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 685
Posted By BMWCaptain
Like all BMW engine changes, they stagger the...

Like all BMW engine changes, they stagger the changes over time. Early M54's had old style of coils and valve cover and then in 2002 had the updated ones.

Updated coils are easier to remove. If...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By BMWCaptain
Start by getting your battery tested. .

Start by getting your battery tested.



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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 544
Posted By BMWCaptain
You need to know the extent of the leak if there...

You need to know the extent of the leak if there is one. Dont pay attention to the haters here. You need to know before you make any decision based on a sniff test. I could probably sniff mine and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 544
Posted By BMWCaptain
I would do a compression test to see how bad it...

I would do a compression test to see how bad it may be. Need real specifics for the problem.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By BMWCaptain
That is Great! You found the problem and it was...

That is Great! You found the problem and it was your battery that crapped out on you. Could it have been the cause of your GM5 problem?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By BMWCaptain
What ones do you need? I have a 1999 323i parts...

What ones do you need? I have a 1999 323i parts car with airbags.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By BMWCaptain
I would say about $400 a year average for all...

I would say about $400 a year average for all maintenace. All DIY!

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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,727
Posted By BMWCaptain
Newer e46's dont use the same air duct on the...

Newer e46's dont use the same air duct on the back of the Alt. They just have a plastic cover that does not contain any air ducting.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 231
Posted By BMWCaptain
Get a code scanner like PA Soft v1.4.0 and look...

Get a code scanner like PA Soft v1.4.0 and look at BMW Codes that may be set. It.might give you a clue.

You still can do some diagnosis by looking at voltage seen at +B terminal at engine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By BMWCaptain
Use Realoem.com to look it up. .

Use Realoem.com to look it up.


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