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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By patch10
Ok.. Cool. BMW never informed me about it. ...

Ok.. Cool. BMW never informed me about it. Hopefully it's a quick fix!
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By patch10
E46 Sedan Tail Light Ground Recall

I just found this out today - maybe old news for some of you. The dealership informed me of it today. The campaign code for the recall is 0063220100. Not sure if it applies to all e46's and/or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By patch10
I swapped out the fuel pump relay since it was...

I swapped out the fuel pump relay since it was cheap. Didn't make a bit of difference. Weird!
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By patch10
I had Inspection 2 a couple months ago along with...

I had Inspection 2 a couple months ago along with the fuel filter. The problem occurred intermittely prior to that service. Now, it occurs everytime the vehicle has sat for any length of time.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By patch10
Rough idle ONLY on the initial start. Help please.

Tucson, AZ, 100 degrees, 2005, 330i, 70k miles, mostly highway miles.

Situation occurs when the car has not been started for several hours. Before cranking with the key in the#2 position,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,380
Posted By patch10
I had the same problem today and it turned out...

I had the same problem today and it turned out that the spring (Part #4) had become too weak and had to be replaced. I left the stealer paying $1.11. In the future, I'll probably never leave there...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By patch10
So I take it the composite one is good to go and...

So I take it the composite one is good to go and a preemptive replacement is completely unnecessary? Thanks again for your replies.

Patch
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By patch10
Quick Water Pump Question

I've got an '05 (Oct '04 Build) 330i. Is my OEM waterpump the plastic one prone to failure or did BMW switch to a metal bladed pump by that time? If it's plastic, I assume I should do the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By patch10
Got the Maintenance pkg from the Stealer?..then read.

Fanatics -

While flushing the coolant from my car, I read the instructions on the BMW Coolant container for sh!ts and giggles. It says right on the instructions.. "For Maximum protection,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By patch10
What should I worry about?

What should I worry about?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By patch10
Bump..

Bump..
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By patch10
Coolant flush?

Fanatics -

My car is 4 years old with about 36k. BMW says that the coolant is a lifetime fluid in order to (In my opinion) adverstise lower maintanance costs. Being that I actually plan...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By patch10
Passenger side window "sluggish"

Fanatics -

With my window completely down, my f**king wife slammed the door. The window now goes up very slowly. The "auto up" function no longer works. Oh yah, I'm about 4 weeks out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By patch10
Maintenance/Warranty almost over.

Fanatics -

I'm taking my car in for its last servicing (2 yr brake fluid flush). It's got around 35k on it. My maintenance and warranty end in a couple weeks. As you can all imagaine, ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,509
Posted By patch10
I've got exactly what you want. No Nav, low...

I've got exactly what you want. No Nav, low miles, leather and the 6MT. Unfortunately, it would take a lot for me to part ways with her. Best of luck in your search.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 597
Posted By patch10
Mystic...

Mystic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By patch10
No issues. Do it all the time..

No issues. Do it all the time..
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By patch10
That was kind of my question. Why bother? Every...

That was kind of my question. Why bother? Every other car I've owned does not require this. BMW is a nice car, but it's not an exotic by any means. If I don't track or abuse my car, is there...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By patch10
Do a search on the Oil Extractor. It sucks the...

Do a search on the Oil Extractor. It sucks the oil out of the dipstick entrance. If you want to do it the tradional way, then I would drive the front of the car onto ramps and then jack up the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By patch10
Those are the right ones...

Those are the right ones...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,472
Posted By patch10
Overall good mix of everything..

Overall good mix of everything..
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By patch10
I decided to go with the Goodyear Eagle F1's. ...

I decided to go with the Goodyear Eagle F1's. It met the specs (Mainly UTQG) I was looking for. I would have considered the UHP's, but Discount Tire couldn't get the Rears.

I went to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By patch10
Need Recommendation on New Tires for ZHP

Fanatics -

I've still got the orginal Michelin Pilot Sports on the car. They are obviously good tires, but a little pricey. 90% of this car's life is spent at 85 MPH on the freeway going...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By patch10
I'd go with the lower Mileage one without a...

I'd go with the lower Mileage one without a doubt. These cars need TLC as they get older.
Forum: Video & Internet Clips 02-25-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,493
Posted By patch10
It's SH!T like that that made me not even...

It's SH!T like that that made me not even consider a Lexus IS. I hate to see it on our cars..
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