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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By celsoglima
Did you know about that story before you got the...

Did you know about that story before you got the car? That looks very weird. I would expect the moving company to haul the vehicle. This moving company could have gotten some random dude to drive it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By celsoglima
I do have to apologize to both of you. I...

I do have to apologize to both of you. I completely hijacked this post with a completely different issue. Not sure what I was thinking. My issue is with the SRS light, and not SES light.

Let's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By celsoglima
Thanks for the info about the battery. I guess...

Thanks for the info about the battery. I guess that warning is attached to the product itself instead of the vehicle year model. I did search under 2001 330i replacement parts. I will check the SES...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By celsoglima
I happen to find myself in a similar situation. I...

I happen to find myself in a similar situation. I noticed the battery in my car has not been providing enough power to start the car. At the same time the passenger SES light came on. Today I had to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By celsoglima
Spark Plug Replacement: A Different Approach

I was watching a show on TV today called Motorweek. In one of the segments the host (Pat Goss) talked about a different and maybe better approach to replacing spark plugs.

According to him "you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-16-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By celsoglima
Intake Manifold Gasket

I need to remove the intake manifold to do some work on my car, and I was wondering if I need to replace the intake manifold gasket. Does that gasket needs to be replaced once removed or can it be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By celsoglima
OEM Shift bushings/Joints: Has anybody done that?

I want to reduce the amount of play in my shifter, so I would like hear from those who have used OEM parts to accomplish that. I don't want to install a Short Shifter Kit (SSK). I may consider...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,213
Posted By celsoglima
I have to admit that those pointing to the bulb...

I have to admit that those pointing to the bulb carrier were right. Although my car has a mfg date of 03/2001, that TIS may be applicable.

Despite no sign of melted wire, corrosion, oxidation,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,213
Posted By celsoglima
That TIS you are referring to applies to vehicles...

That TIS you are referring to applies to vehicles in the manufacturing range 09/2001-03/2005. Mine is 03/2001, but I gave it a shot.

I took both tail light connectors apart and inspect the wires...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-21-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,213
Posted By celsoglima
If the fuse were out, the lights would not blink...

If the fuse were out, the lights would not blink at all. The bulbs I am using are the GE P21W which is the recommended bulb.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-21-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,213
Posted By celsoglima
Fast Blinking: More Info Needed / Bulbs already replaced

I know this is a frequently asked question and there are several postings about it. However, there is a consensus that a dead or dying bulb is the culprit of the problem. I have inpected and replaced...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,805
Posted By celsoglima
Could you provide more information on what you...

Could you provide more information on what you described in your post? What is the adjuster unit (part number) and what leaked into the intake manifold?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By celsoglima
Hey luckysnafu, if you didn't understand my...

Hey luckysnafu,

if you didn't understand my question, I will be more than glad to rewrite it or give you some more information on the issue. This is the 3rd or 4th time I put a question in this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By celsoglima
Cold air from top vents, hot air in foot area

Last night while I was driving on a highway I had the air on and noticed I was getting cold air from all the top vents and hot air from the air ducts near the foot area on both the driver and the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By celsoglima
Partially Drained Radiator: Wistling sound

Today I partially drained the radiator in my car to replace the thermostat. After I put everything back together including all the coolant I was able to save, I started the process of bleeding the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By celsoglima
I am not sure if this thermostat is really...

I am not sure if this thermostat is really busted. I reattached the metal bracket and it looks like the one you show on the picture and the one I took out of my car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By celsoglima
Just to make sure I undertood you correctly. You...

Just to make sure I undertood you correctly. You are saying It was ok for me to reattached that metal bracket to the housing. I took the one in the car out and compared the way the metal bracket sits...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By celsoglima
Thermostat: Does it come like that?

I got a new thermostat earlier this week to replace it today and didn't realize until this morning something didn't look right.
If you look at the attached picture you should see a metal bracket not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By celsoglima
Peake R5-FCX-II Code Reading

I plugged Peake's R5-FCX-II with the AB03 adapter into my 2001 330i (03/2001) and got a sequence of number I am not sure I am reading them right.

According to the manual I have for that tool, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By celsoglima
I guess you guys are right. I just ordered the...

I guess you guys are right. I just ordered the part from Autohausaz.com for $58 with shipping, and it should be here by the end of the week.

I have a 2001 330i with manual transmission which as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By celsoglima
Thermostat: Fix or Replace?

I read several posts on the thermostat issue (P0128 - Coolant Thermostat Below Thermostat Regulating Temperature), but could not find an answer to something I thought about.

Is that an issue that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-22-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By celsoglima
Manual transmssion: no-reverse issue

I came across a site (www.noreverse.org) about the no-reverse issue on some bmw's manufactured between 1999 and 2001 using a certain type/brand of transmission. I was wondering if manual...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,164
Posted By celsoglima
Drive it like you stole it

BMW key found on the floor of a restaurant: $350
BMW car that matches the key just found: $10K
Walking to the parking lot and take the car whose key you just found: $0

Being caught by a police...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By celsoglima
Sway Bar Replacement non-sport with sport/M

I am in process of working on my front suspension to replace some aging parts (control arms & bushings, sway bar links and bushings).
Unfortunately I am having some difficulties finding the front...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By celsoglima
Tire Pressure

I know this sounds very basic, but I am kind of confused about the tire pressure label on my car and what is stated in the owner's manual. How much air should I be using with a 205/55 R 16 91H tire?...
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