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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,520
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
Refilled the system and it hasn't leaked pressure...

Refilled the system and it hasn't leaked pressure yet so im at a loss for words as its been weeks since I refilled it with uv dye. Compressor clearly is failing so ill replace it after christmas time...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 132,928
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
^^ haha, right? Better have proper grammar on the...

^^ haha, right? Better have proper grammar on the internet or else! What an exciting life he must have.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 998
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Posted By 99_323i_Steve
99 323i manual, 105k. Sent from my...

99 323i manual, 105k.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
I did not know that thank you Sent from my...

I did not know that thank you

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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
Per realoem.com, where is the location of the...

Per realoem.com, where is the location of the sensor. I have no familiarity with this part or how to access/change.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
External temp sensor?

I keep reading posts about a faulty temperature sensor on the outside of the car that doesn't allow the AC to come on because the reading is off. in what year did they start putting this into the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,773
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
don't let these royal purple haters phase you I...

don't let these royal purple haters phase you I added royal purple to my transmission and differential and I shift smoother than ever. I have no knowledge as to the problems you have just figured I'd...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,520
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
Checked the front of the compressor...has a light...

Checked the front of the compressor...has a light spray that is illuminated by the uv light. Almost seems to be coolant from a prior replacement and not dye.

I was planning on finding if I had...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,520
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
http://www.mastercool.com/media/temp_pressure_char...

http://www.mastercool.com/media/temp_pressure_chart.pdf

According to my temperature outside and what my psi should be at...its about 1 or 2 psi off. i was informed by a user that you take the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,520
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
Even if I got high end info...i don't know what...

Even if I got high end info...i don't know what the norm is for numbers or fluctuation. plus that god awful noise can't possibly mean the compressor is healthy.

Or could it be dirty condensor..?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,243
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
id say vanos or disa, try and locate area of...

id say vanos or disa, try and locate area of noise.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,520
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
Update with PSI ratings at low service port while...

Update with PSI ratings at low service port while vehicle is OFF:45PSI, Vehicle ON:started at 35PSI...slowly went down to 20PSI...the rattle began and PSI came up to 25PSI, still no leaks in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,580
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
ive been seeing issues all over about the Victor...

ive been seeing issues all over about the Victor Reinz VCG's. How about OFH's? http://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw-oil-filter-stand-flange-gasket-victor-11421719855
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,520
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
The pressure was adjusted to mid range for...

The pressure was adjusted to mid range for external temp on a Color gauge from auto zone. Not sure if its a reliable gauge or not. The clutch does spin with the compressor and the compressor works...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,520
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
Added the UV dye and started the system, the...

Added the UV dye and started the system, the noise is back, no leaks from the system, simple UV dye showing up around the low side service port(im assuming its just from adding it into the system)...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,520
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
Update: filled my system up today with r-134A...

Update: filled my system up today with r-134A with uv dye included. was unsure as to why the system did not seem to be working properly(fan not turning on, ac not seeming to be very cold inside) is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
they are grease bearings if they spin a lot than...

they are grease bearings if they spin a lot than there worn out if they don't spin very much when you try to spin them their still good

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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
if you want to knock out 2 birds with 1 stone...

if you want to knock out 2 birds with 1 stone then Go for it that's what I did and now my car is absolutely silent under the hood. keep in mind that belt can also cause a loud squeal like that so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
pulleys are here....

pulleys are here. http://www.fcpeuro.com/BMW-parts/323i/?keywords=pulley

you will most likely have to check and see if you have a mechanical tensioner or hydraulic tensioner. all the pulleys are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,520
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
I put a gauge on to my air conditioning system...

I put a gauge on to my air conditioning system while I had ac on full blast in the lowest temperature and the reading was zero. so it's definitely a leak in my system. I went ahead and bought...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,662
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
Good ole auto zone bushing rental tool, dish...

Good ole auto zone bushing rental tool, dish soap, and large oil socket to distribute force and press In and out.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
the catastrophe the guy above me explained is a...

the catastrophe the guy above me explained is a little drastic but if you just started experiencing those noises you will be okay for a week or 2 until your parts come

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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
ya these are just wear items. Your pulleys have...

ya these are just wear items. Your pulleys have grease bearings. Once they wear out they squeal and squeak. The tensioner causes looseness in the belt which can also cause the high pitch noises. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,662
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
i ended up using my oil socket, 36mm, to press...

i ended up using my oil socket, 36mm, to press large mounts and bushings in and out. worked great.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,346
Posted By 99_323i_Steve
i had extreme shaking during acceleration and...

i had extreme shaking during acceleration and breaking, new tie rods and bushings cured that right up for me. Interesting that your problem was an axle
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