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Forum: Lighting Forum 05-06-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 313
Achtung: Tailight Fix
Views: 159,269
Posted By steverim
Dre325 thanks for looking into this. I have the...

Dre325 thanks for looking into this. I have the same problem and it actually causes my front head lights to blink too. Let me know how it works out and where you drilled the hole.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-25-2008, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By steverim
Hey guys, I have a similar problem. My headlights...

Hey guys, I have a similar problem. My headlights blink when I first turn them on a few times and then once or twice randomly while driving. I also receive an indicator at random times that my right...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-24-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,524
Posted By steverim
Blinking Xenons and Rear Light Indicator Problem for Me2

Hey all, I have this problem with my 2001 xi as well.

My front headlights (Xenon) blink a few times when I first turn them on and then they randomly blink while driving.

I do get an indicator...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,746
Posted By steverim
jpr - thanks for those threads! I knew I wasn't...

jpr - thanks for those threads! I knew I wasn't the only one. I must admit he did scare me and I haven't really driven my car since. It's just been sitting in my parking spot!

franz - I think I'll...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,746
Posted By steverim
So you guys think he's not taking me for a ride?...

So you guys think he's not taking me for a ride? You think I can wait a month? He made it sound like I have to get it done by this weekend (which I thought was rediculous). He also said that if I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,746
Posted By steverim
Is my mechanic trying to make money off me? When to replace entire cooling system?

So I think I finally found a decent indy BMW shop here in San Diego. He fixed my starting/stalling issue which I created a post for a few weeks ago (ended up being the Cam Shaft Sensor - Intake).
...
Forum: Complete Cars 05-29-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By steverim
2001 325xi 97k miles in San Diego $9999

I'm ready to part with my 3-series and lease a new 1. Asking price is $10k. I have an ad on Craigslist which I pasted below. For pictures go to the following link:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By steverim
Ok everyone so I wanted to put a close to this...

Ok everyone so I wanted to put a close to this thread. I took my car to another mechanic which was far more superior than my first one. If you live in the San Diego area I highly recommend to go to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By steverim
What do you guys think regarding the oil...

What do you guys think regarding the oil separator? Is opening the oil cap while the engine is on to see if it tries to die a valid test? I searched the threads but couldn't find much on the oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By steverim
OK guys, here's the veridct (possibly). I just...

OK guys, here's the veridct (possibly). I just got back from the shop and spoke with the mechanic at great length. He said the problem is most likely the oil separator (crank case valve). He deduced...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By steverim
I don't know the shop owner personally, but he...

I don't know the shop owner personally, but he seemed trustworthy when I first brought my car to him about a year ago. I'm going to stop by the stop today during lunch. They said they wouldn't charge...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By steverim
Thanks for the replies. Do you guys think this is...

Thanks for the replies. Do you guys think this is something my mechanic could have 'accidently' caused? My window regulator broke literally a week after my last repair with him. I'm not trying to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By steverim
Odd Stalling and Underpowered Issue After Trying to Start

Hi everyone,

I have a 325xi '01 with about 97k miles (automatic). I just recently had my indy mechanic replace my spark plugs, brakes, brake fluid, thermostat and perform a few other checks during...
Forum: The Showroom 03-27-2008, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 280,133
Posted By steverim
Add me 2 the list. 2001 325xi, 95k miles, Sienna...

Add me 2 the list. 2001 325xi, 95k miles, Sienna Red metallic (same color as the Sedona red in the new 1-series). Bought it in upstate New York when I needed AWD and lived in Jersey. Live in San...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By steverim
Alright to put a close to this forum I've decided...

Alright to put a close to this forum I've decided to keep my car. Tax alone on a new car will cover my current bimmer's maintance for 2 years. I went to my indy mechanic and got the following done: ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By steverim
I would love to DIY but finding the time, that's...

I would love to DIY but finding the time, that's another issue. I just got off the phone with my mechanic. Since I'm close to 100k miles he said I need an Inspection II instead (which includes spark...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By steverim
Thanks for the feedback Albo. Unfortunately the...

Thanks for the feedback Albo. Unfortunately the CPO ends after 6 years since the car was first delivered or 100k miles, whichever comes first. In my case Jan 07 came first.

I've never done...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By steverim
I think I paid around 22k and put 2k down. This...

I think I paid around 22k and put 2k down. This was back in August 2005. I was under CPO until Jan of last year which was nice. Had a lot of things replaced (front control arms, air conditioning...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By steverim
Pay for upcoming maintanance or lease a new BMW?

Hey everyone,

I've been going crazy on what to do with my current 2001 325xi. I love this car and bought it as a CPO over 3 years ago. I'm at about 95k miles and need the following maintanance:
...
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