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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-25-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,667
Posted By glxedwards
Seems like an easy choice.

Seems like an easy choice.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-25-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,667
Posted By glxedwards
@jvr826 You are running out of possible...

@jvr826

You are running out of possible options. You've replaced everything else there isnt much else it can be. The big problem you are having sounds like my VW Touareg I had. The dealer kept...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-23-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 126,378
Posted By glxedwards
Hey guys, I'm kind of a "lurker" on here but just...

Hey guys, I'm kind of a "lurker" on here but just wanted to add to this post.

First, great DIY, definitely gave me enough to get my car fixed up.

However, I have a 2001 325XI (automatic),...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-03-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 29,589
Posted By glxedwards
When I did this I ended up buying mostly new...

When I did this I ended up buying mostly new coolant parts because every time I'd have a stuck hose on a connection the piece of plastic would be so brittle that it would crumble. The connector you...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-23-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 29,589
Posted By glxedwards
Well if it's just the canister that is not that...

Well if it's just the canister that is not that bad! They are pricey but at least it's an easy fix.

Good luck on the lower t-stat and oil level sensor. How did you know it was bad, did it throw a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-18-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By glxedwards
Depo Lights on a 2001 325XI

I searched quite a bit on line and was really only finding non-sedan DIY's for the angel eye, complete light conversion.

Just to add my $.02 it is basically the same. The only thing that I kept...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-17-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 29,589
Posted By glxedwards
pituh, Two things, the oil filter. I'm not...

pituh,

Two things, the oil filter. I'm not sure how you would strip the block. The filter housing is a graphite/plastic canister. Therefore it should strip those threads before ever stripping...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-28-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,667
Posted By glxedwards
To bleed the master cylinder you have to put the...

To bleed the master cylinder you have to put the reservoir back on the new master cylinder. Once that is secured on the new one you insert the three green plastic threaded fittings into the open...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-28-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,667
Posted By glxedwards
Smile 325XI Master Cylinder DIY

I spent the weekend replacing my wife's 2001 325XI master brake cylinder, brake pads all the way around and rear disk brake rotors.

Key Notes:

Master Cylinder: I ordered an "off" brand from a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-27-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,212
Posted By glxedwards
Well, (4) litres of DOT 4 brake fluid later I...

Well, (4) litres of DOT 4 brake fluid later I have figured it out!

1.) ABS; there are a lot people saying you have to go to a BMW dealer to pulse the ABS system. I had my BMW up on blocks and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-26-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,212
Posted By glxedwards
Question Brake Master Cylinder Replacement: Need Help

I have a 2001 325XI and the other day I went to brake and my brake pedal was really soft. So, I looked in the brake fluid reservoir and it was black. The brake fluid looked very burnt. After looking...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-03-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 29,589
Posted By glxedwards
jjrichar, Thank you for the detailed...

jjrichar,

Thank you for the detailed picture!! I appreciate the it and it was very helpful. I'm having trouble still with cooler fluid doing damage, however, I have a new leak and just ordered all...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-30-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,235
Posted By glxedwards
Why would someone use a pump to change their oil...

Why would someone use a pump to change their oil and not just pull the drain plug?

Also, the people here are quite correct, even with one mile per year you should change your oil. I'm an every...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-29-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,650
Posted By glxedwards
Are you talking about the mass air flow sensor?...

Are you talking about the mass air flow sensor? All the pieces and parts are rather easy to replace and you should be able to do it yourself. Take a look at realOEM for the diagram of your MAF parts....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-29-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 29,589
Posted By glxedwards
Lower Thermostat in E46 Expansion Tank

I changed all the belts on my wife's '01 325xi last weekend. I had to remove the upper radiator hose to get at the serp belt and put everything back together topping off the expansion tank with fresh...
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