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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By tcek
starting issue ??

new battery one month ago. now does not start. just clicks. starts immediately when jumped. Alternator?? your thoughts please
03, 330ci
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-01-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,174
Posted By tcek
do you have the sun roof "cassette"...

do you have the sun roof "cassette" available?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28,731
Views: 2,144,132
Posted By tcek
Repaired DISA flap with DISA flap repair kit from...

Repaired DISA flap with DISA flap repair kit from ABCMarts. It was not until I took old flap off that I noticed new supplied flat is much smaller than what was in my DISA. Fortunately the old flap...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-17-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By tcek
both motor mounts were changed <6k ago. New axles...

both motor mounts were changed <6k ago. New axles have ~25k on them. Probably cheap replacements as I did not change them out. Why do they click and any suggestions for good supply house for axles...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-17-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,748
Posted By tcek
keep an accurate parts list needed. if you are...

keep an accurate parts list needed. if you are unable to do a diy at least a parts list will help the rest of us who are interested. Good luck!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-17-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By tcek
use bmw brand. you will find it cheaper at the...

use bmw brand. you will find it cheaper at the dealer than you will castrol at autozone....and hey, it's bmw
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 28,731
Views: 2,144,132
Posted By tcek
explained to my son for the umteenth time that it...

explained to my son for the umteenth time that it is more important to address the o2 sensor adaptation limit, catalytic converter, DISA and themostat error codes than installing horrific neon lights...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-14-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By tcek
Clicking on front left and right

wicked clicking sound on both sides of the front wheel wells. Almost sounds like electronic clicking of on/off relay. It happens when backing up and turning. I have read about axles and wheel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By tcek
Coolant Level Sensor Weird Happening

Replaced cooling system components including expansion tank. When I put things back together and refilled the coolant, the coolant level light came on. Obviously I thought that the coolant level was...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-31-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By tcek
i have clicking on both sides and it is most...

i have clicking on both sides and it is most prominent when it is cold outside, turning the wheel or going over a bump. I am interested in what you find out. keep us posted
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By tcek
DISA sound like it has rocks rolling around

DISA is making a whole lot of noise and sounds like it has rocks rolling around in it. Should I replace, clean or what? I have never had to deal with the DISA before.

03, 330CI, 100k
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By tcek
Fuel pressure ??

after sitting for a couple of days without starting, my car has plenty of crank power but will not start. after several attempts to start, the car fires up. an indy did a pressure test and i was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By tcek
no codes to be read

no codes to be read
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By tcek
No car start - Strange happening

On saturday my car did not start. It had plenty of cranking power but no combustion. I was thinking perhaps fuel pump. I had it towed to an indy on monday. Prior to the tow truck loading the car,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,038
Posted By tcek
use what you been using...you got 300k out of...

use what you been using...you got 300k out of her...keep her happy
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,603
Posted By tcek
old brake rotors, softener salt (doesn't harden...

old brake rotors, softener salt (doesn't harden like quickcrete). Mother in law is great idea...too big for trunk though.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By tcek
Gas cap. Did not tighten at gas station. Operator...

Gas cap. Did not tighten at gas station. Operator error.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By tcek
Too sudden to be all plugs or coil packs. I'm...

Too sudden to be all plugs or coil packs. I'm thinking fuel pump
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By tcek
Sputters and no start

Car started great as usual. Filled up with gas and drove home. One hour later went to start and was very sluggish. Now will not start. Plenty of electrical juice. No engine codes. Fuel filter has 20k...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-05-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,628
Posted By tcek
do a search for tcek..i have some pointers for...

do a search for tcek..i have some pointers for this install. Took me about 3 hours in all but I had the car jacked up
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 28,731
Views: 2,144,132
Posted By tcek
What did I do for my e46 today?

Nothing
Stock wheels
Stock suspension
Stock tires
Stock height
Stock radio
Stock steering wheel
Stock paint
Stock window tint
Stock under the hood
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,709
Posted By tcek
Brake Pad Wear Sensor ??

I was working on a 2003 330CI the other day and noticed that the rear passenger side brake pad wear sensor wire was snapped in two..no connection. Yet the brake pad warning light on the dash board...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 110,053
Posted By tcek
I have used Seaform in all 5 of my BMWs. However,...

I have used Seaform in all 5 of my BMWs. However, I did not pour it into my oil. I only used a full can in a full gas tank and 1/3 can through the brake booster (in all). I let it set for 5 minutes...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-25-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By tcek
Non sure but I can tell you it was not alcohol...

Non sure but I can tell you it was not alcohol based. I think it may have been just PAG or something similar. If I were to do it over, I would look for an alcohol based product....dry time is less. ...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-22-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By tcek
I flushed the system with a/c flush and a...

I flushed the system with a/c flush and a compressor (as in air compressor). I edited the verbage to better reflect this fact. I added a new compressor in place of old worn out one.
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