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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 520
Posted By bimmernut3
Check your transmission selector shifter. I...

Check your transmission selector shifter. I believe, if the shifter isn't correctly set in place, there's a "lock out" switch that will keep the starter from getting voltage. Try it in "N" position,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By bimmernut3
Katylolo....Your hardtop will only fit the E46...

Katylolo....Your hardtop will only fit the E46 convertible. Anyone that buys this hardtop will need to buy an adapter kit in order to get the interior lights & rear defogger to work. $1500 is an ok...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 720,651
Posted By bimmernut3
@SP1200......From what I have been able to use on...

@SP1200......From what I have been able to use on my PA Soft 1.4 with my '01 E39 540i, '05 E46 330cic & (2) E83 X3's, I do NOT think you can "reprogram" the General Module. You CAN turn some features...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By bimmernut3
Cooling overhaul time

Can someone show me the link to the cooling overhaul recommendations. I've done a search but it doesn't show up for me in the DYI.
I noticed a small amount of coolant that's leaking from the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 985
Posted By bimmernut3
Nice find. Looks great. Lot's of interesting ZHP...

Nice find. Looks great. Lot's of interesting ZHP information here (http://www.zhpmafia.com/forums/forum.php). I have been enjoying ours ever since we got it
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By bimmernut3
@GS......if the walls of the lifter inserts have...

@GS......if the walls of the lifter inserts have any "GUM" on the walls or if the hydraulic channels to them are restricted, they will "stick" & make that tapping sound. Spend the $8 bucks & try the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By bimmernut3
I too have a '05 330Cic ZHP (convertible) with...

I too have a '05 330Cic ZHP (convertible) with 54k on the odometer. Having had many BMW's (5 in the driveway now) what I hear is a sticking lifter. If I were to make a suggestion to you that may...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By bimmernut3
Same here. The recall for the passenger side was...

Same here. The recall for the passenger side was announced June 20, 2014 (14V348000) about a year and half ago, which Takata had to remake the airbags & send to BMW for distribution to individual...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By bimmernut3
The Nut should be the same for both. Go buy ne...

The Nut should be the same for both. Go buy ne ones, as they are suppose to be replaced when changing control arms
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By bimmernut3
It's possible that it's your Power steering pump....

It's possible that it's your Power steering pump. This is hard to locate where the sound is coming, so maybe removing the belt like suggested above might be a starting point.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By bimmernut3
Nick.....from what I can see from REALOEM.com for...

Nick.....from what I can see from REALOEM.com for British cars (my assumption)
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=ET56-EUR-09-2002-E46-BMW-330i&diagId=11_2169
there is a cover with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,152
Posted By bimmernut3
Thinkpad...I do not think that AGM batteries have...

Thinkpad...I do not think that AGM batteries have vent holes. They are not the same as the liquid aid batteries. see below:

Absorbed Glass Mat batteries are constructed differently than the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-01-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By bimmernut3
No, it's not about the passenger side. I too...

No, it's not about the passenger side. I too received a 2nd letter from BMW yesterday about the PASSENGER SIDE. This new recall if for the drivers side steering wheel airbag as I understand it....
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-01-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By bimmernut3
another BMW airbag recall

I just saw this in my email this morning
http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchResults?refurl=email&searchType=ID&targetCategory=R&searchCriteria.nhtsa_ids=15V318
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By bimmernut3
FoggyUK....Does the DSC light come on/display on...

FoggyUK....Does the DSC light come on/display on the dash when you turn your key to position 2 (just before start) If it does, the bulb is OK and the DSC switch on the console is connected. If it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By bimmernut3
@BaliDawg.......I'll check it out & let u know. ...

@BaliDawg.......I'll check it out & let u know. Thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By bimmernut3
@BaliDawg........I saw this post several weeks...

@BaliDawg........I saw this post several weeks ago & pulled up that recoding section on
PA Soft 1.4 and it DID NOT resemble the existing code shown on his write up. Since my '05 ZHP was different I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By bimmernut3
@Hamsocne......Thanks, I used the 6789 and it...

@Hamsocne......Thanks, I used the 6789 and it paired. I could never remember the Pairing Password. It hooked up Torque lite to the OBDII.
With it hooked up, I pulled up the "coolant Temp" & logged...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By bimmernut3
@jfoj.......i understand what ur saying but it...

@jfoj.......i understand what ur saying but it won't accept the password witj the S4 or the S6. both phones see it, but the device wont accept any code # i enter. Does anyone know "the code" to pair...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By bimmernut3
need EMI help can't pair with Bluetooth

Just got my new Galaxy S6 & can't get it to pair with my EML327 bluetooth dongle While on the OBDII port.
The phone sees it but the device won't accept any password. I have tried 0000 & 1234 plus...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By bimmernut3
I wanted to post this update for all of you that...

I wanted to post this update for all of you that replied. First off, thank you for your suggestions & ideas. That's what make the forum great!

I went back to double check my work & as a last...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By bimmernut3
jfoj......I used the gasket from the BMW dealer....

jfoj......I used the gasket from the BMW dealer. Yes, it could be warped, as I didn't check it. I'll check it when I replace the seal again.

Good stuff....any other suggestions?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By bimmernut3
@ Megalocnus......I checked that very good. The...

@ Megalocnus......I checked that very good. The old gasket was not "hard plastic" like I had seen on our X3 with 133k or the 328cic with 75k. It was harder than the new on but all of it came out in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By bimmernut3
Sansho........thanks for the reply. Yes, very...

Sansho........thanks for the reply. Yes, very sure no oil pan leak. I can see the oil under the housing above the pan. I cleaned all of the oil when hug was off.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By bimmernut3
Oil Filter Hsg Seal leaking...again "FIXED"

I just replaced the oil seal in the filter housing on my '05 330cic w only 44k on it yesterday, along with a new vanos line. I checked it today after about 20 miles of driving & noticed oil was...
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