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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By zp18zp18
Reset Brake Wear Light

I recently replaced rotors, pads and two new sensors. Brakes work great but light is still on. Dealership said light can be reset using dash buttons but would not reset the lights without big deal....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-15-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 55,978
Posted By zp18zp18
I also did this procedure last year. I would...

I also did this procedure last year. I would like to add that I tightened the nut too tight and the spring on the bottom of the wiper arm rubbed on the windshield. When I finished the job, I tested...
Forum: California 11-26-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By zp18zp18
Orange County Body Shop Kudos

E46 I ran into the back end of a car that stopped while in the turn at a
corner and crunched my hood, grill, right fender, headlight and turn signal.
UGGH. I had it fixed at HiTech on McFadden in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By zp18zp18
Thanks for the encouragement, I changed both of...

Thanks for the encouragement, I changed both of the top clamps today but used some cheesy Harbor Freight clamps. Ruined two just trying to get them tight. I may need to get some decent clamps and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By zp18zp18
PS Fluid Leak Fix?

I have a slow leak of PS fluid. Beginning to get lots of complaints about the driveway and power washing has reached its limits.
I read in this forum that often the clamps on the bottom of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,724
Posted By zp18zp18
AM Radio Interference when moving

My radio has always had poor am reception even before tinting. One of these days I will replace the amp in the C pillar but when trying to listen to an already weak station there is a load buzz that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,417
Posted By zp18zp18
my 99 323i has a similar sound when sitting...

my 99 323i has a similar sound when sitting still, it is just barely audible over a low radio. It is repetitive with about a 2-3 second cycle time and includes a light hissing sound that you might...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-19-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 144,999
Posted By zp18zp18
Went to the snow area around Lake Arrowhead for...

Went to the snow area around Lake Arrowhead for romantic Valentines Day getaway. Snowed, roads plugged up, crappy cable chains just barely better than nothing and to add to that, the windshield...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-19-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 144,999
Posted By zp18zp18
Let me add my 2 cents. This is a great writeup,...

Let me add my 2 cents. This is a great writeup, since I just had my 99 323i towed back to the house after breaking the water pump/power steering belt and leaving me stranded. Fortunately it was 4PM...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By zp18zp18
I have since bought a wiper motor assembly from a...

I have since bought a wiper motor assembly from a recycler along with a new dust cover which should come today or tomorrow. In the meantime I was able to see the TIS instructions for R&R and it does...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By zp18zp18
Can't get key into trunk lock

The rubber weather seal in my trunk lock is poking out like an outie belly button and I cannot get the key past it. It looks like the rubber dried out and the key was also dry and it pulled out of...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-24-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 65,841
Posted By zp18zp18
Thanks for the DIY. I also need to replace the...

Thanks for the DIY. I also need to replace the wiper motor, wipers home position is straight up. Good news is that they go to 3 o'clock when wiping, then back to up. Is there a DIY anywhere for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By zp18zp18
As well

As well
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By zp18zp18
I have the exact same problem. Wipers stop at 12...

I have the exact same problem. Wipers stop at 12 o'clock. Turn them on and they go to 3, then back to 12. My BMW contact said the motor had to be replaced and verified the $300 price and a 1.2...
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-19-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By zp18zp18
He is right. The drain likely goes down between...

He is right. The drain likely goes down between the walls to the closest sink and connects into the drain there. Look at the drain for the sink and see if there isn't a mysterious pvc pipe or...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-19-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 140,554
Posted By zp18zp18
Is it possible to get the integrated BT in my 99...

Is it possible to get the integrated BT in my 99 E46 that my daughter has in her new '08 328i? California's new hands free nanny law requires it. Now you see people driving along with one hand on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By zp18zp18
OK, well that explains it. No underhood light...

OK, well that explains it. No underhood light and no way to pop the trunk from inside the car either.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,251
Posted By zp18zp18
I found the Bosch C3640 (the activated charcoal...

I found the Bosch C3640 (the activated charcoal one) for $22 or the paper one P3640 for $17 plus $7 in shipping from RockAuto. My old filter looks like dirty paper, but then again so does the new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By zp18zp18
Wheres the light?

I had some body work done on my car at the junction of the right headlight assembly and the hood.

I swear there was a light under the hood and I see a hood activated switch in front of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,883
Posted By zp18zp18
My car exhibits a similiar symptom. Turning...

My car exhibits a similiar symptom. Turning Right sometimes gives a short rubbing scraping sound. I think it is easy to drain and replace the differential oil, so I could give that a shot before I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By zp18zp18
Reset SI

I have seen this covered numerous times and tried it today. My e46 was built in 12/98 so it has the diagnostic connector just like my e30 has. The procedure is posted as the same, short pin 7 to...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-15-2006, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By zp18zp18
Thanks for the tip. I took off the cover,...

Thanks for the tip. I took off the cover, tightened the connectors, put it back together and so far works like a champ!
Thanks again, GWB
Forum: California 08-10-2006, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,549
Posted By zp18zp18
There is a place in the DFW/Texas area that I...

There is a place in the DFW/Texas area that I have purchased parts from before. They have always been helpful and stand behind the stuff they sell. I once got a taillight that was cracked, they...
Forum: California 08-10-2006, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By zp18zp18
I read this week in the Orange County Register...

I read this week in the Orange County Register about someone that parked at LAX and was ticketed on two different occasions. They said the last time, to prevent a repeat, they parked their car head...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-08-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 794
Posted By zp18zp18
I first bought XM only because I wanted to listen...

I first bought XM only because I wanted to listen to NFL football only to realize after spending the annual fee that NFL football was only on Sirius.
I then bought a Sirius receiver and gave the...
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