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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-13-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 506,181
Posted By impee
Yep, I think dmax is spot on...removing the panel...

Yep, I think dmax is spot on...removing the panel is easy and try some silicone / grease. I think that will at least get rid of the squeaking. I am not sure about the window not rolling fully down...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,455
Posted By impee
At the end I used "Turtlewax Matt Finish Cockpit...

At the end I used "Turtlewax Matt Finish Cockpit Cleaner" on the seat belts and they are a lot faster now. I tried scrubbing it with 10 different soaps and detergents but nothing ever worked. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,900
Posted By impee
thanks everyone, I know I can get the codes read,...

thanks everyone, I know I can get the codes read, I have been having them read since the past 6 years from BMW and my own mechanic each time I get a fault :)

But my question was if anyone faced...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By impee
you know, my AC hasn't worked all Summer and I...

you know, my AC hasn't worked all Summer and I didn't get around to getting it looked at. Do you reckon changing the FSR could fix the AC?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,900
Posted By impee
Yellow Engine Light

Hi Everyone,

I have a question, the yellow engine light has been on since the past 3 months, however I haven't noticed any loss in performance, low mpg, etc., i.e. the car still runs as it should....
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By impee
Blower Fluctuating

I have this same issue...would it be the Final Stage Resistor? or could it be something else?

Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By impee
is there a CDV?

Hi everyone,
By looking at this photo, is anyone able to tell me if there is actually a CDV present, as looking at this diagram ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,050
Posted By impee
Bosch or NGK

I used the Bosch plugs in my car a few years back and I believe I got the same performance out of them as I did with the NGK plugs. I didn't notice any difference.

The only thing I might say in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,463
Posted By impee
Bearing price

right, I just got my bill...76 for the one bearing and 66 for it's fitting and alignment...not too bad.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,463
Posted By impee
I didn't say BMW, I said my mechanic :) I...

I didn't say BMW, I said my mechanic :)

I think he sources them from GSF or Eurocar parts, but then the 30 is still only a rough estimate. It might be slightly more.
Give me till next Friday...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,463
Posted By impee
I have now been to the mechanic, he said the...

I have now been to the mechanic, he said the bearing is faulty and it costs about 30 and 160 for Labour...The MOT test also showed it as an advisory - well I suppose it saved the lazy mechanic the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,936
Posted By impee
mechanics!

My mechanic changed both control arms too and the next day I had the steering getting stuck. 5 months later I found out that all it required was alignment done, as it was way out! A coincidence? In...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,463
Posted By impee
humming sound

hi everyone, I have the same humming to, i.e. it is apparent over 30mph and gets louder the faster I go. No clicking though. It seems to come from the front left.

It is booked in for a repair on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,455
Posted By impee
slow seat belt doing my head in!

my earlier mentioned spirit clean which *slightly* speeded them up is no good. They are now as slow as a turtle and really doing my head in. They normally get stuck between the doors when I get out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,508
Posted By impee
problem solved...battery was down! even thought...

problem solved...battery was down! even thought the dash lights looked ok.

I suppose the tell tale sign was that the headlights were dim.

I was away for 2 weeks and even thought I came back and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,508
Posted By impee
Whirring sound, then symptoms of dead battery?

I have the same problem, how did you fix it?

infact, my problem is worse, it will not start at all...and shows the same symptons, like 4 dashes on the clock and if you keep the key turned it just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,075
Posted By impee
guess what...I pushed my fingers into the CD...

guess what...I pushed my fingers into the CD cartridge a couple of time, scratched my head for 10mins, then pressed eject and it came out!

I checked none of the CDs were stuck, cleaned the bottom...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,075
Posted By impee
exact same issue here. It went for BMW for some...

exact same issue here. It went for BMW for some other repairs the other day and when it came back I was able to eject it..silly for me, I pushed it back in and now it is stuck again! I am going to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,071
Posted By impee
re: what is this wire & plug?

Good and Bad news...good news the problem is fixed, bad news is that my mechanic refused to fix it (I believe it was too big or complex job for him), meaning I had to take it to BMW! :facepalm:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By impee
Differential Oil Change

I just finished my Differential Oil change...what a *loody mess I made :)

http://www.impee.co.uk/bmw_differential_oil.htm

impee.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 14,988
Posted By impee
here in London I spoke to BMW and they said they...

here in London I spoke to BMW and they said they have already changed their oil from Castrol and now sell Shell...however, as an alternative, they recommended that I can use Castrol 0W-30...more...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By impee
front jack point

don't worry mate, I did the same last weekend, my front bulge jack point was already half crushed, then when i lifted it up last week it crushed further and infact crushed inwards...even though I was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-26-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,071
Posted By impee
my car is booked in for 7th Sept. if you can...

my car is booked in for 7th Sept.

if you can wait till then, I can tell you exactly where my car's leak was from and what work needed to be carried out...cost wise I was told labour was about 200...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,071
Posted By impee
Thanks Chriztofor, I am quite sure it is the...

Thanks Chriztofor,

I am quite sure it is the engine oil leak as the level was low and that had never happened before.

If it is either the valve cover gasket or oil filter housing gasket, is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,071
Posted By impee
what is this wire & plug?

Evening everyone,

I have a question...I got under my car and to my horror I saw an oil leak. Well not much of an issue as the mechanic will sort that out some how.

What my main concern is this...
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