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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By saturn
With Vaccum hoses are you referring to the three...

With Vaccum hoses are you referring to the three hoses connected to the CCV?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By saturn
As far as I know, the intake manifold has never...

As far as I know, the intake manifold has never been opened.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By saturn
What else in the INTAKE MANIFOLD

Guys, I am looking forward to do my fuel injectors. Since I will be working in the Intake manifold area and the M54 E60 is on 184K's, I was thinking of going ahead and do preventive maintenance on...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-01-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,564
Posted By saturn
Mine is leaking and I am putting up with it at...

Mine is leaking and I am putting up with it at 175k. My concern is to pull the engine, how can I make sure all cables and gearbox engagement is not going to be affected as I am not a mechanic and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-01-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,564
Posted By saturn
So was the pan was leaking for 2nd time after now...

So was the pan was leaking for 2nd time after now many K's?

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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-13-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 150,543
Posted By saturn
In order to do the oil pan, do you the steps on...

In order to do the oil pan, do you the steps on what all is needed to unbolted and unhooked before lifting the M54 engine? Or a DIY guide?

As for OFHG, did you coat it with oil before installing?...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-13-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 150,543
Posted By saturn
Did you say you put the old OFG gasket back? Or...

Did you say you put the old OFG gasket back? Or new one? If old, you should have replaced by it.

bTW, do you have M54 engine? If yes, did you have to pull the engine out for oil pan gasket?
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By saturn
True, but if I drive with the DISA electrical...

True, but if I drive with the DISA electrical disconnected for a week or so, will that impact on the engine in a bad way?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By saturn
I already have, but thought to ask in case...

I already have, but thought to ask in case someone knew of some other kit. That little noise in the diaphragm is the real problem if it comes back. Apart from that, can the car run with the DISA...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By saturn
Okay, I can understand the PIN and the flap...

Okay, I can understand the PIN and the flap issue, my question is about the little round ball on the side -diaphragm. The rod that comes of the diaphragm and moves the flap has a little play or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By saturn
Checked it today, the diaphragm is holding. ...

Checked it today, the diaphragm is holding. Strangely, by pulling the DISA out and back in, the ticking is gone. It's like it just needed a TLC. Has this happened to anyone?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By saturn
Thanks, from that site I see "Since the only...

Thanks, from that site I see "Since the only parts on the DISA valve that typically fail are the flapper valve, bell crank lever and housing seal, why replace the entire unit...". I guess I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By saturn
Thanks, I have already replaced my O-ring, and...

Thanks, I have already replaced my O-ring, and the flap is working as expected. Can you please provide more details?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By saturn
M54 engine DISA Rattle!

Previously (about 1-2 months ago) on my M54 E60, I have heard on the cold start the DISA rattles and makes loud ticking noise. If I unplug the cable the rattle stops and then plug it back in and it...
Forum: Engine & Performance 02-10-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,533
Posted By saturn
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/321312079075?ssPageName...

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/321312079075?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-29-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By saturn
Believe it or not but I did my thermostat for the...

Believe it or not but I did my thermostat for the third time and water pump for the second time and found the problem and where I was making a mistake. It all relates to the above three questions and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-02-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 146,769
Posted By saturn
mgzzcool, what lubricant did you use on the...

mgzzcool, what lubricant did you use on the thermostat gasket? Although it has been answered, and I have tried using Antifreeze twice on my thermostat gasket, but it still leaks. So, would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By saturn
Okay, one month past, the drops are accumulating...

Okay, one month past, the drops are accumulating on the same areas as shown above. I am really not sure what is going wrong here. New thermostat and a new gasket are giving the same result i.e. leak...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By saturn
Just FYI, If you link above is expired, then just...

Just FYI, If you link above is expired, then just search for "DISA O-Ring" on ebay.com.au
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By saturn
Thanks buddy, good idea :thumbup:

Thanks buddy, good idea :thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By saturn
DISA O-Ring for Sale from Australia (Free postage)

Guys, if anyone of you have DISA valve adjuster unit with O-Ring on your M54 engine (I am not sure which other engine might have the same part i.e. 11 61 7 544 806 (or Old part number:11 61 7 502...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By saturn
Thanks BMWCaptain, Electrical connector is dry...

Thanks BMWCaptain, Electrical connector is dry all the way. That drop of coolant is only between the plastic housing body and engine body at the spot highlighted.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By saturn
Thanks dmax, for confirming the thermo housing...

Thanks dmax, for confirming the thermo housing must not touch the engine body. After doing the thermo gasket for the second time and not using a torque wrench, I still have a minor leak and I am not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By saturn
Well I did torque it to 10Nm and even the 13mm to...

Well I did torque it to 10Nm and even the 13mm to 10Nm. This time, I didn't torque it, just tighten enough so it is tight enough and yet there a hair line gap between the thermostat housing and the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By saturn
Thanks tcphoto, and while I lifted the car...

Thanks tcphoto, and while I lifted the car yesterday to check, much to my surprise, the brand new thermostat (Behr OEM) was leaking from the bottom. The leak was very slow, not sure if it was a leak...
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