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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By isherdholi
Quick question - do all batteries definitely...

Quick question - do all batteries definitely release gas?

Is it possible that are some do not work in that way or do not need to release gas?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By isherdholi
Ah ok that could be it. I typed my reg no....

Ah ok that could be it.

I typed my reg no. into various sites (GSF car parts, Euro car parts, Halfords to name a few) and they all say the battery I got is the correct one.

Thanks for the help...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By isherdholi
Yeah i know the boot is sealed, whereas under the...

Yeah i know the boot is sealed, whereas under the bonnet the gas can escape, I was just more surprised that batteries actually release gas, I didn't know this.

Regarding the hold-down clamp, I'll...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By isherdholi
So does the battery release hydrogen?

So does the battery release hydrogen?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By isherdholi
After 10.5 years of loyal service....

... The original battery in my April 2001 E46 320i finally gave up.

I hadn't driven the old girl for about almost a month (I now take the tube to work)

I tried jump starting and it wouldn't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 73,456
Posted By isherdholi
A lot of folks on here say Mobil1 5W30 is not...

A lot of folks on here say Mobil1 5W30 is not recommended for our cars but
I've used Mobil1 5W30 in my car without any problem. In the UK, its called "Mobil1 ESP Formula" and it is LL-04 approved.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By isherdholi
if you're going to get wider tyres, you'll need...

if you're going to get wider tyres, you'll need to get your alignment re-done with the wider tyres on it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,011
Posted By isherdholi
Meyle is cheaper than OEM (Hella) and Meyle parts...

Meyle is cheaper than OEM (Hella) and Meyle parts are known to be of a high standard of quality.

Remember the OEM part is known to fail, so i'd stay away from it!
Forum: Ask a Site Sponsor 05-07-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,199
Posted By isherdholi
Ohhh right. You mean like OEM facelifted...

Ohhh right.

You mean like OEM facelifted sedan tail lights?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By isherdholi
Hmm.. sounds like a loose / intermittent...

Hmm.. sounds like a loose / intermittent connection.

Do you get the problem on both headlights or just one side?
Forum: Ask a Site Sponsor 05-07-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,199
Posted By isherdholi
What is RCR???

What is RCR???
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,578
Posted By isherdholi
I posted the most constructive post in this...

I posted the most constructive post in this thread to help the OP and this is only my 42nd post.

You're all newbs.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,578
Posted By isherdholi
Before assuming it is your oil level sensor (and...

Before assuming it is your oil level sensor (and yes we all know this is a common fault) it would be worth popping the hood and actually checking your oil level with your dipstick.

Also check that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,210
Posted By isherdholi
BKR6EQUP are the right ones. I installed these on...

BKR6EQUP are the right ones. I installed these on mine too.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,310
Posted By isherdholi
A - Munich :D

A - Munich :D
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,940
Posted By isherdholi
Thanks Mango - That confirms it for me - My oil...

Thanks Mango - That confirms it for me - My oil sensor is gone bad as well, so I'm going to order Meyle :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,940
Posted By isherdholi
Old thread, I know. But if I didn't use the...

Old thread, I know. But if I didn't use the search function and started a new thread about this, everybody would have told me to use the search function.

Anyway - Why is everybody saying "Stick...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,059
Posted By isherdholi
My tyres were out of balance but I didn't feel...

My tyres were out of balance but I didn't feel the effect of it until I had brand new FCAB's put in. (I didn't have this shaking problem on the old FCAB's, with the same wheels, but thats because the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,059
Posted By isherdholi
I went back to the garage and had my wheel...

I went back to the garage and had my wheel balancing checked - apart from the driver's side rear, all other three wheels needed balancing. I got that done and then went out for a test drive on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,059
Posted By isherdholi
Not yet - I'm getting my wheel balancing checked...

Not yet - I'm getting my wheel balancing checked tomorrow (and then balanced if needed) and will also get the alignment checked again.

I'll post an update after that.

Thanks for all the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,059
Posted By isherdholi
I hope thats all it is, I can't really afford...

I hope thats all it is, I can't really afford much else :tsk:

The fronts tyres were fitted 18k miles ago and haven't been balanced since then, so I hope thats all it is. (I mean they were balanced...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,059
Posted By isherdholi
lol ooookay then Thanks for the advice by...

lol ooookay then

Thanks for the advice by the way dude
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,059
Posted By isherdholi
So did getting your wheels balance solve the...

So did getting your wheels balance solve the problem? Or did you change your control arms as well?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,059
Posted By isherdholi
Anybody?

Anybody?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,059
Posted By isherdholi
Steering wheel shake at 60mph+ after new fcabs and alignment

Hi folks,

The car is a 2001 pre-facelift 320i saloon (M54, 2171cc) approx 95k miles

I recently had my front control arm bushes replaced and also had 4 wheel laser alignment done by a well...
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