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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,833
Posted By E46Sam
Does it idle rough at all, especially on cold...

Does it idle rough at all, especially on cold starts? You may have a vacuum leak. I went through this recently for about a month.

I would pull the codes and have random multiple misfires, misfire...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By E46Sam
Yea, I mentioned the cooling system refresh so...

Yea, I mentioned the cooling system refresh so that is taken care of. Didn't think about th CVV. When the cooling system refresh is done, new tensioners, belts and pulleys will be added as well....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,712
Posted By E46Sam
Do you get a burning smell or a small amount of...

Do you get a burning smell or a small amount of smoke under the hood when you drive it? If so, its probably the VCG leaking oil onto the exhaust manifold or the manifold heatsheild on the passenger...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By E46Sam
Oil was just change at 103K as well. Fuel filter...

Oil was just change at 103K as well. Fuel filter does need to be changed. I have the auto and I have been debating changing the fluid. I don't think the previous owner changed it since BMW orginally...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By E46Sam
What to do at 103K

So I'm right around 103K on the odometer. Just wanted to get your guys opinion on what to do next. I have a about $1700 for OEM replacement parts or aftermarket gear. Here's a current list of what...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By E46Sam
PM'ed you Jason. Thanks again!

PM'ed you Jason. Thanks again!
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By E46Sam
Question Oil Filter Ok? (Pics)

So I ordered some parts from Tischer a couple weeks ago. I went ahead and order some more stuff to do an oil change. Everything looked ok at first but when I took the oil filter out of the wrapper it...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 08-23-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By E46Sam
Detailing cars has been a thing of mine for a...

Detailing cars has been a thing of mine for a long time. I can't stand a dirty car at all. I'm to the point where I'm sort of OCD about it (Airvents have to line up perfectly, Seatbelts have to look...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-23-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By E46Sam
Angry Trip Odometer Rest Not Working!!

So I did the red sharpie mod a couple of weeks ago to make my needles red. Got the cluster out and painted the needles no problems. Put everything back together etc and all was well except the Trip...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-17-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By E46Sam
Unhappy Step Tranny Service

So I've read over Kpeng's E46 maintenance guide several times. The Step Tranny maintenance sort of has me worried a bit and poses a few questions (Bear in mind, this is the first BMW I have owned)
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By E46Sam
Thanks. I figured I would just stick with the OE...

Thanks. I figured I would just stick with the OE Plug. I definatley want to run NGK, but didn't know if it would be better to get the stock NGK plug or maybe one of the better NGK plugs if they are...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-08-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,658
Posted By E46Sam
I agree here. If you have already tried a cleaner...

I agree here. If you have already tried a cleaner wax after washing again and tried a claybar, get a higher speed rotary buffer and use a foam pad on it. This way you can run higher speeds without...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By E46Sam
Appreciate the help. Normally when I buy another...

Appreciate the help. Normally when I buy another car I like to replace certain things right from the get go just so I know where the car stands overall.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By E46Sam
Wink Questions about Maintenance and Fluids

So I am new to the forum still but I have been searching around quite a bit recently. I just bought my first BMW not to long ago and now its time to do some maintenace. I have done some searches but...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-06-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By E46Sam
New 325i Owner

Hello to all. I recently just purchased a 2003 325I. This is my first BMW. I have owned the car for 3 months or so now and I am already impressed! I have been registered in the forum for a few months...
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