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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 261,938
Posted By BMWCaptain
You need to do some sluething to get to YOUR...

You need to do some sluething to get to YOUR problem:

Drop your pan and filter and see if you find fragments of the reverse drum in the pan, etc. You may have to drop your valve body as well if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 261,938
Posted By BMWCaptain
It is more than likely the reverse drum. Find...

It is more than likely the reverse drum. Find out how much the tranny shops will charge to rebuild your tranny and replace the reverse drum. You can buy a used tranny, or have this one rebuilt. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,632
Posted By BMWCaptain
You should always get the money before the BMW. ...

You should always get the money before the BMW. This is the problem alot of collage kids :bawling: have after buying a BMW.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,508
Posted By BMWCaptain
No big deal, he plans to do a fluid and filter...

No big deal, he plans to do a fluid and filter change in the future.

You will get about 6 Qts of fluid out when you drop the pan and remove the filter.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,508
Posted By BMWCaptain
Take a quick look under your car and see if there...

Take a quick look under your car and see if there is a tag on the tranny stating GM or ZF. If you want a quick method to tell, just look at the Tranny pan. If your pan has ribs like a TIC-TAC-TOE...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,632
Posted By BMWCaptain
Rear Differential Bushing. Need to remove the...

Rear Differential Bushing. Need to remove the axles and drop the diff to do it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By BMWCaptain
Yes, you can use gasket sealant sparingly on the...

Yes, you can use gasket sealant sparingly on the replacement.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By BMWCaptain
A quick check for Fuel Pressure at your FUEL RAIL...

A quick check for Fuel Pressure at your FUEL RAIL nipple will help you to diagnose a fuel pressure issue too. You can borrow a fuel pressure guage from one of the Auto parts stores.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By BMWCaptain
replace your OFHG. This is one of the most...

replace your OFHG. This is one of the most common oil leaks on the E46. OFHG, CVV and Valve cover leaks covers most of them. Some have even had an OIL Pan gasket leak, but not as common as OFHG.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By BMWCaptain
Check your intake boots. They are common...

Check your intake boots. They are common culprits to vacuum leaks. You may want to get replacements and just replace them becuase they do fail after time. They are very inexpensive and You can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By BMWCaptain
Probably a fuel issue. If you turn your key and...

Probably a fuel issue. If you turn your key and the engine turns but does not fire up, then it may not be getting fuel.

Make sure your battery is fully charged too. You can take it to Advance...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,111
Posted By BMWCaptain
If you have the GM trsansmission, then go with...

If you have the GM trsansmission, then go with the ATP-B275 Filter kit. It includes the aluminum gasket that does not leak like the rubber one.

No need to replace the bolts.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,111
Posted By BMWCaptain
It is not a clogged filter causing starvation. ...

It is not a clogged filter causing starvation. It is the rubber seals shrinking in the cooler temperatures that allow fluid to leak down into the pan. Expansion of the rubber as temperature...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,111
Posted By BMWCaptain
Of course a transmission should not be slipping,...

Of course a transmission should not be slipping, but the reality is these transmissions will slip when initially run when cold. Common issue for these trannys. The only working fix is to warm the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,111
Posted By BMWCaptain
This is not true. Here in Texas we do not get...

This is not true. Here in Texas we do not get that cold and I had experienced it on one cold day here at about 45 -50 deg.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,111
Posted By BMWCaptain
Before everyone condemns your transmission for...

Before everyone condemns your transmission for you, see if your problem happens again. If this is the only time it has happened and is very cold, you have common occurance in cold weather on high...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By BMWCaptain
Replace your coolant temp switch in the lower...

Replace your coolant temp switch in the lower hose with the old one. Check the connection too.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,028
Posted By BMWCaptain
An m54b30 in a 530i will be the same as a 330i...

An m54b30 in a 530i will be the same as a 330i m54b30 engine. You will just transfer specific 330i parts to your new engine if you use a non 330i engine. You may have to switch out the oil pan, and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-23-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 62,038
Posted By BMWCaptain
Great to see you got it running and thank you for...

Great to see you got it running and thank you for coming back to tell us what fixed it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By BMWCaptain
There you go again, not contributing anything...

There you go again, not contributing anything useful.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By BMWCaptain
That's right WD40 you should grow up. ...

That's right WD40 you should grow up.

Nothing annoying about me. I help people out with real world advice.

You on the other hand just try to chime in on threads to make derogatory remarks.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By BMWCaptain
Yes, but then why did you have to reply to my...

Yes, but then why did you have to reply to my comment about mango. Couldn't you take your own words and just ignore it? Oh, no you just have instigate thing. I guess we all know what you are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By BMWCaptain
No, I was just pointing out how Mango criticizes...

No, I was just pointing out how Mango criticizes everyone. Here he said the OP neglected his car and Mango knows nothing on the way he maintains his car. Now you contribute nothing by commenting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,883
Posted By BMWCaptain
You got that right. Some people make statements...

You got that right. Some people make statements and call them out as facts, when in reality all it is their opinion.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By BMWCaptain
You were a bad boy and you neglected your car. ...

You were a bad boy and you neglected your car. That is not tolerated here.

Be careful mango will give you 20 lashes with a wet noodle.
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