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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By akita328
Once my DSC light goes on, it stays on regardless...

Once my DSC light goes on, it stays on regardless of speed/cruise condition. and occasionally I can go for a 15min drive without it triggering, while sometimes it's on when I just turn the ignition...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By akita328
My brake lights are OFF. only the DSC light are...

My brake lights are OFF. only the DSC light are on yellow. and only turns on once every few drives.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By akita328
Wow. that's a lot of sensors! I'll have to look...

Wow. that's a lot of sensors! I'll have to look at what each of them are.

is this ths scanner you bought?
http://www.resettools.com/bmw_scanner_1.4.0
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By akita328
Cool. Thanks!

Cool. Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By akita328
Hmm.. ok. but I guess I'll have do this soon. I...

Hmm.. ok. but I guess I'll have do this soon. I hate testing it, since I tend to forget to hit the clutch and stall the car when I brake hard :facepalm: (too busy getting the car above 35mph,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By akita328
Is this my front jack point? 2000 328i

Yes.. yet another "find that jack point" post. sorry...

I've searched all over for the jack points to lift the front of my 2000 328i... and haven't found a post with photo of the underside that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By akita328
is the steering angle sensor different from the...

is the steering angle sensor different from the "DSC" sensor?

are the sensors used in DSC in our cars affect ABS performance? Reason why I'm asking, after reading the thread of DSC/ABS/Brake...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By akita328
DSC light on and Peake reader

Hi,

My DSC light has been lighting up on and off.. meaning, sometimes when I drive, the DSC light turns itself on and stays on but goes off after I turn the engine off. and sometimes with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By akita328
I had my car with orange oil lamp going on after...

I had my car with orange oil lamp going on after driving, usually when going steep uphill.. checked the oil as stated on the manual (after 5min of engine off) and it was ok.

until I redid the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,666
Posted By akita328
You're lucky it's mice... Our neighbor used to...

You're lucky it's mice... Our neighbor used to park their cars outside on their driveway (garage filled with "stuff"). then one winter first their Jeep, and then the Infiniti got the wires chewed...
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 04-28-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,655
Posted By akita328
Favorite dog breed (wishing I had one) and my...

Favorite dog breed (wishing I had one) and my favorite car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By akita328
I ended up getting the Genuine part.. and it fit...

I ended up getting the Genuine part.. and it fit easily and perfectly. The bracket the window is supposed to screw on was even aligned to the open slot so I didn't have to even move it in position...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By akita328
snare drum rattles and other things...

Hi All,

seems like my trusty 2000 328i is in the "need maintenance" phase at 154k miles. It's been trouble free mostly all these years so can't complain. There are few things that have been...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By akita328
Alas, I'm on the other side of the bay :)

Alas, I'm on the other side of the bay :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By akita328
local dealer quoted $7.45/qt... sounds about...

local dealer quoted $7.45/qt... sounds about right (and this dealer typically has realyl expensive pricing, so was surprized to find out that it was cheaper than getting similar oil from Autozone..)
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By akita328
hmm... the car hasn't been driven much since the...

hmm... the car hasn't been driven much since the subframe check.. But I will try to peek under and see if I see anything.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By akita328
huh. Ok. I'll study a bit more on the Beisan...

huh. Ok. I'll study a bit more on the Beisan stuff then.. Just need to start making the lists for stuff I need... the seal kit, and some gaskets (this is where I get a bit fuzzy on what's actually...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By akita328
One quoted $122, the other $168.. and yup, the...

One quoted $122, the other $168.. and yup, the dealer has checked the subframe :)

BMW specialist independents ranged from $199+microfilter ($60 for filter, $49 to install--highway robbery!) to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By akita328
Ew. Definitely will be soliciting hubby support...

Ew. Definitely will be soliciting hubby support :P and probably opt for the rebuilt core swap as opposed to changing the seals myself...

But even if it is a bit messy, I think the cost savings...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By akita328
I suppose I can try doing the oil change myself.....

I suppose I can try doing the oil change myself.. but just not all that thrilled with the used oil disposal issues, the mess... and at least for this time around, I'm hoping the dealer will give me...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By akita328
Cool. Thanks!

Cool. Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By akita328
Short-term "mixing" oils ok?

Hi all,

I have a novice question here... :P

I have a 2000 328i. It's due for Oil Service with 154k miles on it.

I did get an appointment with the dealer for an oil service, but it's 2 weeks...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-18-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,822
Posted By akita328
The other write-up is for the front window...

The other write-up is for the front window regulator, which is a bit different. Yours is for the rear, and it's EXCELLENT for that.

Thus, both combined complements each other very very nicely :)...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By akita328
Arrgh. just received replacement part from FCP...

Arrgh. just received replacement part from FCP Groton and tried to install, and IT WON"T FIT!!! the distance between the two lower posts are too short, and thus won't fit through the holes in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By akita328
It wasn't clear when you wrote "BMW iPod plug...

It wasn't clear when you wrote "BMW iPod plug won't charge..." if you meant the USA-Spec unit, so just a clarification:

The USA-Spec BMW PA12 will charge iPhones up to 4s.

from the USA-Spec web...
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