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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-31-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 138,950
Posted By GTRTurbo
Great write up. I will be doing it this weekend...

Great write up. I will be doing it this weekend on my wife's car. Wish me luck.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 262,575
Posted By GTRTurbo
I am the poor sap who spent $2880 4 months ago to...

I am the poor sap who spent $2880 4 months ago to replace my tranny. I knew my problem was not the drum because the car would be fine most of the time. However since my Fiance at the time was driving...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,157
Posted By GTRTurbo
Replaced Tranny for no Reverse issue

That was a major OUCH!!! $2933.86 including the discount of having my own mechanic do it. He said the problem was internal. The difference with my noreverse issue was that car worked fine for couple...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By GTRTurbo
Just clean te sensors

No need to replace them. One Hex nut is holding them on each wheel. Just take them out and clean them with a brush. They don't go bad that often. This is the second time I've had this problem. There...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By GTRTurbo
Speed Sensor

I agree. I had the same problem where all 3 lights were on. I took out the speed sensors and cleaned them with wire brush and all is well now.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,401
Posted By GTRTurbo
I took out the air filter housing yesterday to...

I took out the air filter housing yesterday to see if I can tell where the noise is coming from. Once I had taken the whole thing apart, it wouldn't make any noise. I was not very happy. I put the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,969
Posted By GTRTurbo
Fixed my ABS, DSC, Brake light

I agree completely.. I just cleaned all 4 wheel sensors and the light went out after I drove the car for 2 minutes.. I also agree that My Peake reader couldn't read the code for those.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2007, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By GTRTurbo
Mine was just a hex screw and pulled it out...

Mine was just a hex screw and pulled it out carefully. I had to use a big scew driver to give me leverage on one.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By GTRTurbo
Fixed DSC/ABS/Break lights on

I just fixed mine. My speed Sensors were very dirty. One hex scerw, took them out. Cleaned them with break cleaner and put back... It was that easy. It took me longer to juck up the car and take the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,841
Posted By GTRTurbo
Update: I replaced the belts, Thermostat, water...

Update: I replaced the belts, Thermostat, water pump, tentioner and pulleys. It took me a whole day for all. It wasn't too bad of DIY. Didn't need to replace the tensioner, but I rather change it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By GTRTurbo
Update, I replaced both O2 sensors. Didn't take...

Update,
I replaced both O2 sensors. Didn't take long at all. I just had to buy the tool. No problems since. Except those people at NAPA kept ordering the wrong sensors three times.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By GTRTurbo
Peak doesn't show any codes for DSC and ABS...

Peak doesn't show any codes for DSC and ABS lights on.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2007, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By GTRTurbo
Are you sure the bleeding was done correctly? Not...

Are you sure the bleeding was done correctly? Not sure about the BMW but my previous brake experience would suspect air in brake lines, bad brake booster, or time to upgrade to SS brake lines.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2007, 11:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,408
Posted By GTRTurbo
Sorry, Dumb Question. Is there a picture of it...

Sorry, Dumb Question. Is there a picture of it and location of the plug anywhere? I used the Peak and couldn't read any errors but the ABS and DSC light is on and stay on. Another issue that I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-28-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By GTRTurbo
What should the voltage be? I am getting similar...

What should the voltage be? I am getting similar Errors (Except for ground) and I didn't go through any puddles or ran over any poodles..
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2007, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By GTRTurbo
Really? Thanks. I didn't know that. Do you by any...

Really? Thanks. I didn't know that. Do you by any chance know the location or the part number? I guess I could call the parts store and find out as well.

What is odd is that the code cleared once...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By GTRTurbo
Second Thermostat bad?

As I mentioned above, The reason I changed the Thermostat was because of the same code for the check engine light was showing. However, since I was replacing the Thermostat and the previous owner...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,076
Posted By GTRTurbo
Alternator test

From my past experience. As mentioned above, using the voltmeter check the battery terminal before and after you have turned the car on. Before turning the car on, it should read 12.4V and after the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By GTRTurbo
Second Thermostat is bad?

Two weeks ago I changed my Thermostat, water pump, radiator hoses, belts and the tensioner. Two days ago the check engine light came back on again, indicating that the "Electrical thermostat...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,222
Posted By GTRTurbo
Yes, Check it out. My Check engine light would...

Yes, Check it out. My Check engine light would come on and go off for few days and come back on again. All showing Thermostat issue. I replaced the Ther. and it was fine, but it came on again today....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By GTRTurbo
Did you leave the parking break on?

Did you leave the parking break on?
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-19-2006, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,324
Posted By GTRTurbo
Do they have traffic school there. Here is...

Do they have traffic school there. Here is Califunny if you haven't had a ticket for 18 months, you pay for the ticket and $35 for traffic school. Waste a day sitting in a stupid class but no points...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 951
Posted By GTRTurbo
I bought my Peek dig tool from Bimmerzone.com....

I bought my Peek dig tool from Bimmerzone.com. They also carry the Peak SRS reset tool as well. However, Plicanparts.com carried them and $5 cheaper.

R5-SRS Airbag (SRS) Scan/Reset Tool for BMWs...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By GTRTurbo
I am planning on replacing my brake pads and I...

I am planning on replacing my brake pads and I will replace the OEM with Hawk HPS. It has less dust and work really well when they warm up. They are not as harsh on rotors as standard Hawk Blues that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 129,944
Posted By GTRTurbo
The Battery that I picked up was 49DL. Not sure...

The Battery that I picked up was 49DL. Not sure what the difference is between "D" and "DL". The 49 is the size which fits most BMWs. The reason that I chose the "DL" was because it has alot more...
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