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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By kod81
Will do. I'm scheduled to tackle the job on...

Will do. I'm scheduled to tackle the job on Monday as I am away for the rest of the week.
Nice one. Cheers
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By kod81
It does look then, it is a pretty straight...

It does look then, it is a pretty straight forward process.
Didn't expect a need of a hammer to remove the coupler from the steering rack.

The difficulty level from out of 10 would be what.... 3,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By kod81
Thanks mate for the prompt response. It's a good...

Thanks mate for the prompt response. It's a good DIY and I will follow it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By kod81
Steering Univeral Joint / Coupler

Hi there,

I'm about to tackle the job of replacing the steering column lower universal joint and coupler on my 328Ci, RHD. I have never done it before but I do feel confident. I understand the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-30-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,254
Posted By kod81
Just done the same on mine as I was experiencing...

Just done the same on mine as I was experiencing same issue. Good write up mate,
Hope I'll get away with getting a new one, alltough I've heard they only bout 20 anyway.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,449
Posted By kod81
Done it. I mean... initially. Thanks for all...

Done it. I mean... initially. Thanks for all commencts and advises. Much appreciated.

So red/black is +12v and brown is ground.

I've used a power supply from PC to act as a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,449
Posted By kod81
Thanks for reply. I just checked and it's a...

Thanks for reply. I just checked and it's a 30Amps fuse. Bloody hell.

I can't access the website above. It returns a 403 Forbidden error - maybe they do some maintance.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,449
Posted By kod81
Thanks Bro! Will look into this shortly

Thanks Bro! Will look into this shortly
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,449
Posted By kod81
thanks. I am not an electrician so I'd like to...

thanks. I am not an electrician so I'd like to clarify the following.

the PSU has max amp of 12. If car seat uses for example 5amp, would it know just to take these 5amps and no more?

Also does...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,449
Posted By kod81
How to power an electric BMW seat?

Hi,

A friend of mine has his driver's seat replaced. It's full electric sport and leather BMW seat which I decided to take home and attach to my frame with the steering wheel for a game console. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
Nice advice. I use the car on a daily basis...

Nice advice. I use the car on a daily basis driving to and from work which is about 50 miles a day plus more driving if needed so I am quiet happy with the mileage I do. Next week I am actually...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
just another note.... the area where the "return...

just another note.... the area where the "return hose"/ccv hose, I've replaced, is located gets quite hot when the engine's running. The crack on the mine was at about a 1/4 of it's lenght (where the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
I was looking at that diagram when buying the...

I was looking at that diagram when buying the part form BMW - btw it's over 30 pounds so quite expensive for just a rubber hose - and was confused as the diagram shows the hose facing the other way...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
It is a horizontal hose that goes from the back...

It is a horizontal hose that goes from the back to the front of the engine. I am an amator when it comes to engines so it as well could be the CCV hose and not as I said a return hose to intake...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
Doug, The rubber hose that was cracked is...

Doug,

The rubber hose that was cracked is not visible without removing the plastic engine cover. I'm not sure exactly what it does but I suspect it returns air to the intake manifold.

I attach...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
Sorry for the delay in my updates but I believe I...

Sorry for the delay in my updates but I believe I finally managed to locate the sound source. First thing first:
1. I've disconnected DISA - no improvment, then removed it had a look on the valve...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
Cheers Falcon1209. I appreciate the effort, ...

Cheers Falcon1209. I appreciate the effort,

The butterfly valve in my DISA seems to be pretty springly. The more I open it by hand the more resisance I get - until wide open. Don't get me wrong as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
Cheers Doug, Will test it tonight alltought...

Cheers Doug,

Will test it tonight alltought my suspicions are more likely to be somewhere in the DISA area and not in the front where the Fan or Water Pump is. I have also replaced both intake...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
Also it might be worth mentioning that I did the...

Also it might be worth mentioning that I did the test with "quick start" with my mechanic, spraying it around the area where, I believe, the sound occurs - but it hasn't affected the revs at all.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
I will investigate the water pump tonight. My...

I will investigate the water pump tonight.
My car is a 5 speed manual UK spec.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
Doug, I found your advice very help full as I...

Doug,
I found your advice very help full as I thanks to it I have discovered a tear in my Y shaped hose.

I'm sorry for bad wording but english is not my primary language. It's my fault for not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
Finally I got some update. Sorry it took my so...

Finally I got some update. Sorry it took my so long.

As advised I used the throttle body cleaner and cleaned the ICV among with the throttle body and DISA when I removed and replaced the Y shape...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
Ok I got some update. First of all I went to a...

Ok I got some update.
First of all I went to a shop to buy some easy start in spray and sprayed it a little around the DISA when the engine was running nothing happened. So I sprayed some on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
Thats sounds very reasonable. I will take my time...

Thats sounds very reasonable. I will take my time doing it and won't rush things. Will keep you guys posted with the results.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,305
Posted By kod81
Cheers for clearing that up and I am glad I got...

Cheers for clearing that up and I am glad I got an opinion from someone with '99 M52TU. Therefore I know the whistle isn't really normal, so I need to get this sorted.

I'm gonna disconnect the...
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