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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-23-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By ixtoxi
My bet is a broken CV joint in one of the axles.

My bet is a broken CV joint in one of the axles.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By ixtoxi
Sounds like you need a new cooling fan.

Sounds like you need a new cooling fan.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-09-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By ixtoxi
I used it when I lived at my former house that...

I used it when I lived at my former house that had a very steep driveway that iced-up in the winter. The system was amazing, and kept me from sliding into the street several times.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By ixtoxi
It is common for the electrical connections...

It is common for the electrical connections inside the C-pillar to become oxidized, which severely degrades antenna reception. Search the forum for specifics and easy fix.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-12-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By ixtoxi
There should be no difference in the 330Xi and...

There should be no difference in the 330Xi and 325Xi springs. I have the Lesjofors, and they have been great.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By ixtoxi
Common problem. I believe the connections are...

Common problem. I believe the connections are behind the C-pillar trim on the left-hand side of the car. Disconnect all, spray with De-oxit, and reconnect.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-06-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By ixtoxi
Check by jacking the car up and putting it...

Check by jacking the car up and putting it securely on jack stands. Grab a front wheel a the 3-o'clock and 9-o'clock positions and try to move the wheel back and forth while looking at the tie rod...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-06-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By ixtoxi
Check tie rods, control arm bushings and ball...

Check tie rods, control arm bushings and ball joints.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By ixtoxi
Let it air out for a while and you should be fine.

Let it air out for a while and you should be fine.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-28-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By ixtoxi
If the car runs and the drive train does not make...

If the car runs and the drive train does not make any unusual noises or have vibrations, then all should be OK. As has been said, differences in tread pattern alone will not create a problem with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By ixtoxi
No, just remove the bolt that goes through the...

No, just remove the bolt that goes through the hole in the window and push the window up as far as it will go. Then, use a wood shim between the window and lower exterior window seal to hold it in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By ixtoxi
Not sure if breaking the clip will get you...

Not sure if breaking the clip will get you anywhere. There is a nut on the other end of the bolt, and I don't remember if the nut would pass through the hole in the window. I would try grinding the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-12-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By ixtoxi
Texting "language" is extremely annoying on a...

Texting "language" is extremely annoying on a forum such as this. Please use complete sentences and explain your issue clearly if you want a useful response from anyone.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By ixtoxi
A common area for an oil leak is the rear...

A common area for an oil leak is the rear passenger side of the valve cover. Oil leaking from there will drip down onto the exhaust manifold. Easy fix - replace the valve cover gasket. There is a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,431
Posted By ixtoxi
Yep. Got one a couple of weeks ago, and no...

Yep. Got one a couple of weeks ago, and no problems.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-29-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By ixtoxi
A dolly (or flat-bed) is required to tow these...

A dolly (or flat-bed) is required to tow these cars because they are all-wheel drive. Towing with the front wheels immobilized and off the ground puts lots of stress on the transfer case.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By ixtoxi
I recently repaired the same area on my car. ...

I recently repaired the same area on my car. First, I removed the rust and loose paint with a wire wheel on a drill. Then, applied marine jelly (rust remover) and let it sit for a while, then...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-14-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By ixtoxi
Slipping clutch? I can't see how the transfer...

Slipping clutch? I can't see how the transfer case would be the problem.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 713
Posted By ixtoxi
Fuel pump is my bet.

Fuel pump is my bet.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By ixtoxi
Put key in ignition, with doors closed. Turn key...

Put key in ignition, with doors closed. Turn key to position 1 for no more than 5 seconds and remove. Push and hold the unlock button on the key, and while holding the button down, push the lock...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By ixtoxi
Insert key in ignition, turn to position 1...

Insert key in ignition, turn to position 1 (accessory) briefly, and then remove. Then press and hold the unlock button (nearest the metal part of the key) and while holding that button down, press...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By ixtoxi
Um, I guess you have never seen what happens when...

Um, I guess you have never seen what happens when a CV boot rips. Grease does, indeed, get flung inside the wheel, the wheel arch, and everywhere else located radially from the leak. Xi's have this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By ixtoxi
When mine failed, that's what it did - ran all...

When mine failed, that's what it did - ran all the time. Then, it stopped running completely. I think I have seen posts on this forum dealing with just replacing the metal control box on the fan,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By ixtoxi
Not sure what you mean here. If you are changing...

Not sure what you mean here. If you are changing your control arms because of a bad ball joint, you will not be able to (shouldn't, even if they come off intact) re-use the bushings.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-17-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By ixtoxi
Fuel pump?

Fuel pump?
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