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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Yes I mean replacing it. It's very annoying when...

Yes I mean replacing it. It's very annoying when you know the light doesn't work and you have to check the oil level all the time with the dipstick. I got this car in my early 20s - now with a kid...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Thanks for the replies everyone. I'll take the...

Thanks for the replies everyone. I'll take the look at the recommendations and update this thread when I get time to look at it again.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Thank you for the detailed information. I will...

Thank you for the detailed information. I will look that up!
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Possible small oil leak?

Hello all,

I have a 2002 330ci with about 140k miles on it. Last night I did an oil change and noticed the car was very low on oil. Less than 5 quarts came out. My car's oil sensor is not working...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By M3GAPL3X
That is all I needed. Great thread. Thanks again

That is all I needed. Great thread. Thanks again
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By M3GAPL3X
AC Tensioner (Pulley Only)

Hello all,

This weekend, I replaced my main idler and tensioner pulleys (alternator). I have a hydraulic tensioner on the main belt.

My question is - I was not able to replace my AC tensioner...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Thanks for this. I'll keep this for future...

Thanks for this. I'll keep this for future reference. I ended up getting the hydraulic tensioner pulley (only the pulley) from O'Reilly. The part was the Gates 38071, which can be found here:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Thank you all. I ordered the mechanical pulley by...

Thank you all. I ordered the mechanical pulley by mistake because I was stupid enough to not do my research. The local Auto Parts store has this pulley l so I will just buy it from there. The AC...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By M3GAPL3X
2002 330ci tensioner pulley

Hello all,

I am in the middle of replacing my tensioner, idler and AC idler pulleys. I bought the following from Pelican Parts, which is a mechanical tensioner pulley (attached). However, when I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Sorry for the late reply everyone, but thanks for...

Sorry for the late reply everyone, but thanks for the tips. I was thinking about replacing all of my pulleys since one of them making a noise (most likely the idler pulley). I just won't touch the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Alternator Pulley Question

Hello all,

I was going to replace all of my pulley's soon and so far I know all the part numbers; however, when looking to purchase the alternator pulley, I get two parts - one for a Bosch...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By M3GAPL3X
I had a limp mode issue last year. Like other's...

I had a limp mode issue last year. Like other's have mentioned, check error codes first.

For my issue, it turned out to be an error-leak. I ended up going to an Indy shop to get it repaired....
Forum: Exterior 12-11-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By M3GAPL3X
WTB: Side Mirror (Passenger)

Hello,

Looking for a side mirror for an E46. I only need the glass portion.

Part # is 51168247134

Thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Sorry for the late reply everyone. Your help did...

Sorry for the late reply everyone. Your help did not go un-noticed. I've just been crazy busy with these things. I'll go ahead and find the part number. Do you know if the glass just sticks on to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-08-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Where can I purchase passenger side mirror (glass)

Hello all,

Something (or someone) hit my passengers side glass mirror and it cracked. Attached is a picture. Anyone know a good place to purchase one? Does it just glue on? It's for a '02 330 ci
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Yes sir they are. Just need to make some time...

Yes sir they are. Just need to make some time this Thanksgiving weekend and order all the parts! I've done the water pump before and it was very simple. I might as well change the serpentine belt as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Thank you for the replies. I changed my water...

Thank you for the replies. I changed my water pump + belts about two years ago. I'll remove the belts this weekend and spin the pulleys by hand. Will keep this thread updated. Thanks for all the tips.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Grinding sound coming from one of the pulley's?

Hello all,

My 2002 330ci seems has a grinding sound coming from one of the pulleys (I think). I've noticed that the car ides a little differently also, as the rpm changes slightly on a stop at a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Car does not start (again) ['02 330ci manual]

Hello everyone,

About a month ago, my car refused to start without turning the key multiple times and it ended up being a key issue.

I've been using the working key for a month and the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,436
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Yep, I should get it in a day or two. I will move...

Yep, I should get it in a day or two. I will move it down my priority list and do it this summer.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,436
Posted By M3GAPL3X
I can confirm it was the key. The car started...

I can confirm it was the key. The car started perfectly with the spare key today.

Thanks for everyone's suggestions in this thread. All the advice was helpful. It was really my fault for not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,436
Posted By M3GAPL3X
Update: I had the spare key in my car (I know,...

Update: I had the spare key in my car (I know, stupid idea). Anyways, I got in the car and tried starting the car with the key I was originally using. It would not start again, as expected. Right...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,436
Posted By M3GAPL3X
I have no used a spare key yet. I will try it...

I have no used a spare key yet. I will try it today. I have two things I will do today: 1) Test battery 2) Try diff. key. Will keep thread posted.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,436
Posted By M3GAPL3X
HLG600, Yes you're right about the battery -...

HLG600,

Yes you're right about the battery - I will test the terminals tonight just to make sure.

I am hoping it is not the starter as well. I have done some minimal research if it is the case...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,436
Posted By M3GAPL3X
I have not tested the battery terminal voltage...

I have not tested the battery terminal voltage yet...I know...easy thing to check but I doubt it is the battery at this point.

I ordered the fuel filter today, Mahle from Pelican Parts. Hopefully...
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