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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-15-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By BMWF18
If you had this done a year ago, it should still...

If you had this done a year ago, it should still be under parts warranty. They will cover it for free, just go back to the same dealer.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-18-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,542
Posted By BMWF18
It depends on the car, some come with a cap on...

It depends on the car, some come with a cap on the valve. Others have the hose to the fuel rail. If yours needs the cap, but you threw it away, then build another with some hose and RTV.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-18-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By BMWF18
Thats what I was going to say... Just use a pry...

Thats what I was going to say... Just use a pry bar =)
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-18-2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By BMWF18
At work I use the IR(Ingersol Rand) 2135Ti for...

At work I use the IR(Ingersol Rand) 2135Ti for big jobs. For smaller jobs I use my electric Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Impact Driver. The rest of my stuff is Harbor Freight (the $5 ones) I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-18-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 29,249
Posted By BMWF18
Easy way to check you water valves is to turn on...

Easy way to check you water valves is to turn on your a/c and grab the hoses going to either side of it. If they are both hot, and your heater is not on...It failed open. If the problem persist, you...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-18-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,655
Posted By BMWF18
The cover should not come with a gasket. If you...

The cover should not come with a gasket. If you order form the dealer, they usually sell just the cover.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-18-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By BMWF18
If your thermostat is good, the water pump is...

If your thermostat is good, the water pump is good, the auxiliary fan is good, and you have bled the system multiple times. You possibly have a cracked head. Bleeding the system as much as you have...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-18-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By BMWF18
Using an extension, use the mallet to tap the...

Using an extension, use the mallet to tap the extension. You are trying to brake the hold of the dried gasket/coolant. Be careful when it goes, if you are under there you will be covered so wear some...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-18-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By BMWF18
You have to make sure it is as close to straight...

You have to make sure it is as close to straight as possible. Try going right, then left see if the threads catch. It is a reverse mount, so that makes it a bit awkward.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-05-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By BMWF18
The end where the wires show, it is where you...

The end where the wires show, it is where you lift. The other side pivots. Sometimes they get stuck and require persuading. When done, and reinstalling be sure to push the connector all they way...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-04-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By BMWF18
You can configure a square to let you know the...

You can configure a square to let you know the next time. Place a box that sums the current plus 15k miles.
Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 03-28-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,769
Posted By BMWF18
Nice tools, I like the plate looks almost like...

Nice tools, I like the plate looks almost like the OEM...Just easier to use.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-28-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By BMWF18
If you want to bleed the system, take the bleeder...

If you want to bleed the system, take the bleeder screw off and pour fluid into the tank until it starts coming out of the bleeder hole. Run the vehicle and check level. As far as no heat coming out,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-26-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By BMWF18
No, your rear is not set up for it. The rear is...

No, your rear is not set up for it. The rear is supposed to have a hole where the arm comes from. Its possible to swap parts, but it might get costly.
http://www.motormec.co.uk/pics/arm1.jpg
See...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-26-2008, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By BMWF18
Did you set your timing correctly? The cams are...

Did you set your timing correctly? The cams are supposed to aim at the center(45degree angle) when #1 cyl is a top dead center. Any sort of mistiming would cause the Vanos to act up and you will...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-26-2008, 01:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By BMWF18
You can pull the part without pulling the glass...

You can pull the part without pulling the glass out. Just have someone hold it.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-26-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By BMWF18
Check the ground to the engine, the positive...

Check the ground to the engine, the positive terminal in the engine bay, the negative and positive terminals on the battery. If they are all good, your starter solenoid might be failing and not...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,912
Posted By BMWF18
Unfortunately that sounds about right for dealer...

Unfortunately that sounds about right for dealer pricing.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,856
Posted By BMWF18
The Sec air codes are rarely there with the...

The Sec air codes are rarely there with the thermostat. More often than not its a couple of things...The valve is corrored and bad, the hose from pump to valve is weak and has a hole, the vacuum line...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By BMWF18
If I am picturing it right, the plug is under the...

If I am picturing it right, the plug is under the car and there should be a sticker with the fluid kind.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By BMWF18
There is a kit you can get, sometimes the sunroof...

There is a kit you can get, sometimes the sunroof sliders go bad.
54 10 7 134 072 Repair kit (sedan and wagon models)
54 10 7 134 073 Repair kit (coupe)
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,508
Posted By BMWF18
Clean it as much as you can, I use carb cleaner...

Clean it as much as you can, I use carb cleaner at work. Ensure when you shake it it moves freely, or you are in danger of stalling if it sticks.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-28-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By BMWF18
If you took the seat from a car that was in an...

If you took the seat from a car that was in an accident, chances are his buckle blew as well. These blow to hold you in tighter. Check the buckle and see if it is really tight. Compare one to the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 67,982
Posted By BMWF18
No, keys are cut and coded in Germany. The dealer...

No, keys are cut and coded in Germany. The dealer does not have blanks.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-07-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,088
Posted By BMWF18
If your compressor is coming on and no air is...

If your compressor is coming on and no air is coming from the vents it is most likely your Blower resistor (Final Stage). No blower operation, means no air.
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