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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-26-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By Boolala
I have not done this but I will right before I...

I have not done this but I will right before I roll it off a Lake Huron cliff.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-26-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By Boolala
Ooops, meant the driveshaft with center bearing &...

Ooops, meant the driveshaft with center bearing & quibo.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-25-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By Boolala
Help or I drive it off a fricken' cliff!

OK I know this is a beloved BMW site however, I literally am about to drive my 2001 325xi off a cliff into Lake Huron. Had a vibration during acceleration so brought it to the local import place...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By Boolala
Yup tonight I did notice that hose bulging but...

Yup tonight I did notice that hose bulging but it's not leaking yet but I am ordering one from Pelican tomorrow. You know I am more of a mechanical moving guy and can usually study and figure...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By Boolala
Damn it--hard to find the leak but it looks like...

Damn it--hard to find the leak but it looks like it may be coming from the expansion tank bracket so here is another question, if i change the bracket, I will change that lower hose but are there...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By Boolala
Is it possible (expansion tank clip)

Is it possible to replace the expansion tank and have the clip set right on the bottom but not have the expansion tank down far enough? I replaced the expansion tank and upper hose because the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Boolala
Thanks everybody for the help. I pulled the...

Thanks everybody for the help. I pulled the expansion tank, replaced the tranny stat and bled the system in and hour. All dash lights are off and the emergency limp light went off after connecting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Boolala
IT is that light and I did have my MAF...

IT is that light and I did have my MAF disconnected. Thanks. Throwing in the stat tonight and I'll see what happens.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-22-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Boolala
PLEASE oh PLEASE enlighten me--RRRRRRRRRR

Two questions--

1. Please tell me that my 2001 is showing the dreaded symbol on the dash right next to the shift indicator in which the manual states is shifting in emergency mode only BECAUSE I...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-04-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By Boolala
140,000 miles. I had new tires put on about 500...

140,000 miles. I had new tires put on about 500 miles ago and I just noticed both tires have excessive wear already so I am assuming the read end needs alignment which I will have done and then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Boolala
Yup, just researched this--dang it. So out comes...

Yup, just researched this--dang it. So out comes the expansion tank again and I ordered an OEM stat and a Rein upper hose due to the bleeder screw snapping off. Whoever said BMW's are cheap to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Boolala
Expansion tank question--RRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

So like so many others my expansion tank cracked so I replaced it today and of course the bleeder screw broke off upon loosening so I just ordered an upper Rein hose from Pelican. My question is...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-02-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By Boolala
I took it for another drive on dirt roads and...

I took it for another drive on dirt roads and paved roads and noise seems to be from the left side near the rear or the rear itself. Seems to be much louder when accelerating on dirt. Ideas?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-02-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By Boolala
Rattle/knock on left side when accelerating

Daughter brought my BMW home and said there was a vibration in the car so I took it out. No vibration just a rather loud rattle/knock upon acceleration. I jacked her up and nothing seems unusual....
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-26-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Boolala
Ya it's just once each way and I just turn the...

Ya it's just once each way and I just turn the radio up now!
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-21-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Boolala
One was stuck closed so I changed both. It was...

One was stuck closed so I changed both. It was causing major front end shake. Common thing on these cars I guess.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-21-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Boolala
Have to ask--very slight knock when braking

Just so you know, about a month ago I changed all 4 rotors & pads, both front calipers, bled brakes and also replaced front lower control arms with inner and outer joints and bushing (used the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By Boolala
Yup mine does not have an interior release button...

Yup mine does not have an interior release button and my lock is in the vertical position. Key works to open it and the key fob button works to unlock it--just not the soft pad buttons on the trunk...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By Boolala
2001 E46 trunk release

OK just yesterday my trunk release stopped working. My wife did take it to Chicago to catch a flight and said she was playing around with the glove box lock however, it's just a plain lock...no...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Boolala
Oh I know they are. Just did a rear brake job...

Oh I know they are. Just did a rear brake job last night and saw the left rear broken. Already ordered them but I probably won't concern myself with a rear end alignment.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Boolala
Agreed but I ordered both anyway and the rubber...

Agreed but I ordered both anyway and the rubber whatever they are called on each end. If it's a simple job which it looks like it, I usually change things that are broken even if it doesn't effect...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Boolala
Can anybody tell me what the symptoms are if one...

Can anybody tell me what the symptoms are if one has a broken rear coil on one side? I sure don't notice anything but the garage said to bring it back in for a rear end alignment after I replace...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Boolala
Thanks everybody. I will for sure do these...

Thanks everybody. I will for sure do these myself. I have replaced many struts on cars in my life but never rear springs. Glad to hear they are not too tough.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Boolala
Rear spring broke

Are rear springs a semi simple DIY if you rent a spring compression tool? Garage found one broke when doing an alignment i wanted after I replaced my control arms etc.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By Boolala
I always try to have a good title so others look....

I always try to have a good title so others look. :)

So how does one know and what are the symptoms of air in the master cylinder? I just bled the brakes for over an hour hitting each caliper...
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