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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Lobo
Thank, JD. I actually got a look just behind that...

Thank, JD. I actually got a look just behind that door and saw a loose spring and pin that I fished out with a dental pick. It looks like it was damaged somehow.

I took the tumbler out and it's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Lobo
For anyone with a similar problem, I called the...

For anyone with a similar problem, I called the dealer this morning and got an explanation of the difference. The price for #9 is $137.34 either way.

The with-key version comes with a "generic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Lobo
I pulled the lock tumbler out, thinking I might...

I pulled the lock tumbler out, thinking I might be able to repair it. But looking on realm.com, I see that I might be able to just replace the Trunk Lid Lock with Code (#9 in the diagram), pn...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Lobo
No, it a 323i (sedan). I might play around...

No, it a 323i (sedan).

I might play around with the trunk lock on the convertible later tonight when my wife brings it back, just to compare them. I would think even the wrong key should get past...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Lobo
I don't think it's a valet key. The key locks and...

I don't think it's a valet key. The key locks and unlocks the glovebox and it has a trunk button that works.

There appears to be a metal "door" covering the keyhole on the inside. It's supposed to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Lobo
Trunk Lock - Can't Insert Key

Since I bought my used 1999 323i a few years back, I could never insert the key into the trunk lock. Now I'm in DIY mode and want to try to fix it.

Can anyone tell me if taking the lock assembly...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-06-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Lobo
These headlights appear to be an exception to...

These headlights appear to be an exception to being idiot-proof. I want to tread lightly.

If I could get more info, I would like to reverse engineer them, or at least make them more understandable...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-06-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Lobo
Does anyone know if the Xenon Light Control Unit...

Does anyone know if the Xenon Light Control Unit (16 in the picture) can be swapped between right and left headlight assemblies without any bad effects?

What about swapping the Adaptive...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-05-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Lobo
Adaptive Headlight HID Fail

Right after I washed my engine, I noticed the blinking green light by the headlight switch and the passenger-side headlight lens was fogged up. Now the HID lamp doesn't light. The headlight assembly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,141
Posted By Lobo
Third Type of Tensioner (Used on A/C Belt)

I didn't see this type of tensioner mentioned in any of the posts of this thread. What replacement pulley is right for this one? (I bought a couple of Dayco 89133's, but 'm still waiting for the to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Lobo
I replaced the OFHG on Sunday, and now I see no...

I replaced the OFHG on Sunday, and now I see no signs of the oil leak.

This turned out to be a very easy job. I would say removing the cooling fan and putting it back on were the hardest part of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Lobo
Thanks, guys, for the help. Yes, I replaced the...

Thanks, guys, for the help. Yes, I replaced the Oil Sep hose to the dipstick and replaced the dipstick O-ring, too.

So I'll replace the oil filter bracket gasket next Sunday. As I understand it, I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Lobo
Looking for oil leak on driver's side of engine

I have a leak on the driver's side of my engine. The last thing I can think of replacing is the oil filter gasket...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-02-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By Lobo
That's perfect, Guido. I just need to find one...

That's perfect, Guido. I just need to find one that can be shipped to California. I have not seen a complete kit like that, but now that I know what I'm looking for, I expect it will turn up soon.
...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-02-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By Lobo
Bushing Tool Diameters for Full Rear Suspension

I'm about to pull the whole rear suspension to repair the tears in my subframe mount points. The only thing holding me back is getting all the bushing removal/install tools in place.

I see that in...
Forum: Complete Cars 09-21-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,717
Posted By Lobo
How about some pictures? What kind of...

How about some pictures?

What kind of maintenance do you expect to do if you keep it? Have any of these been replaced?

Oil Separator?
Water Pump?
Expansion Tank?
Starter Motor?...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-19-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Lobo
Yes, I just wrapped up a successful starter motor...

Yes, I just wrapped up a successful starter motor replacement by removing the intake manifold. I now know that side of the engine bay pretty well!

Like you said, the starter motor electrical...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-15-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By Lobo
Fuel Tank Breather Valve Hoses

I'm re-installing my intake manifold. I have been double and triple checking all of the electrical and plumbing connectors to make sure every one mates up to the right place.

But I can't find...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-14-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Lobo
That's it. Just in time to get one from my parts...

That's it. Just in time to get one from my parts guy on a Saturday. The realoem drawings don't show these types of things where you might expect to see them.

Thanks.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-13-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Lobo
Can someone identify this vacuum line part?

Can someone identify this elbow vacuum connector? It attached to the rubber boot that holds the MAF sensor. What is its part number? I can't find it on realoem.com. As you can see, mine is broken....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By Lobo
Wire Harness attached to Cabin Air Filter Housing

I'm replacing my starter motor by way of removing the intake manifold. There are a few things related to the fuel rail (including the fuel rail with injectors) that I want to push out of the way,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-11-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Lobo
Starter Motor Voltage Tests

This is for a 2004 330Cic with automatic transmission. I have gone through few checks to see why the engine won't turn over, and I want to see if I missed something.

The batter tests okay and...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-16-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Lobo
I'll check that tonight. Is there a fuse that I...

I'll check that tonight. Is there a fuse that I can remove for that without disconnecting the FSR. (I'm not sure where that is at the moment.)

I'm not sure why pulling the radio fuse #41 seems to...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-16-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Lobo
The climate control seems fine. I'm try8ing...

The climate control seems fine.

I'm try8ing to understand why the Nav DVD current changes when the door locks are operated, though.

Also, when the current drops to 0.05 Amps, that should be...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-15-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Lobo
Battery Drain When Car is Off

After a starting problem the went away after replacing the battery, I noticed that my battery charge drops from 100% down to 60% after sitting for almost 2 days. I checked the current being drawn...
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