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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,454
Posted By vt951
Bouncing power problem solved!!!

I had a good bimmer mechanic take my car for a drive to try to diagnose the problem. The first time he felt the "bouncing power", he said he was 90% sure its an ignition problem. He recommended...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-14-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 179,424
Posted By vt951
paraklas, Thanks for your reply (and for the...

paraklas,

Thanks for your reply (and for the diy). The strange thing is that the bearings feel fine when I spin it by hand. It seems to spin very smooth and quiet. Maybe I'm just not spinning...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-14-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 179,424
Posted By vt951
Cause of the cricket?

I have the cricket problem, so I am in the middle of fixing or replacing my blower. I pulled it out following the DIYs on here (very nice!) as well as the Bentley instructions. I got it out in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,765
Posted By vt951
Update: I fixed the blinker problem. One of...

Update:
I fixed the blinker problem. One of the brake light bulbs was not seated correctly in the socket. It's the bulb that has two contacts on the bottom. I didn't turn it in hard enough when I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,454
Posted By vt951
well, the symptoms sound similar to what my car...

well, the symptoms sound similar to what my car was doing. I'll talk with my mechanic about this and see if the symptoms come back again after this fuel treatment is done. Thanks for your help!
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,765
Posted By vt951
Did you ever find a solution to this? My front...

Did you ever find a solution to this? My front map lights aren't working either. When I push the button to turn them on, the rear reading lights come on, and when I push it again, they don't turn...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,454
Posted By vt951
I spoke with a very knowledgeable BMW mechanic...

I spoke with a very knowledgeable BMW mechanic about this problem. He said if the problem was the camshaft sensor(s) it would throw an error code (and I don't have any error codes). He said it...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-12-2008, 05:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 24,518
Posted By vt951
Here are the part numbers for the Balkamp "lined"...

Here are the part numbers for the Balkamp "lined" hose clamps from NAPA:

Part No. | Desc. | Qty | Price (ea) | Price (total)

BK 7051051 | Hose Clamp, 5/8" - 3/4"; Lined Hose Clamp | 1 | $2.29 |...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,454
Posted By vt951
Would that be these (#5 and #18 in picture)? ...

Would that be these (#5 and #18 in picture)?

5 PULSE GENERATOR, CAMSHAFT 1 04/2004 12141438082 $107.14 See MH 9790718
18 PULSE GENERATOR, CAMSHAFT 1 04/2004 12141438081 ENDED, See MH 9790718
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,454
Posted By vt951
I have the same problem, but have only noticed it...

I have the same problem, but have only noticed it in 2nd gear around 2500 rpm, with full throttle. I feel certain that it is not caused by rubber drivetrain backlash alone. The jerkiness is way too...
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