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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-18-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By GideonvN
Battery LED flashes, car loses power.

Hi paraklas, thanks have removed the alternator and tension pulley as it has been soft for a while. Going to take to BMW in the morning to test. Have checked battery connections, replaced the battery...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-17-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By GideonvN
Battery LED flashes, car loses power.

Hi my car is a E46 2003 model 318i Touring.


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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-17-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By GideonvN
Battery LED flashes, car loses power.

Hi i have just finished replacing the Camshaft sensors as well as the crankshaft sensor. Also installed new air flow meter. Engine is starting find and revving is constant and smooth. Problem is when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By GideonvN
Hi Peyton , yes we fitted a new pump.

Hi Peyton , yes we fitted a new pump.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By GideonvN
Power steering E46

Good day, I helped a mate who has the above vehicle, we replaced his power steering pump after finding that the pump seals were shot. There was major contamination in the ATF reservoir ( brown...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,648
Posted By GideonvN
Good day, I will be replacing the thermo today,...

Good day, I will be replacing the thermo today, have also found a leak on the radiator so will be fitting a new one too . Could you advise on the service manual link, as the BMW manuals do not seem...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,648
Posted By GideonvN
Apologies it's the power steering pump, just got...

Apologies it's the power steering pump, just got the ATF holder stuck in my head... Managed to remove though, and realised that I did not buy the thermo... So things will stand for now. Many thanks...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,648
Posted By GideonvN
Hi gents, got the belt off and loosened the...

Hi gents, got the belt off and loosened the pulley. However the transmission pump is not budging, water pumps loose behind it? Any ideas please.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,648
Posted By GideonvN
Hi gridlock , much obliged.

Hi gridlock , much obliged.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,648
Posted By GideonvN
Replacing water pump on a 318i e46 n42 engine.

Hi all, may ask some help. I am busy replacing my water pump on 318i n42 automatic model.the question is how do I release the serpentine belt in the correct way, I also can see that I would have to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-25-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,182
Posted By GideonvN
Thank you for the reply, the car is a 2002 318i,...

Thank you for the reply, the car is a 2002 318i, with 225 k mileage.
1: can I replace the PCV, as a simple DIY?
2: The oil separator, I will look into.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,182
Posted By GideonvN
BMW e46 318- leaks/ burns oil.

I have replaced ; oil filter seals/ oil filter housing gasket seals. The car still burns 2 quarts a month, however it seems to be smoking even more than previously. Any suggestions?
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