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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By jwedd
Thanks! Just the type of link I was looking for,...

Thanks! Just the type of link I was looking for, and my symptoms exactly. I don't think mine is more susceptible than anyone else's, but there is something that is malfunctioning (perhaps a ball...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By jwedd
another possible clue, it will occasionally throw...

another possible clue, it will occasionally throw a P0441 code, which is related to the purge valve. That code is random, not related to filling the tank. I know that after 15 years, every possible...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By jwedd
I know you guys are trying to help, but I don't...

I know you guys are trying to help, but I don't get the logic. It is only in the first 1-2 mins after filling full that there is any problem.

It must be centered in the vapor return system, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By jwedd
after fill up, engine won't stay running

this is a new one for me, and I could not find a previous thread.

After filling, the engine will not stay running. It hunts between 300 and 1300 rpm, and will eventually die. It needs a bit of...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-23-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 81,491
Posted By jwedd
my URO hose was still perfect, 6 months later. I...

my URO hose was still perfect, 6 months later. I had replaced just the cracked hose a few months back, and then bought an entire kit from ECS (also was URO parts).

It's the plastic fitting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By jwedd
it's that moment of big decision time for you and...

it's that moment of big decision time for you and son. Been there (and still doing it) with my son and a 323i automatic. He is in love with the car, but I have a love/hate relationship with it...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-15-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 127,624
Posted By jwedd
I didn't do a lot of shopping (checked ECS and...

I didn't do a lot of shopping (checked ECS and Pelican) and ECS had it for $102 + shipping. They only had the OEM BMW version.

I did look on ebay for used ones, but the left one was very rare and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-26-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 81,491
Posted By jwedd
mtx1, it's very likely the start of a long row of...

mtx1, it's very likely the start of a long row of rubber hose cleanup. My '99 has what looks like endless plastic and rubber projects ahead. I'm going to kit the entire CCV next. I just may get...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-20-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By jwedd
thanks again, your very clear photos and...

thanks again, your very clear photos and explanations are a big help. I'm hoping that the ETE reman corrects the issues in the 5L40e, like they claim to have done (more efficient, smoother shifting,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-20-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By jwedd
thanks! I did read your thread top to bottom...

thanks! I did read your thread top to bottom earlier.

I fould a GM A5S390 328i bell from a vendor on ebay. I'm guessing that the bell housing is the same, but that the pump might be different...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 576
Posted By jwedd
Hey...is the auto tragic a GM A5S 390? Wondering...

Hey...is the auto tragic a GM A5S 390? Wondering if the bell is the same as my A5S 360?. If the '00 323 manual bolts up, maybe there is hope for the tranny side of your bell to bolt up to my A5S...
Forum: Engine & Performance 12-17-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By jwedd
bump

bump
Forum: Engine & Performance 12-14-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By jwedd
needed: GM A5S 360 auto bellhousing

just the bell....anyone with a junker 99-2000 tranny that can help me out? Reasonable $$$ +shipping of course.

Thanks,

John
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-09-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By jwedd
? regard auto trans GM A5S360 or 5L40E

Am replacing my '99 323i slush box with a reman unit, and need to send back a core.

The tranny bell was cracked and welded during an engine project with the PO. I'd like to get it replaced so I...
Forum: Engine & Performance 12-08-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By jwedd
WTB: '99 GM 5L40E bell housing needed

my 323i slush box is finally going at 186k and I need a re-man tranny. The PO cracked the bell and had it re-welded. Core charge is only half refunded with the cracked bell, so I'm looking for a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-14-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 81,491
Posted By jwedd
another thumbs up for this DIY! The '99 323i...

another thumbs up for this DIY! The '99 323i with 185k threw the 1188 and 1189 codes a couple weeks back. Even though I had checked the hose 3 months ago, I could feel that it was still the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-02-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 127,624
Posted By jwedd
too late...has 182k...I bought it from the last...

too late...has 182k...I bought it from the last "smart" guy who gave up after sinking thousands into suspension, engine, brakes, wheel bearings, electric radiator conversion, window regulator, etc......
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-01-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 127,624
Posted By jwedd
thanks for your thoughts. I'd gladly pay $250 if...

thanks for your thoughts. I'd gladly pay $250 if it made the light go away and the SRS system to function.

But I think the likelihood of getting so lucky is slim. The car is 14 years old now and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-01-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 127,624
Posted By jwedd
that's a no for water in the battery area for me...

that's a no for water in the battery area for me too.

I just brought it back from an independent BMW repair shop. They have all the software from Germany and here is what he found:

Control...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-15-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 127,624
Posted By jwedd
I've been dealing with the airbag light for 2-3...

I've been dealing with the airbag light for 2-3 months now on my '99 323i, code coming up driver's pre-tensioner and won't clear. Finally had a couple hours to test the wiring and resistance through...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-05-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By jwedd
Broken door handle, '99 323i sedan, pre 9/2000

I spent 3-4 hours wading through posts on door opening issues, but almost all dealt with the "cable" fix, or the so called "adjuster nut" fix. A couple did deal with the broken handle hook end of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 51
Posted By jwedd
99 323i wiper slips off hook

I bought this car a few months back. It came with a set of nice Goodyear wipers, but they do not lock or snap onto hook. So I bought a new set of Ancos, same problem.

I searched previous posts,...
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