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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-25-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,180
Posted By pmagloir
CuZz0, I changed the pressure switch and it fixed...

CuZz0, I changed the pressure switch and it fixed the problem for me.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-27-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,656
Posted By pmagloir
Thank you so much for posting this, OP. I had a...

Thank you so much for posting this, OP. I had a hard time removing the old switch: I started by using a crescent wrench and I almost stripped the bolt. Finally, I decided to run to Sears and I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-27-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 144,597
Posted By pmagloir
Thank you OP for the excellent step-by-step...

Thank you OP for the excellent step-by-step directions. Unfortunately, after changing the VCG, I noted that the red oil light is flashing intermittently when I am driving at low RPMs or at a stop...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-23-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 144,597
Posted By pmagloir
Thank you all for your responses. As Tri...

Thank you all for your responses. As Tri indicated, I was able to remove the broken stud with a 10mm socket. I just got the stud from the dealership and I was wondering how tight it should be?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-22-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 144,597
Posted By pmagloir
I would appreciate some advice: I just broke a...

I would appreciate some advice: I just broke a stud on top of the VCG as my torque wrench was not properly calibrated. How can I take it off?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-07-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,165
Posted By pmagloir
Pls. Help Me Identify Oil Leak

Greetings,

I just saw a poodle of oil in my garage and identified it as oil. I warmed up the car and looked around to see where it was coming from and it appears to be coming from the VCG,...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-24-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,842
Posted By pmagloir
Bridgestone Serenity Plus. Just got a set at...

Bridgestone Serenity Plus. Just got a set at Costco, $700 installed, and they are very quiet and hold the road well.
Forum: Great Lakes 08-24-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,008
Posted By pmagloir
What is the exact tire size - I might be...

What is the exact tire size - I might be interested.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-29-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By pmagloir
Sanchjer, I would much appreciate it if you did...

Sanchjer, I would much appreciate it if you did make a DIY as I am about to replace my coolant system.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,332
Posted By pmagloir
I wanted to update everyone regarding the above...

I wanted to update everyone regarding the above post. It turns out that I took the vehicle to an independent shop that had good reviews on bimmershops.com (thank you to poster G6, who recommended...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,332
Posted By pmagloir
I am writing this as I sit at a BMW dealership in...

I am writing this as I sit at a BMW dealership in the Chicago area (Patrick), where I am having an oil change on my 2003 325i. The service adviser just came to tell me that my radiator is leaking...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-02-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,947
Posted By pmagloir
I, too, am interested in this product.

I, too, am interested in this product.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-18-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 475,379
Posted By pmagloir
I am having a very difficult time pulling out the...

I am having a very difficult time pulling out the head unit. I removed the trim panels and the screws, and I am able to move the head unit about a third of the way out. Unfortunately, I am facing a...
Forum: Southeast 12-06-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 14,477
Posted By pmagloir
I had my windshield changed by Safelite about two...

I had my windshield changed by Safelite about two months ago and did not have any issues - total cost was $350 for a windshield with the rain sensor.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,161
Posted By pmagloir
Yes, it breaks if you accidentally bump into...

Yes, it breaks if you accidentally bump into something or if something bumps into you.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,161
Posted By pmagloir
I tried this DIY as I asked a local indy shop how...

I tried this DIY as I asked a local indy shop how much it would cost and it was going to be over $200. I bought the part for $16 at the stealership and followed the DIY. Removing the old slider was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,161
Posted By pmagloir
Thank you! Very nice. I was looking for this...

Thank you! Very nice. I was looking for this specific DIY.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,711
Posted By pmagloir
P0tpie, Thanks for your response. To...

P0tpie, Thanks for your response.

To answer your question: BIG newbie error! I was replacing the valve cover gasket, following a DIY, and after I removed all of the bolts I could not get the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By pmagloir
How did they fix your bumper - I have a similar...

How did they fix your bumper - I have a similar issue. I think, though, that the clip on the side of the bumper is broken.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,711
Posted By pmagloir
Thank you Hartman and mkodama for your responses....

Thank you Hartman and mkodama for your responses. I think that the helicoil kit repair is beyond my capability. I am going to have to take it to an Indy shop to do this.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,711
Posted By pmagloir
Bump! Please help me: I am now sure that I...

Bump! Please help me: I am now sure that I stripped the threads where one of the stud goes into the engine head. Is there anything that I can do?

I was able, however, to put back the stud,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,711
Posted By pmagloir
Well, I was able to take the bolt, grommet, and...

Well, I was able to take the bolt, grommet, and stud out - they all came out in one piece. The stud does not look like it is stripped. I am wondering if the threads in which the stud goes are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,711
Posted By pmagloir
TimCDN, Thanks. How did you get them off?

TimCDN, Thanks. How did you get them off?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,711
Posted By pmagloir
Bump, Any suggestions, please, on how to take the...

Bump, Any suggestions, please, on how to take the bolt out with the loose stud?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,711
Posted By pmagloir
I think that I am turning the stud as the bolt...

I think that I am turning the stud as the bolt head is still there. I may have stripped the stud, and if I did I am going to have an interesting time taking off the bolt as I suspect that it is just...
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