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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By egruber
I tried the penny and pliers suggestion. That...

I tried the penny and pliers suggestion. That didn't work.

I just can't believe how over-engineered this part is. A soldering iron? Why can't the parts just snap together? I have to hold two...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By egruber
Really? I will have to try that. Just checked...

Really? I will have to try that. Just checked ebay . There is a crimping tool for that.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By egruber
How to install seat belt slide-stop button?

I bought a replacement seat belt slide-stop button set for our e46. I thought the two sides just snap together, but they don't. Once pressed together there is nothing that holds it together. I...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-22-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By egruber
Well, I am REALLY embarrassed to say this, but...

Well, I am REALLY embarrassed to say this, but the bulb was just burned out after all. It turns out that I kept removing the high beam instead of the low beam bulb (they are the same bulb). Yet,...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-20-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By egruber
I think there is one fuse is for both lamps,...

I think there is one fuse is for both lamps, right? That's what the fuse chart showed.


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Forum: Lighting Forum 01-20-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By egruber
You can't swap the sockets because they are...

You can't swap the sockets because they are different. The plugs won't match. But I took a meter and there is no voltage coming into the passenger socket, so the problem is somewhere else.


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Forum: Lighting Forum 01-20-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By egruber
Halogen.

Halogen.
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-20-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By egruber
Low beam out on passenger side but bulb is good. What do I try?

The little dash light came on saying that the passenger low beam was out. I bought a new bulb, put it in and it won't work. I swapped the right with the left and the new bulb is good...but the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 764
Posted By egruber
. The thermostat was replaced within the...

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The thermostat was replaced within the last year. I don't think it is running hot.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 764
Posted By egruber
Thanks for the suggestions! I'll keep looking.

Thanks for the suggestions! I'll keep looking.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 764
Posted By egruber
Really? I always thought of the valve cover...

Really? I always thought of the valve cover producing oil leaks. I will have to look.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 764
Posted By egruber
I have to assume it is a very small leak,...

I have to assume it is a very small leak, otherwise the coolant level would go down pretty rapidly. I can smell it when I open the hood after a drive. But again, I don't see any smoke from where...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 764
Posted By egruber
We haven't pressure tested it or added UV dye...

We haven't pressure tested it or added UV dye just yet. Mostly because the level hasn't dropped in the tank. But that is a good suggestion. We didn't see any residue in the engine bay or other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 764
Posted By egruber
No. I changed the thermostat but that was some...

No. I changed the thermostat but that was some time ago.
Forum: E46 Convertible 12-26-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,348
Posted By egruber
I have had the same problem for years. My...

I have had the same problem for years. My mechanic said that it is easy to replace, but getting to it is a royal pain. On top of that, this part tends to fail so that the replacement is likely to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By egruber
Turns out the aftermarket sensor I bought was...

Turns out the aftermarket sensor I bought was bad. I replaced it with a BMW part and all was fine. I was disappointed since I bought it from Bavarian Auto and they usually sell good parts. They...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 764
Posted By egruber
Coolant smell, but can't find the source/leak

My 2001 e46cic smells like coolant after I exit the car. Occasionally, I can smell it inside when the heat runs, but mostly I smell it after I pull into the garage and exit the car. My mechanic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By egruber
What is a maf soft?

What is a maf soft?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By egruber
I have a code reader (though not the BMW kind),...

I have a code reader (though not the BMW kind), and it shows no codes and the Service Engine light is not on. It was an aftermarket sensor, but Bavarian Auto sells many aftermarket parts and I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By egruber
Can New Intake Cam Sensor cause Hard Starting?

I recently replaced the Intake Cam Sensor on my 2001 e46 325 convertible. Now, the car occasionally has to crank quite a bit before it turns over. But it's random...which is odd. Other times the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By egruber
E46 Convertible Top Question

OK. Thanks. I always ask before cutting things!


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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By egruber
E46 Convertible Top Question

I raised my top and noticed a thin piece of translucent tape that was hanging from the inside top of the rear window. Maybe a quarter inch wide and about two inches long. Anyone know what it is for? ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By egruber
I stopped at the shop today and had the car put...

I stopped at the shop today and had the car put up on the lift. The mechanic played 'Whack-a-mole' with the heat shield and various parts of the exhaust system. Everything was tight and he said it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By egruber
Mystery rattle under the car.

I will have to check them again. But the mechanic said the front end was all tight.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By egruber
Mystery rattle under the car.

Where? Behind the rear muffler?


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