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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By tommy d
Get the car on ramps or jacks, remove the belly...

Get the car on ramps or jacks, remove the belly pan and get under the car to see where it is leaking. I think you answered your own question. It's either the lower hose or the expansion tank is not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By tommy d
While some don't like the idea of a euro plate,...

While some don't like the idea of a euro plate, some do.
I used 3M HD double face tape to attach mine. But it ended up peeling up on the corners due to the curve of the bracket. So I got some...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By tommy d
I use Liqui-Moly and it has that tint to it. ...

I use Liqui-Moly and it has that tint to it. Nothing to get excited about, like others said, drain and fill with new.
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-08-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By tommy d
I researched this issue for awhile. I didn't...

I researched this issue for awhile. I didn't want to purchase new assembles, so I'm going to retro fit when I get the chance. The cheapest fix I found is to buy new projectors. One site is
New...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By tommy d
Probably a cracked expansion tank as other...

Probably a cracked expansion tank as other suggested, and you might not see the crack. Check out a few of the cooling DIY's, you can replace it yourself with the right tools and area to work on it. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 361
Posted By tommy d
That is a thermostat, it break when removing the...

That is a thermostat, it break when removing the tank in most instances. You will need a new one. Here is a link....http://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw-coolant-thermostat-oil-cooler-17111437362
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By tommy d
37 ^f

37 ^f
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By tommy d
Check the seat switch. Probably a broken wire.

Check the seat switch. Probably a broken wire.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-05-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By tommy d
Use the hidden obi functions to check the...

Use the hidden obi functions to check the voltage, no meter required. http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=463376 #9 ..
But I suspect you need a new battery based on your description.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-05-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By tommy d
If you want to save some money and doing it...

If you want to save some money and doing it yourself, change the belt if it looks old, the tensioner pulley and idler pulley at a min. Most time it's those components. I did that and still had a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By tommy d
Probably the lower intake boot, the smaller...

Probably the lower intake boot, the smaller diameter section that goes to the ICV gets dry's and cracks easily causing the whistle noise.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By tommy d
From Google Translate: Esto es para la...

From Google Translate:

Esto es para la eliminación del panel de la puerta. Después de obtener tan lejos, cortar el adhesivo que sostiene la barrera de vapor de espuma negro en su lugar. Una vez...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-23-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By tommy d
Car running at 14V is fine, battery at 10V is no...

Car running at 14V is fine, battery at 10V is no good. Time for a new battery. You could get it checked at any local auto parts store for free if your unsure.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-14-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By tommy d
Can you describe the noise and at what speed,...

Can you describe the noise and at what speed, turning?
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 09-06-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By tommy d
5x120, 72mm center bore

5x120, 72mm center bore
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By tommy d
Holy Oil! Your looking at replacing the OFHG at...

Holy Oil! Your looking at replacing the OFHG at some point.
But No welding, just replace the tensioner with a new one. INA brand ones are around $70, and get a new pulley while your at it for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,287
Posted By tommy d
Great!

Great!
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 950
Posted By tommy d
dknightd, I regularly see Honda's and Hyundai's...

dknightd,
I regularly see Honda's and Hyundai's in my area driving around on donut spares traveling down the highway at 65mph. Some cars with multiple spares. I swear the owners get them out of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 950
Posted By tommy d
Your right about the six years as a rule of...

Your right about the six years as a rule of thumb, but when mounting an older spare, they are only supposed to be used to get you to the nearest garage for replacement and no more. The OP was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By tommy d
Check the CCV valve and hoses, maybe time to...

Check the CCV valve and hoses, maybe time to replace.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,796
Posted By tommy d
How can it be so bad about this oil when Bavauto...

How can it be so bad about this oil when Bavauto and my local Indy recommend it over the BMW 5W-30?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By tommy d
Sounds like an antenna issue. Make sure it...

Sounds like an antenna issue. Make sure it didn't fall out of the back of the headunit.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-15-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By tommy d
Did you replace the fuel filter as well?

Did you replace the fuel filter as well?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-15-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By tommy d
Did you use "CRC Disc Quiet" on the back of the...

Did you use "CRC Disc Quiet" on the back of the new pads? Bed the brakes?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By tommy d
I'll third it. Lower intake boot, smaller...

I'll third it. Lower intake boot, smaller section that attaches to the IAC more specifically has a crack.
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