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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By Lobo
I don't know what to say at this point. After...

I don't know what to say at this point. After putting the it back together up to the mass air flow sensor, I gave it a try and it started right up!

I didn't notice any loose wiring while I was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By Lobo
I have some good news, sort of. After...

I have some good news, sort of.

After taking out the air filter box and the ducting down to the manifold, removing the DISA, moving the dipstick out of the way, and disconnecting some connectors...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By Lobo
How can they crank and crank without it turning...

How can they crank and crank without it turning over. Do you mean without it starting?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By Lobo
I wanted to ask about the fuel pump, too. No one...

I wanted to ask about the fuel pump, too. No one has mentioned it, but is there any reason I shouldn't be considering it?

When I turn on the ignition, I don't hear the fuel pump running. I went...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By Lobo
BMWCaptain, I probably wasn't reporting exact...

BMWCaptain, I probably wasn't reporting exact voltages. Right now, I measure 12.8 volts with the key out, and 11.9 volts with the key in with the lights on and fan on high.

I have access to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By Lobo
Here is a picture of the lights on the dash with...

Here is a picture of the lights on the dash with key in position 2 and position 3. The trunk is ajar with the battery being charge (doesn't seem to make any difference). I assume the headlight...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By Lobo
Thanks for the helps so far. Here is a followup: ...

Thanks for the helps so far. Here is a followup:

When I put the key in the ignition, I put it in position 2 and all of the clicking behind the dashboard that I mentioned happens then. Then when I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-16-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By Lobo
Easiest way to check voltages on starter motor

2004 330Cic (automatic transmission)

I have gone through the E46 No Start thread (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1011677) to see why my engine isn't turning over.

I had auto club...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By Lobo
Battery Drain - Not FSU

With my 2004 330Cic parked and off, the battery has been discharging at a rate of about 3 amperes, which seems like a lot to me. I read that this is often because of a faulty FSU. So I disconnected...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Lobo
Yes, that looks familiar now. I hope I didn't...

Yes, that looks familiar now. I hope I didn't throw that AUC sensor away with an old shroud. :(
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Lobo
Where does this connector go to?

The picture below shows the connector that is attacked to the side of the fan cowl. The disconnected connector in my hand is in the cable bundle leading up to the one in the cowl, but I can't see...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By Lobo
Seat Belt Tensioner Wiring Harness Part Number?

This SIB (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=404995&d=1306675775) covers how to resolve the electrical problem that is a common cause of the SRS fault light being on. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,446
Posted By Lobo
I think I understand a little better how these...

I think I understand a little better how these slots work. The bumper is held by just the tips of the fingers behind it. It's only a matter of pushing the bumper straight in for the fingers to move...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,446
Posted By Lobo
Removing/Installing Front Bumper

My front bumper popped out at the far left end, where it attached to the fender. I researched this topic and could not find anything other than a brief mention of this little detail.

This is a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Lobo
Thank, JD. I actually got a look just behind that...

Thank, JD. I actually got a look just behind that door and saw a loose spring and pin that I fished out with a dental pick. It looks like it was damaged somehow.

I took the tumbler out and it's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Lobo
For anyone with a similar problem, I called the...

For anyone with a similar problem, I called the dealer this morning and got an explanation of the difference. The price for #9 is $137.34 either way.

The with-key version comes with a "generic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Lobo
I pulled the lock tumbler out, thinking I might...

I pulled the lock tumbler out, thinking I might be able to repair it. But looking on realm.com, I see that I might be able to just replace the Trunk Lid Lock with Code (#9 in the diagram), pn...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Lobo
No, it a 323i (sedan). I might play around...

No, it a 323i (sedan).

I might play around with the trunk lock on the convertible later tonight when my wife brings it back, just to compare them. I would think even the wrong key should get past...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Lobo
I don't think it's a valet key. The key locks and...

I don't think it's a valet key. The key locks and unlocks the glovebox and it has a trunk button that works.

There appears to be a metal "door" covering the keyhole on the inside. It's supposed to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Lobo
Trunk Lock - Can't Insert Key

Since I bought my used 1999 323i a few years back, I could never insert the key into the trunk lock. Now I'm in DIY mode and want to try to fix it.

Can anyone tell me if taking the lock assembly...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-06-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By Lobo
These headlights appear to be an exception to...

These headlights appear to be an exception to being idiot-proof. I want to tread lightly.

If I could get more info, I would like to reverse engineer them, or at least make them more understandable...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-06-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By Lobo
Does anyone know if the Xenon Light Control Unit...

Does anyone know if the Xenon Light Control Unit (16 in the picture) can be swapped between right and left headlight assemblies without any bad effects?

What about swapping the Adaptive...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-05-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By Lobo
Adaptive Headlight HID Fail

Right after I washed my engine, I noticed the blinking green light by the headlight switch and the passenger-side headlight lens was fogged up. Now the HID lamp doesn't light. The headlight assembly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 50,337
Posted By Lobo
Third Type of Tensioner (Used on A/C Belt)

I didn't see this type of tensioner mentioned in any of the posts of this thread. What replacement pulley is right for this one? (I bought a couple of Dayco 89133's, but 'm still waiting for the to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,116
Posted By Lobo
I replaced the OFHG on Sunday, and now I see no...

I replaced the OFHG on Sunday, and now I see no signs of the oil leak.

This turned out to be a very easy job. I would say removing the cooling fan and putting it back on were the hardest part of...
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