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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By DOB2009
Thanks guys, the reason I decided to get the...

Thanks guys, the reason I decided to get the level sensor is my light kept coming on even though it was topped off just fine. Unfortunately I already bought the expansion tank.

To be honest the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By DOB2009
On a tight budget, is this sufficient for Expansion Tank replacement?

Hey Guys, I'm on a really tight budget getting my expansion tank replaced. It split in half long ways yesterday and leaked all my coolant. Here's what I'm considering getting right now. I'm even...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By DOB2009
No but I did replace the T-Stat a few years back...

No but I did replace the T-Stat a few years back so trying to avoid that. I hear there are 2 methods of replacing the expansion tank. I'm just trying to follow the easiest method. The car is very...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By DOB2009
I turned it off ASAP, I was in park it only ran...

I turned it off ASAP, I was in park it only ran about 3 seconds after it split.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By DOB2009
I think my Expansion tank just exploded?!

Hey guys, so I just got dropped off via tow truck with my car. I'm trying to get an idea whats required to fix it. What happened today while parked but with engine on at idle a huge ploom of...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-09-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By DOB2009
Well I just went outside to troubleshoot my car...

Well I just went outside to troubleshoot my car and everything magically works now?? Any Ideas what happened last night? I know it was cold out, mid 40s and read on here someone with a 5 series had...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-09-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By DOB2009
THANKS I will go check all those fuses out. The...

THANKS I will go check all those fuses out. The reason I'm thinking it's not the turn signal stalk is the headlights are a knob not on the steering wheel. Also the emergency light button on the...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-08-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By DOB2009
HELP, Cannot turn off HL's, use turn signals, or turn instrument panel lights on??

Hi guys, I've been a long time member here around a decade. Tonight I went to drive my car and noticed that when I started the car the Headlights were lit up even though my switch was on off? When...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By DOB2009
Thanks, I don't think this is it though. It's...

Thanks, I don't think this is it though. It's only about 1/2" too short and I think it has something to do with the end near the actuator. There was some type of clip that was a mystery to me right...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,437
Posted By DOB2009
I think you can get at least 3k if you are firm...

I think you can get at least 3k if you are firm with pricing let us know what it goes for.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By DOB2009
HELP cannot fix: E46 Sedan interior door handle / Bowden Cable

Hi guys, I've been a member here 10 years. I have been stuck on this issues for many months. I have resorted to removing my door panel and air bag and have been using my middle finger on the cable...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-09-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By DOB2009
Also forgot to mention my head unit is a Double...

Also forgot to mention my head unit is a Double Din Pioneer x930bt. I was looking at this set of speakers by Pioneer #1 seller on Amazon @ 6.5"
...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-09-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By DOB2009
01 325i Rear speakers are REALLY blown, suggestions?

I did some research and it seems 6.25-6.5" are the size of the rears in this car. I have a 10" sub & a JL audio 300/4 amp. It sounded great initially until years of use.

I noticed recently the...
Forum: California 01-01-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By DOB2009
I really need help re-assembling my driver side door panel willing to pay (irvine, CA

Hi guys, very long time member here for almost 10 years. I have worked with many of you in person before. My driver side door actuator froze and I couldn't open the door. I was able to get it to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By DOB2009
If he replaced the actuator is has to be gm5. ...

If he replaced the actuator is has to be gm5. Both mine are broken but gm5 has been for several years, actuator only recently. I just need to make the time to go get it repaired locally here.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By DOB2009
Finally opened door! Need new actuator (anyone ever replace this / I have a ?)

I noticed at least on ebay of the 56 they have for the e46 sedan the Front/Driver side which I need is MUCH more expensive. Does anyone know why? Is there anything special one needs to do to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By DOB2009
Thank you guys for all the advice, and thank you...

Thank you guys for all the advice, and thank you for this detailed post. I didn't know if I could remove the panel with the door closed. I'll try this tomorrow and report back. Insurance didn't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By DOB2009
:)

:)
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By DOB2009
Also any chance something like this will fix the...

Also any chance something like this will fix the driver side door. Again it doesn't open from inside/exterior handle, but it will pop the lock/latch up if I pull the handle even though it's very...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By DOB2009
HELP! Just crashed my e46, now driver side door (opposite side) won't open.

Hey guys, so I got in my first accident today. It was just a fender bender my passenger side fender, hood, corner light is smashed in and my bumper cracked in half and is torn from the body to the...
Forum: California 10-17-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By DOB2009
Need help installing 1 rear wheel bearing in So-Cal (will pay)

Hey guys, so my passenger rear wheel bearing is so loud I turn heads everywhere I go every time. I have the bearing brand new I just need help installing it. I don't mind getting my hands dirty or...
Forum: California 08-09-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By DOB2009
I just ordered 1x Rear Wheel Bearing. Will someone in OC help me Install? Will pay.

Hi, I figured I would try to forums before a shop. my right passenger wheel bearing in shot. I ordered a new bearing and it's on the way. Is there anyone in OC near Irvine, CA willing to install...
Forum: California 08-07-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By DOB2009
Bump, I think it's something with the plate...

Bump, I think it's something with the plate behind the rotor after trying to bend it back and spinning the wheel. The noise is changing and seems to be coming from that plate. I cannot get the...
Forum: California 08-07-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By DOB2009
Need help diagnosing/fixing scraping noise from passenger side rear wheel.

The noise sounds like a grinding/scraping noise from the passenger side rear wheel. You hear it the most at lower speeds, it increases in speed as the wheel spins faster.

I thought maybe it was...
Forum: California 07-21-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By DOB2009
Any Forum members or local Indy mechanics in So Cal that can help replace e46 rear...

Hi, I'm looking to see if there are any mechanically inclined or local mechanics that can work on BMWs that would be help help me diagnose/repair my rear wheel bearing ( I think).

The problem I...
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