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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-29-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,120
Posted By bli1348
An update on this, I have got another BMW dealer...

An update on this, I have got another BMW dealer to check on my codes, I've got 245,246 secondary air system bank and also 227 Fuel trim bank 1(mixture too slim). Previously it was only secondary air...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-27-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,370
Posted By bli1348
I heard good things, but now I am not sure about...

I heard good things, but now I am not sure about BKM. They're like the stealership with slightly reduced hourly rate. REPLACE the whole thing and things around it... My low beam just went out, it's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By bli1348
Anyone with experience with Bimmer Motors?

Anyone with experience with Bimmer Motors?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,690
Posted By bli1348
Just tried.. mine doesn't. I can wiggle it but...

Just tried.. mine doesn't. I can wiggle it but there's no room for it to slide off without removing the duct cover that's pinned down by those three annoying clips... And that freaking duct is...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-25-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,370
Posted By bli1348
Hi, this might be off topic, but I am also a xi...

Hi, this might be off topic, but I am also a xi owner in astoria. Would you recommend any good bmw repair shop with your experiences? I need to have some simple jobs done on my suspension but don't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,690
Posted By bli1348
appologies. i meant to talk about the circular...

appologies. i meant to talk about the circular clips on the air duct cover that's right on top of the fan ( the dead center part under the hood). Seems I need to remove that duct cover to replace the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,690
Posted By bli1348
How to remove those clips at the front of the...

How to remove those clips at the front of the cover? I tried to pry them off with a screwdriver but ended up damaged the plastics. When I saw them did it at indyshop, it seemed real easy..
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,637
Posted By bli1348
one-time bushings?

I replaced the bushings last year, and the indy shop told me the control arms are still ok that I don't need to change them. And now as I need to change control arms, they told me I need to change...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By bli1348
Queens, NY repairshops

Please can anyone share/recommend their e46 repairshops in Queens, NY? There are a huge number of them, I have see on 21st, northern, flushing/college point, although a good number of them are for...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-17-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 48,392
Posted By bli1348
HELP! P0491 P0492 still! 200 mile after clearing...

HELP! P0491 P0492 still! 200 mile after clearing the codes, replacing secondary pump/valve.... The indyshop lied to me that they can do diagnostics on SES and fix it, and now they said they don't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,120
Posted By bli1348
Ok, I've been having secondary air failure codes...

Ok, I've been having secondary air failure codes along with o2 sensor codes for like a year, and last week I gave in and replaced the secondary air pump/valve/hose all together after I tried the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,226
Posted By bli1348
I bought the 325xi at 100k. This is my laundry...

I bought the 325xi at 100k. This is my laundry list within my 30k with it in 1 year. All rotors/pads/tires, coolant reservoir leak, oil filter gasket leak, washer pump leak, all strut/shock mounts,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By bli1348
I actually haven't heard of any squeal in a...

I actually haven't heard of any squeal in a little over a month. It only squealed once, long enough for me to show it to indy shop next door and been quiet ever since. Stealer said they have "plays"....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,895
Posted By bli1348
I do have a XI. The question still stands. Is #4...

I do have a XI. The question still stands. Is #4 suspectible to wear as much as LCA/bushing that has been long documented in e46
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By bli1348
Hydraulic Tensioner to be replaced

I am replacing the idler and alternator tensioner pulley in the below chart
http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=EU33&mospid=47722&btnr=11_2190&hg=11&fg=18&hl=74
due to some squeaking noise...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,895
Posted By bli1348
Lower control arm ball joints replacement

I have been hearing rubbing noise when rolling at lower speed <2500rpm, the stealer told me it's due to bad lower control arm at passenger side, and as usual, they recommend replacing LCA #1 on both...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,269
Posted By bli1348
pulley only or tenioner too?

Car is 130k, stealership says I have plays on both idler and tensioner pulleys on the serpentine belt because I reported I hear squeaking noise just once a month ago. However they also want to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,722
Posted By bli1348
vacuum line

I unplugged the vaccum line to the valve but couldn't feel much suction. Is the suction strong and easily noticeable?
If I don't feel suction, should I just go straight to replace the line, although...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 116,227
Posted By bli1348
brake booster line

Many says no need to unclamp the brake booster line that the brake booster line can simply be pulled out. I tried to yank the line, but it didn't move. Is it simply brute force method to pull it out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,400
Posted By bli1348
Seafoam not flowing down

The air pump's working since I can feel the airflow after I disconnected the hose. But the seafoam stayed in the hose after even 3 5-sec cold start. I left the seafoam in the hose, drove around,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,871
Posted By bli1348
uhh?? I don't get it...

uhh?? I don't get it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,871
Posted By bli1348
reinforcement plate need to be welded??

I just called BMW parts for 51717036781, the reinforcement plate, and was told that it needs to be welded onto the tower??? Initially I thought I just need to insert them in between the strut mount...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,963
Posted By bli1348
Cool Thanks for the pointer. The hose is hard as a...

Thanks for the pointer. The hose is hard as a rock (to me), and the clamped hose part has been pressured inward and formed a seal with the fitting stick out part. I'm going to perform the seafoam...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-12-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 48,392
Posted By bli1348
HELP! Being a noob on diy, I am having difficulty...

HELP! Being a noob on diy, I am having difficulty in unplugging the hose from the pump!! I loosened the clamp, but couldn't move the hose an inch. Any tips in getting it off?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,963
Posted By bli1348
I tried to unhook the pressure air pipe from the...

I tried to unhook the pressure air pipe from the secondary air pump. I loosened the meal clamp, but the pipe would not move after being pressurized on to the pump for so long! Any tip on getting the...
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