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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-03-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By cdsol
2001 330ci - Which wheel with which tire?

An almost embarrissingly basic question!

On my 2001 330 ci the front tires are 225 45R17 and rears are 245 40R17. My question...are these mounted to the same size wheels, or do the the rim sizes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,466
Posted By cdsol
So what's the answer - - would injection of B12...

So what's the answer - - would injection of B12 do the same thing as Seafoam?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,466
Posted By cdsol
Any reason you couldn't do the same thing using...

Any reason you couldn't do the same thing using B12 Chemtool?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,466
Posted By cdsol
Any reason you couldn't do the same thing using...

Any reason you couldn't do the same thing using B12 Chemtool?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,697
Posted By cdsol
How to insert Radiator Adjusting Screw?

Am replacing radiator on 330 ci 5 spd.

New one came with radiator adjusting screws (black housing with hex head the drain plug screws into). I understand the short one is to be used with my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,310
Posted By cdsol
The black Hex shaped housing that the blue plug...

The black Hex shaped housing that the blue plug screws into - - how do you get it into the radiator...what are those wings for? They're too wide to fit into the small slots at the opening of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,530
Posted By cdsol
FOB won't lock doors..ignition chime stays on

2001 330 ci.

On some, but not all occasions, after I turn off the ignition and remove the key, the chime stays on as if I had left the key in. It will eventually stop, or else sometimes I can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By cdsol
You're right and I appreciate the reply, but...

You're right and I appreciate the reply, but that's tap-dancing around my question specific to the temperature switch. My A/C won't come on 'cause I lost my freon as it popped its relief valve and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By cdsol
Troubleshooting '01 330ci aux condenser fan

I need help troubleshooting my condenser fan which will not turn on.

2001 330ci with 5 Spd (Aux condenser fan mounted on engine side)

From reading numerous posts, I'm understanding that there...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By cdsol
Peake scanning tool fixed it! I connected it...

Peake scanning tool fixed it!

I connected it and having never used it before, I made the mistake of pushing the buttons to clear the codes before I could read them. Well guess what! DSC, SES,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By cdsol
Well now I'm getting a little concerned. ...

Well now I'm getting a little concerned.

Based upon P0171 and P0174 I replaced my intake boot elbow, which indeed, had a large tear in it. But the engine continued to lack power. I cleared the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By cdsol
Codes & rough running after push-start

I had to push-start (actually rolled down a parking lot ramp) my 2001 330ci. Battery was temporarily run down (interior lts left on) and now has plenty of voltage to start.

Until the engine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By cdsol
Where'd you get them for that price? That's a...

Where'd you get them for that price? That's a helluva savings from any that I've found.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-23-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By cdsol
Nobody to answer this??

Nobody to answer this??
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-08-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By cdsol
Expansion tank removal-question and comment

2001 330ci

Am replacing expansion tank. It was so tight that when I forced it from the bottom using floor jack via a socket extender, the mounting bracket broke but the O-rings still remained...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-06-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 48,941
Posted By cdsol
Trying to get expansion tank free!

Am trying to get expansion tank off and am stuck freeing it up from the bottom. My coolant level sensor doesn't "just twist" counterclockwise...seems tight to the extent I may break it if I force...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By cdsol
P0171/P0174...auto-reset after repair?

My '01 330ci is giving me codes P0171 and P0174. I read the threads suggesting the various causes, and am about to open the hood and check things out. My question is...once I fix the right problem,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By cdsol
Oil Press warning Lt '01 330i

My oil pressure warning light comes on a few moments after I start the engine then it stays on for abt 30 sec's. I had decided to replace the sensor. It's a bear to get to without taking off the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By cdsol
Rough idle jerky acceleration '02 325i

What happened...what did I do??

Car is 2002 325i.

I accidentally left ignition on for a few hours and came back to find battery weak (but not totally dead) so couldn't start engine. I jumped...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2006, 02:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,335
Posted By cdsol
re: the insulation...I had heard somewhere it's...

re: the insulation...I had heard somewhere it's to confine engine fires. It's held on by little plastic rivet looking things. Was explained to me that if an engine catches fire, the plastic rivets...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2006, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By cdsol
cimper43 - Guess I gotta' give you credit. ...

cimper43 - Guess I gotta' give you credit. Despite my having driven it around the block last night, the problem remained. I decided to try to limp it to the dealer by pumping the gas pedal to keep...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2006, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By cdsol
When I turn on ignition, "EML" and "Service...

When I turn on ignition, "EML" and "Service Engine Soon" lights come on for few moments then go off. I start the engine when cold...maintains constant but rough-running idle at abt 400 rpm. If I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2006, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By cdsol
(if this is a duplicate reply...sorry - - not...

(if this is a duplicate reply...sorry - - not sure whether system accepted it before when I hit the "post quick reply" button)

Cimper43 - - Thanks for reply, but afraid flooding may be be wishful...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2006, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By cdsol
'02 325i suddenly runs rough

Problem with 2002 325i. As I was starting it, I thought I heard a noise (but actually didn't...it was not coming from car) so I turned off the key momentarily and happened to be at the very instant...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-26-2006, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,265
Posted By cdsol
He said he was willing to tie off the sensor but...

He said he was willing to tie off the sensor but didn't know how to get the warning light off. If the sensor grounding to the rotor turns the light on, why wouldn't pulling the sensor away from the...
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