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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By IxNay
This is normal operation.

This is normal operation.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By IxNay
Since you have already ruled out suspension...

Since you have already ruled out suspension bushings, if you also rule out a wheel/tire is out of balance then you likely have a brake issue. A sticky brake caliper will cause a wheel shimmy and can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By IxNay
If color is red its most likely power steering...

If color is red its most likely power steering fluid check oil lines going to/from the power steering pump. If color is brown or black its most likely oil leaking from the valve cover gasket or the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 708
Posted By IxNay
+1

+1
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-20-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By IxNay
Next time it happens pull over someplace safe and...

Next time it happens pull over someplace safe and see if one of the front wheels has heated up. You can put your hand near each brake rotor but do not touch it as it may be very hot. If one of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By IxNay
Bad tire Bent wheel Worn front control arm...

Bad tire
Bent wheel
Worn front control arm bushings
Sticky brake caliper
Any of the above
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By IxNay
I had my subframe repaired by a good indy BMW...

I had my subframe repaired by a good indy BMW shop in Pompano Beach, FL (Redline BMW). The cost was about $1500 including the cost of the Turner kit. These guys know their BMWs and they do great...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,348
Posted By IxNay
When cleaning up after rodents beware of the...

When cleaning up after rodents beware of the Hantavirus... it can be deadly.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By IxNay
+1 The E46 subframe repair is best done...

+1

The E46 subframe repair is best done using a Turner reinforcement kit. If you do it yourself you can do it for just the cost of the parts ($200-$400 depending on parts needed) but it is a big...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By IxNay
If you have someone else do the subframe repair...

If you have someone else do the subframe repair using the Turner reinforcement kit you are probably going to spend somewhere around $1200 to $1500 to have the kit welded in including the cost of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,588
Posted By IxNay
I have both Peake tools and I have used them on...

I have both Peake tools and I have used them on my 2000 328ci. I find them super easy to use to check and reset codes. I keep the engine code reader and booklet in the car at all times and I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By IxNay
Well at least it worked for a few months and you...

Well at least it worked for a few months and you saved at least a thousand dollars. My compressor went out and I had no time to fix it so I just brought it to a trusted a/c repair shop and it cost...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,445
Posted By IxNay
+1 The smell is likely from the A/C system. ...

+1

The smell is likely from the A/C system. Try the above and to avoid this in the future shut off the A/C a few minutes before you shut off your car and crank up the fan to max. This will dry...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By IxNay
+1

+1
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 851
Posted By IxNay
+1 I too have used Armor-all with good...

+1

I too have used Armor-all with good results for many years.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 851
Posted By IxNay
At a minimum just disconnect the battery and hook...

At a minimum just disconnect the battery and hook it up when you return in 3 to 4 months and it will be fine. If you want to do more, or you want to store the car for between 6 months to a year, you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By IxNay
Yeah, I guess you must be having a really bad day...

Yeah, I guess you must be having a really bad day when squeaky belts turn into a blown motor. I feel for ya. GL and hope you have better luck in the new year.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By IxNay
I had a similar problem that would only happen on...

I had a similar problem that would only happen on long trips and only some time, not every long trip on my 2000 328ci. After an hour or so the heat would stop working and the only way to get heat was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By IxNay
Did you have him check your parking brakes?

Did you have him check your parking brakes?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By IxNay
My experience is with a 2000 328ci which I...

My experience is with a 2000 328ci which I purchased 10 years ago with around 50,000 miles and now has over 160,000 miles. In the 10 years and over 100,000 miles I have averaged around $1200 per...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By IxNay
Next time it makes the noise, at a relatively low...

Next time it makes the noise, at a relatively low speed (under 40MPH) gently pull up on your hand brake and see if the pitch of the noise changes. If yes, then the problem is likely with your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By IxNay
Did you replace the entire panel on the dash that...

Did you replace the entire panel on the dash that has the temperature display and all of the buttons? If no, I would start with that.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By IxNay
If you were low on brake fluid then you have a...

If you were low on brake fluid then you have a problem. Brake fluid should be changed every two years but most people never do it and just wait until they have a problem. A low brake fluid...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By IxNay
How much did the lock mechanism cost?

How much did the lock mechanism cost?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By IxNay
When the fan failed on my 328ci I was told that...

When the fan failed on my 328ci I was told that the fan was not available separately from the panel is sits in and the only way to fix it was to get a complete new panel that includes the digital...
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