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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 479
Posted By 2003silver330i
From my knowledge of the EVAP system if the purge...

From my knowledge of the EVAP system if the purge valve was not working properly you would get some type of evap leak code (SES light). My best guess is that you are on the right track with assuming...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By 2003silver330i
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Vo4fm0JDPY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Vo4fm0JDPY
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By 2003silver330i
Just curious if the car runs rough with the MAF...

Just curious if the car runs rough with the MAF connector plugged in and smoother with it unplugged. Or is there no noticeable difference when plugged or unplugged?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By 2003silver330i
That is one possible problem you don't have to...

That is one possible problem you don't have to worry about then. That still leaves three more possibilities:

1. bad wiring connection
2. faulty MAF sensor
3. bad vehicle computer (highly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By 2003silver330i
Clean the MAF sensor if you are using a reusable...

Clean the MAF sensor if you are using a reusable oiled air filter.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By 2003silver330i
^This works for me every single time. After it...

^This works for me every single time. After it cools down overnight, I top it off and call it a day. I have never had any problems doing it this way. Eliminates the need for jack stands and/or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By 2003silver330i
If that was happening to my car the first thing I...

If that was happening to my car the first thing I would do is remove the brakes pads. Then take some 80 grit sand paper and place it on the floor. Next, take each brake pad and rub it back and forth...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-03-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By 2003silver330i
This is an easy fix OP. Just take some 80 grit...

This is an easy fix OP. Just take some 80 grit sand paper and place it on the floor. Next, take each brake pad and rub it back and forth on the sand paper till you remove all the dark or shiny...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By 2003silver330i
$2K is definitely a great deal.

$2K is definitely a great deal.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By 2003silver330i
Man that is low. How do you make it over speed...

Man that is low. How do you make it over speed bumps without tearing up the front bumper?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By 2003silver330i
OP...if your getting a TPS code(s) make sure you...

OP...if your getting a TPS code(s) make sure you check that the engine wiring harness plug to the TB is tight by wiggling and pushing on it. That will usually take care of the code(s). If that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By 2003silver330i
That right there is some great advice to live by....

That right there is some great advice to live by. :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 426
Posted By 2003silver330i
OP...sounds like you bought a defective expansion...

OP...sounds like you bought a defective expansion tank.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By 2003silver330i
Still would be a good idea to check for a stuck...

Still would be a good idea to check for a stuck thermostat or bad water pump.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 932
Posted By 2003silver330i
No doubt. The edges will now slowly start to...

No doubt. The edges will now slowly start to peel away from washes and environmental conditions.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 795
Posted By 2003silver330i
It is a time consuming job. If you are a...

It is a time consuming job. If you are a comfortable around cars, don't mind spending most of the job on your back, and you are a good problem solver then go for it. It was one of the more...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-25-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By 2003silver330i
Not yet. I don't have the funds at the moment to...

Not yet. I don't have the funds at the moment to chase the problem down. I'm beginning to wonder if the issue is due to unbalanced tires from uneven wear. The steering wobble starts very slowly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By 2003silver330i
I agree that the MAF is unlikely causing the...

I agree that the MAF is unlikely causing the codes; however, the OP can't totally discount it as the problem. It is even mentioned in this link as a possible reason for the code(s) being set:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,938
Posted By 2003silver330i
Your better off not taking any advice or getting...

Your better off not taking any advice or getting together with any locals in this town. Just do the work yourself. I learned a long time ago that most locals claim they know how to fix something...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By 2003silver330i
Have you tried cleaning the MAF sensor? Are...

Have you tried cleaning the MAF sensor?
Are you running an oiled air filter?
Have you checked all of the plastic CCV hoses to include the rubber one going to the dipstick for tears and/or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By 2003silver330i
This^

This^
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By 2003silver330i
What are the codes? Also, has it ever had a...

What are the codes? Also, has it ever had a fluid and filter change?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-11-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 772
Posted By 2003silver330i
If you have a rubber mallet it might do the...

If you have a rubber mallet it might do the trick. Lube up the arm and the inside of the bushing real good and go to town using the rubber mallet.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-11-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 772
Posted By 2003silver330i
Wow. Mine went right on just by smacking them...

Wow. Mine went right on just by smacking them with my hand. Not sure why some would be tougher than others to put on. Never really given it much thought but I guess it is possible that some...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-11-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 772
Posted By 2003silver330i
Dish soap and water is a great lubricant for...

Dish soap and water is a great lubricant for getting those stubborn bushings to slide right on.
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