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Old 05-14-2012, 10:25 PM   #21
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Ill be doing this tomorrow! thanks!
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Old 05-15-2012, 06:11 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Scott87 View Post
I have tried to construct this image to show a little better how the connections all hook up and basically you could do the DIY with this 1 image i think!

But it may be cr@p, let me know!
just got mine out! still waiting on new clutch though so it will be a little while before i can test it. thanks for the tutorial!
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:31 AM   #23
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This is a great CDV delete DIY. I just did a clutch slave cylinder replacement write up and linked your CDV delete thread to it, incase people want to kill two birds with one stone.
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Clutch Slave Cylinder Replacement DIY
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Old 12-26-2012, 05:50 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by e4Tsex View Post
I've owned my car for over three years and have always wanted to remove the CDV. Finally got everything ready and went under the car last weekend for removal but the CDV was not there! What a relief, but now I am curious if someone else had alredy removed it or if some early e46 (like my '00 preface-lift sedan) just didn't come with it.
Same thing happened to me today. I finally got under my car to pull the CDV and it wasn't there . I think there was someone else on here that said their 2001 330ci didn't have one either, so maybe no 2001's have CDV's. I still changed out the brake fluid and bled out the clutch slave cylinder which made a huge improvement in the clutch pedal. It seems to shift much smoother now.

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Old 05-13-2015, 06:12 PM   #25
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i tried this but..

i tried this but after removing the valve i found coupling the two pipes together leaks, the ends are not compatible, any ideas ?
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