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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-23-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By RCorney
gremlin apparently exited the car......

gremlin apparently exited the car... miraculously, working again. I'm guessing keys did not spend enough time in ignition for recharge?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By RCorney
GoForth: thank you, I've read that page and see...

GoForth: thank you, I've read that page and see only where it says my auth dealer can program my key to sync with my key.
FastBob: I've got two keys, same issue with both on the unlocking problem. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By RCorney
That's kind of what I was afraid of hearing......

That's kind of what I was afraid of hearing... but was hopeful since it has worked fine before and it's only recently that my 'regular' key has been moving the seat and mirrors to Seat Memory #2.
It...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By RCorney
how to program key

I've read through the wiki and read through some other posts (and even searched the maual) but have not found 'how' to program my key to change the seat location, mirrors, etc. I just see that one...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By RCorney
Thanks fast bob. Will do! I looked for 0000...

Thanks fast bob. Will do! I looked for 0000 wool late last night to no avail. Good suggestion. Pass side was missing dust caps[emoji53]
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By RCorney
Photos of drivers side inside lining/ rotor. I...

Photos of drivers side inside lining/ rotor. I believe I had a sticking caliper pin which may have caused the uneven wear?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By RCorney
I should have clarified; I revived a two year old...

I should have clarified; I revived a two year old thread I started rather than start a new one. The problem I was having now was awful grinding and I was surprised to have this happen so 'soon'.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By RCorney
Is 2 years and 33k miles too fast to go through...

Is 2 years and 33k miles too fast to go through brakes for my daily commuter? Replaced pads and rotors with Textar and Sebro. Drivers side front grinding something awful! No warning light. Car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,189,256
Posted By RCorney
Mark- you're gonna love it.. just be ready to fix...

Mark- you're gonna love it.. just be ready to fix and maintain it... great mileage, but my experience (I bought an 03 with approximately the same mileage) was the life expectancy of some of the parts...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By RCorney
headlight color

Last night I noticed my right headlight appeared to be more of a pink / red color as opposed to the normal bright white that my xenon's put out. I'm afraid to find out what the repair is since my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By RCorney
Replaced FSU and fan works again for me. Thanks...

Replaced FSU and fan works again for me. Thanks to Starless and the wiki I'm able to fix these sort of things.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By RCorney
HVAC fan inoperable

My fan seems to have quit working altogether. I did not get the cricket sounds as the Wiki speaks to, not did I get the erratic fan speed. I did replace the heater control valve which fixed my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By RCorney
Fuse not "afire". (Darn auto correct) ...

Fuse not "afire". (Darn auto correct)


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By RCorney
Really? Huh, thought it was afire going bad or...

Really? Huh, thought it was afire going bad or the master lock button shorting. Thanks for the tip.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-08-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By RCorney
Central locking all by itself

Weird thing happened tonight on the way home; my doors locked and unlocked while driving on its own on about every 10 seconds. Did Christie take over my car or is there a simple fuse to switch out?...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By RCorney
Slow oil leak

While replacing my heater valve this past week I noticed oil on the pass side of engine in the little nodules just below the OFHG. I thought I cleaned those all out after replacing the gasket many...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By RCorney
All codes start with a P. There may be other...

All codes start with a P. There may be other codes but I don't have the history. He took it to a non-Indy shop and they diagnosed it as cat replacement.

Thanks for posting the help. He's going...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By RCorney
DIY Alt replace- car does not start

Purchased a new OEM alternator- 150amp after "alternator fault" message was displayed. Prior to replacement, while driving, other components began to shut down such as LCD, Nav, Radio, odometer and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By RCorney
No more AM radio?

I installed the iPhone/iPod factory cable recently and it works great. Followed the simple instructions linked to the wiki (thanks!)
However, now when I turn my radio on I get a message on the LCD...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By RCorney
Yep, o-ring was the culprit. At first I thought...

Yep, o-ring was the culprit. At first I thought it was the lower radiator hose. I bought a new one from Max at OEM Bimmerparts and that guy is so great; he threw in the green o-ring for me. I did...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By RCorney
New heater valve installed... heater works! ...

New heater valve installed... heater works! Straightforward repair; bled system for a long time. Topped off coolant in the morning again.
Thanks Max at OEM Bimmerparts and thanks to folks here who...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By RCorney
Heater blows hot air

Thanks that's a great test. I'll try that out!


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By RCorney
Heater blows hot air

Vacuumed the grill with no real noticeable change. Still same symptoms.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By RCorney
Heater blows hot air

Thanks! Yes, mild temps in salinas to be sure and yes I normally keep thermostat at about 66. I'll try the vacuum method first as I've done a while back ( and cause it's the no cost method).

...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-23-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By RCorney
Heater blows hot air

I know this is kind of an odd issue to have in the winter but my heater blows hot air almost no matter what the temp is outside. If I roll the wheel on the dash up to three dots cold I can get cool...
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