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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-07-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By RJ
Codes would help but my money is on the Camshaft...

Codes would help but my money is on the Camshaft position sensor. Codes will tell if it is the intake or output sensor.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By RJ
I have always made a point of drying out all the...

I have always made a point of drying out all the bottom of the doors, trunk lid (all around), under the hood and for the wheel arc lips, running a gloved hand and knocking all the winter crap out and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By RJ
I had a similar stalling issue and it was the...

I had a similar stalling issue and it was the camshaft position sensor.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By RJ
The on/off and combination volume control knob is...

The on/off and combination volume control knob is usually the main culprit.

I am not mechanically inclined, but it is not that difficult to remove the radio and have a repair shop replace the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By RJ
Try starting with your spare key?!!! :dunno:

Try starting with your spare key?!!! :dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By RJ
What are you driving? Which Kit did you get...

What are you driving?

Which Kit did you get from ECS? I am compiling a list from ECS for my E46 2002 325i. I am interested in seeing all that was replaced.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By RJ
Mine at 80,000 kilometers - that is just under...

Mine at 80,000 kilometers - that is just under 50,000 miles. :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By RJ
So far on my 2002 325i the CEL has been due to...

So far on my 2002 325i the CEL has been due to Secondary air pump (expensive) and valve and camshaft position sensor.

If the seller is telling you that it is due to the airbag recall, he can take...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,004
Posted By RJ
It is a pre-2002 model - just look at the turn...

It is a pre-2002 model - just look at the turn signal light on the fender. This one is rectangular and lower on the fender. From 2002 it was changed to higher on the fender and more "dart-like".
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By RJ
I have used in the past for rubber seals -...

I have used in the past for rubber seals - Aerospace 303 which worked well. More recently I have been using Adams VRD. I apply it to the seals a few times a year and they still look like new.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-18-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By RJ
HUD display option cost

How much does it cost to have this option?

About $150?:rofl:

Check out this article:
http://electronics360.globalspec.com/article/5013/teardown-bmw-s-new-head-up-display?cid=fbctwus
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By RJ
HI FI tweeter

I need to replace the tweeter located on the upper part of the door near the mirror. for my MY2002 325i E46

I believe the part # is 65138368235

Does anyone know how to remove the speaker...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By RJ
I just had my second secondary fan replaced by...

I just had my second secondary fan replaced by the dealer. It is known problem with these fans. I would suggest you get a new one as the one from the junk yard would fail sooner or later. I paid in...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-25-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,326
Posted By RJ
I have been told that my dealership has a very...

I have been told that my dealership has a very difficult time in retaining good and experienced techs as they get lucrative offers to work on Ferraris and Lamborghinis and they leave to work on the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-18-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,873
Posted By RJ
It looks like BMW can solve the issue of frozen...

It looks like BMW can solve the issue of frozen blades by the re-design of the wiper arm for the passenger side. Can you imagine having to stop to clean frozen wiper blades when going through the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-18-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,873
Posted By RJ
Same issue on my vehicle with smearing. I thought...

Same issue on my vehicle with smearing. I thought that perhaps adjusting the nozzle might help, but obviously not.

The alcohol in the washer fluid does NOT prevent the wiper blades from freezing...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,167
Posted By RJ
I really liked my diesel E70 35d and had ongoing...

I really liked my diesel E70 35d and had ongoing issues with it. I did not want to take a chance on another diesel so ended up trading it in for a F15 35i.

It can just be the power distribution...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-13-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,326
Posted By RJ
I had the same error message on my 2014 X5 35i...

I had the same error message on my 2014 X5 35i and there is written elsewhere about this issue. Apparently there is a recall on the power distribution module. It was replaced and the car has been...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-09-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By RJ
Do you have the keys in your pocket when washing...

Do you have the keys in your pocket when washing the car? If so, the door handle sensor (comfort access) are opening and closing when hit by the jet of water. Unlock all the doors and then leave the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-06-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,234
Posted By RJ
I have not driven the car with my Oakley...

I have not driven the car with my Oakley sunglasses, but with my Mau Jim sunglasses the display becomes very faint. I will have to check out my Oakley glasses. If it is true that the Oakley does not...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By RJ
I have the Bridgestone Blizzak on both my...

I have the Bridgestone Blizzak on both my vehicles as the winter set up. I am happy with the performance.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-03-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By RJ
I am also finding that the front wiper blades ice...

I am also finding that the front wiper blades ice up very quickly compared to my E70. The E70 rarely had this issue. It would be very difficult on a long drive through the mountains if the wiper...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-30-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 992
Posted By RJ
If you decide on going for the lighter color, do...

If you decide on going for the lighter color, do check out the mineral silver. In my opinion it looks very classy. It was a toss up between the mineral white and mineral silver. I am happy with my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-27-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,063
Posted By RJ
Lucky for me where I live, front plate is not...

Lucky for me where I live, front plate is not issued or required. :)

Having said that on my E46 the plate mount was incorporated to fit where the black bumper trim fitted and it is removable and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-22-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By RJ
I will have to check my invoice for the rate, but...

I will have to check my invoice for the rate, but I am sure it was over $100/hr.

I should have taken to the body shop for installation, but winter was coming and I needed to get them installed...
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