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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2009, 11:01 AM
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2009, 07:06 AM
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Views: 961,318
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,793
Posted By captainsatch
was supposed to have it changed but when my...

was supposed to have it changed but when my mechanic was bout to change it he told me don't since my bushings were still ok. Would it still be the rear diff bushings even if the bushings looked ok(no...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,793
Posted By captainsatch
to be specific the THOOOOOOG only happens during ...

to be specific the THOOOOOOG only happens during
1. FULL STOP
2. Only when shifting from neutral to first gear (just before the shift lever goes in its first gear position) while the car is in FULL...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,793
Posted By captainsatch
actually on second thought, there are times that...

actually on second thought, there are times that THOOOOOG happens when i Shift from neutral to 3rd then 1st, but of course it only happens during the first shifting (3rd gear).....it will be ok on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,793
Posted By captainsatch
That's what I have been doing from time to time...

That's what I have been doing from time to time and yes the THOOOOOOOG sound is gone. but of course you could not do that forever especially when you are in a hurry, thanks so much for the suggestion...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2009, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,793
Posted By captainsatch
THOOOOOG or rear end clunk is still unsolved! please help!

1. I still haven not solved my problem in my e46 316i M/T, it is creating some unusual sounds lately, as for the "THUG" sound, I hear it when in FULL STOP and shift from neutral to 1st gear, It is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By captainsatch
I had a computer diagnostic test with my...

I had a computer diagnostic test with my engine......no faults no errors whatsoever, even the alternator is charging well with radio aircon lights on........hhhhmmm i guess this is normal, any...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By captainsatch
basically the compressor automatically shuts off...

basically the compressor automatically shuts off when desired temperature is achieved and turns on again to reach the set temp, when the compressor turns on again, a change in RPM happens and the car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By captainsatch
idling concerns when A/C is on

Guys I don't know if this is normal or just a minor issue but please let me know your inputs.......idling of my e46 is perfect when A/C is off, no change in rpm...........when I turn the A/C on of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By captainsatch
"thug" sound from the rear when shifting from neutral to 1st gear 2nd gear

1. my e46 316i M/T is creating some unusual sounds lately, as for the "THUG" sound, I hear it when in FULL STOP and shift from neutral to 1st gear, It is not all the time though for example I shift...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By captainsatch
I hear a "thug" sound from the rear when shifting from neutral to 1st gear to 2nd gea

My car is an e46 316i M/T ..........I hear a "thug" sound from the rear when shifting from neutral to 1st gear to 2nd gear but sound ain't that loud..........rarely hear it when i am in higher gears!...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-11-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By captainsatch
Guys would you recommend shock rebuilding/restoring?

Guys would you recommend shock rebuilding/restoring? found a leak in my front shocks pax side and was thinking of having it restored. Found a good shop that does shock rebuilding. Any feedbacks?...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-10-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By captainsatch
ok thanks man! what would be the disadvantage if...

ok thanks man! what would be the disadvantage if i change just the damaged side?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-10-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By captainsatch
shocks replacement concerns! please help!

Lately I noticed some oil leak from my front shock absorber passengers side, I decided to have it replaced with Bilstein shocks. Front Shocks in the drivers side is still ok. Is it ok to change just...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-29-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By captainsatch
ok will try your advice thanks! thanks...

ok will try your advice thanks!

thanks buddy, could it also be the flex disc or guibo being worn out? the thing is I dont hear those "grrrr" sounds as soon as my foot gets off the brake pedal.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-29-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By captainsatch
weird sound just before full stop! please help!

Hi Guys! was wondering if you can tell me what the prob is. No problem with tranny, no weird sounds on bumpy roads, except for this one, for example I am about to make a full stop on an intersection,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,628
Posted By captainsatch
Castrol Coolant OK? Is it a good brand for E36 Cooling system?

Hi Guys just have a quick question, had my coolant flushed and my mechanic replaced it with castrol coolant and distilled water 50/50 mix, Just want to know if castrol coolant is a good brand for e36...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By captainsatch
I have the exact problem! Only half portion of...

I have the exact problem! Only half portion of the odometer digits has lights! Just to confirm what tools would I be needing and what pins needs to be soldiered? thanks so much for the help
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-09-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By captainsatch
any help guys? thanks

any help guys? thanks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-22-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By captainsatch
I am from Manila Philippines. Yeah it is part of...

I am from Manila Philippines. Yeah it is part of Asia, It is near Taiwan and Hong Kong. Yeah Auto repair Labor cost in U.S. is really a burden. I lived there for years and it is really a pain in my...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-22-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By captainsatch
Had the exact same problem, nothing wrong with my...

Had the exact same problem, nothing wrong with my bulb nor the fuse! my electrician told me there was a bad wiring connection which would require him to rewire the connection of the brake light to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-22-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By captainsatch
thanks for the info, would the repair of this...

thanks for the info, would the repair of this cost me big time? or is it just minor? thanks for the help!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-22-2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By captainsatch
odometer lights problem! please help!

Hello GUys, lights in the mileage numbers of my odometer is starting to dim sometimes. most of the time it is clear but there are times when the numbers would dim. i found a solution everytime it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-22-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By captainsatch
according to my mechanic, moist is one sign that...

according to my mechanic, moist is one sign that the seal is starting to leak. i would say early stages of a damaged seal. have it replaced since seals are very cheap, only paid $18 for an OEM seal,...
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