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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks Dude. was totally unaware. I just saw...

Thanks Dude. was totally unaware. I just saw pump trouble and since I was having same It Immediately drew my attention. Anyway the info on the pump re-build facility is good for any pump. Good...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By klixtokw
That is why I kept asking what car he was talking...

That is why I kept asking what car he was talking about. I take your word for the other models because I'm only familiar with my E-46. By the way BMW should have kept the design as the E-36 if its as...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By klixtokw
See attached pic of removed unit! You be the...

See attached pic of removed unit! You be the judge. ZERO WATER ANYWHERE! To be clear I'm talking about an E46- 2004 325CI. If you have a Z or an E36 its a different ballgame although VERY similar and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By klixtokw
CLUBRACER, you never did say what car are you...

CLUBRACER,
you never did say what car are you having the problem with????
Also make sure you view the HOME page of the site I recommended because its there they explain why the rebuild is better...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By klixtokw
I still don't know how they know the Hydro unit...

I still don't know how they know the Hydro unit is not operational because you can have current reaching the unit yet have some micro switches or the CVM unit not sending the proper signal for it to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-14-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By klixtokw
I'm assuming you are talking about the hydraulic...

I'm assuming you are talking about the hydraulic motor pump unit? If so how did you determine it was bad? I had an Indy repair my top and he said it was the hydro unit and replaced it and after...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-29-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 65,147
Posted By klixtokw
Hi Jim sorry you have this on a new purchase. I...

Hi Jim sorry you have this on a new purchase. I recommend you take it to a mechanic knowledgeable in tops. Be forewarned you have a long and tedious search for such an individual. Ask your friends...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-19-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By klixtokw
tHANKS! Is that a good an inexpensive brand?

tHANKS! Is that a good an inexpensive brand?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By klixtokw
Cheap parts

Does anyone know where I can get good quality filters for a 325CI-2004? I need the oil, cabin, air and gas filters and any other I may have left out for lack of knowledge.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-22-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By klixtokw
not necessarily if you have a meter with the...

not necessarily if you have a meter with the proper current range. I did check for parasitic currents and also checked for the large starting current of 600 a using a hook on meter rated for 1000a.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-22-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By klixtokw
CHANSTA, here is a link to a video that shows...

CHANSTA,
here is a link to a video that shows exactly how i connected the ammeter in series to check for parasitic currents:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdIKNnwEjIs&feature=channel&list=UL
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-22-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By klixtokw
Chan I really appreciate your help since I'm...

Chan I really appreciate your help since I'm green on the repair dept and anxious to learn. You have given me excellent suggestions which i have applied. The knocking the starter was not suggested by...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By klixtokw
I used a hook on around the battery wires that is...

I used a hook on around the battery wires that is capable of 1000amps DC. No big deal you just hook it on and read. Its very efficient and safe. Any current leaving the battery will be read. BTW I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks for the links I did use them and found the...

Thanks for the links I did use them and found the part and price. thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By klixtokw
Good input and thanks for the picture.

Good input and thanks for the picture.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By klixtokw
Even w/o the ammeter I have no current flow to...

Even w/o the ammeter I have no current flow to the starter. By the way this is the way the manufacturer instructs how to connect and it si reading the parasitic currents when placed in the ma scale....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By klixtokw
GoFORTH, thanks for your input. You are right...

GoFORTH,
thanks for your input. You are right I'm green but learning fast and anxious to keep learning. I can remove the airbox and other items like replacing the battery but I have no idea what the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By klixtokw
Is it not solid proof that the solenoid is not...

Is it not solid proof that the solenoid is not closing when you hit the starter and there is no sound and the high beams do not even blink? It seems that no current is delivered because either the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks but can you give more details on how to...

Thanks but can you give more details on how to crank from the top? Like how can you access the starter from top? Do you need to remove parts? and how do you actually crank the motor or do mean TAP...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks! I may have to reset the radio as a...

Thanks! I may have to reset the radio as a minimum.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By klixtokw
re-program main computer

Does anyone know if you have to re-program the main computer after you have left the car w/o a battery for over 12 hours?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By klixtokw
Go, I do have dash light and all electrical...

Go, I do have dash light and all electrical lights and devices just that the starter will not even make a noise (not even a click) when key is turned.
You are probably right and he is no my mechanic...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By klixtokw
Goforth, thanks for your reply. I agree with...

Goforth,
thanks for your reply. I agree with your suggestion 100% but the problem is that on the 325CI vert the motor is totally covered and there is no way to access the starter or the terminals...
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