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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By joebe
airbag problem

Thanks for the reply -NO did not need a new airbag (the dealer told me I definately did) just had to replace the clock spring in the steering wheel ,went to an indy shop the cost was about $200 ,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By joebe
Thanks for the reply and the information. The...

Thanks for the reply and the information. The dealer said something similar about the circuits malfunctioning. I wondering if I have a short in the electrical system.I tried to order an OEM airbag...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By joebe
2004 330ci drivers side airbag

My airbag indicator light came on today -so I brought it down to my local dealer who did a diagnostic test on it and was told I needed a new drivers side airbag, cost $1100.:(. why would I need a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By joebe
2004 BMW 330ci

GoForthFast thanks for the reply and all the information on this thread. I will have that fuel pump changed. I just don't normally change anything until it breaks .
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By joebe
2004 BMW 330ci

Thanks for the reply - hmmm no -have never changed any of these parts.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By joebe
2004 BMW 330ci

Just want to throw it out there, today my 2004 BMW 330ci with 105K on it just stalled out when I was driving it . It just stalled out and I was stuck on the road. I tried starting it and it kept...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By joebe
Yes I changed the Intake boot was torn now the...

Yes I changed the Intake boot was torn now the seal on the Disa valve is "leaking " air which is what they are telling me.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By joebe
Thanks for the great information!

Thanks for the great information!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By joebe
Disa Valve is now $400 from BMW Parts...

Disa Valve is now $400 from BMW Parts department!!! insane
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By joebe
THANKS FOR THE INFO, i WILL LOOK INTO IT, THEY...

THANKS FOR THE INFO, i WILL LOOK INTO IT, THEY SAID THE SEAL IS ALL ONE PEICE WITH THE VALVE .
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By joebe
wow thanks , I am not a mechanic but didnt think...

wow thanks , I am not a mechanic but didnt think it should cost that much and take up so much time for labor!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By joebe
Disa valve seal/ need to replace

2004 BMW 330CI 97K my service engine soon light remains on after changing torn intake Boot . After another diagnostic (3rd time) Dealer said Disa Valve seal needs to be replaced and the valve does...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By joebe
RAV31 thank you for that info ,that is awesome!

RAV31 thank you for that info ,that is awesome!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By joebe
Thanks , Yes its a joke they told me my car...

Thanks , Yes its a joke they told me my car because of the miles (97K )the software has to be "reprogramed" its an all day thing -- I am so tired of arguing with them about there BS:mad:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By joebe
Service engine light on

Yeah thanks for the advce -I acually did find a guy/garage who only works on european cars and he is excellent. The dealer wants to charge me $125 to fix the boot but another $300 to reset the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By joebe
service engine soon light on

I have a 2004 330ci with 97K the service engine soon light just when on so i brought it to "the dealer" they pulled the code and came up with fault code 2882 and 2883 both bath fuel trim lean...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,556
Posted By joebe
oil burner

wow that is a drastic change! at 145K how much do you put into it per year for maintenance? did you change the timing belt? I have 90K on my 2004 and they tell me I should change the belt. I will...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,556
Posted By joebe
tired of all this oil burning

thank you for all your post its nice knowing I am not alone on this oil consumption issue. Its sad that a high end vehicle should have to be subjected to this kind of thing. I am still putting in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By joebe
Thanks for your reply and all the great...

Thanks for your reply and all the great information, yeah sounds like it could be a nightmare - Im glad its done and everything seems fine for now.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By joebe
coolant leaking

thanks for all the replies/info, yeah it was the expansion tank, I had the dealer do it today because I needed the car for a long drive tomorrow. $450 plus tax ! not sure I got the best deal:tsk:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By joebe
Dont think I hit any curbs but the coolant light...

Dont think I hit any curbs but the coolant light started going on and off about a week ago , the fluid levels were fine, now the leaking occured. I do see that its leaking toward the bottom. bringing...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By joebe
Thanks for the reply, yeah heard about the...

Thanks for the reply, yeah heard about the expansion tanks going bad ,will have to have it checked out.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By joebe
coolant leaking today

:cry:I have a 2004 330ci with 85K , my coolant light came on and off a few days ago and today saw some fluid/coolant leaking when parked on the bottom. have to bring it in for repairs, what can it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,556
Posted By joebe
burning too much oil

Thanks again for the info! interesting stuff. My relative has a 01 330Ci with 50K and does not burn any oil yet. The dealer will tell you its Normal for BMWs to burn oil but 1 quart ervery 2K or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,556
Posted By joebe
burning too much oil

ScottZHP Thanks for your reply and information. this can become quite complicated and expensive ! hopefully I will be able to troubleshoot and find the issue if there is one.
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