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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,865
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
Probably not. But there is some connection...

Probably not. But there is some connection between the symptoms and radio. Sorry I can't provide more assistance. gordo
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,865
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
In my post above, the issue was sourced to the...

In my post above, the issue was sourced to the Dennison ICE (ipod emulator) add on. I disconnected the ICE from its CD changer connector, e.g., returning to factory configuration, and everything was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,204
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
This firm does not guarantee their used parts....

This firm does not guarantee their used parts. The website promises a 2 year full guarantee but it is worthless.

My brother bought a throttle body for his Jaguar XK8, which was defective. He...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
OK, thx. This is first time workingw/ these...

OK, thx. This is first time workingw/ these connectors. The movement made me think there should be an O ring in there; but none came out, and FSM shows none in the exploded views.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
Power Steering connector Advice Needed

There is some in and out movement after the PS line connector snapped onto the fitting. The line is new. Is this normal?

The FSM does not call for an O-ring; but it feels like it could use one....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
Yes... This occurance has happened only once. A...

Yes... This occurance has happened only once. A cold startup and the engine shook like crazy. After a minute or so, the engine stop misfiring and has run smoothly ever since. However, it did leave...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
Misfire codes for Cyls #2#3#5 No Check Eng Light

Cold startup sometimes results in erratic idle condition and shaking engine.

Peak Reader shows Misfire codes for Cyls #2; #3; and #5,

There was No Check Eng Light displayed

After warm...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,175
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
I didn't think the Business CD headunit in an...

I didn't think the Business CD headunit in an 2001 could be retrofitted w/ a BMW aux input like that for an iPod. Is it the power supply or the audio output?

My guess its something used to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,134
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
http://gordonrichards.net/BMW/frontqtr.1.JPG ...

http://gordonrichards.net/BMW/frontqtr.1.JPG

14x8 ASA AR-1 w/ Pirelli Zero Neros add a nice contrast w/ help from blackout grill surround (OEM chrome bars) side markers and corner lights. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
If you have a problem locating the leak(s), rent...

If you have a problem locating the leak(s), rent a coolant system pressure tester from one of the Autozone type stores. Make sure you have a full complement of cap adapters.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
Agree with Starless. Check first to insure its...

Agree with Starless. Check first to insure its the radiator, and not the expansion tank on the side of the radiator.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-27-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
Agree with previous suggestions. Find a...

Agree with previous suggestions. Find a different BMW shop to give you a second opinion. There are plenty around everywhere... and DO NOT add the miracle radiator stop leak.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-27-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,162
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
Get an alignment. If there is another suspension...

Get an alignment. If there is another suspension part going bad, and you discover it then, even better. But there is not that much to adjust, other than the toe.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-27-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
If you are talking about the day/night function...

If you are talking about the day/night function of the interior rearview mirror...AFAIK, disintegration of the chromatic fluid inside the mirror membrane is a common problem associated with the age...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,493
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
I replaced the mirror in my Jag over two years...

I replaced the mirror in my Jag over two years ago. No problems with the replacement. Keep the chromatic function of the electronic mirror. Much better than a manual. gordo
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,493
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
They rebuild our old mirrors... Jag, BMW, and...

They rebuild our old mirrors... Jag, BMW, and others. You take yours off, and send it to them. If they have a replacement ready, they send it to you; otherwise they rebuild your unit and send it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-29-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
Dude.. with all this hammering and heavy...

Dude.. with all this hammering and heavy equipment being used to pull your fan... Be sure to cut some cardboard and fit it over your radiator. You'll thank me later.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-13-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,493
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
The same leaking mirror issue has been a major...

The same leaking mirror issue has been a major problem for Jaguar 1997-2002 models. Mirrors manufactured by Donnelly in Europe (merged into Magna, the giant OEM auto parts suppier). Also the same...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
No problems with mine. I used the P46 unit from...

No problems with mine. I used the P46 unit from Streetwerks.

Some members claim the cutoff is not clean, but I have been happy with the results. It sure beats an OEM retro fit at $1200 or even...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
If you already have projector lenses, then you...

If you already have projector lenses, then you probably have xenon lamps. If you are unsure, ask somebody who knows. It is very easy to see the curvature of the reflector/lens bucket and the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
If you put HID kits into a standard reflector...

If you put HID kits into a standard reflector lens headlight housing, you will blind on-coming traffic. To properly utilize Xenon systems, you need to change out your headlight assy buckets to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
I think you are asking a lot of questions at...

I think you are asking a lot of questions at once; which leads me to believe you need to do a little more basic research on the subject.

The best place I have found for help on xenon lights and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
Do you have an ICE aka IceLink Dennison iPod...

Do you have an ICE aka IceLink Dennison iPod connector?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
There is not very much complicated stuff behind...

There is not very much complicated stuff behind the panel except the window mechanisms. You can wiggle everything around by hand and you will almost certainly find the culprit.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,403
Posted By gordo325xiwagon
Are you looking to replace the damaged wheel? If...

Are you looking to replace the damaged wheel? If so, what type is it? Or are you just looking for new used wheels?
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