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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By RCorney
#1: Only reason I went to the dealer was so they...

#1: Only reason I went to the dealer was so they can fix my air bag. I expected their quote on services... really don't like going there; has yet to be a pleasant experience. I'm always amazed at...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By RCorney
smolck: I'm almost certain I did get the copper...

smolck: I'm almost certain I did get the copper washers on both, but can't remember for sure. Bought the kit from OEMBimmerParts. Thanks for the tip though.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By RCorney
Thanks FastBob, I can always count on you to let...

Thanks FastBob, I can always count on you to let me know I bought the 'wrong' car... Yes, I am aware of the expired warranty and the ticking time bomb that it is... however, it runs great, I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By RCorney
OFHG and Vanos feeder time to replace again?

I replaced my OFHG and VANOS feeder hose at 112k miles 4 years ago. After bringing my car in for the air bag replacement they noted both were leaking and required replacement.

Admitedly, I do top...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,259
Posted By RCorney
Having similar problem. Brought my car in...

Having similar problem. Brought my car in yesterday for smog. Evap and duke mgmt system did not run. Drove it for 10 minutes at roughly 65-75 mph this morning before test. Evap ran but fuel mgmt...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By RCorney
Clicking Sound at start

I'm hunting down the dreaded P0171, P0174 in addition to P1346, P1348 misfire in cylinders 3 & 4.
Found the upper boot torn just behind the MAF/ airbox and will be replacing that along with the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-05-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,512
Posted By RCorney
Thanks. This is on my to do list today. Hunting...

Thanks. This is on my to do list today. Hunting down a vacuum leak this weekend I searched high and low and no clear culprit could be found. The underside of my engine is a mess though; lots of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By RCorney
My experience was a busted steering pump. Plenty...

My experience was a busted steering pump. Plenty of fluid in the res, noisy turns at first but then no PS shortly thereafter. I recall it being a fairly straight forward repair...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,512
Posted By RCorney
Recently, I've been getting the low coolant light...

Recently, I've been getting the low coolant light again. I've been topping off regularly, but recently it seems to be holding. I see small puddles at work and in garage periodically.
As read in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-23-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By RCorney
gremlin apparently exited the car......

gremlin apparently exited the car... miraculously, working again. I'm guessing keys did not spend enough time in ignition for recharge?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By RCorney
GoForth: thank you, I've read that page and see...

GoForth: thank you, I've read that page and see only where it says my auth dealer can program my key to sync with my key.
FastBob: I've got two keys, same issue with both on the unlocking problem. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By RCorney
That's kind of what I was afraid of hearing......

That's kind of what I was afraid of hearing... but was hopeful since it has worked fine before and it's only recently that my 'regular' key has been moving the seat and mirrors to Seat Memory #2.
It...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By RCorney
how to program key

I've read through the wiki and read through some other posts (and even searched the maual) but have not found 'how' to program my key to change the seat location, mirrors, etc. I just see that one...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By RCorney
Thanks fast bob. Will do! I looked for 0000...

Thanks fast bob. Will do! I looked for 0000 wool late last night to no avail. Good suggestion. Pass side was missing dust caps[emoji53]
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By RCorney
Photos of drivers side inside lining/ rotor. I...

Photos of drivers side inside lining/ rotor. I believe I had a sticking caliper pin which may have caused the uneven wear?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By RCorney
I should have clarified; I revived a two year old...

I should have clarified; I revived a two year old thread I started rather than start a new one. The problem I was having now was awful grinding and I was surprised to have this happen so 'soon'.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By RCorney
Is 2 years and 33k miles too fast to go through...

Is 2 years and 33k miles too fast to go through brakes for my daily commuter? Replaced pads and rotors with Textar and Sebro. Drivers side front grinding something awful! No warning light. Car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 1,308,476
Posted By RCorney
Mark- you're gonna love it.. just be ready to fix...

Mark- you're gonna love it.. just be ready to fix and maintain it... great mileage, but my experience (I bought an 03 with approximately the same mileage) was the life expectancy of some of the parts...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By RCorney
headlight color

Last night I noticed my right headlight appeared to be more of a pink / red color as opposed to the normal bright white that my xenon's put out. I'm afraid to find out what the repair is since my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By RCorney
Replaced FSU and fan works again for me. Thanks...

Replaced FSU and fan works again for me. Thanks to Starless and the wiki I'm able to fix these sort of things.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By RCorney
HVAC fan inoperable

My fan seems to have quit working altogether. I did not get the cricket sounds as the Wiki speaks to, not did I get the erratic fan speed. I did replace the heater control valve which fixed my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By RCorney
Fuse not "afire". (Darn auto correct) ...

Fuse not "afire". (Darn auto correct)


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By RCorney
Really? Huh, thought it was afire going bad or...

Really? Huh, thought it was afire going bad or the master lock button shorting. Thanks for the tip.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-08-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By RCorney
Central locking all by itself

Weird thing happened tonight on the way home; my doors locked and unlocked while driving on its own on about every 10 seconds. Did Christie take over my car or is there a simple fuse to switch out?...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By RCorney
Slow oil leak

While replacing my heater valve this past week I noticed oil on the pass side of engine in the little nodules just below the OFHG. I thought I cleaned those all out after replacing the gasket many...
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