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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-29-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 28,443
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: 505
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
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: 505
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: 1,849
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: 1,849
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: 1,849
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: 1,849
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: 1,849
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: 1,849
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: 1,849
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: 1,849
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: 1,849
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: 543
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,849
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: 543
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: 543
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: 1,849
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: 1,849
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...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,849
Posted By klixtokw
Car will not crank when key is turned

My car has been working witout any problem. I came home 3 days ago with car working fine and parked the car for 2 days. On the third day I went to turn the key and no action watsoever not even a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By klixtokw
E46 vert battery

Thanks Tom. My has also died and I priced the H7 at walmart in May of this year and it was close to $75. I can't believe it has gone up in price. By the way how did you determine that this is the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,504
Posted By klixtokw
TDD, you are right I didn't even notice his...

TDD,
you are right I didn't even notice his location, but I see you are in my location.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,504
Posted By klixtokw
Fluid fill

jOURDAN,
can you fill the hydraulic reservoir with the unit in place on the car? Can you also check the fluid level while installed? Are you in Florida?
James
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-05-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,504
Posted By klixtokw
UJOURDAN, you are right the pump does cost...

UJOURDAN,
you are right the pump does cost $1200 now from a dealer. You goy a super deal even EBay does not have that now. The lowest I have seen is $600 and sold immediately. You are also right...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,504
Posted By klixtokw
BLCH, I have not done it yet but here how its...

BLCH,
I have not done it yet but here how its done:
1. go to the pump on the drivers side of the trunk and remove the upper part of the sound insulation. See the link posted here by jourdan to see...
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