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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By venzon
After I said this, I knew I'll be hit with...

After I said this, I knew I'll be hit with this question. lol. Tune up for me means cleaning stuff such as; maf, icv, tb, etc. Replacing air filter, spark plugs, fuel filter, and perhaps ccv....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By venzon
Car will not stay running

I searched and can't find exact symptoms. 2004 330i zhp, the engine was warm. Car started but will not stay running if I let go of the gas or even press the gas. The engine will not rev when I press...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By venzon
At 83k miles, you are about due for major...

At 83k miles, you are about due for major maintenance repair such as; cooling system, suspension, etc. Of course your Indy will tell you to keep the car, after all you are paying him to do the work,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By venzon
I had the same issue with my daughter's 2000 328i...

I had the same issue with my daughter's 2000 328i awhile back. This was when I did a lot of work with the car that took me 2 months to do (no time). When I first started the car, it will not rev and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By venzon
Hard shift out park

I searched and couldn't find similar issue. My daughter's 2000 328i auto is hard to shift out from park to reverse. There is a thump, feels like the tranny is under load which isn't. If I push the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By venzon
Scan tool recommendations

I searched and couldnít really find the answer Iím looking for. I want our cars to automatically lock when driven. Dealer charges $120 for each car to program the key. With my searched, I found that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By venzon
OP, did you resolve the issue?

OP, did you resolve the issue?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By venzon
I use Valvoline QT-ATF Max Life VV324 for my cars...

I use Valvoline QT-ATF Max Life VV324 for my cars all GM trannys. Works perfect for me $5/qt.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By venzon
Check your DISA. Same symptoms when DISA failed...

Check your DISA. Same symptoms when DISA failed on my 330i.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By venzon
Thanks, that's why I don't want to replace the...

Thanks, that's why I don't want to replace the CPS because there's no SES light.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By venzon
Hard Start when warm

I've search and didn't really find any resolutions. My '00 540ia M62tu engine is hard to start when warm like when the temperature needle is at 8 to 10 o'clock positions. No problem starting when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,777
Posted By venzon
Always nice to get an update. Check the bleeder...

Always nice to get an update. Check the bleeder screw also.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By venzon
I use the same ATF without problems. Not sure...

I use the same ATF without problems. Not sure about the studder, do you have this issue before ATF change? Did you warm up the tranny prior to refill. Not sure if your car has a dipstick?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By venzon
There is a fuse (not sure what it is called) on...

There is a fuse (not sure what it is called) on the positive battery cable that will disable power in the event of an accident. It can't be reset so you need to get a new. If this is the culprit, you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By venzon
1 gal of coolant and 1 gal of distilled water mix...

1 gal of coolant and 1 gal of distilled water mix them in an empty clean container.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By venzon
Guide rails and osv were about to explode....

Guide rails and osv were about to explode. Original project was to do the tc guide rails and osv only since vanos seals were not available at the time. I started the project labor day weekend last...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By venzon
Thanks! Yes, I saw on the Vanos forum that we...

Thanks! Yes, I saw on the Vanos forum that we were both waiting for the seals to be available on the market. Just my observation; @ 182k miles, my timing chain is still in perfect condition (did not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By venzon
M62TU vanos seals replacement results

I just wanted to share with you the results after replacing my m62tu vanos seals and tc guide rails. Iíve decided to do the seals (at 182k miles) mainly due to the cold start rattle noise. Below is...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-26-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By venzon
Greetings from SoCal

Greetings to all!

My name is Peter from sunny Southern California. I've been browsing this site for years and didn't realized that I wasn't a registered member until today when I tried to share...
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