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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-17-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By wdaveweaver
No HUD in the E46 - correct?

No HUD in the E46 - correct?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-17-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By wdaveweaver
Beware that Pilkington does not always work if...

Beware that Pilkington does not always work if you have the rain sensor. I had mine replaced with an offical Pilkington (non BMW logo) glass a couple years back and the sensor has not worked since. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By wdaveweaver
Wow that's way over priced. I did mine in just...

Wow that's way over priced. I did mine in just under an hour for everything. Most of the time was spent rechecking all of the bolts on the valve body for the proper torque. Yes, the Valve body...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,674
Posted By wdaveweaver
Easy to do in your driveway with simple tools. ...

Easy to do in your driveway with simple tools. Save yourself the $196 and have some extra beer money at the end of the day. Plus you get to know that it's done right and learn a bit about your car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,791
Posted By wdaveweaver
I use the Valvoline Max ATF (red bottle) and have...

I use the Valvoline Max ATF (red bottle) and have for over 50K miles in mine with zero issues. Changed it out again recently when I replaced my TCC solenoid. Get it at Walmart as you can get it for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By wdaveweaver
If cold is affecting it then it's the TCC...

If cold is affecting it then it's the TCC solenoid. I had the same exact issues, only when it was cold out and the problem is the seals in the solenoid shrink in the cold causing it to stick. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-07-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By wdaveweaver
Correct and that is where the TCC solenoid comes...

Correct and that is where the TCC solenoid comes into play. You are right, it was in gear, just not transferring the torque to the transmission.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-07-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By wdaveweaver
Dave, Sometimes it wouldn't shift fully into...

Dave,

Sometimes it wouldn't shift fully into 1st and coming off a stop light it would rev up and not move. I'm using the Valvoline Max ATF (SYN) and it's safe on the GM trans. Getting the BMW...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-06-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By wdaveweaver
Update - Replaced TCC Solenoid!!

Quick update:

For a while I've been experiencing an issue with my 04' StepTronic (auto tranny) the GM Tranny A5S-390R. The issue was only presented in cold weather when the temperature was 45 and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By wdaveweaver
You should have been able to tell if it was...

You should have been able to tell if it was charging the first time as the can will get cold as it flows into the system.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-04-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By wdaveweaver
No such thing as an 02' 335xi, do you mean 330xi?...

No such thing as an 02' 335xi, do you mean 330xi?

What do you have now, Xenon or Halogen Projectors?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By wdaveweaver
My buddy has the same exact issue on his 05' 330I...

My buddy has the same exact issue on his 05' 330I and we've flushed the brake fluid with no help. This is what I found on replacing them as BMW service said the same when he took it to them for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By wdaveweaver
One tip I forgot to mention for those that are...

One tip I forgot to mention for those that are replacing their pump. Put the new seal around the pump assembly and do not seat it at the top before you try to reinstall in the tank. The pump will...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By wdaveweaver
Thanks Bob.

Thanks Bob.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By wdaveweaver
Siemens (oem) with the VDO seal - all from Max at...

Siemens (oem) with the VDO seal - all from Max at oembimmerparts.com as usual.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By wdaveweaver
Talking Replaced Fuel Pump - SUPER EASY - That is all!!!

Guys,

Just wanted to update you that I decided to tackle some routine maintenance this weekend and replace my stock Fuel Pump as I now have 107K on the clock and I wanted to make sure and do it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By wdaveweaver
Will it stick to the metal?

Will it stick to the metal?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By wdaveweaver
Black Window Trim Touchup?

For those with the ZHP's out there, that have the Black Window Drip rails and trim. Have you touched up rock chips and if so what paint code to use?

Have a few on both sides that I need to simply...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By wdaveweaver
As stated pull codes first, but it's probably...

As stated pull codes first, but it's probably your IAC valve and it needs cleaning. Since it runs fine after warm-up that is my guess.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-16-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 22,443
Posted By wdaveweaver
Guys I'm going through this same problem now and...

Guys I'm going through this same problem now and I have INPA and have reset/reinitialized the sensor to no avail. I had the windshield replaced with a Pilkington (OEM manufacturer) and it came with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By wdaveweaver
Haha - I know. A buddy of mine owns a late 60's...

Haha - I know. A buddy of mine owns a late 60's Boss mustang with the cobra jet 429. The motor fits so tight against the shock towers the service manual for ford actually says to drill a hole in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By wdaveweaver
Thanks for the reminder. I've got lifetime...

Thanks for the reminder. I've got lifetime alignments at Firestone as I went ahead and purchased it a couple of years ago and it's paid off several times now. They're just down the street from my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-05-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By wdaveweaver
Well boys all done!!!! Actually, not as hard as...

Well boys all done!!!! Actually, not as hard as I thought and finished everything up Friday evening. Man that damn pan was dirty on the outside and took quite a cleaning. Bottom end of the motor...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By wdaveweaver
Are you running the stock radio and BT? I'm on...

Are you running the stock radio and BT? I'm on an iPhone 5 and updated the IOS to 8.2 last week and have had zero issues. :dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By wdaveweaver
BMW Maintenance Weekend

Since we have Friday off at my company this weekend was a perfect opportunity to get under the Bimmer and get some maintenance done, before it get's too unbearably hot here in Houston. Starting...
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