Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 196
Search took 0.29 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Tommy D
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Tommy D
Pink/purple color means the bulb needs to be...

Pink/purple color means the bulb needs to be replaced. Check your connections for corrosion.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 639
Posted By Tommy D
Did you check www.cars.com and www.autotrader.com...

Did you check www.cars.com and www.autotrader.com and the classifieds here? http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=8
Bob is right, tougher to find a nice coupe these days, and it would...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Tommy D
For stone chips, I scrap the area with a razor...

For stone chips, I scrap the area with a razor blade to remove the rust to bare metal and apply a small drop of touchup paint.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Tommy D
The cowl piece that contacts the windshield? No,...

The cowl piece that contacts the windshield? No, only cosmetic.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Tommy D
Low refrigerant from a leak or faulty water valve...

Low refrigerant from a leak or faulty water valve is my guess.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Tommy D
IMO, unless the plastic fan blades are cracked...

IMO, unless the plastic fan blades are cracked and the clutch is shot, would I replace it. With the car off, spin the fan by hand, if it moves a quarter revolution, your fine. If it spins freely or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 476
Posted By Tommy D
I'd bet it's one of the parts you didn't replace,...

I'd bet it's one of the parts you didn't replace, (water pump or thermostat), usually others replace everything at once so your not paying labor to keep going back in, unless you DIY of course.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Tommy D
No, it's been held at Ripken Stadium in...

No, it's been held at
Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Maryland for many years.
Most probably the same venue.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By Tommy D
Regulator Cable probably popped out of the...

Regulator Cable probably popped out of the bracket. Take the inner door panel off to confirm.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Tommy D
So it's either the head unit is faulty or it's...

So it's either the head unit is faulty or it's the cassette adapter.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Tommy D
Try ejecting and reinserting the adapter a few...

Try ejecting and reinserting the adapter a few times, and or check the plug into your ipod or phone to see if it is fully seated.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Tommy D
My suggestion is to be patient. The nut on the...

My suggestion is to be patient.
The nut on the throttle body clamp is mounted towards the firewall and I found a small open wrench turning at 1/8 turns got it loose enough to remove. Took me a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By Tommy D
You can but not that one, you need a 32mm wrench...

You can but not that one, you need a 32mm wrench for turn the fan clutch nut, that kits uses a 36 & 40mm if I read it correctly.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By Tommy D
Your going to drive around with broken springs?

Your going to drive around with broken springs?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Tommy D
Any of the vendors on this site will have what...

Any of the vendors on this site will have what you need, I use www.fcpeuro.com and www.ecstuning.com, but there are more.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Tommy D
Blue line on the Middle inlet nipple

Blue line on the Middle inlet nipple
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 766
Posted By Tommy D
For the washer pump your fine, I just threw one...

For the washer pump your fine, I just threw one in my car. Paid like $6 for it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 766
Posted By Tommy D
http://www.oembimmerparts.com/default.asp ...

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/default.asp

www.fcpeuro.com
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-27-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Tommy D
Hard to tell you without looking at the car. ...

Hard to tell you without looking at the car. Most likely the expansion tank. But can you get back under the car and take a pic of the underside of that and hoses?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Tommy D
Posting at the same time, but see above. The...

Posting at the same time, but see above. The switch clips has been known to separate over time at the bottom, and a little epoxy will hold it together.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Tommy D
Can you test to see if you hear at only a certain...

Can you test to see if you hear at only a certain speed?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By Tommy D
By crack in the "case", are you talking about the...

By crack in the "case", are you talking about the headlight assembly itself or is the crack on the front lens?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Tommy D
That's what I used, a black sharpie.

That's what I used, a black sharpie.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,760
Posted By Tommy D
Yes, the head could be warped. I'd pass on that...

Yes, the head could be warped. I'd pass on that car and look from something with fewer issues if I were you. Heed the advice from other experienced owners. Check engine light could be anything you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 897
Posted By Tommy D
Leases are for affording a new car for a very low...

Leases are for affording a new car for a very low payment. The E46's are already depreciated. So you'll be taking a loan out at your local credit union for a low interest payment after your down...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 196

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:35 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms