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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,996
Posted By checho
Best ways to increase power

I was wondering what were some of the best ways to increase power with the E46's.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By checho
Thumbs up AH HAAAAA! all i need was a recharge! Went got...

AH HAAAAA! all i need was a recharge! Went got the r 134 loaded it in the parking lot and instant ice coming out! Thanks smolck for the advice. The gauge just read it was low on freon seemed to be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,006
Posted By checho
Yea or the oil smell could be getting sucked into...

Yea or the oil smell could be getting sucked into the a/c via the engine if the VGC is leaking. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ww8qc3Y4BxA[/URL] thats a great DIY on how to do it and it will save you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,006
Posted By checho
How many miles on the car? Have you ever changed...

How many miles on the car? Have you ever changed the valve cover? I just changed mine last week that was leaking and when i took it out it was hard as a rock. I had oil in my engine that leaked and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By checho
The belt at the front of the compressor is...

The belt at the front of the compressor is spinning when the car is on and when i run the a/c full blast. Also when the car is off the clutch spins freely when i turn it by hand. So i hope that is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By checho
I also just looked at the compressor and it has...

I also just looked at the compressor and it has oil build up on it form the leak above it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By checho
I also checked the fuses and they are all good....

I also checked the fuses and they are all good. and its not some stupid mistake that I dont have it on the 3 blue dot setting.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By checho
Well Im not getting any sort of cold air coming...

Well Im not getting any sort of cold air coming out of the system. the car had an oil leak due to the old valve cover gasket that I replaced last week. I was told it had to be leaking freon out of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By checho
DIY freon leak? Is it possible?

Is there anyway to do a DIY in your a/c system for a freon leak?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By checho
Rough start on cold engine.

Over the past two weeks I have replaced the Valve Gasket Cover and a bad spark plug in cylinder four that was probably do to the bad gasket and had some oil leaking in. Now when I start my car in the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By checho
Is this a correct sealant?

Is this a correct sealant?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By checho
DIY. for sure. 60 bucks or a couple hundred not a...

DIY. for sure. 60 bucks or a couple hundred not a hard choice. Makes me a little more proud to drive my car knowing i keep it running with my own two hands. BUT one more question...Do I have to drain...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By checho
the side of the 02 sensors. so if im facing the...

the side of the 02 sensors. so if im facing the engine looking down the left side and the front of it too. I replaced a spark plug earlier this week and there was oil around the base of the plug. so...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,795
Posted By checho
My car did the same and it was a misfire. Go to...

My car did the same and it was a misfire. Go to autozone and they will plug into the computer and give u all the codes for free and it will tell u if you have a cylinder misfiring. Which if it is its...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By checho
Vavle cover Gasket

I have a 2002 325I with 104,000 and and loosing oil the bottom of my engine looks a mess covered in oil. Im pretty sure its the Valve Cover Gasket. Would this be pretty typical the this vehicle and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By checho
Ground strap on coil 6 / Oxygen sensor

What would happen if the ground strap on the 6th coil was not attached but left hanging? I had my spark plugs changed a couple months***65279; back by a mechanic and now im miss firing again so i...
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