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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By mrg325i
Firestone alignment was Dec of 2012. Long past...

Firestone alignment was Dec of 2012.
Long past due for an alignment.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By mrg325i
I will take it back to Firestone.

I will take it back to Firestone.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By mrg325i
It is canted to the left just a tad. Firestone...

It is canted to the left just a tad. Firestone did the last alignment. They did the best that they could do and that was last spring.
Do I take it back to Firestone? This started happening after...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By mrg325i
Steering Angle Sensor. I guess that I will have...

Steering Angle Sensor. I guess that I will have to visit the stealer.
Took the car to Car-X to have the codes checked. I received an 5E5B and an 5E43 code.
He reset the light but it came on again...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By mrg325i
Not yet but I plan on doing so soon. Is it the...

Not yet but I plan on doing so soon.
Is it the sensors or the control module? I was hoping that a reader would tell me which wheel was causing the problem.
I am going through the Bentley manual at...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By mrg325i
Amber DSC/Brake Light

I have the dreaded amber DSC/break light error.
Is there a reader available to read the codes. I have a Peake tool but it does not show any error codes. Any suggestions (other that the stealer). ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-23-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Cab
Views: 254
Posted By mrg325i
They said that the rear main seal was leaking,...

They said that the rear main seal was leaking, CAB's were bad, A pillar cloth is coming off (I knew that) and several other things. $$$. I am planning to do a brake job and will be checking them...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-23-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Cab
Views: 254
Posted By mrg325i
Cab

I replaced my CAB's shortly after purchasing my 330Ci, two years ago. I installed the Meyle heavy duty CAB's along with new Lemforder ZHP control arms.
I took my car to the stealer this last week...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-23-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By mrg325i
Another source for information along with a kit...

Another source for information along with a kit would be ECS Tuning and Bavarian Auto. I purchased this kit and it worked just fine for me.
Good luck getting the Oil Separator valve out from...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By mrg325i
Wonderful cars. I am having a lot of fun with...

Wonderful cars. I am having a lot of fun with mine. :rofl:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By mrg325i
Thank you. I will keep that in mind (what's left...

Thank you. I will keep that in mind (what's left of it).
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By mrg325i
I have a rotor that is binding against the...

I have a rotor that is binding against the caliper and causing a slight grinding and vibration. It goes away after several revolutions of the tire and returns once you start applying the brakes. It...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By mrg325i
Brake replacement time

I am planning on replacing my front brakes soon and I had a question. I have a 01 330Ci with 90K miles.
I have a warped rotor and plan on replacing the rotors, pads, wear sensors along with the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By mrg325i
Do not put 18x8, style 162 on the back. They...

Do not put 18x8, style 162 on the back. They will rub.
Replaced a set of E90 wheels for a set designed for the E46. No more rub.
Happy sailing again. :rofl:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,872
Posted By mrg325i
Congratulations on a job well done. The manual...

Congratulations on a job well done.
The manual is a blast in the twisties along with getting onto the interstate.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By mrg325i
Thank you for the thought and pray for those...

Thank you for the thought and pray for those still serving. I served and do not regret it.
It is the price that we have to pay to keep our country free. Shake the hand of a service man or woman...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By mrg325i
I changed my CVV a couple of months ago and had...

I changed my CVV a couple of months ago and had the same goop. My drain to the dip stick was clogged as well.
After driving the car for several months, all of the goop is gone. The goop is caused...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By mrg325i
That was the recommendation from Autozone. MAF...

That was the recommendation from Autozone. MAF and oxygen sensor. Autozone is trying to sell you their MAF and oxygen sensors. Yes my MAF is old and due to be replaced. I am looking for other...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By mrg325i
I am still thinking that I should throw my tools...

I am still thinking that I should throw my tools in the river.
All back together now and running fine. Replaced the air spreader and the vacuum line between the fuel tank purge valve and the air...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By mrg325i
It looks like the air spreader has been repaired...

It looks like the air spreader has been repaired before. Time for a new one.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By mrg325i
I do not think that JB weld would work. Another...

I do not think that JB weld would work. Another piece of vacuum line may. I am done for tonight, I will try again tomorrow.
I would like to thank everyone for their help.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By mrg325i
Yes I did. Do I have to remove the intake to...

Yes I did. Do I have to remove the intake to replace this line?
Looking at the ECS page and chose the wrong valve. It is the Fuel Tank Breather valve.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By mrg325i
I am still taking my tools and throwing them in...

I am still taking my tools and throwing them in the river.
Found several problems. I broke the air distributor and the hose leading from the Vacuum Control Valve and the intake manifold. Does this...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By mrg325i
They are about the size of a pencil. CVV? ...

They are about the size of a pencil. CVV?
Maybe I need to look at the CVV again. They look like they came off of the throttle body. There are four of them that are the same size.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By mrg325i
I just found 4 small O-rings underneath the car. ...

I just found 4 small O-rings underneath the car. I believe they may be from the throttle body.
One more time. Is there a good picture of exactly where they go? RealOEM does not list them.
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