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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,971
Posted By catso
Has anyone actually had their questionable airbag...

Has anyone actually had their questionable airbag replaced yet? I received the notice letter today, and it says that BMW NA does not have the parts yet, but will notify me when they become...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By catso
Electrical connection most likely, or a very weak...

Electrical connection most likely, or a very weak battery, or possibly a bad starter, maybe even the ignition switch or neutral safety switch.
Start with your battery terminals, then check your...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-15-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By catso
Sounds great guys! Keep up the good work!:thumbup:

Sounds great guys! Keep up the good work!:thumbup:
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-13-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By catso
Have you adjusted the valves correctly? Maybe...

Have you adjusted the valves correctly? Maybe your timing belt is not on correctly?
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-13-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By catso
I'm not sure of what "sensor" you are referring...

I'm not sure of what "sensor" you are referring to. Have you made sure that all your electrical connections and ground connections to the engine are good?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By catso
Good luck.

Good luck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By catso
Maybe you should not talk to them, have your...

Maybe you should not talk to them, have your attorney do it for you.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-07-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By catso
Correct, the crank sensor or "pulse sensor" is...

Correct, the crank sensor or "pulse sensor" is supposed to have approximately 540 ohms (+ or - 54 ohms). If you replace it, buy OEM, not cheap aftermarket. The gap between the sensor and the toothed...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-06-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By catso
To start with, check for spark out of the coil,...

To start with, check for spark out of the coil, if you don't have any you may want to look at the crank position sensor or its wiring or the coil wire itself. If you do have spark, check your cap and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-06-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By catso
So keep the car and have it fixed if you can.

So keep the car and have it fixed if you can.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-23-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By catso
No reset, but you need to figure out whether it's...

No reset, but you need to figure out whether it's an ignition or fuel delivery problem. Start by seeing whether you have spark at the plugs. Remember the basics: fuel, air, ignition, and a major...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 08-17-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By catso
Always the weakest part of the ignition...

Always the weakest part of the ignition system....:mad:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By catso
I looked and found an old rear window regulator I...

I looked and found an old rear window regulator I had, but unfortunately it did not have the old plastic roller on it. I do have an extra front door regulator, but I dont know if the rollers from...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By catso
I have an old one somewhere, I will measure it...

I have an old one somewhere, I will measure it today and post the results.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-12-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By catso
If I recall correctly, I did need to make some...

If I recall correctly, I did need to make some adjustments; positioning of the roller on the regulator metal frame, and I needed to slightly bend the roller position for proper glass clearance. It...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-12-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By catso
I used "Prime-Line D-1765 1 1/4" Patio door...

I used "Prime-Line D-1765 1 1/4" Patio door replacement rollers, but it appears that any of the rollers pictured could be used in the modification.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By catso
I replaced my plastic rollers with brass...

I replaced my plastic rollers with brass ball-bearing patio door rollers I bought at Lowes. Cost me 4 bucks for two of them and they work like a charm.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By catso
Yes, somehow I didn't catch that.

Yes, somehow I didn't catch that.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By catso
And if it's a manual transmission car you must...

And if it's a manual transmission car you must have the clutch pedal depressed.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By catso
I only had one key, so I purchased a "valet" key...

I only had one key, so I purchased a "valet" key (no remote functions) from the dealer. It solved the start problem and only cost about $60.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By catso
I had a similar problem some time back and it...

I had a similar problem some time back and it turned out to be the key.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By catso
More than likely your regulator needs replacing....

More than likely your regulator needs replacing. Sometimes the wire and clips can be replaced, but the guides and rollers also wear and get distorted over time. It's an easy DIY replacement, but make...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 08-07-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By catso
So, what was the misfiring caused by?:dunno:

So, what was the misfiring caused by?:dunno:
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-05-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By catso
Sounds electrical; check all the battery and...

Sounds electrical; check all the battery and ground connections an inspect the cables for corrosion under the insulation. Check the fuses too, one by one. They are known to be very problematic.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By catso
You can look up answers like these on:...

You can look up answers like these on: www.RealOEM.com (http://www.RealOEM.com)
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