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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By Blue34m50
No A/C

I have no A/C in my E46. I had the system vacuumed and check for leaks and was none. Then I tried to charge it and took only one can 12 oz and with the engine running I had about 50 psi and same at...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By Blue34m50
Fuel Consumption

My 325i 2001 has 220,000 miles but the cylinder compression is perfect. The fuel consumption got worse the past few months from 460 to 390 miles per tank. I changed spark plugs, fuel filter and air...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Blue34m50
Fuel Consumption

It is 2001 and has 220000 miles. The tank gave me 460 miles and the slowly went down to 390 miles per tank. The check engine lite is off and there is not any noticeable change in driving. What can...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-12-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Blue34m50
blown by gases

Hi everyone!

I notice when I open the oil feel top the engine is not working right and there is a pressure blown gases like at the exhaust tail pipe. With the top on the engine sound and working...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Blue34m50
Finally the problem was solved guys. It was the...

Finally the problem was solved guys. It was the mid grade gas. I use a high quality gas and so far the clutch works like new. Thanks for your replies.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-28-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Blue34m50
The flywheel is the original. After I release the...

The flywheel is the original. After I release the clutch the car do not shake at all. Only the moment before full release of the clutch, the car is shaking. Then, I accelerate fast and it has no...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-28-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Blue34m50
clutch problem

My 2001 325i developed a problem lately after a new clutch was replaced 10 months ago. The car jerks just before I release fully the clutch. Sometime the car shakes a lot and sometimes a little and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-20-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,266
Posted By Blue34m50
Done it and no leaks. The trick was gasket sealer...

Done it and no leaks. The trick was gasket sealer to the half moon cutouts all around and on the valve gasket at the same places. I saw the procedure on youtube.com.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Blue34m50
yesterday the car didnt start for good with a...

yesterday the car didnt start for good with a full tank. I ordered a fuel pump which comes with level sensor as one unit for $145 and the instruction is very easy. The filter is new and I have no...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-08-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Blue34m50
Engine Stalled

Hi everyone!

My 325i, 2001 stalled twice the past month. When the low gas light came on the engine stalled in a mile. With gas in the tank started with no problem. The reserve has 2.1 gallons. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-01-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By Blue34m50
Oil Leak

Hi everyone!

My 325i, 2001 has a pressure on the valve cover breather outlet when I block it for few seconds. Is it normal or
I need new valve seals? I have an oil leak under the breather hose...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-29-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,266
Posted By Blue34m50
Valve Cover Oil Leak

Hi everyone!

I have an oil leak by the valve cover gasket on my 525i, 95. I use silicon on 6 places on the head as bmw recommends but I always have a small oil leak by the rear bottom of the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By Blue34m50
Oil leak

My 325i. 2001 has an oil leak under the intake manifold. I replaced the vanos oil hose but the leak continues. It comes from under the intake manifold right under the second fuel injector from the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-22-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By Blue34m50
High carbon emission and fuel consuption

My 525i, 95 did not pass emission test and the exhaust smells like unburned gas. I check the engine timing and is perfect. I change the fuel pressure regulator and the clicking sound from each fuel...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-04-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Blue34m50
How can I check the oxygen sensor if is ok?

How can I check the oxygen sensor if is ok?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-04-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Blue34m50
It does not reset when I start. I disconnect the...

It does not reset when I start. I disconnect the battery for few min and was still there.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-03-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Blue34m50
Fuel consuption

My 525i, 1995 runs on 18 miles per gallon. I have done tun-up with filters change and plugs but no difference. The exhaust fumes smell bad with an unburned gas odor. Anyone knows what is possibly...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-03-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Blue34m50
Abs, brake and traction

Hi everyone!


The trfecta of abs, brakes and traction lights is on for my 325i, 2001. The lights stay on for a day and off the next for two months now. First, I clean the four speed sensors....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By Blue34m50
The Trifecta!

I have 325i,2001 with the trifecta on (abs, traction and brake lights). I measure the resistance of front wheel speed sensors and shows open both directions with a multimeter. I spin the wheel and I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By Blue34m50
Tire Noise

I have 325i, 2001 with 190000 miles. I have almost new tires Michelin with a little wear from inside and recently I have an alignment done. I have a noise from right rear tire like the tire is deform...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By Blue34m50
Abs, break and traction lights

Hi everyone!

For a month now I have the brake, abs and traction lights turn on at the same time for a few hours and off for a few hours and again the same thing. I cleaned the four tire speed...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By Blue34m50
warning lights

Hi everyone!

The traction, brake, and ABS dashboard lights came on in my 325i, 2001. It happened around when I rotate my tires, so I don't know if this has something to do with that. I checked...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-24-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By Blue34m50
Trans Slow

When I start the car, the gears change at 3000 rpms or higher and when it gets hot in 3-4 minutes shifts normal at 2000 rpms. I have check the trans fluid lever and is ok. Is this normal or there is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-24-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By Blue34m50
The problem was the two little brackets at the...

The problem was the two little brackets at the trans mount. They were down side up. Thanks for the reply.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-23-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By Blue34m50
Drive shaft hits chassis

I remove the cross members to change the oil pan gasket. I put everything together the way it was, but the trans mount must be 1/2" higher because the drive shaft grinds against the chassis on top....
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