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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-08-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By CPBIII
Thumbs up :thumbup::thumbup:

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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-08-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By CPBIII
Good idea...Thank you!

Good idea...Thank you!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By CPBIII
Accessing trunk

My 2011 328i w/xDrive was doing some whacky stuff. I got in and the rear speakers were emitting a loud static sound. This was before I had inserted the key. I then put the key in and nothing. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By CPBIII
Thread resurrection... I was going to ask...

Thread resurrection...

I was going to ask pretty much the same question.

I have a 2011 328i XDrive. the nameplate on the rear deck lid only says "328i".

Sound right??
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By CPBIII
OK, I went and looked at that second lever...I...

OK, I went and looked at that second lever...I see what you mean. I'll give that a whirl when I go out later.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-13-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By CPBIII
2011 328i xdrive cruise contro

I received my mostly new (9000 miles-never registered) 328i XDrive this week. I can't find any documentation that the car has cruise control. Was CC an option, or does this somehow relate to the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By CPBIII
Good bye old friend

After 11 years and over 242,000 miles, I'll be trading in my 325i next week. I need a hug...;)

On the bright side though I'll be getting a 2011 328i. My new employer is buying the car and I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By CPBIII
You sure that car is a 2002? I've had my 2002...

You sure that car is a 2002? I've had my 2002 325i since day one, and those side markers look to be from a previous year.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By CPBIII
After recovering from some back issues, I was...

After recovering from some back issues, I was finally able to install the new blower motor this past weekend. I replaced a 64119204154 with a xxx729 motor.

Two very minor things I had to deal...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By CPBIII
Only one??? I've been driving around with two...

Only one??? I've been driving around with two broken springs for litterally years... One of these days....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By CPBIII
Bought a set of rotors, pads and sensors on the...

Bought a set of rotors, pads and sensors on the way in. Will buy a new heater motor on the way home...

I'm suddenly reminded of a saying about a boat being a hole in the water.... (well, you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By CPBIII
I posted this on the e46fanatics site also, but...

I posted this on the e46fanatics site also, but does anyone know if the 64119204154 blower unit can be replaced by the xxx729 unit???
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 240,578
Posted By CPBIII
80-85% highway miles. Yes, I am the original...

80-85% highway miles. Yes, I am the original owner (still).
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By CPBIII
Replacement Blower unit

Is the replacement blower motor that I've seen advertsied worth the money??

BMW blower motors (64119204154) are ~$600.00. The aftermarket are ~$150.00.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 25,157
Posted By CPBIII
I'm jumping in as my fan motor has stopped also. ...

I'm jumping in as my fan motor has stopped also. I put a new FSR in 3 weeks ago. That did not fix. I then R&R the fan motor and did some serious cleaning on the brushes. Put it back together and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By CPBIII
Well it didn't November 1st it died again. ...

Well it didn't November 1st it died again.

I'm off for a new motor. Dealer wants $585.00.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By CPBIII
The factory brakes will certainly bring you to a...

The factory brakes will certainly bring you to a stop as fast as any, but don't expect to get much more than 40,000 miles. After market will last much longer, but at the expense of longer stopping...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-15-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,896
Posted By CPBIII
Invest the $2100 in some tools and start doing...

Invest the $2100 in some tools and start doing this work youself. You'll free youself from a life time of $125.00 oil changes. (and $2100.00 will buy a LOT of tools!)

I NEVER buy extended...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By CPBIII
Blower Motor

last week the blower motor on 02 325i stopped working. I figured "no problem: blower motor resistor". Put the new resistor in: Nothing. Now, I'm thinking bad motor. After some amount of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-08-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By CPBIII
New fuel filter installed with no problems. The...

New fuel filter installed with no problems. The engine is noticealbly smoother at idle and at highway speeds. But...

Still have the lean mix codes. Also a 00161 Heater Sensor Bank 2 Sensor 2...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-06-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By CPBIII
DISA Valve is OK. I did find a broken hose...

DISA Valve is OK.

I did find a broken hose at the No.6 valve earlier.

Right now I'm attempting to check the fuel pressure, but my gauge will not attach to the access point on the fuel rail. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-05-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By CPBIII
Do I get a medal for the world record???:thumbup:...

Do I get a medal for the world record???:thumbup:

I'm going to test the fuel pressure tonite and try to get the filter on also. I did check the intake boots this week and they are currently...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-05-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By CPBIII
Ya I forgot about that. You need those super...

Ya I forgot about that. You need those super thin wrenches to get in there.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-05-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By CPBIII
I R&Red the long connector that has all the fuel...

I R&Red the long connector that has all the fuel injector terminals. That seems to have cured the misfire issue on cylinder 4. Still having problems though with lean codes:
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-05-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By CPBIII
Replacing the alternator is butter. did mine...

Replacing the alternator is butter. did mine afterlunch behind the shop a couple years back. I used a BMW remanufactured unit. Probably 60 or 70,000 miles on it...no problems.
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