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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,000
Posted By Big "J"
Agree with jburns... Make sure you have the...

Agree with jburns... Make sure you have the correct bulb type, too!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,133
Posted By Big "J"
In that area you have the oil separator with...

In that area you have the oil separator with hoses that connect to 3 or 4 different spots. (Can't remember?) One of the hoses (hard plastic) runs across the top of the intake along the fuel rail from...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-05-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,067
Posted By Big "J"
Sounds like you have a vacuum leak in your brake...

Sounds like you have a vacuum leak in your brake line possibly at your brake booster. Check the vacuum hose that runs to the intake. Good Luck!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By Big "J"
Gas still not reading???

:dunno: I had the fuel pump replaced about 2 weeks ago and this weekend replaced the other fuel level sensor. I followed the instructions via e46 fanatics but, the gas gauge still isnt working right....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Big "J"
Ouch! Bummer....

Ouch! Bummer....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,817
Posted By Big "J"
Could be several things.... but, check on these...

Could be several things.... but, check on these two things. If you check the WIKI it will tell you about similar concerns for the symptoms you are experiencing.
1. have your tranny fluid checked and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By Big "J"
Good to know!! Might save someone else a buck or...

Good to know!! Might save someone else a buck or two?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By Big "J"
Here ya go....For the fog lights, there are...

Here ya go....For the fog lights, there are several different types, depending on your bumper style.

see:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...06&postcount=3
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,279
Posted By Big "J"
Camshaft Position sensors are easy to replace....

Camshaft Position sensors are easy to replace. It's in the WIKI link at the top of the page. Or you can do a search for the code you're getting and read what others have done to correct it. Good Luck!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Big "J"
Did your indy shop do it or you?

Did your indy shop do it or you?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Big "J"
Had the same thing happen to my daughters 325i,...

Had the same thing happen to my daughters 325i, Wednesday. Loss of power and it would crank but, no fire. Took it to a shop and its the fuel pump. Is there a DIY for this anywhere?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By Big "J"
Camshaft Position Sensors (CPS) will cause this...

Camshaft Position Sensors (CPS) will cause this type of issue. If you're not getting any codes and it starts right back up, then it's these. They are inexpensive and easy to replace. Check the WIKI...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,296
Posted By Big "J"
COntrol Arm Bushings...... Rough idle can be your...

COntrol Arm Bushings...... Rough idle can be your vibration and a bad DISA valve could be the source of the vibration yet, give you decent acceleration.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By Big "J"
I had a PO171 & 174 in my 2003 X5 3.0i and ended...

I had a PO171 & 174 in my 2003 X5 3.0i and ended up having to replace the DISA valve. The butterfly valve inside broke off and wasn't controlling the air flow to each bank. It went without any...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,346
Posted By Big "J"
Replace the CPS and you'll be fine.

Replace the CPS and you'll be fine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,346
Posted By Big "J"
Find out what codes are coming up. Have them read...

Find out what codes are coming up. Have them read at autozone and get back to us. It could be a number of things.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By Big "J"
Hope this comes through. It's in Dallas. ...

Hope this comes through. It's in Dallas.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By Big "J"
Isn't that like a IRA kind a thing with banks?:p

Isn't that like a IRA kind a thing with banks?:p
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By Big "J"
Untinted the windows because........? You ate too...

Untinted the windows because........? You ate too much Taco Bell?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,129
Posted By Big "J"
One favorite thing? Knowing it not a car I'd be...

One favorite thing? Knowing it not a car I'd be embarrassed to drive anywhere.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
Posted By Big "J"
They read any OBDII set up. I got mine for $75 at...

They read any OBDII set up. I got mine for $75 at Oreilly's and diagnosed a bad thermostat, which I changed this past weekend. No issues.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,432
Posted By Big "J"
There is a low and high pressure side with...

There is a low and high pressure side with different size fittings for each port. Get a kit from auto zone and the hose will have the right size fitting you need. Read the instructions on the kit and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
Posted By Big "J"
+1 get the codes read and let us know. Could be a...

+1 get the codes read and let us know. Could be a number of things.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,799
Posted By Big "J"
Damn....

Damn....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,080
Posted By Big "J"
Do a search.... I think there was a thread on...

Do a search.... I think there was a thread on this and what you can do the fix it.
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