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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By danosll
you should use the factory jack location under...

you should use the factory jack location under the rocker panel then support with jack stands (if you don't have access to a lift)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By danosll
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/select.do look up...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/select.do look up your p[art with your vin on this site
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By danosll
here is photo of subframe removed from car very...

here is photo of subframe removed from car very simple to remove only 6 bolts and very light it is aluminum with this removed you will get a good veiw of the lower section of your motor. you will...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-09-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,838
Posted By danosll
I had similar problem wires were broken in...

I had similar problem wires were broken in harness between body and trunk lid bad design.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 272,601
Posted By danosll
thats what happened The synthetic oil I used...

thats what happened The synthetic oil I used dislodged all the sludge to the point that it blocked My oil pickup. and the oil pres light came on. the previous owner probably used a straight weight...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By danosll
you have to drop the cross member. and my CIc...

you have to drop the cross member. and my CIc conv. has a sub frame but only 6 bolts and it is aluminum very easy. but the cross member is tricky you have to support engine from above. the oil pan...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By danosll
car came from florida bought it in may, previous...

car came from florida bought it in may, previous owner may have used straight weight non detergent oil.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-05-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By danosll
turns out sump was full of sludge . blocked oil...

turns out sump was full of sludge . blocked oil pickup.and filter. cleaned oil pan and valve cover. rebuilt pump all appears fine. runs well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 272,601
Posted By danosll
Hi guys, bought a 2000 323CIc about 6 months...

Hi guys,
bought a 2000 323CIc about 6 months ago with 90k .noticed oil cap was dirty figured it was due to BMW recomened service intervals. any way changed oil nothing out of the ordinary as far as...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By danosll
I will remove the pan this week and post as to...

I will remove the pan this week and post as to what i find. the loose nut on the pump gear would explain the erratic behaviour of the pump, because a broken chain would be immediate. and a worn pump...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By danosll
didn't run long enough light went on for 15 -20...

didn't run long enough light went on for 15 -20 secs. went out.2-3 mins came back on shut off motor coasted up my driveway. changed oil ,nothing forigen in pan. restarted no light. drove for 5 mins...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By danosll
sorry when I said nothing in pan I meant no...

sorry
when I said nothing in pan I meant no metal filings or forien material. was full of oil. the reason way I stated it was at body shop was to say it sat for a while. then within 10 miles of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By danosll
no oil pressure

Hi Guys,
just got my car back from bodyshop for touch-ups was there for approx 1 month (could have been left idleing in year for hours).
after driving car for 10 miles oil press light(red) came on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,220
Posted By danosll
same here broken wires in rubber sheath between...

same here broken wires in rubber sheath between trunklid and body. had been previously repaired. broke beside repair if you look at the trunklid closeing you will see the extreme angle of the...
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