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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 105,209
Posted By harryhchen
This works great for my 2002 530i. You should...

This works great for my 2002 530i. You should have the diamond shape key. You did not do step 4, 5. and 6 correctly. Use the instruction from right column. Good luck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-06-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By harryhchen
I was not able to locate ABS control module...

I was not able to locate ABS control module harness for E46 to measure the readouts from the wheel sensors. But I will first clean all wheel sensors as described by this DIY...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By harryhchen
Thank you, Bob. I will get my DMM and measure it...

Thank you, Bob. I will get my DMM and measure it up.

harry
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By harryhchen
Luk 30 has a higher pressure to make the wheel...

Luk 30 has a higher pressure to make the wheel even lighter. From what I read, BWM switched back to Luk 20 because some drivers complained it was too light.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By harryhchen
I just replaced mine about two months ago. I...

I just replaced mine about two months ago. I bought it from OEMBimmerPart for $209 (LUK20). For most people, when the pump is broken, the shaft breaks. That was not the case for mine. I still...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By harryhchen
Help: Amber Brake Light and Triangle Light On

Happy New Year!

I started to have the amber brake light and triangle light on since about one month ago (see the picture). I plugged in my ODBII reader and was NOT able to pull out any codes.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By harryhchen
For my 530i, I replaced the AC belt from bottom...

For my 530i, I replaced the AC belt from bottom two months ago. I believe you can do it for an E46 too. I think you need a T40 to loose the AC tensioner.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By harryhchen
Yes. If you have an automatic. You are talking...

Yes. If you have an automatic. You are talking about fan clutch.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,041
Posted By harryhchen
yes. It is OEM.

yes. It is OEM.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,041
Posted By harryhchen
I checked my receipt. It is more than $20 as I...

I checked my receipt. It is more than $20 as I recall. I bought it for $59.25 from OEMBimmer last December***12290; Sorry for the confusion.

BMW E46 3-Series Automatic Transmission Thermostat...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,041
Posted By harryhchen
"Now time to spend 101 bucks on a thermostat. BMW...

"Now time to spend 101 bucks on a thermostat. BMW parts guy said its bit a transmission thermostat. It's just a thermostat. "

Should be about $20, not 101.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By harryhchen
yes. The problem I had was that my front wheels...

yes. The problem I had was that my front wheels were on the ramp, impossible to turn. Lesson learnt. Thank you and the forum.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-29-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By harryhchen
Yes. Just got it done. I left it on the ramp. ...

Yes. Just got it done. I left it on the ramp. It is very hard to bleed the PS that way. Max of OEMBimmer suggested I should bleed it on jack stands. It does work that way. Thanks all.

The PS...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-29-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By harryhchen
Changed Power Steering Pump, still NO Power Steering

I am sorry that I have to post it again. This really puzzles me.

My 325i lost power steering last week. Since I did not see the circulation in the PS reservoir,
I thought the PS was gone. So I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-27-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By harryhchen
Changed Power Steering Pump, still NO Power Steering

I received the pump yesterday. It came with the pump, without the holder. I used the holder from the old pump. This was OK. I put the new pump on today. When it was still on the ramp, I put the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By harryhchen
It is not the shaft. The shaft stays no matter...

It is not the shaft. The shaft stays no matter how hard I pulled. I suspect the impeller is that one that broke. Since I am waiting for my new new to come this afternoon, I was trying to crack...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-24-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By harryhchen
Yes. It feels as a free spin. How much...

Yes. It feels as a free spin. How much resistance I should feel for a good pump? thanks.
I am going to order a LF20 from OEMBimmer today for $209. It is re-engineered by Atlantic Enterprises.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-23-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By harryhchen
Shaft does not seem to snap already

Yesterday, I got everything except power steering pump. I ordered a Mityvac 7400 from Amazon. I want to try it on sucking out the fluid before I taking the pump out. But when I try to pull the PS...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,869
Posted By harryhchen
Try hair blower. I used it for pulling the hose...

Try hair blower. I used it for pulling the hose off. I think it should help to put it on since the hot air will make the rubber soft.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By harryhchen
I did the test MalibuMafiaV suggested. No...

I did the test MalibuMafiaV suggested. No movement of fluid level when I had son turend the wheel back and forth 10 times. It was not an easy job with PS gone! For my 530i, I can see some...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By harryhchen
OK. I had my son on the driver's seat. He...

OK. I had my son on the driver's seat. He started the engine and turned the wheel. I did not see any movement of fluid. But when we tried the same thing on my 530i. I did NOT see much movement...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By harryhchen
Thanks Brobby87 for the link. I did do a search...

Thanks Brobby87 for the link. I did do a search and did come back with much useful info. I am still not quite clear how to rule out if it is Steering Rack issue. And if the pump is bad, which...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By harryhchen
Help: Lost Power Steering

My 325i totally lost power steering today. No codes, no noise, the fluid reservoir is full. What could be the problem? Dirty fluid or failed pump or something else? I have not found a lot of info...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By harryhchen
You can get a ODBII reader for around $20 from...

You can get a ODBII reader for around $20 from Amazon. Here is what I have:...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By harryhchen
so what are codes?

so what are codes?
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