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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Spikes007
Ok so a little update. I ended up replacing the...

Ok so a little update. I ended up replacing the battery. However, I noticed something. There is a cable not attached to the battery in the compartment. When I checked on Google, it seems like it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Spikes007
Thank you for the suggestion! I will try that...

Thank you for the suggestion! I will try that tonight after work.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Spikes007
Can't boost my car with a 1200 Amp booster pack

Ok so my battery die everything time I don't drive it for 5-7 days. Before it was 2-3 days but since I fixed the FSU the battery drain less power. It still dies after about a week and I am pretty...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Spikes007
Since my PS pump replacement, I didn't do any...

Since my PS pump replacement, I didn't do any flushes. The level is good and the colour as well. Yes I did a full flush when I changed the pump but didn't change the reservoir.

I didn't have the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Spikes007
PS pump already gone?!

Been a long time since my last post (problem..:rofl:).

About 1-2 years ago, I changed my PowerSteering pump because it was making noise and the issue was fixed.

For the last few days, for some...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By Spikes007
I know it's an old thread but just wanted to post...

I know it's an old thread but just wanted to post to confirm it worked for future reference.

Changed the FSU last week and it seems to have fixed the problem. Didn't drive the car for 3 days and I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-05-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By Spikes007
I was supposed to do the tests but it was...

I was supposed to do the tests but it was freezing cold this weekend (snowing) so I didn't. But all the symptoms seems to be from the Blower Motor Resistor. For about a year now, when I turn on my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By Spikes007
Yes. Thank you for the link! I was...

Yes.



Thank you for the link! I was trying to find something useful but I guess I didn't have the right keywords to do a proper search. I will definitely check that out next week-end!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By Spikes007
Dead battery after 2-3 days

I have a problem that I am not able to find where it's coming from. When I don't drive my car for 2 or 3 days, I'm not able to start the car because the battery has been drained. I have 3 leds on my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,633
Posted By Spikes007
I had those codes (And many others). In my case,...

I had those codes (And many others). In my case, I changed the hoses and it went away by itself (6-7 months later, still no codes). Check on the Wiki there is a DIY. You'll save hundreds if you do it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,653
Posted By Spikes007
$30/month for 1 way coverage.

$30/month for 1 way coverage.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By Spikes007
I can relate to the story. A year ago I was about...

I can relate to the story. A year ago I was about to stop at a red light and I had the Exact same issue. The car was breaking but SO slowly and the engine rpm going up. To be honnest I was scared...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Spikes007
It's a common problem of the e46. The cooling...

It's a common problem of the e46. The cooling system needed a replacement but now it's probably too late. I have no idea how the legal system works in the US so I can't really help. But yes it's a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Spikes007
Valve cover gasket.

Valve cover gasket.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-01-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Spikes007
I unplug my battery when I work on some parts of...

I unplug my battery when I work on some parts of my car. Every time, it does the same thing. The brake and transmission light turn on. I have to drive for about 10sec then it reset by itself. I have...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Spikes007
If you find something, please share. :)

If you find something, please share. :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Spikes007
Allright, I took a look at it again and...

Allright, I took a look at it again and everything seems good. The centering ring are not tight enough IMO on the wheel compared to the videos. I can easily remove them by hands. I don't know if it's...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Spikes007
Yes! I just checked on google and it's exactly...

Yes! I just checked on google and it's exactly what I was talking about. Thank you because I didn't know the term of the part. The thing is I drive with the rings but one of them is not installed...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Spikes007
Exclamation Grinding metal noise, been looking for 8months to see where it's from but no luck!

Ok so it's been a few months now that I have this problem that I can't figure out what it is.

When I drive at low speed and high rpm, I hear a noise that sound like a metal hitting on another...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By Spikes007
Finally I was able to remove the CVV and the...

Finally I was able to remove the CVV and the jacket. I was able to install it without any problem (It wasn't cracked after all). I just ordered the hose that I had to cut off. The jacket gave me way...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By Spikes007
Ok so now I was able to remove all the hoses and...

Ok so now I was able to remove all the hoses and had to cut one because it was impossible to turn and pull because there is no space. The damn cvv is still stuck and I can't see where...Is there a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By Spikes007
So I thought everything was good, when my cvv...

So I thought everything was good, when my cvv just fell...All the DIYs estimated the time for this job to be around 6h if it's your first time. It's been 2 days (15h of work) and I'm still not even...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 961,505
Posted By Spikes007
I have the same. Mine are replicas that I bought...

I have the same. Mine are replicas that I bought from TireRack.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By Spikes007
We are on e46 enthusiastic forum, I'll be...

We are on e46 enthusiastic forum, I'll be surprised if someone doesn't feel that way (yet). :p Sunroof down and no music sometimes just to hear the engine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By Spikes007
Thank you for the answers. I used brake cleaners...

Thank you for the answers. I used brake cleaners and it looks like new.

Another question. I am not able to tight the ccv in place. I bought the cold climate version and I'm wondering if it's why...
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