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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Gaza77
Thank You

Thank you for pointing out the transmission tread. I read the first couple of pages of post and with a title like "******** Poll: How many miles on AUTOMATIC transmission before failure? (or no...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-18-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Gaza77
Automatic Transmission Clunking into First Gear.........

2001 BMW 325i
168,000 miles
automatic transmission

Car starts and drives well from cold, but after I've been driving awhile, once I stop at a stop light or sign, I'll have to press on the gas,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Gaza77
Continuing On............

Thank you Smolck. I'm going to take that advice for now. I got everything back together and it runs well. This is still one of those, when I have the time projects. Who knows if I'll create the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Gaza77
Thank you for the Assistance JKRIT..........

Thank you for the assistance JKRIT. I'll have to go through the process.

I have the new version of the Bentley manual and it says on page 170-13, 89 in.-lbs., and I was working with 89 ft.-lbs....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-30-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Gaza77
Water Pump Mounting Stud broken.....Need Assistance On a Repair......Please

2001 BMW 325i
159,000 mile on car
Automatic Transmission
All Stock

I have a major issue. One of the four studs for the nut that secures the water pump to the block cracked. I was installing...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Gaza77
Here is my current situation. I hope you don't...

Here is my current situation. I hope you don't have to go this far to find out it's probably something with your key. Not so bad once you have all the tools.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By Gaza77
You're going to probably buy one at the dealer. ...

You're going to probably buy one at the dealer. I'm looking to buy one right now, and the call to the dealer quoted $315.19. Crazy!!!!

Their are keys that can be purchased online, but you'll...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gaza77
I had five (5) EWS Errors and I was able to clear...

I had five (5) EWS Errors and I was able to clear them. I jumped the gun and didn't take a screen shot before I cleared them.

I am getting an error on the ZKE module that I can not get to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gaza77
I Received the PA Soft 1.4.0 Scanner............

Okay, I received the PA Soft 1.4.0 Scanner and I'll post some screen shots of what's going on.

Cheers,
William
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gaza77
Weird Indeed.............

Yes, I agree the switch is good, and I expect that because it is the new switch, and now confirmed. Thank you for helping me with this.

As far as the cables tight. Yes. On both battery...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gaza77
Results of using the Harbor Freight Computer Safe...

Results of using the Harbor Freight Computer Safe Automotive Logic Probe was that when I turn the key I get red on the probe. So the ignition switch is working. So the big question is, why am I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gaza77
1. When I put the key in it beeps. Which I read...

1. When I put the key in it beeps. Which I read somewhere means the EWS recognizes it, but I don't know if that's true.
2. When it goes to accessory or I turn it once, yes the radio comes on loud...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gaza77
Okay, I'm back. Picked up the the item #98709...

Okay, I'm back. Picked up the the item #98709 (Computer Safe Automotive Logic Probe). So I'll be checking that some time tonight. I'll let you know what I find out.

Cheers,
William
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gaza77
Wow! Okay..........

Wow! That sucks. I got the wrong thing. Okay, I didn't see that in the store when I was there. I'll go back and get it. It's worth it to me to try this tonight.

Also, do you know if I take...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gaza77
Circuit Tester Purchase............

This is what I ended up purchasing (pictured below in this post). I also bought a generic starter push button which to bypass the ignition switch to start the car totally. That way I can put it all...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gaza77
Great Idea Thank You Bigsean..............

Perfect! I won't get to test it until tonight, however I'm going to go to Harbor Freight this afternoon and get that polarity tester.

When I looked it up on their website, I didn't know exactly...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Gaza77
I See What You Mean..........

Okay, wow! Yeah it looks like the tips of the grill facing forward are chrome, but the slats are black. I don't know. It looks like an aftermarket job, or an aftermarket specialty grill. I really...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gaza77
Thank you MoShadeTree. Yes, what you are...

Thank you MoShadeTree.

Yes, what you are referring to is the hot wire jump. Indeed, I took a jumper wire and merely connected the positive terminal to the solenoid switch terminal and the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Gaza77
You probably have the chrome and black ones. ...

You probably have the chrome and black ones. It's an esthetic. You can choose whichever one you want, as long as it's the right shape.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gaza77
No Start Diagnostic Testing.............

2001
E46 325i
149,000 miles on it.
Automatic
Sport Package, all Stock

Problem: Car will not start. Engine does not turn over. Hence, no crank, no start. I do hear a small click that sounds...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,987
Posted By Gaza77
Starter Replacement DIY

Ahull,

I don't know why, or if it should be worthy. I just started asking questions doing my research looking for answers to my no start problem.

I've had a lot of good help,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,987
Posted By Gaza77
Starter Replacement DIY

Update:

I checked all the grounds yesterday with except to the engine ground. I need to do that today because I need to get under the car and remove the protection plate. All grounds are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,987
Posted By Gaza77
Starter Replacement DIY

Johnathan,

Thank you for the reply. I spent the better part of yesterday rechecking all of my fuses and relays. I also checked the grounds on the more accessible obvious places. I found...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,987
Posted By Gaza77
Jonathan2263, How did you guys test and rule...

Jonathan2263,

How did you guys test and rule out your EWS? You mentioned you were going to check it out. I'm having crazy problems starting the car and even took out the starter to find out that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,528
Posted By Gaza77
2001 325i E46 won't start....

Thank you ahull for getting back to me. I replaced the overhead camshaft sensor about a year and a half ago.

As far as the fuel filter mileage I don't know. I'm sure now would be as good a...
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