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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By bimmer325cijm
ok guys so it looks like I jynxed my self with...

ok guys so it looks like I jynxed my self with this post... today I got a dreaded service engine soon light and it looks like the code is reading p0171. Any ideas on what this could be?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By bimmer325cijm
ahh I knew I was forgetting something! I did the...

ahh I knew I was forgetting something! I did the spark plugs while doing the valve cover gasket job.

and nope, I have not touched the idler or tension pulleys. That sounds easy enough to do. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By bimmer325cijm
car maintenance list !

So first of all, I want to thank the numerous members that have helped me through out the months on keeping my e46 happy and running at a budget! This site has done wonders for a college kid strap...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By bimmer325cijm
Sorry this was double posted in accident. :cry:

Sorry this was double posted in accident. :cry:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By bimmer325cijm
Angel Eyes.....?

I hate to post about this seeing as there are a billion other threads and what not out there about this but.. I think I'am finally jumping onto the e46 angel eyes bandwagon. ha:confused:

So after...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By bimmer325cijm
Angel Eyes.....?

I hate to post about this seeing as there are a billion other threads and what not out there about this but.. I think I'am finally jumping onto the e46 angel eyes bandwagon. ha:confused:

So after...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By bimmer325cijm
so new pump is due in tomorrow! I can't wait to...

so new pump is due in tomorrow! I can't wait to pop this in. Hopefully it will fix the problem. The liquid is still cherry red Gofast. Before it was all brown and gross looking.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By bimmer325cijm
No insult taken Go Forth. I def know what you...

No insult taken Go Forth. I def know what you mean (especially now). So first of all thanks for all the info guys, here is a little update. I woke today to find my reservoir completely empty so i...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By bimmer325cijm
Ouch ! thank guys ..I believe I def deserve those...

Ouch ! thank guys ..I believe I def deserve those punches. I think being cheap really will cost me this time. I did flush out the system with new fluid. ATF III I believe was used.

and thanks...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By bimmer325cijm
yup fluids been filled , but you are right in the...

yup fluids been filled , but you are right in the sense that the pump is growning as if it was not getting enough fluid. Iam really leaning towards the PS pump just being a cheap knock off and not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By bimmer325cijm
New Steering rack?

So recently I changed out my power steering pump as the shaft snapped on me a couple days ago. At the time I was short on cash and decided to do the rather questionable decision to buy a power...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-06-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By bimmer325cijm
I meant the canister that is right beside the ATF...

I meant the canister that is right beside the ATF container. The O ring seems to have a small leak in it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-05-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By bimmer325cijm
got it all done today! parts came out to be 213...

got it all done today! parts came out to be 213 with taxes. soo iam good to go again! Now to take care of an oil reservoir can leak and I car is looking solid!

thank ya folks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-05-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By bimmer325cijm
soo thanks folks, after a closer inspection, it...

soo thanks folks, after a closer inspection, it looks like the water pump did break.. along with the main drive belt and the water pump pulley.. Looks like this pay check is gonee!! =/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By bimmer325cijm
leak

leak
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By bimmer325cijm
Water pump broken?

So today I was pulling out of my driveway and started hearing a cracking noise as I accelerate so I immediately turned around and park again. I opened up the car and removed the splash shield only...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-23-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By bimmer325cijm
that is so awesome. I will do this ASAP. Thanks...

that is so awesome. I will do this ASAP. Thanks for clarifying because I was not sure at all how to repair these!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-22-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By bimmer325cijm
wait so you can repair the blown out? I was going...

wait so you can repair the blown out? I was going to just buy a new set =O
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By bimmer325cijm
back speakers blew out!

Soo, it sounds like one of my rear speakers has blown out. I was wondering if there is anything special I should know before changing it out. Is it pretty straightforward like most cars? Or is there...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By bimmer325cijm
hey man, this happened to me a few weeks back....

hey man, this happened to me a few weeks back. I'd say more than likely, the shaft inside your power steering pump which connects to the belt pulley snapped. It's a very well known weakness on older...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By bimmer325cijm
Roger that, for some odd reason I thought...

Roger that, for some odd reason I thought oembimmerparts.com didn't carry it. I just found it. Thank you!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By bimmer325cijm
okkk, so the gasket looks like it is leaking from...

okkk, so the gasket looks like it is leaking from the passenger side half moons. Where could I buy the gasket at? =o
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By bimmer325cijm
hmmmm ok thanks. I t's more or less a...

hmmmm ok thanks. I

t's more or less a burning plastic smell. I'll check out if I can find it the leak towards that area.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By bimmer325cijm
hmm Burning smell?

Hey how's it going! First of all I wanted to thank you guys for the previous help on the alternator and power steering pimp. It turned out to be an easy change out and it felt great to work on my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By bimmer325cijm
Thanks again!.. looks like it will be another fun...

Thanks again!.. looks like it will be another fun filled week with my lady.. haha..

P.s I believe my car has a LUK 20 pump in it. Think this "newly engineered" LUK 20 from oembimmerparts will fit...
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