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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By leisey
Limp Mode - E46

I know there are a heap of threads already on this but mine will move in forward or reverse on idle but on acceleration the engine dies! Is this still tranny related?

I have had the tranny...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 648
Posted By leisey
Loss of power under acceleration when cold?

I have 2000 318i e46 Auto with M43 engine. Starts fine and idles ok but when you go to accelerate with the engine is still cold the engine appears to die (and makes a ticking sound) and will not rev...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By leisey
RPM variation/drop at idle?

My 318i drops about 200revs when stopped at the lights with car in drive and foot on brake and the A/C is switched off? This caused the car to shudder. Any ideas why? I would have thought if anything...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 01-24-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,895
Posted By leisey
1994 740iL Model E32 - Fuse designation?

A mate has just purchased a 740iL V8 and and is having trouble identifying fuse designation as the cover only shows individual fuse ratings? Can anyone help out? Also the airbag red tell tale is on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By leisey
Thanks buddy - there is a great DIY thread on the...

Thanks buddy - there is a great DIY thread on the window regulator. I will give it a crack on the weekend. Cheers
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By leisey
Clunky operation of passenger window?

There is a terrible noise when i wind the window down - sounds like the lifter/regulatori is about to let go. How difficult is it to get the trim off and take a look and what is normally the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By leisey
I changed the valve and only lost a thimble full...

I changed the valve and only lost a thimble full of coolant - started it up to operating temp and all seems ok. I now have air con that can cool as well as heat.
Cheers
Dave
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By leisey
Can anyone help with bleeding cooling system? ...

Can anyone help with bleeding cooling system?
Cheers
dave
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2009, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By leisey
Changing water valve........

Anything to watch out for when changing the water valve (heater control valve)? Looks fairly simple, couple of hose clamps and an electrical connection. Is their any chance of getting an air lock...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By leisey
Two things - idle and heater control valve

First: My 2000 model 318i has just started to idle a bit irregular. It seems to be idling around 550rpm according to the tacho and makes the car shudder. I didnt take much notice what is was before...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By leisey
Apparently the gas was low but the real problem...

Apparently the gas was low but the real problem is the heater control valve not closing. Is this hard to DIY? - as the auto electrician estimates around $300 -350 to supply and fit.

Cheers Dave
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By leisey
Thanks Chaps.

Thanks Chaps.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By leisey
Air Con Question?

The other day my 2000 model 318i started blowing warm air from the middle air vents but the side vents appear to be blowing cold? What is the go with this? Anyone had this happen?

Cheers
Dave
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-23-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By leisey
Sorry wrong thread

Sorry wrong thread
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,705
Posted By leisey
Well the rear brake noise is finally sorted. ...

Well the rear brake noise is finally sorted. Turned out the knob that changed the wheel bearings had distorted the drive flanges getting the bearings out. So after new drive flanges, new disc...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-23-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By leisey
Air Con Question?

The other day my 2000 model 318i started blowing warm air from the middle air vents but the side vents appear to be blowing cold? What is the go with this? Anyone had this happen?

Cheers
Dave
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By leisey
Now I see it all. The black plastic bit on the...

Now I see it all. The black plastic bit on the end of the sensor has split in two. Looks like another sensor.

Thanks for that.

Dave
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By leisey
Brake pad sensor fitting??

Thought I would take a look at a squeak I had in the right hand rear brake. Took the caliper off and cleaned up everything but the sensor wire came off before I had a chance to see how it fits. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,705
Posted By leisey
The squawking noise only seems to be there when...

The squawking noise only seems to be there when the brakes are applied softly and coming to a stop. Would this be the anti rattle clips?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,705
Posted By leisey
Checked all of the caliper bolts - all tight. ...

Checked all of the caliper bolts - all tight. What do the anti rattle clips look like?
Cheers
Dave

I am taking it back to the mechanic who did the wheel bearings this week - what else could I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,705
Posted By leisey
Damn, that noise is still there. I have tried...

Damn, that noise is still there. I have tried bedding the brakes in again and the noise goes away for awhile but comes back. Any ideas? The noise is really ****ting me, to the point I would rather...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,705
Posted By leisey
Thanks fellas. Just bedded the brakes in (10...

Thanks fellas. Just bedded the brakes in (10 times) and what do you know - no more squawking.

Cheers
Dave
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2009, 03:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,705
Posted By leisey
Rear Brake noise??

I just had the rear wheel bearings changed on my 2000 318i and now I have an annoying squawk when the rear brakes are applied and coming to a halt. I have taken it back to the mechanic and we had a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,079
Posted By leisey
I was experiencing a shudder under acceleration...

I was experiencing a shudder under acceleration and turned out to be faulty plug lead on #3 cyl. Cheap and easy fix. Diagnostic machine will tell you straight away.
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