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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,449
Posted By Fingrassia
2004 -325CIC. I have a bearing sounding noise on...

2004 -325CIC. I have a bearing sounding noise on ("cold") start ups sounds like it is coming from the lower right side of the engine around the alternator. Goes away in 3-5 minutes after that the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By Fingrassia
Smile Follow up. I made an adjustment to the lower ...

Follow up. I made an adjustment to the lower trunk post by loosening the two torque screws and retightening. The trunk lid closes fine and light is off.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By Fingrassia
Unhappy Trunk lid latch adjustment

I've combed through the threads looking for how to adjust the trunk lid catch.
When I open my trunk lid on a 2004 325cic the open trunk lid light comes on the dash.When I give it an extra shove down...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,696
Posted By Fingrassia
Don't rule out your starter after changing your...

Don't rule out your starter after changing your battery and you are still having problems. Just replaced mine today.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,775
Posted By Fingrassia
Had a similar problem as described above and...

Had a similar problem as described above and ended up being the starter. $700 from an Indy to replace. Just a lesson learned you have to go through all the checks when determining what to replace....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Fingrassia
Thanks, I will pull the bottom cover off and...

Thanks, I will pull the bottom cover off and check the (OFHG).
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Fingrassia
Yes, it is an automatic transmission. I will put...

Yes, it is an automatic transmission. I will put it back on the jack stands and verify the fluid.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Fingrassia
Tranny fluid leak at bottom of the pan

Just bought a 2004 325CI convertible. 100K miles
As a long time BMW owner I'm very pleased with this car, but when I changed the engine oil I noticed the bottom of the tranny pan was wet and blowing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,176
Posted By Fingrassia
I'm quite sure my car falls into those production...

I'm quite sure my car falls into those production dates and they didn't perform these volunteer recalls. I will have to follow up with them the next time my car goes into the garage.

Thanks for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 972
Posted By Fingrassia
I'm originally from upstate NY and if you want to...

I'm originally from upstate NY and if you want to spend the bucks and buy a set of dedicated snow tires from say Tire Rack? You will be amazed at how well your 550 will get around.

That is you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Fingrassia
The cars looks sharp with those wheels so I would...

The cars looks sharp with those wheels so I would put up the money to fix the issue.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,858
Posted By Fingrassia
I have a 2008 535I and I'm getting ready to...

I have a 2008 535I and I'm getting ready to replace rear pads. Will there be 2 wear sensors, one on each side?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,176
Posted By Fingrassia
When I got my car back from the dealer, 3 days...

When I got my car back from the dealer, 3 days later. They said it was a misfire and they replaced 1 coil and 1 spark plug.

They also did the campaign for the software update for the HPFP! The...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By Fingrassia
Is the sunroof gasket covered under the CPO? I'm...

Is the sunroof gasket covered under the CPO? I'm assuming not. Mine is load when I open the cover.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By Fingrassia
I was a firm believer in the BMW CPO cars until...

I was a firm believer in the BMW CPO cars until my last experience when I purchased my last 5 Series. The dealers have a lot to do with how well they inspect the cars. My front rotors were warped...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By Fingrassia
Unhappy 535i OEM Brakes ?

:(I find myself in a dilemma. I purchased a CPO BMW like I've done for the last 15 years, but wasn't aware that all dealerships weren't looking out for BMW's Reputation. Being new to the city I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,176
Posted By Fingrassia
The car is still under BMW Certified. Under hard...

The car is still under BMW Certified. Under hard acceleration the Engine malfunction light comes on. Limp Mode. Under normal driving no issues.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,176
Posted By Fingrassia
2008 535i Turbo Issue

While trying to chase a Ferrari down the freeway my Engine Malfunction light came on.
I thought it must be the HPFP? I had the codes read and it showed these Errors.
29F4 CAT Conversion / 29F5 CAT...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-29-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 492
Posted By Fingrassia
Unhappy 2008 535i Turbo Charging issue

While trying to chase a Ferrari down the freeway my Engine Malfunction light came on.
I thought it must be the HPFP? I had the codes read and it showed these Errors.
29F4 CAT Conversion / 29F5...
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