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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By JNMNL52
I am going to replace my DISA. Found one offered...

I am going to replace my DISA. Found one offered by Amazon for $144.61made by Dorman. Haven't heard of that manufacturer. What do you think?

I have not cleaned my ICV nor do I know where it is....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By JNMNL52
Thanks - I replaced the intake boot and MAF...

Thanks - I replaced the intake boot and MAF sensor. Still have lean codes.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By JNMNL52
Thanks - good info here. I will continue to...

Thanks - good info here. I will continue to troubleshoot.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By JNMNL52
Persistent lean and misfire codes

I have been chasing misfire codes (P1084/1085/1079, etc) for the past year with no luck in identifying the culprit. I have systematically replaced the following items (which needed replacement anyway...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,916
Posted By JNMNL52
Nothing new to report. I had my E46 on a lift...

Nothing new to report. I had my E46 on a lift last week and inspected the underside for any signs of an oil leak and found nothing. Adding a liter of Liqui-Moly every 600-700 miles. Also using...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By JNMNL52
No sweat. You gave me the motivation to replace...

No sweat. You gave me the motivation to replace the expansion tank and I saved a few bucks and learned something. ECS Tuning is accepting the part back for a refund. Good people.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-10-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By JNMNL52
Thanks; That is the exact part for my E53. I had...

Thanks; That is the exact part for my E53. I had it on hand but as I mentioned I really didn't come near it and did not need to replace it.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-10-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By JNMNL52
Thanks; but that is not my configuration. My...

Thanks; but that is not my configuration. My transmission thermostat is attached to the radiator and looks totally different on the E53 4.4i N62 engine. I was expectingto find the thermostat attached...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By JNMNL52
Just tackled this job this morning. 20 minutes...

Just tackled this job this morning. 20 minutes start to finish. I ordered the transmission thermostat but did not see anything in the vicinity of the expansion tank that resembled it. After removing...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,916
Posted By JNMNL52
Not seeing any of this

Not seeing any of this
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,916
Posted By JNMNL52
I also changed my OFHG last year and thought that...

I also changed my OFHG last year and thought that was the source of my problem - but not so. If the oil is being burned it is doing so at a small enough rate to not cause smoke or foul the plugs. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,916
Posted By JNMNL52
Thanks; good points to consider and lines up.

Thanks; good points to consider and lines up.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,916
Posted By JNMNL52
I have always consumed oil with this engine since...

I have always consumed oil with this engine since new. Just seems to be more consumption over time. I switched to 5W30 Liqui Moly oil two years ago and also use Lubro-Moly oil saver to attempt to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,916
Posted By JNMNL52
Thanks for the tip; tried this and no visible oil...

Thanks for the tip; tried this and no visible oil staining. Also my indy removed the engine top cover when replacing spark plugs and O2 sensors last month and did not see anything unusual. Dipstick...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,916
Posted By JNMNL52
Hi Fast Bob - I did replace the plugs in addition...

Hi Fast Bob - I did replace the plugs in addition to the pre-cat O2 sensors and fuel filter. Very dismayed that my new oil separator/CCV and hoses did not affect my oil consumption. Scratching my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,916
Posted By JNMNL52
Excessive oil consumption

E46 with 150k miles. The engine runs great but uses oil with no visible signs of smoke or leakage. Adding one quart every 600 miles or so. So last month I replaced the entire CCV system, all new...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By JNMNL52
Yes; to my surprise it was the tire. I could not...

Yes; to my surprise it was the tire. I could not see it but I felt it. I bought a new set of Michelin tires before I was really due and the problem disappeared.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By JNMNL52
Thanks Scott ZHP; this is very helpful. I do have...

Thanks Scott ZHP; this is very helpful. I do have an automatic and will order a new transmission thermostat. How long should this job take for a novice mech like myself?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-27-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By JNMNL52
Radiator coolant expansion tank replacement

Need some advice--- My expansion tank developed a leak and I need to replace it. Didn't see anything relevant in the WIKI and previous posts do not discuss X-5 (E53). The hoses going into the top of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-16-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,041
Posted By JNMNL52
Thanks Fast Bob. Will keep you posted.

Thanks Fast Bob. Will keep you posted.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-16-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,041
Posted By JNMNL52
CCV system & Cold Weather Redesigned dip stick tube

Finally got my indy to replace the entire CCV system and installed the redesigned (cold weather) dipstick tube. All went very smoothly. This was the regular CCV system integrated with a cold weather...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By JNMNL52
OK thanks. I will give that a try.

OK thanks. I will give that a try.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By JNMNL52
2002 330i Fog Lamp Bulb Replacement

One of my two fog light bulbs burned out. I can easily pull off the trim around the front bumber exposing the lense but I could not figure out how to remove the lense to access the bulb to replace...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,546
Posted By JNMNL52
In my situation the brushes were fine upon...

In my situation the brushes were fine upon disassembly. The voltage regulator itself was the problem. At first I just had the 4x4 dsc light on; then other lights would come on periodically in the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By JNMNL52
I received a prompt reply from Wagner's...

I received a prompt reply from Wagner's president, Bob Wagner and he offered me a direct sale for $23.66 plus shipping. So I called and gave my credit card info and I have one being shipped out. This...
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