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Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-25-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By rkrug
Smile Hydraulic wheel bearing puller

I have struggled gettting the wheel bearing out long enough .. Built a Hydraulic bearing puller .. hope you enjoy ..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3dgrgmMZw0
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-04-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By rkrug
FYI .. update ... I re-soldered all the pins that...

FYI .. update ... I re-soldered all the pins that go to the large connector .. 160 miles and no light .. must have been a cracked solder joint .
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-01-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By rkrug
I would think this relay is fine since the...

I would think this relay is fine since the forward 02 sensor works well .. if the module was NG then lots of things would not be functioning .,, or am I missing something ?

Thanks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-01-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By rkrug
Thanks for the reply .. I have the manual .. the...

Thanks for the reply .. I have the manual .. the 1.9 does not have the relay .. voltage direct from DME

What I did finally was resolder all the pins that hold on the connector on the DME board .....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-31-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By rkrug
ews bypass on 318TI 1998

I posted earlier about my rear 02 not working .. I put in new sensor .. Blah Blah..

I pinged out the wires fron the DME to the sensor and none were broke .. shook the harness and no shorts.
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-30-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By rkrug
oxygen sensor harness routing .. where does it go ??

Hello, I just got a 98 318ti .. neat car ... Downside is the check engine light was on . I replaced the rear 02 sensor and the light didnt go away . I was getting codes that said the o2 heater was...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-06-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By rkrug
Remember your starter has a built in voltage...

Remember your starter has a built in voltage regulator .. the starter maybe fine but the regulator needs replaced ... on a 1995 the brushes may be gone on the regualtor ..
$200 + for the alternator...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By rkrug
How Much did you pay , if you don't mind saying...

How Much did you pay , if you don't mind saying .. I am looking at a few 2004 X3s for the wife also . Seem to run about $24,000 at the dealer , about $18,000 on Ebay .
Does yours have the Panoramic...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By rkrug
are the wheels aluminum ?? When you say bent you...

are the wheels aluminum ?? When you say bent you mean the wheel has a flat spot correct .. If both answers are yes and the flat spot is on the inner flange then you can beat the wheel round again...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-13-2008, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 682
Posted By rkrug
On my 96 318 the starter would spin but not...

On my 96 318 the starter would spin but not engage when the car is hot ...
I am in process of replacing it now .. talk about fun . The starter in there so tight you think it was born there .
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-08-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By rkrug
just don't put much pressure on the coil where...

just don't put much pressure on the coil where the connector goes in .. pretty flimsy .
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-08-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By rkrug
put some grease on the rubber wedge part amd the...

put some grease on the rubber wedge part amd the receiver ... pops right in .
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-31-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By rkrug
Maybe remove the spark plugs .. see if they are...

Maybe remove the spark plugs .. see if they are all the same color . If the engine is burning antifreeze then the offending cylinder would have a very clean plug .. or at least different looking ....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-16-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 34,759
Posted By rkrug
Is this the heater control valve you are talking...

Is this the heater control valve you are talking about .. If not please explain .
Thanks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-14-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 34,759
Posted By rkrug
Try disconnecting the connection to the heater...

Try disconnecting the connection to the heater control valve ... See if you have heat then .You stated before the temp gauge was straight up and you could feel air blowing out the ducts...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-13-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 34,759
Posted By rkrug
you want to check continuity betweenn the pins...

you want to check continuity betweenn the pins ... hold one probe on the front pin and touch one of the other two pins to test , then try the third . your meter should give you a resistance value...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-13-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 34,759
Posted By rkrug
it has continuity between that pin and each of...

it has continuity between that pin and each of the other two correct ?? If so the valve sounds like it is good . On my valve it had continuity between the front pin and only one of the other .. the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-12-2007, 04:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 34,759
Posted By rkrug
the ohm meter will tell you if the circuit is...

the ohm meter will tell you if the circuit is O.K. if the circuit is open then the valve is bad . I would think the valve would fail in a open position, thats what mine did . You may want to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-11-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 34,759
Posted By rkrug
I just changed the heater control valve on the...

I just changed the heater control valve on the 318.
It was stuck in the open position , which means lots of heat . It is under the master cylinder on the left side of the car . You can unplug the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-03-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By rkrug
Sticky locks on 318ic

Just got a 1996 318ic ... pretty nice . Has small problems here and there but overall good . The passenger power lock does not work from the central lock by the shifter . It works with the key in the...
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