Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 146
Search took 0.40 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: RCorney
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By RCorney
Thanks fast bob. Will do! I looked for 0000...

Thanks fast bob. Will do! I looked for 0000 wool late last night to no avail. Good suggestion. Pass side was missing dust caps[emoji53]
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By RCorney
Photos of drivers side inside lining/ rotor. I...

Photos of drivers side inside lining/ rotor. I believe I had a sticking caliper pin which may have caused the uneven wear?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By RCorney
I should have clarified; I revived a two year old...

I should have clarified; I revived a two year old thread I started rather than start a new one. The problem I was having now was awful grinding and I was surprised to have this happen so 'soon'.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By RCorney
Is 2 years and 33k miles too fast to go through...

Is 2 years and 33k miles too fast to go through brakes for my daily commuter? Replaced pads and rotors with Textar and Sebro. Drivers side front grinding something awful! No warning light. Car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6,304
Views: 1,126,274
Posted By RCorney
Mark- you're gonna love it.. just be ready to fix...

Mark- you're gonna love it.. just be ready to fix and maintain it... great mileage, but my experience (I bought an 03 with approximately the same mileage) was the life expectancy of some of the parts...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By RCorney
headlight color

Last night I noticed my right headlight appeared to be more of a pink / red color as opposed to the normal bright white that my xenon's put out. I'm afraid to find out what the repair is since my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By RCorney
Replaced FSU and fan works again for me. Thanks...

Replaced FSU and fan works again for me. Thanks to Starless and the wiki I'm able to fix these sort of things.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By RCorney
HVAC fan inoperable

My fan seems to have quit working altogether. I did not get the cricket sounds as the Wiki speaks to, not did I get the erratic fan speed. I did replace the heater control valve which fixed my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By RCorney
Fuse not "afire". (Darn auto correct) ...

Fuse not "afire". (Darn auto correct)


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By RCorney
Really? Huh, thought it was afire going bad or...

Really? Huh, thought it was afire going bad or the master lock button shorting. Thanks for the tip.


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-08-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By RCorney
Central locking all by itself

Weird thing happened tonight on the way home; my doors locked and unlocked while driving on its own on about every 10 seconds. Did Christie take over my car or is there a simple fuse to switch out?...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By RCorney
Slow oil leak

While replacing my heater valve this past week I noticed oil on the pass side of engine in the little nodules just below the OFHG. I thought I cleaned those all out after replacing the gasket many...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By RCorney
All codes start with a P. There may be other...

All codes start with a P. There may be other codes but I don't have the history. He took it to a non-Indy shop and they diagnosed it as cat replacement.

Thanks for posting the help. He's going...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By RCorney
DIY Alt replace- car does not start

Purchased a new OEM alternator- 150amp after "alternator fault" message was displayed. Prior to replacement, while driving, other components began to shut down such as LCD, Nav, Radio, odometer and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By RCorney
No more AM radio?

I installed the iPhone/iPod factory cable recently and it works great. Followed the simple instructions linked to the wiki (thanks!)
However, now when I turn my radio on I get a message on the LCD...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By RCorney
Yep, o-ring was the culprit. At first I thought...

Yep, o-ring was the culprit. At first I thought it was the lower radiator hose. I bought a new one from Max at OEM Bimmerparts and that guy is so great; he threw in the green o-ring for me. I did...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By RCorney
New heater valve installed... heater works! ...

New heater valve installed... heater works! Straightforward repair; bled system for a long time. Topped off coolant in the morning again.
Thanks Max at OEM Bimmerparts and thanks to folks here who...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By RCorney
Heater blows hot air

Thanks that's a great test. I'll try that out!


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By RCorney
Heater blows hot air

Vacuumed the grill with no real noticeable change. Still same symptoms.


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By RCorney
Heater blows hot air

Thanks! Yes, mild temps in salinas to be sure and yes I normally keep thermostat at about 66. I'll try the vacuum method first as I've done a while back ( and cause it's the no cost method).

...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-23-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By RCorney
Heater blows hot air

I know this is kind of an odd issue to have in the winter but my heater blows hot air almost no matter what the temp is outside. If I roll the wheel on the dash up to three dots cold I can get cool...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By RCorney
Power Locks failing

Yes, but I'm wondering if it's more mechanical and not electrical.


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By RCorney
Topping off coolant

I bled the system when replacing the reservoir tank over a year ago.

I think this is my culprit. Photo is passenger side at front of engine. Looks like the radiator hose. Little trail of fluid is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By RCorney
Topping off coolant

Okay so last night while filling her up I decided to check coolant and low and behold the stick was at the bottom of the res.
I remembered back to my parking spot at work moments before whet I saw...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By RCorney
Power Locks failing

I've searched and it looks like this could be related to the module (GM5) or the mechanism. I appreciate any thoughts as to the problem with the symptoms described below:

-key fob Locking works...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 146

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:13 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms