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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Tommy D
The cowl piece that contacts the windshield? No,...

The cowl piece that contacts the windshield? No, only cosmetic.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By Tommy D
Low refrigerant from a leak or faulty water valve...

Low refrigerant from a leak or faulty water valve is my guess.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Tommy D
IMO, unless the plastic fan blades are cracked...

IMO, unless the plastic fan blades are cracked and the clutch is shot, would I replace it. With the car off, spin the fan by hand, if it moves a quarter revolution, your fine. If it spins freely or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By Tommy D
I'd bet it's one of the parts you didn't replace,...

I'd bet it's one of the parts you didn't replace, (water pump or thermostat), usually others replace everything at once so your not paying labor to keep going back in, unless you DIY of course.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By Tommy D
No, it's been held at Ripken Stadium in...

No, it's been held at
Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Maryland for many years.
Most probably the same venue.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By Tommy D
Regulator Cable probably popped out of the...

Regulator Cable probably popped out of the bracket. Take the inner door panel off to confirm.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Tommy D
So it's either the head unit is faulty or it's...

So it's either the head unit is faulty or it's the cassette adapter.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Tommy D
Try ejecting and reinserting the adapter a few...

Try ejecting and reinserting the adapter a few times, and or check the plug into your ipod or phone to see if it is fully seated.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Tommy D
My suggestion is to be patient. The nut on the...

My suggestion is to be patient.
The nut on the throttle body clamp is mounted towards the firewall and I found a small open wrench turning at 1/8 turns got it loose enough to remove. Took me a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By Tommy D
You can but not that one, you need a 32mm wrench...

You can but not that one, you need a 32mm wrench for turn the fan clutch nut, that kits uses a 36 & 40mm if I read it correctly.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Tommy D
Your going to drive around with broken springs?

Your going to drive around with broken springs?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Tommy D
Any of the vendors on this site will have what...

Any of the vendors on this site will have what you need, I use www.fcpeuro.com and www.ecstuning.com, but there are more.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Tommy D
Blue line on the Middle inlet nipple

Blue line on the Middle inlet nipple
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By Tommy D
For the washer pump your fine, I just threw one...

For the washer pump your fine, I just threw one in my car. Paid like $6 for it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By Tommy D
http://www.oembimmerparts.com/default.asp ...

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/default.asp

www.fcpeuro.com
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-27-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Tommy D
Hard to tell you without looking at the car. ...

Hard to tell you without looking at the car. Most likely the expansion tank. But can you get back under the car and take a pic of the underside of that and hoses?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Tommy D
Posting at the same time, but see above. The...

Posting at the same time, but see above. The switch clips has been known to separate over time at the bottom, and a little epoxy will hold it together.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Tommy D
Can you test to see if you hear at only a certain...

Can you test to see if you hear at only a certain speed?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Tommy D
By crack in the "case", are you talking about the...

By crack in the "case", are you talking about the headlight assembly itself or is the crack on the front lens?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Tommy D
That's what I used, a black sharpie.

That's what I used, a black sharpie.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,723
Posted By Tommy D
Yes, the head could be warped. I'd pass on that...

Yes, the head could be warped. I'd pass on that car and look from something with fewer issues if I were you. Heed the advice from other experienced owners. Check engine light could be anything you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By Tommy D
Leases are for affording a new car for a very low...

Leases are for affording a new car for a very low payment. The E46's are already depreciated. So you'll be taking a loan out at your local credit union for a low interest payment after your down...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-05-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 34,780
Posted By Tommy D
Great, today I called the service department at...

Great, today I called the service department at my local dealership and they put me on a waiting list. They told me they will call when they have the parts, they are still waiting for them.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-01-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By Tommy D
Your vehicle needs a 4 wheel alignment. Prices...

Your vehicle needs a 4 wheel alignment. Prices are all over the place. Expect to pay around $100. Find a good BMW indy as they will know how to set it up properly.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-01-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 34,780
Posted By Tommy D
The dealerships don't want a stamped of...

The dealerships don't want a stamped of customers, plus I read online somewhere that there is a shortage of airbags as BMW is not the only car company with this problem. Glad you got it sorted and...
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