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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 765
Posted By wahine312
Sunset- Only when it was cooled? Any tips on...

Sunset- Only when it was cooled? Any tips on what you did differently the 2nd time with the hoses?

The longer it sits cooled, the more it leaks. So annoying.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 765
Posted By wahine312
MMM- From all the wrong places apparently! ...

MMM- From all the wrong places apparently! Nowhere special, OEM parts- any brands or places you can recommend if indeed (and it would appear we are) going to install another expansion tank.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 765
Posted By wahine312
$*%**** Expansion Tank

I am either doing something completely wrong, or the expansion tanks on these cars are so faulty there should be a recall.

I believe I am on my 3rd expansion tank- within 5 years. I've replaced...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,380
Posted By wahine312
Thanks for these extra tips. Did the exhaust...

Thanks for these extra tips. Did the exhaust last week... not a full fix so doing the intake this week....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By wahine312
We only have one indy shop and I didn't trust...

We only have one indy shop and I didn't trust them- took it to them first to diagnose and check fluid level... said level was good and then didn't want to hear anything about trying a computer...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By wahine312
And my condolences to your neck! I don't think I...

And my condolences to your neck! I don't think I could have stood to drive it for a whole year in that condition! Whoa! That's some serious whiplash during those shifts! ;)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By wahine312
We did the computer update... hasn't had a...

We did the computer update... hasn't had a problem with the hard shifting since... knock on wood please!!!

Now of course there are problems with the cam position sensors... but shifting great.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By wahine312
WOW! Just wanted to say thanks for posting that...

WOW! Just wanted to say thanks for posting that link! We have the trifecta going on... really helped!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By wahine312
When we had leaks there we replaced that part......

When we had leaks there we replaced that part... and sure enough then the expansion tank. Was relatively inexpensive and able to do ourselves.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By wahine312
Lol. OH! Yes... booking travel as we speak. ...

Lol. OH! Yes... booking travel as we speak.

I trust him to do the repair... just not me to not draw a coincidental line between it all junking out and him fixing it.

Honestly, the indy shop is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By wahine312
What's Lourdes? Is the transmission oil temp...

What's Lourdes?

Is the transmission oil temp sensor thing something I should replace in the process?

The only indy shop we have here I get such a bad feeling about. I've never really liked...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By wahine312
Is that the nice way of saying this is your last...

Is that the nice way of saying this is your last ditch effort before you're shelling out for a new transmission? ;)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By wahine312
Only 78,000.... I haven't changed the...

Only 78,000.... I haven't changed the transmission oil. I'm leery about doing it after reading from folks here that it might cause more problems than fix since at this point it's already having...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By wahine312
What could this be?

My poor car (read poor owner!) is having issues with its transmission. The fluid level was checked and was fine. After driving for a while, and then sitting for a bit it will hard shift into any...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By wahine312
Tried the software update... taking her out today...

Tried the software update... taking her out today for a big day or running around... here's hoping I am driving not towing her back home! :eek:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,801
Posted By wahine312
I just had a software update for my transmission...

I just had a software update for my transmission issues (hard shifting intermittently).... here's hoping it's the fix we both need!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-18-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By wahine312
Cool Intermittent Hard Shifting Auto Transmission

Hi There,

I tried to do a thorough search of the forums to see if this had already been answered and couldn't find anything too similar, but if there was a post out there I apologize for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-17-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,805
Posted By wahine312
Just an update...

We totally dodged the bullet with the sister fiasco... did some repairs, tune up... alls well.

Lent my car to my mom... it got broken into!!! Smashed passenger window...

Word to the wise.......
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-07-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,805
Posted By wahine312
This is great advice. I am going to give it a...

This is great advice. I am going to give it a week and monitor performance and check to see if our Napa carried Block Check.

Keeping all crossables crossed that we dodged a big headache... not to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-07-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,805
Posted By wahine312
Back from vacation... car running...

We got back to what hopefully is going to turn out to be a smaller mess than we anticipated.

The upper radiator hose popped off which caused the coolant to leak... thankfully not TOO much leaked...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-29-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,805
Posted By wahine312
Ouch. Another word to the wise.. don't post...

Ouch. Another word to the wise.. don't post questions you don't really want the answer you know you're gonna get while on vacation!:cry:

Thanks for all your quick replies.

She's got no cash...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,805
Posted By wahine312
Unhappy How in trouble am I?

This is exactly what happened to my car. Unfortunately I'm on vacation and it was my sister who was driving my car. She pulled over (with no power steering) left the car running for about 10...
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