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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By DashingDaryl
So it's a pressure due to a "leak in the system"...

So it's a pressure due to a "leak in the system" issue, not a "pressure due to low fluid" issue?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-07-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By DashingDaryl
Will 750li not shift into gear 'cause Mectronic Leak or 'cause low Tranny Fluid?

I was looking at a 2006 750LI that won't shift into gear. The seller thinks it is the Mechtronics o-ring.

I tend to agree with that assessment.

I would need to get the car home. From what I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-02-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,706
Posted By DashingDaryl
Since you are iffy on a new alternator, or a junk...

Since you are iffy on a new alternator, or a junk Yard alternator. I would recommend you have your current alternator rebuilt. This way you know it fits, it is cheaper than new and you know you have...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-21-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By DashingDaryl
The Z3 doesn't have a cabin filter, does it? If...

The Z3 doesn't have a cabin filter, does it? If it did, I'd recommend pulling it out and see if that solves the problem.

My friend had a ford whose resistor pack wore out. All she got was a low...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-21-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By DashingDaryl
Can you get the hood open at all? I had this...

Can you get the hood open at all? I had this problem with my Volvo once. The solution was to pull out the front grill to gain access to the spring latch. The Z4 grill just "Pops" out so you may want...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-21-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By DashingDaryl
I believe you just screw the screws all the way...

I believe you just screw the screws all the way out and the pull the "rivet" ring out. The screws just expand the plastic so it locks in. Once the screws are out, the plastic should just pull...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-18-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,177
Posted By DashingDaryl
I would not do it. I believe BMW builds all their...

I would not do it. I believe BMW builds all their parts to last 200K miles. With today's precision manufacturing, it is my opinion, that just about everything wears out at that point. So in your...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-12-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,576
Posted By DashingDaryl
Cool. Thanks for the Update

Cool. Thanks for the Update
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-11-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,163
Posted By DashingDaryl
If it reset and then comes back on immediatley,...

If it reset and then comes back on immediatley, my guess is you have an on going airbag problem. Like a disconnected wire.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-10-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,448
Posted By DashingDaryl
I also have the same problem as Jeff ...

I also have the same problem as Jeff



Though it is a simple device, I still wonder if it could go bad due to clogging or something.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-09-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,988
Posted By DashingDaryl
If it helps you, your EWS is located in the...

If it helps you, your EWS is located in the footwell of the passenger's side. Here are some instructions. http://www.rpmmotorsport.net/E85_DME___EWS_Locations.html I would look at it, along with any...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-09-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,448
Posted By DashingDaryl
Has anyone ever heard of a CDV valve going bad?...

Has anyone ever heard of a CDV valve going bad? My car goes through the gears ok, but it is so much less smooth than other sticks I have driven.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-09-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,576
Posted By DashingDaryl
Does your car has a "Burned Out Bulb" indicator...

Does your car has a "Burned Out Bulb" indicator on the dash? Is it lit? If it is, I'd check all the lights, including the less obvious ones like the License Plate light.

I am assuming you already...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-09-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,950
Posted By DashingDaryl
Here are some instructions, though I have never...

Here are some instructions, though I have never used them myself http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=210510
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-09-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,950
Posted By DashingDaryl
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=210510
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-05-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,988
Posted By DashingDaryl
I have Four thoughts. 1. from your error...

I have Four thoughts.

1. from your error codes it looks like their is a problem in your data lines. That means your EWS (Whatever that is) is not getting a proper security response and is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-04-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,988
Posted By DashingDaryl
need to know where your starter is? Watch this...

need to know where your starter is? Watch this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IgdkQxe7Z8
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-04-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,988
Posted By DashingDaryl
Do you get a click from the starter?

Do you get a click from the starter?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-04-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,016
Posted By DashingDaryl
Do you have anyway to verify what the Dealer is...

Do you have anyway to verify what the Dealer is saying? Would you be willing to buy a code reader, or go to Autozone and have your codes read.

Off the top of my head, I would guess the car is...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-03-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,332
Posted By DashingDaryl
Sounds really weird and basic, but I had a...

Sounds really weird and basic, but I had a similar problem and this was the solution.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-22-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By DashingDaryl
Ok, More Questions, If you were to guess...

Ok, More Questions,

If you were to guess where on the passenger side the smell came from, would you guess the front or closer to the passenger cabin? Does a burning plastic bag smell like burning...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-21-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By DashingDaryl
Any Codes? Do you have a way to see if your car...

Any Codes? Do you have a way to see if your car is getting up to temp and your sensor is slow? (Some folks have Non Contact Temp Guns)

Any other symptoms?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-21-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,971
Posted By DashingDaryl
I think it is just finicky like mine. Get close...

I think it is just finicky like mine. Get close enough to verify the locking and unlocking of the doors and then hold the unlock button down. Sometimes it seems like forever for something to happen,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-18-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,655
Posted By DashingDaryl
Out of curiosity, what was the actual P code? ...

Out of curiosity, what was the actual P code?

Here is something to read: http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1447207
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,177
Posted By DashingDaryl
I bought my NGKs from O'Reilley. They had them in...

I bought my NGKs from O'Reilley. They had them in stock, the part numbers matched and cost about $6 each. I took in my original BMW NGKs and we took the part number off the OEM plug.
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