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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By bshade1
Nothing flickers, no. I will do a double check...

Nothing flickers, no. I will do a double check on the lights on the trunk and make sure they are all working properly. But as for the indicator light itself...it is a steady on.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By bshade1
trunk indicator light

Ok...my trunk works fine. Latches and locks. Even the remote and push button in the cabin work. For some reason however my trunk open indicator light on the dash remains on. Loose wire? Anyone? ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 65,292
Posted By bshade1
Thanks. Yeah, I slept on it and lo and behold it...

Thanks. Yeah, I slept on it and lo and behold it slid into place this morning with marginal effort. Making sure the system is bled properly now and I should be good. Seems like a lot of fluid is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By bshade1
Need Serious Expansion tank help!!

So I was victim of the "cracked expansion tank" problem I see a lot of people have had. Removing the old one seemed easy enough. A bit of a struggle, but nothing major. In fact, the automatic...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 65,292
Posted By bshade1
I followed these instructions and all went well...

I followed these instructions and all went well removing the tank. However, I cannot for the life of me get the new tank to seat properly. I can see it needs to go down about a half a centimeter...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By bshade1
I like how coconutpete has grammar lessons in his...

I like how coconutpete has grammar lessons in his posts. However, in his first post he ended it with the word if and not of. Both of which are pronouns as well which shouldn't come at the end of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By bshade1
Garage Remote

I like that my car is pre-wired for my garage remote, but any ideas on how to make it work? Just wondering what it will take and if it is worth it. I'd love to get that bulky garage opener out of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-03-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,171
Posted By bshade1
Going to buy a new MityVac from Amazon today. ...

Going to buy a new MityVac from Amazon today. $85 new (includes shipping). I was looking at the 7201, but every model seems to be liked by everyone. Has anyone ever had a bad review of this...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,236
Posted By bshade1
Thanks. Yeah I don't have this trap door up...

Thanks. Yeah I don't have this trap door up front. I have the skid plate. I have a trap door that looks EXACTLY like the one in your picture but it is further back and exposes the tranny drain...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,236
Posted By bshade1
Nope. Rear Wheel. Looks like one giant plastic...

Nope. Rear Wheel. Looks like one giant plastic skid plate from below the dash all the way up to the front bumper. And as I said just behind it is a metal trap door (or the hole where one used to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,236
Posted By bshade1
Oil change help for 2003 325i

Doing my first oil change. All the posts I have seen say my oil drain plug is 17mm. I can't for the life of me find it. I can see a smaller bolt through a trap door (that was permanently removed...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 65,465
Posted By bshade1
I am uncomfortable with the word "lube" being...

I am uncomfortable with the word "lube" being thrown around so much. But yes, I did. :) Just went out and checked under the car and nada. Woohoo!!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 65,465
Posted By bshade1
I'd like to thank jcourcoul for the perfect...

I'd like to thank jcourcoul for the perfect insturctions on how to fix this problem. And also E46-platform for giving the specs on the o-ring. Cost me $2 for a 10pk. and although it was a bit more...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,090
Posted By bshade1
I just replaced the o ring today. Thanks for all...

I just replaced the o ring today. Thanks for all the info. For those of you wondering, it seems an o ring with dimensions 5/16" ID 9/16" OD and 1/8" wall works well. At least it did for me. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 65,465
Posted By bshade1
Looks like I have this very problem. Thanks for...

Looks like I have this very problem. Thanks for the detailed directions and advice on what to do. One question though. If I take the sensor off, replace the O Ring, and reinstall, how much coolant...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By bshade1
I think I may have this problem. Any idea if...

I think I may have this problem. Any idea if Autozone or the like carry the o-ring and if so is that what I ask for? Can't be more than a few buck and I refuse to pay labor for something so simple....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,734
Posted By bshade1
I take mine to Walmart all the time. Any...

I take mine to Walmart all the time. Any mechanic should be fine with doing a simple oil change. It's not like someone in the gardening section is called in to do it. I buy the filter myself since...
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