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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 53,312
Posted By klixtokw
reply to air bags change

It's really not important where they were made. I just know I received a re-call went to dealer to find out they did not have it. Based on a friend there he called me when a few were received (not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By klixtokw
Question E46 vert top problem

My top will open but needs a small push in the front when it starts to fold it into the storage bin and then it will complete the opening sequence. On Closing the reverse its true. Once the cover...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 53,312
Posted By klixtokw
re-call again

I had my passenger one changed in 8-2015 and now BMW tells me it has to be changed again as well as the driver's side! I believe they are buying cheap units from China or they don't know what they...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks Dude. was totally unaware. I just saw...

Thanks Dude. was totally unaware. I just saw pump trouble and since I was having same It Immediately drew my attention. Anyway the info on the pump re-build facility is good for any pump. Good...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By klixtokw
That is why I kept asking what car he was talking...

That is why I kept asking what car he was talking about. I take your word for the other models because I'm only familiar with my E-46. By the way BMW should have kept the design as the E-36 if its as...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By klixtokw
See attached pic of removed unit! You be the...

See attached pic of removed unit! You be the judge. ZERO WATER ANYWHERE! To be clear I'm talking about an E46- 2004 325CI. If you have a Z or an E36 its a different ballgame although VERY similar and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By klixtokw
CLUBRACER, you never did say what car are you...

CLUBRACER,
you never did say what car are you having the problem with????
Also make sure you view the HOME page of the site I recommended because its there they explain why the rebuild is better...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By klixtokw
I still don't know how they know the Hydro unit...

I still don't know how they know the Hydro unit is not operational because you can have current reaching the unit yet have some micro switches or the CVM unit not sending the proper signal for it to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-14-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By klixtokw
I'm assuming you are talking about the hydraulic...

I'm assuming you are talking about the hydraulic motor pump unit? If so how did you determine it was bad? I had an Indy repair my top and he said it was the hydro unit and replaced it and after...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-29-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 74,938
Posted By klixtokw
Hi Jim sorry you have this on a new purchase. I...

Hi Jim sorry you have this on a new purchase. I recommend you take it to a mechanic knowledgeable in tops. Be forewarned you have a long and tedious search for such an individual. Ask your friends...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-19-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By klixtokw
tHANKS! Is that a good an inexpensive brand?

tHANKS! Is that a good an inexpensive brand?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By klixtokw
Cheap parts

Does anyone know where I can get good quality filters for a 325CI-2004? I need the oil, cabin, air and gas filters and any other I may have left out for lack of knowledge.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-22-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By klixtokw
not necessarily if you have a meter with the...

not necessarily if you have a meter with the proper current range. I did check for parasitic currents and also checked for the large starting current of 600 a using a hook on meter rated for 1000a.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-22-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By klixtokw
CHANSTA, here is a link to a video that shows...

CHANSTA,
here is a link to a video that shows exactly how i connected the ammeter in series to check for parasitic currents:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdIKNnwEjIs&feature=channel&list=UL
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-22-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By klixtokw
Chan I really appreciate your help since I'm...

Chan I really appreciate your help since I'm green on the repair dept and anxious to learn. You have given me excellent suggestions which i have applied. The knocking the starter was not suggested by...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By klixtokw
I used a hook on around the battery wires that is...

I used a hook on around the battery wires that is capable of 1000amps DC. No big deal you just hook it on and read. Its very efficient and safe. Any current leaving the battery will be read. BTW I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks for the links I did use them and found the...

Thanks for the links I did use them and found the part and price. thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By klixtokw
Good input and thanks for the picture.

Good input and thanks for the picture.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By klixtokw
Even w/o the ammeter I have no current flow to...

Even w/o the ammeter I have no current flow to the starter. By the way this is the way the manufacturer instructs how to connect and it si reading the parasitic currents when placed in the ma scale....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By klixtokw
GoFORTH, thanks for your input. You are right...

GoFORTH,
thanks for your input. You are right I'm green but learning fast and anxious to keep learning. I can remove the airbox and other items like replacing the battery but I have no idea what the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By klixtokw
Is it not solid proof that the solenoid is not...

Is it not solid proof that the solenoid is not closing when you hit the starter and there is no sound and the high beams do not even blink? It seems that no current is delivered because either the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks but can you give more details on how to...

Thanks but can you give more details on how to crank from the top? Like how can you access the starter from top? Do you need to remove parts? and how do you actually crank the motor or do mean TAP...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By klixtokw
Thanks! I may have to reset the radio as a...

Thanks! I may have to reset the radio as a minimum.
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