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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 203
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Lots of folks have posted up on this topic, with...

Lots of folks have posted up on this topic, with various solutions. Didja try searching? Also, try searching on e46fanatics.com.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By Fishful Thinking
What about worn, sloppy engine/transmission...

What about worn, sloppy engine/transmission mounts? I've heard of folks money shifting because of them...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Fishful Thinking
My car did that all the time. Adjusting the...

My car did that all the time. Adjusting the brake helped, but did not eliminate it. I then cleaned off the friction surfaces by gently pulling the hand brake several times while driving on the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Fishful Thinking
This cubby just pulls out - no screws or...

This cubby just pulls out - no screws or anything. Just grasp the open lid and give a good tug. I snaked the cord through the passenger side hinge area. No cutting or drilling needed.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By Fishful Thinking
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=8934...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=893444&highlight=coding

PA Soft 1.4. Got mine from X-car360. Read thread in link above for more details.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By Fishful Thinking
He didn't die. He just came to visit me!

He didn't die. He just came to visit me!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Fishful Thinking
The shop that did the work should attempt to fix...

The shop that did the work should attempt to fix the problem under warranty. There should not be any condensation. Your first move should have been to return ASAP to have the shop make it right. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Fishful Thinking
How old are your tires? You could have some...

How old are your tires? You could have some tread seperation on that tire. Try swapping it with the left front and see if the sound moves.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Do you have a breaker bar? If so, put the socket...

Do you have a breaker bar? If so, put the socket on with the bar facing left and stand on it. Bounce on it if you can.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,004
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Maybe try bedding the brakes after you bleed...

Maybe try bedding the brakes after you bleed them. But yes, bleed them first.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Just starting to think that? Go change that...

Just starting to think that? Go change that sucker.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By Fishful Thinking
The joy of driving these cars lies in being fully...

The joy of driving these cars lies in being fully engaged in the process. Maybe you'd be happier in a Hyundai Elantra....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Ummm, no.

Ummm, no.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Smg
Views: 798
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Read. The. WIKI. Before. Asking. Questions. ...

Read. The. WIKI. Before. Asking. Questions. Pretty simple, no?

http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php/BMW_E46

Very often, the WIKI holds the answers to most people's questions, and folks are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Smg
Views: 798
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Read. The. WIKI. Before. Asking. Questions. ...

Read. The. WIKI. Before. Asking. Questions. Pretty simple, no?

http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php/BMW_E46
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Well, it's not like they're all that rare. Just...

Well, it's not like they're all that rare. Just find one with a manual that meets your standards. Take your time shopping for the right car, be sure to get a pre-purchase inspection, and be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By Fishful Thinking
A priest, a minister and a rabbi are discussing...

A priest, a minister and a rabbi are discussing life, death, and the afterlife when the conversation turns to the question of what would you like to hear said about you at your funeral. The priest...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By Fishful Thinking
A man in the old west is sitting in front of the...

A man in the old west is sitting in front of the saloon when a dusty, dried up looking cowboy rides up. The cowboy climbs off his horse, ties it up, walks around to the horse's backside, lifts the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 653
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Isn't there a cold climate thermostat available...

Isn't there a cold climate thermostat available for these cars?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-29-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Your car is most probably an E90, not an E46. ...

Your car is most probably an E90, not an E46. Try the E90 forum.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 24,322
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Got mine replaced, no problem. Just call the...

Got mine replaced, no problem. Just call the dealer and make an appointment.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By Fishful Thinking
1. Bleed your coolant system. Search this site...

1. Bleed your coolant system. Search this site for tons of info.
2. Borrow a code reader from your local car parts store, read the codes, and google them or post them here, and someone will know...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Do not over fill your expansion tank. As the...

Do not over fill your expansion tank. As the name implies, there has to be some room for expansion in the tank. Air is compressible. Coolant is not. Add just enough coolant to float the indicator...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-12-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Fishful Thinking
How old are your tires? I've experienced this in...

How old are your tires? I've experienced this in cars with old tires.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-12-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Only way to know whether one will be fast enough...

Only way to know whether one will be fast enough for you is to try them both out. I wanted a 330, but I bought my 325 because it was in fantastic condition at a great price, which outweiged my...
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