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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-29-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,643
Posted By rexinefx
I found this thread, but dead links

This thread covers the topic, but links are dead and does not really tell you if the Meyle is BMW packaged part.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=559413&highlight=meyle
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-29-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,643
Posted By rexinefx
Genuine BMW vs Meyle

I need to replace the Intake Camshaft Position Sensor on my 2005 BMW E46. Which brand to use Genuine BMW or Meyle? There is a huge price difference. Has anyone had experience with the Meyle brand for...
Forum: California 06-28-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By rexinefx
Best BMW Collision Repair in LA and OC?

Which one is the best BMW Collision Repair in LA and OC?


South Bay BMW
Spectrum Collision
New Century
McKenna
Beverly Hills
Monrovia
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,060
Posted By rexinefx
Jeff, thanks for the advice.

Jeff, thanks for the advice.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,060
Posted By rexinefx
Got my car door smashed while parked

Got my car door smashed while parked. Before I got out of the car, I checked the side to see no cars were coming, grabbed my wallet, and opened the door, was getting ready to get out of the car, and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By rexinefx
Broken automatic transmission cooler

Both automatic transmission fluid and coolant flow through the automatic transmission cooler. Your automatic transmission could be damaged. You should have gotten it towed instead.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By rexinefx
Bluetooth locked my Nav radio

The bluetooth got locked in my 2005 BMW 325i with the Mark IV navigation computer. The radio and bluetooth would not work, but the navigation would work just fine. To reset the bluetooth I had to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,857
Posted By rexinefx
How many years have you had you E46 poll?

How many years have you had your E46?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,614
Posted By rexinefx
Removing M56 black engine cover?

My 2004 BMW 325Ci with an M56 engine has a black engine cover without any screw holes. I need to remove the engine cover to get to the spark plugs. I did a search on how to remove the black engine...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,411
Posted By rexinefx
ATF filter and fludi change.

2005 BMW 325Ci
Steptronic ZF Automatic
Changed the filter and fluid by myself.
69900 miles - 2/17/2010 - ATF fluid and filter change with Pentosin Z1.
No problems so far at 71,000 miles.
After...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-05-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,461
Posted By rexinefx
Cars I have owned.

1994 Nissan Pathfinder - Accident totaled by my brother
1997 Nissan Maxima - Leased.
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 2 door - Leased.
1999 Ford Explorer 4 door - Leased.
2000 Mercedes S420 - Accident...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,487
Posted By rexinefx
Smile Here is the link for the Tail Light Problem on the Wiki

Here is the link for the Tail Light Problem on the Wiki


Tail Light Problem...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,350
Posted By rexinefx
E46 Taillight TSB ground wire fix for a OEM LED tail light?

My 2005 BMW 325Ci LED tail light went out. The LED STOP light signal works, but the LED turn signal light does not work. I unplugged and replugged the LED socket. The tail light comes on randomly...
Forum: California 02-27-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By rexinefx
Where is a good place in LA to bed your brakes without getting a ticket???

Where is a good place in LA to bed your brakes without getting a ticket from the police???
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,737
Posted By rexinefx
Rear View Mirror Adhesive

Just use a special rear view mirror adhesive from Auto Parts store.

Rear View Mirror Adhesive...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-09-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By rexinefx
BMW 2005 325Ci Wheel Alignment Shops in Los Angeles

Can anybody recommend any GOOD wheel alignment shops in Los Angeles for my 2005 BMW 325Ci. I was quoted $299 and $229 by different BMW dealers in the Los Angeles area. Thanks! I read Darin at West...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-05-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,141
Posted By rexinefx
If I change the ATF transmission fluid at the BMW...

If I change the ATF transmission fluid at the BMW dealership and the transmission starts having problems; will the BMW dealership warranty their work or blow me off? Has anybdoy been in this...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,141
Posted By rexinefx
It is a BMW 325Ci production date 11/2004...

It is a BMW 325Ci production date 11/2004 considered as a 2005 model with a STEPTRONIC transmission. Somebody else posted I have a 2004 330ci for some unknown reason. Confirmed the ZF transmission...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,141
Posted By rexinefx
I was looking through my BMW warranty manual and...

I was looking through my BMW warranty manual and it says ATF change at 100,000 miles. Anybody else see this?

2005 BMW 325Ci
ZF transmission
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,490
Posted By rexinefx
Kunal d, Thank for the feedback! :)

Kunal d,

Thank for the feedback! :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,141
Posted By rexinefx
Sorry typo, I meant ZF transmissions... Does...

Sorry typo, I meant ZF transmissions...

Does anybody have any feedback when using Pentosin ATF1 when changing their ZF ATF fluid and filter? How did your ZF perform after the change with the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,141
Posted By rexinefx
Any reports on using Pentosin ATF1 for ZF ATF change?

Does anybody have any feedback when using Pentosin ATF1 when changing their ZF ATF fluid and filter? How did your ZF perform after the change with the Pentosin ATF1 fluid?

Pentosin is the OEM...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,490
Posted By rexinefx
There was no metal hitting metal sound after I...

There was no metal hitting metal sound after I secured the oil cap correctly an my car is running fine currently. It was a sound like a a single marble hitting the side of a tin can but a little...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,490
Posted By rexinefx
Yes, my car is fine. I ran it for 5 - 10 minutes...

Yes, my car is fine. I ran it for 5 - 10 minutes to circulate the new oil I had put in. Next time, I will wait 5 minutes after shutdown to check the oil level. I was just wondering what could cause...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,490
Posted By rexinefx
Forgot to screw the oil cap on, engine had a metal hitting on metal sound

I changed my oil last night and was running the engine for about 5 minutes to circulate the new oil and check the oil level after and it was running fine. I turned off the engine, checked the...
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