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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By Watts2590
Checked the coils and it was the third one just...

Checked the coils and it was the third one just like the mechanic said. Just went to auto zone, since I didn't want to wait for a part to get shipped, and did the fix. Took me less than 20 minutes....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By Watts2590
anyone know a good website where I can purchase...

anyone know a good website where I can purchase the coil?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By Watts2590
Watched this video......

Watched this video... https://youtu.be/z37jl4HXQjg
Seems like I can do exactly what this guy does to determine if its really the coil.
I know this is an M3 but I'm sure its very similar.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By Watts2590
He said that there's 2 coils in each cylinder and...

He said that there's 2 coils in each cylinder and it's likely only one in cylinder 3 has gone bad
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By Watts2590
Took it in and the guy said its a 303 code. Said...

Took it in and the guy said its a 303 code. Said cylinder 3 is misfiring and most likely needs a new coil and spark plug but said he would have to open it up to see exactly which coil in the cylinder...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By Watts2590
I don't have anything to check the codes. Was...

I don't have anything to check the codes. Was thinking of taking it to a place that checks whats wrong for free, but just do not have the time today so was hoping to get answers on here
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By Watts2590
Check engine light, engine shaking

Randomly i was driving yesterday, and out of no where the check engine light came on. As soon as it came on I felt the car shaking slightly. Also the car was not accelerating like it should. No...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Watts2590
Time to change control arm bushings

My car is now at 105k so its definitely time to change the control arm bushings. I know the control arms fail not too long after the bushings so my question is if I should change both the control...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By Watts2590
steering wheel shaking around 30-40 mph?!

Hi my issue is that the steering wheel tends to shake when I'm between 30-40 mph. It doesn't happen all the time. Ive noticed that it does happen usually after I accelerate fast and then slow back...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Watts2590
Ok thanks man. I was freaking out for a Lil bit

Ok thanks man. I was freaking out for a Lil bit
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Watts2590
It was a little warm but that was after it sat on...

It was a little warm but that was after it sat on the pavement for a minute or two
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Watts2590
It's clear and odorless but doesn't seem like...

It's clear and odorless but doesn't seem like it's a small amount. It does only come out when the ac is on though. Is that suppose to happen? Sorry not a mechanic here. Can't diagnos the problem but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Watts2590
Water leaking from bottom of car.

Help asap! I let some girl drive my car because she wanted to learn how to drive stick and she went over a speed bump kind of fast and the number scrapped the bottom of the car. I got out and looked...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Watts2590
Sounds like it's definitely the cassette. I'm...

Sounds like it's definitely the cassette. I'm actually taking it to a dealership in about a half hour. I guess I'll find out for sure. But if anyone can find that DIY that would be great. I can't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Watts2590
Thanks man. Actually dropping it off at bmw...

Thanks man. Actually dropping it off at bmw tomorrow and they are going to let me kno how much it's gonna cost. Couldn't really find much info online about it. I'm just really hoping it's not the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Watts2590
Talked to a guy at bmw and he said worst case...

Talked to a guy at bmw and he said worst case scenario I will need a sunroof cassette which will cost 1875 plus tax to put in. Not looking to spend anywhere near that. Was hoping to get a little more...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Watts2590
I'll try pushing the side that doesn't move to...

I'll try pushing the side that doesn't move to see if that works. I looked on the wiki and couldn't find anything that will help me. I really need it fixed asap. It's currently stuck in the position...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Watts2590
Thanks for the link but I think it's a lot more...

Thanks for the link but I think it's a lot more than just the sunshade. The passenger side of the sunroof moves on the track while the driver side doesn't even attempt to move at all
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Watts2590
took the sunroof off real quick and I was able to...

took the sunroof off real quick and I was able to find out that the driver side track for the sunroof does not move at all but the passenger side does. please help! it might rain tomorrow!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Watts2590
sunroof help!

My sunroof is currently stuck in a position where the passenger side is tilted up and the driver side seems to be in normal closed position. When I try moving the sunroof in any direction all I hear...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By Watts2590
Thank you! Its definitely nice having the extra...

Thank you! Its definitely nice having the extra cash in my pocket as well
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By Watts2590
Just finished the whole cooling system overhaul...

Just finished the whole cooling system overhaul today. Took me pretty much all day but everything was working perfect and there were no lights on. It was so nice driving the BMW for the first time...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By Watts2590
Thanks for all the information. Does anyone have...

Thanks for all the information. Does anyone have a DIY of possibly changing the whole cooling system since its recommended to do the whole thing?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By Watts2590
Thermostat Replacement

My check engine light came on recently and a mechanic said I am going to need a new thermostat and the housing for it as well as coolant. He said it cost $340 for it to get fixed. Is that a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By Watts2590
Aftermarket Navigation...

Found a couple of aftermarket navigations that look good and am thinking of getting one of them. Only thing is there are no reviews on them. Does anyone have either one of these aftermarket navs...
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