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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By grimma
or you can solder 2 resistors 100 ohm each and...

or you can solder 2 resistors 100 ohm each and one diode 1N4001 or 1N4007 and connect it to blue and white wire below the seat and that is it! It is what I did! no more airbag light! just google it!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By grimma
two words, Liqui Moly!

two words, Liqui Moly!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By grimma
remove your airbox , and MAF, put a latex glove...

remove your airbox , and MAF, put a latex glove around intake rubber boot! do few turns with a tape arround glove! at the rear of the intake driver side remove one end cap! on the nipple attach...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By grimma
check the oil filter cap , it has 2 small O-rings...

check the oil filter cap , it has 2 small O-rings if they dont seal as they should be you will loose oil pressure on oil pressure sensor and upper engine oil starvation will occur!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By grimma
vacuum leak

vacuum leak
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 782
Posted By grimma
I did only standard Stuff as a preventive...

I did only standard Stuff as a preventive maintenance to my E60 worst DiY was replacing automatic gearbox solenoids! It was M54 engine! there was no big investments on it! Why did I sold that car! :(
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By grimma
Steering wheel position questions?

Here is the story: last weekend I DIYed RTABs. Before I did them my steering wheel was inclined to the right maybe 5-10 degrees. Now after job is done it is 5-10 degrees to the left? WTF?

Car is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 782
Posted By grimma
E46 is a crap car compared to E60! i owned E60...

E46 is a crap car compared to E60! i owned E60 before and now I am on E46! Sometimes when i see E60 rolling by, I just want to cry!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By grimma
if it is M52 or M54 engine check the oil filter...

if it is M52 or M54 engine check the oil filter cap! If it is not pressed as it should be two little o-rings wont seal and then you will have red oil pressure indicator!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-29-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By grimma
my reponse to post 7: I replaced my cat....

my reponse to post 7: I replaced my cat. converter and shortly after car was totaled in a highway accident! I think it was temporary fix because head gasket wasnt seeling good and car consumed...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By grimma
i had once similar situation with my 523i , he...

i had once similar situation with my 523i , he consumed coolant and cloged my cata. converter. I ended up same as you.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-22-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 749
Posted By grimma
owners manual says that my gearbox and diff oils...

owners manual says that my gearbox and diff oils are lifetime! but I dont believe in that lifetime c r a p policy.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By grimma
Battery

on my X3 battery died 5 months ago, when road assistance arrived we where amazed to see that original battery lasted for 9 years! manufacturing date can be found stamped on one of the terminals! it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 749
Posted By grimma
I am sorry, I am crazy when it is about my car...

I am sorry, I am crazy when it is about my car maintenence, but In proffesional life I am in aircraft maintenance
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 749
Posted By grimma
but they told me that 75W90 is a NO GO for my...

but they told me that 75W90 is a NO GO for my transmission! It should be 75W80.And liqui moly dont have full synthetic oil for diff which is 75W90 GL-4 for differential. they have mineral and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 749
Posted By grimma
Thank you all for answers, after a small research...

Thank you all for answers, after a small research I found that 75W80 GL3+ from liqui moly is compatible for my gearbox as it meets GL3 and GL4 standards , as for diff oil this company really...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 749
Posted By grimma
The oil I bought was GL-3+ and guy was all dure...

The oil I bought was GL-3+ and guy was all dure that this is oil for my gearbox! I dont know should I go with 75W95 GL-5 or 75W140 GL-5 for diff?


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 749
Posted By grimma
Well I will check what is this 75W80 GL3+...

Well I will check what is this 75W80 GL3+ allready and does it fit in my car because I know Liqui Moly is good manufacturer. Just this old guy in their stores was so boring and stuborn. He started...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By grimma
323Ci 1999 239000 km rear trailing arm bushing question?

Hello,


I have some metal to metal rattle on my rear left. While adjusting my parking (e-brake) brake I did some inspection on the rear. I found my left rear trailing arm touching bracket, and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 749
Posted By grimma
Thank you all for answers but i dont need...

Thank you all for answers but i dont need manufacturer names, i use liqui moly. I wanted to find out correct weights for diff and tranny.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 749
Posted By grimma
Diff and transmission oil type E46 323ci 1999

My car is WBA BM3 108 0EZ 627 68. I was in store looking for correct oil for my diff and manual 5 speed tranny. i found on this forums and e46 fanatics that correct oil would be 75W80 GL-4 tranny and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 44,281
Posted By grimma
It was two small o- rings.

It was two small o- rings.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By grimma
I had same issue before. for me it was disa valve...

I had same issue before. for me it was disa valve o-ring leak. when I installed new oring problem went away. i did the ccv before this of course.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 44,281
Posted By grimma
I had the same problem with red oil pressure...

I had the same problem with red oil pressure light flickering an some times staying. My solutions was a new oil filter Cap with all three joints. But I was told two litlle joints are key problem in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By grimma
E46 323 ci (coupe) 1999 rear suspension type?

Hello everyone,

I have a simple question I can not be sure on real oem. I want to renew my rear shocks. Do I need standard shocks or sport?

As I can see on vendor pages and realoem they have...
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