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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By RonaldRegan
Prior to installing the pump I switched out the...

Prior to installing the pump I switched out the fuel pump relay with another (both light green, horn and fuel pump). Now my old pump works fine, so does my horn using the origianl fuel pump...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By RonaldRegan
Thanks for the responses. The fuel pump is...

Thanks for the responses.

The fuel pump is not priming.

I used a volt meter on the two thicker wires on the fuel pump plug and found that it was getting power when the pump should be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-12-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By RonaldRegan
Another will not start thread.....

I have 2002 325i with automatic and 138K miles. The car will crank but will not start. First it was only in cold weather then it didn;t matter if it was cold or warm. None of the check engine...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-05-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,735
Posted By RonaldRegan
I'm having the same problem...... No code...

I'm having the same problem...... No code either/check engine light. I took the battery to get checked. I was told I had a bad cell, replaced the battery and still no luck. Next I'm targeting the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By RonaldRegan
Here's a link to the listing.... Thanks for the...

Here's a link to the listing.... Thanks for the advice.

LINK...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By RonaldRegan
Thinking about picking up an E90 to replace my E46.....

I have a 2002 325i and love it. It has 138,000 runs great and has treated me very well for the 80K miles I put on it but I want something newer since the 2002 will not last forever.

I'm testing...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-16-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By RonaldRegan
Thank you from the advice from both of you. I...

Thank you from the advice from both of you. I order from rockauto only due to price and that a Cardone auto parts Tech Rep confirmed that the spec for the $43 caliper is 2.28" and that was the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-16-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By RonaldRegan
Has anyone purchased the correct rear brake caliper from a parts supplier?

I'd like to know where anyone purchased a rear left brake caliper for a 2002 325i BMW online or otherwise with success? Link or part # would help too.

My original post about the brakes on my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
Thanks for a ll the advice. Still working on...

Thanks for a ll the advice. Still working on getting the part, Arizona Autohaus is out of stock. Looks like I may take the rebuils route although it's not preffered for longevity.

Anybody...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-13-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
I though the same thing until I found another...

I though the same thing until I found another autozone with one in stock and it measured the same... 1.75"

A salvaged part before Arizona Autohaus or rockauto or even a rebuild kit?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-13-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
Funny thing, I picked up a caliper from the local...

Funny thing, I picked up a caliper from the local auto zone since they had it in stock..... I couldn't figure out why the caliper wouldn't fit over the rotor. The face of the caliper to the opposite...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-13-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
UPDATE: Since the car was stuck at work and the...

UPDATE: Since the car was stuck at work and the brakes operate fine for the test drives I did in the parking lot, I wold occasionally drive to lunch. This weekend late at night when there was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
I used a standard OBD 2 reader..... sounds like...

I used a standard OBD 2 reader..... sounds like it's not the right equipment. I called a recommended BMW indy shop and they said they would check the brake system before replacing anything but it's...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-01-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
Checked for codes and there are none..... the...

Checked for codes and there are none..... the brakes work but I've only driven it around the parking lot.....

Does anyone know a a good indy mechanic in the south jersey area? Also, how much...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
It's a 2002 with 128K miles and the brake fluid...

It's a 2002 with 128K miles and the brake fluid is the original from the factory. Could that be the issue? I'll check for codes on Tuesday and report back...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
I wondered the same, especially when I had that...

I wondered the same, especially when I had that flat tire feeling while driving today.

That turned out to be a one time deal, more likely related to the parking brake mechanism sticking since it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
I don't plan on driving it until I've fixed...

I don't plan on driving it until I've fixed it....... I'll have it towed home, AAA.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
Thanks for the help, I'll look at that first.

Thanks for the help, I'll look at that first.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
The reservoir appears to be full. I'll add that...

The reservoir appears to be full. I'll add that to the top post. Thanks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
Makes sense, anyway to test this prior to...

Makes sense, anyway to test this prior to replacing it and would be a sensor light for something like that? No sensor lights came on.

Also, are there any recommended DIY walk through?

Does...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By RonaldRegan
Brakes stopped working, pedal on the floor.

2002 325i 128,000 miles.

Driving to work today and the brake pedal went to the floor with little no slowing down of the car.

The brake pedal goes straight to the floor now.

I didn't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,213
Posted By RonaldRegan
Anybody?

Anybody?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,213
Posted By RonaldRegan
dOESN;t really seem like there's a problem with...

dOESN;t really seem like there's a problem with any of the above, but I did notice that the differential was soaked (most likely leaking for a while).... Any chance it's related to my symptoms?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-19-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,213
Posted By RonaldRegan
Anyone else have any other suggestions for a...

Anyone else have any other suggestions for a diagnosis/repair for this...... Is it possible that the emergency brake is sticking instead of the caliper or possible differential problem?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,213
Posted By RonaldRegan
Sticking Brake Caliper or busted differential?

I'm getting a vibration, almost like a flat tire, when driving driving my 2002 325i with 125K miles on it. There's a burning smell coming from the rear passenger side tire. The car pulls to the...
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