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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-13-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By Mattt6511
Alright awesome. Now is there a simple way for me...

Alright awesome. Now is there a simple way for me to check the head gasket? Or pretty much just check oil/ coolant if milky and white smoke out of exhaust? Any other simple ways for me to check? The...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-13-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By Mattt6511
1996 318i overheating

Hey guys tommorow I'm going to pick up a 1996 318i I found off Craigslist for cheap it's $1,300. But it's overheating, my plan is to check and replace if bad the head gasket, also I was planning on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By Mattt6511
Hmm I looked into the pa soft 1.3.6 that's the...

Hmm I looked into the pa soft 1.3.6 that's the free software and the $40 tool. It seems to give you all the codes for all the modules but no way to interpret the codes just random numbers. Well I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By Mattt6511
I will try disconnecting the battery and plugging...

I will try disconnecting the battery and plugging the new hazard switch again. Is the pa soft scanner any good? Can it check problems with the light control module? And or alarm faults?? Thanks guys!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By Mattt6511
I considered the light control module and I know...

I considered the light control module and I know you can't use a used one off of eBay it has to be new with the programming. The dealership wants $800 I'm very hesitant to thow a $800 part that may...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By Mattt6511
My 01 325 hazards are still randomly flashing. No ideas :-( please help

Hey guys so as you might know I posted about 2 weeks ago my 2001 325i hazards will randomly start going off. It's completely random they can not turn on for 24 hours and seem fine then all of a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-29-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,217
Posted By Mattt6511
Dude that was a great deal. I would pay $400 for...

Dude that was a great deal. I would pay $400 for it all day long!! Heck I would pay $700 for it all day long!! I'm really interested too see how the paint and progress comes out please post pics as...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-29-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,506
Posted By Mattt6511
Nice take some pictures of the car! How bad was...

Nice take some pictures of the car! How bad was removing the head on the e36?? Also how common is a bad head gasket on the inline 6 do u guys know? I have heard of quite a few 4 banger 318 with bad...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Mattt6511
Alright. I found a kit on eBay for $340 it seemed...

Alright. I found a kit on eBay for $340 it seemed mostly oem but I will order through a oem BMW site instead I would rather spend a extra few Hundred and not have it leak. My question is I saw on the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Mattt6511
What should I do remove the expansion tank and...

What should I do remove the expansion tank and check it, or just order the kit with everything?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Mattt6511
The car has 119,800 miles, can you tell where the...

The car has 119,800 miles, can you tell where the leak is though??
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Mattt6511
Any ideas?? I would like to order the parts today...

Any ideas?? I would like to order the parts today :-)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Mattt6511
My Coolant leak, YouTube video attatched

Hey guys so I threw a video on YouTube too see if you guys can help me see where I'm leaking coolant from. I think it's the coolant fill tank that's leaking, at first I thought it was the one lower...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Mattt6511
The cooling fan assembly is called the...

The cooling fan assembly is called the "replacement fan shroud assembly" in most cars it should come with a brand new motor, fan assembly and speed controller but before you order a new one I would...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Mattt6511
As far as your missfire first step get your check...

As far as your missfire first step get your check engine codes pulled from autozone or somehwhere free. Then report back with what codes you have, from what I have seen the BMW coils go bad often...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Mattt6511
As far as your cooling problem if the temp goes...

As far as your cooling problem if the temp goes down when your driving at say speeds above 20mph and when you stop at a light your coolant guage goes up your problem is 99% most likely your cooling...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Mattt6511
I'll test the battery I know it dying all the...

I'll test the battery I know it dying all the time puts a draw on it. Do you guys reccomend a decent Coolant pressure tester for these cars?? I was thinking of getting a Stant 12270 then the BMW...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Mattt6511
Hah I have the same problem in my 2001 325i the...

Hah I have the same problem in my 2001 325i the hazards randomly go off for no reason i woke up today and my battery was dead they went off in the middle of the night!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Mattt6511
Lots of problems with my 01 325i :-(

So I guess my 2001 325i was a good deal for a reason!! Ahh so many issues :-( where to start, hmm my hazards turn on randomly all the time killing the battery, when we went out to dinner today they...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Mattt6511
I'm not sure when I jack it up I'll check :-)

I'm not sure when I jack it up I'll check :-)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Mattt6511
2001 325i automatic transmission service, ATF fluid& advice

I have searched and searched this forum and others and have found conflicting information on automatic transmission services I need your guys advice. First off my 2001 325i has 119,000 miles, I want...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,464
Posted By Mattt6511
Alright awesome well I just ordered a new hazard...

Alright awesome well I just ordered a new hazard switch so hopefully that fixes the problem! And I ordered the 2 BMW emblems hopefully they are simple to replace the old ones are peeling.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,464
Posted By Mattt6511
Awesome thanks crowz Ill purchase a new switch...

Awesome thanks crowz Ill purchase a new switch since I'm new to the BMW life do you guys reccomend a place to order parts?? eBay? Dealership? One last question the man we bought it from at the dealer...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,464
Posted By Mattt6511
Yeah I have no clue it's a electrical grimlin....

Yeah I have no clue it's a electrical grimlin. Since I did all that an unplugged the hazard switch for now it hasn't come back on.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,464
Posted By Mattt6511
Here is where I'm just 20 minutes ago they...

Here is where I'm just 20 minutes ago they started flashing again! First i tried pressing the hazard switch and it didnt turn them off, then i removed the center consol and pulled the wire out if the...
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