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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By KenN
This is auto transmission. I have not checked ATF...

This is auto transmission. I have not checked ATF level. Thx for reply!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By KenN
Car is having a hard time to move when cold

Since the weather gets cold, usually under 45 degree. Every morning, my 2001 E46 is having a hard time to move fordward/reverse eventhough I try step on the gas, and the engine is revving. This would...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,591
Posted By KenN
Found the parts here:...

Found the parts here: http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=EW53&mospid=47726&btnr=13_0905&hg=13&fg=15

He didn't tell me what's his fix was. Parts that Smolck referred are relatively cheap and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,591
Posted By KenN
I'm having exact same problem. Smock said intake...

I'm having exact same problem. Smock said intake boots could be bad. Could anyone give me the part number for the boot? 2001 330xi
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,320
Posted By KenN
AC Fan will not turn off

Hi All,

First, I'd like to thank the forum and everyone here for such a great source for bimmer drivers. Here is my problem, the AC fan in my car no longer turn off, even I tried to remove the key...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 903
Posted By KenN
Engine Service Soon and P0128. Thermostat?

A week ago, I was driving on the highway and the "Service Engine Soon" light came on. I don't feel anything change with the car's performance. The code reader threw "P0128", so I researched a little...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By KenN
Once dealer told me when the brake light comes...

Once dealer told me when the brake light comes on, you have 1000 miles to drive.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-24-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By KenN
I had a similar problem. Tried jump start, didn't...

I had a similar problem. Tried jump start, didn't work. I thought it was a bad starter, so had it towed to Pep Boys. They checked and found out it was a bad battery.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-24-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By KenN
I had that for a while. Found a bad socket....

I had that for a while. Found a bad socket. Bought LED tail lights and replaced both sides and never had the that problem again.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,682
Posted By KenN
i had transfer case fluid changed at the shop. I...

i had transfer case fluid changed at the shop. I was watching it when the mechanic did his job. He removed the drain plug to let fluid come out, then he used a fluid pump to get the new fluid in. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,130
Posted By KenN
Don't buy it. 2000's has transmission issues,...

Don't buy it. 2000's has transmission issues, tend to fail at 75,000 miles. That may be why he's selling it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By KenN
My car has auto transmission. At 60K, I had fluid...

My car has auto transmission. At 60K, I had fluid changed for: Tranny, transfer case (4WD), front differential, rear differential. I had it done at a shop where labor rate is $40/hr (as the claimed) ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By KenN
I put 4 Michelin Pilot Exalto A/S on mine....

I put 4 Michelin Pilot Exalto A/S on mine. They're excellent tires. Check www.tirerack.com, I got mine from them.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,662
Posted By KenN
What is the transfer case are you talking about?...

What is the transfer case are you talking about? I have a XI and haven't heard about it. Is it brake or steering? something I'm missing out?

I used AMSOIL transmission fluid (4 bottles) because...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By KenN
I got my 01 330XI with 43,000 miles last year...

I got my 01 330XI with 43,000 miles last year April 2006 for 19K. Up to date, the car has 62,000 miles on it. I have replaced: 4 brakes and rotors ($350), 4 Michelin all season tires ($720), lower...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By KenN
LED tail lights..

I've been having issues with my left tail lights where there left is dimmer than the right, and the signal blinks faster on the right one. I just have enough and don't want to spend anymore time to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,820
Posted By KenN
I have a similar issue where the light left tail...

I have a similar issue where the light left tail light is dimmer than the right one, and also the left one blinks faster the the right one. To skip all the hassles trying to fix it, I'm gonna go...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By KenN
Bring it to dealer and have oil change there. If...

Bring it to dealer and have oil change there. If they break the plug, they should have new plug to replace. It won't cost you that much more than Mobil.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,895
Posted By KenN
That is 15,000-mile on count down until next oil...

That is 15,000-mile on count down until next oil service. I reset that interval every 15,000 mile which is 2 oil change.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By KenN
Forgot to mention that it would function normally...

Forgot to mention that it would function normally when I turn on tail lights, fog lights or head lights.
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01 E46 330XI
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By KenN
Left signal blinks faster..

Hi guys,

This has been driving me nut. Last year, my front left signal bulb went out then I went to AutoZone to get a similar bulb, and this started the whole problem. Then couple months later my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By KenN
I live in Chicago too. I had a similar situation...

I live in Chicago too. I had a similar situation in Kennedy expressway. The Mercedes made a sudden stop in the traffic, but I managed to hit the brakes and leave couple of inches close to his...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By KenN
They said amsoil is the best engine oil out...

They said amsoil is the best engine oil out there, but It's not available at where I live. In the past, I have used mobile 1, dealer oil, and royal purple. So far, my most favorite one is royal...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By KenN
The car has 62000 miles on it. In the last oil...

The car has 62000 miles on it. In the last oil change interval, I had to add a quart in the engine in 3 months after oil change that was done at the dealer. I thought that the dealer didn't put...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By KenN
Oil evaporated??

Hi guys,

I'm new to the forum and this is my first post (but I've been reading a lot of posts here). Anyway, here is the story. I own a 2001 e46 330xi. Last week, I decided to take a road trip...
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