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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By fauchpj
It could be the valley pan or it could be the...

It could be the valley pan or it could be the gasket on the coolant accumulator on the back of the engine, or it could be one of the coolant hoses in the back. A pressure test with the intake...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By fauchpj
It wasn't the VPG Sent from BimmerApp...

It wasn't the VPG


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By fauchpj
Just got into it again and did a pressure test...

Just got into it again and did a pressure test with the intake manifold off. Coolant is dripping from the bottom of the larger coolant pipe that runs from the water pump to the back of the engine.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By fauchpj
I replaced my o-rings on the coolant accumulator...

I replaced my o-rings on the coolant accumulator and the pipes. When I do a pressure test, I can see what looks like dripping in the valley pan. Almost like it is coming from the pipe above. I'm...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By fauchpj
No, but they are in good shape. After doing...

No, but they are in good shape.

After doing the pressure test, It's definitely coming from the valley pan area.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By fauchpj
Valley Pan Gasket Life

Last October I replaced my valley pan gasket and a few other parts while I was in there.

Yesterday I noticed some coolant on the gorund towards the rear of the engine. I got under the car and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,014
Posted By fauchpj
Good luck

Good luck
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-31-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,209
Posted By fauchpj
Hey Shad, that's awesome! You'll have to take me...

Hey Shad, that's awesome! You'll have to take me for a spin again.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By fauchpj
It's a 13 year old car with 200k miles. Not a...

It's a 13 year old car with 200k miles. Not a brand new $70,000 F10.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By fauchpj
Yes, it should. In my '01 330i my LCM was...

Yes, it should. In my '01 330i my LCM was replaced before I got it and I bought it with the dot on. After changing the VIN, the dot went away. The mileages were still different.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By fauchpj
You need to change the LCM serial number to match...

You need to change the LCM serial number to match the last 7 digits of your VIN.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,290
Posted By fauchpj
One visual sign is leaking oil/fluid from the...

One visual sign is leaking oil/fluid from the bushing, which I don't see in your case.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By fauchpj
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-01-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By fauchpj
Go to your local parts store and see if they will...

Go to your local parts store and see if they will check what code the car is throwing. Most stores do it for free.
Forum: General BMW 08-30-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,456
Posted By fauchpj
Can you add cost and get it to show a sum at the...

Can you add cost and get it to show a sum at the bottom? (I'm sure most of us are too scared to know)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By fauchpj
I would say the 8 is based on what I've read...

I would say the 8 is based on what I've read about it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,783
Posted By fauchpj
I had the same code after doing my seals. The...

I had the same code after doing my seals. The piston under the solenoid on the exhaust side was stuck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By fauchpj
White ZHP :drool:

White ZHP :drool:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,078
Posted By fauchpj
Yes it needs to come off to get more room to...

Yes it needs to come off to get more room to work. Not that hard if you have a manual trans.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,078
Posted By fauchpj
How many miles on your car?

How many miles on your car?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,941
Posted By fauchpj
Nice

Nice
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,556
Posted By fauchpj
Nice! Mine looked about the same at 101k. ...

Nice! Mine looked about the same at 101k.

That sucks about the exhaust camshaft sensor bolt. That happened on my first E46. How did you get it out?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,834
Posted By fauchpj
I think he means the clown nose flashes when the...

I think he means the clown nose flashes when the trunk is opened. I'm pretty sure mine does this.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,834
Posted By fauchpj
This was done using BMW Scanner 1.4

This was done using BMW Scanner 1.4
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,834
Posted By fauchpj
ZKE is the module (central body electronic -...

ZKE is the module (central body electronic - Zentrales Karosserie-Elektronik in German) :thumbup:
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