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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Tommy D
One of the easiest things to replace on your...

One of the easiest things to replace on your car.....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvjVjrtvnlI
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,509
Posted By Tommy D
Just under 8 qts to fill. Welcome to...

Just under 8 qts to fill.

Welcome to Bimmerfest, check out this link...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php/BMW_E46
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Tommy D
Did you bleed the cooling system properly? If...

Did you bleed the cooling system properly? If not you probably have air in the system which will contribute the car to overheat. "Engine cold and off, on level surface, put key in ignition to ON...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By Tommy D
Any of the vendors that sponsor the site. I use...

Any of the vendors that sponsor the site.
I use fcpeuro and ecstuning, bavauto personally.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Tommy D
Yes it is, the OP is selling Filters for an E90...

Yes it is, the OP is selling Filters for an E90 and posted in the wrong forum.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By Tommy D
You mean the WIKI? ...

You mean the WIKI?

http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php/BMW_E46
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By Tommy D
How many miles on the struts? Original? ...

How many miles on the struts? Original? Condition of the springs?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Tommy D
Could be a a heat shield. The one just below the...

Could be a a heat shield. The one just below the valve cover gasket loosens over time due to the rivets rusting out. Bent it up or down to stop the noise.
If that is ok, remove the serpentine...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Tommy D
check NADA as well, usually higher than KBB.

check NADA as well, usually higher than KBB.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Tommy D
Since you had to play with the switch for the...

Since you had to play with the switch for the light to work, my guess is the switch finally broke. I would have replaced that first before you swapped the bulbs and ballasts.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Tommy D
Those 2 codes mean you have a vacuum leak. Sorry...

Those 2 codes mean you have a vacuum leak. Sorry I can't hear anything on the video. Under the hood video will be better.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,381
Posted By Tommy D
My mirror was mailed out and repaired for $100. ...

My mirror was mailed out and repaired for $100.
Here is one site.......http://www.radar-mirror.com/Mirror_Repair.html
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-07-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By Tommy D
Read again, $80 for the pair.

Read again, $80 for the pair.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By Tommy D
You can clean them for now if you want, just wax...

You can clean them for now if you want, just wax them up real good, but I would just replace the lenses. Cheap enough. Khoalty is one place, lots more other places to purchase them. Plus many...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Tommy D
if money is tight, used would be fine, check for...

if money is tight, used would be fine, check for cracks and warping before purchasing.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Tommy D
I'd venture a guess and say around $7K.

I'd venture a guess and say around $7K.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Tommy D
That is the upper hose mount, the large opening...

That is the upper hose mount, the large opening connects to the radiator, the smaller one to the expansion tank. It is not on properly from the pic. Pull up on the metal clamp and push it on more,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By Tommy D
Working on my '87 Mustang right now, doing a full...

Working on my '87 Mustang right now, doing a full suspension refresh.... control arms, lowering springs, struts, shocks, bushings, steering rack, tie rod ends, ball joints, poly bushings, etc. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By Tommy D
Sounds dire to me. From your testing you...

Sounds dire to me.

From your testing you verified that the passenger side circuit does not have power without probing.
Since the LCM is flashing, try removing the LCM/unplugging it, to reset it,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-06-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Tommy D
Yes, if you find you can't just simply repair it,...

Yes, if you find you can't just simply repair it, you have to replace it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-06-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Tommy D
Are you sure, the inner assembly itself will move...

Are you sure, the inner assembly itself will move within the headlight assembly, it's not a big movement. If they don't move it, you will need to remove headlight assembly from the car and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Tommy D
Proper bleeding procedure is a cold engine, off,...

Proper bleeding procedure is a cold engine, off, and add the coolant with the heat set on max with key on. Then close the bleeder screw and your done. Monitor coolant level in the expansion tank a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Tommy D
Most probably the belt tensioner pulley and or...

Most probably the belt tensioner pulley and or idler pulley, replace both if one is bad. You have to remove the serpentine belt first and then you can spin the pulleys to determine which one it is. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Tommy D
Not unreasonable, but try to find the parts...

Not unreasonable, but try to find the parts individual at other retailers. FCPeuro or Oembimmerparts, etc.
https://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW-E46-BMW-Master-Cooling-Kit-p/e46coolmastrkit.htm
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By Tommy D
What isn't clear? pretty self explanatory.

What isn't clear? pretty self explanatory.
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