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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By frankieP
Is it my starter?

HI guys...I own an '02 325i w/129k miles...battery is only 6months old...turn key and all lights come on, radio is on, etc...but no cranking...i think it's the starter since after a few minutes of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,287
Posted By frankieP
OK...I indy shop said it's my air/oil...

OK...I indy shop said it's my air/oil seperator...anyone ever hear of this? is it the same as the crankcase vent I've read about on other posts? Either way, would someone know if this is something...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,287
Posted By frankieP
Thanks for the input so far...it does it every...

Thanks for the input so far...it does it every time i shut the engine off whether the a/c was on or off.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,287
Posted By frankieP
OK..Took car to Dealer and had them check...

OK..Took car to Dealer and had them check it....of course, as expected, they said it was normal although my service advisor said he had never heard it before on other cars. I KNOW that this can't be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,287
Posted By frankieP
I just noticed a similar (if not the same) noise...

I just noticed a similar (if not the same) noise today. It's definitely about 5-10 seconds AFTER i shut the enginge completely off. It sounds like a loud "puff" or hiss sound. I had a leaking...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By frankieP
Following up...it's now mid-March, and after...

Following up...it's now mid-March, and after having to top off the coolant 3 times since mid-January, was finally able to get the car into the dealer. After running the pressure test, it turns out...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 01-31-2006, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By frankieP
BRAKE Replacement Checklist please!

Hello everyone...just had the local tire place put new tires on my 2002 325i CPO with about 39,000 miles. Guy says that my rear brakes need replacing and the front aren't not too far behind. After...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By frankieP
Thanks guys...will go buy some BMW coolant...

Thanks guys...will go buy some BMW coolant (expensive at $21! :yikes: ), unless you can recommend any other brand, and monitor for a week or so. So far, I don't see any puddles anywhere. Will...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By frankieP
Need quick advice regarding anti-freeze coolant..please!

Hi there..did a search on this topic, but just need some general guidance. Own a 2002 325i CPO (only on the CPO warranty now). Started the car the other day, and the "check coolant" indicator came...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2005, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By frankieP
Thanks for the info...gonna have to make another...

Thanks for the info...gonna have to make another liittle trip to the dealer...really appreciate it guys!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By frankieP
Newest Member....creaking From Windows??

Hi There...just Picked Up My First Bimmer 3weeks Ago... 2002 325i Sports Package, Silver Gray, Black Leatherette, Hk Speakers...perfect In Every Way....but The One Thing That Is Driving Me Crazy Is...
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