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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,071
Posted By WhitexLightning
Battery question

Fast Bob do you think it is necessary to get the expensive BMW batterys over something else?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By WhitexLightning
35W or 55W Ballasts?

I have been trying to solve a ongoing light problem and I do not know if my car's HID lights are stock or aftermarket. I also do not know if they are 35w or 55w? Does it matter? Is one way better?...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By WhitexLightning
Hello I had a similar problem with the same type...

Hello I had a similar problem with the same type of codes and cold start idle. It did it only twice to me. I found out one of the codes was by the camshaft position sensor because it was tripped...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By WhitexLightning
All I want for christmas is my 2 front headlights to work...

So I have had my car about 3 1/2 months and I have had the SAME problem with my HID xenon's. I have only found a few related issues even though it does not seem tough to diagnose if you recognize the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-28-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By WhitexLightning
How hard to you run your car everytime you go...

How hard to you run your car everytime you go out? And how many miles on your car?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-28-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By WhitexLightning
checkede codes

Hey i checked the codes and pullede about 8 and 5/8 were misfires and 1/5 was random and the rest was low fueld or something. The one I did not know was my most recent which was something like "bank...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-27-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By WhitexLightning
and it is running rough but not as rough as the...

and it is running rough but not as rough as the first time it happend
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-27-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By WhitexLightning
Service egine soon?? Rough Idle??

I have been having a ongoing problem with my lights where once they turn on they work until i turn the car off. The lights usually come on first time in the day (if im lucky) but if they do not work...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By WhitexLightning
Special tools?

I was planning on changing my water pump this weekend. I will probably do the idler pulleys too. What BMW specific tool will I need to get this job done? Is there anything else recommended I do while...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By WhitexLightning
Code reader?

Just wondering what you used to read the codes? I am looking for a code reader.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By WhitexLightning
Good idea

I will definitely look into getting all of that stuff. Do you have a website for the true oem parts that you recommend? What is all the parts I need. And what tools do I need?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By WhitexLightning
I will try that

I will try that and report back.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By WhitexLightning
Should I be concerned? Vanos? Water Pump?

My white 330ci has 120,000 miles on and I put 3,000 on since i got it. I have heard this noise since I got it. I am not for sure but it might be getting louder but it might not be. It is a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,456
Posted By WhitexLightning
what things have you had to do to your car? How...

what things have you had to do to your car? How many miles on it?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-10-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By WhitexLightning
Awesome

I will probably check those kits out. Thanks :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By WhitexLightning
I just recently bought the car so I do not know...

I just recently bought the car so I do not know how old the bulbs are. I have know problems with them while driving while they both are working.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-08-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By WhitexLightning
Inconsistent working HID Xenon problem

Hello,

My Xenon headlights work almost every time I use them for the first time in the day. (Some days one does not come on) But the problem is once they are working they work fine for the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-07-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By WhitexLightning
Annoying HID Xenon problem PLZ help:)

Hello,

My Xenon headlights work almost every time I use them for the first time in the day. (Some days one does not come on) But the problem is once they are working they work fine for the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By WhitexLightning
Need some answers about a light problem :)

I bought a 2001 330ci about 5 days ago and the lights have been working and not working and then working again ever since. The first time they were working and then I drove it later that day and the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By WhitexLightning
I just got a 2001 330ci and the previous owner...

I just got a 2001 330ci and the previous owner has xm in it but I can not figure out how to use it but I know its possible :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By WhitexLightning
On going light problem...

I bought a 2001 330ci about 5 days ago and the lights have been working and not working and then working again ever since. The first time they were working and then I drove it later that day and the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By WhitexLightning
Thanks!

tHANKS MAN all that info helps a lot. I appreciate the response :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By WhitexLightning
Thanks alot

I will probably do what you recommended. The oil level is up to level. How hard is it to change the sensor?

Thanks for all the info :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,816
Posted By WhitexLightning
2001 330ci oil type

Although I see the oil cap says casterol I see everyone talking about mobil 1. Which oil and weight is the most agreed upon best oil type and weight.
:)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By WhitexLightning
117,000 3.0L maintenance questions

Hello :), I just bought a 2001 330ci and it is crazy clean and well taken care of. I want to treat it right and freshen up all the important maintenance components and I figured the radiator what be...
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