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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-03-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Bogwon
Talked to service tech at the BMW dealership that...

Talked to service tech at the BMW dealership that had info about car. He said when they ran the diagnostic when car was brought in, the codes showed problems with the info from key. When they got...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Bogwon
No Crank Problem

I have had a few BMW's over the years. I was about to buy a real nice 2002 330ci convertible with factory hardtop. 61k miles. Manual trans. A day before I was to buy it, the owner had a problem...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 10-04-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By Bogwon
Airbag Light Reset Question

I have a 1995 M3, OBD I . My battery got completely drained which caused my "airbag" light to come on. It goes off after about 2 minutes after starting the car. I have been told that the airbag...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-27-2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Bogwon
Thanks for the effort. The problem I'm having...

Thanks for the effort. The problem I'm having though is that the codes never get to the end to flash the 1000. The same code just keeps repeating. Not sure if that is normal to show each failure...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-26-2007, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Bogwon
I am not using a code reader. It has OBD I...

I am not using a code reader. It has OBD I electronics. The codes are read by counting the "check engine" light as it blinks out the code numbers. Just not sure if the same code should be repeated...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-26-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Bogwon
Reading Fault Codes

I have a '95 M3. When I check for any fault codes, I get a code of 1242. It is related to the A/C compressor. A possible short or disconnect, but the A/C works fine. My question is, when the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-21-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,733
Posted By Bogwon
Battery Hold Down

What is the part number for a battery hold down for a '95 M3? I need a new battery and will buy the Interstate group 91 for a replacement. Will the stock BMW hold down bracket work with this...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-20-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,302
Posted By Bogwon
Oil Change Ramps???

What ramps would you recommend for a 1995 M3? Some that would clear the front. thanks
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 12-17-2006, 12:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 753
Posted By Bogwon
'95 M3 Bolt Torque Question

What is the correct torque for the oil filter housing bolt on a 1995 M3. I see settings for the screw on cannister type, but none for the center bolt type. Thank you :)
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 12-07-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,205
Posted By Bogwon
Air Bag Light

If I install a 3-spoke BMW steering wheel without an airbag on my 1995 M3, will the airbag light always be on in my cluster? thanks :)
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 12-07-2006, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,123
Posted By Bogwon
E36 M3 Steering Wheel

It was removed from a 1999 M3.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 12-06-2006, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,123
Posted By Bogwon
E36 M3 Steering Wheel

I have a 1995 M3. I'm thinking of buying a M3 E36 Series M-TECH steering wheel (w/airbag). The ad says it comes with the "slip ring". Will I have any problems with the swap? thanks :) :)
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-02-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By Bogwon
I think a portion of my "underside" shield was...

I think a portion of my "underside" shield was pushed up by a speed bump that I remember going over too fast and rubbing. If it's a rotating sound that increases with your speed, not rpm, check out...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-31-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By Bogwon
Something you might check is the shield that...

Something you might check is the shield that protects the bottom of the car. I had a strange sound, something like a wheel bearing, u-joint, etc. It turned out to be that the shield got pushed up...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-11-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By Bogwon
It seems like an "honest" place to take your car....

It seems like an "honest" place to take your car. I know Matt from the local BMW club that I belong to. His reputation with the club is excellent. He is also the membership chairman. He gives a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-07-2006, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bogwon
Does the SSK shift that much better than the...

Does the SSK shift that much better than the stock shifter? Worth the money? Which kit did you buy? :)
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-06-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bogwon
The tranny seems to function fine. The shifter...

The tranny seems to function fine. The shifter just feels a little worn. It hangs up slightly when at a stop going into 1st gear. No grinding or anything, just slips in easier if I move it...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-05-2006, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bogwon
SSK vs Stock???

In my '95 M3, the shifter could use some work. Getting a little sloppy. I've read that the M3 basically has a "short shift" shifter compared to other 3 series cars. Do I gain much by buying an...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-05-2006, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By Bogwon
Thanks. Using a screwdriver to pry the old...

Thanks. Using a screwdriver to pry the old mirror out, where would be the best position for the screwdriver to do it? At the top of the mirror pointing down or at the outside of the mirror pointing...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-03-2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By Bogwon
Mirror glass replacement???

Can the glass in a '95 M3 outside mirror be replaced without replacing the entire mirror? The glass in my drivers side mirror is starting to discolor around the edge. If there is a replacement,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-27-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Bogwon
Buy High Mileage M3???

Broker has a 2001 M3 w/99k miles. Red/dove gray. Asking $24k. Sport & winter package, seems to have all options excecpt nav. Very clean, new tires. California car. If it checks out...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-28-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 840
Posted By Bogwon
Seat Cushion Repair

'95 M3 sport seats. The cushion (foam) on the outside edge of the drivers' seat is starting to break up under the leather. Does the entire cushion foam have to be replaced or has anyone just had...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-21-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By Bogwon
Not sure of the technical terms, but I read...

Not sure of the technical terms, but I read somewhere it had something to do with the computer not controlling the idle until the car is no longer moving. The idle should always stabilize when you...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-21-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 757
Posted By Bogwon
Fob needed to disable alarm????

Probably a dumb question, but is the key fob needed to disable the BMW E36 alarm system. Does it disarm if you just use the key to open the door? I dropped off my '96 for some repairs and didn't...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 752
Posted By Bogwon
Found it!!! Glove box light connection. thanks

Found it!!! Glove box light connection. thanks
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