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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By Greg330CI
Have you tried looking at the E46 Fanatics forum....

Have you tried looking at the E46 Fanatics forum. There is s specific section for E46 convertibles with a lot of information and many folks that have a lot of experience with soft top problems. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Greg330CI
They look correct, the same as for my 2004 330Cic...

They look correct, the same as for my 2004 330Cic convertible. The 4 x AE LED rings are the same size and the wiring you have looks correct. The 2 small led bulbs look like "parking" lamp bulbs for a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Greg330CI
Take a look at the DICE unit. (BMW has a AUX...

Take a look at the DICE unit. (BMW has a AUX cable upgrade kit but I recall it only fits 2003 models and onwards) The DICE unit essentially replaces the 6 stack CD changer and connects to the same...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Greg330CI
Umnitza should be able to provide you with the...

Umnitza should be able to provide you with the correct write up. Do you have a pre face lift of a face lift car. They changed in about 03. If you have a face lift, search how to fit Orion V2 AE's....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Greg330CI
Take a look at http://www.bavsound.com/. They...

Take a look at http://www.bavsound.com/. They will have the options now available and very good installation instructions as well as videos on how to fit the unit. It takes a couple of hours to fit...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Greg330CI
I doubt it is the security system, more likely...

I doubt it is the security system, more likely the eject mechanism or the CD cartridge is damaged. I have not used mine for years. I disconnected the 6 stack unit and connected the DICE Ipod...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By Greg330CI
Steering knuckle wear usually manifests as slight...

Steering knuckle wear usually manifests as slight steering "wandering" or "tram lining" on uneven road surfaces. Does the steering feel "tight" or a little lose? Do you have excess steering wheel...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Greg330CI
Not sure why the Indy shop would touch the Oil...

Not sure why the Indy shop would touch the Oil Filter Housing bolts for an oil change. There is no reason to do that as the oil filter is removed from the top. However, if you have bolts missing then...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By Greg330CI
Not much else to replace. I would try removing...

Not much else to replace. I would try removing the front rotors and take them to a machine shop and get them checked to see if they are warped. Without putting them on a lathe with an accurate...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Greg330CI
I never use shampoo on the fabric convertible...

I never use shampoo on the fabric convertible top, only water. Then dry it off with a clean leather. If you get any stains like bird sh1t just use warm water and a soft brush to remove it. I also...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By Greg330CI
Or you could look at the Dynavin unit. It...

Or you could look at the Dynavin unit. It replaces the OEM nav unit and is plug and play. If you did not have an original OEM sat nav, just a radio cassette or radio CD player then you have to move...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Greg330CI
Sure, I have that unit in my 2004 330CIc. It is a...

Sure, I have that unit in my 2004 330CIc. It is a NAV / TV and Radio / CD unit. Do all these functions work OK? Are your speakers OK? You have to be careful changing out BMW head units for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Greg330CI
Maybe try contacting a few local breakers yards....

Maybe try contacting a few local breakers yards. You don't say what the actual problem is with the mirror or why you want to replace it. If your outer mirror casing is ok, then a mirror assembly...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Greg330CI
Sounds like the hydraulic fluid may be low or the...

Sounds like the hydraulic fluid may be low or the hydraulic pump is not working correctly. You will find a lot more information on the E46convertible top on the "E46 Fanatics" forum. They have a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Greg330CI
Not sure about the 328CI. (The 325 and 330 are...

Not sure about the 328CI. (The 325 and 330 are both twin pipe) But you can check it out by logging on to "Realoem". Once you have logged on you will see that you can enter the last seven digits of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Greg330CI
I have had a similar problem with my 2004 330...

I have had a similar problem with my 2004 330 Cic. The problem turned out to be due to some corrosion in the wiring connector harnesses, inside the drivers door. I suggest that before you start...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By Greg330CI
Well most of the members on this forum would have...

Well most of the members on this forum would have petrol (gas) engine models, not diesels.
However, with blue smoke, it sounds to me like you are burning oil. Excessive diesel fuel burning usually...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Greg330CI
The Umnitza Orion V2 LED units will fit the...

The Umnitza Orion V2 LED units will fit the facelift E46 Ci and Cic models with xenon projector headlamps.. Check out the Umnitza website. However, in order to fit them you have to remove the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-10-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Greg330CI
Is the lock/unlock problem on both doors? If so,...

Is the lock/unlock problem on both doors? If so, it is most likely the relays in the GM5. The temperature comment also points to the GM5. I had the same problem on a 2001 325i. The relays can be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By Greg330CI
I have fitted the DICE unit to my 2003 330Cic....

I have fitted the DICE unit to my 2003 330Cic. The car has NAV and a 6 stack CD player in the trunk. The DICE unit essentially replaces the 6 stack and is really plug and play to your factory audio...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By Greg330CI
I have had similar mirror issues with a 2003 330...

I have had similar mirror issues with a 2003 330 Cic. If the fuses are OK then it's probably the wiring or connectors inside the drivers door panel. Try cleaning connector contacts. Also, the later...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Greg330CI
I have had the same problem with my 2004 330Cic....

I have had the same problem with my 2004 330Cic. On the later model E46 with the facelift, the cables from the mirror motors to the connectors behind the door panel are a "ribbon" cable. That is a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By Greg330CI
From your post, I think your diagnosis of the VCG...

From your post, I think your diagnosis of the VCG is correct. The most common cause of engine oil leaks on the E46 are VCG, oil filter housing gasket (but then it would be towards the front and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By Greg330CI
Did you check the fluid level? If that's OK it...

Did you check the fluid level? If that's OK it sounds like an electrical fault, maybe a switch or a cable that's faulty or severed. To track it down will require the circuit diagram, some knowledge...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Greg330CI
What happens if you disconnect the IPOD plug-in...

What happens if you disconnect the IPOD plug-in cord in the trunk? Do the other electrical problems go away?
I have a 2004 Cic with BMW factory NAV and 6 stack CD changer located in the trunk. (UK...
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