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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 08:01 PM
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Posted By Tommy D
Get the front of the car up on ramps or jack...

Get the front of the car up on ramps or jack stands and pull the belly pan. Have some rags handy to wipe up the mess. Then you can inspect which hoses the fluid is leaking from. The reservoir...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By Tommy D
The oil pan gasket leaking in a year comment, is...

The oil pan gasket leaking in a year comment, is that your experience or have others had the same issue?
My oil pan gasket is leaking slightly and was thinking of replacing it when it gets a little...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By Tommy D
do you know if the hood original to the car?

do you know if the hood original to the car?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Tommy D
Correct, it is not engaging the flywheel. ...

Correct, it is not engaging the flywheel.
Aventador do you have the small wire on the correct post? Because if you put it on the wrong post, the starter will spin, and the solenoid will never...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By Tommy D
we need to know when your car was built. BMW...

we need to know when your car was built. BMW changed the design mid year. The grills changed after 03/2003
use realoem.com to get the date using your last 7 digits of your VIN.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-28-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By Tommy D
Your vehicle is an E90, not an E46. But that...

Your vehicle is an E90, not an E46. But that aside, you said you got the tire repaired? Maybe the tire is compromised from driving on it flat? You might have a bent rim, worn wheel bearing, or axle...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By Tommy D
The fuel filler neck lines are under the wheel...

The fuel filler neck lines are under the wheel well panel, held in by around 5 fasteners. in the PASSENGER side rear wheel.
Forum: Parting Out 09-14-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By Tommy D
https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php...

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=88
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By Tommy D
That is the automatic transmission cooler. The...

That is the automatic transmission cooler. The O-Rings are probably shot allowing coolant to bypass it. 17111711987
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By Tommy D
Is your AC tensioner mechanical? Then you can...

Is your AC tensioner mechanical? Then you can replace the A/C pulley with Dayco 89133, I did on my 330i
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Tommy D
fcpeuro has one for $235

fcpeuro has one for $235
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By Tommy D
You didn't mention about replacing the rear...

You didn't mention about replacing the rear spring. the lower coil usually rusts and breaks off. Or The accident could have torn the rear subframe?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,247
Posted By Tommy D
I have daily driven my 2005 E46 330i for 5 years...

I have daily driven my 2005 E46 330i for 5 years now and love every minute. Fix it when you have to and keep up on the maintenance. Nuff said.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Tommy D
A vacuum leak, I would perform a smoke test next.

A vacuum leak, I would perform a smoke test next.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-29-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Tommy D
Those are lean codes. Basically an air/vacuum...

Those are lean codes. Basically an air/vacuum leak after the MAF. Check the upper and lower boot for cuts or rips. You can perform smoke test to find your culprit. Sometimes it's the DISA valve...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 06-04-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,340
Posted By Tommy D
I agree the 2019 Audi Q3 will be hard to beat...

I agree the 2019 Audi Q3 will be hard to beat come the fall. I see BMW is updating the 2020 X1 slightly to compete.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,400
Posted By Tommy D
Do you like driving it? Then fix it. My 330i is...

Do you like driving it? Then fix it. My 330i is daily driven and has 144K on it and just replaced similar items such as your contemplating doing and I will fix the rust areas at some point.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-11-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By Tommy D
An old Toothbrush and some Meguiar'sŪ Ultimate...

An old Toothbrush and some Meguiar'sŪ Ultimate All Wheel Cleaner. I then dry the wheels and wax them to make it easier to clean the next time.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Tommy D
my bet is on the actuator

my bet is on the actuator
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
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Views: 277
Posted By Tommy D
Check out this Wiki link,...

Check out this Wiki link, https://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php/BMW_E46 it will answer all your questions. Go with a later model car, like 2004 to 2006.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By Tommy D
Stay away for the 4cyl. N20 engines on the early...

Stay away for the 4cyl. N20 engines on the early F30's.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-20-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,174
Posted By Tommy D
You can find Akebono pads on Amazon.

You can find Akebono pads on Amazon.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-20-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By Tommy D
I think you are already doing what would be...

I think you are already doing what would be required for the rust and have a BMW dealer look at it. It should be covered and repaired under warranty with no questions asked. Post back if you have a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Tommy D
Usually when the pump dies at a 1/4 tank, that is...

Usually when the pump dies at a 1/4 tank, that is an indication that the fuel pump is weak and close to failing. Purchase a new VDO pump before your stranded.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Tommy D
I hope you find the bolt. FCP sell them if you...

I hope you find the bolt. FCP sell them if you can't find it. The power steering leaks are common. If the cap is wet, replace the O-Ring. If it is wet underneath and you still have the OEM...
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