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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 63
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Posted By KScott78
I'll see if I can find anything. After the first...

I'll see if I can find anything. After the first time replacing the alternator these lights came on, but then went off again.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Thanks, and me too. It's either that or buy...

Thanks, and me too. It's either that or buy another car. But I do enjoy driving this .
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Yes, the battery was disconnected for almost a...

Yes, the battery was disconnected for almost a week. I've only had the battery disconnected one other time to replace it. but that was only for 2-3 minutes.


I'm not sure what you mean here "you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Yes, finally had time today to fix it. All put...

Yes, finally had time today to fix it. All put back together with new belts and trans cooler hose repaired. Everything seem good and car is driving well. No leaks. However I've now got these two...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Yes, it goes into the trans cooler. The fitting...

Yes, it goes into the trans cooler. The fitting came apart the way it goes together, I'll reattach it and see if it holds well. Otherwise it'll need to be replaced.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Yes. It's very dirty trans fluid, not engine oil...

Yes. It's very dirty trans fluid, not engine oil that was leaking. It appears that the trans cooler line came loose. It looks like I might be able to push it back on and secure it again without...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Great, thank I'll have a look at that. Yes, I did...

Great, thank I'll have a look at that. Yes, I did heck the power steering and the reservoir was full. It's definitely oil.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
The belt looked ok when I was putting it back...

The belt looked ok when I was putting it back together. In hind sight it would have been a good idea to put a new one on. Can anyone give me the part numbers for both belts?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
vanos line looks good. I however there's a ton of...

vanos line looks good. I however there's a ton of oil everywhere up high, on the side where the air box is ( see attached ), so maybe it's the ofhg lines.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
My mistake, that's the trans cooler line. And...

My mistake, that's the trans cooler line. And though it seems the connector is not in great shape, it's not leaking.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Ok, just removed the air box, fan and shroud. And...

Ok, just removed the air box, fan and shroud. And this is what I see ( picture attached ). Is this the vanos line? If so, dose any know what the part number is?

Thanks again to everyone for all...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
It definitely looks like oil. I'm not familiar...

It definitely looks like oil. I'm not familiar with "vanos line or ofhg", But I'll look them up so I have somewhere to start from. So tempted to buy another car, but I like this little car! lol...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
So, I moved the belt last night. Test drove the...

So, I moved the belt last night. Test drove the are and everything was good. Drove it to work this morning, 60Km drive. 2km from my work the belt failed. Immediately the power steering of course...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Yes, mine is the middle one, and Sapote was...

Yes, mine is the middle one, and Sapote was correct. When reinstalling I mistakenly put the belt over the idler roller instead of under. I won't have a chance to take it apart again until tomorrow...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Yes, i saw it was keyed and made sure to install...

Yes, i saw it was keyed and made sure to install it correctly. The whole job is pretty straight forward, which is why this issue is so confusing. I won't know any more till I have to to take it back...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
I believe the belt is smoking. I'm guessing I...

I believe the belt is smoking. I'm guessing I have some how put it back together wrong. The only pulley removed was the one on holding the alternator on with the upper bolt. Maybe it's miss aligned,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Going to take it back apart and check the belt to...

Going to take it back apart and check the belt to make sure it's aligned and seated correctly. Just did the voltage test, #9 on the dash and it's reading around 14 at idle, so that appears to be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
These are the lights that are on ( not my car,...

These are the lights that are on ( not my car, but same lights ). See attachment.


Does test #9 display the voltage? I have multi meter and code reader. I can have a look when I get home today....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
More issues. So I've replaced the alternator and...

More issues. So I've replaced the alternator and the battery error has gone away. However now I'm getting a loud squealing sound when I push the gas pedal over 2k RPM and some smoke, smells a bit...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Looking to order this one; ...

Looking to order this one;
https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B007Y861KO/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_hpsiEb4SYQ0A1
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
320k, good chance it's the original

320k, good chance it's the original
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Not sure, bought the car 3 years ago.

Not sure, bought the car 3 years ago.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Yeah, for the price I'll just replace the whole...

Yeah, for the price I'll just replace the whole unit. Just wanted to make sure before throwing money at it. Thanks again!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Thanks for the reply! Is it normal for it to...

Thanks for the reply! Is it normal for it to start and stop working like this?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,373
Posted By KScott78
Battery Lights going on and off

So this morning, my battery light came on and then went off, it did this a few times, I made it to work no problem. Came out to leave after work, got a bout 10 minutes away and the light came on...
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