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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-01-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By NSXBill
I am not convinced it is the fuel pump. That...

I am not convinced it is the fuel pump. That seems to be something that would work or not verses not working at times (like with ac on, from start, etc). ICBW. Any other ideas or comments on fuel...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-30-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By NSXBill
Yes. Is that a hard diy?

Yes. Is that a hard diy?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-30-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By NSXBill
Hesitates/Stalls from Stop w/ AC on and less than 1/2 tank

2001 325i Sedan, 130K mi

This seems to happen every spring/summer (maybe something to do with fuel blends?). Sometimes (when car and outside are hot) car hesitates and almost (wife had it die...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-30-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,578
Posted By NSXBill
Mine was GM5. Can't remember who fixed it, but...

Mine was GM5. Can't remember who fixed it, but probably guy everyone is recommending. Quick turn around and did the trick. Getting the module out however may be hard for the guy who only does oil...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-30-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 125,578
Posted By NSXBill
4 months too late, but my 2001 325i sedan had no...

4 months too late, but my 2001 325i sedan had no vacuum reservoir either...made the job easier tho...sure you have car running after 4 months, so must've gotten bolt out. Vice grips are what I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-17-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,885
Posted By NSXBill
Fixed

UPDATE: I had the RR bearing replaced and it solved the problem. Nice and quiet now.

Was thinking of doing it myself (I usually don't shy away from a challenge) but short on time. Thanks for...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-26-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,885
Posted By NSXBill
Yes, that is what it does...hard left turn=more...

Yes, that is what it does...hard left turn=more noise (cyclical - whir-WHIR-whir-WHIR...) - so Right Rear bearing, correct?
thanks
guess I'll order a bearing, nut, clip
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-26-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,885
Posted By NSXBill
No, he used a puller.

No, he used a puller.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-26-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,885
Posted By NSXBill
I have seen a good DIY on youtube (two parts) for...

I have seen a good DIY on youtube (two parts) for rear wheel bearings. I just replaced the front control arm busings (not too hard when you buy the bracket/bushing assembly set - $88). Didn't make...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-07-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,885
Posted By NSXBill
The front tire (on that side) is wearing funny on...

The front tire (on that side) is wearing funny on the inside...flat spots...tire is like 8-sided on the inside tread surface. The front control arm busings have never been changed. That one is...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-29-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,885
Posted By NSXBill
Whirring, Bearing sound from rear

2001 325i sedan, auto, 110K mi. Sounds like bearing in right rear. Thought was tires because they were badly worn, so got new Hankook V12 and same noise. Noise goes with road speed - worse at...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-27-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 125,578
Posted By NSXBill
Yes, according to the OP earlier in this thread.

Yes, according to the OP earlier in this thread.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,267
Posted By NSXBill
It's been like this for over a week and over 100...

It's been like this for over a week and over 100 miles...many more than 4 start-stop cycles.

I got the code at Advance Auto week ago. Put cap back on correctly and hoped for the best. Since you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,267
Posted By NSXBill
You don't have to shout at me dude. It...

You don't have to shout at me dude.

It worked for several other resets, so maybe it was just all coincidense. Scan tool is prescribed by you - got it. Looking for other ways, OK?

You say...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,267
Posted By NSXBill
I have same problem as this guy. Lanyard on cap...

I have same problem as this guy. Lanyard on cap broke and when wife refueled the broken lanyard got closed under cap ---> P0455 code presented.

Put cap on correctly, disconnected/reconnected...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-29-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 125,578
Posted By NSXBill
My vote is getting to it from the top on my 2001...

My vote is getting to it from the top on my 2001 sedan. I tried the bottom, and could get my hand on it, but could not see what I was doing very easily. My car doesn't have the cannister where...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-23-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 125,578
Posted By NSXBill
put pb blaster or liquid wrench on it and tap...

put pb blaster or liquid wrench on it and tap head few times with hammer. Let soak in, repeat. Then try needle nose vice grip pliers or bigger vice grips if you can get them in there. It'll come...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-25-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 125,578
Posted By NSXBill
When I had the P0339 code, changing the sensor...

When I had the P0339 code, changing the sensor cured the problem. There have been reports of bad sensors (new ones) though. How did you "wipe" the code? I just unplugged my battery for a few...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-06-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 125,578
Posted By NSXBill
I wonder how hard it is to get to with...

I wonder how hard it is to get to with transmission in? Is crossmember or steering rack in way?

I would prefer not to put car up on ramps and remove splash guard to find out if someone on here...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-05-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 125,578
Posted By NSXBill
Great, thanks. I have a sedan, so no...

Great, thanks.

I have a sedan, so no reiforcing plate, only a plastic splash sheild and the triangular tube reinforcement.

What type of bolt is this? Your pic seems to show a Torqx, and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-05-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 125,578
Posted By NSXBill
Thanks for the great picture. It is important to...

Thanks for the great picture. It is important to note that we are talking about the M54 engine here (325 or 330) in the e46. There are other engines (earlier, I think) that are different as to CPS...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-04-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 125,578
Posted By NSXBill
would this be easier from underneath the car?

would this be easier from underneath the car?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By NSXBill
Tire Rack sizes are not mine: 225-45-17 91Y. I...

Tire Rack sizes are not mine: 225-45-17 91Y. I have located some GS-D3's, but for a great premium...and I am sure these are the "made in China" versions, so...Asymmetrics are $100 less for the set...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By NSXBill
Mixing Tires - Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3

I have Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3s on my 01 325i Sedan SP (second set). I have been wearing them out in two's and have two relatively new ones on the car now and am in need of two new ones. However...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-03-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,889
Posted By NSXBill
Thanks! That part number appears to be available...

Thanks! That part number appears to be available in US parts.
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