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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By MrMCar
You pay. Not only that but BMW loggs it as a...

You pay. Not only that but BMW loggs it as a change and they're off the hook forever.

From a barristers standpoint.... Don't do it.

Send me a PM with your vin and maybe I can back search airbag...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By MrMCar
That's fooking scary, get under there and start...

That's fooking scary, get under there and start inspecting. Otherwise you're car will do a NYC taxi cab.

You know, car on the side of the road with the wheel flopped out.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By MrMCar
This is why I hate newtis, it doesn't have easily...

This is why I hate newtis, it doesn't have easily accessible power-flow charts.

Try these links:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By MrMCar
Interesting..... Without seeing the car it's...

Interesting.....

Without seeing the car it's a hard call. So the valve cover bolts were loose? Sloppy work, more importantly what else was left loose? Oil fires are real, that's why we're so...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,223
Posted By MrMCar
Those are generic OBD camshaft correlation codes...

Those are generic OBD camshaft correlation codes from what I looked up. Unfortunately for you we only work with BMW codes derived from the BMW testers we use. There are some instances where one...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By MrMCar
Sounds like you got away with it without bleeding...

Sounds like you got away with it without bleeding the system....
I'd pull off the cap COLD and check/correct the fill level.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By MrMCar
It becomes very easy to make a bunch of...

It becomes very easy to make a bunch of assumptions as to what is causing XXX issue or symptom. What fixed posters X's car vs posters Y's is only a guess. Because your car isn't theirs.

I'd...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 500
Posted By MrMCar
That is correct. Once you've filled/bled the...

That is correct. Once you've filled/bled the system cold (Car NOT running) the remaining air assuming you've filled the system at least 80% will find it's way back to the expansion tank.

Open the...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By MrMCar
BTDT many times in the past, albeit not on a...

BTDT many times in the past, albeit not on a E46/M54.
You may need to swap in a fuel filter from a 5 or a 7 without the FPR attached to make things simpler.

Also a straight increase in fuel...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By MrMCar
Not an uncommon occurrence with both the E46 &...

Not an uncommon occurrence with both the E46 & E39 chassis.
Carefully remove the left C Pillar cover (the foam under the cloth is old and if you push on it too hard foam denting can happen) under it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By MrMCar
Replying to right thread this time: I forgot...

Replying to right thread this time:

I forgot to mention most of the concern for why ATF is an excellent cleaning agent.

Again back to the high detergent package in the oil. Back in the day BMW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 494
Posted By MrMCar
Sorry, replied to the WRONG thread.

Sorry, replied to the WRONG thread.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 494
Posted By MrMCar
I forgot to mention most of the concern for why...

I forgot to mention most of the concern for why ATF is an excellent cleaning agent.

Again back to the high detergent package in the oil. Back in the day BMW had likely one of the worst...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 494
Posted By MrMCar
Either should be fine. You need to hook up with...

Either should be fine. You need to hook up with some of the EU based owners and have them share their experiences.
Yes your fuel is more expensive but I'd gladly pay more for it, if it was available...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By MrMCar
You're not a heretic and ATF does a marvelous job...

You're not a heretic and ATF does a marvelous job of cleaning engine internals. ATF is VERY high in detergent additives. Albeit 1,000 miles is a long time for running any ICE with oil that has an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 494
Posted By MrMCar
Some good answers here. As a generality most of...

Some good answers here. As a generality most of Europe has superior gasoline to that of any sold in N. America. Running your car on 93, 95 or 98 shouldn't matter as the engine has one or two knock...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 379
Posted By MrMCar
By far the best way to bleed a P/S system is to...

By far the best way to bleed a P/S system is to fill (front wheels off the ground) and with the car off, rock the steering back/forth several times full lock. The fluid level will drop. Add more.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 500
Posted By MrMCar
Sounds like you've bled the system correctly. ...

Sounds like you've bled the system correctly.
Albeit I completely fail to understand why some videos and/or aftermarket repair manuals suggest having the KOEO and the heat set to XXX. Totally...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 217
Posted By MrMCar
Likely you're fine. I put the car in neutral all...

Likely you're fine. I put the car in neutral all the time, be it my own and/or during diagnosis w/o issues.
Trick is to let it grab the right gear itself, then apply the pedal.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By MrMCar
Paper towels. Let sit, swap out. You'll get most...

Paper towels. Let sit, swap out. You'll get most of it. Then brakleen.
He's right, misfires could soon happen as a result of the oil bath.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2020, 02:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 98,536
Posted By MrMCar
Fluids came out? I assume you mean there is a...

Fluids came out? I assume you mean there is a coolant leak??
If so that's why you have no heat.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By MrMCar
+1 The signal does come from the rear, albeit...

+1
The signal does come from the rear, albeit then goes into the ABS/DSC module. If all is good, THEN it gets sent onto the cluster, radio, cruise etc.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 661
Posted By MrMCar
That rim is best suited for spare tire duty after...

That rim is best suited for spare tire duty after several blows with a BFH deadblow.

Only an in the air inspection with large channelocks, pry bars and eyes will let you know if something is awry....
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By MrMCar
www.newtis.info

www.newtis.info
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By MrMCar
Liquid Moly has a hydraulic lifter additive....

Liquid Moly has a hydraulic lifter additive. Since LM is a European product, should be easy to locate?
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