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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,903
Posted By C-J
starts getting bit in depth for me!

starts getting bit in depth for me!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,903
Posted By C-J
I rang local bmw specialist and he said he has...

I rang local bmw specialist and he said he has never heard of the Vanos seals going, normally the vanos unit just needs replacing and/or just doesnt work......... hmm!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,903
Posted By C-J
cool, thanks for the info!

cool, thanks for the info!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,903
Posted By C-J
Nice one thanks a lot MY VANOS SEAL - is...

Nice one thanks a lot

MY VANOS SEAL - is that the fix to stop the random revving in the cold weather when idling? I.e 800rpm then throttle blips to 1200rpm on its own (once mine has stalled when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,903
Posted By C-J
Would it let out a fair rate of oil? I heard VCG...

Would it let out a fair rate of oil? I heard VCG is realtively easy DIY, but usually a leak as bad as mine I assumed would be a big job. Spose I cant lose much doing VCG first =) thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,903
Posted By C-J
Lightbulb E46 328Ci M52TU Oil Leak getting slightly worse now - pics

Hi all, about a year ago I didnt drive my car for a whole 7 days, I found a small patch of oil underneath the drivers side (RHD UK CAR) sill, it was dripping down the exhaust sort of rear of engine...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-07-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 277,537
Posted By C-J
You would need to remove a little rubber bung on...

You would need to remove a little rubber bung on the door near where the 3 torx screws are

there is an allen key which adjusts the amount of play in the exterior door handle before it opens the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-06-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 277,537
Posted By C-J
Not sure what you mean!

Not sure what you mean!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-29-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 277,537
Posted By C-J
Just completed this with many many thanks to OP ...

Just completed this with many many thanks to OP

I had different part numbers as my 1999 328Ci has 'pull out towards you' exterior door handles, which were put on the first lot of E46 coupes up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,455
Posted By C-J
Anyone bought Coupe Actuator / Door Lock help with Part Numbers...

Hi all,

Please can anyone clear this up;

I have a 1999 328Ci (2dr coupe build date Dec 1999)

Real OEM suggest the part no of the door lock actuators/solenoid =

ONLY APPLIES TO DRIVER'S...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By C-J
Question Auto transmission - new Throttle cable set up advice??

Read somewhere that to cure my 99 328 coupe AUTO from having a very stiff throttle pedal - to replace the throttle cable.

Yet I am unsure of how to set up the new cable when fitting as does the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,341
Posted By C-J
Left 99 328Ci M52 for a week, have slight oil leak help

1999 328Ci Auto M52 engine 133K fBMWsh

Left my car in my garage for about 8 days (longest ever!)

Thought it would be worth checking the floor considering she is nearly 10yrs new! Anyway, to my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By C-J
Brake pedal switch/button slow!

Realised today that my e46 1999 328ci - when depressing brake, the pedal moves a fair distance before the brake lights actually illuminate.

Compared to Mercedes Vito and a mini feather touch on...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-26-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 36,772
Posted By C-J
I used indy, 30 to scan the fault and an extra...

I used indy, 30 to scan the fault and an extra 20 to cancel out the sensor. He said if he just clears the fault it may keep coming back, so instead he cancelled out occupancy sensor.....so assume...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-04-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By C-J
99 328 Ci Subframe queries - cracks etc

As my rear creaking noise could be subframe issue (people mentioned this on here)

Can somebody who has experience clear this up?

Say the rear diff mounting area has led to cracks in underboot...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,682
Posted By C-J
how do u check them? thanks snikwad

how do u check them?

thanks snikwad
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,682
Posted By C-J
does it when body twists, at low speed round...

does it when body twists, at low speed round corner

i.e never does it when driving straight or above 10mph

only on drivers side rear. not the passenger side

i get a clunk when putting my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,682
Posted By C-J
E46 328 coupe, Rear drivers wheel area CREAK!

Auto 328Coupe 1999

Firstly noticed a feint rattle at the rear, sounded like parcel shelf


but is not interior trim noise + is getting slightly worse;

At very slow speed like 2mph-4mph ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By C-J
thanks for the great info, i wondered about the...

thanks for the great info, i wondered about the tools, did a search and i read a few posts about which was best to use; but I thought the fan itself is just a few screws!!

never that easy - hence...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By C-J
mechanical;runs with engine rpm i want to...

mechanical;runs with engine rpm

i want to change just the fan blade;

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BM52&mospid=47618&btnr=11_2179&hg=11&fg=35

thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By C-J
M52 change of Radiator Fan question

99 e46 328Ci M52

Thanks all with help about coolant hose - its been changed and all seems well! BMW part is modified slightly compared to old hose!

Anyway, whilst doing the above top hose -...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By C-J
Just done the necessary bleeding & did it when...

Just done the necessary bleeding & did it when cold, heat on max, low blower.

Still found this; :idea:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v156/jacksonpimp/SP_A0386.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By C-J
Yes i agree its no big problem but I want it to...

Yes i agree its no big problem but I want it to be normal again without needing to check under the hood before every drive haha!

I'll check again today and bleed then go from there. Yesterday the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By C-J
I bought one from dealer today and fitted - but...

I bought one from dealer today and fitted - but unfortunately same problem has happened!

After a long run the top hose is fully round like normal.
But I have left it over 5 hours and the engine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By C-J
Auto transmission fluid level + seeping

Know its common for the ATF bottle to leak around the cap - mine is quite bad and have a lot of black muck covering the cap now.

1) Where should the level be? I assume between the 2 marks but this...
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