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  1. Bleeding brakes : should I depress the pedal when using power bleeder ?

    ///M3 Forum
    Hello, The bentley service manual seem to be advising to use a power bleeder AND depress the brake pedal 5 times (p.691). ECS tuning tutorial The above tutorial however advises against depressing the pedal and using the power bleeder as a substitute. They say depressing the brake pedal could...
  2. Clutch Pedal "Click" during pedal depression

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys - I've got a 2002 325CI manual transmission...love the thing like it's my child... I'll start by describing my issue: just about every time I press down my clutch pedal there is a "click" that is felt and heard, and then as I begin to let out the clutch pedal the click is heard and...
  3. Brake Master Cylinder Leaking... DSC On

    Suspension & Braking
    When recently acquiring my current e46 the DSC light was on, it was one of those turn the car on and it turns on in a few seconds. Thought an alignment would fix it so planned on getting it done when it needed new tires. Now after I replaced all pads and rotors in the car I noticed that behind...
  4. Bench Bleeding Master Cylinder Question...

    General E46 Forum
    So i need help again... since i let my brake fluid reservoir run dry and disconnected the two brake fluids from my master cylinder, i decided it was necessary for me to bench bleed the master cylinder... so heres the problem... the master cylinder is in the car... so i let the brake reservoir...
  5. What size is the brake line going into the master cylinder?

    General E46 Forum
    So im bleeding the master cylinder today and was wondering what size is the screw of the lines that go into the master cylinder... believe me i searched...im going to buy the master cylinder bleeder kit and it comes in SAE or Metric not sure which one to get, i dont have my bentley manual with...
  6. Brake Power Unit Dilemma and 1.5 Years of Same Oil

    General E46 Forum
    So here it goes.... Background: The last two weeks my car has been up on stands while I replacing my CCV (and upgrading to the cold climate version; car was originally a FL car so it didnt have the cold climate version), VCG, ofh gasket, vanos oil lines and some smaller gaskets/orings etc...
  7. 325XI Master Cylinder DIY

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    I spent the weekend replacing my wife's 2001 325XI master brake cylinder, brake pads all the way around and rear disk brake rotors. Key Notes: Master Cylinder: I ordered an "off" brand from a company in CA and when it arrived they sent me the wrong master cylinder. It was missing a critical...
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