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  1. DIY Windshield Replacement

    General E46 Forum
    Hello Everyone! Hope you all are doing well. I am thinking of replacing my windshield on my 03 330xi, I go to the junkyard a lot for many parts. If I go and I find a good windshield, how hard would it be to take out of the junkyard car? And then take out my cracked windshield and put in the...
  2. DIY Repair for long crack on windshied

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    I discovers a long crack on my windshield today! I know that there are DIY repair kits for chips available however I wanted to get some feedback from anyone who has had success using a DIY Product to do this kind of repair for a long crack and without drilling. Otherwise I suppose this is what...
  3. Windshield sensor cover

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    Hello, I am a new member on the e46 forums. I'm not sure if this is really a thing that can be fixed without getting a new windshield but I thought it would be good to ask. I just got a new windshield replaced on my BMW 330Ci and honestly it was the crappiest job ever. Not only did they steal...
  4. e46 Windshield Replacement - Gasket Looks Fishy

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    Hello, I have an '02 325 vert and just got the windshield replaced because of a stone cracking it. Insurance covered 100%, and Safelite did the repair a couple of weeks ago. I have however noticed that the gasket, particularly near the top of the sides and top corners look questionable. Its...
  5. 318i Windshield Question

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    Good Day, Windshield got a crack on it due to stray rock from a lawnmower shooting out projectiles on the side of the road. Need to get it replaced, dealer is charging about 1000 bucks to get it replaced. I know that the E46 is the base model and I have been using parts that are said to be for...
  6. Rear windshield and rust....please help....

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    I attempted to search but no one seems to have had this particularly issue (I really did try to search...). So long story short... 1. I attempted to replace the rear windshield weatherstripping/trim/seal (I've seen it mentioned as all of these) and unfortunately there was a lot of adhesive...
  7. New windshield gaps in rubber seals

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    Windshield had a crack so i had it replaced, the brand is PGW. I dont think it seals right against the pillars though. Both sides have gaps between the rubber seals and the pillars. I honestly dont remember what it looked like before but im pretty sure it had no gap there. I attached some...
  8. Replacing windshield gasket

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    I am replacing my windshield - I have a quote for about $240, and after 125k miles, it looks sandblasted when the sun comes through the window. My question is whether installers routinely replace the gasket around the windshield or reuse (part 51318208468)? I am replacing the cowl, as it is...
  9. Weird wiper problem

    E46 Xi Forum
    Hi guys, I've already done some searching but I didn't see anything that directly portrayed to my problem. I have a 2002 330xi, and I recently put new OEM wiper blades on it. For some reason now the wipers will go about 1/5 of the way up the windshield and stop. They will stay in this position...
  10. DIY: Windshield Cowling Replacement VIDEO

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4W5XJjV2Lo
  11. Need help with windshield seal

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    I have tried to search this, but I don't really know what to search. I don't know what this part is called, so that's what I need help with. Here's my description... It's the grey piece of plastic that is underneath the wiper arms. It seals the bottom of the windshield, and drains the water...
  12. rubber gasket around windshield is shot.

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    Does anybody know if it is possible to replace rubber gasket that goes AROUND the windshield without replacing the whole windshield. It appears to be the case for 5 series (there are numerous threads on bimmerfest). Texas sun has cooked mine and i I can literally peel away pieces of the rubber...
  13. Windsheild washer still not working after new pump

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    The title pretty much says it all. I bought my '99 328i in May, and the first time I tried to use the windshield washer, I realized it didn't work. So, when I had to buy some other stuff from BavAuto, I got a new pump and gasket. After replacing the pump, it still doesn't work. I can hear (I...
  14. Windshield Replacement on a 330Ci??

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    I was driving home yesterday, and a rock skipped up and hit my windshield. There is a small crack, about the size of a dime. I went and got it filled so it wouldn't crack further. I wanted to know if anyone, knows around how much it would cost to replace the whole windshield, as it bothers me to...
  15. Windshield replacement

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    Had a big rock smash the upper corner of my windshield on my e46 coupe. I am having issues trying to find a windshield for it. I have called around to some places and unfortunately (me calling around) caused the people I called to buy up the windshields that were local and now I cant get a good...
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