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Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Thu, Dec-09-2010, 08:23:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,780
Posted By mr.andersen
gents, sorry i dropped off for a while. If...

gents, sorry i dropped off for a while.
If someone needs a refresh doc let me know and i can re-post it.
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Thu, Sep-03-2009, 04:55:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,780
Posted By mr.andersen
if the relay is replaced and the problem...

if the relay is replaced and the problem persists, its 90% the pump
Bmw should be able to pull down codes for that.
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Mon, Aug-10-2009, 04:47:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,780
Posted By mr.andersen
wow, thats amazing bargaining skills considering...

wow, thats amazing bargaining skills considering the fact that the pump is 1500 :) did they replace the entire unit or just the pressure accumulator? Or did they find a good pre-owned pump?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-11-2008, 05:59:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
it should be

it should be
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-30-2008, 07:52:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 25,711
Posted By mr.andersen
i would sue the **** out of those clowns :chair:

i would sue the **** out of those clowns :chair:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-30-2008, 07:50:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 25,711
Posted By mr.andersen
My suggestion is: replace the relay. it takes 20...

My suggestion is: replace the relay. it takes 20 minutes and the relay itself costs 20 bucks. i replaced smg pump myself this summer. checkout this link for a diy writeup....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-15-2008, 03:24:33 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
no words.... ...

no words....
http://photos.commongate.com/11/38441_7dtr2scy8f_l.jpg
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-14-2008, 09:17:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
Again, please don't confuse conjectures with...

Again, please don't confuse conjectures with facts. It's not an opinion to say that the new m5's and m6's were build exclusively for the smg gearbox, but due to the large list of failure claims and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-14-2008, 07:07:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
it was 1600 last time I checked, and yes it is...

it was 1600 last time I checked, and yes it is alot of money for a part that only lasts 60K miles. as for navigation systems, how many of those does bmw replace every 60 thousand miles. my argument...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-14-2008, 06:47:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
Have you actually held an smg pump in your hand?...

Have you actually held an smg pump in your hand? There is really not much to it. Four solenoids, two sensorssensors, a motor, control module and a pressure accumulator. Pressure accumulator alone (...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-14-2008, 06:09:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
well, it's like saying that all engines are the...

well, it's like saying that all engines are the same and will fail sooner or later. Different pumps, different pressures, different pump manufacturer. who knows, the new system may be able to last...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-14-2008, 05:52:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
Don't mean to start a flame war here but it...

Don't mean to start a flame war here but it doesn't look like you let facts get in the way of your argument. ;)
in 2004 the smg technology was 15 years old , therefore calling it on the bleeding...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-14-2008, 04:16:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
some more than others.. cough... m3 cough....

some more than others.. cough... m3 cough....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-13-2008, 07:37:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
i am moderately agressive. no track days,...

i am moderately agressive. no track days, nothing like that. just daily commuting.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-13-2008, 07:36:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
Yupo, awesome tool. :) You can reset clutch...

Yupo, awesome tool. :)
You can reset clutch curve, bleed the tranny all by yourself :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-13-2008, 04:56:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
hm... an '03. if my calculations are correct,...

hm... an '03. if my calculations are correct, you will be out of warranty on the engine this coming year. hope you have 10 grand put away in case something in the drive train decides to take a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-13-2008, 04:55:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
please, please please tell me you are joking. ...

please, please please tell me you are joking. replacing rear diffs, a vanos, spun motors, rear subframes (in rare cases) and an smg pump is HARDLY what i would consider "maintenance". and no one in...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-13-2008, 07:40:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr.andersen
dude, join the club. i can't begin to tell you...

dude, join the club. i can't begin to tell you how agonizing it is to deal with these types of problems. if you are handy with a wrench, it's actually a pretty easy fix. takes about 2-3 days all...
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Mon, Oct-13-2008, 06:07:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,780
Posted By mr.andersen
I didn't keep track of actual hours, since i was...

I didn't keep track of actual hours, since i was doing this in my spare time after work. i think all in all it was about 20 hours for me (i am very rusty). i really had a tough time removing...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-12-2008, 05:39:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,335
Posted By mr.andersen
send a bill to our esteemed mayor daley. :)

send a bill to our esteemed mayor daley. :)
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Wed, Oct-08-2008, 06:28:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,780
Posted By mr.andersen
Dude, this info could have been helpful 4 pages...

Dude, this info could have been helpful 4 pages ago. :lolhit:
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Mon, Oct-06-2008, 05:00:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,780
Posted By mr.andersen
hm..... in my "uneducated opinion" if the pump...

hm..... in my "uneducated opinion" if the pump iteslf was leaking, i can't imagine you would actually be able to shift. the pump is under extreme pressure, so if there was a leak, it would not be...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-04-2008, 03:06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,810
Posted By mr.andersen
that's the sound of straight cut gears. you...

that's the sound of straight cut gears. you spend an hour in a car with that setup you, and you WILL want to kill yourself.:shiftdriv
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Tue, Sep-30-2008, 07:38:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,780
Posted By mr.andersen
Yup. absolutely correct. Unfortunately, in my...

Yup. absolutely correct. Unfortunately, in my case it really was the failed pump. :(
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Sat, Sep-20-2008, 11:15:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,780
Posted By mr.andersen
ok, posting a diy here was very frustrating. so...

ok, posting a diy here was very frustrating. so i want to thank my good friend for helping me create and host this DIY:
Mods, i hope its ok for linking to an external site:
SMG pump replacement...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-17-2008, 02:56:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,461
Posted By mr.andersen
search is your friend :) but, in all...

search is your friend :)
but, in all seriousness, transmissions on the 6speed and smg version is the same. difference is: hydraulics which includes the pump and the smg control unit along with a TON...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-16-2008, 04:44:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,212
Posted By mr.andersen
Step 13: purchase a BRAND NEW REAR DIFF:lolhit:

Step 13: purchase a BRAND NEW REAR DIFF:lolhit:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-16-2008, 04:41:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,463
Posted By mr.andersen
:deadhorse::deadhorse::deadhorse::deadhorse: ...

:deadhorse::deadhorse::deadhorse::deadhorse:
smg's are great. make sure you purchase a spare smg pump to go with that setup. :lolhit:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-16-2008, 04:37:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,454
Posted By mr.andersen
yup, no xenon balasts.

yup, no xenon balasts.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-11-2008, 07:59:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By mr.andersen
Pedals are like testicles: real men only need...

Pedals are like testicles: real men only need 2:lolhit:
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Tue, Sep-09-2008, 09:58:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,780
Posted By mr.andersen
And smg transmission is a basic six speed...

And smg transmission is a basic six speed transmission where the changing of gears and clutch operation is done via an SMP pump, which inturn is controlled by a computer and a bunch of sensor. there...
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Tue, Sep-09-2008, 09:41:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,780
Posted By mr.andersen
pump went out at 70K :( I am working on a DIY...

pump went out at 70K :(
I am working on a DIY now, because many people have been asking for it. In short, the biggest factor in the cost will be where you source your replacement PUMP. brandnew new...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Sep-05-2008, 09:46:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,771
Posted By mr.andersen
hm.., i recently replaced my own pump. once i...

hm.., i recently replaced my own pump. once i had the sucker out, i took the old one appart. so, the pressure accumulator is just this big cyllinder that holds pentosine under pressure. what the...
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Wed, Sep-03-2008, 10:22:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,780
Posted By mr.andersen
Smg Pump Replacement Diy Feeler

Did my own R&R SMG Pump. just trying to see if there is any interest in a DIY. I'd hate to waste the my time on it, if no one cares. :chair:
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Wed, Sep-03-2008, 04:44:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,153
Posted By mr.andersen
typically, the things you are describing can be...

typically, the things you are describing can be attributed to one of two causes
1) SMG pump draws a ton of amps, and if you have a faulty relay, this can occur. this be replaced for 20 bucks (there...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-22-2008, 09:56:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,787
Posted By mr.andersen
grinding noise and or cluncking is a pretty good...

grinding noise and or cluncking is a pretty good indication that your rear diff is going bye bye :(
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-22-2008, 09:54:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,222
Posted By mr.andersen
soo, i am curious did they ever produce any kind...

soo, i am curious did they ever produce any kind of print out that proved this so called "overrevving"?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-22-2008, 09:50:05 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,196
Posted By mr.andersen
after i am done with mine, i don't think i will...

after i am done with mine, i don't think i will ever own another beemer EVER
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-22-2008, 09:47:13 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,443
Posted By mr.andersen
quick story. me and my friend were stopped behind...

quick story. me and my friend were stopped behind my house in an alley. as he was opening his door, another idiot, who was absolutely flying, took the door off. we called the cops. the cops came, we...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-01-2008, 09:07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,235
Posted By mr.andersen
well, i had a rapid knocking noise coming from...

well, i had a rapid knocking noise coming from that area as well. first i thought it was the engine. turned out to be a faulty smg solenoid cyllinder. cost me 700 bucks to replace. :(
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-23-2005, 08:41:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By mr.andersen
The best part is when you pull up to a club and...

The best part is when you pull up to a club and the valet has no idea how to get the car moving. He keeps searching for a clutch, but there isn't one. So, the car usually ends up being parked...
Forum: General BMW Discussion Wed, Jul-20-2005, 06:09:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,720
Posted By mr.andersen
You went to laguna seca as well? I was going to...

You went to laguna seca as well? I was going to post some pics, but you beat me to it. Great job.!!!
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jul-19-2005, 05:28:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,244
Posted By mr.andersen
I was at laguna seca past weekend for the US...

I was at laguna seca past weekend for the US MotoGP, guess what the pace car was?
A brand spanking new alpine white m5. :dance:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-19-2005, 05:22:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,413
Posted By mr.andersen
Of all the cars you mentioned only the s4...

Of all the cars you mentioned only the s4 compares, i wouldn't buy one only cause i don't like audis, but you have to give that car credit. Our network admin drives one, and he has done some amazing...
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