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Since no pictures exist on the internet (that can be found) on where exactly the drain comes out at, hopefully this picture will help describe how you can help yourself figure this out: I found this video of a guy removing the AC box from an e46 330i. In the above circled area is the drain location on the AC box itself. This would correlate to the center ...


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Because there are significantly more 6 cylinder engines in the E46 generation 3-series, I will make the assumption yours is a six cylinder variant. From experience, there isn't a huge number of differences between core components on things like AC between the 4-cylinder engines and 6-cylinder ones, but it's more likely things like the radiator and engine ...


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Yes, leaving the parking lights on overnight will drain the battery. You may well find that, especially if it has been run flat a few times, that the battery will hold less charge than before. A 4 year old battery may well need replacing (q.v. My own car which recently needed a new battery despite the old one being less than 3 years old...) The parking ...


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Can this [leaving lights on overnight] cause a flat battery? It is quite likely that leaving the parking lights on overnight has drained the battery. The first course of action would be to jump-start it and see if things hold out. You may also want to make sure that it is getting properly charged by the alternator (13.5 - 14 V with the engine is ...


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There are a couple of tactics you can use to detect oil leaks on engines and transmissions. First, get all the oil off. Some use a water soluble degreaser like gunk or simple green. Whattever works and doesn't destroy the planet. There are many debates about using a power washer, I WILL use one. If you choose to, be mindful of wiring and seals. Once ...



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