Category Archive: Autos

Aug 01

BMW 745i Windows stopped working? FIXED

I was just about to start taking apart my 02 745i to fix my dead windows. For no apparent reason, my drivers side controls for mirrors, windows, and shades all stopped working yesterday. Looking through the forums, they all talked about replacing motors and window regulators which could be as much as 2k. One last …

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Nov 06

New Rims!! Does that say Mercedes?

Found these on Craigslist. I had to put 10mm spaces on front and back and use longer Lug nuts up front with longer Studs in back. I think they turned out pretty sweet. She handles much better than my skinny original 185x14s. Thanks to Chris at www.t3technique.com for helping out with info and hardware.  

May 23

BMW 745i Weep Hole Fix

Any decent DIY’er can handle the AGA coolant pipe fix. You just need to have some time, patience, and guts. I also used the TIS which was somewhat of a help. One great thing about BMW engineering is that it just makes sense. It is often smarter than you are but take your time and …

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May 22

Cleveland BMW of Solon Fraud

Detailed below is my saga with BMW. Really disappointed with BMW of Cleveland located in Solon, OH   BBB complaint ID 9522469   I have a 2002 BMW 745i and had a coolant leak issue. I had the car towed to BMW of Cleveland in Solon, OH to investigate and fix the issue. I asked to …

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Dec 24

Reset Airbag Sensor light on Nissan Pathfinder

Recently my Nissan Pathfinder started flashing an airbag warning light for no apparent reason. My SUV is only 2 years old so it pained me to have to bring it in for diagnostics. Last time I brought my Nissan in to “check” something, I ended up with a new steering column, out of alignment, and …

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