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2004 bmw 325ci---which mark is the proper full mark on the power steering dip stick---upper or lower.

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That depends on temperature, the lower when cold and upper when hot. Hope this helps, let me know.

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REMOVAL
  1. Release hood latch and open hood.
  2. Disconnect battery negative cable.
  3. Disconnect the push-in field wire connector from back of generator.
  4. Remove nut holding B+ wire terminal to back of generator.
  5. Separate B+ terminal from generator.
  6. Raise vehicle and support.
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  1. Remove the lower oil dip stick tube bolt (Fig. 2).
  2. Remove wiring harness from the oil dip stick tube
  3. Remove the 3 mounting bolts.
  4. Lower vehicle.
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INSTALLATION
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Fuses & RelaysThe fuse box is located under the engine hood on the left side, near the upper strut housing or near the battery.
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