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  1. 2000 323i E46 Valve Cover Leak

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    I took my 323i to my mechanic and was told I had a valve cover leak. I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction as to which parts I should purchase to replace the cover and gasket. I understand OEM is always recommended but will after market parts that exceed OEM specifications...
  2. 2000 E46 318i

    2000 E46 318i

  3. Bmw 323i 2000 looking to swap my engine and transmission

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    I have a 2000 323i bmw with the stock engine it comes with ( 153k miles on it) and I def want to make my car way more powerful and faster. I had the idea to put a m3 engine in it but i seen on lots of forums there’s other engines that I can throw in that would be 10x better and easier. I also...
  4. Which clutch kit should I get?

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    So I have an manual e46 325ci, production date december year 2000 (European,left hand drive), which is in need of a new clutch, but I'm not really sure what to get. Real oem states that there are two different clutch kits for my car, one with the OE number 21217523620, and one with 21217515140...
  5. 2000 323i not shifting properly are there other causes besides trans?

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    I have a 2000 323i that won't go into overdrive and it won't shift till I take my foot off the pedal and let the RPM's drop. Do you if there are any possible causes besides a tranny? I also have a cracked head gasket and want to know if it is worth fixing. If the trans is bad I will just sell...
  6. Passing the legacy to my daughter - Suggestions for a new Car Battery

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    Yes, I am giving my daughter my car as part of her high school graduation. I have a 2000 328i BMW and I am in the process of getting a new battery. I was wondering what would you recommend as far as where to get the battery from. I email the stealership and I never got a response. Plus I can...
  7. HELP !!!! Having trouble with my 323i 2000 E46 Transmission PLEASE HELP !!!!

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    Two days ago my power steering fluid was empty after purchasing the ATF (PS Fluid) I noticed my car has a heavy leak coming from a bottom hose (Im not to mechanically inclined but i guess its the PS hose). All of a sudden my car started driving weak for no reason i would floor the gas pedal and...
  8. 2000 323ci airbag light goes on then I stop, I start driving and its off.

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    Hello.my 2000 323ci airbag light is acting up....goes on...then in the afternoon goes off, then on again etc.......is there a way to reset it without expensive tools or diagnostics? Does it have to go to an airbags shop? I dont want just remove the fuse...:evil: Thanks in advance about any help.
  9. E46 323 Selling Steel Blue 2000 BMW 323ci

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    Steel Blue BMW 323ci coupe with 5 speed manual transmission. 143,000 miles on it and can get 30+mpg. Looks Clean and runs perfectly. Non-smoker, ice cold A/C. Car fax available. Features: Leather interior Power/Heated Seats Sunroof 5 speed manual 2.5l straight six engine Email me with any...
  10. Remote turn on doesn't work??? Amp Install

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    So basically I am no mechanic or electrical guru by any means but I have done a lot of research and have spoken to a few guys at local audio shops in my town, the problem I am having is the remote turn on once worked and out of nowhere the amp just stopped turning off when car gets turned off...
  11. ZF5HP19 problems after replacing reverse drum. YES, I searched first.

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    Greetings all! TL;DR - came to shop with no reverse, replaced the drum ONLY, now has several codes and goes into limp after trying for 3rd gear. Also replaced a rectangular section sealing ring with silicon because my boss and the customer have less knowledge than money they're willing to...
  12. ZF5HP19 problems after replacing reverse drum. YES, I searched first.

    General E46 Forum
    Greetings all! TL;DR - came to shop with no reverse, replaced the drum ONLY, now has several codes and goes into limp after trying for 3rd gear. Also replaced a rectangular section sealing ring with silicon because my boss and the customer have less knowledge than money they're willing to...
  13. 2000 BMW 323i Sedan Torque Specs

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    Hello need help please. Changing out rear bearings on 2000 BMW 323i Sedan. Had a few questions: First does it matter what direction the rear wheel bearing goes in? Axel nut is 30m what is torque spec? Half axle re-tension bolt to differential E14 what is torque spec? Also is there a torque spec...
  14. How to rev engine from enginebay - bmw e46 320Ci 2000

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    New to the forums :D wohoo! Anyway! Hey! My question is: How do i rev my cars engine from the enginebay? My friend owns a beautiful e36 320ci. He can rev the engine directly from the engine bay. I wonder if I can do the same on my e46 320ci 2000? Is that even possible? Please help! :craig:
  15. E46 328 2000 328i Sprt Pkg, 5MT, TiAg

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    2000 328i Sprt Pkg, 5MT, TiAg-$3,500 O.B.O. Mileage: Car: 185,XXX Engine: 120,XXX Located in So Cal, this is a solid car that is extremely fun to drive. Even with its age and miles, it still drives better than the brand-new cars; it's smooth, fast, responsive and solid. If you've driven a...
  16. E46 328 2000 328i for sale - White, sport pkg, needs R & R

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    I'm selling my 2000 BMW 328i today. I'll be leaving to Italy next month for 6 months, and I'd like to not have to put this car in storage. So this little gem is up for sale. I am selling the car as is. Car needs a little R and R before it's in reliable driving shape. I'm in Albuquerque, NM so if...
  17. I have e39 2000 540i HELP!!! :(

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    My brother was driving to school, and the car suddentley turned off on him..no noise or anything different.. He went to turn it back on and the temperature gauge SHOT up!!! But the car just left the house, it isnt hot..and not at 9 pm it's still at hot but the car never got hot!!!!! Help!!!! :(
  18. 2002 BMW 330i Engine rattle/ticking [Video included]

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    Hey fanatics! Long time lurker and reader, but I haven't posted much. I'm having an engine sound issue with my beloved 330i. Long story short, after initial start-up there is a persistent rattle or clicking sound coming from the engine. It appears to come on once the car has sufficiently...
  19. FS 2000 facelift 323i While - NYC |||Great daily driver|||

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  20. FS: 2000 Bmw 323i - Blue- Houston Area- $5300

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    I don't need my Bimmer anymore. Here are the details. Year: 2000 Model: 323i Color: Light Blue Transmission: Steptronic/Auto Mileage: 163K Sport Package Cruise Control No Mods to the car I'm the second owner of the car. Inside is very clean. There are some small parking lot dings outside. No...
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