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  1. E46 General
    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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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:
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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...
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    I have a 2000 323iT and the ignition coils keep going bad. I've had the car into the dealer three times to get them fixed. Now the car is stumbling again when I accelerate and I expect it's a fourth coil going bad. No SES light yet, so I don't know which cylinder. I'm tired of paying the...
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    Hi all, My engine is making a horrible ticking sound as you will see here... http://youtu.be/icYvfPk2ka4 I had something similar not too long ago which turned out to be the water pump but this is definitely something else. Any help would be much appreciated. Cheers. Jason
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    Hi all i need some help, I'm sure i'm in the right place to solve my E46 problem! I have a BMW 325i auto (2000), the car starts ok 'first time' in the morning and drives as normal, when i stop and leave the car for (5mins onwards) then try to start the car for the second time it needs key...
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    Ok guys, so here is the deal... I am new to this forum and to the Bimmer world Just bought a 2000 328i a week ago and the stupid service engine soon light came on yesterday... I want to go with the cheapest solution... buying a brand new OEM gas tank cap... but I would like to kind of know mine...
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    I searched around to find the official document for the subframe lawsuit/recall and couldn't find it, I found it a while ago and need to look at it again since im back home and can actually get to a dealership now. Anyone have a link to it? Thanks
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    hi can someone help me please? i bout an e46 2000 rg coupe and while i am driving it it only doing 22mpg even on motorway.my mates 330 is doing 31mpg 1.should i service the car eventhought it still have 9,ooo service miles left 2. or what should i do so that the mpg work properly 3.what is...
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