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  1. My radiator grille fell off!

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys, I recently lost my right grille (drivers position) when driving my 2006 318CI coupe. I've been having some difficulty trying to find a replacement online, can anyone point me in the right direction?
  2. Rough idle/power loss

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    Hi all, Although this is my first post, I have been using this site as a reference for a while now! I have a 2002 318ci (n42 engine) automatic. I’ve got an issue that’s now really bugging me! The problem started about 2 weeks ago when my alternator packed up whilst driving home along the...
  3. Clutch judder, thoughts?

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    hi all, first time poster so go easy on me! ;) I have an 05 318ci and have been experiencing, what I would call, clutch judder. It happens when pulling off in first gear from a stand still. It starts off gradually as the clutch starts to bite, but gets much worse as you release the clutch...
  4. Are all e46 ignition coils interchangeable?

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    As the title states are all push fit pencil ignition coils interchangeable or do I need to get a specific set for my car (318Ci N42 engine)
  5. Reoccurring misfire 318Ci

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    Dear all, I recently bought my first BMW, overall it seemed like a fantastic entry car being a 318ci and I'm only 22 y/o however I stumbled upon a misfire on cylinder 2 so I started digging around and swapped coils to 1 and the dtc followed to misfire on cylinder 1 so I believed I solved the...
  6. E46 Coupe coupe, 2002, 88k,

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    Car year:2002 make and model:318ci - Full VIN number:WBABV72070JZ76655 - Mileage:88k - List of options/packages:NonM-TEC/ Standard - Length of ownership:6years - Any maintenance records:full History - Car location:Ireland - Willing to ship? No - Asking price: Open to Offers...
  7. E46 Coupe 2002 88k For sale. offers open

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    coupe, 2002, 88k, Car year:2002 make and model:318ci - Full VIN number:WBABV72070JZ76655 - Mileage:88k - List of options/packages:NonM-TEC/ Standard - Length of ownership:6years - Any maintenance records:full History - Car location:Ireland - Willing to ship? No - Asking price: Open to Offers...
  8. E46 Coupe 88k for sale 318ci

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    Looking to sell 2002 e46 318ci, great condition topaz blue, 88k from new. Ireland, selling due to medical condition & open to offers PM me for more info M
  9. Engine Smell and Smoke ONLY on Startup (N42 318Ci)

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    So this issue has been happening for maybe the last 6 months or so, so definitely not a sudden thing. But I thought I'd finally ask for an answer. On a cold startup, about 3-4mins after the engine has been running (so the temp needle is just lifting off the blue) the engine starts to smoke a...
  10. High idle problem after head gasket!

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    Hey guys. So I bought a 2000 BMW 318ci with the M43B19 (M43TU) engine. It's the 1.9 single cam engine. I got the car really really cheap and I was going to part it out but it really is too nice. I bought new gaskets, oil, plugs and all that and did a head gasket job. The car now runs. All dash...
  11. E46 318ci - Head Gasket, CCV, M43B19

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    Hey guys. I have the opportunity to purchase a 2000 BMW 318ci. It's a car that has been parked up for a while due to what is apparently a bad head gasket. I went to see the car today and found a couple of interesting things. The car did start and was just puring clouds of white smoke out of the...
  12. OVERHEATING 318ci

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    I'm new here and to BMW please go easy on me So I'll get straight to the point (kind of) I brought a 318ci, gorgeous car, the other day went to inspect it as you do gave it a good test drive seemed all ok no problems whatsoever ever other than a slow puncture 120,000 miles that day I drove it...
  13. Coolant temp sensor problems?

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    Hi all I'm new, will intro myself properly once I have some nice photos for you all. I bought my first BMW a while back (318ci) and I'm scared its about to get rather costly! I have searched the forum and google but cant get the answers I need. Below is my problem, thanks in advance to anyone...
  14. 318ci engine rattles

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    Hi guys, my e46 coupe started rattling from the engine this morning. the rattling seems to be coming from the front of the engine. Any guess would be appreciated :banghead:
  15. Coupe Door Panels

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    Hi guys, sorry if there is already a thread on this, I'm a nooby who lacks time! recently i took off my 318ci door panels off since they had several clips broken, bought some from ebay, and now the front bottom part keeps on snapping off and rattles a lot while driving (pissing me). I recon...
  16. 318Ci M43 Misfiring - DTC Code PD0300?

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    Hi all - hope someone can help as am at my wit's end. Car is a 2000 318Ci M43TU (8V / 1900cc) The car had just had a new head gasket. I replaced the radiator as well and so drained, filled and bled with new coolant. I also replaced a water hose that had split that went under the intake...
  17. For sale bmw e46 318

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    Reluctantly i am having to sell my much loved BMW due to the fact insurance costs have gone up and i am unable to insure the car as my age is 21. Ive owned the car since Feb 2010 from 89,000 miles and have drive it to its present 98,000. The woman i bought the car off couldn't sit in it because...
  18. FOR SALE SHEFFIELD E46 318ci one off.

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    LOOK AT MY PICS the ones in the garage r quite old my facebook pics are recent.( sam crooke ) £3300 0.n.o Tel:07581174376 if no answer text me and I will get back to you.
  19. 318ci codes keep popping up!

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    hi every body, Driving home the other day and my engine light comes on. Worried/pissed, i get the code read right away by my mechanic buddy, and the code read p0402. I looked it up and it means "P0402 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Excessive Detected ". Any clue on what causes this n how much...