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  1. 320D, 2000 bluetooth scanner

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys, My car is E46 320D, manufacture year is 2000 (May). M47 engine. I have the rounded 20 pin connector under the hood. And I already have the 20 pins to 16 pin adapter and BMW scanner with PA soft already working fine. I want to know what Bluetooth scanner will work the best with my...
  2. best way to clean crap from intake(diesel)

    General E46 Forum
    Hi I am planning to do big overhaul replace all vacuum lines, o rings, swirl flaps blanks, boost hoses. What would be the best way to clean all the oily/carbon crap from the intake? The other day I cleaned the EGR and it was pretty nasty, so I imagine the intake is gonna look similar. Its 320d...
  3. 2000 320d - is it the turbo?

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys, I'm new here. :hi: I have a nagging problem with the acceleration on my 2000 E46 320d (136hp). The problem being... there is almost no acceleration. In short, no acceleration before 2000 rpm, the car starts to go only from 2500rpm. No smoke whatsoever. 0-100 in 17s and at 170-180Km/h...
  4. (COMPATIBILITY) 320d rear axle carrier on a 318i

    General E46 Forum
    Hello. Does anyone know if the rear axle carrier from a 320d (OEM part 33316770830) bolts on a 318i. I know the diesel axle carrier has two extra vibration absorbers ( 33311092256) but i'm hoping that the mounting point distances to the chassis are the same. Has anyone done this? Thanks.
  5. e46 320D

    General E46 Forum
    Buenas ! Mi coche: BMW e46 320D 2001 Soy nuevo por aqui, y con mi coche tambien espero compartir y aprender lo suficiente como para cuidarlo para que dure bastante, pero por el momento me tiene bastante desmotivado. Se ah roto la polea del cigueñal dos veces, eh comprado una por ebay (la...
  6. Hello, New F30 owner!

    General F30 Sedan/F31 Wagon/F32 Coupe/F33 Cabrio
    Hi all, just wanted to introduce myself and my car, My names Jamie and I will be picking up my new F30 Next Monday. It is a 320d M Sport LCI on a 65 plate with 2700miles; sports auto, Coral Red Leather, Mineral Gray, 19" 403M wheels, M Sports brake upgrade, Harman Kardon Sound system. <a...
  7. High mileage E46 maintenance

    General E46 Forum
    Hi All, I have a 2004 year 320D touring in the UK and its now just gone over 200,000 miles. I bought it as second owner at 35,000 miles. My question goes like this:- The car runs well still, over its lifetime its had work done on it which I'll detail below but generally I don't see why it can't...
  8. 320d touring - rear vibration on oversteer

    E46 Touring
    Greetings everybody, The title pretty much says it all. My car is a 320d Touring - 2002. Just got it recently and I had to do a lot of work on it since it was driven till a lot of things started to give and then it sat for about 1 or 2 years. Since it is my first BMW I couldn't help myself to...
  9. Lastest car

    Lastest car

    Bought this 320d cd from Bristol. Friday night!
  10. Is my turbo broken?

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys! I am an owner of a BMW e46 320D (136 HP), everyday i need cross a mountain pass, so I realize that the turbo works with delay ( I dont know how to explain :facepalm: ) Thanks in advance :rolleyes:
  11. E46 320d hard to start

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys. New to this forum just needed a few answers. I have a 2003 E46 320d. The car has been hard to start lately. I thought the battery was flat so I replaced it a few weeks back. Started ok, but then the same thing started happening again. It's especially hard to start after the car has...
  12. 320d swirl flap removal - down on power

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    I removed my swirl flaps and cleaned out my intake manifold yesterday (thread @bimmerforums -, and after putting everything back together the car started beautifully. Before it...
  13. 320d warm start problem / saga

    General E46 Forum
    Hi, I'm looking for advice and opinions on this. Long description sorry but I want to get all the info down. Our 2002 320D with 125k miles on it started giving a problem around 6 weeks ago. It would start perfectly, every single time, from cold. It would drive perfectly once started, no...
  14. Please save me! E46 320d starting/acceleration problems

    General E46 Forum
    Hi, I'm new in this forum, I own E46 320d 2000with 136hp, it's been 5 years with no problems the car used to be lovely, smooth and needing only regular serves, however 6 months ago the turbo went bad which in turn injected oil into the engine which cozed the ring to go bad, so I gave it to a...
  15. E46 blue smoke problem

    General E46 Forum
    Hi my car has a smoking problem when I turn my car on it throws out a lot of blue white smoke and it's not just when it's cold when I drive it for a bit and turn it off for like 20/30mins it's trows smoke out agen and when it smokes and I try to rev it struggles to rev up but when the smoke gose...
  16. My 2001 Pre-facelift 320D

    The Showroom
    Hi guys here is my 320D. For know its has is . the first thing coming in is going to be a 2 din system. then i am thinking of getting new mirros the M3 or M5 ones. Thinking of getting 17" ou 18" rims for it soon also. The suspension already look low engough so no need to lower it more...
  17. Need to pinpoint a problem

    General E46 Forum
    Hi There, I have a 2001 Model BMW 320d e46. I was doing a long trip with the car when i came to small hill where i had to overtake a truck, i was on cruise control at the moment so i switched it off to use some pedal power, as i pressed the clutch to change gear down, the car started reving to...
  18. Power and squeaky problems!!!

    General E46 Forum
    Hi everyone , I have a few problems !! Whilst driving to work I heard a squeak coming from my front driver's wheel , but it only squeaks when I turn the wheel to the right ever so slightly ??? And the second problem is as I was accelerating this morning in 2nd or 3rd gear I had a sudden...
  19. F30 Video Review

    General F30 Sedan/F31 Wagon/F32 Coupe/F33 Cabrio The TheGetawayer gives us a video review of the 2012 F30 3 series. He is driving a 320d which isn't available in the US, yet. While the comments on the engine aren't relevant the overall review of the F30 3 series is good and matches my feelings on...
  20. E46 320d ticking noise 2nd attempt

    General E46 Forum
    I posted here before but didn't have any luck. i have a video now of my problem and would literally worship anyone who can tell me what the solution is. This isn't my car but its exactly the same sound.