E46 Fanatics Forum banner
325i 2004

Discussions Showcase Albums Media Media Comments Tags Marketplace

1-12 of 12 Results
  1. E46 General
    Hey all I’ve been trying to figure out a hard start problem I’ve been having, the car starts ok on a cold start and after it’s up to temp after some driving I’ll try and start it 20-40 minutes later it will crank for a few seconds it’ll start but it’s usually really rough and the rpm’s are...
  2. E46 General
    Hey all, just wondering what the best first upgrades/mods for an '04 325i would be? Looking to spend a few thousand in total on everything. No mechanical issues as of now, everything working properly. Already have new rims so that's one box checked off :woot: (Also looking more for...
  3. E46 General
    I've been looking at buying an 04 325i, manual with 235xxx km or 146xxx miles, is there anything I should know in terms of reliability or general warnings about the car? The head gasket needs replacement however the car still runs, owner says repairs would be around $1k CAD, does that sound...
  4. E46 General
    In my brothers 2004 bmw 325i, he put the car in gear and tried to back out of our driveway and his rpm shot up to 3000 and the car barely moved and when he put it in drive to pull back in it did the same thing. We have no idea what is going on here any help or ideas would be great, thank.
  5. E46 General
    First post here. I've benefited a lot from the DIYs you guys share. My recent issue is with the trunk release. Used to work just fine on the outside. Now, I am unable to get the trunk open from the outside (doors unlocked) or from the keyfob. However, my interior trunk release button under the...
  6. E46 General
    I have a 325i 2004 5 speed and whenever I put the car into a gear and try to move it starts shaking on me and usually turns off. If I put it into a gear and keep my foot on the clutch and press the gas pedal all the way down the revs go up in a stutter and sometimes won't go up and shake and...
  7. E46 General
    Hello I have a 2004 325i 5 spd with a blown motor and found a 99 328i auto with a good motor. are these too engines/ compatible. Any Help would be appriciated.
  8. Tires, Wheels
    Hey I'm trying to find out if anyone is running with 245/40-18 on the rear of a 2004 325i stock suspension or similar or if that would even fit on a sedan. Also could or should I run 225/40-18 on front as well. Tire guy recommended those tires for the rims I wanna get. Rim specs are: Front: 18x8...
  9. Lighting
    Hi all, Been searching on this site for few days on a vid or pic DIY for a bulb replace. The closest I found is: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=609544 But this does not match my car. The passenger side light is busted. I had to remove the windshield tank to even get the cover...
  10. E46 General
    i have a 2004 325i at 100k and im starting to have a small oil leak but its not at the oil pan but right underneath the engine not at the oil check tube or the atf tank its on the driver side so its not the vc gasket HELP
  11. E46 General
    I posted this on 02-11 and I have not had any responses. If anyone reading this could possibly lead me into what I should look for I would really appreciate it. Thanks in advance!!! ....my "Service Engine Soon" light is on. 75k miles. I have a peake tester, so I ran the codes. Codes read as...
  12. Electronics
    I am seriously considering changing out the stock radio in my 2004 E46. I looked at one place and they quoted me for a full setup of the KVT-614. I was wondering if anyone else has one, and their thought. Even pictures if you have them. Is there any problems with blocking the vents? I wonder if...
1-12 of 12 Results