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  1. A/C Not Blowing Cold Air, Burning Smell from Engine Bay

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    So I was driving on the freeway today with the a/c on, and I smelled something burning, and saw a bit of smoke coming. Didn't think it was from my car, so I continued driving. My A/C started to not blow cold air, only warm/hot air. I pulled into my garage and smelled the burning smell coming...
  2. HELP! Smoke from exhaust and under hood with burning smell

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    I just bought a 03 e46 (owned 2 others and an e36 so I'm not new to bmw) -- really tight car but it was stumbling a bit around 2k rpm and threw a misfire code that moved with a coil so I replaced the plugs, bad coil and MAF sensor and now it's a very happy feeling engine. Silky smooth, plenty of...
  3. Burning Oil Like It's My Job

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    I have an '02 325xi and I've had an oil burning issue for a little while now. According to my mechanic, there are no oil leaks, so that definitely isn't the problem (unless he's lying). I know that supposedly BMW says that burning about a quart of oil every 1000 miles is "normal," however I...
  4. HELP! Faint Smoke from Beneath Engine

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    About 3 weeks ago I noticed a funky burnt smell come from under the hood of my 2003 325i after I turned the car off. I noticed the smell a few more times but thought it started to go away so I kind of forgot about it. Just a couple of days ago I noticed the smell again, opened the hood, and...
  5. Disaster!! :(

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    Hi all, this is my first post on here as iv'e just been brought home on the back of a recovery truck... I was driving about, as you do, and stopped in a car park, and noticed there was a burning plastic smell, so I turned off the engine and took the key out of the ignition. when i took the key...
  6. Oil in CCV hoses after replacing CCV

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    My 2001 330ci (140k miles) had been burning a large amount of oil (more than 1 quart every 500 miles), so I decided to replace the CCV, all the hoses connecting to it, and the oil filter housing gasket. After I completed the job, my car still burns the same amount of oil. I finally pulled off...