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  1. E46 General
    Hello, I wanted to ask if theirs a way to monitor my engine coolant temps on my phone or a screen while driving. Im looking for something that would preferably plug into my obd2 and give me accurate engine temps with numbers instead of a gauge. I want to monitor these temps because I’m looking...
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    My car started to overheat yesterday while in traffic, this is after a whole cooling system update about 10k miles ago, new fluid, water pump, radiator, therm etc. So I was pretty positive it was not related to anything that was replaced, but I checked everything and water pump was working, and...
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    Hey all, 26/F from iowa. New to this site, I have a 2003 325xi 5 speed manual. Cooling fan will run when A/C is on but will not switch on if coolant temp gets hot. Obviously causing overheating issues. Recently replaced coolant expansion tank as old one cracked. Also replaced the thermostat...
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    Morning all, I have a suspicion that my electric fan is u/s. I have just bought the Carly OBD plug and app and monitoried the coolant temperature yesterday on a 10 mile journey. On return home the coolant temperature continued to climb but the fan did not cut in. I checked some fora and...
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    My 02 325 has an extra wire hanging from the same connector plugging into the cooling fan, where does it go, if anywhere? Thanks
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    Hello friends. I want to know your opinion on the pros and cons of going electric fan and removing clutch fan. My clutch fan has 2 fins missing (last owner cut them off for some unknown reason) which is causing my clutch fan to be extremely loud. I'm either going to replace the clutch fan or...
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    Hey all, About this time last year I started having over heating problems as my car was reaching 100k miles. I thought it was just the cooling system starting to fail so I started off by replacing the radiator which for some reason solved the over heating problem so I didn't give it any...
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    I've had my car for a few months now and after my far right gauge (water temp) reaches the middle and the outside temperature is in the high 85 degrees + my car's fan turns on and it's REALLLLLYYYYY loud, I want to know if I'm the only one that has this? and is there a way to fix it? The fan...
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    I continually get comments from friends saying that my car sounds like a turbine engine as I drive up. I'm new to the car ('02 E46 M3 SMG) but being somewhat of a car guy I had noticed that the radiator fan/s is/are loud but didn't know if that was normal. I had a CEL yesterday so I ran diag...
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    I have a 2000 BMW 323I, with 180000 miles on it. This started after replacing the water pump, and I put in a new battery. I have an OBD2 scanner that gives me live data from the sensors, and the sensors are working. Here are the problems None of the instrumentation works...None. Instrument...
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    I just recently bought a 2002 325i 5MT for a second car. Once I started driving it the Silverado has been sitting a bunch and it has quickly become my number one car. So the car overheats. I am a decent shade tree so i check it out and viola the fan is dead. or dying as it runs sometimes. Get a...
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    Just bought the car, Black on Black 330xi, manual trans. This is my first BMW. The vehicle was in a front-end collision and rebuilt, it has a salvage title. It passed MD inspection needing only rear rotors and has been my daily driver for the last two weeks. I found it sitting under a tree...
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    Hello this is my first post on the forum. i just recently bought an 01 330i that was stripped out for parts. I am almost complete with the rebuild all that is need is to take it to the paint shop and add a cd player. Any ways i just recently took it out for a test drive and i notice that the...
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    I took my car into the shop recently to replace a (very) leaky coolant expansion tank (Yes, I know this is an easy DIY, but unfortunately my current living situation does not have adequate space mpr light to preform any sort of maintenance). While they had the fan removed to replace the tank, I...
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