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  1. E46 General
    Was driving to school the other day, and this warning light magically appeared! Anyone know what this means?
  2. Suspension, Brakes
    Hello, this is my first post so I should probably introduce myself. My name is Charles and I recently just got my first car which is a 2006 E46 325Ci! The car I purchased exterior is completely stock and I was wondering what parts and suggestions I would need in order to lower my car. My...
  3. E46 General
    Hey guys, new to the forum. I've got a 01 325i with trifecta brake abs and brake lights on. After 30min of driving the abs system starts acting up, grabbing and pulsing. I've done brakes and rotors l the way around and replaced both front wheel speed sensors. Recently took it to the shop abs...
  4. Suspension, Brakes
    Hey guys, I have a 325xi 05 and I was wondering if anyone here had any expierence with coils on their xi/ what coilovers would be good for me. I’ve heard some mixed things about putting coils on the xi but i think it’s definitely the way i’m gonna go. The few i’ve been looking at are these...
  5. Driveline, Performance, Tuning
    I am more so just making a thread to share my experience maybe for somebody who wants to do the same thing I did. I wanted to lower my car and I, being a poor 18 year old, had bought maxspeedingrods coilovers because the stock springs on the driver side front and rear had rusted and snapped...
  6. Electronics
    The orange backlight on e46 odometer doesn’t work when i turn the headlights on and neither does the turn signals any ideas?
  7. E46 General
    Hello everyone, I have a question and hope somebody could help me. Since a couple of weeks I have a very annoying ticking / vibration noise coming from the dashboard. It happens regardless of AC/heat/blower strength settings (also when the blower is completely off). I only hear it when driving...
  8. Electronics
    Hey, so I just bought 1998 e46. What is the cheapest and best way to add Bluetooth to my car? I need only music, no hands free etc. and want to keep the oem look I've seen people add some "extensions" to the radio cable, but idk if it's compatible to the 98 model. Thank you for your answers.
  9. E46 Convertible
    Hello Guys, Issue I am facing and need your inputs. e46 330ci, car storage cover does not open during top down/up sequence. Here is the video link: Here are the sequence of events: Top Lowering Sequence- CVM activates top lock motor - working CVM signals the GM to lower the windows - working...
  10. E46 Introductions
    Hi everybody ! It's a pleasure for me to introduce my self. So this is an old account that i dont even remember the existence (sorry for the admins :( ) But now that i'am a grown up adult i can be proud of my E46 ! So this is an 330CI got 235000km. Automatic gearbox (and that's perfect for me...
  11. Complete Cars
    2002 BMW 325iT WBAEN33452PC10398 192,364 miles Cold weather package. HK sound system. Owned for 4 years. During ownership I have replaced both intake air boots. Water pump, thermostat, upper and lower radiator hoses with temp sensor. Front and rear brake pads and rotors, Lower control arm...
  12. E46 General
    Well, I've had my 330ci since April of last year, I brought it in kinda poor condition but for a fair price so I started fixing it: first thing was the steering felt loose and didn't return to its centre, so i replaced the FCABs and the steering rack (including the guibo), still didn't fixed it...
  13. E46 General
    Hi e46fanatics, I have a E46 sedan 320i m52tüb20 1998. I have this slight but noticeable whining noise from the back. When on the throttle you can barely hear it at all, but as you come off the gas (engine braking) the whine becomes louder. I have also noticed it is louder around 40-60km/h...
  14. E46 General
    Hello everyone. I bought a 2004 zhp a few weeks ago with 140000 miles. As I get more familiar with the car I am noticing more problems popping up. I have read a good bit on here but if I need to go read some more please just politely tell me lol. I had the two lean codes(bank1/2) and replaced...
  15. E46 General
    hey, guys, I have been having this issue with my car lately, the smoke (the back of the engine on the left side) has been coming out of my engine bay and at first, I did a visual inspection and then noticed that oil was indeed leaking through the valve cover gasket. I then replaced the valve...
  16. Europe
    Hi.. This is regarding a remapped 320dat. 2002mod So, I am the kind of guy who drives his car with faults until it breaks down instead of fixing it in time to save alot of $.. First the differential.. That unfortunately broke the 1.st gear in my transmission… Instead of even changing the oil...
  17. Motorsports, Track
    Hello my first time asking a question here love the website haha. i have 2005 e46 325is I’m curious what electronics setup people used in they’re drift e46’s I used to have abs fuze pulled and that turned off dsc also but I recently installed it back in when I did a 330 rear end swap So now...
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  18. E46 General
    Hey, hope all are well. Just done an engine rebuild on an M54, time came for first start. Engine used to take 10 give or take minutes running through the gears lightly, to actually reach operation temperature. Now reaches near operation temp within 2 minutes idle.. I filled the rad...
  19. E46 General
    So recently I was driving and the car started sputtering and died, the fuel pump wasn't turning on or priming. I just changed my fuel pump and fuel filter and still no start, only crank. I checked grounds, fuses, relays and they all check out good. when i take the line off fuel just rushes back...
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