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  1. E46 m3 smg 2004 will not start when warm!!!

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys i really need help before i lose the plot. I have a2004 m3 smg convertible and it will not start when warm, the orange transmission light is displayed and im completley locked out engine wont even turn over! It will start tho first time everytime in the mornings when cold. Iv had this...
  2. Help! F30 no power, no start, no dash lights, new battery

    General F30 Sedan/F31 Wagon/F32 Coupe/F33 Cabrio
    Hello all, I have a 2012 328I was wrecked on the right side Front door pillar and fender area. We fix the repairs, started and move the car around the shop. Removed computer box under the glove box on the right side and removed another white computer box on the kick panel on the right side...
  3. need help with unique angel eye harness

    Lighting Forum
    A month ago I ordered a set of Orion3 angel eyes from Bavtoys which I was told they were an updated version. I finally received them a week ago and attempted to install yesterday. First I found I was only provided 4/8 of the mounting clips which I emailed about and am still waiting for a...
  4. HK switching randomly from AUX

    Mobile Electronics Forum
    i have a harmon kardon equipped coupe with the AUX input wired into the glove box, 95% of the time it works perfectly but in the rain/under 37 degrees outside when i plug my ipod into the jack it clicks over to radio and will not play. any ideas on what could be causing this/how to make the AUX...
  5. not the battery! HELP

    General E46 Forum
    Ok 1st post here goes. Left work the other day and noticed my battery light came on about 5 minutes later. I attributd it to the weather here in ATLANTA dropping to 40s overnight so thought okay ill check the battery when i get home. Well 10 miles later my gauge cluster starts lighting up like...
  6. 323i side marker lamp issues

    General E46 Forum
    Just bought my first BMW car, 323i car runs and feels great. however the driver side "side marker light" turns on, all on its own every couple of days when it feels like it. When it does this drains my battery. I just bought this car.. does it sound like Im in for electrical bmw havic? or does...
  7. Electrical Anomaly After Oil Change Dash Cluster Reset

    General E46 Forum
    I changed my oil yesterday (July.4.2014), and rest the oil millage countdown by: 1.) pushing and holding in the Left cluster button 2.) turning the key to position 1 3.) waited until the word "RESET" appeared 4.) when "RESET" flashed I pushed the LEFT cluster button again and the millage reset...
  8. Replacing the ignition switch solved most of my electrical problems

    General E46 Forum
    Hey all, long time lurker, first time poster. For the past 8 months or so, I've been having the weirdest electrical system issues. Symptoms included my brake lights staying on constantly, the horn not working, the steering wheel controls not working, and causing the stereo to turn off when the...
  9. New electrical issues caused by aftermarket cd player?

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2000 328i that i bought with a damaged nav screen, and likewise no music control. Then I figured out it it was shorting and draining the battery. After many tests and a new battery, I pulled fuses 4 & 7 for over a year and half! Voila, no battery problem. Finally last week I ponied up...
  10. Electrical issue

    General E46 Forum
    2003 BMW 330xi, HK sound, parrot bluetooth, new key and CCV replaced in February. Long story, sorry in advance.:read::blah: A couple weeks ago I was driving my car for about 5 minutes and the radio just shut off. The red LED for the anti theft was still on. Pulled both fuse for the radio. Got...
  11. HELP, 04 M3 Electrical Problem Alternator?

    General E46 Forum
    So I have had my car now for about a month and a half. I have had no problems at all out of the car and am so excited to drive it every time i get in it. I bought the car from the bmw dealership and they put in an "I owe you" to fix the volume knob on my factory radio that was "sticking" a...
  12. I got PROBLEMS!! Electrical & now emotional

    General E46 Forum
    Here is the blow by blow and I am praying there is someone in here who can help!! PLEASE 2003 330i was driving in bad ice snow storm 2 days ago. had to disengage DSC because car would have got stuck on hill. while driving thru this mess, the dash started blinking on and off then 3x this...
  13. Strange Electrical Probs: cluster/dsc/dme

    General E46 Forum
    Hey all, recently I've had a couple of electrical anomalies I'd like your opinion on! ('06 M3 Vert) Night #1: I was driving at night and all of a sudden my instrument cluster lights went out, and the warning beep rang incessantly so I threw on my hazards, pulled over, and turned off the...
  14. Electrical Problems

    General E46 Forum
    Has this ever happened to anybody? Sometimes my horn doesnt and sometimes it works perfectly fine but when it doesnt work and I hold on the horn my radio will shut off until I release it. Also when my horn doesn't work my radio has a lot of static but when the horn works the radio is crystal...
  15. HELP! Locks, wipers, lights, windows not working!!!!

    General E46 Forum
    hey folks, can anyone help me? i have a 2001 330i. i seem to have a body control module issue. my interior lights, wipers, windows, alarm, and central locking system are totally dead. i have done some research and all fingers point to GMV located behind the glove box. but before i dig that...
  16. Starting Car resets computer

    General E46 Forum
    This has been an issue for me for a While and I still haven't found out the cause. Every time I start my car the Trip ODO, MPG, Clock and MPH reset. I have checked the batter cable and all seems to be good. Has anyone ever experienced this? What things could I look at?
  17. Battery Light - Causes?

    General E46 Forum
    Ok, I'm frustrated. 2001 325 ci. Driving home at night and battery light comes on. car makes it home, starts up next morning, but light remains on. I charged the battery overnight then I took the battery up to my local auto parts store, tests normal. Took the alternator up and it also tests...
  18. Electrical Problem, HELP!!!

    General E46 Forum
    Gentlemen, I have a 2002 330Ci w/155k miles on it; the other day the rain sensor mode on the wipers stopped working (move stalk up, turned knob, nothing). A day passed, then they worked, then they didn't. Then a very weird thing happened. I opened my trunk to put something in it, closed it...
  19. Lights on - Radio off

    General E46 Forum
    I just switched a bad Xenon HID bulb in my 2003 330xi and now when I switch on the lights, the radio cuts out. Also noticed when I use any power (power seats, seat heater, power windows, etc) the radio cuts out. I also hear a noticeable new sound after I shut off the car coming (it seams) from...
  20. My 2002 325ci keeps dying in stop-n-go traffic. Could it be an electrical problem?

    General E46 Forum
    My 2002 E46 325ci will randomly die when I'm in stop-n-go traffic and I'm moving slowly. All the lights on dashboard light up and the wheel locks in place. Could it be an electrical problem... Has this happened to anyone else? ---- My car also has 83k