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  1. Drove through a puddle, and now my clutch is slipping

    General E46 Forum
    Tonight there was a huge storm, and part of the interstate on my commute had partially flooded. Only about 3 inches of water was there, but I drove through it. About 5 minutes later I noticed my clutch was slipping, even in 1st and 2nd gear. The transmission also made a horrible chattering noise...
  2. Wouldn't Start... Now it does... Puzzled

    General E46 Forum
    Had a problem tonight that has me stumped. Before I go and start replacing everything that I can get my hands on, I figured I would ask you guys first. 2004 325CI M54 5-speed Drove to see fireworks, car ran great. Parked it after searching for a long time, no problem. Went to watch fireworks...
  3. 03 330xi flood water in intake manifold.

    General E46 Forum
    I bought a 2003 330xi sedan flood car. No water got in the interior, crankcase, or transmission, but it did get in the intake manifold. I drained it from out of the throttle body, but there is some kind of resonance chamber in front of and behind the throttle body the lowest point is about 1.5...
  4. Tri-State Flooding - What Do You Do With Your Car(s)?

    NY / NJ / CT
    Hey guys, With the weather we've been having around my area (Central NJ) it looks like my hometown, Cranford, affectionately called the "Venice of New Jersey," will be having another rough spring. Many streets in my town are already underwater tonight (I live in suburbia) and people are...
  5. 2000 323ci cranking problem

    General E46 Forum
    I purchased a 2000 323ci about 3 months ago with 67k miles on it. I love to drive it as my first car:woot:(BMW Fanatic Father and Son) except for one problem. My car only has a 70% "crank on the first time failure" i turn my key all the way just to hear it click continuous then I stop it so i...
  6. Hazard Lights

    General E46 Forum
    So a guy just walked into my office an said my lights are flashing. i walk out and sure enough my hazards are going off. I start thinking ok maybe I bumped the switch this morning and nobody noticed I go out and try to shut them off... nothing. I Start the car drive around the lot. park it...