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  1. 2001 BMW 325xi automatic transmission in gear won't go

    E46 Xi Forum
    Driving along and without warning drive seems to have quit. No matter what gear no go. On Jack stands all wheels and drive lines rotate freely. No noise, no disconnect. Could this be an electrical issue? Fuse (F102=TCM)? I seen this topic before but never resolved. Thx. One note, for about a...
  2. Parasitic Drain - Spark when reconnecting radio fuse

    General E46 Forum
    Hello to all ! I'm just trying to find out the source of a parasitic drain on my son's 2000 323Ci, I just replaced the battery 2 weeks ago, the alternator is charging the battery, but I still have a parasitic drain on the car, I think the navigation unit is the culprit and just disconnected the...
  3. Wrong Fuses.

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys , another noob question:facepalm: I was looking for the source of a small draw prior t0 replacing my battery and ive discovered that in a couple slotsare empty and also there are a 20a fuse to where the diagram that comes with the car says a 5a or 10a should be? Ive been driving the car...
  4. OEM bluetooth kit problems

    General E46 Forum
    Hi, we've had 2006 e46 since new. Used to have a Dension kit installed but this was ripped out when stolen (yes we got car back). Have always used bluetooth kit installed in the car for hands free phone use but recently installed a new Dension Ice kit to play music from our current phones...
  5. Led Lighting HELP!

    General E46 Forum
    Hey all, I have a 2004 330ci sport (6 speed manual) and bought some led light bars that are smoked over. I have black grills and was going to mount the lights inside the kidneys to give it a stealthy hidden look when the car is off. They will be set up as DRL. I do not want to hook them up...
  6. Radio and climate control acting up

    General E46 Forum
    Two nights ago I left my sunroof open and my passenger side window open. It rained pretty hard and was surprised when I came out to my car. I grabbed a towel and wiped off my electronics and my seats and so on. I drove my car home that night and the radio and climate control screens were all...
  7. Rear "fuse box" expansion

    General E46 Forum
    Hello! Im a relatively new BMW owner and a brand new member to the forums, but I have been lurking for a few weeks :) I need a 12v power source @ 3 amps that is switched on with the accessories in the rear to power a little wireless music project that I'm working on. On the left side of the...
  8. No electric trunk release buttons work

    General E46 Forum
    So none of the electric trunk release buttons on my 2001 330ci convertible work. Not the one on the key, in the cockpit, or the one on the trunk. I read on here that it is a common problem and the common solution was to check the wire from the trunk, so i checked them and soldered the cut ones...
  9. AC #63 Fuse keeps popping! Help?!

    General E46 Forum
    What does fuse #63 go to? I was driving and the air shut off. Took it home, opened glove box and used the Fuse Diagram & slapped in one of the spare fuses. As soon as I turned on the car and the air, the fuse popped and a bright flash of light went off. Any help on what to do? I'm guessing...
  10. E46 323 NO power to Radiator Fan Fuse ????

    Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts
    :banghead: Replaced my entire cooling system, the fan not working pushed everything to its breaking point and leaks were popping up. Checked the 30A fuse, fine but still switched it. I tested the 2 stage fan, and it works. So then I followed up by testing the connection wires. NO POWER. So...
  11. Headlights

    Lighting Forum
    So bought a used '03 330i and everything is great. Everything work fine until one night I noticed my headlight went very dim. They just went out the both of them. I was about to get the bulbs replace but I was told by some mechanics it's most likely a fuse problem. If so, where is the fuse for...
  12. Computer/Instrument Cluster

    General E46 Forum
    Today I was changing out a bad fuse and accidentally pulled out a fuse that goes to the instrument cluster. Now a yellow "BRAKE" light stays on, the triangle with exclamation and counterclockwise arrow (maybe traction control) in the owner manual it's called the "ASC+T/DSC and ADB/ABX/DBC"...
  13. Radio has power but does not come on NEED HELP

    ///M3 Forum
    I have a 2003.5 m3 with the harmon kardon sound. I was on a 600 mile trip when my radio said PHONE on the screen (non navi) and then the radio portion of the screen shut off. When I have the interior lights on all the buttons and dials light up but the radio will not come on and I cannot play...
  14. No electricity problem

    General E46 Forum
    I have some problem with electricity. The car is 320D 2000. First I turned the key to running position to have the glow plug get some warm for 10 sec, then I turned the key to start the car, suddenly the car blacked out, no electricity. I know it must not the battery, what else? A fuse? Where?
  15. reverse lights not working

    General E46 Forum
    i have a 04 325ci with manual transmission, and i cant remember the last time my reverse lights worked, but i decided to take a look at them today and i cant figure out why there not working. And i just purchased new bulbs aswell. Any suggestions?
  16. Which fuse number?

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, My cigarette light does not work (I don't smoke but plug in my iphone charger) and I bought a replacement and changed it and still don't work. I was told that It could be the fuse, do you guys know what is the fuse number and how to check on this? Also where do you buy fuses? At...
  17. Fuel Pump Harness reading 5V?

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hey e46ers. I have a 2002 325xi that will not start. I have narrowed down the issues to a fuel pump problem. Using a DIY video, I have checked the voltages coming from the fuel pump harness and it is reading 5V rather than the 12V that should be supplied. Is this a sign of a possible relay...
  18. Messed up my cigarette lighter, fuse? please help

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, beautiful fall day here in jersey and I went out and throughly washed and waxed my car as well as the inside. WELL, stupid me thought it would be ok to clean out the cigarette lighter with a metal object, and sure enough it wasn't. I saw a spark fly, I flinched like a little b**** and...
  19. A8680 Fuse carrier driving me nuts

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys, After having completed a cooling system overhaul, the fuse #3 in the A8680 fuse box in the engine compartment (close to the DME) keeps on blowing (3 times now). I still have a coolant leak but it is dark tonight I will have to check more thoroughly tomorrow. I think it is the drain...
  20. '03 E46 330I: Won't start? EWS?

    General E46 Forum
    Ok car worked fine one minute then an hour later I get in and Boom...turn key and nothing. well dash lights and chime goes...but other than all the electrical starting up nothing else. A friend that works on BMW's swore it was my battery but he noticed that when I turn the key on the "P" for...