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  1. Fix for Fuel Sending Unit when pump is still good

    General E46 Forum
    I recently diagnosed a Fuel Sending Unit error after driving around with my fuel gauge on empty for a while. Driver side unit checked out, but the passenger side unit on the fuel pump was reading as bad. Since the pump has been working fine, I didn't want to have to replace it just because of...
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  3. 325ci or 328ci ?

    General E46 Forum
    Hi everyone, I am starting to look for a used e46 coupe running on gas and with a manual transmission here in France. At first I was looking for a 330ci but it's difficult to find ones in great shape (i've been looking for 4 months now), given that I'd like to pay less than 9k€ if possible...
  4. E46 325i runs faster and spend less gas on sport mode

    General E46 Forum
    I got this car like 2 years ago but, i decided not to keep it cuz it was spending too much gas, so my mom kept it. Like 4 days ago I started using it cuz I got tired of my stick chift car and I was curius to tride how much gas it spend on sport mode. I noticed that It was a lot way faster...
  5. Fuel leak under car, possibilities?

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys. 2003 330xi here. 120k miles. I replaced the fuel FILTER about a year ago, no problems. For the past month or so, when I turn the car on in the morning, I can smell gas. Inside, outside, and around the car. Seems the level of fuel (full/empty tank) does not matter. I changed my Fuel...
  6. 2002 325i Gas Smell

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    Whenever I start my 2002 325i, there is always a strong gas smell. It goes away after a few minutes but I don't think this is normal. I know my Oxygen Sensor is bad, but I haven't gotten around to repairing it. Any Ideas as to where the gas smell is coming from?
  7. Reading fuel through diagnostic port?

    General E46 Forum
    I just bought a GoPoint BT1 and the Dashcommand app. I was building my custom gauges, one of which is amount of fuel in my tank. I use the module "CALC.FUEL_LEVEL" or in words, "Volume of fuel remaining in tank." However, it seems to never update or register at all. Any ideas why? I know it's in...
  8. 328xi acceleration issues

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  9. Weird 'Click' Sound on/off Throttle.

    E46 Xi Forum
    Hello there, I tried searching for this problem via Fanatics and Google and came up short. I have a 330XI with the 5-speed manual trans @ 130K miles - I've had the car for just over two years. No real mods aside from the golf-tee, a K&N filter, a rebuilt DISA valve, and a Dyanvin head unit as...
  10. Car shuts off below half or quarter tank

    General E46 Forum
    So the first time this occurred I was at a quarter tank, the car just lost power and shut off, I got it towed to my house, I filled it up with about three gallons the car ran like a champ, after a month of not letting it go below a quarter tank the car yesterday shuts off at a half tank, I was...
  11. Should i use Octane Boosters?

    General E46 Forum
    Greetings Here in my country, Dominican Republic, the gas is not as good as it is supposed to be, we have to grades of gasoline, regular and premium, our premium is maybe a little better than US regular, but is not really premium at all, so i'm thinking about using Octane Boosters, what do you...
  12. HELP! 2000 323i stalling, no power, eating gas

    General E46 Forum
    Hello all, I have a 2000 bmw 323i, the other day i was driving and the engine light came on. All was fine at the time until the next morning. I started the car and noticed it had very lttle pull unless i floored it it just barley hauled itself. Next thing at a light the rpm starts swinging...
  13. Curious about MPG

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    I am getting about 24-27 mpg with a moderately aggressive driving style, and have used 1/4 of a tank in the past week. Guessing that I would have to fill up about once a month for about $60 and spend about $700 or so a year on gas. Is this good or bad or what? I think it is but i'm not sure.
  14. Finished CCV, Now no power!?

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, Need some help. I just finished replacing the CCV. I purchased my CCV kit from I followed the instructions from Youtube carefully and made sure all connections were on tight. All the wires were plugged in also. I went back and checked along the intake lines to make sure...
  15. smeels like gas and rumbling noise

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    I would really appreciate some advice. it smellis like gas (inside and outside the car) and there is a rumbling noise that can be heard only on the inside of the car and only when i press the gas.:ben::banghead: i recently had gotten a flat and two days after driving with the spare (around...
  16. Trying to boost MPG 2000 323i

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    I have been doing some research on swapping out my 5 speed for a 330i 6-speed (don't question, just accept this) my transmission and driveshaft don't have much life left on them and since I am moving to a 6-speed and swapping the differential (moving from a 3.07 to a 2.93 ratio) for fuel...
  17. Mechanics mess up my car?

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    My car got wrecked and it smashed my back bumper, rear right quarter panel (gas side), and they replaced everything back there and a day after getting my car back the engine light came on (this never happened before they touched my engine lights ever). My friend ran the codes and it...
  18. 2001 325i fuel pump for sale

    Engine & Performance
    Hey everyone. I replaced my fuel pump to find out it wasn't necessary. So now I have a used fuel pump on ebay if anyones interested. Im now only asking $35.00.
  19. SIMPLE QUESTION - 2000 328i - Gas Tank Cap

    General E46 Forum
    Ok guys, so here is the deal... I am new to this forum and to the Bimmer world Just bought a 2000 328i a week ago and the stupid service engine soon light came on yesterday... I want to go with the cheapest solution... buying a brand new OEM gas tank cap... but I would like to kind of know mine...
  20. How much do you pay to fill her up?

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    How much do you guys pay to fill up that tank and what kind of gas? Chevron,Shell,Exxon etc. Takes me a good $50-55 a week and use nothing but shell. :thumbsup: