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  1. Help identifying this problem

    General E46 Forum
    Hello. This is my first thread here and I am total noob with cars. I don't know what that is I have in the picture. Also sorry for my bad English. I got bmw 316i with 1.9l from 2002. I will attach a file where I have drew the spot where the hose has broken from the area I marked there. My...
  2. Intermittent crank/no start issue - help

    General E46 Forum
    I have a intermittent starting issue with my manual 2003 325i that I cant seem to figure out. One day it will be normal starting up just fine and an hour later when I go to start it il be sitting there cranking it for up to 20 minutes sometimes untill it decides to start. The fuel pump is...
  3. 2005 BMW 325xi SITS FOR 2 YEARS

    New England
    Hello, I need some help with getting my E46 back on the road. I lost my licences back in 2012 & the car has been sitting for for a while. The car has 121k & was running great before it over heated. Last the time car was running was 10 month ago The car over heated 2 times. & we testing the...
  4. M54b30 questions

    E46 Engine Swaps
    Hello all! I unfortunately am in search for a replacement engine. After doing some searching it looks like I will be sticking with the m54b30 buuuuut after looking around I am unsure of one thing. Can I swap over a m54b30 from a dynamic drive equipped car? Is there a solenoid, or some...
  5. Rattling

    General E46 Forum
    Ever since I bought this car over a year ago, it has had a slight ticking/clicking sound that only happens when the car is returning to idle (if I rev it up it starts clicking as the rpms fall). I was able to hear the sound much more when I was next to curbs or walls and let off the gas since...
  6. Exhaust help

    ///M3 Forum
    So I'm unsure of what exhaust my car has or if it's stock. I know the mufflers are ACS but not sure who makes the one single pipe like on mine.
  7. 2002 325i Dying Randomly

    General E46 Forum
    Hello! I am new to this forum! So here is my issue. I recently purchased my first vehicle, and I am in love with it! And please don't think that I'm an irresponsible teenager that doesn't deserve this car because that is the assumption many have. I clean my car almost every week with a full...
  8. Potential purchase of '01 e46 M3, questions about worth, and whether to buy

    ///M3 Forum
    Hello all, I've been a long time fan of the e46 M3 and have reached a point in my life where I am in the market for one. I've been reading up on the vehicle and doing my research to find what best suites me and to simply educate myself on theses wonderful cars (what to look for, options...
  9. coolant flush

    General E46 Forum
    I just purchased a 2005 i know the car has most likely never had a full coolant flush. Should i take it in to that. Is just flushing the radiator myself going to be good enough? About to replace the thermostat this weekend so i would like to do a flush as well i am sure it needs it. 120,000 on...
  10. 059 3b - Stall Speed Error (P0720) - Transmission Warning light - exclamation

    General E46 Forum
    Hi all, I have been reading multiple forums about thew issue I am having but have not been able to find a solution. The 'cog of death' (Gear cog symbol with the exclamation point) came on a couple of weeks back and was coming on intermittently and would go away as soon as i restarted the car...
  11. 325i Broken mystery piping

    General E46 Forum
    So i was cleaning my ICV and Throttle body because my car was going into limp mode with the traction triangle and EML lights on in yellow. Whilst re-assembling my intake i saw this little mystery pipe (Possible oil line) with a 90 degree joiner that seems to have been corroded by something. it...
  12. Air conditioning problems! please assist!

    General E46 Forum
    My car is blowing hot air out on an irregular schedule. When I first turn the car on and turn the top middle and bottom vents on (along with the AC button) the face vents blow decently cold air while the top and bottom vents blow warm air. As I start to drive and especially when I get on a...
  13. Coolant Leak

    General E46 Forum
    Okay, so I am getting closer to figuring out my coolant leak. The low coolant light comes on only when I get up to speed. I put it on ramps, revved the engine, and sure enough, a slow 3 or 4 drips from under the expansion tank. That whole area is covered in white coolant residue. Does anyone...
  14. '04 330xi, Leaking of Reddish Fluid (Transmission, Power Steering..?)

    E46 Xi Forum
    Just cross-posting this from reddit, help is again really appreciated guys! :thumbsup: Link for pictures regarding the issue: [1] As the title says, I've been experiencing some form of constant leak that I only discovered had been going on today courtesy of my dad. I...
  15. 2007 328i Won't Start

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Yes, this is my first post, so I apologize if I am in the wrong section, if my question has been answered, or I do not list my information correctly. Please bear with me. I have a 2007 BMW 328i convertible. It has always cranked slow, but has never, not started. I garage it for the winter and...
  16. Rim/tire ideas!!!

    Tire & Wheel Forum
    Hey Guys, I own a 2003 330i. Im looking for a new set of wheels. I'd appreciate if you guys leave some suggestions of rims you know of or that you have on your car. If you can include pictures that would be great. I want 18's but am willing to do 19's.
  17. Any Advice???

    General E46 Forum
    I recently bought an 01' 330Ci. Its manual and when the car is idling it sounds like a truck. Rumbling and unnatural, however when i step on the clutch. It stops. My check engine light just came on yesterday too. Ive had this car for about a week.
  18. please help i need advice and guidance! first BMW needs some work!

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, My name is Mazen and i just bought myself a 2000 BMW 323i automatic with 125,000 miles on it. From what im told it has the limited edition red leather interior and the premium sound system. im very excited since i got it for so cheap but it does need some work, well here are the known...
  19. Vanos/engine rattle but only when inching forward in first gear?

    General E46 Forum
    like the title says my car engine/vanos rattles alot. you can hear it from a few feet away. it stops rattling when driving, or maybe i just cant hear it. so should i just buy the vanos repair kit from beisan and if i do which parts should i buy? or is the problem something else completely?
  20. In the market for a E36 M3

    General BMW E36 Forum
    Like the titles says i ///M looking around locally for a E36 M3. Here are some links to a couple: I've done many many hours of research on the E36 M3's (Maintenance,upkeep,ect) i was just...