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  1. 2001 330xi Overheating Issue

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, I've got a 01 330xi (M54) that is running hot. I have an OBDII Scanner and OBD Fusion application. I just installed a brand new radiator and Upper and Lower hoses (Gates) and have probably used 10 gallons of antifreeze trying to keep it cooled down enough so I don't ruin the engine...
  2. Troublesome cooling system

    General E46 Forum
    Hey everybody. So I have a 2000 323i automatic that just won't behave. A couple of days ago I was driving home and overheated. A surprise since last summer I replaced the expansion tank, radiator, and hoses. Got the car towed home refilled with coolant and she held everything without spilling a...
  3. Infamous Aux Fan issue. need help plz..... SOLVED!!!!

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    So I have done what I think to be all the troubleshooting possible regarding a e46 323i. I replaced the bad fusible link. BAM I have a hot wire now. Fan still didnt work. It only worked when I unplugged the coolant temp sensor. So I unhooked my battery to reset my computer and now it doesnt want...
  4. Help me identify this heater problem please...

    General E46 Forum
    So for a while ive had a problem with my heaters and through the winter it wasn't that bad, but now its 30+ some days in the UK it's a bit annoying!!!:ben: my car is a 320 52 Plate (E46) Diesel. my problems that the heater just doesn't respond to temperature controls, :banghead: it blows hot...
  5. Interior Led Resistor Mounting Question

    Lighting Forum
    Hi, I did changed my interior bulbs to led's and they look great...but they needed resistors and at the moment it's hanging by the passenger footwell. Any good places to put it? It seems to get extremely hot so I don't want to stick it inside of the footwell light. I was thinking about screwing...
  6. Identify the element - and why does it get so hot?

    General E46 Forum
    Hello there. I am trying to identify the following element (BMW e46 320d - year 2001) it sits under the hood, right side, slightly after the head light 1. What is this element / unit 2. Why does it get so hot? (around 160 Fahrenheit or 70c) 3. Should I replace it, how much would such a unit...
  7. Warm Air / Not AC issue

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2001 318i M-Tech When the climate control temp is at its lowest (16 degrees celcius), I get warm air coming out, when I turn on 'Auto' the air turns cooler, as cool as I would expect it to be normally. Then when I turn on the AirCon it gets even colder as you would expect. The trouble...
  8. Random Warm weather Stalling

    General E46 Forum
    My 2001 5spd 100,800mile 330cic e46 seems to be having this very random problem with stalling. As of 2011 it has happened to me twice already. The car will be driving fine and then all of a sudden it will lose 90% of it's power. Then as I stop (for fear of damaging the car) it will just die...
  9. Noise from the center vents

    General E46 Forum
    My 323i is blowing HOT air from the center vents and after about 5 minutes the air finally begins to turn cold. It is in the 90s outside. Needless to say this is very annoying. I have replaced the hot water valve. The 134a refrigerant is cooling well once the vents quit pouring out the heat...
  10. ////NEED TO SELL ASAP Fully Loaded 2000 e46\\\\

    Complete Cars - Private
    2000 BMW 328CI 59036mi on engine 840xxmi on body Automatic/Tiptronic Arctic Silver Ash Leather CD Player Premium Package Heated Seats Sunroof Harmon/Kardon Sound System Xenon Headlamps Aftermarket: -18" BMW M Rims / 'New' Kuhmo Tires -Full Bodykit, includes; Front 'M' bumper, Black CF...
  11. Engine temp getting hot

    General E46 Forum
    I've searched extensively and haven't found anything matching my problem. My car is an '02 330i 5spd. I've had it since July and haven't had any problems with it at all through the hottest summer days. Now that it's getting cool, I noticed the first time the heat came on, my temp gauge went...
  12. PLEASE HELP! Brand New Thermostat, Still a problem....

    General E46 Forum
    Hey, I replaced my thermostat because my car threw a SES about low coolant and the thermostat. I replaced it, hoping it would fix that and fix my heating problem. However, my heat problem remains, and as I drive my car, the engine temp goes from mid (12 o'clock) headed back to cold. I was...
  13. Freakin Hot!

    Freakin Hot!

    The temperature at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas when we went there in July
  14. Escalade Schoolbus!  This thing just looks cool!

    Escalade Schoolbus! This thing just looks cool!

    Wouldn't have minded riding this bus to school.
  15. Hot


    Hot (thanks to 350Z).