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  1. Evap Codes !? Emission readiness

    General E46 Forum
    I have been trying to pass emissions and its been quite a hassle . i finally got all the emissions monitors to be ready , but now i have two evap codes. i have the codes ( P0444 , P0456 ) i recently replaced the Purge valve and the carbon canister , and the gas cap. i cannot clear the codes for...
  2. It won't bleed!

    General E46 Forum
    Short version: I think there is air in the AT cooler portion of the cooling system. Any ideas? Longer version: My 325I developed a slow coolant leak from the water pump at 110K. I bought and installed a kit with a water pump, radiator, hoses, thermostat and housing, expansion tank, and...
  3. what is the proper way to drain coolant from your car?

    General E46 Forum
    hey this is my first post so please take it easy on me im just getting into the community and still figuring things out. I did search many different times on this forum and many more times off of google and you tube and still not a full explanation in sight. i have to do a complete cooling...
  4. Oil housing nightmare...stripped threads :(

    Southwest
    As the title states i've stripped the threads on the top piece of my engine oil housing. Long story short i was stupid :banghead: (i blame it on a faulty torque wrench) and now had to re-thread one of the holes...problem is i'm now leaking more than ever. Anyone want to offer some advice...
  5. 2001 325xi burning too much oil!

    E46 Xi Forum
    At first when i bought the car I thought it had a major leak. But my car isn't leaving puddles everywhere i park. I do have a slight oil drip though. My car is using about a quart from 200-300 miles. I don't have have any check engine lights throwing a code for anything. The car drives fine and...
  6. Just a reminder! Leaky Oil Cap Issues

    ///M3 Forum
    When I bought my E46 M3 @79k miles I noticed the oil cap was letting some oil get past the seal. Wasn't that high in my priority list but once I replaced it. The car was given a new lease on life! I immediately noticed my OBC MPG fluctuate which tells me the ECU was re-adapting, Idle's much...
  7. 2000 323i Fluid Leak - What & Where?

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2000 323i with 106K miles on it. I've kept it pretty well maintained, serviced at an indy mechanic & have saved a lot of $$$ doing a lot of work myself. Last year I had a crack in my coolant expansion tank. I replaced it, & decided while I was into it, I'd replace the water pump...
  8. Convertible trunk Leaks! Help!

    E46 Convertible
    I absolutely love my car but I am tired of the trunk flooding every time it rains hard or for a long period. :banghead: I have cleared the drainage tubes for the convertible top storage compartment as this is where the trunk leak is coming from and these drains are now working. It appears that...
  9. Parts for leaks, air and oil--into throttle body

    General E46 Forum
    Folks, I'm really at early stage of planning my own first assault deep into the left side of engine and only know it now from lots of reading, viewing diy vids, and studying lots of diagrams of area...so hope maybe you'll be able to help me out with your assaults on same. I'm attacking some...
  10. Engine emission lights came on & Few drips of oil leaks..Help

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 318Ci 2001 model 88k miles, drives great but few problems with it: 1 - Engine emission lights have come on few days back, I have had this checked out from the local garage (diagnosis) they say it could be either leaks from the exhaust or lamda sensor. They did check if thers any leak...
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