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  1. General E46 Forum
    2004 BMW 330ci So couple of days back, the radiator sign popped up in the dashboard and since I was driving along the highway and didn't have any extra coolant on me, I bit the bullet and kept heading home to take a further look( i know, big mistake). I was almost home when the temp gauge went...
  2. General E46 Forum
    Pretty new to the E46 game. I have a 2004 325ci convertible. As I was driving back home today, I see white smoke from the hood, and smell as sweet burning smell, and the engine was overheating. So I pulled over and saw that the coolant was boiling. After I let the car cool down, I see that I was...
  3. General E46 Forum
    Hello all! I purchased my 2000 BMW 323i about a month ago. It currently has 134k miles. About five days ago I made a two hour drive to Tampa, FL and all seemed to be alright. I had the A/C on the entire time being that it was at least 90 degrees. When I was a few miles from my destination, I...
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    Hello all, I'm a long time lurker and fully aware of the search function. lol. I did an entire cooling system rebuild a week ago and yesterday after a five minute drive up to my buddies I noticed that my low coolant light illuminated. No gas stations near by so i continue to drive it up the...
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    This is my first post-—please be gentle on me. Yes, I have read through the other vast information about overheating problems, but nevertheless, I am not sure what step(s) to take next. Here's my story: 2000 BMW 328ci (E46) I purchased the car about 5 months ago with 169,000 miles on it...
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    I have got few problems with my car. 1/ I see small oil leaks under the bonnet when I park the car. I've had it checked out from indepentant garage - they said it definetly not comming from the head gasket which is good news. They said that I'll need to get the engine cleaned out before they...
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