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  1. M3 Rod Bearing Vin Check

    ///M3 Forum
    Hey guys, I’m new to the forums and I’ve been trying to figure out if my M3 has had the bearing recall done on it. Not on carfax (bearing recall isn’t listed), and bmw won’t give me that information on the VIN as it is private to the original owner. They just say it has no open safety recalls...
  2. Recalls a decade later

    General E46 Forum
    Ok everybody i have a question for every owner out there. The 10 year anniversary of the last e46's manufactured is coming up next year. That being said warranties and recalls on these cars are well over done since 2k12. I read lots of stories of subframe, vanos, rod bearings and airbags...
  3. Rod bearing is done. Now what?

    General E46 Forum
    Ok everybody just like my post said. My rod bearing is clearly telling me it is done. I had removed the spark plug one at a time from each cylinder and when i got to the 3rd the knocking went away. I hit depression to a whole new low tonight.ugghhh So i wanna ask everybody what now? What should...
  4. DIY Rod Bearings e46 330i BMW - Options/Guide/Pics/ Video

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hi all, Looks like I have some work cut out for me. I want to start a post for a DIY rod bearing (and possibly more) replacement in my 330i. Long story short, looks like the filter was never changed for a LONG time. When I purchased the car I changed the oil and noticed the filter was all...