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  1. Dual Mass Fly Wheel Issue?

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, I'm having driveline issues with e46 320i that I think might be my DMF on its way out but after looking at symptoms online that other people have had, I'm not completely sure. The most noticeable issue I'm having is my car gets very lurchy in first and second gear if I'm not really...
  2. E46 Transmission Help

    General E46 Forum
    I have a E46 320i 2004 auto (94,500km OR 58719miles) and for the most part it's been well with me lol :tsk: After it been parked up 3 months I have come back to it and it's a pain to drive. When coming to a stop, the revs drop down to 750 and the car vibrates (not the sort to cut out) and...
  3. All Cylinders Misfire

    General E46 Forum
    So I bought 01 330ci it had misfire cylinder 3 fault and when you start the car it is rough idle start shaking and you hear clicks i changed all of the spark plugs coil ignition for cylinder 3 and for the first few days it was fine and then it started to shake more and i got the faults again...
  4. Engine sounds like a diesel????

    General E46 Forum
    Hey everyone, thanks for stopping by. Hopefully you can help me. My car, as the title states, sounds like a diesel. Also I have loss of power at the low end and a hunting idle with lots of vibration. The engine has a loud tick as well. Yes I rebuilt the Vanos and the problem started withing two...
  5. BMW 328 mystery!

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys! I've had my 2000 E46 328ci for just over 2 years now with around 115,000 miles on it. For the majority of my ownership, it's had the roughest idle, along with a big loss in bottom end torque. Along with that comes the crap MPG and intermittent P0170/P0173 code, which only happens on...
  6. Shuddering at low RPM

    General E46 Forum
    I first noticed the issue about a week ago. At low rpms (lightly pressing the gas), the car shudders and doesnt deliver much power. At higher RPMs, it smooths itself out. I want to say that when I first noticed it, my gas tank was rather low. Today, my gas tank is low again and it is acting up...
  7. Bad "rough" values?

    General E46 Forum
    Looking at live data on my engine, I stumbled upon the "rough" values. Here's what I got. What exactly are rough values anyway?
  8. Cold Start Rough Idle M54

    General E46 Forum
    Heya fellas, was wondering if I could get a look at a weird problem that recently reared its head. Here is a video of what happens Weird idle: As you can see (and hear if you listen closely) the idle starts out about right for a cold start, and comes down nicely at...
  9. Rough Idle , Loss of power.

    General E46 Forum
    So i bought a 2000 323i a few months ago with the engine light on. Not a good idea i know. anyways so it started out with a few codes and now has close to 10. But only lately have i noticed if i idle a long time, like in a drive thru , it'll begin getting rough and when i pull out i swear its...
  10. 330i misfire issues.. Help a noob out!

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys, I just brought home a 2001 BMW 330i Sedan, and then engine isn't too happy at the moment. Cruises ok, but idles rough and stalls after taking it out of gear and lifting off the throttle from high rpms. Also doesn't want to rev past 4k, but I didn't try it much since I don't want to do...
  11. Rough idle and stallin'

    General E46 Forum
    Hello Everyone! My Car Info: 2001, 325ci 5spd ~140k Codes: p0171 p0174 p0344 So over the past few months I've been having a rather rough idle, recently my started dying when I put it into neutral, If my rpm goes to 0 while i'm moving and i release the clutch (while in gear) my car would jerk...
  12. 320i wont start - Barely starts after multiple attempts

    General E46 Forum
    Hi there I have an 03 320i that doesn't start or barely starts. This is what happens: In the morning the car does not start at all for the first few cranks. On the third or forth attempt the car will start to sputter and act like its about to start and then it will be "running" but barely. It...
  13. Funny idle, but dont think it's the vanos

    General E46 Forum
    Ok, so I apologize if this has been addressed a thousand times. But I think it is slightly a different problem. So I just swapped out my voltage regulator and since then when I'm driving down the road and push in the clutch, the RPM's will drop down to nearly 0 bounce up to just above 500, and...
  14. 330i wont run

    General E46 Forum
    Hi, so I'm sure this has been hit before, but I probably have more than one issue going on so i'll start from the beginning. 2003 330i with 114xxx, started to run rough off and in the last few weeks, last week got pretty bad with misfiring and rough throughout the entire range. Was getting...
  15. Help please! Rough Idle/Car dies when turned on (video included)

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    I have this issue, and i'm just wondering what it may be. I had an O2 sensor replaced a few weeks back. Its kind of having the same symptoms, but idk if it could be related to the sensor again or something else. Any help is much appreciated. I included a video below...
  16. Rough idle with no codes!

    General E46 Forum
    So I've been experiencing a pretty rough shaking at idle for a little while now. I went to auto zone and got the codes read, and the only one that came up was one telling me my coolant was low. Any ideas what could be going on? I've searched and found things about intake boot causing similar...
  17. Possible Missfire/Coil Issue --- Code 16 48???

    ///M3 Forum
    Hello all, My ride: 2003 M3 65k miles, new plugs at 55k NGK Iridium, self installed. All other service schedule performed at dealer. I've been struggling with an rare and seemingly intermmitent very rough and idle, limp-mode. I have scanned several thread on the matter including the reported...
  18. Double Vanos Seals Repair Kit From Beisan Systems

    Engine & Performance
    Double Vanos Seals Repair Kit From Beisan Systems I bought this kit from Beisan Systems for $60 + $5 shipping to do the Vanos seal replacement. Wrecked the car before I could do it. Still brand new in original bag from Beisan. $40 firm included shipping in the US