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  1. Help me narrow these issues down please

    General E46 Forum
    So I have a 2003 325i. It ran very well until the last few months when it began having small intermittent issues that are now happening much more frequently. Occasionally I lose all power and it feels as the engine is gonna stall. Its usually after putting a heavy load on the engine ( large hill...
  2. E46 error light question

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    This is my first post. I have had six BMW's over the years and mostly repaired them myself with the help of sites like this. Thanks to everyone as I have learned much from this site over the years. I have an issue that I don't know where to go with. My 2000 328i has the general "check control"...
  3. Sudden rough idle loss of power...because of shifting?

    ///M3 Forum
    Hello all. I was literally a stoplight away from work when this happened. I was behind a Kia Soul and I was just looking at the rear end of it when the light went green. Realizing I was in neutral I quickly shifted into 1st but it felt weird (kind of like the reverse gear) so I pulled out and...
  4. Service Engine Soon p0171 p0174

    General BMW E36 Forum
    Just bought a little silver 2005 325ci with a black canvas top. 135,000 miles Service records looked good. Not two weeks later my SES light comes on. AutoZone says p0171 p0174 Local mechanic says he knows the problem and it costs $800 (Pvs or PVC something) Bimmer doesn't overheat...
  5. SES light P0171 P0174

    General E46 Forum
    Just bought a little silver 2005 325ci with a black canvas top. 135,000 miles Service records looked good. Not two weeks later my SES light comes on. AutoZone says p0171 p0174 Local mechanic says he knows the problem and it costs $800 (Pvs or PVC something) Bimmer doesn't overheat...
  6. ECU Please bring back the SES light!

    General E46 Forum
    Short Story: Need a way to get ECU to recheck the car and bring up the issues that i know still pertain on the car. Hello, I will be taking my e46 M3 to the dealer tomorrow so they can see my check engine light or "Service engine Soon" light but i cleared the code yesterday morning with a...
  7. Stalling and SES after cleaning K&N filter

    ///M3 Forum
    Ok, so I want to start off by saying that I am brand new here but I did try to do my own research first because I know from other car forums, everyone hates when you post a question that was answered a million times. based on what I found, it seems as though my car is having 2 different...
  8. Service Engine Soon Light & Dealer Scan Report

    General E46 Forum
    Hi, I have a 2001 330ci E46. Within the last 2 weeks, A new fuel pump has been installed, new battery, and lastly a new alternator. After the alternator change, everything was fine for 2 days, drove from LA to San Diego, on the way back the "service engine soon" light came on. I've attached...
  9. SES Light, Hesitation from complete stop

    General E46 Forum
    2003 320i Mileage: 132,000km (82,000 miles) [purchased @ 93,000km] Useage: daily driving/work Problem: From a cold start, after about 10-15 minutes of driving the engine slowly goes in to limp mode with the SES light going on. This is also accompanied by hesitation when you give it gas from a...
  10. Sluggish Start, Lurch, SES and AT Lights

    General E46 Forum
    I'm starting a new thread for this issue, since I think it's separate from my rough engine issues that are now pretty much gone. (Yay!) Here are the symptoms: Starting out from a complete stop or from slowly coasting along is sometimes sluggish/not immediately responsive. The car lurches a...
  11. BMW shaking on cold starts...

    General E46 Forum
    My BMW is shaking on cold starts and its throwing some codes that tend to go off after the weather warms up. I have checked for vacum leaks and i have yet to find any leaks. Can someone help me with this issue?
  12. Help! Mystery P0455 code

    General E46 Forum
    So, I live in Chicago and for those of you that don't know, the way they do emissions testing here is by plugging into your cars computer and letting it do the work. If your SES light is on, you will fail the test. Failed emissions testing means I can't re-register my car, which leads to...
  13. replaced Starter and now P0030 (wiper washer too)

    General E46 Forum
    Hello all, my name is Wesley and I am pretty new here. Just joined a couple of weeks ago. GREAT POSTS btw. You guys have helped me a lot. That said, I have to whine a little. I had the starter go on me and I couldn't even attempt to change it myself because of medical problems I'm having...
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