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  1. Stalling in first gear and throttle issue

    General E46 Forum
    Have a 320i touring that has been manual and m54b30 swapped, bought the car over a week ago however didnt notice it at first but there is an issue with the throttle that seems to be getting worse, the car idles perfectly however after driving for a mjnute or so its stalls extremely easily when...
  2. Car cuts off after 1/4 fuel

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    Hi Guys, Im having an issue where my car cuts off after 1/4 tank fuel. Its been a stress, im not sure whether to replace fuel pump or the relay or if my fuel level indicator is faulty. I heard there is a hidden obc menu to display fuel levels but im not sure how to check. My first post :)
  3. Car stalling immediately after coming to a complete stop

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    I have a 2001 BMW 330CI that honestly runs amazing. I put a new fuel filter in and its been running really smooth but it has been stalling while in idle. Its happened before a couple times but it was very rare. It just didnt like idling and I really didnt think about it, since I thought maybe it...
  4. Fuel problems urge

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    G'day I'm new here but I have a problem with my 2001 e46 325ci manual I recently have been having hard starts in my e46 so I change my fuel pump and it didn't want to start. Just cranked and then flooded cylinder 6. I changed injector 6 as it was leaking (I cranked the car without spark plugs...
  5. Rough start, stalls and codes

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    Hi all, I have a 2002 330xi. It has been running fine but ever once in a while the service engine soon would come on after filling up with gas. After a couple starts the light would go back out. Yesterday the car took longer to start than normal and the service engine soon light came on. It...
  6. Not stalling with unplugged MAF. Fuel supply OK then?

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    Troublesome 318i -05 with the N46 engine. Cranking and starting the car is OK. But after a few seconds the cars starts to run very rough and then stalls. I have no fault codes (Autocom Cars diagnosis tool). So far I have: Checked for vacuum leaks around air intake (visually and with start...
  7. Stalling after CCV replacement

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    Today I successfully replaced the oil separator and attached hoses in my 2003 325i. I'd read so many how-to's and watched quite a few videos, that it really made the process a lot easier. This and other forums as well as users posting to YouTube really made this attainable. The engine now is...
  8. Revs dipping/stalling, 325Ci

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    Hi folks, would just like to introduce myself and say what a great and helpful site this is for info and advice. I have went from knowing absolute ZERO about car problems, to diagnosing a coolant leak and replacing my radiator and cooling sensors in my recently purchased 325Ci, easily and...
  9. Hello everyone!

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    Hi folks, would just like to introduce myself and say what a great and helpful site this is for info and advice. I have went from knowing absolute ZERO about car problems, to diagnosing a coolant leak and replacing my radiator and cooling sensors in my recently purchased 325Ci, easily and...
  10. Engine stalling in Stop-Go traffic

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    My E46 325i Sport Manual now has 170K miles and ever since I've owned it (from 130K) it has had problems in the low range: 1) When the car is cold it pulls away smoothly - no problems. 2) When the car is warm, it idles smoothly with the foot off the gas at 800RPM. If I let the clutch out...
  11. Need help on diagnosis!

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    I have an 02 325it, with 145k miles. Have owned since 04. In the last several months it has been exhibiting a problem I have not been able to diagnose. When warm, if I am stopped in traffic for more than a couple of minutes, the rpm drops to around 500, and the idle becomes erratic and very...
  12. Intermittent CPS Code

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    Hi! In the last 4 months I'm having a big trouble with a Inlet Camshaft Position Sensor in my 328i 99. I'm having the classic symptoms of a bad cam sensor: - Loss of power, stalling, difficult to start the engine. All of this symptoms comes up only with hot engine and it gets worse in hot...
  13. 330i misfire issues.. Help a noob out!

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    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...
  14. Rough idle and stallin'

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    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...
  15. 2003 330xi Stalling Randomly Help!

    E46 Xi Forum
    My car is stalling when idle. I've cleaned the MAF sensor, replaced the Oil Separator with all new hoses, cleaned the ICV and removed the broken flap of the DISA until the new one arrives on the mail. I also replaced the lower intake boot, since it was in fact broken on the elbow. After doing...
  16. bucking = just a loose screw!

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    Car was bucking and hesitating, especially when letting up on the gas. Idle was uneven especially when cold. Thought it was the tank of 76 that I put in last week, so I subsequently treated with Techron. Ran OK for a bit. Problem came back. Got the following Peake codes: 76, 77, 78, 79 =...
  17. Cruise Control and High Speed Stalling

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    *I DID try to search for this issue on a lot of forums but could not find one with this issue so I decided to post my own* I drive a 2003 325i e46 with a 5 speed manual. Okay so I am going to explain the scenario in which I first encountered the issue; I was driving down the interstate at about...
  18. 2001 e46 rough idle and stalling

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    I believe I've had a vacuum leak for a while, but the other symptoms came out of no where. I had driven the car the night before, and it was fine. Then in the morning, I did an aux cable install for my kenwood kvt-516 and removed the glovebox and the install went great. I went to start the car...
  19. Possible MAF issue

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    I have recently been having problems with my 2003 330ci. It seemed to be a transmission issue, as the car seemed to be slipping between shifts, but I took it to a transmission shop, and they told me that the transmission was fine. The car has been shooting codes for a while now, and they all...
  20. Rough idle and Stalling

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    I have a 2003 330ci and recently have been noticing it is idling really rough and has stalled a couple of times as well. I have had the codes read and its coming up as misfires mostly, and also a MAF sensor fail. I recently installed a cold air intake and forgot to reconnect the MAF so I am...
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