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  1. Intake Manifold Backfire

    General E46 Forum
    Hey e46fanatics, So I have a problem with my e46 when I turn it on after a few hours of sitting the idle is very rough (sounds liked a cammed car), I usually let it warm up for a few minutes and everything works fine. I did forget this morning and "drove" it right after turning it on. The...
  2. E46 starting problem

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    Hey, my e46 was running fine yesterday but come this morning wouldn't start? Tried jumping from another car and bumping down a hill but still not starting. Whilst bumping it down the hill I heard the engine turning over but not firing also the engine won't turn over on the key so thinking it...
  3. Yet another E46 325i not start up post, please help

    General E46 Forum
    1: starter is cranking 2: battery is ok 3: tried both of my keys, same thing 4: trun on the car, i can hear some noise comming from the passanger back seat. so i guess at least the fuse and relay is ok... my question is: what other issues could cause not start up other than fuel pump related...
  4. 2003 325i blue smoke

    General E46 Forum
    hi guys, recently my e46 has been throwing out blue smoke on startup, it does this some times usually in the morning or after its been sitting for a few hours, its just a cloud of bluish smoke on startup and then it goes away, im currently at 95k miles and i have no cels or any kind of light...
  5. worrying smoke on start up.....

    General E46 Forum
    i have had my 330i for 2 months now and all has been ok until i popped into the town the other day for some shopping and when i got back in the car ad started it i got quite a lot of smoke out the exhaust and a really strong lingering smell of burning oil! after a few secs it cleared as if it...
  6. Worrying smoke on start up

    Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    i have had my 330i for 2 months now and all has been ok until i popped into the town the other day for some shopping and when i got back in the car ad started it i got quite a lot of smoke out the exhaust and a really strong lingering smell of burning oil! after a few secs it cleared as if it...
  7. Hesitation/start up 330 2001

    General E46 Forum
    Hi Guys, this is my first post so here goes... the car is a 2001 330 ci sport convertible with 46K miles on the clock When my e46 2001 330 conv sport is cold it starts up and drives perfect. Problem is, when the car has warmed up and I turn it off, it has a problem starting up again and only...
  8. Issues: M3 Chokes b4 starting....

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2004 m3... im due for oil change & tune up... when i start my car it chokes b4 starting as if it dont wana start and then just turns on... and its only when i FIRST start the car for the day... Can this be cuz of the tune up?? Im guessing spark plugs??? n e body had this problem???
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