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  1. Help me diagnose this weird code

    General E46 Forum
    Hi everyone, I've googled around and the only results I found for these were some vague and inconclusive descriptions from 2009, so hopefully you can help. My SES light came on (because it had been off for a week, and it missed me), and I pulled the codes on the Peake reader. 2002 M3 Coupe...
  2. [Help] Replaced Coolant Expansion. Still Overheating

    General E46 Forum
    I had a leak coming from the coolant expansions which is why I thought that the car was overheating, so I replaced it. Now its still overheating after ive filled it back up. What else could it be? Do I need to bleed the system?:banghead:
  3. ECS Tuning Expansion Tank Kit

    ///M3 Forum
    I'm about to replace my expansion tank and was thinking about buying this kit from ECS tuning: Has anyone purchased and installed this kit? If so, what was your experience? The price seems fair for what you...
  4. E46 Expansion Tank for 5 Speed 323Ci

    Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts
    I had some cooling issues a few months back and I bought a lot of extra parts trying to figure out what the issue was. Found the issue and fixed it, now I have extra parts, like an new expansion tank, BMW Group part number 17117573781. I am looking for a short shifter for a five speed, willing...
  5. 328i Fuel Gauge Reading Issue

    General E46 Forum
    So my 99 328i is reading 1/4 tank when full. The cluster test shows that the gauge is fully capable of sweeping the full range, and test 6 on the cluster for diagnostics shows 240000 or 24L from the left sender and 0 from the right. So I replaced the entire unit on the right and still have the...
  6. Intermittent overheating issue. Please help, i've searched a lot and have an idea of

    General E46 Forum
    what to check. So first off- 2000 323i 4dr sedan. No cruise no vol control on steering wheel. Lever seats. (Just for an options idea of the car) Manual trans - 5spd Okay let me know if you guys need any more info on the car. Some PO jackoff used regular antifreeze in the car.... FML...
  7. SIMPLE QUESTION - 2000 328i - Gas Tank Cap

    General E46 Forum
    Ok guys, so here is the deal... I am new to this forum and to the Bimmer world Just bought a 2000 328i a week ago and the stupid service engine soon light came on yesterday... I want to go with the cheapest solution... buying a brand new OEM gas tank cap... but I would like to kind of know mine...
  8. How much do you pay to fill her up?

    General E46 Forum
    How much do you guys pay to fill up that tank and what kind of gas? Chevron,Shell,Exxon etc. Takes me a good $50-55 a week and use nothing but shell. :thumbsup:
  9. Good Excuse not to fill up :)

    General E46 Forum
    Hi, so the other day I filled up my car, not quite to the brim due to prices of petrol in the UK now :bawling: but around 3/4 of a tank.. I got in the car and could smell petrol but just figured I had spilt it on my jeans on had it on my hands, so I parked the car up at work on a slight hill...
  10. 2nd expansion tank cracked.

    General E46 Forum
    :facepalm: this is gettin old. I REALLY dont want to buy a stupid plastic OEM one again knowing that overtime it will just do the same and crack on the corners. :banghead: is there anything better? like an aluminum one or something? I know some of you are on your forth expansion tanks. dunno...
  11. OEM Expansion Tank Questions/Concerns

    Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    In preparation for completing an overhaul to my cooling system, I was wondering, what is the capacity of our OEM expansion tank? I plan on replacing it with an aftermarket aluminum unit of some sort (hopefully that way i won't have to worry about cracking). Also, what size fittings does the...
  12. ***Official Seafoam Thread***

    General E46 Forum
    I have a question about engine/fuel system cleaners. Currently, my car has 62,000 miles on it and about to go in for its service. I wanted to run some kinda cleaner through it since it has been feeling sluggish. What would you guys recommend? Any specific kinds? What would be best at this point...
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