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  1. Air con cant be regassed?

    General E46 Forum
    Been hearing a whining/groaning noise from the vents/dashboard as of late so upon further research thought itd be that the AC system was low on R134 and thus was causing the evaporator to make noises. However upon going to get it regassed the mechanics noted that at 670g of R134 (The full...
  2. so... cupholders.

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    Coca Cola is wonderful stuff, but the lovely, curvaceous shape of the bottle is terrible in our e46 cupholders. It will rock back and forth through turns, getting in the way of my elbow when I go to shift gears. Annoying but no big deal. However, let that thing get below 30% full, don't take...
  3. Whining noise when cold and when steering.

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    I think I know what the problem is here from reading other posts but I was hoping that some of you could validate my suspicion. 2000 BMW 323i. In the morning when I start the car and head out, there is a whining noise when I steer, and sometimes right after I fire it up and am not steering...
  4. Is this noise normal? Video inside. 330ci drivetrain noise

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    I've had my car about a year now, and it's always made this humming noise in first gear, but it was bothering me more than usual the other night, so I thought I'd take a video of it and see if it's normal. A few friends of mine that have e36's say it's totally normal, but their cars don't do...
  5. Odd Whining Noise @ 30+mph and ~2k RPM (VIDEO)

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    I posted this over on bimmerfest a few weeks ago, and while I don't usually like to post across the boards, the guys over there, while being extremely nice and helpful, were unable to reach a conclusion as to what this noise might be. On cold days below 50F, while driving my car at speeds from...
  6. HELP! :cry:

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    Hi, i am in desperate need of some help. Was in a crash with my M3 a couple of months ago which caused damage to body work and both driver side wheel after hitting a curb. i am now getting a whining noise at 40+mph car has been fully repaired but still getting a whining noise after changing...
  7. Mayday mayday sos!

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    BIG BIG poblem with my E46 and I hope im just blowing it out of proportion. I have a 2004 320d M-sport 150bhp with 73K on the clock. I was overtaking on the motorway when all of a sudden I lost power and the engine started making this whining/grinding noise. No white smoke coming from the...