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  1. E46 halos blinking problem

    General E46 Forum
    So I have a problem with my headlights, specifically the halos, I bought my e46 325i with some wiring problems, I fixed just about everything but there is still one more problem and i'm hoping someone here could help me with a diagnosis or provide a nice diagram of the headlight wiring...
  2. Engine Module Plug Layout

    General E46 Forum
    I recently pulled my engine wiring harness module for some refreshing as I was also pulling the intake manifold for a pass of cleaning, CCV, OFHG, Vacuum hoses, coolant system etc etc from the "I just bought a craigslist E46 task list" I am experienced with both cars and custom circuitry but...
  3. e46 electrical issue / kbus / those stupid plastic prongs

    General E46 Forum
    Hi, I have a 2000 318ci (RHD). I've had it for a few years and use it as a weekend car. The car has several problems, but I like it because, well it's fun. I have what appears to be a common electrical problem with the car signals/headlights work but dont show on dash window switches...
  4. Quick question: Where do these wires go?

    General E46 Forum
    This is probably a stupid question but I've searched via google, realoem and briefly tried the wiring diagram yet could not find the answer to this so I figured I would ask. To what do the wires that are routed through the trunk floor connect to? See attachment. (image not mine) Long story...
  5. Secret Ignition Switch

    General E46 Forum
    I'm trying to install a secret toggle switch that won't allow the key to start the engine unless the toggle switch is on, in case my keys get stolen so it's harder to steal. I have found nothing about which wire to spice into, best I've found is what I believe to be the starter wire (blue and...
  6. Anyone get their tail light wiring fixed under the recall

    General E46 Forum
    I was reading about the airbag recall and noticed in 2012 there was a recall related to the tail light wiring issue, Recall# 11V-438: Lamps in Rear Quarter Panel. This issue was described in this thread: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=512469 Was curious if anyone had gotten their...
  7. 3 series speaker malfunction

    Mobile Electronics Forum
    Hey guys, so recently my speakers have been messing up in my 323. On the drivers door the sound usually won't play through it unless I turn up the volume really loud and even then it'll still cut out when I'm taking hard left turns. Also the sound will get static and scratchiness when driving...
  8. Bizarre Controls!

    General E46 Forum
    Hi everyone, I have a 2001 330Ci with about 185k miles. So my turn signals and certain other displays(door/trunk open/seatbelt) on my cluster have been going crazy on me. For example when I'm driving and want to turn I'll turn my signals on but they wont indicate on the dash. They do work...
  9. high beams don't work

    General E46 Forum
    So I posted yesterday and got some help, but today I learned that my 2002 325i sedan is an American built BMW, which was imported to Canada. In Canada we need daytime running lights (lights on whenever the key is turned on), but in the US they do not. whoever did this rewired the xenon lights...
  10. Replacement driver mirror wrong connection

    General E46 Forum
    Hi All- A truck recently sped past and broke the driver side mirror off my e46 2004 325i. Bought an OEM mirror from a car in a junkyard (same year/specs). The new mirror has a female 12 pin (6 top, 6 below) connector. Once in the door panel, I found out the old one had two separate male 3 pin...
  11. Umnitza Depo headlights help

    Lighting Forum
    hello all, i hope this isnt a repeat but i searched around and no one has an answer to this very specific question. so i recently purchased the umnitza depo bi-xenon headlights with angel eyes and they look amazing! (well, they both will once umnitza sends me a replacement ballast... one...
  12. E46 330ci Manual Conversion Wiring Questions

    General E46 Forum
    New to the forums here. But a short synapses of my dilema is that I've manual swapped my 01 330ci and everything is set in and plugged in EXCEPT the clutch safety switch. I haven't had any luck on finding wiring diagrams or anything of that sort. But from what I've been told I can just jump the...
  13. Quick audio upgrade question E46 3 series sedan 99'

    General E46 Forum
    Hello everyone! I'am pretty new here, and i tried to do a search, but there is massive amount of topics not really related to what i try to find. Maybe someone know some DYI thread about audio wiring in E46? I'am interested in signal cable wiring from HU to trunk. And audio cable wiring from...
  14. Stereo Upgrade

    Mobile Electronics Forum
    Hello, I bought a 1999 328i last week but I want to upgrade the stereo so I can use Bluetooth and aux and all that. Also the volume control on the current radio is messed up. The dial will increase the volume no matter which way you turn it. Only sometimes will it decrease. Anyways I went to...
  15. 2003 325i AC drier/filter/receiver wiring diagram

    General E46 Forum
    I recently became the owner of a 2003 325i. I love the car, but, being so old, it needed a few things here and there. I replaced the headlights Thursday and the horn today so that it would pass inspection and I could move the title to my name. While I was running around today, I noticed the...
  16. Car won't crank and MAF sparks -electrical!!!

    General E46 Forum
    I was checking my camera's wire dressing and now the car won't crank over and has electrical malfunctions (Soft top won't function, MAF sparks and interior lights doesn't stay on including cluster panel) Not much of a car guy but I cannot figure this out. please help!!!
  17. E46 M3 fog light issue

    General E46 Forum
    So I went to go and change my fog lights and I noticed that the previous owner and installed xenon bulbs in there and the bulbs I ordered are for the stock set up. I am wondering if anyone knows how to change it back to the stock set up and if so what do i need? all help is appreciated!
  18. Dim Lights...Help!!

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    I have a 2000 328i sedan, and just tonight I noticed my headlights dim to almost off then shoot right back up. If I give it gas till about 2500 rpm then take my foot off the gas it drops back to normal idle but right when it hits idle rpm my lights go almost off....like I said before, then go...
  19. What is this connector for?

    General E46 Forum
    I just replaced the convertible roof harness, and I wanted to make sure I connected everything. On the area to the left of the driver's side back seat is a stack of three connectors. The top looks to be power for the front latch motors, but what is the one in the middle?
  20. 2004 BMW 325i Headlight Issues

    Lighting Forum
    I have a 2004 BMW 325i. Just bought it off of the world's most shady lot. I have had to tear into this thing like a mad scientist, putting it thing back together somewhat OEM. I noticed the other night though that the center bulbs in both the passenger and driver's side headlights (brights I...
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