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  1. 320td Won't Start

    General E46 Forum
    Hi All, So i drove my 2002 E46 320td home on an evening, come to start it the next morning and it will not start! It turns over, but will not fire! I borrowed a snap on scanner from a friend and received the following codes on initial read: -4AB2 Electric Auxiliary Heater -4B90 Rail Pressure...
  2. 330i won't start up all of a sudden?

    E90, E91, E92 & E93 - General Forum
    I recently got an 06 330i. This morning it started like normal, perfectly fine, then about 20 minutes ago when I went to start it again it cranked about 3 and times and sounded pretty slow then it just stopped. I tried again a few minutes later then once again cranked a few times then stopped...
  3. Car won't start but cranks after converting to hids

    General E46 Forum
    HI, I have a 2001 325i, and I came home and I shut the car off and I Installed some hid's. after doing so, I went to start the car and it would crank but won't start. I checked all the fuses and they're good, I changed all the fuses in the ECU in the engine bay, in the black box. Also my battery...
  4. Car won't start shortly after using Fuel Injector Cleaner

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys. I hope you are all doing well. I need your help once again. My car ran totally fine today until later when I tried starting it again. It fired up multiple times but for a few short seconds only until it stalled. I tried giving it some gas but I was unable to keep the car running. It's...
  5. 02 330 engine problem (wouldn't start, now doesn't run)

    General E46 Forum
    Hi, this is my first post here :) I bought a 2002 330ci m-sport a couple months ago (first car), and so far i love it. It ran quiet and smooth in every way until last night. Last night the red battery light came on for a couple seconds while i revved it, then it went out. A minute later it came...
  6. After CCV Change, Ran Rough to Won't Start (Please Help)

    General E46 Forum
    I have scoured multiple forums and searched for hours and now this is my last ditched effort before going to a mechanic. This is going to be long winded but I want to be as thorough as possible. I have an '01 330CI auto and what I imagine was the original CCV. So I felt ambitious and tried...
  7. 2007 328i Won't Start

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Yes, this is my first post, so I apologize if I am in the wrong section, if my question has been answered, or I do not list my information correctly. Please bear with me. I have a 2007 BMW 328i convertible. It has always cranked slow, but has never, not started. I garage it for the winter and...
  8. Cranks but won't start...? Any ideas?

    E46 Xi Forum
    Recently bought a used 2004 330 with 100k. 1 owner with tons of maintenance records. I think what's happening might be my doing (and that all manner of sucks!). What I did: There was the dreaded AC stink in the car, so after doing TONS of research I took everything out down to the blower motor...
  9. 2001 325ci starting problem and more

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, I have a 2001 325ci I am having the fun problem of the car not starting. When I put the key in to start it does nothing no clicking no attempt to turn the motor over at all. I have done a lot of reading and thought it was the battery. I got a new one and still has the same problem. I...
  10. 325Ci mysteriously won't start

    General E46 Forum
    tried to turn my car on, turned the ignition and it began to start. everything came on, then I let go of the ignition and it never fully started. I don't know if it died and a fuse blew. them I tried turning the key again and nothing. no lights or radio or the car at all. no click after turning...
  11. HELP 330i won't start! Can't seam to diagnose

    General E46 Forum
    Hello all, I hate to make a new thread but I can't find one that follows the problems i've been having.....So please help and dont be bitter about my noobness lol So one night after work I was going up a pretty steep hill and I was trying to pass a person up this hill so I accelerated (it...
  12. BMW e46 - occasional problems starting

    General E46 Forum
    Hi All, Looking for some guidance on a problem I've encountered with my new E46 convertible (BMW 2003 318 2L Petrol Manual) mileage 100k. Bought just over a week ago and it drives like a dream, (most of the time). The only issue I've encountered is that it occasionally and very randomly won't...
  13. Car won't start. I hear clicking sound.

    General E46 Forum
    So my car suddenly won't start today. I hear clicking sound when it tries to start then long humming sound. Also the ABS light flickers. Can someone help me diagnose the issue?
  14. Another no start

    General E46 Forum
    Hey everyone! I've been roaming forums for at least 2 weeks trying to diagnose my no start problem. It started at over a month ago we didn't drive the bimmer for a week. Went up to start it and nothing but lights. Tried jumping it, started no problem. I figured it was just a weak battery so we...
  15. 2001 325i won't start on first try.

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, I need some assistance. Intermittently, especially after sitting for a while, my '01 325i won't start up on the first try, and sometimes even after the third. There is no crank sound whatsoever, but there is a sort of "shhhhhhhhhhhhhhh" sound coming from under the hood that lasts for...
  16. Car won't start sometimes?

    ///M3 Forum
    When I go to start my car, I'll turn the key and it'll just crank over without firing, then I just turn the key back off and turn it back to the start position and it fires right up? Anyone had this issue before? It only does it sometimes, completely random...
  17. Stranded with my 2002 330ci

    General E46 Forum
    Hi all, first post***8211;hope to be helpful instead of helpless soon! Just bought the car (a bit of a project mobile), drove it 750 miles, got it close to home and now it won't start. Read about 50 won't start threads, but none seem to fit. Turn signals, high beams, instrument lights all inop...
  18. My car won't start

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys :help: okay so it takes me a lot of tries to finally get my car to start. At first I thought it was the battery, but when I put the key in, the lights and radio, even the air conditioning system turns on. So. I went to autozone and the guy did a test and said that my battery was fine and...
  19. 323ci misfiring now won't start

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2000 323ci causing me some headaches. The problem started as I was driving. I could feel the car misfiring. I wasn't far from home so i made it there then parked it started again but misfired. I tried to turn it on the next day and it wouldn't crank. The battery is fine as well. I had...
  20. 2002 M3 SMG w/100K won't crank - just clicks once

    ///M3 Forum
    Greets all...new to the E46 forums, veteran poster on E38.org...also have a 14-year old 740i. I have been scouring these forums for this issue and have discovered lots of good info, which has inexorably led to this post. Turn the key to start position, and it clicks once...wont turn over...
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