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  1. Indicator sidelight short?
  2. Starter issues
  3. 2003 E46 318 intermittent misfire
  4. Simultaneous problem with indicators, headlights and dash illumination
  5. 330ci coupe - what to look for when buying?
  6. 2003 E46 Compact Front Bumper Alignment Issue Sport
  7. 2000 E46 alpina b3 3.3 problems.
  8. 2003 E46 330ci - Noisy timing chain tensioner?
  9. White residue around engine bay - M54 330
  10. e46 320d not starting, ABS light...
  11. E46 Striker Plate adjustment
  12. e46 320d Boot lights not working
  13. White smoke from exhaust even when warm
  14. E46 330d DDE/ECU Stolen
  15. Compact 316ti air con bomb-gonna try it
  16. 2001 320i - Sagging Bumper
  17. N46 Engine ongoing issues - timing chain?
  18. Not doing that again.
  19. Urgent help E46 325ci
  20. 2004 e46 330i touring sport error codes 233 / 238
  21. 44 solenoid valve injection Error
  22. 2005 E46 320CD boost issues below 2200 rpm
  23. SMG clutch kit repair
  24. 2000 E46 320d Cranks but won't start
  25. 2004 E46 320d - Car jerks when cruising
  26. Automatic gearbox problem
  27. Fuel Sender Sensor
  28. E46 325Ci ATF change
  29. Error code 2777 Help
  30. replacement key help plz ....
  31. 320D 136bhp white smoke (not your average problem)
  32. Burning smell coming through vents in car
  33. BMW 316ti 2003 Inlet cam knock on rear end
  34. 2001 E46 320D Pulsing brakes
  35. Engine noise, belt maybe?
  36. electric mirror
  37. bmw e46 engine light, battery, oil light on when brake ,then cut off
  38. Heated seats
  39. Rear coil springs
  40. 2003 E46 330ci - Suspension components refresh options
  41. N42 oil leak
  42. E46 320d 2004 Boost Issues
  43. 330d not getting up to temp
  44. BMW N42 Timing Chain Replacement Guide
  45. 320CI M54 Unusual and persistant misfire
  46. Central Locking Fault
  47. Revs Dropping below 500rpm when cars warm (and thus stalls engine)
  48. Somethings wrong? Temp gauge and heating
  49. Advice on changing thermostat...
  50. Battery for convertible
  51. BMW 316 SE something went through the rocker cover !
  52. 320d turbo questions
  53. autel maxiscan ms 309 odb11 reader and 2000 e46
  54. 315ti sport camber position sensor (pic inside)
  55. Car won't start
  56. Coolant leak?
  57. Can anyone tell me where the ABS pressure sensor is??
  58. 2000 320ci return to idle a little strange
  59. E46 325ti Compact Bilstein B4 Suspension Confusion
  60. Fault code 1043
  61. Possible vanos problems
  62. Hit curb at around 30 taking avoiding action now Steering action feels sort of loose.
  63. e46 325i 2002 - faulty abs/traction control module
  64. Wheel speed and abs issue
  65. Towing with an M3
  66. E46 Xenon Auto leveling issue - any one done a DIY?
  67. Wing mirrors with mind of their own
  68. Horrible knocking sound please helpppp!
  69. E46 330d Single Mass Flywheel Conversion
  70. 2002 E46 330CI Headlights for driving on the right
  71. one day into new ownership.... ABS, DSC and Handbrak warning light (Amber)
  72. Far noise on start up
  73. Two weeks into new ownership....
  74. ABS issues.
  75. strange smoke
  76. Behaviour on Driving the E46 after Steering angle sensor change without coding?
  77. BMW loss of power
  78. Diagnosis/Help Needed: Misfiring...Terrible Engine Rumble
  79. Lack of power E46 320d 150hp
  80. oil leak and engine light problem
  81. BMW LL04 oil at ASDA
  82. 2001 BMW E46 318CI-Coolant Capacity
  83. Key fob sometimes loses connection with the car
  84. Engine tick
  85. Help!!! It's cold outside!!!
  86. Air Filter change on a E46 N42 2002 316ti compact
  87. User manual 2004 e46
  88. Alternator part no
  89. exhaust emissions light on advice please plus diagnostic tool advice
  90. BMW E46 2.3ci (2000) - Engine rattle/chirp on cold start up
  91. Turbo not working after swirl flaps removed
  92. Which water pump!?
  93. To change or not to change......................
  94. E46 320d M47 MAF coding.
  95. DSC Warning light
  96. 2002 e46 320D temperature reading > thermostat OK?
  97. BMW 325i SE - New Owner help - Common issues?
  98. Rear suspension
  99. Boot won't open
  100. Few new owner questions...
  101. Is there a ideler pulls variation on the E46 330i manual??
  102. What else should I get done?
  103. Heaters only blow hot through passenger vents
  104. Some sort of misfire after changing pulleys
  105. 2001 E46 320D Touring - Diagnostic Software
  106. Electric wing mirror connectors
  107. Stalling pulling upto junctions - MAF?
  108. Engine failure
  109. BMW E46 2.3 (2000) - Temp gauage not warming to operating temperature
  110. Tensioner pulley part number for mechanical tensioner
  111. Loud noise still present
  112. BMW X5 e70. 330sd
  113. Diesel vapour
  114. Wobbly steering
  115. 2003 E46 330ci - Inner side light staying on
  116. Resetting the service countdown
  117. Do I need to take the air filter box out to replace tensioner and idler pulleys?
  118. 330i sport touring rear tire spec
  119. 2002 325ti Expansion Tank O Ring
  120. Head Gasket?? HELLLLPPPP
  121. Car cooling down when rev to 5 rpm only, Heeeeeelp!!!!!
  122. e46 316ti n46 coolant issues
  123. 2004 E46 318i N46 noise and oil consumption (video) - CCV?
  124. Squeaky noise alternator area
  125. Bmw 320d 2000 leaking coolant
  126. under powered 330d
  127. E46 n42 red oil light on consent
  128. My 2001 320i Doesn't Have an Idler Pulley!
  129. Engine layout 320d
  130. A Shit Load of Blow By oil in my catch can.
  131. Stripped Nuts on Waterpump Studs
  132. 330d will only start with MAF unplugged
  133. 2002 E46 316ti compact - Oil filler pressure
  134. [BMW E46 CONVERTIBLE] Hardtop problem
  135. Please help! Cps sensor (timing)
  136. E46 2002 320D - Carbon deposits in Injector Chamber
  137. Re: Fuchs Titan ATF 4134
  138. what's a good toolset for e46 DIYs?
  139. 2004 330i m sport tourer rear arb bush size
  140. 2003 318Ci - Wheel fell off!!!!
  141. Cambox oil leak
  142. 2001 320i - Finished Watercooling Overhaul, one small leak
  143. N46 engine compression test
  144. Front bumper corner spoilers for a 325ci coupe se
  145. E46 318 Spark Plug Change Help
  146. e46 320CD Msport, poor mpg and I think it's not getting upto temperature
  147. e46 320d m47 engine 136HP 1999 air bag Internal ECU error INPA
  148. Loss of power when starting from cold
  149. E46 330i head gasket possibly? Oil in coolant!
  150. Coil plugs
  151. 2002 325ti Engine Oil & Valve Cover Gasket Question.
  152. Misfire help :S
  153. white smoke
  154. E46 320D Noise when accelerating/Revved
  155. 2001 330ci Ticking noise gets louder as car warm up
  156. Gold black carbon bonnet & boot emblems
  157. e46 325 2001 - rocker cover issue
  158. E46 318I M43 Manual 2001 Oil in coolant, Bad head gasket? Oil cooler?
  159. Opinions for my 2001 325ci manual engine problem 161k on clock
  160. 04/2004 330Ci Sport Vert Wing Mirrors
  161. Not off to a good start (overheating in traffic) :(
  162. Seat adjustment on E46 - help please.
  163. Ticking noise
  164. n46 318i engine valve cover gasket
  165. Pusher fan.
  166. '01 M43 316i Rough Idle, Stalling/Choking. ICV, Vacuum Hoses, etc
  167. 330D 184ps vs 204ps Secondary cats...are they interchangeable?
  168. So many fault codes!
  169. 2004 E46 330d power issues. Probably related to fuel and/or electric?
  170. Outer chrome window trim. Metal or plastic?
  171. 2004 BMW 318i 5-speed 163,000km idle RPM surges to 2000RPM and back down
  172. 2004 Touring Number Plate Lights
  173. Cylinder 3 misfire...
  174. URGENT! 1998 320d started and dies after cleaning egr. Only cranks now
  175. M54 Mechanical tensioner pulley Help !
  176. Just bought E46 Touring 330i Auto - Discovered issues on first drive
  177. Noise from engine area on acceleration
  178. Annoying squeak from engine resolved.
  179. E46 Compact 316Ti oil usage
  180. E46 328i auto - issue with "s" mode
  181. Re: Can a weak battery cause transmission problems?
  182. interior door card removal, can i reconnect battery and drive without door card ?
  183. Problem starting 2003 N42 316i
  184. 2005 E46 320D engine replacement
  185. Engine Management Light This Morning (2001 320i)
  186. E46 Compact Fromt Bumper Alignment
  187. White glow plug normal?
  188. Oil dripping onto exhaust.
  189. 318 2.0 Exhaust smoking alot and engine Squealing!!! Help!!!
  190. 330i autobox thud
  191. Non Starter.....Very Frustrating
  192. My 320d is suddenly a non-starter
  193. BMW 318i n42 engine oil leak
  194. Help! Non starter!
  195. Bmw e46 oil leak (update)
  196. INPA - eliminating errors engine
  197. Spark plugs
  198. 2001 e46 320i - What I need for a DIY service?
  199. E46 2.0d 2008 coupe
  200. 2003 320d - Glow plug Fault codes - controller of fuse?
  201. ecu and gearboxes
  202. Pulsating noise when idleing cold
  203. Wynn's Hydraulic Valve Lifter Treatment - Any good, or just more snake oil?
  204. 330d water system aggro
  205. CCV Piping ID Size (318 2.0 engine)
  206. E46 Central Locking Isues
  207. Anyone with a 320d manual and TestO who could do some logging for me?
  208. Questions about recent purchase. 330xd
  209. Constant lifter tick 330ci
  210. Rear right spring may have gone if something how difficult to replace how long today do and how much?
  211. First Post :) need some advice on intake manifold on 320d 2003
  212. 330Ci Rear Subframe Bushes
  213. 2006 318Ci convertible. Glove box.
  214. Oil Catch Can to replace CCV.
  215. Suspension collapsed !!
  216. PDC not working 2001 e46 330i touring
  217. Why does the air intake filter only filtrate half the air?
  218. BMW E46 N42B20 2004 overheat
  219. 2000 E46 330d (184) Touring - Rear end creak under torque reversal
  220. 2003 E46 325 - Touring Central Locking Not Working on Remotes
  221. Enhanced Bluetooth....cannot play music?
  222. 320d turbo mystery
  223. 2003 e46 330i manual transmission oil change and diff oil change question
  224. Smells like gear oil
  225. Belts? Squeak? What to change?
  226. noisy air con belt and pulley noise
  227. E46 blown turbo, so many options, what to do
  228. Mysterious connector plug, where does it belong to?
  229. 325ci M Sport
  230. Pressure sensor
  231. 318i Valve Seals help
  232. xtrons unit, aerial power question 'ant power'
  233. 2003 E46 318i ASC Issue
  234. Time to do the cooling system on 2001 320i
  235. 325i Auto loosing coolant - red sediment on top of expansion tank
  236. When starting what is the first highest rpm it does before it slowly goes down to standard turnoever rpm?
  237. Brake Pressure Sensor Issue
  238. What's this plug under drivers seat?
  239. Indicator leak gasket replacement?
  240. Reaonable price or not from indy?
  241. E46 Shakes on 1st and 2nd gear!!
  242. Achievable from 330d??
  243. Revs dip at steady speed E46 320i 2.2
  244. Cluster reset!!
  245. Fitting 330 intake on 325. Advice and recommendations.
  246. Engine help/troubleshoot
  247. BMW e46 318 coupe starting problems
  248. 2003 Touring - Xenons are aiming too high
  249. Fault code 3231 help.
  250. Unable to bleed cooling system