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  1. 316i VERY intermittent misfire - no error codes
  2. Is a n46 engine block compatable with a n42 head ?
  3. 320d loses boost/power/torque beyond 3.5k
  4. 320d M47 136bhp
  5. 318ci Convertible rear suspension popped out..!
  6. 320d won't rev pasthe 2000
  7. 2003 E46 330ci xenon headlamp
  8. E46 Coupe Mirror repair
  9. 2001 E46 320i - Vanos Question
  10. 330i eibach pro kit springs in 330d
  11. 2003 320td Compact running issues (barely runs)
  12. How often do you top up coolant?
  13. E46 320D M47 (136BHP) Boost issue.
  14. Battery not holding charge
  15. What gets hot first, second and thereafter when you start a car????
  16. Annoying propshaft issue. Just need blunt answer.
  17. Exhaust swap from 330 to 320
  18. Where is my o2 sensor? Why does this bms have a different position to mine?
  19. E46 318i misfire or fuel starvation???
  20. 2005 E46 coupe parking sensor issue - not usual problem
  21. e46 318 1.9 wont start
  22. Overheating Hell
  23. 2003 320d - Ticking noise after refitting injectors
  24. Can anyone shed some light?
  25. E46 320cd help turbo/ egr
  26. Identify this wire/connector
  27. Supercharger 330ci
  28. central locking stopped working completley
  29. FEBI BILSTEIN parts any good?
  30. Please help me diagnose my car
  31. E46 Touring rear middle seat belt removal
  32. Cruise Control Buttons Query
  33. 320d M47N timing failure - quite unusual error
  34. Stuck on this! Please help!
  35. Help
  36. 2004 E46 (N46) 318Ci Intermittently fails to start
  37. E46 316i Bad idle, Low power and Jerking
  38. Antiroll bar torque settings
  39. poor idle and misfire when reaching operating temp? fine when cold?
  40. 2002 E46 seat wiring help
  41. And so the party is over....sleep well my favourite car ever
  42. Part Number Favour. Rear quarter window motor
  43. Leaky dipstick tube 330d
  44. E46 2001 318ci overheating :'(
  45. N42 diagnostic help
  46. 318 n42 2002 misfire problems
  47. 2004 E46 318i N42 Torque Query???
  48. Centre fuel pipes modified
  49. E46 318i N42 VVT motor Resistance(ohms)
  50. 330cd 2004 engine turn off noise
  51. How I failed to buy alloys for my e46
  52. Strange noise coming from engine BMW 330d
  53. Spark plug tube seals replacing
  54. BMW e46 330ci window leak
  55. 316ti hot starting problem
  56. 2003 318i 2.0 rough idling on start up everytime.
  57. Rough idle- help needed.
  58. different speedo help!!
  59. New to BMW cars, advice on 2005 320i
  60. 320d loss of boost and vibrations in idle
  61. Fault Code Help Please.
  62. 316ti compact cranking / no start
  63. AC stopped working
  64. spark but no fire
  65. 2004 E46 330d Fault code P3263
  66. 2004 BMW 330CD Power Loss
  67. Big trouble and big bills but sorted !
  68. Advice!
  69. Steering jerks and pulls when going over bumps and uneven ground. 2003 330ci
  70. all of a sudden Loud rattling and running like a bag of spanners (2003 e46 330ci)
  71. 2001 e46 318i (M43) handbrake backplate bolt removal
  72. 2004 E46 330i 6 speed manual - Rear Thud and jerking when changing gear - Please help
  73. Need help BMW 323i e46
  74. Recommendations for subframe reinforcement
  75. Help needed with E46 330d with multiple codes
  76. Wonderful life of the auto gearbox (Auto gearbox question)
  77. For the love of all that is holy what is that damn noise?
  78. Angled plastic hose on resonator box, Where it goes? N42 engine
  79. 1999 E46 318i Vibration, noise, brake or hub problems + Help& advice needed
  80. E46 burning oil HELP PLEASE
  81. Bodyshop for Rust Repairs?
  82. Iv got a big puff of smoke out of my car when stood stiil for a bit any clues
  83. M52TU vanos removal/installation
  84. 2003 E46 330ci - Gearbox oil change Manual 6 speed
  85. 325Ci oil light, error code and stalling
  86. 325ti Compact 2003 Snapped seat lever
  87. E46 330i Overheating
  88. Vanos disaster
  89. 2004 E46 316i : Chassis option in INPA doesn't work "no reponse from control unit"
  90. Quick Arm Rest Question
  91. 316i n42 using lots of oil +blur smoke sometimes
  92. DSC and handbrake warning light 325Ci
  93. hesitation saga continues
  94. could my head be buggered
  95. 2000 E46 325ci - Vibration noise from rear - Driveshaft? Diff?
  96. Goldbcfc's 330ci coupe project
  97. BMW 2001 E46 320d Tourer - Central locking and rear wiper fault
  98. Bmw e46 318ci se overheating
  99. E46 N42 318 Overheat or Thermostat? Help!!
  100. 316TI lowering advice needed
  101. 2003 BMW 325ti - Engine oil - Can I use this?
  102. key battery
  103. What is an m3?????
  104. what is everyone planning to do to there E46
  105. Timing help please - 318i M43 1999
  106. E46 2002 318CI replacing bootlid and loom
  107. E46 320D 2004 Auto Rev Jumps when light/medium load, gearbox problem???
  108. IHKA Control Unit (A/C control) noise. 316i E46
  109. e46 320d small problems help
  110. E46 Tyre Deflation warning issues
  111. E46 330D touring wayward steering
  112. 2001 E46 318Ci - Rattling noise from gearbox pulling away in 1st gear
  113. 2001 320i - Interior Fans Resonate
  114. 330ci viscous fan noise my all the time
  115. Why does my right fog lamp have metal clip but left doesn't? How do I correct? Thanks
  116. 325 Ti Sport Seat Lever
  117. E46 key function
  118. 2006 55 plate E46 318ci es radio relocation kit.
  119. What can go wrong with head gasket change jobs?
  120. E46 320d 110kW - where to find a broken donor turbo?
  121. N42 Engine stalls/runs rough after warm up.
  122. New (to me) 325Ci
  123. 318 ci auto niggles
  124. E46 320d - Interpreting INPA readings - Which injector is bad? (Pictures)
  125. Boot release stopped working after smd light installed
  126. E46 2003 320i M Touring Steering problems even after pump and rack
  127. Start / Running Problem! e46 318 N42
  128. 330i Touring MSport Wanted / Advice
  129. 2004 316ti Sport Auto - White smoke and liquid from tailpipe - please help!
  130. 320d turbo - vacuum or electronic?
  131. e46 320d - Fan removal - Reverse threaded?
  132. 2002 E46 320dAT - Defect Clima Aux-fan
  133. E46 Halogen to Xenon mystery
  134. E46 330CI lost speedo & got warning signs
  135. e46 320d cold start problem
  136. 2004 E46 320d - Coolant level and bleed query
  137. 320d - Rattle from pully
  138. E46 320d Turbo - vacuum or electronic?
  139. E46 330i exhaust camshaft timing stuck
  140. 2005 E46 330Ci - LED interior upgrade
  141. E46 320D poor performance when hot/humid outside
  142. 2002 E46 318ci N42 - ECU intermittent Fault P1168.
  143. throttle problem
  144. water pump change
  145. 2003 320d - Oil leak around turbo
  146. 316ti Compact Engine issues
  147. Car sits higher after changing rear shocks
  148. 320d crankshaft pulley removal
  149. E46 head light
  150. Radiator removal
  151. 2002 E46 320d - Blown Turbo? (Wooo noise from engine)
  152. E36 engine revs dropping when engine runs and when accelerating the engine cuts out afterwards
  153. 2004 - e46 325i Sport auto Engine management light, EML, DSC, hand brake light
  154. Timing chain problem - symptoms
  155. 2001 E46 N42 - Valvetronic deliberately disabled. Is this ok ? (Misfire cured. Car runs lovely now!)
  156. Very easy to stall car when in reverse
  157. E46 320d water in oil??
  158. Part number needed for gasket.
  159. 330i eibach pro kit springs on a 330d
  160. 320d engine codes?
  161. Sunroof Motor
  162. USB diagnostic cable
  163. E46 330ci Sport Auto Transmission Noise
  164. 2002 318i oil leak issue
  165. 3 Lights, partially resolved...... though I need some advice I think
  166. Dodgy Spekers...
  167. Air con/electric fan
  168. wHAT ENGINE DO I HAVE....
  169. ccv on it's way out?
  170. i want to install cruise control on e46
  171. E46 business tape - aux input adapter
  172. E46 320Ci M54 Red oil light(flickering) on idle
  173. N42 engine dull knocking with revs
  174. 320d white smoke on accelaration
  175. Can you use crc maf cleaner on o2 sensors and how often do you guys clean them?
  176. 2003 320d aut. - Another excessively vibrating diesel at idle
  177. E46 2002 330CI CONVERTIBLE engine managment light on
  178. 211 llfs error at the mechanical
  179. Judder in 1st gear?
  180. E46 320d coupe msport
  181. Which Engine Oil?
  182. Coilovers
  183. Aux input on my bmw radio tape head 2000 or 2001 E46 320D
  184. BMW 320i Front grill ID
  185. Camshaft sensor wiring
  186. PDC beeping at roundabout in neurtral?
  187. Fuel vacuum hose and no vacuum leak when removed
  188. crank shaft pully cost to replace with hand pully 2002 e46 320d
  189. top strut mount
  190. Oil Level Sensor
  191. Annoying noise.
  192. 2005 E46 318Ci N46 Oil Leak Part Unknown can anyone help identify please?
  193. 2000 E46 320d - Help Identifying Red & Black Hose
  194. Hot air sometimes ?
  195. E46 Fuel tank leaking - Question with regards to the tank housing - Picture included
  196. E46 318CI N42 Cutting out
  197. 2003 E46 Uneaven front disc wear
  198. 2004 320d e46 lumpy idle but only when stationary !
  199. 2005 e46 330Ci - front wing
  200. 2003 E46 325ti - Various issues with fuel gauge
  201. Keys and Key Fobs
  202. Got My Wheels
  203. Headlight 2004 Touring
  204. 230d se 2004 workshop manual ?
  205. E46 Seats
  206. Is teering column same on coupe as compact?
  207. '03 320ci (M5422b) 5 speed - BMW Short Shift?
  208. Cold start misfiring
  209. E46 316i SE Electrical Buzzing Sound from Passenger Side
  210. 2001 2.2 exhaust cam sensor different size?
  211. 2002 e46 325ci - wrong drive belt tensioner?
  212. MOT failure HID help on a 320D
  213. Traction problems
  214. 19" alloys on 330ci
  215. Angel Eyes Energized Customs
  216. 2001 e46 (M43) front spring replacement - UNABLE TO FIND THE RIGHT WAY TO PUT SHOCK ABSORBER BACK, PLEASE HELP!
  217. 2002 E46 320d - Another Black Smoke Thread
  218. What Next?
  219. Couple of problems roof and dash lights not working
  220. Lower steering coupler
  221. 2005 e46 318i - this product any good for my diff?
  222. BMW E46 Running issues, 2.2 M Sport 2003
  223. 318i overheating need help
  224. 2004 / 320d little bit of white smoke and rough idle
  225. Grinding Noise. Please Help
  226. E46 3 series air compressor pump
  227. E90 rims on an E46, steel vs aluminium rims
  228. E46 318i '99 (M43 B19) - Headgasket removed, but looks okay?
  229. Could tyres be at fault?
  230. 2004 E46 316i - No start engine
  231. 320d - turbo spewing oil into inlet piping!
  232. 2001 e46 330i auto piston lock
  233. Traction and handbrake warning light
  234. 2001 E46 330i a good second hand car?
  235. BMW 318ci 2.0l - engine codes, rough idle
  236. Xenon headlight upgrade advice requested
  237. E46 Mass Air Flow Sensor
  238. My mot passed yay but how good was it?
  239. 2003 E46 M3 - Misfire
  240. Business tape unit not working e46 compact
  241. correct e46 diff bush orientation???
  242. door lock actuator
  243. inpa codes 2745 and 2742
  244. 2001 E46 Rain sensor error Adaptation at window not possible
  245. 316i Touring. All doors lock apart from drivers which looks locked.
  246. BMW E46 318i Vibration on Idle and battery light
  247. 2001 BMW e46 330ci extremly rough idol after vanos seal change
  248. Still having this idle issue m43
  249. Engine not running good
  250. 2005 e46 318i - few bits i need help with please