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  1. Just how difficult is changing a front brake calliper (if your a noob)?
  2. oil filter housing issue, 2000 e46 M43 engine
  3. Changed window regulator on 330ci
  4. 2002 E46 320D - Roug Idle, Low Power - Fault Codes - Glow Pug/Fuel Inj. Activation and Rail Pressure
  5. BMW 318ci N42 engine, wiring to cam sensors?
  6. E46 Alarm - Locking by inserting key vs Pressing button
  7. Anyone ever change oil sump gasket?
  8. 2004 330cd Auto - Flex plate/Flywheel shattered, anyone had this before?
  9. 330 on 110k, preventative maintenance check list advice
  10. 2003 330d 204hp HOT Rough Idle
  11. 2001 320i - Rear Diff Bushing and/or Subframe Bushings?
  12. 325ci 2002 intake leak/whistle noise.
  13. 318i e46 m43 1.9 plastic oil dipstick piece broke
  14. What is this cable called and what is it for?!
  15. BMW E46 318Ci Engine wont starts but cranks!
  16. Just done a full coolant flush now I have a radiator hose leak!
  17. e46 front bumper
  18. Correct Tensioner for E46
  19. 320d xDrive transfer box judder problems **HELP**
  20. 330CD Rail Pressure Fluctuating
  21. 325ci 2002 upper timing chain tensioner
  22. brake warning lights
  23. e 46 facelift coupe fog light removel
  24. E46 330i Self adjusting clutch help
  25. E46 2002 BMW 318i 109000 miles. Break Pipe MOT fail + Oil filter broken
  26. 2002 316ti Compact Window Switch replacement, help needed
  27. 2002 E46 320 td, error 4501 and 4507 EGR valve.
  28. Power steering oil down you change it? E46 2002
  29. E46 auto 2001 2.5ci has the cog gearbox warning light permanently on Help required
  30. E46 323i vibration only when accelerating hard...
  31. Steering wheel creek noise
  32. E46 Coupe 2.3i (2000) - Airbag light on with fault code "Control nit fault, A/D Convertor"
  33. E46 Coupe 2.3i (2000). Boot not releasing with key fob or via boot handle
  34. 318ci won't run and backfires from engine
  35. 325ci 2002 engine rattle.
  36. Help with ODB readings. Car running like dirt
  37. No Fuel in Common Rail e46 320D
  38. E46 key fob circuit
  39. 323ci revs drop
  40. 2000 E46 330d - 565 Boost Pressure / 7728 Charge-air pressure control
  41. E46 320D Injector Sealing issues
  42. E46 325i coupe diff noise
  43. 2000 E46 330d - Injector Hold Down Bolts - Stripped Threads Blind Tapped Hole
  44. 2001 316 ti
  45. 318ti PArking Sensors/pdc
  46. *HELP* E46 touchscreen sat nav?
  47. 2001, 330d tourer, suspension help
  48. 320D vacuum problems?
  49. E46 323i Coupe 2000 - Unable to unlock doors and boot with key fob
  50. swirl flap removal and fault code p1427
  51. 2004 E46 330cd suspension replacement
  52. 325ci 2002 slight screeching noise. Possibly vanos?
  53. Urgent help needed!!
  54. 2000 E46 330i - door chime / headlight on sound missing !!
  55. how do you replace the belt tensioner?
  56. 2000 323i convertible roof issue.
  57. Need help to quit smoking :-(
  58. BMW 318i 03 Saloon. Rough Idle, Vibrating and lack of power. Help please.
  59. Diff question
  60. Urgent Help needed 330 D Sport Auto
  61. 2004 E46 325ci chaging struts and shocks + springs with genuine BMW parts...
  62. 2005 E46 320d exhaust holder broken
  63. HID lights..
  64. Power loss around right hand corners
  65. 2005 330cd Convertible, which intercooler?
  66. 320d E46 Touring rear grinding noise
  67. 2004 e46 318ci new owner and need to ask some engine related questions
  68. In Regards to Coil Packs. Do They Either Work or Do Not Work?
  69. acceptable replacement for delphi ignition coils
  70. At what rpm should the auto shift up?
  71. How easy should a differential rotate by hand?
  72. Error fault code reader-can anyone recommend a suitable one?
  73. E46 330d Touring Auto - MPG
  74. 2004 320i No Neutral Gear After Transmission Change
  75. E46 skirting falling is that a common fault?
  76. E46 325i Sport - WHICH CALIPER for front driver side........54mm or 57mm or ?
  77. Jump/thud when selecting D or R
  78. 2003 318i Touring - Oil leak, rough idle, cutting out, low rev hesitation and rattle - ALL FIXED!
  79. Forcing I/M Readiness Monitors on Siemens MS42
  80. 2005 E46 330 - DSC and Brake warning lights lit up yellow simultaneously while driving
  81. Bmw e46 320 compact turbo
  82. When do injectors need to eb replaced on e46 2002 320ci sport - car done 111000 or so?
  83. Parking Sensors 318TI
  84. Unlocks + Opens Boot but DOESN'T LOCK!
  85. Replacing crankshaft pulley with a larger diameter pulley?
  86. BMW PA SOFT OBD2 Scanner version 1.4.0-is it accurate enough?
  87. Remove Whitter Tow Bar
  88. 330ci Limp mode, ASC + EML
  89. Timing problem N42B20 (SOLVED)
  90. DSC suddenly become over-zealous. But only when turning left!
  91. CCV replacement
  92. Camshaft sensor error 27BB
  93. High knock sensor reading
  94. E46 Seat swap
  95. 2002 E46 330D Sport - Automatic Box Problem?
  96. Will standard E46 arms and bushes fit M Sport 2001 coupe?
  97. 1992 BMW 320i (E46) Flickering red low oil light
  98. weird grinding noise when going over bumps with people in the back
  99. HAAS or Bosch Ignition Coils.
  100. head gasket or somthing else? advice needed please
  101. 2000 E46 330d Saloon No Turbo Boost immediately after starting engine
  102. Sorry - another question about rear wiper on a Touring .....
  103. car wont start
  104. Taking the dash apart to put an mp3 player into the secret compartment behind the gear stick
  105. 1999 E46 left side turn signal problem
  106. 2000 e46 touring rear wiper and washer not working
  107. E46 320d Touring Limp mode and cutting out when under load
  108. Grooved discs r just normal ones can't decide
  109. E46 316ti 1.8 Idle issues- solved
  110. 2001 E46 318i M43 Engine. Rockers and Slipper Pads?
  111. Engine Warning light on 325i 2003
  112. E46 320Cd Turbo Problem
  113. E46 touring rear wiper, washer and split tail lock issue
  114. 320d rattle ideas. all bushes replaced
  115. E46 316TI N42 Engine slight hunting/rough idle any pointers would be welcome
  116. E46 Central locking/key programme - headache!
  117. E46 330D '01 Instrument and starter issue
  118. E46 Headlamp Washer Relay Location?
  119. 2004 E46 316ti-Wierd tech issue
  120. Guidance needed on e46 316ti compact engine
  121. 2002 E46 320vi - right door barrel broken spinning key? ebay fixit xervice
  122. 325i Oil sump gasket replacement
  123. bmw folding mirrors problem
  124. e46 320Cd 2005 (possibly facelift model??) Wing mirror ribbon type?
  125. near side brake light and brake light in boot lid failure HELP!!
  126. 1999 323i back fire on cold start
  127. 2003 E46 330ci - Replacing brake lines/pipes (not the flexible rubber hoses).
  128. E46 320D 2003 - Car Takes a long time to start when hot. help?
  129. Hoses - is this the beginning of the end?
  130. glow plug trouble
  131. 320d struggling to start when warm/hot (SOLVED)
  132. Aftermarket e46 head unit
  133. 330d charge air tube monitoring fault - help!
  134. Buying E46, 318 petrol vs 320 diesel - reliability, economy and comfort
  135. when the ignition is turned on the rear wiper engages😡
  136. O2 Sensor Values in INPA (5.02) for 2004 E46 318ci
  137. 320d noisy timing chain
  138. 316 TI (2002) Standing still for 7 years. (more or less)
  139. Leaking washer bottle system on 320i E46 converible right hand drive
  140. OBD port has no 12v
  141. Before you buy a 320d 136bhp read this. E46.
  142. new to forum and new to bmw
  143. 2000 E46 330i - camshaft/crankshaft weird issues ?
  144. 320d Power and Idle Problems
  145. Shake RATTLE and Roll
  146. E46 won't rev beyond 2000 rpm. No EML.
  147. BMW Tools INPA/Ediabas and so on..
  148. 2002 320d front end knocking.
  149. Crazy hesitaton. Totally insane fault
  150. Possible culprit for grid-controlled cooling errors.
  151. Broken line on MAF not sure what it is?
  152. e46 323ci 1999 - Fuel Gauge Always Read 1/2 Tank
  153. E46 320d still using some oil after turbo and breather swap
  154. 330d auto gearbox problems?...
  155. E46 330 - Wildly fluctuating oil levels
  156. ECU problems help needed! , 320D Facelift
  157. 318ti 2002
  158. 2000 E46 323 CON Correct battery
  159. Oil usage & leak
  160. Oil usage & leak
  161. Possible head gasket fail or something else?
  162. e46 330i maf recommendations
  163. 2000 E46 330i Touring- remote central locking issue
  164. 318ti 2002 Rocker Cover Gasket and Pads and Discs
  165. E46 convertible cloth sports seats
  166. 2004 M54 330i Air Intake Temp
  167. E46 Couple Pre facelift (2000) rear indicator light ground issue
  168. 2004 e46 330i M54 error codes
  169. Help Needed - Noise from fuel pump?
  170. E46 330cd auto intermittent rumbling/booming noise while accelerating.
  171. 325i Oil leak on the bottom
  172. Steering squeal
  173. Compact E46 Rear Wiper starts when I start the car
  174. Inpa and airbag
  175. 1999 323ci Boot loom 8 broken wires - Reverse, boot release and boot interior lamps fix
  176. Knocking Noise and brake pulse 323ci
  177. M43 conversion to electronic throttle
  178. 323ci 1999 Brake Lights Always On Fuse Issue.
  179. 2005 M54 330 - cold start vibration and engine rattle
  180. 2003 E46 320 Ci Window switches - difference?
  181. Need help, stumped, Rear end shudder/vibration under load when warm in 1st and 2nd
  182. K-Seal?
  183. abs/tcs module replacement - 2001 e46 325
  184. E46 2001 318i 2.0 - Traction control/handbrake light don't illuminate, no TC/DSC
  185. BMW 330CD 2006 and 11 Errors, lets talk about the solution?
  186. E46 2002 320td - getting to know my engine!
  187. Low on power inpa readings
  188. fsr replacement is making me scream!!!!!!
  189. 2001 320i - Alternator Noise
  190. Pdc e46 2002 318ti
  191. GM5, or door sensor issues? Please help.
  192. Another Cooling Post - Post expansion tank replacement steam from expansion tank
  193. 330 Touring boot hinge / brake judder / noisy on motorway!
  194. Clicking/Clonking when steering ??
  195. 330ci - Rear spings question
  196. 325i Sport Help
  197. Free Loader, Part never seen before
  198. Which thermostat manufacturer??
  199. BMW 320D E46 Timing Cover Oil Seal
  200. e46 320d - Bad battery causing rough idle?
  201. BMW 318D Potential Purchase - DPF advice sought
  202. 330Ci Warning lights and potential issues....
  203. E46 330 Coupe Transmission Problems
  204. BMW 320D E46 Dead Climate Control Unit
  205. 320D ES TOURING 2004 - main beam tell tale light not working
  206. M47 320D On Going Boost Issue, Please HELP
  207. Clutch problem
  208. 318ti 2002 urgent help please oil
  209. 2001 318 Judder
  210. E46 wing mirror cover
  211. E46 325i steering issue
  212. 318 N42 TDC camshaft locking
  213. How to weld diff?
  214. 318ti 2002 tailpipe
  215. E46 Front Emblem Badge
  216. e46 320d 110kw engine defect-video
  217. 2002 320d 4th + 5th gear really poor on power
  218. Light switch, Is this right
  219. Using Torque LIte on E46 M54 320
  220. 2004 320d engine help!
  221. 2004 320d - Swirl flap failure. - It really does happne then
  222. E46 325ti sports exhaust
  223. 2003 325i tire wear
  224. e46 325 2001 - rocker cover purchase
  225. Help finding part
  226. Have you ever seen an N42 oil leak like this ?
  227. E46 318i convertible remote locking not working
  228. Wings
  229. bely tensioner rattle
  230. e46 320d high pressure pump problem
  231. 2002 E46 330d - Rear Diff Rebuild
  232. Oem or Aftermarket gaskets on 318 N42 ?
  233. e46 SSG/SMGI gearbox fault
  234. lambda sensor
  235. Body control module fault...or is it ?
  236. M54 330 engine oil - does it need to be LL01 or 04 approved ?
  237. 1999 316i rear door wiring harness
  238. 318ti e46 2002
  239. E46 SE suspension with uprated anti-roll bars - Any experiences?
  240. 325i hesitation possible fix
  241. BMW E46 rotaional noise from front right wheel area
  242. E46 320d M47N Auxiliary tensioner replacement
  243. 2004 E46 325ci car won't move while engaging/releasing clutch?
  244. 318i E46 N42B20 Inlet manifold gaskets.
  245. 330d 184 rough idle engine shaking directly linked to coolant heater
  246. Headlights on a saloon
  247. Where is my manual boot release
  248. Smoking exhaust question
  249. What are these parts in the n42 engine bay ?
  250. Engine Running Lean P0171/P0174 and P1083/P1085