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  1. clattering rear Brake Pads. Been told Worn Carriers are the cause
  2. 325ci exhaust size
  3. Brown smoke from a petrol engine????
  4. P0174 & P0161 Codes... HELP!
  5. 320D Radiator Fan Not Turning Off
  6. bmw e46, Is mine a sport or not?
  7. 2005 BMW 325i warning light
  8. 2002 E46 Compact Drivers Window Regulator Help Needed
  9. Electric engine fan not working
  10. E46 330ci driveshafts
  11. 325ti sport removing rear bumper
  12. 2002 BMW E46 N42 rough idle and stall after CCV replaced with oil catch can
  13. E46 330d 2004 injector problem
  14. E46 320d - Supporting engine while replacing mounts
  15. Catalytic converter removal?
  16. Front Wheel hubs - are they all the non M3's the same?
  17. HELP! 1998 E46 318i Fault code list
  18. E46 head gasket question?
  19. E46 compact changing front indicator
  20. 2002 320d e46 starting issue and dde light on under load (pre supply fuel pump and filter already fitted)
  21. Heat gauge in red and autobox warning on
  22. 325ti undertray and arch liners?
  23. Something broken during BMW recall fix
  24. 318i 2.0 2003 n42b20a am I wasting my time and my money?
  25. 2005 E46 320CD Temperature gauge unstable
  26. Coolant light came on - checked exp. tank level , all gone.
  27. 318i e46 m43 1.9 rpm problem
  28. E46 318i Poor running, hesitation fix!
  29. M57 D30TÜ Swirl flaps, unsure if removed or not
  30. PDC Unit
  31. M43TUB19 Knock sensor locations
  32. E46 320d - Intermittent starting / Fluctuating idle revs
  33. E46 320D M47TUD20, fuel injectors question
  34. 2 Key issue, may seem like a silly question
  35. 2000 E46 330d - 4496 Rail-pressure plausibility / 2550 Rail Pressure control at start
  36. E46 330d engine upgrades
  37. 325ci randomly loosing power
  38. 2000 316i car hot but not overheating
  39. 316ti engine rebuild
  40. e46 regulator motor pin, is it from another car
  41. 1998 E46 328i Tail light madness
  42. 2003 E46 330d M57N (vacuum actuated turbo) - solved - power loss below 3000RPM
  43. 20d facelift - Fault on all glow plugs - recently changed controller and checked plugs
  44. Coolant Leak, Not Overheating ? 318ti
  45. Temperature sensor fault????
  46. Gearbox Upgrade 318i
  47. EML light help please!
  48. 15 year old 325ci (e46) convertible - prep for a long journey
  49. Who can reset ecu tuning back to original?
  50. 330ci e46 Convertible roof does not open. Red Flashing light.
  51. 05 E46 RPM rise and fall at low speed
  52. E46 2003 facelift - Reprogram ECU after battery change?
  53. BMW 318CI E46 2004 coupe, help and advice needed
  54. POWER STEERING MAKING A NOISE - 330Ci - 91,000 miles
  55. BMW 318ti SE Compact Auto 2004
  56. BMWE46 Shirts
  57. Help me identify this piece (Convertible)
  58. N42 Low compression on 3rd cylinder
  59. Sluggish 320d buying advice
  60. Lack of power pre 2k
  61. BMW 320d help please!
  62. 2004 e46 Valvetronic motor replacement for codes 2A67 2A6B
  63. 320d really sluggish
  64. BMW 320d loss of power and low acceleration
  65. e46 e18ci convertible 2004 dsc and handbrake yellow light on / pressure sensor 1
  66. 2006 E46 318 Ci M sport - new engine advice sought please.
  67. What parts do I need for a complete rear suspension refresh?
  68. Suspension rebuild advice inc raising ride height
  69. Changing Headlights
  70. Slight Pressure release Sound from Expansion tank after 12 hours Parked.
  71. E46 330D 1600-2000 RPM stutter / hesitation on light throttle
  72. M43 - A brass piece fell out when changing water pump - what is it?
  73. 2003 330ci Auto transmission fluid change
  74. Bmw N42 cam gears inlet/exhaust "Vanos"
  75. 2002 E46 2.0 CI with P0011 and P0366 fault codes
  76. Erisin europe are thieves!!!
  77. 330D fuel rail sensor connector
  78. Must the boot always be locked I am fed up of having to unlock
  79. 2005 320CI Sport Loud Squeal when hot... Help!
  80. Cooling fan replaced, failed again!!
  81. Famous steptronic thud when slowing down and main dealer aaaaagh
  82. Mist on Windows after air conditioning use
  83. 2000 E46 330d Operating hours issues
  84. Transmission light help .. Sensor?
  85. 2004 E46 320D - Intermittent none start after engine reaches temperature.
  86. 318i E46 Starter Motor??
  87. My experience with common issues on 2002 E46 325i
  88. 325ci 2002 intake whistle problem resolved
  89. Mats!
  90. 2001 E46 325Ci M Sport - Eliminating steering wobble at 55+mph
  91. 2004 E46 325ci koni FSD shocks & struts + stock sport springs versus Eibach Prokit
  92. 320d pre face
  93. Good price for a 330ci 2004
  94. 2003 330Ci stalls on opening throttle
  95. 330ci sport or se?
  96. E46 320d engine change like for like
  97. Correct oil and low red oil light
  98. How do you get to the Shift lock solenoid connector on a 2.5 auto
  99. 318I idle issues
  100. CCV and DISA replacement M54 330
  101. Frameless Windows and noise - is this unavoidable?
  102. 318Ci oil leak possibly from water pump or above??
  103. Selective Mass Adjustments not fluctuating at idle
  104. 2004 E46 316ti Compact N46 broken pipe nipple on inlet
  105. BMW E46 N42 Catch can
  106. What alloys have I got?
  107. Can I use a different automatic gearbox?? 318i E46
  108. Car won't crank after conversion HELP!!!!
  109. Steering wheel creak / squeak
  110. 2002 E46 325ti *UPDATE* found source of lumpy idle/misfire
  111. 320d steering knock, what do you think?
  112. Auto Gearbox swap - 4 speed to 5 speed
  113. Should I buy back my e46 @ 149,000 miiles?
  114. P1765 - CAN Throttle Valve HELP!
  115. E46 330d touring front suspension
  116. e46 drinking oil
  117. Help! Coolant problem
  118. 318i torque converter and input shaft seal
  119. E46 rear floorpan fracture?
  120. 2000 318i m43, P0170 code!!!!
  121. 2004 E46 cranks but won't start, blue relay ?
  122. E46 330d Rail pressure Fluctuating, HELP PLEASE??
  123. Break & fog light problem
  124. 2001 320d E46 (136 hp) diesel injector pump
  125. 325ci 2002 diagnosis
  126. E46 diamond remote key diy
  127. BMW E46 Clubsport alloys vs MV2 dilemma.
  128. Replacing spark plugs in my e46
  129. E46 (all models) - I like free fixes - oil level warning light solved (I hope)
  130. BMW Gearbox Issues
  131. Coding an '02 E46 - where and what?
  132. uneven brake pad wear/squeek
  133. Water dripping off N42 Timing Chain Tensioner
  134. 2001 E46 325Ci - No A/C after battery replacement
  135. 330ci hissing noise from engine bay
  136. Convertible roof only works with engine off.
  137. HELP!!!
  138. Stalling,momentary loss of power....325ci m54
  139. 2001 320i - Replace Rear Subframe Bushes or Nah?
  140. 2005 E46 330Ci - valve cover gasket replacement
  141. 255 rear wheels and spacers
  142. 271A Oxygen Sensor Before cat. Bank 1 - Signal
  143. 330i DISA question
  144. Random Missfire
  145. High MAF reading below 2500RPM 330D
  146. Beep. traction , abs , handbrake lit up. Abs sensor was suspect
  147. 2003 E46 318i N42 MAF error
  148. Bmw e46 330ci OIL Inside Water Tank Not OverHeating, Oil level stable Water Level Stable
  149. PDC sensor removal
  150. 2004 E46 316ti Compact N46 engine oil filter cap wrench
  151. BMW E46 03/2001 M47D20 Won´t start
  152. Reset Throttle Adaptions and Fuel Air Adaptations?
  153. 2002 325ci bloody whistle!
  154. E46 328i SE max wheel size?
  155. Does putting the car into drive with the brakes on put more gas into the engine than normal idle does?
  156. 318Ci faulty Camshaft Position sensor!
  157. thermostat drama's
  158. Just how difficult is changing a front brake calliper (if your a noob)?
  159. oil filter housing issue, 2000 e46 M43 engine
  160. Changed window regulator on 330ci
  161. 2002 E46 320D - Roug Idle, Low Power - Fault Codes - Glow Pug/Fuel Inj. Activation and Rail Pressure
  162. BMW 318ci N42 engine, wiring to cam sensors?
  163. E46 Alarm - Locking by inserting key vs Pressing button
  164. Anyone ever change oil sump gasket?
  165. 2004 330cd Auto - Flex plate/Flywheel shattered, anyone had this before?
  166. 330 on 110k, preventative maintenance check list advice
  167. 2003 330d 204hp HOT Rough Idle
  168. 2001 320i - Rear Diff Bushing and/or Subframe Bushings?
  169. 325ci 2002 intake leak/whistle noise.
  170. 318i e46 m43 1.9 plastic oil dipstick piece broke
  171. What is this cable called and what is it for?!
  172. BMW E46 318Ci Engine wont starts but cranks!
  173. Just done a full coolant flush now I have a radiator hose leak!
  174. e46 front bumper
  175. Correct Tensioner for E46
  176. 320d xDrive transfer box judder problems **HELP**
  177. 330CD Rail Pressure Fluctuating
  178. 325ci 2002 upper timing chain tensioner
  179. brake warning lights
  180. e 46 facelift coupe fog light removel
  181. E46 330i Self adjusting clutch help
  182. E46 2002 BMW 318i 109000 miles. Break Pipe MOT fail + Oil filter broken
  183. 2002 316ti Compact Window Switch replacement, help needed
  184. 2002 E46 320 td, error 4501 and 4507 EGR valve.
  185. Power steering oil down you change it? E46 2002
  186. E46 auto 2001 2.5ci has the cog gearbox warning light permanently on Help required
  187. E46 323i vibration only when accelerating hard...
  188. Steering wheel creek noise
  189. E46 Coupe 2.3i (2000) - Airbag light on with fault code "Control nit fault, A/D Convertor"
  190. E46 Coupe 2.3i (2000). Boot not releasing with key fob or via boot handle
  191. 318ci won't run and backfires from engine
  192. 325ci 2002 engine rattle.
  193. Help with ODB readings. Car running like dirt
  194. No Fuel in Common Rail e46 320D
  195. E46 key fob circuit
  196. 323ci revs drop
  197. 2000 E46 330d - 565 Boost Pressure / 7728 Charge-air pressure control
  198. E46 320D Injector Sealing issues
  199. E46 325i coupe diff noise
  200. 2000 E46 330d - Injector Hold Down Bolts - Stripped Threads Blind Tapped Hole
  201. 2001 316 ti
  202. 318ti PArking Sensors/pdc
  203. *HELP* E46 touchscreen sat nav?
  204. 2001, 330d tourer, suspension help
  205. 320D vacuum problems?
  206. E46 323i Coupe 2000 - Unable to unlock doors and boot with key fob
  207. swirl flap removal and fault code p1427
  208. 2004 E46 330cd suspension replacement
  209. 325ci 2002 slight screeching noise. Possibly vanos?
  210. Urgent help needed!!
  211. 2000 E46 330i - door chime / headlight on sound missing !!
  212. how do you replace the belt tensioner?
  213. 2000 323i convertible roof issue.
  214. Need help to quit smoking :-(
  215. BMW 318i 03 Saloon. Rough Idle, Vibrating and lack of power. Help please.
  216. Diff question
  217. Urgent Help needed 330 D Sport Auto
  218. 2004 E46 325ci chaging struts and shocks + springs with genuine BMW parts...
  219. 2005 E46 320d exhaust holder broken
  220. HID lights..
  221. Power loss around right hand corners
  222. 2005 330cd Convertible, which intercooler?
  223. 320d E46 Touring rear grinding noise
  224. 2004 e46 318ci new owner and need to ask some engine related questions
  225. In Regards to Coil Packs. Do They Either Work or Do Not Work?
  226. acceptable replacement for delphi ignition coils
  227. At what rpm should the auto shift up?
  228. How easy should a differential rotate by hand?
  229. Error fault code reader-can anyone recommend a suitable one?
  230. E46 330d Touring Auto - MPG
  231. 2004 320i No Neutral Gear After Transmission Change
  232. E46 skirting falling is that a common fault?
  233. E46 325i Sport - WHICH CALIPER for front driver side........54mm or 57mm or ?
  234. Jump/thud when selecting D or R
  235. 2003 318i Touring - Oil leak, rough idle, cutting out, low rev hesitation and rattle - ALL FIXED!
  236. Forcing I/M Readiness Monitors on Siemens MS42
  237. 2005 E46 330 - DSC and Brake warning lights lit up yellow simultaneously while driving
  238. Bmw e46 320 compact turbo
  239. When do injectors need to eb replaced on e46 2002 320ci sport - car done 111000 or so?
  240. Parking Sensors 318TI
  241. Unlocks + Opens Boot but DOESN'T LOCK!
  242. Replacing crankshaft pulley with a larger diameter pulley?
  243. BMW PA SOFT OBD2 Scanner version 1.4.0-is it accurate enough?
  244. Remove Whitter Tow Bar
  245. 330ci Limp mode, ASC + EML
  246. Timing problem N42B20 (SOLVED)
  247. DSC suddenly become over-zealous. But only when turning left!
  248. CCV replacement
  249. Camshaft sensor error 27BB
  250. High knock sensor reading