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  1. 2000 E46 330i, Help, my rear is leaning 
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    Hi
    Can any body help ? i have a 2000 330ci coupe and have noticed that it is sitting lower on the drivers side rear than the other (and before you say anything its not when im in the car )
    I have not long had the car and i was told it had sport suspension as it sits low anyway , i have only noticed this problem over the last few days and i am worried its going to cost a fortune to fix .
    could it be a spring or something ??
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    Can you get some pics or be more specific on how much lower it is than the other side. It could be a knackered shock or spring, have you hit a pothole or curb recently?

    Best thing to do is jack up the car, take off the wheel and have a look.

    Repair cost wise, worst case scenario its £50 for a shock and £40 for a spring. Cheaper if you buy 2nd hand.
     
     

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    the 3 series sit lower on one side to compensate for the weight of the driver
    unfortunately they only do this for the left hand drive versions and they dont change it for the right hand drive versions
    however if it is sitting alot lower one one side you could have a broken spring
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    Hi. will jack it up when i get chance , the car sits about an inch to inch and a half lower on the drivers side
     
     

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