2000 330i e46 Oil Light

Notices
 

Thread: 2000 330i e46 Oil Light

Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. 2000 330i e46 Oil Light 
    #1
    BMW Crazed
    Car Details
    jason1121's Car Details
    Model of Car:
    M5
    Year of Manufacture:
    2002
    Transmission Type:
    manual
    Car Body Type:
    Saloon
    jason1121's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Greenock,Scotland.
    Posts
    171
    Thanks
    44
    Thanked 16 Times in 16 Posts
    the oil light comes on just after i've started the car and goes out after a few seconds,the light is yellow not red any ideas.my car is an e46 330ci.
     
     

  2. Remove Advertisements
    BimmerForums.co.uk
    Advertisements
     

  3.  
    #2
    BMW Guru
    Car Details
    Deano16v's Car Details
    Model of Car:
    745i
    Year of Manufacture:
    2003
    Transmission Type:
    Auto
    Car Body Type:
    Saloon

    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Kent
    Posts
    3,632
    Thanks
    652
    Thanked 1,154 Times in 1,001 Posts
    it means low oil level, common for failing though. how is your oil level?
     
     

  4.  
    #3
    BFuk Legend
    Car Details
    steve23002's Car Details
    Model of Car:
    530i Sport
    Year of Manufacture:
    2002
    Transmission Type:
    Auto
    Car Body Type:
    Saloon
    steve23002's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Buckingham
    Posts
    11,712
    Thanks
    8,589
    Thanked 8,379 Times in 5,803 Posts
    As Deano said....
    If your oil level is at the Max and the light is on, the sensor in the sump has failed. IIRC the sensor is about £95 from BMW......
     
     

  5. Remove Advertisements
    BimmerForums.co.uk
    Advertisements
     

  6.  
    #4
    BMW Crazed
    Car Details
    jason1121's Car Details
    Model of Car:
    M5
    Year of Manufacture:
    2002
    Transmission Type:
    manual
    Car Body Type:
    Saloon
    jason1121's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Greenock,Scotland.
    Posts
    171
    Thanks
    44
    Thanked 16 Times in 16 Posts
    the level is at max.
     
     

  7.  
    #5
    Bimmer Fan
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Middlesex
    Posts
    11
    Thanks
    1,817
    Thanked 7,115 Times in 5,338 Posts
    Then it is a faulty oil level sensor like Steve mentioned.
     
     

  8.  
    #6
    BMW Guru
    Car Details
    Ronnie's Car Details
    Model of Car:
    See above
    Year of Manufacture:
    Never too old, never too new
    Transmission Type:
    Always manual
    Car Body Type:
    Usually 5 doors
    Ronnie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Bournemouth, Dorset.
    Posts
    20,394
    Thanks
    6,198
    Thanked 7,051 Times in 5,322 Posts
    Euros or GSF do them

    As well as C3BMW http://www.c3bmw.co.uk/StockItem.asp...&Item=unassign
     
     

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to Ronnie For This Useful Post:

    jason1121 (30-05-2009)

Tags for this Thread

View Tag Cloud

Posting Permissions
  • You may post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts