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    Hello new on hear & would like some help for my 2002 e46 318 ci se coupe my lights on my dash decided to stop working but on the outside there OK indicators fog full beam all work just does not tell me inside the car, then my engine management light came on but car still ran fine , i took it to a local garage who put it on there diagnostic & came up with 7 error codes .
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    the garage have not a clue to some of these other than an air leak somewhere so i used this forum & got some help from other people who had similar problems to help reset 1 fault it was said to disconnect the battery for 2 hours to reset it which i did but now my car wont star i check the fusses & all are ok any help will be very much appreciated
     
     

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    just had car on a diagnostic machine a snap on 1 nothing he then put it on a custom 1 still nothing he has told me what ever problem are there he does not know, as the ecu is not working now or is a sleep which is why it wont start he recommend taking it to bmw but if it need a new ecu that about £1000 +, any other ideas or option are there that wont cost the earth
     
     

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    When you say it doesn't start, does it crank over, but won't fire, or is there nothing at all when you turn the key?
     
     

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    it cranks over but no spark took the spark plug out there ok going to look at the ignition relay if i can find out which 1 it is,iv sorted my dash light problem had a bad connection on my front speaker of all things which stop the lights on my dash from working but there ok & stereo sound good just got to get it 2 start
     
     

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    When you switch the ignition on, do you have +12V at the green wire at the coils
     
     

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    recheck everything again took out relay & but back, unplug ecu for 5mins try starting would not try again would not then i try a jump start ! did not think it would work but car sprang into life do not know how we did it but it start & is running like a dream stop it ,& restart first time im happy again .
     
     

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