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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I'm looking to buy a z3, will be my first BMW so need a little help. I definetaly want the 1.9 for insurance and running costs (don't judge me! lol) and just want some more info I've read some of the buying guides and problems with them. So far I've know the rear subframe can come apart but...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, after what seems to be ages of error free driving (even passing its MOT) My 1999 BMW 318i E46 1.9L seems to have a fault. For the past few days after my commute home from work once the car has been parked up on the drive and the engine turned off I get the oil check light coming...
  3. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hello everyone I am a newbie to the forum and have been the owner of a much loved 1.9 Z3 for the last couple of years. Which I let the other half use to commute and is my weekend James Bond toy! :cool The problem is I managed to jinx myself two weeks ago. The AA membership was coming up for...
  4. Quarry Motors - BMW Specialists
    hi there was wondering if you could point me in the right direction im in need of a engine e46 1.9 complete engine not just block clutch not needed though but everything else i do hopefully low as possible mileage as mine in garage now its like a vibration noise as if something broke off and...
  5. Introductions
    Hi, I have just bought this car. When it runs on tickover it keeps dropping to about 600 rpms. I have adjusted it by tightening the screw so it idles at 1000rpm but it keeps dropping down. Also I have noticed when I first start it it seems to struggle for the first couple of miles until it...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi everyone!! While my car is warming up it makes a loud tappeting noise that fades in and out and is really annoying, you can hear it now and again once the engine has warmed up. Also you can hear it less when I gun it and seems to dissapear faster. The car has done 92000 miles but has no...
  7. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi I've seen these and am tempted to buy... http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320525146312&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT ...anybody had any experience with the Depo units? Good/bad? Seller says they are UK legal and require no mods to fit so they seem ideal. Also, this is my...
  8. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Recently my alarm key fob has not been turning the alarm on or off when I press the button. The fob itself has a new battery and casing/buttons etc a few months ago and worked fine until just 2 weeks ago. The little red light activates when I press the button so I don't think it is a problem...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Does anyone know what this part is for (See images below)? It sucks air in quite hard but doesn't connect to anything. Seems strange to me.
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I was wondering if anybody could help me? I have a 1999 E46 318 1.9 Petrol Manual that is losing power when driving at revs of 3,500. Up to this point it is slightly sluggish, but the problem is really noticable at 3,500. The engine power seems to just disappear and once that has happened, it...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I was wondering if anybody could help me? I have a 1999 E46 318 1.9 Petrol Manual that is losing power when driving at revs of 3,500. Up to this point it is slightly sluggish, but the problem is really noticable at 3,500. The engine power seems to just disappear and once that has happened, it...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    2000 E36 316i Compact 1.9 idle and fuel problem(FIXED) Hello again, Im at the end of my tether with my motor! As reported in my last post my Compact has a problem idleing. one moment idle is fine,next its 1000 rpm then could be struggling to tick over. Fuel economy is down (around 20mpg)...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi. Have a 98 E46 318 1.9 manual. Car has been throwing water out, bursting hoses and split the header tank. changed stat and w/pump to no avail. Have stripped the head off now and it shows no sign of gasket failure. I'm being told by several people that these engines are well known for the...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi there everyone, this is my first post on this forum so be kind. I'm Dave, 17, passed my test on 04/11/09, brought my 316i Compact on 08/11/09. Here she is in the Black Mountains: She's the 1.9 Single Cam Model Anyway, After reaching a 1000 miles with her yesterday...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, Can anyone help with yet another problem with my Compact. When the engine is cold and I set off, I experiance the engine misfiring. This lasts about 2 minutes. When stationary it idles fine its just when im accelerating or or when its under load. Im thinking plug leads or coil failing...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys...can someone confirm as to how much pressure should be in the cooling system please? (just a rule of thumb!) Mine are fairly firm and a bit concerned that something ain't right! Had a new pump,thermostat, no leaks, heaters fine, temp gauge normal, fan kicks in, had the head tested twice...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    ok i got some oil form eurocarparts as the store is only down the road from me. i am driving a bmw e46 318ci 1.9 the oil there give me for the Engine. (5w30 Longlife VAG Fully Syn 5Ltr) but the thing is whan looked at...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, can someone tell me whats involved in changing the camshaft sensor on the above compact please? and when changed over does anything have to be set up again? thanks.
  19. Emaps Performance Shop
    Hi, I would be interested in the remap of my 318is M44 1.9. How much is the cost? Thanks Gee
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    First post on here and unfortunatly its a problem post :frown I have a 1999 E46 1.9 single cam that has clocked up a few miles. I have repaired most of the problems with the car but this morning while taking the misses to work, My car decided to stall on a majorly busy road,outside her work...
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