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  1. BMW 318ci 2005 2ltr need to replace thermastat and waterpump

    Please bear with me on this, my first time and i.m not navigating this site very well, if i.m doing something wrong correct me, I believe ther are info onthis site already but I cant seemto locate it, help would be great thanks Mackenzie,
  2. 2000 Z3 2Ltr - Hazard warning lights keep flashing!

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    When this first happened, I replaced the relay and thought that the fault was cured. However, it happened again after about a month and replacing the relay made no difference. The only way I can stop the hazard lights flashing is by removing the relay. I suspect that it may be something to do...
  3. 2003 E46 318 ci coupe 2ltr - trouble starting fuel problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello guys. I am not sure if anyone has had this happen before but last Monday my car decided it didn't want to start, had the AA come out and could not get it to start. But Thursday when I was gonna get relayed the next AA man managed to get the car started said it was the engine over flooded...
  4. 2011 series one 116 with 2ltr engine performance edition

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My stop /start is not working i have been to the dealer and they say it is because the battery is less than 85% charged,it starts ok and everything else is ok can anyone confirm what they say or is it a load of rubbish.
  5. Hey brand new BMW driver 2003 E46 coupe 2ltr N46

    Hello everyone I am new to the BMW world but previously was in the ford escort scene and shown the car at ford fair a few times but fancied a change. I managed to get my car on what I believe to be a good deal but she does have a few niggles. She has the engine management light Come on a few...
  6. New to me 2008 318i Es Touring 5 dr 2Ltr

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    looking to change my old 200 316i and have found a dealer with a 2008 318i Es Touring 5 dr 2Ltr for £8K. I have had a look but no test drive yet. Car is spotless and only 45K on the clock. Is this too good to be true and is there anything I need to look at specifically?
  7. 318ci se 2ltr red oil light

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi I've got a 2001 318ci se 2ltr n42 when I start it up from cold it makes quite a loud kind of rattling noise and the oil light goes red for a few seconds then goes yellow I know it needs a new oil level sensor. someone said it is low oil pressure if it is how do I solve it. it uses a lot of...
  8. engine revs fluctuating - 318ci 2ltr N42 engine

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys, I'd like to thank you for taking the time in reading this post. First things first, I was leaving work earlier, got in the car and never noticed anything strange, I set off, and the car seemed to be very jumpy at low speed/low revs (20 - 25mph/1500 -2000 revs) around that speed and...
  9. Z3 2ltr soft top excessive noise

    Hi everyone, i am new to any forum so please excuse if the way I put things is not correct. I have just bought a 1999 2.0 Z3 it drives extremely well and I am pleased but when driving over 50 mph there is a terrible whistling noise coming from the passenger side. the hood appears in good...
  10. 2002 E46 318 2ltr Dipstick

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just wondering if someone with a e46 318 2ltr could measure there dipstick for me as mine is rusty and I went to check the oil the other day and the plastic markers fell off. I bought a second hand one from quarry motors but it seems to be shorter.:D
  11. 2002 E46 318I 2ltr Possible Head Gasket Failure *cries*

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello There, General situation: Purchased said BMW private sale around 2 months ago for £2850 despite valuations being at £3000-3200. Then owner stated she was dropping price from valuations due to her wanted a quick sale, not cleaning it and slight bodywork damage. I couldn't spot any glaring...
  12. 2003 bmw 318 2ltr coughs and sputters after the car has warmed up

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi wondering if anyone can help my bmw 2003 318 keeps coughing and spluttering and looses revs then cuts out after she warms up and the revs will not go past 500rpm then she will start straight away or after a few minutes or if u leave for a couple of hrs or overnight then after few hrs or...
  13. Yes Collect my 2ltr 318 Se Thursday

    General BMW Discussions
    To say im excited is a slight understatement. Picking it up Thursday and having my private reg transferred at the local DVLA office at the same time. Here it is 318Se 2ltr Petrol 62k Full BMW s/h i believe it to have a sports upgrade pack Z pack or something is it defintely have 17" alloys...
  14. 1989 E30 320i con to 2ltr diesel

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Can any one help,is it poss to put a 2008 2ltr diesel along with a 6 speed box in a 1989 320i convertible,what mods would be req to the engine bay if any and would the 6 speed box need any mods to fit,also what about the loom can every thing be wired up. Sorrry for all the questions and i know...
  15. 2005 E46 318i - Spark plug question

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    E46 318i 2ltr 4 cylinder can anyone help me. i`m trying to get hold of spark plug gaps. new to this please help.