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  1. E90
    Hello this is my first time using this forum, I’d like to discuss some of the symptoms my 2006 318i N46 has. I bought the car thinking it was a starter motor problem however I later found out it was something deeper than that. I found oil in the eccentric shaft sensor, the engine struggles to...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    BMW 318es diesel. 2009 Hi hopefully some one can shed some light for me. First I have hooked it to computer but brings no faults up. when started and start to drive the car judders but when DTC is pressed it drives fantastic, been told it could be abs ring!? abs light does come on as well as...
  3. BMW Cars for Sale
    BMW 3 Series M Sport 318Ci 2003 E46 Grey – Spares or Repair MOT FAIL (for spares or repair) - I have owned the car since 2012 and bodywork, alloys and interior wise, it is in great condition for the age, and it was serviced as recently as September. However it has been running rough and it...
  4. BMW Cars for Sale
    Really Good condition. Come and have a look at E17 8HS. Going for £6,700 ONO. Comes with SatNav. Email me a [email protected] to arrange a viewing.
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I need to replace a leaking hose but not sure what its called. Its a small one that goes from round outlet on inlet manifold to the heater i think. Numbered 10 in pic
  6. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hello, I’ve successfully removed a destroyed N42 engine from my e46. Ive installed an M54 325 engine and box. After a little work with the gearbox linkage, front anti roll bar, exhaust etc, it’s running perfectly and has been for a while. The only thing left for me to do is to get the air con...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, Well after selling my E46 (330D) for an X5 (to tow) I realised how much I missed the former, so I've got my hands on another one, this time an 1999 E46 318. Over the weekend I've had a couple of coolant issues, which I'm struggling to cure. The first was the adapter that sits at the...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi I’m having troubles with my 318 n43 2009. It has a ruff idle and sometimes a misfire. When the car is cold it starts and idles fine after a short drive or long drive the idle is erratic. After restarting when warm it idles shit and sometimes I drive off and it misfires. If I turn it off then...
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All Have the following persistent error, cant seem to find much out about it, looks to me like an injector has been changed and some followup testing has not been completed, any ideas? 4909 4909 Mengendriftkompensation zurücksetzen Error counter: 1 Logistic counter: 40 Mileage...
  10. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hello guys. I have an F30 with the safety belt locked. I did not have an accident. The car has not suffered any shock. It just stuck after the last use. I can not run it. I tried to change his position, to pull it slightly, but he does not want to get out of his support. Is there a solution to...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    What are healthy voltages for knock sensors? I'm getting between 3-5 volts across all 4 cylinders showing on DIS, and I'm thinking this may be a little high? Richard
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, just putting a question out there as I need some help. I have a 55 plate 318ci coupe. Since I have had the car I have just problems with the cooling system. It’s had a new expansion tank and coolant temp sensor. However whilst driving the coolant light decides to flash on and off when it...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    E46 318 n42 2001 sedan So now my problem is that it smokes at takeoff after idle or stood idling at a trafic light so i disconected the vacuum line from the CCV on top of the intake manifold and plugged the intake manifold i saw some oil in the hose,so F-up CCV valve i started the car and out...
  14. Aquirement Day

    Aquirement Day

    The day i got the car, this is completely stock apart from the wheels. Lots of minor restoration jobs to be done before the tuning starts.
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Just got my car back from paint and the steering is making a slight noise and vibration when i turn. Didnt do it 3 weeks ago when i took it to paint. The noise will only happen if the car is on but i dont have to be moving for it to sound. It Sounds like there is air in the power steering...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Just a quick one, I've had a quick search but not found anything. My compact never seems to get up to temp, my old saloon sat on halfway on the gauge, and engine would be rather hot to the touch. But on my Compact I rarely see it above the blue. The needle does move, jumps to the start...
  17. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi all, I have recently bought a 1995 316i compact with a knackered engine, it is an M43. I have been offered a 1995 1.8 M43 for a good price here, and was just wondering what else I will need for the swap? The engine is complete with wiring loom and ECU, does anyone know if this will be a...
  18. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    hi guys, i just brought a 3 series 318i es first bmw. Proud:hihi anyway the passanger door lock does not work with the the remote control? i can open the door by opening the handle from inside, the rest of the locks are fine. what do you guys think im worried, got a rough quote from a garge...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Well like it says i am looking at putting an alarm in the car one that unlock the doors as well but as money is tight ,what should i go for for around £80 if anything is available thanks
  20. 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...
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