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  1. E46 Saloon 318ise in Titan silver 1999

    BMW Parts for Sale
    Breaking the above saloon, most parts available except the head. No lights on for seat occupancy sensors. ( Location Cornwall )
  2. BMW 318ise

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi I have a BMW 318ise automatic saloon 2003 e46 and I have just recently had a after market centre exhaust box fitted but my problem is that the engine is misfire on number 2 cylinder so I have tried a new coil pack and plug also I have changed around the fuel injectors and checked that I have...
  3. Retro-fitting 318i ES (2003) with 318i SE (2000) interior components

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, this is the first time I've used this forum so I hope I'm posting to the right place! I have had an X-reg (November 2000) 318i SE for the past 6 years and it has served me very well, but has recently developed a lot of problems, although this was expected as it has done 192,000 miles...
  4. 2002 318iSE - Engine Cleaning Products

    Hi all, am new on here and have driven BM's for years, just started doing some of the work on the my current car recently, got one that has a few little niggles but is a great looking car despite the age and it drives superbly. I was wondering if there was anything you can either put in with the...
  5. 2003 e46 318ise, possible altinator failure

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Ok so I'm under the impression that my altenator has kicked the bucket, driving Along sensibly at 65mph and I get the battery light coming on, figured it was just a random glitch and stopped the car, started her again and it was gone, 2 miles down the road its on again I then notice lights are...
  6. e36 m44 engine into a e46 318ise

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi im looking at puttin a e36 m44b19 in to my 2000 e46 318ise and was wondering what i need for the engine swap
  7. 1999 E46 318ise - Unable to lock via key on drivers door.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey all. I used my car this morning to go down to the doctors and all was good. I unlocked my car using the key (the remote as been intermittent for months so don't bother with it anymore). Took my son to school and when I got back home I could not lock the door! I put the key in and it...
  8. 2003 E46 318iSE - damp foisty smell, steaming up.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi , I keep a damp foisty smell when i am turning my blowers on and the windscreen immediately steams up. The only time it does not is with the air con on. Any ideas why this would be happening ? Thanks guys Mark
  9. 318ise ECU Fault?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I'm new to the forum and in need of your help. I have an x reg 318ise E46 with the M43B19 engine. I changed the head gasket on the car and after rebuilding the engine she now won't start. I have gone over the basics making sure everything is plugged in and plugged in where it should be...
  10. 2003 E46 318iSE - Replacing CD changer with AUX cable

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    HI, I have just replaced my CD changer with an AUX cable. At first I didnt really want to, as I love my CD changer, but have done it today. I have attached some pictures of how I have done it. I fed the AUX cable from the back of the unit, down the center console and out at the back of the...
  11. e46 318ise

    1999 e46 318ise, new member hi. HI just joined your forum, I am DK50 from N.I, in process of tidying my bimmer. Will be seeking opinions later on , when I get used to the forum. Cheers.....
  12. 2002 E46 318ise - Climate control issue

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Is this normal?
  13. E46 - 318iSe Auto - Air Bag light on MOT failed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi all, just put the car ( 318i SE - from 1999) through the MOT this morning and it failed due to Airbag light being on. My local guy plugged himself on the car and tried to clear the error, it came back with error "045 seatbelt tensioners on both sides driver and passenger". He...
  14. 2002 E46 318Ise -intermittent shaking/shuddering while driving?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    the car is an e46 N42 2 litre 318i se 2002 model with 141kmiles on the clock. the problem happens while driving,is intermttient, described as heavy shaking/shuddering but tyhe engine does not cut out and there are no warning lights which come up whern this happens. then the car will drive...
  15. Tech spec advice on winter tyres 2003 E46 318iSE

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey Guys, Just after a bit of advice on some winter tyres and are they really worth it? I have been searching through many forums about driving the RWD in the winter/ snow and there are so many differences in opinions. people saying that they are the best thing... they are a waste of money...
  16. e46 318ise missfire

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi as the title suggests I have a 318ise with a missfire. On the way home last night it drove lovely with the missfire. Although slightly gutless and a couple times the car wouldnt let me accelerate. Ie was pushing accelerator and nothing speedo dropped etc. Code was p0302 am I right in thinking...
  17. 2002 E46 318iSE - Parking Sensor & Control Unit Problem

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Some 12 months ago I began to have intermittent problem with parking sensors beeping erratically. This eventually settled into always getting a 5 second bleep on engaging reverse, a standard fault warning. I have now decided to fix this, but am having problems. By this time none of sensors were...
  18. Bmw 318ise bulb fault

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Please help. I am new to owning a BMW and the instument display that tells you a bulb has gone is showing one of the boot interior loghts has blown but it has not as it is working...... Can anyone out there please advise
  19. 2003 E46 318iSE - New Cat, Exhaust system/Back Box

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys, Just after a little advice about getting this work done at a local garage. for the last few weeks I have noticed a slight burning oil smell when coming to a stationary position when I am driving, I had a look to see if I could identify and leaks but could not see anything so I have...
  20. 2003 E46 318iSE - burning oil smell when stationary

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, Just after a little help please. I have just recently purchased a 318i and have noticed that when i am driving the car and come to a static postion, at lights or roundabout etc i notice a burning oil smell. Sorry i am not the greatest with cars, any ideas what it could be? Or anyone...