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  1. 2009 318SE 1995 CC 105KW O2 sensor replacement

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    My car was recalled for a cable replacement on the battery and heater. Whilst in the dealer, they offered to replace the timing chain, as a recommendation from BMW, free of charge. Two days after a period of normal running, the car broke down, after poor running. I had to have the car recovered...
  2. E46 318se Mpower or msport

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I'm new to the beemer scene. I want to know the difference between an msport which I have and my brother in law's 318 se. Mine is a 2003 plate and his is a w plate. He found some mpower badges in the boot and he thinks it's got race this and race that on it. Can anyone elaborate on this...
  3. E46 318se 1999 Spring Setup

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi chaps Wondering if you could possibly shed some light and offer some advice, I recently upgraded my wheels to 17 from 15 inch, I also upgraded the standard springs to Eibach pro. The thing is the rear appears to be sitting higher than the front, the shocks are the standard shocks but for the...
  4. BMW e46 318se ti compact wing

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi i was if a 316i compact wing would fit a 318se to compact any help would be nice
  5. E46 2001 318SE Struggles to start

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Yup, am sure many of you have read this type of thread before or searched for an answer and got............no where. Hence i am here for your advice. Had the car since Nov. last year and all great until last week. My better half phoned me last week stranded in Sains***ys car park with 'the car...
  6. New Member E46 2001 318SE

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    Ok then, Hello. Actually not my car but my better half's! Feel rather responsible though as i bought it, and now i am getting the backlash. Yup it has a fault that no amount of 'googling' is finding an answer. Am hoping you guys (an prob gals) aswell can help a little? Kind regards Martyn
  7. E46 318se 2003 (help please)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Good evening everyone, I wonder if anyone would be able to help me. So, two weeks ago my car started to flash up with an EML light and would then go away after 10 minutes, so I went straight to a garage and they couldn't pin point where the exact fault was. Now both lights are staying on...
  8. Bmw 318se Coupe 2003 engine warning light

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Good afternoon everyone, As the titles says, I have a 318 se Coupe, 2003, which seems to have an intermittent problem. Three days ago the EML light came on (although no yellow engine symbol) and went into limp home mode/ rough idle. Therefore I pulled into a local garage and they hooked it up...
  9. HELP !!!!! E46 318se 2000. Starting Problems

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I have had my 318se 2000 for over three years now with very little problems apart from the usual wear and tear, however just lately it has developed some starting issues. just tonight when i went to start her (warm engine) she refused instead the rev counter danced around and the fuel pump...
  10. 2001 E46 318se losing coolant, using oil

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys n gals, my (new to me) 318SE is losing coolant, i,ve had to top up up 1ltr twice in the last 2 months, it`s not going in the oil, as i`ve checked and the oil is still "oily" lol and not milky, I cant see any marks/stains on the drive or in the car park at work, so i,m stumped, any...
  11. 318se 2002 CCV issues

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    All the signs point to the ccv valve and pipes so its in with a new one. Can anyone point me in the right direction for parts im having trouble finding them or anyone that does a kit anyway
  12. 2002 318se head gasket fault??

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Ive got is a blown head gasket. My cars using a fair amount of oil..not what i would call a dangerous amount but enough. The oil seems to collect i bit at the osf corner of the engine and you can smell hot/burning oil soon after starting for a couple of minutes. Im just wandering if there is a...
  13. 2002 318se head gasket fault??

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
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  14. 2001 318se Need help please roughy idle

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi my 318se has78k on it had this prob for a while it revs up and down by itself I have changed plugs & coil packs I have also checked for drawing air stil no difference Would appreciate any advise thank you cheers dom
  15. Help please 2001 , 318se

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Need help got fault codes for misfire,changed plugs and coil packs did not work I have now unplugged maf and there are no fault codes cheers
  16. 2002 318se saloon

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys im back in a bmw with my recently aquired e46. Since having it ive loved it.. Soo much smoother then then hatchbacks i usually drive. And surprisingly good mileage (especially on motorways). Unfortunately though i do have a couple of faults. I have an ASC fault but thats all i know an...
  17. 318se misfire and unplugged maf 2001

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi first time post got problems had misfire codes changed plugs and coil packs did not work now run without maf and no warning lights help pls doin ma nut in
  18. What engine would my E46 318SE 2001 have?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Is it M42 or something? i know its a 1894cc but is it an 8v? i think it is yes? Could explain why it has bags more torque than any 1.8 16v car ive been in
  19. 318se rear bumper tow eye cover- cheapest place?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi guys I'm new here, my first question is I've just bought an e46 318se and the rear bumper tow eye cover is missing, where's the cheapest place to get one? How much would BMW charge? I'd get it there if their prices aren't too silly. Obviously I'd need to give it a lick of paint too? Thanks
  20. 2000 E46 318se VIBRATION !!!!!!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    HI i have 318se saloon that has developed a front vibration, i was advised that it could be the control arms, rear bush so i changed these only today. Took it for a test drive but now the vibration has lessened but is still present, its noticiable at around 35/40 MPH havent gone any faster yet...
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