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  1. BMW e46 323ci convertible

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi again guys, new here, have always loved my BMWs, currently Own two at the moment, at the moment I’m getting a loud rattle noise when sitting idling. When I accelerate it goes. It sounds like tapping metal. Sometimes the car can feel down on power then normal. Any ideas guys
  2. E46 323Ci Electric Seat Problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Just bought a 2000 323Ci with electric seats. Problem is seats will not move, not up/down, not forward back. and seats is in lowest position. Cannot get to motors or black box under seat. With no movement unable to get to 5th bolt to get seat out. Any ideas, suggestions very much appreciated.
  3. 2000 BMW e46 323Ci - ESS TS1 Supercharger

    Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    Hi folks, I'm looking for a supercharger ESS TS1 for a BMW e46 323ci - Engine is M52TUB25. The shipping should be to Lisbon - Portugal Regards
  4. BMW E46 323ci - CCV Replacement, which to buy?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I need to replace the CCV on my BMW E46 323ci. I've been looking online but unsure which one I should get. Can anyone recommend, I have the M52TU engine. Thanks
  5. MOT Emissions Failure

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys. So some of you know i have a 1999 E46 323ci Auto. I left these with the ex wife as she still loves the car - it does look awesome. Anyways, she took it for an MOT and it failed on emissions. She only does around 3k miles a year locally and does not drive the car as she should. The...
  6. E46 323ci all of a sudden struggles to start and major loss of power.

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, Probably my first post as i have always managed to find all the info i need without asking for it. 3 days ago my 1999 E46 323ci 120k miles cut out while i was stationary, then struggled to start and ran at like 1/4 power for my journey home (only a few miles). the traction control...
  7. 323Ci Running Issues Help

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just started to get my e46 back on the road, had issue a week after I parked it up several years ago, ran fine, failed mot on suspension parts, ran like a dream and within a week of being parked up the issues started. It would idle fine but eml etc came on when put foot on accelerator, well just...
  8. Front speakers very quite,almost silent after upgrade on e46 323ci 2000

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys.Decided to upgrade front speakers on my bmw as passenger's side speaker stopped working,so got myself coaxial 3 way alpines.Once installed you can feel them working but very very quite.Went through settings on aftermarket radio,thinking might be fader settings,but everything seems...
  9. 1999 e46 323ci power steering hose

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Does anyone know where I can get number 3 hose other then the main dealer. The part number is 32411096737. Cheers
  10. 1999 e46 323ci - high pressure power steering hose

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all I need to replace the hose as it is leaking, but I can't seem to find the one I need. According to realoem using my vin number my hose should be number 3, but the hose on my car looks more like the hose from an m3. Can anyone confirm and also point me to the correct hose. Cheers
  11. E46 323CiC - passenger door keyhole ?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Question on early E46 cabriolet 323CiC MY 2000 locks - a transition model - new shape - old engine - before E46 engine range turned up Appearance: There is a keyhole on the drivers door, There is a keyhole on the boot/trunk, But there is no key hole on the passenger door. Blanked off. No...
  12. 2001 e46 323ci coupe - loss of power

    General BMW Discussions
    Need some help, i have a 2001 323 ci coupe (2.5L) 65000 on the clock, when started in the morning car drives fine but after a while or if i switch it off and back on again the car has no power and seems to sit at around 2500 rpm? iv had it on the computer and it came up exhaust camshaft...
  13. 1999 323ci coolant fan issues

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, been a long time since i've been on here! Car was off road for a while so I gave it a jump start and left it running to charge the battery up. I came back out to find what looked like the car on fire. It was steam from overheating. Coolant all over the floor - thankfully it looked like it...
  14. E46 2000 323ci - P0170 & P0173 fault codes with engine light coming on

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Over the last few days I noticed the revs at idle we fluctuating ever so slightly then normal and the car feeling a little rough. I used the Torque OBD diagnostic tool via my phone to scan for any codes and it showed two pending codes - P0170 Fuel Trim (Bank 1) and P0173 (Fuel Trim...
  15. Rough Running Missfire - Codes p0170 p0173 p1250 - Possible Fuel Trim - 1999 E46 323CI

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello All, BMW 323CI SE Coupe - E46 - M52 - 1999 - 37K Miles Need a bit of advice on tracking down an air leak on this 1999 323 I have just purchased. Or any other suggestions on what could be the cause of the symptoms? The car idles at a steady 750 rpm after having a bit of rumble and cough...
  16. BMW E46 323ci Rocker Cover Gasket

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Apologies if this has already been asked. I need to change my rocker cover gasket on my E46 soon and was wondering from anyone's experiences if quality wise if its better to get the gasket from the dealer or from other places, such as eBay? Thanks
  17. 323ci knocking from engine?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My e46 started knocking yesterday, I thought it was just vanos and ignored it as I plan rebuilding it soon but today it's noticeably louder and coming from the block itself somewhere, I'm not sure if there's something broken/worn internally or if it's just a manifold or gasket leak so I'm hoping...
  18. 323ci revs drop

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    ok so ive encoutered a problem with my e46 i recently took some time off work to come home its a 200 mile plus journey i noticed near the end of the journey a strange sound almost like running over rummble strips and the revs drop in the car it seems to only happen around 2000rpm, it seems to...
  19. e46 323ci 1999 - Fuel Gauge Always Read 1/2 Tank

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all I need to work out which fuel sensor/pump needs replacing on my car. I have fixed loads of issue with the car including the ABS, Rear Spring, Brake light issue, shitty broken wiring, brake, disc, handbrake shoes and a few other bits but this fuel reading problem is driving me mad. The...
  20. 1999 323ci Boot loom 8 broken wires - Reverse, boot release and boot interior lamps fix

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Here is an image of my boot wiring loom once I opened it I found that 8 wires needed repairing. I was having problems with the following issues.. No reverse lamps No interior boot lamps Boot release not working correctly I fixed all the wires using crimp terminals from maplins.
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