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  1. Anyone know what this noise could be?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Anyone know what this noise could be. Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated as it is the weekend and I have no way to have it looked at until Monday. Car is 2014 328 IX drive with 77,000 miles on it
  2. 2013 328i Touring

    General BMW Discussions
    Been searching for the right petrol estate for a few months now and I'm hopefully going to see one of these tomorrow. Anything I need to be aware of beyond usual MOT History, Service History checks ? I've asked if the ZF oil has been changed as its on 85k so waiting on that and I've also read...
  3. 328i won’t rev over 6100

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, New to Bimmerforums. I have a problem with my 328 race car (it’s a internally standard M50 single Vanos but with a M52 intake manifold and aftermarket induction kit) in that it won’t rev over 6100 anymore but also won’t hold a steady throttle over 4500 at standstill. It’s a problem that...
  4. E36 1996 328i A/C help please

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Ok here goes... Basically my A/C stopped working a few days ago. Ive been doing a few tests but not having much luck So a little background is the aux fan is not working either. I noticed this was not working maybe 1.5 weeks ago when my A/C was actually working fine which was strange as they...
  5. E36 328i soemtimes starts running rough and slow

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, i have had my 1997 328i coupe for over a year now and a while ago it started developing a problem where it would cut out. I took it to a garage and they replaced the cam shaft sensor which fixed it for a while and it completely stopped cutting out. A while after it started having a problem...
  6. E36 328i Convertible, 106k miles (needs new roof)

    BMW Cars for Sale
    Hi all Unfortunately I am going to have to depart with my Avus blue, 1998 (S) 328. After losing my job to ill-health last year and only being able to work part-time currently, I can no longer afford to run the car and pay for the work she needs doing. I have had the car for 6 years and put...
  7. E46 328i engine into 318i chassis ecu issues

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hey all I've just finished putting my m52tub28 into an e46 318i chassis, however I'm having issues with the ecu (car won't start). I've put the m52tub28 ecu and loom into the new chassis but some of the plugs don't connect, does anyone know what I can do? Thanks
  8. E36 328I for restoring

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Taken in part exchange havent driven one for ages but quickly remembered why i loved these so much years ago needs tlc so will be stored up and fixed slowly and kept along with my other cars manual ones are good fun and this one seems to pull very well with the m50 manifold has a massive...
  9. Oil to use in 96 80k E36 328i

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Guys This one out to the E36'ers and any one with oily hands :hihi Getting conflicting messages on regards to the oil change on my 96 328i with 80k on the clock. Been told to go for a heavier grade oil, like 10w40 as I only drive the car couple hundred miles in the summer and stays garaged...
  10. Wanted: 2012-2013 328i touring (m-sport or luxury)

    BMW Cars for Sale
    Looking for a 328i touring with the following spec for up to £12k depending on miles and spec if anyone looking to sell. Close to London if possible but willing to travel a bit of needs be. My specific optional extras that I'd like as they weren't on my last car. Black fully electric (with...
  11. Bmw e46 328i BC stalk

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, i installed a BC stalk in my e46, all plug and play, activated it with ncs expert in KMB module but it still doesn't there anything else i have to do ?
  12. Seized 328i engine.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 2012 328i luxury with the N20B20 engine. The engine seized at 55000 miles. The engine has been removed and assessed by an engineer who says it is going to cost too much to repair. He has suggested fitting a reconditioned engine. I have searched high and low for a replacement engine. I...
  13. BMW E46 328i LOSS OF POWER

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys, I've been having a lot of trouble getting my car to run correctly with headers. Recently had a flash done by epic motorsports. Cleared all adaptions and followed the drive cycle directions carefully to ensure new adaptions. Fixed the rough starts and idle but still no difference in...
  14. 328i High Co, low Lambda and bad MPG

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guy, hopefully you guys can give me a bit of a brainstorm on this issue. I've had the car about 8 months, it's always averaged about 15/16mpg on a 10+ mile run, but I've always overlooked it as an old 6cyl that drinks fuel. So this weekend I finished up some suspension work etc and thought...
  15. 1996 E36 328i noises from the gearbox

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello everybody, I´ve got a 1996 328i Touring which is making some strange noises that seem to come from the gearbox. Two years ago I had to replace the engine due to an excessive oil consumption, the workshop installed another unit from a 528i E39 auto and afortunately it doesn´t burn any oil...
  16. 2013 F34 328i DAB/FM Cut Out With Heated Rear Screen

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone. Newbie BMW owner here. Having purchased my F31 328i Touring a few weeks ago I have been baffled by the radio which keeps cutting out. Today the penny dropped and it's occurring every time I turn the heated rear window on. Does anyone have any ideas? The only solution I have been...
  17. E36 328i: Tapping noise coming from engine

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey everyone, I purchased a 1997 328i about two months ago and the engine has had no issues until this morning when I heard a concerning tapping noise coming from the engine. It seems to happen when idling and warm. Here is a video...
  18. E36 328i - Low MPG and RPM Stumble

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I own an E36 328i (1998) and notice it has been extremely thirsty on fuel - around 56 miles to £20 (V Power) The car also cranks a few times before starting but idles clean. When driving the car it also seems to sometimes stumble or have a flat spots in certain RPM ranges. Would anybody...
  19. 1997 bmw 328i

    What is the best ignition coils for performance ?
  20. My 250hp E36 328i Track Car

    It's been about 10 years since I last logged in here, so I thought I would start a timeline about my little 328i coupe project.. I've been through a host of other BMW's since, and currently run an M240i, mapped, 465hp... but back to the 328i! I bought it bone stock (other than the front bumper)...