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  1. Introductions
    Hi everyone, I'm a newbie and I am wanting some help. I have done an oil change today, which went well, I also thought I would clean the egr valve, took it off to clean it and what shock it was thick with black gunk also i can see in the inlet manifold, i put my finger in there and that is also...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Apologies if this is in the wrong section. Just thought i would check the oil this morning as i was off work. Had to use some force to loosen the dipstick to pull it out and on getting it out i was confronted with the image below. Ive only had the motor a few weeks, theres 70,000 on the clock...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just had my 318ci serviced at £500 plus and they told me heater not working as there is gunge in system from someone adding stop leak to the radiater, they tried to flush it bu heating still cold'ish caany help please as i dont want to replace heater matrix...... cheer,s al
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, Took the rubber intake boot off to clean my throttle body out and i saw that inside the rubber boot its covered in what looks like a tar like substance. What is this from? Looks like the pipes that enter the boot contribute to it? Is it safe to have it entering the intake manifold? Ash...