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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All I have a facelift 320i Sport Touring with the 2.2l M54 engine. I had my mechanic replace the fuel filter & vaccum line (which attaches to the little pressure regulator & comes off at a 90 degree angle). It's the one in the top right with the the top green arrow in this pic (borrowed...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I have a 2002 E46 330d which I bought about a year ago. I loved the car from the moment I got it and had no problems except that the rear reversing sensors dont work and occassionaly when I accelerate hard the DDE light would come on and the engine would go into limp mode, If I stopped and...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Peeps, Just a quick one really, my small turbo is not working, im sure its not the turbo itself.. Im going to whip the inlet manifold off, and while its off do the following: 1) Replace all vacuum hoses 2) Replace the two turbo pressure sensors 3) Delete the egr valve and cooler (yes im...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey guys, as per the title I took the inlet manifold off the other day and replaced the glow plugs in my 2007 2.0d lci. I also did the air filter and both thermostats as I noticed on a 200+ mile trip the hottest temperature reading I got was 68c Went for a drive afterwards and temp got up to...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello - I'm considering to skip the oil catch can install I did 20.000km ago (drawn in red on the picture below), and instead just cap off the intake boot and let the crankcase breather vapors exit, maybe through a hose away from the engine compartment (drawn in green on the picture below)...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. Just got a 2001 320d se and was doing a few wee jobs yesterday, the main one being the egr removal. The other job i was hoping to do was swirl flaps and cleaning out the manifold. I tried for over an hour to get the manifold removed with no joy. Here is as far as i got, 10 bolts along...
  7. 2004 320d - Swirl flap vacuum control solenoid valve

    Location of swirl flap vacuum control solenoid on a 2004 E46 320d
  8. 2004 320d - Radiator blind vacuum solenoid valve

    Location of radiator blind vacuum control solenoid on a 2004 E46 320d
  9. M47NTU - Inlet manifold removed showing vacuum connections

    Inlet manifold removed on a BMW E46 320d, M47TU showing locations of vacuum pipes.
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi i am wondering the 323 has the same m52 engine as a 325 but has a smaller inlet manifold. Can you fit a e46 325 inlet manifold to a e46 323??? If so how difficult is it. Also id like to know if there is anyway to increase the power whilst keeping it naturally asperated. Many thanks
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi, I’m new to here today but thought it was about time to ask for some advice if anyone would be so kind to give it, i brought a 330d about a year ago and had it sprayed cause it was vandalised with the previous owner, but it’s never revved past 4000rpm and now the inlet manifold has blown out...
  12. Auto Electrical Forum
    hi can any one help,my heating on my e36 has stopped working,its been making a funny clonking noise behind the blower vents for months but was still working,turned it on the other day it was fine then went off itself then come again.then when i turned off the heater the display went off but the...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, My car (E46 330d Touring) was idlling poorly when cold, making a loud running noise and was emiting some black smoke from exhaust. It also has some smoke coming from the engine compartment, when cold. When warm everything was fine and performance was normal. I took it to the dealer and...
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