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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, I bought my 2002 E46 compact 318ti in March and so far all I've had is problems after problems with it. To start it sounds like a diesel with its tappety engine and rattles and after trailing through the different forums it seems this is common and characteristic of the N42 engine...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi every one I have a 02 318 coupe that has an odd problem in that the battery light will flash on and some times at the same time the engine will cut out ! It usually only lasts for a second and usually on the motorway 3k-5k rpm ( not usually on bumpy road so don't think its lose connection)...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Only my first thread. Had the car approx 12 months, approx 3 months ago car started juddering, then progressed onto initial loss of power on acceleration in 1st/2nd gear, then sometimes spurts into life. Generally happening mid road/going onto roundabout. No consistency of when it happens...
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