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  1. E46 2002 Compact 318ti Intermittent cutting out and rough idle

    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. 2002 E46 318 battery light flashes on,Intermittent cutting out

    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. 2002 E46 318i SE Intermittent Cutting Out/Juddering/Cutting out

    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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