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  1. DTC fault code help!

    General BMW Discussions
    I have a 2009 BMW 3 series 318i. Started becoming jittery when pulling off and struggling to reach power. I’ve cleared these codes and driven the car and the problem has not reoccurred but wanted to understand what might have caused them to limit damage. Someone suggested it could be due to...
  2. 2008 330i engine misfire- Help!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello all Currently experiencing engine misfire with codes being thrown up at least 10 times a journey to work. (20 miles) I'm currently working at BMW Hams Hall in the metrology department and have had a chap looking at it from the garage there but he can't seem to put his finger on the...
  3. My 316i E46 1.6 of 1999 has a very rough crank. Help please.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, May I have your attention to the following symptoms, while cranking engine from COLD: - RPM indicator goes mad with random readouts even with the engine still not started - The engine produces very unusual noises, kind of faulty cylinder noise - The engine very hardly starts or the...
  4. E46 316ti compact sports 2004 lambda sensor issues PLS HELP NEW MEMBER :-(

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey everyone I'm a new member on here and could do with some help. I have a 2004 bmw 316ti compact sports the engine code is a n42 I'm having lambda sensor issues the car has covered 102k on the clock the problem I had was my car fail its mot due to high emissions when under the ramp I saw the...
  5. E36 compact high fuel consumption

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My compact with a 1.6 M43 engine has what I think is very high fuel consumption, the car does short journey's of 2 miles in the morning then the same later in the day and it's returning just 20mpg. It's been recently serviced there's no fuel smell and the exhaust is clean with very little sooty...
  6. 1996 318is coupé (1.9 m44 engine) Lambda sensor issues

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hey, I am still relatively new to the forums but could use some advice. A little background to my issue: I had rough idle and barley any power in 4th and 5th gear and misfiring. The garage said my car was ruining rich. 2200 hydrocarbons(??) where it should be no more than 200, I am told...
  7. 1998 E36 323i -'Open Loop' Does it Ignore ALL Sensors??

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hiya Guys, Got a question here, that I think might be of help to a lot of us E36 owners. I couldn't find any info about it, so I thought I'd ask in a new thread. (Hope I got the Title right - as I think this could apply to all E36's) ~ If your car is running in 'Open Loop' (ie preset parameters...