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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have the classic problem where the handbrake pin location on the back plate has corroded. I have fixed the problem a couple of times using the method detailed on this forum http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f91/e46-corroded-handbrake-shoe-retaining-pin-location-pic-heavy-t64462/...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I have had lots of work done over the last five or six months trying to chase these problems and I am running out of ideas and money. To try and keep the length of the post down I will list the work done and results rather than long explanations. Initially the Catalytic converter...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I need some advice pls. BMW have sprayed the sills of my 2008 318i e90 3 times over the last three years as the rust bubbles, small as they are keep coming back. They have been last sprayed 3 months ago and I was washing the car over the weekend and once more there are tiny bubbles under...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello all I've had my facelifted 2008 330i 'loon for a couple of years now and all has been well (apart from new fuel pipes to solve a croaking noise). The car has been a good family run around and a bit of fun to blast about in on my own when road conditions permit. However, things have taken...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, having some issues with my E46 318ci and wondering if anyone has had similar problems. I have owned the car for the last 3 years, I only drive it 5000 miles a year, yet it seems to be constantly in the garage every 6 or so months. The same thing happens, the car will randomly go into...
  6. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    or put up with the recurring bodywork issues? delete
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi all. The cam sensor on my m52 engine is playing up again, the original one went a while ago so i replaced it with a new one from bmw. It had been on for about three months and it started again, down on power,poor idle,higher fuel use and a god awfull noise from the injectors. so i tried...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Wondering if anyone can help with a recurring engine warning light problem? Basically stems from a replacement cat fitted by an independent garage in June 2010 as the previous cat had disintegrated. After the cat was replaced the car seemed fine but then the engine light started coming on...
  9. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi, Z3 1.8 155 000KM (Car in France), bought second hand, did 400km and cat died, (rasping sound, no loss of power), replaced by generic CAT and 300km later sounded like a tractor, terrible noise even at idle, (no loss of power, but noise like golf ball banging around in the CAT), replaced by...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello. I have recently got a BMW 316ti 2002, which I wanted for a reliable car for long journies. For the first few months it went very well but recently I have had some worrying problems and it is beginning to cost a lot to sort out. I will explain the problems from the start and I hope someone...
  11. Auto Electrical Forum
    I have posted many queries on this topic and tried all the methods suggested to me to try and sort the problem but have had no luck. This is a final post in a vain attempt to fix the problem before I finally give up altogether, The car was crash repaired, not very well (and an expensive way to...
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