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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 01-31-2010, 02:40 PM
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wont turn over

2001 330 ci Penny got stuck in cig lighter. Sparks - pulled fuse removed penny now Car won't turn over. Is there a reset for the alarm or is this fuse issue. Car was running fine until then. Thanks for all help
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Old 01-31-2010, 03:09 PM
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Check all of your fuses.
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Old 01-31-2010, 03:10 PM
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Ugh. That can't be good.

SJ is right, probably need to start with the most obvious - a fuse got whacked and is in need of replacement.

Is there anything at all that's working? Might be an idea to help eliminate the good circuits...
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Any chance when you were pulling fuses you put the fuse back in the wrong spot? Something similar happened to a friend of mine.

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Old 02-02-2010, 10:52 AM
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Thanx - I did have problems checking and replacing a couple of fuses, but got them back in correctly. Are there other fuse locations beside main site in glove box? Sometimes there are some fuses in engine bay (off battery) and in cabin (under seat) for example.

Everything seems to work otherwise. Radio, dash display, lights, central locking, etc. Any thoughts on what other possibilities would be after eliminating fuses?

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