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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 10-23-2012, 02:52 AM
Sexy Celina Sexy Celina is offline
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Mein Auto: bmw 316es compact e46
Exclamation flashing oil light and lumpy revs

Hi Guys. Please help a damsel in distress!!
I recently used steal seal and white shepherd leak seal on my bmw 316es compact as was advised by a friend. The symptoms were lumpy revs occasionally, misfire in cylinder 3, wet in cylinder 3, white smoke on start up that disappeared after 10 mins. i used the steel seal and leak seal and it was great for a whole day. This morning i started it and no power, i put my foot down and it stalled. If i turned the engine off then on but with my foot full on, it revs high and falls to 700 then fluctuated between 700 - 1200rpm. I can also hear a intermittent gurgling noise inside the cab from behind the dash which goes when i turn the heating off. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated
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