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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 01-20-2013, 05:23 PM
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I'm guessing we have wiki on how to change the plugs? I've only been under the hoods of Hondas. Same concept ?(remove head, Badda bing its right there)



Edit: found ten DIY movies, disregard the question.
I know of no cars that you have to remove the head or heads on to change the sparkplugs.
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Old 01-20-2013, 05:48 PM
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I know of no cars that you have to remove the head or heads on to change the sparkplugs.
The dealers would love it....

"Oil Change......$96.00....Replace Spark Plugs....$1750.00"
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:02 PM
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the prices u guys post for changing oil, spark plugs and fees the dealers charge are insanely high that they encouraged me to DIY everything i can! (although i live on the other side of the world and fees are a fraction of what u guys pay )
where i am getting 22MPG on the highway is called "a miracle" for the sh!t-for-gas we get
but from the figures that u guys get, ur readings are very low. in addition to what the members adviced earlier, go through the WIKI and read what's supposed to be done for a car with ur mileage and get ur car up-to-date, might be lots of stuff from plugs, to filters...
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