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  1. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Im looking to get my first car, I thought about E36, E46, and E9X but i think the best option is the E46 Since im 17, It would probably be the best in terms of Price/Reliability.. So im looking to buy a Coupe, and can't decide if i should take a 318ci (2.0) or the 320cd.. the 320cd's are around...
  2. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hey Guys! I have an '04 BMW 318ci with an N42B20A engine. A couple of days ago I noticed when I come to a stop, just before stopping the car with the clutch pressed my engine rpm will drop significantly to around 500. It feels like that it is going to stall, but the rpm will recover to the...
  3. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi, I'm after some advice please as I know next to nothing about mechanics. I recently bought a 318ci 2005 model with only 50k miles. In the first month the engine light and ems light came on and had that mended. Car came back working but it's never felt totally right. Now the clutch chatters...
  4. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi all, Please help, I've got a 318ci n46 4 cylinder and can hear a roaring sound from the engine on a cold start that lasts for about 2 seconds. I'm pretty sure it's the secondary air pump, but after looking for it i can't find it anywhere. I've seen a few pics where it shows the sap should be...
  5. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    My 318ci 2005 es only done 64k but big problems: Timming chain guide has snapped! Timming chain jumped Sprockets, tensioner needs changing apparently from main dealer. The valve tronic servo motor maybe what caused the issue, According to dicklovette BMW main dealer bristol. They want 2400 this...
  6. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi Guys, I would really appreciate it if someone could help me out on diagnosing the VVT motor. I hooked my car up with INPA/DIS and it came up with 2 codes: 2862- Variable valve gear- voltage supply, power output stage- Deactivation faulty- Fault currently not present- Servomotor & 2865-...
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