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  1. General BMW Questions
    I have been having trouble figuring out what’s going on with my bmw, I have a 2000 323i has the m52 with getrag trans. I’m getting codes p0173, p0304, p0306, p0305, p0300, p0601. Not quite sure what’s happening I’ve replaced coil packs, spark plugs (yes they are gapped right) and the coil pack...
  2. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hi Guys, I need your help. I sadly have to sell my 1997 (R-reg) BMW 323i saloon. It is a E36 chassis, M52 engine, good condition, with no modifications. Why selling? I live in the ULEZ zone in London (UK) and I don't want to pay £12.50 per day to drive my car... My issue is pricing (the sale...
  3. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello, a couple of days ago a CRV hit the back of my 2009 323i and as a result the AHR system in both my seat and the passenger's seat deployed causing the headrests to go up and forward. I wanted to ask if the AHR System in my car can be reset, or if the headrests must be replaced? And In...
  4. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi guys, new to the whole bimmer thing as I’m buying a 2011 BMW 323i, I was previously a Cadillac ATS owner which the engine blew up on. I want to put coilovers on, but no companies sell 323i sets. The E90 coilovers universal to all E90s?
  5. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Helo, i am a 16 lookin for a daily drive, looked at g35,350z,and a few more but i decided on the 323, i heard it has a few problems but i don’t mind fixing it or paying for a mechanic, Should i get it or no? if not, what’s a good first car...
  6. General BMW Questions
    Hey guys, I have a 2000 BMW 323i with a bad coolant leak right behind the thermostat at the top of motor. Can see to good without removing a lot of things. I really need some help with this guys does anybody know what this. I believe it's on an aluminum part of motor. Really, Really need answers...
  7. Cars - Private Party
    2000 BMW 323i - E46 For Sale $1,900 or Best Offer 5spd. Manual Transmission; Will need clutch replacement soon. OEM Clutch and Pressure plate on Amazon approx. $150.00, if you are a DYI-er. Registration due January 24, 2019 Odm: 213,300 Interior: Tan Exterior: Black NO OBD2 CODES - Smoged in...
  8. Classic Bimmers
    Hello!, I recently acquired a 1999 323i convertible. After about a week of ownership, the tonneau cover motor stopped working and started making a loud knocking noise. After hunting through this forum a bit, I tried re syncing the motors to no avail and just yesterday replaced the motor with a...
  9. General BMW Questions
    This happened to me yesterday. Check engine came on but the car was driving fine. about an hour lately exhaust started to get louder and louder by the minute. My dumbass didn't check the code before pouring a bottle of cata clean with almost an empty tank after thinking the cats were clogged. I...
  10. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Helping a buddy diagnose his 1999 323i (E36) Manual Trans.... At low speeds, it makes a sort of ... rhythmic metallic sound. It only happens at low speeds, not just low rpms. (lower rpms of a higher gear = no sound) Sounds kind of like someone is bouncing on a spring mattress bed, but.. larger...
  11. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    As the title says, I'm having trouble setting the clock in my 2000 323i. Many people seem to be having trouble with what should be a simple task. I tried pressing the left button by the odometer to display the clock (which says --:-- as well as the radio) and turning the right knob every way i...
  12. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi everyone, I have a 2000 323i wagon, and I can't get the power windows to work. One of the rear windows is stuck down and it's winter so I need to get it raised. I have searched the forums and haven't found this issue... When I try to raise or lower the windows, I hear a barely audible "click...
  13. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I own a BMW 323i 2011. My car has been parked outside in the winter for about 2 weeks now in -25 celsius weather since the garage was occupied, when I tried starting it about a week into the cold weather to put it back in the garage it would not start on its own or jump starting it, so I assumed...
  14. General BMW Questions
    Hi I'm looking at a 2010 323i with N52B25 engine, I know N52B30 engines are pretty reliable, what about N52B25 are they reliable as well? thanks
  15. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hey guys wondering if anyone could help me out with an issue with my 2000 323i. I bought it last week from an auction and drove it around 30 miles home with no check engine lights or issues it ran like a beast. The next day i took it to get smogged and it failed due to a bad catalytic converter...
  16. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    So my mother owns a 1999 BMW 323i, with the m52tu motor, and the throttle body needs to be replaced, she does not know much about cars and does not want to take it in to a mechanic, I know how to replace the part but I just need suggestions on where to get a new throttle body (the code the motor...
  17. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hey guys, recently had some troubles with my 1999 323i. It's automatic and has about 165k miles on it. Recently it's been going into the fail safe mode.. it displays a gear on the dashboard. Took it to the dealership and they told me that I have the ZF transmission and that my 2nd and 5th gear...
  18. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    So I recently bought a 1998 323i and I'm wondering what the possibility is of lifting it a few inches for clearance. What parts would I look into? What are the cons to lifting the car?
  19. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi I'm new to bmws and I have my eye on a 2010 323i with 30,000km. I was hoping you guys could me your opinion on it. The car seems to be in fine mechanical shape. No dents or scratches. Clean on the inside. Shouldn't pull the trigger and buy it? [edit] The car is at a bmw dealership and...
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