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  1. 01 325xi stutter

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Ok so owner of 98 318i and now a 01 325xi ..Xi codes p0171 74, misfires. Changes plugs and coils.... it stutters,, cut off once ... cold start I am nervous to drive til warm because of cut off....could it be fuel pump or something more major , are the vacuum hoses hard to change?and visibly no...
  2. [WTB - RESOLVED] Rogue Ikon E90 Exhaust or Other Exhaust

    Mobile Electronics and Lighting
    I am new to this partitcular forum, so I hope this is the right place for this. I am looking to purchase a Rogue Ikon E90 exhaust. I am located in Boston, MA, but would also be willing to pay for shipping assuming it is not too expensive. I would also be interested in offerings for other...
  3. et40 18x8 fit 2006 325xi??

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    will wheels with the specs et40 18x8 5x120 fit on the 2006 325xi? thanks in advance!!
  4. Overheated & now it wont start

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Background: I recently purchased an 02 325xi (120k) that was overheating after being driven ~5 min at highway speeds. OBD2 had 2 codes: overheat and misfire/ no fire in cylinder 3. Online research indicated to replace the cooling system. I drove to the part store with no issues, but the car...
  5. Do 325i wheel bearing/hubs work with 325xi? 2004

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    This may be a silly question but do 325i wheel bearing/hubs work with 325xi? I want to replace the hub/bearing as one piece as that is how the Haynes manual recommends doing it. I also have about 0.007" run out from the wheel hub/bearing which is why I want to replace the hub and bearing in case...
  6. Looking at my first BMW and need some tips.

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Looking at a 2002 325xi later today the guy is saying it recently got a new cooling system 4 months ago then the front main trans seal blew. Ive been looking around on google to see how much a front main trans seal is to replace but can't find anything on it. Started to call some shops and got a...
  7. Best Struts for '05 325Xi

    Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension
    I am in the market for the best option for my daily driver '05 325xi. I am new to the BMW community and I love my car and would like some advice to help make a proper decision on what is needed.
  8. 325xi vs 328i tail lights

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have a BMW 2000 328i. I hit a deer the other day and was going to head to a junk yard and buy a new hood off of a 2004 325xi. I'm also in need of the inner tail lights (left and right side) for my 328i. I was wondering if anyone knew if the 325xi's inner tail lights would work on my 328i. The...
  9. E46 2002 BMW 325xi

    Cars - Private Party
    2002 BMW 325xi This is a super peppy and sharp little car that is tons of fun to drive. I get comments on it all the time. The all-wheel drive suspension makes it hug sharp corners and the basically rebuilt engine with Thermagasket Head and Block Treatment Kit and Extreme Cooling System helps...
  10. Engine has No Power

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello all, I've recently bought a 2005 BMW 325xi with 218,000 miles on it... it has the manual transmission and when the car was bought I knew it needed work... the previous owner thought it was in limp mode... upon further evaluation I've determined that's not the case... however I have...
  11. Interior cluster not working?

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Picked up a 2001 325xi with I think 122k on it. Drove it home and everything was fine. Guy who had it had an aftermarket stereo so I just had to run cables back for my subs and when I was disconnecting the positive cable the t-bolt snapped. But the cable back on and got it snug and when turn my...
  12. bmw325 xi the same as 325I regarding alternator idler pulley and tensioner?

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Can someone tell me if the 2003 325XI all wheel drive is considered a standard E46? I am replacing the alternator, idler pulley, tensioner, and water pump. The diagram looks the same but the new idler pulley does not look like the old one. Car has 118k on it. I changed the alternator. bearing...
  13. Door wont close

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    So I was putting in a new window regulator today and when was done I went to close the door but it would not close. the handle is very stiff. when I took the door panel off and detached and reattached the white cable that goes to the door handle if felt normal again but when I reattached the...
  14. E46 same suspension as E83?

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I know that the E46 and E83 share a rear suspension and subframe design. The track on the X3 is wider because of the longer half shafts and the shocks and struts are bigger as well, but is the rear trailing arm/knuckle the same? In pictures they look the same, but I can't find any specs for a...
  15. 2004 BMW 325 XI Engine Rebuild Video Series

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello everyone, First time posting but long time reader. (Hope I'm posting this correctly) I'd like to thank everyone on the forum for posting all the great information over the years. It has helped me troubleshoot many problems with my BMWs and saved me tons of money. So when I decided to...
  16. E46 Selling our 2003 325Xi

    Cars - Private Party
    Hi all, my very first post here. Anyways, my wife and recently purchased a newer X1 and are planning on letting go of our 2003 325xi. Asking $2000 OBO. Some info: - The car has around 210,000 miles, with original tranny and drives wonderfully. - Very clean interior. All scheduled maintenance...
  17. Selling my 2004 325xi - Kid going to college...

    Cars - Private Party
    2004 BMW owned since 2007. 143k Miles Been a great car. About to go off to school and need cash for school. Clean title and able to transfer immediately. Structurally and cosmetically in good shape. New Tires, New Brakes, Gets 28 miles to gallon on highway... Been a great car, but has an oil...
  18. 04 325xi won't start?

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I'm new to fixing my own car. I'm capable but have never had the means to do it myself. I left work the other day and there was a bit of a struggle for the engine to turn over. Got home shut it off and there it is. When I turn the key the fuel pump primes but no other noises or clicking. Battery...
  19. Ignition issue

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    2001 325xi car keeps thinking key is in the ignition. Key fobs wont work because of it. I replaced the ignition switch, but that didn't solve my problem. Car beeps when door is open (as it should with key in or lights on) when the key is removed and no lights are on. Removed the power from...
  20. Rear hub removal

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Alright, so I understand there's other posts on this topic, but I've tried them and they aren't working. I'm removing the rear right hub on a 2006 325xi and everything is disconnected, except for the driveshaft. For some reason it's stuck in the hub and I was wondering if there's anything I can...
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