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  1. Gear shift release mechanism stuck

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Can't seem to find a discussion on this thread so here it goes... I have a 2003 e46 330Xi with a gear shift lever that will only move out of Park when using the "emergency" release under the console trim. I can lift the trim on the gear shift, lift the lever, move the shift out of Park...
  2. E46 single cylinder misfire, cleared when restart

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I'll keep it brief for everyone's benefit. Car: 2005 E46 ZHP Symptoms Had an extremely persistent random rough idle about at all RPMs, cold or warm. Changed MAF and spark plugs and it did help a bit. Not sure if coincidence. Now I get an occasional misfire (only in cylinder 3, normally after...
  3. SOLD for $4000! For Sale 2005 e46 325i 4 door sedan 125k miles

    Cars - Private Party
    Bone stock 2005 325i e46 4 door sedan 5 speed MANUAL, 125xxx miles, one owner, non smoker, no accidents, no floods. One of the last of the e46 models (1999-2005), this car has only heated seats and metallic paint (Oriental Blue Metallic) as options and beige leatherette base interior...
  4. Fault Code P101B 318i E46 Transmission in Limp Mode. Need help.

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Does anyone know anything about the P101B fault code. Car in limp mode. Only fault on OBII i can find is P101B. Changed transmission fluid already.
  5. Garage sale E34, E46, E39 M50, M52, M54

    Parting Out
    BMW E34 1153451 Steering wheel 32331153451 25$ BMW E34 CHECK CONTROL MODULE UNIT ECU 61.35-1388098 1 388 098 12V CHECK-CONTROL 10$ BMW E30 E28 E34 E24 E23 E32 Control unit airbag 1382904, 65771382904 16$ BMW E34 E32, 34521158958 Control unit ABS 1158958 0265100049 10$ BMW E34 E32...
  6. no pressure in clutch? brake lights on? STUCK, SOMEONE HELP

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Okay, so i purchased a 2000 pre facelift 323i a couple months ago with a blown engine for 500 bucks, so I swapped a M54B30 into it (originally an M52TUB25). Everything has gone decently well despite the fact that i had to convert the drive by cable throttle to drive by wire, upgrade the fuel...
  7. Looking at a 2004 BMW 330i

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hey everyone! I found a 2004 BMW 330i with sports package and with around 78k miles on it and the interior looks perfect, however, the BMW badge on the back of the trunk is missing from what I can see in the pictures and looks like the only cosmetic issue the car has. The business selling it is...
  8. 330ci Convertible Top Issue

    General BMW Questions
    Got an 02 330ci vert the other day, and the top has a slight issue. The light in between the open/close buttons constantly flashes red, and when I press the button to open the top, the back windows go down (like normal) but the motor right above me just makes a constant whirring sound. I can...
  9. Looking to purchase another BMW

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi everyone! I'm not sure how to start this but I guess I'll jump into it. Previously I owned a 2004 BMW 330i and it was perfect. The car only had one owner and was around 120k miles. The owner kept up with its maintenance and so on so no issues when I bought it, however, after owning it for 2...
  10. 03 bmw e46 steering issues

    Do-It-Yourself H.Q.
    replaced power steering pump and rack and pinion and still have no power steering also changed the reservoir at this point im so lost what am i doing wrong??? small winding noise from pump while idling. :dunno:
  11. Rear left window not working

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi, so I have an e46 323ci -00. All power windows work except the left "vent" window. I have tested the motor and it's fine and I have checked the switch and the fuses and everything is good. I can hear "clicking" sound from the relays when pressing the window buttons but the "clicking" sound is...
  12. BMW E46 Parts for sale

    I have multiple parts for sale on ebay. My username is 2326kathyg. These include: -Steering column, $30 -Steering linkage, $ -Glove box, $10 -Wooden trim, $70 -Clutch pedal assembly, $50 -Sun visors, $15 -Dash airbag, $20 -Airbag curtain, $30 -Center consoles, $20 -Interior trim, $30 -Head...
  13. 2004 E46 325Ci Idle, MAF, Throttle, Unknown

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi there, Firstly, just come back to the site to find my user doesnt exist anymore, so now im a "noob again" I have an issue that i cannot get to the bottom of, these are the symptoms and any help would be much appreciated. It started from here: Diagnosed the car and found a few errors...
  14. BMW E46 Heater Valve

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi I have a BMW E46 2005 The air conditioner in my car was not very cold in the summer The mechanic said there was a problem with the heater valve And when he bypass the heater valve completely The problem was solved and the air conditioner cooled Now I don't want to buy a new heater valve and...
  15. Alignment for E46 Drifter

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello, I am looking for concrete values for the track setting of my E46 328i Drifter. All moralizers can take a deep breath again, this is a non-road legal drifter. I'm not interested in topics like tire wear and other things, thanks (no wonder in Germany you have to say that, otherwise people...
  16. E46 2001 330ci Dinan 3

    Cars - Private Party
    Hello, Im selling my 2001 DINAN 3 330ci 149,500 miles Location: Mount Shasta Ca. Clean Carfax Tabs good till February smog cert and title in hand. in excellent condition. All mods installed by dinan engineering in morgan hill California. Everything else is stock. Sport package. Multi...
  17. E46 2004 325i Like New 4,500 miles $9,995

    Cars - Private Party
    A beautiful 2004 BMW 325i driven less than 300 miles a year. Garage kept, beautiful Steel Blue color with black interior, performance package with factory mags, premium black leather interior package. It's in Honolulu, Hawaii would cost $1000 to ship to California. Excellent, like new condition...
  18. Exhaust Camshaft Impulse Sending Wheel

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi, so im in the middle of doing a head gasket replacement. I was putting back my vanos unit and as i was torquing down one the stud bolts that connects to the exhaust camshaft i noticed it was not torquing at all. I had set my torque wrench to 10ft/lbs of torque which should not have been too...
  19. All BMWs Coding newbie

    BMW Coding and Programming
    Hi, I have taken the plunge to join after looming for a while! I'm in need of some assistance on some coding... I have purchased this equipment...
  20. 2002 330ci: Changed Battery. Abs, Traction & Red Brake Light Stay On

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I recently put in a new battery but now a new problem has come up. The abs, traction & red brake lights stay on when i start the engine & drive. I drove around for 20 minutes to see if it goes away & nothing. Any help would be appreciated. :dunno: