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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By joedan
Ok thanks, in the manual it says transmission oil...

Ok thanks, in the manual it says transmission oil is life time:
"Manual transmission, automatic transmission and differential

Lifetime fluid, no fluid change required"



You think that I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By joedan
@white46 do you mean you think it might help to...

@white46 do you mean you think it might help to change the transmission oil? I am not sure if my car uses transmission oil separately from engine oil or is it the same?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By joedan
Cold start hard to put in the gear in manual

Hi guys,

I have a BMW 323ci been rolling for about 205000km. I live in Sweden and the temperature here is around -10degrees Celsius at the moment.

My problem is that recently when it was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By joedan
100Ah battery instead of 70Ah? 323ci e46 year2000

Hi guys,

I'm in need of changing my car battery and it says in the manual that it takes 12V 70Ah. But is it ok to put an 12V 100Ah in the car anyway? Since this was the only one they got in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By joedan
Turned out that I only have the button hehe.

Turned out that I only have the button hehe.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,382
Posted By joedan
Hey, now I understood that the check engine light...

Hey, now I understood that the check engine light is always there during key position 2. The light stopped showing up during drive, key position 3 since the mechanics shifted sparks. You were right,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By joedan
Thanks ryannel2003, it seemed like a very common...

Thanks ryannel2003, it seemed like a very common issue. But I guess there is no solution for this? Or maybe I missed it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By joedan
Rear window defroster kills the radio!

Hi guys,

when I am tuned into a radio station and using the rear window defroster. The radio started to get noisy. Like it was not tuned in suddently. Am I having a problem with battery or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,382
Posted By joedan
@Icoleman: I swapped the coil around and got...

@Icoleman:
I swapped the coil around and got following results:

1. Starting the engine and driving off immediately.
-key position 2 ignition on: The light is there. Should it not disappears...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,382
Posted By joedan
Guys! I got the codes, what is proper to start...

Guys! I got the codes, what is proper to start with? Is it spark plugs or coil plugs or air intake or fuel injector or dme???????
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,382
Posted By joedan
Ok just got the codes: -P0302 cylinder 2...

Ok just got the codes:
-P0302 cylinder 2 misfire

weird that the PXXXX is just showing cylinder 2 misfire.

And I think these are related to P0302 and it's supposed to be BMW codes DME:
EF -...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,382
Posted By joedan
This is sort of my first car. -mechanics didn't...

This is sort of my first car.
-mechanics didn't give me the PXXXXX codes. Don't know why. But ill get the codes.
-no I do not have a code scanner. Which one do you recommend to start with?
-yes I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,382
Posted By joedan
Mechanics said they checked the spark plugs. I...

Mechanics said they checked the spark plugs. I think they might only be checking on 5 and 2.

Do you think that spark plug on 3 might be bad? or wires on cylinder 5 and 2 is bad?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,382
Posted By joedan
Yes the light comes and goes while the engine is...

Yes the light comes and goes while the engine is running.
-Sometimes right after the ignition, it stays on.
-Sometimes it disappears after ignition and appears after a while of driving.

Yes,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,382
Posted By joedan
Thanks mate, where should I start on that? ...

Thanks mate, where should I start on that?

The engine rpm actually drops and the heavy shaking starts. Where is it normally vacuum leak?

The car behaves normally at cruise and under load. It's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,382
Posted By joedan
Engine management light, misfire cylinder 5&2

Hey guys,

the engine management light came on for my bmw 323ci e46 year 2000.
http://is02.thegumtree.com/image/big/147417438.jpg

I noticed that the car was stuttering when running on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By joedan
I don't see any sun shade coming up when pushing...

I don't see any sun shade coming up when pushing that button :/
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By joedan
What is this button?

I have a mysterious button that's not on the manual and was wondering if someone might know what it is for and how to use it?
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-03-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By joedan
Hello from Stockholm Sweden! :)

Greetings from Stockholm! I'm a first time BMW owner and already loved it!

This is my new used BMW 323ci year 2000 :woot:
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