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Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
Talk about driveline improvements, NA tuning and DME tuning your E46 BMW here. This includes diffs, intakes, exhausts, chips, software and OBD tuning.

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Old 12-27-2012, 06:45 AM   #1
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Fix or is it time to sell?

I have a 99 323i automatic, with 184k. Lately it seems like one thing after another has been popping up. I don't know if I should fox it or all it and get something newer and better. Here are my issues:

Oil drip, rough idle (especially when warming up and check engine light came on before this started occurring and stays on now), grinding/rubbing noise from front passenger side that's noticed on take off and when accelerating at high speeds too (mainly between 2-3k rpm). This rubbing I can feel the vibration through the gas pedal plus it is LOUD. I have ideas on what all these issues could be, but I want to get others opinions fist to see if I'm anywhere even close.

Forgot to mention I have a fuel leak somewhere when I fill up over 3/4, then my gauge drops twice as fast as usual, but when at half its fine. I have no idea on this one...

Thanks everyone!

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