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Old 09-19-2011, 06:35 AM   #1
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Angry 328ci power problem

Hello... Just got my 2000 328ci having come over from a 528i...

Not had the car long but yesterday, it didn start very well from cold and ran quite badly, lacking in power...

I stopped and switched it off and on and it seemed much better.

Can anyone suggest why this would happen.. Thanks
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Old 09-22-2011, 07:10 PM   #2
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Not much to go on without precise description of problems, but it could be the vanos. Take a look at this site: www.beisansystems.com. I had cold start erratic tick-over problems along with abysmal power and it was the vanos at fault.

The owner of that site also posts on e46fanatics, just do a search.
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Old 09-26-2011, 06:25 AM   #3
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Ok thanks
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Old 08-20-2013, 02:22 AM   #4
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Get a diagnostic from your indie mate! Mine only charges 25 with labour on top...... so many areas to consider with an issue like this, hard to diagnose without talking to the car in the 1st place
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