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The BMW E46 ///M3 is the M version E46 and puts out an amazing 333 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque at stock specs! There are an amazing amount of modifications for both the coupe and convertible models so read up and get started modifying your cars today!

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Old 04-01-2013, 07:58 PM   #1
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Spark Plug came out!

Has anyone ever had a spark plug come out on its own? I was driving last week when the car suddenly started misfiring. I hadn't been driving hard recently but it just started sounding like a bad coil. Luckily, I was within 5 miles of the dealership so I took it there. They said the plug had come out and damaged the coil in the process. They need to use a sert kit to repair the plug threads in the head.

Has anyone ever had to apply sert repair to their M3 engine? If so, did it work okay?
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Old 04-01-2013, 08:33 PM   #2
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My friend had this happen to his Ford F-150. Evidently its a common issue with those trucks, so he says. He had it fixed up and it ran just fine but he traded it in quickly.

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Old 04-01-2013, 08:39 PM   #3
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I have to ask: who installed those plugs.
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:03 PM   #4
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if it's repaired correctly, it will be fine.
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:10 PM   #5
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I have to ask: who installed those plugs.
They are original. Only 53K miles on the car. Due for a service II in 1700 miles according to the service indicator.
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Old 05-09-2013, 06:04 PM   #6
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Spark Plug came out!

Mine came out in 2007. It's been to every pride parade since
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Old 05-09-2013, 08:28 PM   #7
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Mine came out in 2007. It's been to every pride parade since
Now that is funny
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