BMW 3 Series Engine & Drivetrain

Engine & Drivetrain Problems and faults
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Waters coming out of over flow then radiator light comes on

water coming out of overflow

2001 BMW 3 Series 1.8 petrol
Posted: Mar 18, 2017
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Blowing smoke

after standing at traffic lights for a short while, i go to pull off and there is a cloud of blue smoke coming from the ...

2006 BMW 3 Series 18ci
Posted: Jun 30, 2016
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FITTING A THERMOSTAT

Hi, my partner has a BMW 316i Coupe 1995 M Reg. He needs to fit a new thermostat, I wanted to ask if he needS to seal t...

1995 BMW 3 Series 316i Coupe
Posted: Aug 25, 2011
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Fuel pressure

where in the fuel system is the fuel tank breather valve located ,if anyone can help be grateful

1988 BMW 3 Series 320i e30
Posted: Apr 24, 2011
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Overheating

hi everyone my car keeps overheating its the secondry water pump thats causing it if i take it off and join the two pipe...

2000 BMW 3 Series 1.9 ise
Posted: Apr 4, 2011
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Only goes 40mph and smoke coming out of exhaust

the car does not gho more than 40mph and is throwing white smoke out of the exhaust

2003 BMW 3 Series 2.0 manuel
Posted: Jul 1, 2010
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Blower

hi the main problem is the fan for the blower it doesnt matter what setting its on it just seems to come on when it f...

2000 BMW 3 Series 316i SE 1.9 manual
Posted: Jun 11, 2010
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Fuel pump-bmw 316i

many thanks to the two gentlemen that replied to my problem , your answer,s were both helpful !!! THANK YOU

1993 BMW 3 Series 16i
Posted: Apr 6, 2010
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Fuel pump .

my car stopped dead on me yesterday, i was told bl at ally the rac man that it was the fuel pump ? can anyone tell me wh...

1993 BMW 3 Series 316i
Posted: Apr 5, 2010
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Burning oil

My BMW is oil. I have used 10w 40 and 5w 30, both get used up. About 5ltrs every 2k miles. there is is a little bit ...

2001 BMW 3 Series 320ci 2.2
Posted: Mar 15, 2010
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No fan and no heat

Not getting any heat or any power to fan for internal heating of car.

1997 BMW 3 Series 1.6 Touring
Posted: Mar 10, 2010
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No spark

car turns over but fails to spark on any of the coil packs?

1994 BMW 3 Series 320i
Posted: Jan 19, 2010
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Engine oil needed topping up after only 1,1000 miles since last full service

engine oil down to minimum after only 1,100 miles since last full service

2002 BMW 3 Series 330ise
Posted: Sep 9, 2009
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Noisy exhaust

when i have stopped driving my exhaust sounds a kind of crackling sound and very tinny which is all i can describe it. s...

2001 BMW 3 Series 330i
Posted: Jun 25, 2008
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Noisy exhaust

when i have stopped driving the exhaust makes a sound which i can only describe as a tinny sound is this normal or is th...

2001 BMW 3 Series 330i
Posted: Jun 19, 2008
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Overheating

after driving three miles car over heats

1997 BMW 3 Series 318i
Posted: Apr 18, 2008
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