2000 BMW 328Ci Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 BMW 328Ci


Valve cover gasket leaks are common after 60,000 miles. Symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning oil smell from the engine compartment.

The blower final stage fan resistor is known to fail. Symptoms are the heater fan speed varies regardless of the setting, the fan will not turn off when the car is switched off, or the fan will not switch on at all.

It is not uncommon for the radiator to develop a coolant leak. A leaking radiator will require replacement. When a leaking radiator is replaced the entire cooling system should be inspected and if any additional leaks are found they should be repaired also.

Overheating can cause severe engine damage. If the engine begins to overheat it is recommended to stop at the first available location and have your vehicle towed to a repair shop.

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when I am stopped and my car is idling I am hearing a noise by my stick shift.

Check the fuel line for pressure none can't find the relay to see if its bad was told it could be the immobiliser after I jump 12v to the fuel pump and it worked So I asked how to I fix or reset the immobiliser?

drivers side door is very hard to open from outside, normal to open from inside. when you pull the handle the window does not drop down, it does from the inside what is the fix for this?

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Rear driver side subframe cracks and the repair is 4900 dollars. They replace the subframe from the beginning of the backseat to the rearend. After the crack you can loose 1/2 in. In height On drivers rear. The problem is the car Chassis is for a 325 2.5. Engine and they install a 2.8l engine which produces more torc on three rear in. They had a class action law suit filed for all E46's. Fro...

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