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BMW 3 Series E46 (1998 - 2005)

Last updated 18 April 2016

Decent rear wheel drive handling. Some status. Wide choice second-hand.
Unremarkable looks. Handling not quite as enjoyable as E36. Turbo and injector problems with diesels. Expensive problems at 10 years old +.
Updated 18 April 2016

Another report of water in the trunk of a 3 Series convertible. Reader wrote that BMW forums describe leaks around rear light clusters due to faulty seals and leaks from the compartment into which the...

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