After you replaced worn brake pads and their wear sensor on your e46, just set the to to ignition on and wait approx. 20 sec. The indicating light should come off automatically. Important - leave the drivers door open while reseting the warning light!
E46 DIY#5 Front Brake & Rotor Change
Well here's the Do It Yourself series for the 3 Series BMW E46! I Did this to help other people because i was in their shoes and turned to youtube and the internet when i need to get something done and youtube lack the videos to really help me in certain areas...
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How to clear Check Engine Light and Fault Codes BMW
The method of clearing engine light needs to pass inspection. If you have check engine light turning on after the car runs for several miles. Park to nearest Inspection station, and after clearing Check Engine Light, bring in for inspection. This is good only for car manufactured before 1996 BMW. It also reset all the fault code BMW.
Below is BMW Fault Codes Table:
BMW e46 airbag light / lamp. Solved (Easy DIY)
BMW e46 (323ci in this case) have à problem with the airbag, its a sensor under the drivers seat that causes the airbag light to switch on. That means your airbag probably is not working. Instead of beeing annoyed, I've found a solution that makes that lamp to switch of. You have probably searched a lot on the web about this problem but ended up with fake videos or products you need to buy. There is no need for that. Do it your self instead. I hope you like it and good luck.
Here you can see a diagram over the Fuse box:
DIY: How to scan your BMW
This has been discussed too many times on BMW forums, the new guys asking what to do when their service engine soon light comes on and where the port is for the scanner. Here is a very very simple video on what to do.
Resetting Oil Service
How to reset Oil Service on BMW using "Reset tool 1982-2001 BMW Oil Inspection Service 20 Pin" (available on eBay). Please don't bother me about Check Control and ABS block buzzing :)