Project 12: 1993 BMW E36 3.16i
BMW E36 3.16i visual customization project. "Engine stock" - M bumpers, new rims and wheels, plasti dip covering, new design interior.
BMW DIAGNOSTIC CODES
A built-in BMW, self diagnostic code gives the benefit of troubleshooting a failure car component, the method to retrieve the faulty codes after Check Engine light turns on. This method helps car lovers to pin point the problem and replace the defecting component quickly and cost effectively. It works on models that have same instruments and LED's layout. Below here is the code table to interpret the meaning: http://pelicanparts.com/bmw/techarticles/Mult-Code_Reading/Mult-Code_Readin g.htm
BMW E36 Coupe 320i Instrument Cluster Test
Car - BMW E36 Coupe 320i - 10.1992 model year. This test is rather simple just to ensure that every light and gauge of the instrument cluster is OK and it also gives some factory codes directly from the memory chips of the cluster itself. You have to hold down the trip reset button and turn the key to position 1 and not 2. If you do this correctly it is actually possible to NOT reset the trip counter.
BMW E36 3 Series Useful Tricks, M3
Here are some useful things that your E36 will do that the manual does not tell you about.