Actually it affects the N52 engine which is what the 330i has as well. Faulty design.
Originally Posted by Pierce330
I also drive an E46 330 and love it...I was thinking of jumping into a CPO 330 or 328...
The intermittent valve ticking is only for the E90 325...a friend has been to the dealer multiple times and they won't fix it because the motor doesn't tick when he brings it in...the dealership will only fix it if they hear it...I was also thinking of a new A4