This part is listed by BMW as BMW part number 16112229656 (16 11 2 229 656) and is described as Genuine BMW Fuel Baffle Fixture for E46 M3, as produced in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 model years, both coupe and convertible.
This important plastic baffling installs under the right side (passenger side, on US cars) fuel pump assembly inside the fuel tank. It's job is help prevent When servicing the fuel pump, it's possible to either break (or find it broken) which necessitate a replacement fuel pump baffle. Fortunately this part is replaceable separately and isn't too expensive for a Genuine BMW part. Are you looking at this part because you are having Fuel Starvation issues on your E46 M3 or non-M E46 model?
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BMW Fitments: 3 Series
E46 (99-05) > M3