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  1. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi all, If possible please could you provide any advice/guides/links etc to the removal of the front slam panel? (struggling to find anything using the search function that goes that one step beyond just replacing the front bumper...) I'm repairing a bit of light front end damage (cracked...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Just a few views just finally getting through the recalls that BMW has issued for my model, the Batter Pin/plug and now booked to get the ventilation/defrost issue which BMW have advised to get looked at via the official recall. my question is two folds here, looks as if they are...
  3. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    08 630i exterior door handle Hi peoples, I have just started to get a problem opening my drivers door from the outside. I start to lift the handle and only goes half way when I feel it hit a stop rather than go all the way and open. If I wiggle the aft end of the handle it will open ok...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there you technically minded folk out there ?. I've got a lovely E91330d M Sport Touring with just about every extra in the book. Today, when we went shopping, on the way back and for no apparent reason, there was a "doong" (even the warning is polite) and it came up on the screen with a...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    As above, came to car this morning, flat as a pancake. Called the RAC, they arrived, checked battery , dead:mad Drove to local ECP and bought a new battery. Connected it, registered it cleared all the codes. Damn thing spins on stater motor but no bang. Read thro all the posts on here and drove...
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  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, new to the site (first post, be gentle). I picked up a 08 e90 320d last week. On pulling away (regardless of surface or condition) I get a judder of the traction control every time unless am extremely light on accelerator. It?s on non run flats 225/45/17. An odd pair of tyres on the...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, This is my first post here and as you may guess I have come here looking for some help from the more knowledgeable. Car is 2008 e60 n47 520d with approx 127,000 miles on the clock. Owned it for the last 22k. Only recently, actually after last oil change and new tyres, I noticed a...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi folks, My recently purchased and since rebuilt N47 318d has a small problem. on the scan tool, the display for the exhaust temp is displaying -40 (lowest value) constantly. I have checked the resistance of the sensor and it seemed reasonable so checked the continuity from the ECU, got...
  9. Introductions
    Hi, Looking for a bit of advice on a recent issue I've had with my 520D. My car started making a loud whistling sound and was clear that there was air blowing from underneath the car which subsequently got louder the higher the revs. I suspected that it was the flexi that might have damage to...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys Last year my car decided to give up and run like a snail, took it to the garage and it was the cats that were apparently so bad they were making the car run badl. As i needed the car back quickly i was quoted £920 to have it decatted and remapped. I was in need of my car back quick...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello fellow BMW owners. I have a problem and I need guidance please. My demister/froster no longer works, it was intermittent but now its packed up and left. I have read online thats its most likely the relay switch and it will need replacing. I have located the fuse panel but I dont know...
  12. Auto Electrical Forum
    So my wagon has just decided to throw up Left Number plate light failure and Right reverse light failure. Checked bulbs, all good Checked continuity - Fail Chased wiring up to the hinges and wire good up to that point, don't really want to chase the wiring through the headlining so I bridges...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, DPF warning light came on today down the motorway, went away after about 5 mins of driving. Later when driving again, came on again and again went away after 5 mins, car drives fine, has 158k on clock. My issue is, I have to drive to Wales tomorrow (220 mile trip) as working on a customer...
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I've got a 525i 08 plate BMW. I need to have the battery changed. I've been told by the garage it will cost £220 - that much because I need to install an AGM battery + re-code into the car. I can't find a price that would make it worth trying to fit myself. BUT, if I could get the battery...
  15. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi As per title, I have just bought a '08 E91 LCI 325d M57 manual, with 115K miles on the clock. It has been serviced by BMW by the previous owner. Still I would like to give it a proper checkover once I get the car. Oil breather filter? Clean EGR? Any suggestions?
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi folks, New to (posting) on the forum, but plenty of time spent reading others posts - time I made my own. Ive recently had my N47 engine out for an overhaul (started the dreaded timing chain swishing, and it was making some pretty miserable rattles + mediocre performace - and didnt trust my...
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Gents, I've got a X3 2008 2.0d Manual spec - I've already posted in the X series forum - but not much help there in terms of why I'm loosing coolant, This is what we've done already: - Coolant pressure test - pressurized until the green-red line on the pressure gauge and left it for a few...
  18. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Right Gentlemen, I've recently picked up a bargain with a unknown issue(issue found) owner was afraid of the car costing big bucks to fix, so sold it quick and cheap, I'm the sucker who bought it, Here are the details: 2008 BMW X3 2.0d 6speed Manual - 150 000 Kilometers(93 000 Miles) with a...
  19. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys as the title says i will like to know if this car has the swirls flaps or not? I removed the engine plastic cover and took few pics. I don't have the knowledge to identify if it has so i will need your help please??? Thank you gents..
  20. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys i just got my bm 530d 08 plate and i love it but i have few things to do to it. I have the professional sat nav 8" screen with the CD player and 6x cd changer in the glove box. I got Bluetooth connection and working I got the dvd for sat nav I got the aux port between the seats but no...
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