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  1. BMW 1 series front hood emblem replacement query

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi there! I noticed recently having travelled home the front hood emblem of my car went missing. I've gone and bought a new one but it doesn't fit the model of BMW I have. I was wondering if anyone has any advice on how I may be able to obtain a replacement. it's a BMW 118D SE 2012 plate I'll...
  2. Injector seal replacement e87

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, one of my injectors decided to spring a leak today. Just wanted to know if it’s a diy job? I’ve done a bit of research but haven’t been able to find videos with my exact engine. Some people are mentioning coding the injectors, is that something I would have to do? Thanks
  3. 1 SERIES F21 - Drivetrain Warning

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    A couple of weeks ago i got a drivetrain warning come up on the car. It doesn't come and go it stays on the whole time and shows up as soon as you start the car. The coolant was low so i topped it up, before i did this i noticed on one cold start there was quite a bit of white smoke coming out...
  4. Sport mode fuel consumption change in manual 118i

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    First post here so I'm not sure if this is under the right section. Not a huge petrolhead so looking for an answer to this query. I had always previously been under the impression that using Sport mode would increase fuel consumption, but is this true in this case: 2019 BMW 118i M Sport Shadow...
  5. Bmw e87 boot wont open!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all Hoping someone can help me. I have to say im a bit of a novice but trying to sort this out myself. So i have a bmw 1 series e87 and the boot will not open via the badge boot lid or from the key (yes i have held down). I took the trim off to see if anythint blatantly obvious but to be...
  6. 1 Series E81 steering problems

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone (sorry for the essay) I’ve got an issue with my 2008 1 Series 116i M Sport (E81 I believe, 3 door hatch) that’s seriously driving me mad. I’ve had the car since February, bought with 80k miles, some service history (although nothing relating to this issue). I’ve browsed long and...
  7. 57 plate 118D Starting issues

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, I've been reading through but cant find a fix for what seems to be a common issue. My 118D has an intermittent fault whereby, I put the key in, clutch pedal down, push the start button and it just clicks. It'll start anywhere between the 2nd and the 20th time of pushing the start...
  8. 118I F20 Air Filter Advice

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Sorry if this has already been asked but I couldn't see this anywhere. I've recently purchase my first bmw, it's a 2015 facelift 118i and coming from a punto means that I happy with the performance for the time being however I want to change the air filter to maybe a K&N one purely for the...
  9. How can I find out what variant my 1 series is?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi - newbie question so thanks for being patient! I just bought a 2008 118i but wanted to know what variant it is. I think it might be E87 but not sure how to clarify. Can anyone point me to a good website ordoes anyone know how to clarify this? Thanks in advance :)
  10. 2007 E87 Facelift Automatic Transmission

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, I am looking at purchasing a used BMW 1 Series with an automatic transmission. I was just wondering how reliable the 6-speed box is. I am currently looking at a 2007 facelift model with 72,000 miles. Haven’t been able to find much on this gearbox in terms of reliability so was just...
  11. 2004 116i (E87) - Power loss when turning right

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hoping there's someone here who can help. A couple of months ago I noticed a loss of power when turning right at any speed higher than 20 mph. This gradually got worse and the orange DSC triangle would flash on the dashboard when the problem occurred. I took it to my regular garage and left it...
  12. E82 Coupe media player?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, Am Andy, new here, first post! So a couple of weeks ago I bought my very first BMW from Northern Ireland and imported to the Isle of Man (am very picky I know what i wanted!), a E82 120D Msport coupe. I've never driven anything like it. totally in love. I really cant get over the...
  13. 2011 E87 118D - ABS light flashing/loosing power when accelerating

    General BMW Discussions
    Please note it's the DSC light not ABS! Hi all, I've been having a bit of a nightmare with my car for a few days now. The issue is that after about 45 mins of driving (at about 40-50 MPH) the DSC light starts to flicker on and off which causes the car to loose power, this happens alot when...
  14. FOR SALE: BMW e90 e91 e92 e87 e81 e88 e82 1 3 series X1 sport steering wheel new automotive leather with M stitching

    BMW Parts for Sale
    Hi everyone, I had one of these made for our e87 and decided to get a few of them in bulk to reduce the cost. It was made by the same person who did our sprinter and caddy steering wheels. BMW e87 e81 e88 e82 e90 e91 e92 1 3 series x1 sport steering wheel new automotive leather with stitching...

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Been looking around the internet now for a while to find a cold air intake for my car. However, i can't seem to find anything but a panel filter in which I already have. Every kit ive come across i see no part of the kit which allows the sensor on my current air box to sit or be placed. Can this...
  16. BMW 1 sereis 120i M Sport error code 30EA DeNox catalytic converter sulfurized.

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All, For 2 weeks now i have had the issue where when i try to hard accelerate the engine will stutter. The past week this has now been backed up by an engine warning light coming on and the engine being even more restrictive until i can pull over and turn off the ignition. Upon stopping at...
  17. Hello everyone - New member introduction

    Hello everyone, I'm Booosh. I'm 27 and from the East Midlands. I currently drive a Ford Fiesta 1.4 Zetec from 2004. This was my first car, I passed my driving test in 2014. I was never really into cars when I was young, like I guess you lot were. So I'm a real NooB when it comes to cars on the...
  18. What is this noise from the engine bay? [VIDEO]

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, firstly, thanks for your time in reading this. BMW 116i, petrol. 2014, 18k miles I noticed a strange "clicking' sound from the engine bay this morning and thought I'd post here for some guidance before going to a garage and getting ripped off (potentially). I've done some reading around...
  19. Remapping BMW 1 Series info

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hello, I am thinking about remapping my car. 2013 BMW Series 1, Diesel, F20-F21 , 116d - 114 bhp I`m interested what my option would be. Honestly I`ve been researching the remapping process and got a little worried form all the horror stories I read. So I dont know which garage to trust with...
  20. 1 series Engine management light! engine shut down! Help plz!!

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all My car 120D got the engine management light on yesterday and i lost all power whilst on the road doing 30miles. the code from the reader shows P3002 - fuel rail pressure and the car wont start at all. Does anyone have any experience on this and could help me or you think i should take it...