BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
Wow just logged on again after a long spell away, owned an E36 316 in 2009 it ran out of mot and I sold it and bought a MK2 golf.
After 5 MK2 golfs and 3 mk4s it's time for another BMW.
Restoring my MK2 GTi back to original spec at the moment and I've missed a fast petrol car badly, so after...
Hi there, is there any free software that I can use to scan by BMW 525d 2005. I have the cable that links from the car to the laptop. In the past I have used Forscan for my sons focus it’s free and amazing just wondered if there was something out there similar for my BMW? I’ve got a creator...
Hi. I purchased Bcables CDs plus cable, installed it but it didn't work, I've tried to uninstall to reinstall but when I try to reinstall a window pops up saying its installed.
How do I clear it off my laptop to reinstall or is it a one use cd?, so much for the easy installation.
Any help will...
Hi all,I hope that somebody can help?My Bmw f11 520d has a problem with its idrive controller.The push(select)has stopped working,I recently dismantled it and put back together and it worked for two days until the same problem returned.
As I failed to fix it I’ve looked for a new or second hand...
In the market for a e61 touring, found a lovely 2007 LCI m sport touring local to me and I'm seriously interested but I'm concerned that I see alot of threads about CCC issues, modules failing, basically very expensive fixes!
The car has 136k on the clock with FSH. It comes with a...
I picked my 62 plate f30 320d sport up on the 27th February from the main dealer in Chesterfield, on picking it up it had just had a fresh MOT done. After having the car a few days I realised the wipers were poor at clearing the screen, the hand brake was a pretty poor effort and there is a...
Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
I have struggled with this for a few days so thought I would share.
How to copy iTunes music, podcasts and playlists to USB or HHD using PC and Windows 10 for my BMW Music Collection.
I used this method because:
a) I am using iTunes on a Windows 10 PC; and
b) I want to see music tracks...
I want to use a PC running Win 10 to run INPA / OBD2 software. Has anyone had success in getting to work on a Windows 10 machine.
or...has anyone had any luck with the Bavarian Technician cable and software to work with Windows 10?
I'm after some advice.
I purchased a BMW 520d 2012 registered done 44,000 miles on July 3rd 2016 with a 3 month warranty.
Around 1 week ago it started to develop a rattling noise, I called the warranty company, they advised I need to get it diagnosed before they can progress claim which would...
I had it running in Windows 7 64bit, but after installing (not upgrading) Windows 10 64bit the program will not start.
Does not make any difference if key in start position or not.
See attached images.
As the title says.
I've seen an app called "OBD Auto Doctor" in the Windows store which looks ok and it has good reviews. I've also had a real quick search on eBay for an ELM 327 Bluetooth module and noticed that a lot of them say they are for IOS or Android but I'm sure they would...
I would like to purchase a diagnostic cable and software for my:
BMW X3 (E83) 2.0d 2005.
I have a windows 10 laptop (64bit platform).
Looking at this forum, many of threads on diagnostic s/w seem many years old and refer to Windows Vista, XP.
Ebay has many different cables & s/w on offer...
Hi all if your saw my last post l had the car dynoed and it was already mapped(badly) since then l had mapped again by bwchip tune and are well pleased with the results.....same sort of peak around 265 ish but approx 70/80 pounds more torque...and boy can you feel it! I was already running 360...
I wonder if anyone can help regarding my engine misfire??
I've tralled through loads of posts but there are no definite solution. I have had a LOT of work done and even left it with a garage for days for them to investigate but still no joy :frown
Problem: misfire of all cylinders...
Just about to buy some ISPIRI ISR-10 alloys to replace my standard MV2 18 rims - Been looking at loads of choices and really like the ISPIRI for looks and quality - Similar to the VMR V710
Wheels are 19 x 8.5 ET 15 front and 10 x 19 ET 22 rear - Should fill up the arches nicely - Was looking to...