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  1. 116i 2012 (F20) Noise at 2500rpm

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I have a 1 series F20 116i 2012 and when the engine is at running temperature there is a rumble/grinding noise when I hit around 2000-2500 rpm. I can accelerate through this and it goes about but happens through each gear at the same engine speed. It does feel like I have a slight lack of power...
  2. Vanos location

    Hello all, first post here, Hope someone can help. I drive a 2014 116i sport. F20. I have a judder/hesitation when accelerating hard. No issues when steadily cruising but when I ask a bit more from the engine the judder/hesitation is there. I do NOT have a rough idle. Nor problems starting. I...
  3. N43 Low Oil Pressure Light

    Low Oil Pressure Light- Doesn’t always happen but when it does it comes on after driving around 10 miles, not the timing chain or pickup pipe as BMW already checked that and replaced the strainer and pickup pipe. Light goes away after turning off but usually comes back on not long after.
  4. BMW 116i - Misfire on Cylinder 1, Nox sensor and Vanos?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All, Recently purchased a Bmw 116i ES (2008) and I am having a problem where the car will be wobbling on idle but drives fine (possibly loss of power as well). Plugged it in with a diagnostics tool and I am getting codes back for the following: Misfire Cylinder 1 Nox Sensor Vanos Error...
  5. BMW 116i 2010 None starter

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Have a BMW 116i 2.0 lt 2010 with a no start issue. Car cracks over but doesn’t start have put it on the BMW diagnostic ISTA D and I am coming up with a 2F49 fault code have tried recalibrating the CAS and DME with ISTA P goes through the calibration no issues but when it comes to deleting the...
  6. 116i, 2008 n43, normal "ticking-sound"?

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi, Recently bought a bmw 116i, 2008 with the n43 engine. I believe I can hear a ticking sound from the engine and wonder if this is a normal sound or if this could be a indication that the chain or the chain tensioner needs to be changed? I have the link to the sound...
  7. Whistling noise on start up Bmw 116i sport

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi everyone hope someone can help I have a whistling noise comeing from engine and was wondering wether anyone knew what it was it stops when I give it a couple of quick revs it’s near the front I’ve had water pump , pulley, and fanbelt tentioner changed the noise is quite loud I have a video...
  8. E87 116i 2.0 petrol 2009 with average brake fluid light and limp mode

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My 1 series is causing me issues. It started after a decent 40 min motorway drive when turning into a car park, the amber brake fluid light(according to hand book its drive off assistant failure) and limp mode lights came on. I had the faults read by rac who said it was a nox sensor issue. The...
  9. 2010 116i Damsel in Distress! Opening BMW Bonnet

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I am new here as I am a new BMW owner! I hope I have put this in the right section. The handle/lever on the driver side to open the bonnet is (somehow) missing from the car, all that is left is the mechanism inside. I can try and use my fingers to pull it but nothing seems to budge -...
  10. 2007 116i N45 Very Rough idle stalls

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi I am looking for some help from the experts with a fault that I have been unable to diagnose. The car has a very rough idle and stalls. At higher revs it stutters. There are also times that it will idle smoothly and there sounds to be nothing wrong. The car always starts easily. The engine...
  11. 2011 F20 116i sport - Drivetrain error + Independent Mechanic required

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    2011 F20 116i sport - Drivetrain error + BMW Specialist required Dear All, My 2011 F20 116i sport indicated a drivetrain error today. No other warning lights and the car has no other issues. Does anyone have any ideas and can any one recommend a BMW specialist (North / North West London), who...
  12. 54 bmw 116i sport limp when engine warm

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Afternoon, I am in need of some advice I brought a 1 Series 116I Sport back in Feb last year no issues up until now. I have had the amber triangle with ! coming up now and again for a about a month it would just comes and go after a second but from last week the engine is going into limp mode...
  13. 2012 F20 116i - N13 engine rattle/growl. - Vacuum pump?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    So I feel a bit of a hypocritical mug posting this, after years of advising folk on here NOT to buy 4 pot BMWs.. :hihi My wifes 116i N13 (43k FSH) engine has developed a cyclic rattle/growl on a fast idle, the cyclic rattle/growl can be felt at the back of the cylinder head on the vacuum pump...
  14. 2009 E81 116i window stuck

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello all, Bought a 3 door 1 series recently and the d/s front window is stuck in the open door position (it has dropped 1/4 inch). When I press the button on the door there is a clicking noise from the d/s footwell, not from the door. Checked all the fuses with no joy. P/S is working...
  15. E46 316ti wheels on a E81 116i?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi everyone! I have been using this site for a bit for trouble shooting and repairs on my 316ti compact from 2002 (CCV Valve, alternator, steering bushings, and now the MAF), and have been super happy with all the threads and knowledge available! But I have decided that I've needed a repair too...
  16. F20 F21 116i N13 Auxiliary/Turbo coolant pump DIY.

    BMW Guides and How To's
    I couldn't find any DIYs online for this pretty common issue, so I thought I'd create one on Bimmerforums. I'm sure this guide will apply to any BMW model that uses the N13 engine setup. Right so over the past month our F20 116i has intermittently shown us a drive train fault message on the...
  17. E87 116i M Sport 2006 engine wiring harness replacement

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, I'm looking to replace the engine wiring harness on my BMW E87 116i M Sport 2006. Does anyone know a reliable place to purchase one from? It can be new or second hand. Thanks in advance.
  18. 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...
  19. Strange behavior of High pressure pump (N43, 116i, 90kW)

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello, I discovered very strange behavior of High pressure pump. The pressure from this pump should be from 150.000 - 200.000 hPa. Also at idle (without accelerator pedal pressed) should be 150.000 hPa. According this: My pump is most time at 150.000...
  20. BMW 116i f20

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi all, I have had my 116i remapped to 220hp, just wondering what else everyone had done to theirs e.g. cat back system, decat and induction kits and where you got them from.