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  1. Too much slack in chain?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Too much slack in timing chain? It's 2005 118i automatic. Should I have it changed? It's not making any sound mechanic just made me aware when changing Valvetroinc. But now worried that it's dangerous to not change? Help much appreciated. Thanks...
  2. 2005 BMW 118 - Won't Start.

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I own a 2005 BMW 118 (Petrol). 2 days ago my brakes blocked (the brake pedal was hard and wouldn't go down), and after some hours it went back to normal. This morning I started the car up and drove half a mile and the car started losing power, with a "shaky" engine, switched off and wouldn't...
  3. 2006 E87 118 - Mudgard / Flap coming off - adhesive?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Everyone, I've only just found my way here so let me know if this is in the wrong place etc. I have a 2006 BMW 118 5 door which is starting starting to show its age in a few ways. The rear mud guard / flap has started to detach from the bodywork. I've had a look around and it looks as...
  4. 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...
  5. 2006 E87 118 wet carpet & water leak

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    So, I worked my but of the last two years so that I can afford this car. I bought a 2006 E87 118. I bought it from a friend which is the first owner. The car is in above average condition though when I bought it the windshield was cracked. I changed it a few weeks back and it started raining a...
  6. F20 118 d msport climate either ice or boiling

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My wife’s 2012 F20 climate when on 16deg is ice cold and then you click it up a notch to 17 and it goes boiling. No inbetween. Any help with this is appreciated.
  7. Noisy Injectors 2015 1 series 118 m sport

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi Folks, My 19yo son has recently, (4 weeks ago), purchased a 2015 BMW 1-series 1.5 litre 3cyl M Sport with 16,000 miles, and a very nice drive it is too, he says. However , It does in my opinion seem to have exceedingly loud fuel injector noise, which is at least twice as noisy as...
  8. FS: DIRENZA TUV LOWERING SPRINGS SUSPENSION 30mm BMW 1 CABRIO 118... - TMS Motorsport

    TMS Motorsport
    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT FS: DIRENZA TUV LOWERING SPRINGS SUSPENSION 30mm BMW 1 CABRIO 118/120 187/182 DIRENZA KIT LOWERING SPRINGS FOR BMW 1 CABRIO 118/120 - 187/182 - 03/2008 to 12/2013 Fitting a set of TUV approved Direnza...
  9. 2011 E87 118D SE Auto stall stalling issues

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I have had several instances of my car stalling - thought automatics couldn't do that? There is no rhyme or reason for it that I can see or any common factor other than it's quite scary when you're in the middle of traffic or crossing a junction and the car just stops. It restarts with no...
  10. BMW E90 2006 FRM3 Retrofit - No Outer Side Lights, Error Codes CC-ID 133 and 118

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I have just retrofitted an E90 E91 LED BASIS on my 2006 E90 with a basic halogen setup, Everything is working fine including welcome lights :-) ...apart from the outer side lights (which I believe these are called standing lights 1 in NCSEXPERT) I have coded out the cold and warm checks...
  11. 1 Series - 2.0 Litre - 116 vs 118 vs 120

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, I'm looking to purchase a BMW 1 Series second hand. I was just curious as to what the differences were between 2.0 litre 116i, 118i and 120i models? I noticed the 116/118 seem to have around 122 bph, whereas the 120 has 177 bhp. Are all of these models still actually 2.0 litre engines...
  12. 2008 118 N47 cut out now wont start

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello everybody Happy New Year! Driving along yesterday on the outside lane of the motorway when the car just cut out, luckily I was able to get over to the side and the hard shoulder re-appeared. Anyway got the RAC out and he read the codes said, one he could see not clearing was the Camshaft...
  13. BMW 118d inertia switch/ fuel cutoff switch

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, newbie here. Ive got a 2010 BMW 118d thats been in a minor accident and now it doesnt seem to want to start. I have read about things called "inertia switches" or "fuel cutoff switches" so I was hoping someone knew about these and where its located, so I can see if its buggered...
  14. Looking At Purchasing A 1 Series Convertable 118 or 120...help/advise Would Be Great.

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello all.I'm trying to get some info on the 1 series convertable as my girlfriend wants to purchase one in the next few months. I think she would prefer a petrol model(short journeys so she wouldn't benefit from the deisels economy really). Se wants the se model with leather and a few extras...
  15. M43TUB19 from 316i 103 hp to 118 hp

    BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hi to all, My name is Ignacio and this is my first post on this forum. I have a 1999 316i compact with a 1.9 M43TUB19 (103 hp, 165 Nm) petrol engine (E36). It is my first Bimmer and I love it :D! Now I have ordered a new car and started thinking about getting a little more power for the...
  16. M43TUB19 from E36 316i 103 hp to E46 318i 118 hp

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Duplicated, please ignore Thread duplicated by mistake. Please see http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f68/m43tub19-316i-103-hp-118-hp-t130829/ Thank you.
  17. M43TUB19 from 316i 103 hp to 118 hp

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi to all, My name is Ignacio and this is my first post on this forum. I have a 1999 316i compact with a 1.9 M43TUB19 (103 hp, 165 Nm) petrol engine (E36). It is my first Bimmer and I love it :D! Now I have ordered a new car and started thinking about getting a little more power for the...
  18. Bmw 118 07 plate - common faults

    General BMW Discussions
    Afternoon i am looking to sell my current 320 and get a newer car. i am looking at the BMW118 on an 07 plate but curious if anyone is aware of common faults/problems or anything i should look for? thank you
  19. 2005 E87 118 sport:exhaust fumes in cabin

    Introductions
    Hello all, wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction !!! Ive had the 118 sport for about 2years,its done 50k serviced etc...on starting the car there is a fume smell comming from the vents?.... It comes and goes but seams tobe there when sat in traffic?.... Its been in the local...
  20. 118 screen wash tank leaking

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, My first post so bear with me! My 2006 118d has a screen wash tank leak. Dripping coming from under car, inside of driver wheel. Unlike the 3 series, the tank is not obvious. I believe you need to take the drivers front wheel off, then take a panel off? If anyone has any pictures or manual...
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