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  1. BMW Parts for Sale
    Hi, Two new front shocks were bought in Feb 2022 from Euro car Parts at £159. I have the invoice The garage that did the job insisted on using its own parts, thus these shocks are now surplus. Also on Ebay: BMW 1 SERIES M SPORT E81/E82/E87/E88 - 116/118/120/123 FRONT SHOCK ABSORBERS x2 | eBay...
    £75 GBP
  2. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello, Currently got a 66 plate 218i but its drinking up the fuel (<20mpg round town and 36mpg motorway with eco mode). Would be nice to free up some cash and get an old 1 series coupe which looks similar to my 218i - currently looking at either the 118d/120d with circa 100k miles, 10-12 years...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, I have a 118d se 2010. I've been getting a stutter at 1500 to 2000 rpm. It only starts when the engine is hot it runs OK until that point. I did unplug the EGR and ran it to see if it stopped but it didn't. I had this happen last year and ran it on vpower and it seemed to stop but...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, looking at a nov 2012 118d coupe, 2010 120d coupe, both with about 50k miles, and a 2013 118d with about 70k, just wondering if timing chain issues are prominent on both coupes, I remember seeing something about post 2011 engines being alright, would appreciate any light being shed on...
  5. Car Insurance
    Can anyone help please with this issue? Displays drivetrain fault on dash and Center screen, will not select any gears when it is running, if you hold the unlock button on the gear stick and go to select drive on start up it will go into drive, and slowly move forward, will not move at all in...
  6. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hey guys, first post on the forum so apologies for anything incorrectly done. My brothers 2005 118d went off the road around a year ago due to a suspected stretched cam chain, hasn’t been used untill today. I took the car out for a drive and it was exactly how it used to be, juddering/jerking...
  7. BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Good day, I am booked in for a stage one remap/ tune with Celtic tuning in a couple of weeks time on my 118d SE coupe I've heard a number of horror stories about OEM parts not being able to handle to extra HP and torque such as the clutch and flywheel I was just wondering if anyone could offer...
  8. Car Insurance
    Hi everyone. first time poster looking for help BMW 118D 66 plate with 55,000 miles on the clock. received recall for EGR fault called to book this in couldn’t get me in untill 20th October. However when driving the other night lost all power and white smoke was pouring from passenger side. BMW...
  9. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys, as you know from title I have confirmed my chain has indeed snapped by undoing the cam sensor and looking at the camshaft sprocket, no sign of chain and sprocket didn't turn when cranked. Now I am willing to do the job myself however I have few questions. Did the chain snap because the...
  10. Auto Electrical Forum
    My rear wiper and the rear jets are not working, I go to activate them and I hear a whirring noise from what sounds like to the right of the steering wheel (it’s a right hand drive car) but the rear wiper does not move at all and the jets remain dry. Also, when I turn the front wipers on the...
  11. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My 118D coupe recently started hopping between 2000 and 3000 revs, idling roughly along with an engine management light and smoky exhaust, when I checked the code I got a P0401 code so I replaced my EGR valve. After replacing the EGR the car idled smoother and stopped being smokey but is still...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    I have a major problem with my BMW M47 Engine 118d 2006 (150k miles). And I would be grateful if someone can help us as we are located in west midlands! The car has been a mint and smooth runner with no symptoms prior to this issue. A couple of weeks ago I brought the car on reserve miles to my...
  13. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi I am after some information I recently changed an injector seal (Copper washer) and noticed a rubber 'O' ring type seal near the top of the injector/ cam cover. The recess is in the head rather than the injector body. Is this part of the rocker cover gasket? Or is it simply an 'O' ring...
  14. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys i need some advice, I've owned a 2009 58 plate E81 118D since 2 years old, Over the past few years it started to hesitate/ jerk at constant throttle, so in other words if your doing 30mph the car will jerk back and forward, It goes away on acceleration but happens in every gear at...
  15. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    None starter, car cut out on a drive and would not start again. Fuel level was low so topped up with 5l, changed fuel filter, fuses checked and plugged in to basic diagnostics but no codes. Getting 11.7V pre fuel filter control module with battery switched on, nothing post module until...
  16. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I've Tested my Fuel Quantity Control Valve & Regulation Valve with an oscilloscope as the car is not starting and I have no rail pressure. (HPFP changed, filter changed & LPFP pressure 4bar) Does anybody know what the duty cycle should be when cranking? I'm getting: Fuel regulation Valve...
  17. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    Looking for a rear subframe for an E87 118d. I believe the subframe from any of these models are all interchangeable: E81, E82, E87, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93. Preferably with all the other bits attached - hubs, discs, arms, suspension etc etc all in good condition. Diff not required. Would...
  18. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, A couple of days ago I got a red battery warning on my dashboard (118D E87). I decided to have a look under the bonnet and took the engine cover off as I thought it might be the alternator on its way. Was surprised to see that the nut normally holding the cable that runs from the...
  19. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    intermittent problem. various indicator light go on and odometer gyrates wildly. while somewhat unnerving, performance does not seem to be effected.
  20. General BMW Discussions
    I want to swap my 118d to a 330d in my 1 series, is that possible and what will I need to change Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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