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  1. 12 Plate 520d- Cig Lighters not Working

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi folks, So the two cig lighter ports are not working which likely means the fuses are blown. The problem is I can’t locate a diagram which shows which fuses are where. Does anyone have a link to such a diagram? Or do you know which fuses are the ones I would need to change? Many thanks for...
  2. F11 brake pedal and size 12+ shoes

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Have you noticed that protruding notch around the base of the brake pedal at the roof of the footwell? The distance from the floor to the edge of this notch is just under the length of size 12 shoe. So, what happens when driving in office shoes with a stiff sole? When coming to the lights and...
  3. 1.2 Billion Ouch

    BFuk Open Topic
    Ouch https://news.sky.com/story/volkswagen-fined-1bn-over-diesel-emissions-scandal-11403870 Cant be much left in the kitty by now :rofl
  4. 12 reg 330d. Engine cuts out if you floor it and wont rev past 4k

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Problem started a couple of weeks ago. Anytime you give it some revs quickly the car cuts out with the management light on. Takes a bit of restarting but feels down on power and wont rev past 4000. I've just parked it up and got out the old 320d compact until i can sort it. Had a look at the...
  5. F20 rear lights blinking/flashing 1-2 seconds when starting up, have fitted led parking bulbs & led rear light units

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    F20 rear lights blinking/flashing 1-2 seconds when starting up, have fitted led parking bulbs & led rear light units I have fitted front led bulbs 501s,the small bulbs I don't think they are canbus free as the error light pops up on the screen but it does go away after a few minutes there are...
  6. Newbie in Scotland but had my E39 for 12 years

    Introductions
    Hi Folks, New to the forum. I have a 2002 manual 530 Touring E39 I have owned her for 12 years so thought it was about time is signed up. I also have a VWT5 and just sold my old aircooled T25.:thumbsup Some great information on here.
  7. Likelihood of rust being repaired under 12 year anti-corrosion warranty?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi! I'm thinking of picking up a late 2008 e91 320d Tourer as a mile muncher. It's generally in good shape except for a bit of rust forming on the tailgate on the right side, just under the rear screen. I've read a few posts suggesting this isn't uncommon, and affects both 3 and 5 series...
  8. Slight Pressure release Sound from Expansion tank after 12 hours Parked.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys..... Was just checking the coolant level this morning in my 330 ci sport and noticed a slight pressure release sound when removing the expansion tank lid. The engine was cold after being parked up for just over 12 hours. Is this to be expected ? Thanks for any responses.
  9. 2008 E90 318d - Not been serviced for 12 months. What do you suggest?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So I've bought a 318d 2008. It's not been serviced for over 12 months. What would you suggest I look at doing? Thanks
  10. 318i 2007b sedan stalls and dont start for 1-2 hrs

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, I am new here and enjoy reading your posts. It's my turn to seek some answers now...:) I got my car from a dealer in May, with 104000 miles on the clock and serviced and MOTed. At first I noticed it had a reluctancy to pull from the lights unless I rev'ed it to 2000rpm. Then it can go...
  11. 2006 e60 rough gear change 1-2 2-1

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi im new to the forum and new to bmw . just want to share my experience with the above issue i had with my bmw i recently brought . i brought the car with the dreaded clunk from 1-2 and coming to a stop . the previous owner had just had a gearbox service as he found an oil leak on the sump pan...
  12. 12 Volt socket

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I recent purchased an X5 and found the 12v socket at the front of the car is corroded and doesnt work. Can any one provide advice on how to repair / replace this? Guyverdan
  13. E92 335i engine cuts off after 1-2 sec when cold start

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello guys,first of all im sorry for my english. Im new to forum,but not new to BMW :) Right,I bought my BMW E92 335i 56 plate few months ago,and now I have problem with it,engine starts but cuts of after few seconds and different faults comming up,like DSC failure,Gear can be change without...
  14. Just ordered 12 weeks to go

    Introductions
    Hey all , thought I would say hello and do a little intro . Car history as always been hot hatches and decided it was time to mature a little . As a Xmas gift I have just ordered a M235i coupe so now the long wait till March for it to be built . Loved the test drive and the power it delivers. So...
  15. '07 320d coupe vs '12 318 estate

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, New to the forum so please excuse any mistakes! I've had a '07 320d coupe for about 6 years and have loved it. I know a lot would prefer a bit more power but for me it's been more than enough (equal town driving and motorwY driving). However someone was kind enough to smash in to the...
  16. Upgrading to xenon headlights for 320d (12 plate f30)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys and girls, I have recently brought myself a 320d f30 or f31 (not to sure as it's the first bmw I've owned) I've already been looking at ways to improve the look and 1 way is to upgrade the lights to xenon but as my last motor was an Audi TT i know all about MOT failures if you don't...
  17. transmission noise from 318i 12 2k 2006

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Really needing some help, bought a 2006 318i e90 from auction which I thought was a great deal showing 120k, however when driving it home there is a noise from the transmission, I'm thinking differential but the noise seems to come from below you rather than the back, it starts at around 20mph...
  18. Bmw e46 318ci facelift hesitation between 1-2 revs

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all thanks in advance for reading, im a mechanic and ussually quite good with diagnostics however my bmw has got me abit stumped, i have a hesistation between 1-2 thousands revs and hard to tell weather its completly down on power as i dont know the car before it was like this. I have smoke...
  19. Sorting my 330CD out cosmetically - Scratch remover? 12 Year Guarantee? Questions!

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi guys, Having recently got my 330CD, (loving it) I'm trying to get it nice - big deep clean ect! Tonight I've removed all the tar from one side. Taken over 3 hours. Imagine there was a good 5 years worth. From this, I noticed a few scratches on the car. Here is a picture. It doesn't 'feel'...
  20. 12 mm wheel spacers for e32 740i

    Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    I am looking for a pair of wheell spacers (plus bolts) for a bmw 740i e 32 from 1992. PM if have some.
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