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  1. 120d Tyres too big?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi everyone, I have just bought a 2nd hand 120d and noticed after purchase that the tyres on the rear are bigger than on the front. The front has 225/45R17 91w and the rear has 245/45ZR17 99w. Both these sizes are bigger than what the door frame pressure chart lists and therefore i have no...
  2. e87 120d fuse box

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    hi y'all, i have a bmw 1 series 2004 e87 120d and I did find the fuse box inside the glove box but the space is so tiny as I bearly can put my hand through that little hole.it's exactly like in the video below. i've searched all over the internet for any clues of how to get a better access to it...
  3. 120d - Cranking, not starting

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi everyone. This seems to be a familiar topic, but I have another level it seems. Wife's E87 2005 120d, 110k - cranking, not starting. Intermittent fault. RAC chap came and did get it to start with a squirt of EasyStart. Dropped it at local garage for them to look at. Plugged it in and...
  4. 120d rebuild

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys my names jack, I'm new so just gonna jump straight in, Buying a 120d coupe 10 plate, it's got 190k on the clock I know major mileage but getting very cheap and it's solid but it's been serviced every 6 months and had the timing chain and clutch done 40k miles ago so one problem out the...
  5. Hi! Im new BMW owner, have some questions too :-)

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, Just purchased my first BMW, ( 120D SE 2005 ), REALLY happy with the handling and tech (for the age) However I do have some issues: 1 - I think it sounds like the DMF is starting to fail = Im just going to wait until this gets worse before I replace due to costs I think. 2 -...
  6. 2006 E87 120D - Wrong Engine Oil

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I know there's separate forum for intros but I'll start by saying I own a 2006 (E87) 120D, it has the M47 engine and has over 103k miles. It is my first car and I am keen to learn how to maintain it myself and do small jobs myself, namely servicing. I've just done a service, with help from a...
  7. E81 120d clutch judder and dpf light

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi i have a 120d e81 57 plate i recently had the gearbox replaced for a second hand one as mine was making noises and had the clutch plate replaced this was 6 months ago now every now and again the clutch judders when setting off . Also the dpf warning light the (yellow one) has just lit up i...
  8. 120d clutch judder and dpf light

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi i have a 120d e81 57 plate i recently had the gearbox replaced for a second hand one as mine was making noises and had the clutch plate replaced this was 6 months ago now every now and again the clutch judders when setting off . Also the dpf warning light the (yellow one) has just lit up i...
  9. Correct tyre size 120D M-Sport

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, I have just bought a 2014 120d m-sport on which the tyres are in need of replacement. It presently has 225/45/18 fitted all round. I'm not sure this is the correct size but can't seem to get a definitive answer looking around the web. Is anybody able to confirm the correct tyre sizes for...
  10. 2007 bmw Series 1,120d Fire

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, 2 months ago I bought a 2nd hand 120 series 1. Last Thursday on the M62, the engine mgt light came on, the car went into limp mode, and I realised that it was on fire!. Managed to get onto the hard shoulder, tried to stop but no brakes. Used the hand brake to stop, and the car...
  11. Bmw 120d sport 2005

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all would appreciate any help and advise my wife’s Bmw has started with a starting problem which I believed was clutch related so I’ve replaced clutch and flywheel also starter motor now it’s still not starting correctly it’s like the starter motor is just spinning and not engaging correctly
  12. E87 120d M47 Idle issue

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I'm new to this forum and need help please. I have a 2006 120d e87 with the M47 Engine. I started my car and it started revving very high, the reves came down slowly and the car stalled. After that my car starts and roughly idles for a short while (About 2 minutes) and then cuts out. The...
  13. New owner 120d Sport Xdrive

    Introductions
    Will be picking up my 2015 2.0TD 120D Sport Xdrive in black later this week, only 28k on clock First ever BMW and looking forward to it, I have a 2016 Juke Tekna DcI which is great, good to look at, tons of kit and quite quick as well, but the 120D Xdrive is on anther level especially with the 8...
  14. 120d Wet Seats!

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I’ve got a 2009 120d - the back seats are always soaking wet (the bit you sit on, not the backs) -does anyone know of any common problem that might cause it please? Have checked window seals, etc and all fine. I’m stumped!
  15. 2010 E82 120d - Key replacement

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I searched the internet and the forums but couldn’t find an answer. I have a 2010 120d coupe with only one key. What’s the easiest and cheapest way to get a spare one? I suppose dealership will charge me a fortune. If I get the one from the link below, is there a simple procedure to program...
  16. 120d Convertible Backseat Removalt

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    120d Convertible Backseat Removal In order to gain access to the boot which along with the bonnet I cannot open because of a flat battery, I have to remove the rear seat and hopefully reach through to unlatch the boot lid. Removing of the seat itself is simple, but the seat back is a tad more...
  17. 2012 F20 120d

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, For a few months my motor has been making a low rumbling noise that I can only describe as a washing machine when it is emptying its last bit of water so assume it is a motor of some sort. Only does this when it gets warm and can only hear it when it is idling. Has anybody else...
  18. 2016 bmw 120d auto

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys I pick up my misses 120d 190bhp on Friday. Lovely car. I just have a few questions. I have owned a fare few fast cars in my short time of driving. Cars including Audi s3 audi s4 bmw m3 bmw 335d and this is car will now be shared between the misses and i. The car has a warranty but...
  19. Crazy 120d issues

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi folks been working on this car going on a year now just can’t figure it out It’s a 2007 120d N47 All started when the timing chain snapped it was stripped down new rockers head checked by an engineer for cracks 6 new valves were replaced The workshop totally rebuilt the engine new head...
  20. E87 Rear Axel Dangerous

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    So my 2005 120d has just been to my local Indi to investigate a heavy rear end and clunk on gear change. What came back is gutting. A completely corroded rear Axel Is it worth fixing or should I cut my losses? it has 115 on the clock. I have just replaced a spring and front callipers disk...
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