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  1. 120d m sport

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi someone help I have a 120d msport and every time I put my foot down hard in any gear as soon as it hits 2000-2500 rpm it stars guddering but if I drive normal on the throttle I can go all the way through the Rev range any one got any ideas what it could be Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. E81 120D, temperature sensor location

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    Hello guys, I am a noob admittedly. The E81 120D (N47 engine(?) -the one with 170+bhp) shows high temp dash warnings and the radiator fan spins at insane speeds constantly. did the hidden menu thing, the KTMP-MOM thing stays on 79C upon startup and drops to -10 if engine is killed. Not...
  3. 2012 120d F20

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    Can anybody tell me what a red P means on the dashboard. My car is stuck on the drive and will not start. The P has no surround to it. Many thanks in advance.
  4. 2012 120d Battery

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, my battery has completely died and will not charge. I am pretty sure it is the original bmw battery so is 5.1/2 years old and covered 42,00p miles. Ordered a new battery online but understand it needs to be programmed. Any ideas of the cost involved or would it be better to get the Carly...
  5. E87 120d dsc/alternator issue

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    Hi everyone, My wife’s 55 reg 120d (m47 163bhp auto) has developed a fault where the alternator seems to be spiking up to 17v every now and again bringing one the dsc light. When this happens the lights dim and the speedo drops to zero and back up again. I have recently replaced the battery...
  6. 04. 120d front discs and pads

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    Hi what's best value and performance cheers
  7. 04 120d front discs and pads

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    Hi what's best value discs and pads to fit cheers
  8. 2012 120d SE F20 Demister issue

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    Hi guys, Looking for some help. I suspect strongly my rear demister has stopped working as it doesnt clear the frost from the back window. Could you point me in the right direction of how to test/fix the issue please ? Fuse relay, etc ? I can get to the rear fuse box but cannot see which symbol...
  9. 120D turbo mods

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    I have the turbo off my 2005 120D for repair, and notice that the size of the exhaust inlet to the turbo is a lot smaller than the outlet from the manifold. There is a large 'print' on the turbo where the manifold meets it. My thoughts are that if these faces were matched there would be an...
  10. 2004 120D E87 Oil leak help

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    Hi New at the forum here so thank for the help in advance. I have a 120D 2004 E87. Got the low oil warning, when I got the cover out I found this. (photo attached) there is a puddle of oil. Any ideas ?? The oil cap was replaced but does the same. Seems like when driving at low RPM nothing...
  11. 2005 E87 120D - rough running & smokey at low RPM (fixed by MAF disconnect???)

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello everyone, I'd really appreciate some ideas on how to diagnose this issue(s). Car: 2005 120D M47 engine. Issue: The car runs really rough (like a misfire) and creates lots of grey smoke from idle up to 2000 RPM, at 2000+ RPM it runs OK. A diesel engine specialist has tested all the...
  12. BMW 120d Service Light

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    Hi all, When I start the car I'm getting a red service light appear, but the date underneath is 12/2019? Car is a 120D m sport, 58 plate. I bought the car around two months ago with 56500 miles, it was last serviced at 54500. Current mileage is 59800. Any help would be appreciated - thanks
  13. 120D Msport Juddering Noise Inside Cabin

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    Hi all, I'm a newbie to this forum and I was hoping someone might be able to help me identify a problem with my BMW 120D Msport. For some months now, I've noticed a juddering noise from the cabin, appearing to come from under the dashboard area. It has recently got quite a bit louder. I can...
  14. 120D - Judder, loss of power; won’t go past 60 - M47 engine

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    Hi all, So today I was driving to work on the A38 and the car just didn’t want to get up to speed at all, had a total loss of power and it wouldn’t go past 60mph. No EML on dash. There is an ABS warning light which I believe is the rings which I’m getting fixed next week but I bought the car...
  15. 2011 120D Lift pump fuse......Dodgy Mechanic???

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    A friend brought his 2011 120D to a local mechanic for a service. When we went to collect the car it wouldn't start,it would turn over but not start. The mechanic said that something electrical must of blown & it was nothing to do with him. We had the car recovered to his home and started to...
  16. Looking at a 120d 2009 need quick advise

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    So. I have owned 3 bmw. E46 323ci. 325 m sport saloon and a 316ti. But never a diesel What do I need to look out / check when looking over it. Bmw said it doesn't need to timing chain as it's a model with the revised one on 2009. What do I need to look for? Thanks.
  17. BMW 120d 04 plate

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    Hi my rear subframes failed mot it's corroded would a petrol subframe off same year fit mine ? Cheers in advance
  18. 2004 120d rear subframe

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    Hi my rear subframe needs replacing I've found a 2005 off a petrol version would it fit ? Many thanks
  19. 2007 E87 120D M Sport - CC Retrofit

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    Hi guys, I've seen many guides and I know it's possible to do the retrofit. Browsing also got me into thinking of possibilities about buying only the CC stalk instead of the whole slip ring. I can see that there are many slip rings with part number same as mine and they have a CC stalk which...
  20. BMW 120d N47 engine noise

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    Hi guys just bought this car fully aware of N47 timing chain issues. Do you think engine sound is normal or it's a bit of rough idle? Also I have to mention that timing chain and sprockets have been replaced by BMW Croydon. Let me know your thoughts, cheers! ps: Don't mind the smoke breather...
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