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  1. Loss of power, drivetrain malfunction and exhaust smoke?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I currently have a BMW 1 series 2013. I was driving today and in 2nd gear it lost power going up. The drivetrain warning is showing and it is making whistling noises while smoke is being released from exhaust. My mechanic previously diagnosed it as EGR and told me to take it to BMW as there...
  2. BMW 116i - Misfire on Cylinder 1, Nox sensor and Vanos?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All, Recently purchased a Bmw 116i ES (2008) and I am having a problem where the car will be wobbling on idle but drives fine (possibly loss of power as well). Plugged it in with a diagnostics tool and I am getting codes back for the following: Misfire Cylinder 1 Nox Sensor Vanos Error...
  3. Interior Dome light problem

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I have a 1 Series 2015 (F20) & have decided to change the interior bulbs over to LED's, now I've done the boot light, the glovebox & the middle lights all fine but i cannot get to the bulb in the dome light (think it's called the dome light cluster?) in the front of the car! I'm using prying...
  4. BMW 1series sport 2012 diesel

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    When I hit 2-3revs a vibration appears right through the middle only when I'm accelerating. I've had a new clutch kit, dualmass flywheel, gearbox and its not fixed the issue. Tried the engine mount not that. Wheels are all balanced. Loosing my mind on what else to do!
  5. New 1-Series - Thoughts

    General BMW Discussions
    Seems to be getting a right bashing online about the styling, switch to FWD, lack of 6-pot, no more 3 door etc. Are you with the :thumbsup crowd or the :eek crowd? I must admit the M135i in particular is a shadow of its former self. Thoughts?
  6. Lights no longer come on automatically 1series

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I have a 1 series 118i and for some reason the instrument cluster and thus headlights have stopped coming on at night automatically when it's dark. However if I turn them on manually they work. Does anyone know what the issue is, I'm assuming there's a light sensor to tell the car it's dark and...
  7. BMW 1-Series 130i Limited Edition 261bhp

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    1 of only 155 UK cars. Comprehensive BMW and Specialist service history 12 months MOT and just serviced. New tyres and battery. 103,00miles. Carbon black, Light cream “Lemon” leather, BMW Motorsport 216 WTCC Alloy Wheels, Xenon Headlamps, Sat Nav with iDrive, Electric M-Sport seats, M-Sport...
  8. 1Series AutoBraking

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi Guys, I’ve recently had a wheel change on the drivers side of the car, since then when it rains my car decides to apply the breaks automatically around 50MPH to drop me down to 40MPH. Only when it rains! And even with the DSC is off. No warning lights appear on the dashboard...
  9. BMW 1-Series ‘07 LED Strip lights

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys, I would like to add some LED strip lights in my interior, I have 4 strip lights one to go underneath my dashboard (where my footrest is) second on the passenger side footrest, third beneath the driver seat and fourth beneath the front passenger seat. I want the lights to come on when...
  10. BMW 1-Series 116i 2008

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi there this is my first post, I really need help!! So I'm driving about 70mph for 15minutes with the heating on then the temperature gauge light comes on yellow of which my heating becomes cold air, after a couple of minutes engine is abit jumpy the light goes off heat resumes as normal but...
  11. Angel eyes for 1series m sport coupe

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Can anyone tell me where I can get angel eyes to upgrade my 1 series 118d m sport coupe
  12. 1series f20 bonnet won't open!!!!!!!!!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hopefully somebody has already had and fixed this problem? After pulling the bonnet catch twice only the near side has released the catch. I have tried using a metal rod and going in over the top of the head light between the bonnet and wing which didn't work. Now I've removed the grille and...
  13. 1series satnav/dashcam problem

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, I have a slight problem that you may be able to help me with. Basically I have just bought my Wife a dashcam for her 1series but am now being told by BMW that they don't recommend plugging any devices into the cigarette lighter in the center console as it could short the electrics out...
  14. 2008 E81 118D 1Series SE help with fault codes

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Have just carried out close reading on my daughters 1 series using the C110 code reader. Can anyone help with the results below. Fault codes on C110 code reader 0000 Transport Mode Active 00, 01, 78, 47 No Found! 00, 01, 08, 09 No Found! 00, 01, B0, 48 No Found! 00, 01, 20, 08 No...
  15. 1-series Engine Guide....

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Its been a while since i posted as we sold the 520 E61 earlier this year. With job changes and longer distances we are travelling though, we are looking again at getting another diesel BMW. This time the smaller 1 series as we dont need the space we had with the E61. I am quite confused about...
  16. Bmw 2011 1series airbag light

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys looking for some help, recently brought a 2011 bmw 1 series coupe. Airbag light has come on. Have had codes read and was told its steering wheel airbag. Paid to have it taken off and all checked and garage found a loose earth wire on steering ring control. Reconnected and tested control...
  17. E82 gone bang help

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Guys right I I have a problem I was driving my 1 series (sensible) on Sunday night I was breaking dropped it down a gear as was coming to a roundabout and suddenly there was a pop the car lost power and the oil light came on I lost all oil and now the car won't start any suggestions on what...
  18. 1series With 640d engine

    BMW Engine Conversions
    not sure if this has been posted but it needs a watch. this thing must fly!
  19. 2015 BMW 1-Series facelift with M Sport Package spy photos

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Love the front end. From the article: A 2015 BMW 1-Series facelift has been photographed up close and personal in Lisbon, Portugal. 5 pictures and full article .
  20. BMW 1-Series at Geneva Motor Show 2015

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Here are a few pictures from the Geneva Motor Show 2015 Here are the rest of the pictures. 9 pictures and full article .