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  1. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi, first post unfortunately looking for help..... My low pressure fuel sensor failed and passed fuel through the loom to the ECU and this has failed. You could head fuel sloshing about inside the case... I’ve had it tested and the report back is that it’s unreadable even for cloning. Does...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I just recently acquired a BMW x3, that has the 6HP21X Automatic Gearbox, when i bought it I new it had an issue with the gearbox, but thought it was still a good deal even if I pay for a having the gearbox overhauled. So after shopping around for a decent garage, I finally bit the...
  3. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hey guys just a quick one, Are the BMW Z4's an expensive car to run in terms of mechanical failures, things going wrong etc are they known for breaking down? Recently purchased a Z4 but had to send back after head gasket went in the first week, would look at another one if they are generally...
  4. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all after someone decided to put a big dent in my front door the disappear I have changed my front door for a second hand one bought from eBay, its all changed but the only thing I have not changed yet is the lock, can someone point out how to change this as I have looked on the forum in how...
  5. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My 1 series is causing me issues. It started after a decent 40 min motorway drive when turning into a car park, the amber brake fluid light(according to hand book its drive off assistant failure) and limp mode lights came on. I had the faults read by rac who said it was a nox sensor issue. The...
  6. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi all, I'm hoping someone can help! I have a 2007 E92 2L petrol auto (107K miles) owned for 18 months, previous owner had 6 years & had excellent mostly BMW servicing & repairs etc! After about 6 months of owning I started to get shuddering at highish speeds (50 upwards) that felt like it was...
  7. Chris Knott Insurance
    This club is #13 in the Chris Knott Top 20!! So, what does that mean? We work with around 170 car clubs and enthusiast groups across the UK and these clubs are the top 20 in terms of the number of quote requests we receive PLUS the success we have with winning the business... 1. Alfa Romeo...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    hi, new here i'm looking to fit a 2.0 diesel engine and (manual) gearbox from a 320d into my Reliant Scimitar, it currently has a 3.0V6 ford essex engine which is ok (sounds nice) but not very economical for a daily driver, i'm not after mega power 150bhp ish would be enough coupled with...
  9. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
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  10. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi all, I know this topic has been brought up excessively in the past but I literally cannot seem to find a complete resolution. I have a 2008 BMW Z4 2.0 E85 (83k miles) and have had the EML light on for some time now. The error code is 29F4. I've tried adding redex, running premium petrol...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I've had my BMW about 6 months now and it needs a service and I need some advice please. It's a 2013 BMW 320i Petrol 2.0l. I'm old-school and I like a service book and a service schedule but it seems they don't do this anymore on modern cars?! So I'm not quite sure what is due this...
  12. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi All, I have a rather frustrating issue that has reared its head. When on a journey I find the car goes into limp home mode, no engine warning light, oil light or smoke. Just extremely slow. There is no boost from the turbo at all. On the same journey it can come back to life again. The car...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have a 2006 E61 with the M47 engine in it, ever since I bought the car about 18 months ago it has lacked low down power (below 2000 rpm). It will pull through it and once you get to about 2200 rpm the turbo starts to spin up and it will move along quite nicely. I have de-flapped the inlet...
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Any advice/suggestions please 2009 E93 2.0 petrol Misfire at idle..Engine Management Light Flashing New Air Mass Meter Car just back from main dealer £800 bill..diagnostics..changed an injector,plugs,coils...problem still exactly the same.Now recommending a new DME..£1400+...but no guarantee it...
  15. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Need help i believe i have a faulty low fuel pressure sensor and wondered if these were easy to change at all would these need re coding ?
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    H i everyone I have just got my car back from an independent service and have come across this strange scenario about 0.5 miles from my home is a hill I have to use to get out of the village so obviously the car is not at full temperature but twice now I have noticed on this hill for about 30...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Evening all, Continuing on from my previous post regarding TCS and ABS lights I have exhausted all methods of testing using multimeters etc. Does anyone have a code reader suitable to pull ABS codes from the 20 pin port that I could borrow, either if you are local to Fareham pop by or could...
  18. Introductions
    Hi all! Had enough if lurking and took the plunge and bought a 2012 Z4 a few months ago; hoping to get some support/help around smoke in cold startup. I’ve read it’s a common issue in n20 twin-turbo engines!
  19. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi everyone, I have just bought a F21 116d msport with the 2.0 engine. It is flat as a witches tit so thinking about remapping it. I’ve seen graphs online showing the potential, bhp from 190 to 205! I’m a bit Worried tho will this put too much stress on the car as it is a massive jump from the...
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    2011 BMW 520d N47 F10 2.0 M Sport Automatic I have just had a new engine fitted (engine block) and the engine seems to be running fine but i have noticed the oil is now going into the coolant bottle. Trying to resolve this i have replaced the oil filter housing, Oil filter housing gasket, Oil...
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