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  1. General BMW Discussions
    We just bought a seemingly very good condition 2006 320i sport estate for £1700 with 107,000 miles on the clock. Three days after we took it home an engine light came on. The local garage told us the timing chain needed replaced and given the age of the car, this would be prohibitively...
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    Hello everyone, I am new to the forum and first time looking for the BMW, I would like to buy a nice example of 3 series. Today I have checked one, this was the 2006 330d: Link. I have had a look under the bonnet and found a leak Question 1: Do you have any ideas what it may be? The car has...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Can anyone help me I have a 2006 320i n46 engine it’s chucking abit of smoke out white blue smoke and I’m getting no where with any garage on this now I have two codes as follows 29e7 and 29e8 I’ve changed as follows All plugs All coils Rocker gasket Vvt motor Vanos solenoids Oil filter...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    My son has a 2006 Series 3 BMW 330i with the N52 engine and I have been looking after it while he has been away and giving it a weekly 30 min, 20 mile drive. I have noticed that it is using engine coolant and after the 30 min drive, some 200ml (1/5 of a litre) of coolant has gone judging by the...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Quick question - just done a code test with my Peake code reader and got the 'known' glow plug error (on my long list of things to fix) but also got a code '54' Done a reference check and it comes back as secondary air pump final stage?? Does anyone know what this would look like on the M57N...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all I had bought my car in 2014 I think with 56k on the clock . It's done 156k miles and has been serviced every 10k miles there abouts Had an issue with turbo when I bought it 4 years ago which was sorted under warranty, I did notice mass fly wheel slight noise after driving around for a...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Following on from my earlier thread about my 4501 EGR code, I realised after some research that my car won't regen with an EGR fault, so its been 6 months of driving mostly short journeys with no PDF regen...which I would've thought would cause some issues, except, I don't have any DPF fault...
  8. Auto Electrical Forum
    The other day my car was acting strangely. Dash lights were on and off, lights and windows were working/not working. It seemed random. It even started affecting the fans and I got a overheating so I shut the car down and requested recovery. AA worked out that the alternator was overcharging...
  9. 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...
  10. General BMW Discussions
    Brother in Law just had his go in a 3 Series Touring and so made me think of my own E60 ?? Looked it up and its a Sept 2006 car and supposedly has an M47N2 engine if that's of any help
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, 2006 525d 06 MSport 211K no mods as standard is low on power Could someone help me with ideas or suggestions to get the lack of power sorted please!! I dont feel my 525d has the power it should have - it over revvs before shifting sometimes other time its sluggish and once I feel...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    ok, I'll try to condense this down to the important bits, had an issue with smoke blowing on WOT so cleaned out the EGR valve which fixed the smoke but started another problem, check engine light with a 4501 code for the EGR valve not functioning, after testing the EGR valve and replacing both...
  13. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hey, Just wanted to see if you guys can help me diagnose this rattle. It only happens when coming to a stop ie traffic lights, parking up again when coming to a stop and reversing (as in the video attached) and when going slowly say though a drive thru! Pretty annoying as its intermittent so...
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello i am marvin and new to this forum, im 31 years old and living in the netherlands, recently i bought a bmw 530d e61 out of 2006. And now i got a problem with the car, from idle to 2500 rpm the performance is real poor and flat and after 2500rpm the car gets full boost and power, sometimes...
  15. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello all, Just purchased a 2006 E90 320d M Sport edition with 68k miles and love the car so far. The only issue I am having with it is that at seemingly random times while accelerating, the DSC warning light will chime and pop up then drop off in about 3 seconds. There's no noteworthy...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I drive E90 320i engine N46 110kw, 225t kms. Sometimes I have rough idle for 10-15 secs after cold start OR engine dies after 3-5 secs after start. No other problems, mileage is ok, drives fine. I did a lot of work on engine: - 8t kms ago sparks, cleaned KN air filter, engine flush + new...
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a BMW E90 320d 2006. The problem i'm having started few weeks ago. When i was driving along around 60 the DSC light would flash for a few seconds cutting power to the engine at times. The problem would be solved by holding the DSC Light until the traction control would go of. I ignored...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I drive E90 320i engine N46 110kw, 225t kms. Sometimes I have rough idle for 10-15 secs after cold start OR engine dies after 3-5 secs after start. No other problems, mileage is ok, drives fine. I did a lot of work on engine: - 8t kms ago sparks, cleaned KN air filter, engine flush + new...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Help!! Pleease! How many bolts hold the starter on an M47 E90 Manual g/box?:confused I've removed all the bolts I can find on the bell housing and still the starter wont budge... Two bolts on the gearbox side of the bell-housing.. I cannot see any others and the starter wont budge.. Have I...
  20. General BMW Discussions
    Hi how’s it going was was at my battery yesterday and discovered all these wires was wondering if anybody had any idea what there for thanks again Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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