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  1. BMW E63 630i (2008) heavy condensation/damp

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all first post on the forums, I have a 2008 630i coupe, and I need to replace the weather strip/seal that goes around the top of the window trim linked to the roof, as I beleive this is the main factor of the damp and condensation. However Im having little luck actually finding anything...
  2. BMW x3 2008 Which cable to purchase

    General BMW Discussions
    I have searched on the internet and there seems to be a wide range in price for D-Can and also the K-LINE Cable (Blue Cable), So I am looking for a suggestion on whats best to buy use for general fault clearing codes etc..I have downloaded and sucessfully installed INPA and a whole bunch of...
  3. 2008 X3 E83 2.0 SE Auto - Harsh gear changing

    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...
  4. No DRL Option on 2008 320i E90

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I just got a 2008 320i e90 European/Japanese spec. I have been watching on YouTube how to activate the DRL through the BC and up/down switch. I have managed to get to where the DRL option is supposed to be but unfortunately it is not there. Does this mean this vehicle does not have DRL? Or...
  5. 116i, 2008 n43, normal "ticking-sound"?

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi, Recently bought a bmw 116i, 2008 with the n43 engine. I believe I can hear a ticking sound from the engine and wonder if this is a normal sound or if this could be a indication that the chain or the chain tensioner needs to be changed? I have the link to the sound...
  6. 2008 E87 118D - Cranks but does not start

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    None starter, car cut out on a drive and would not start again. Fuel level was low so topped up with 5l, changed fuel filter, fuses checked and plugged in to basic diagnostics but no codes. Getting 11.7V pre fuel filter control module with battery switched on, nothing post module until...
  7. 2008 E90 Steering issues

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Car has 62k miles on the clock and has been running ok. Now needs a HPFP which is booked in to the garage. Went to move it the othe day but battery had gone flat. Charged ok and reading 14.9v. But in the mean time had to use a different battery to move it. This is when the steering...
  8. 2008 318i (Auto, 145K) cranks up but won’t start

    Auto Electrical Forum
    So about a month ago, I drove to my 318i (2008 Auto) to the shop as usual. It’s never given me any issues or shown any signs of. I’ve only had it for 3months as 2nd hand though (145K). When I got back in the car after less than 10mins in the shop, the car wouldn’t start! Cranked up but no start...
  9. 2008 E87 Oil light

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    2008 e87 I have an 116i Manual E87 that keeps on having the Oil light come on Had the car 6 months and drives perfectly otherwise no other issues to date. Oil level is OK. Oil light came on but then went away. Have had it on a friends diagnostic and no stored codes or clues. Have changed...
  10. 2008 E90 320i, engine stutter/tremor

    General BMW Discussions
    Good evening all! Currently having a problem with my BMW 320i. As hopefully you can see in the attached images my revs are at a constant 650rpm until it drops (nearly hitting 500rpm) every so often, somtimes 3 or 4 times in a row. Sometimes its perfectly steady, and yet others, it feels like it...
  11. 120 Msport 2008

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Everyone, The light on my 120d MSport have started playing up - the warning lights and bong is coming on, indicators are flashing double speed yet all the lights are working - any suggestions? Thanks...
  12. 2008 X5 Battery Replacement Spec

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all Need a replacement battery for my 7 seat 2008 x5 but can’t find the same spec battery for sale any where. Currently fitted with the following 90 ah 900 a 160 rc 900 cca sae Seems so many choices from eurocar parts none of them this spec Car does not have start/stop Anyone know if this...
  13. 2008 E60 520d LCI - Multiple errors

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Im having multiple issues with error codes on my 2008 e60 520d m sport lci with 150k miles on the clock. Ive read all the codes using INPA and DIS. The codes are as follows; DDE Diesel Electronics OL 4B1C Fuel Filter Heating, activation 4C5E Particulate filter system minimum...
  14. BMW 2008 320D E92 - Few Questions?

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi all, I live in Malta and bought that BMW model from UK (3rd car I bought from UK :thumbsup) almost 2 years ago now, it had around 95k miles and now it has around 110k. From some weeks I've been noticing black smoke under acceleration, I brought it to mechanic 10 days ago as I thought EGR...
  15. late 2008 e61 3.0 managment light comes on under hard aceleration but resets on restarting

    Introductions
    Hi guys, ive just bought a late 2008 E61, i keep reading that the BMW diagnostic software is available to download and run from a laptop but although i can find loads of links none of them work, can anyone point me in the right direction for the download as i would like to have it on standby for...
  16. 2008 325D scanner update

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi, just wondered if I am wasting my time trying to update my i carsoft i910 scanner on my pc.I am running windows 10 but cant seem to update successfully.Tried from carsoft website but keep failing ie.bootloader cannot load database.Also since trying to update when scanner screen is blank...
  17. 2008 E92 325SE Cooling system issues

    Introductions
    Greetings all, my 2008 E92 325se 2996cc has started to show the radiator warning light on the dash in yellow, i've recently had a new expansion tank fitted and the radiator was replaced in December 2017. I've checked the level in the expansion tank and i have had to top up the fluid level, the...
  18. 2008 e60 535d - High Cooland Presure - coolant overflow

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, im experiencing some very high pressure on my coolant system, and coolant overflows at expantion tank cap . Temperatures dosent go above 90 . If i drive it below 2000 RPM seems ok, i can drive it long distances . and no pressure, the hoses are not hard, but once i push the card for hard...
  19. 2008 e61 520D - Glow plug fault on Carly app

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I used the Carly app to check a car I've bough recently and I get. 004A6E Glow plug cylinder 1, control 004A5E Glow plug cylinder 2, control 004D03 - 0041BA Exhaust back pressure sensor Since after speaking with a friend, he mentioned that the control unit isn't used in warm weather...
  20. BMW 118D SE 2008 Gearbox Code?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All, I need to find out the gearbox code for my BMW 1 series as I currently have no 1st gear. I can source the gearbox but there are so many different ones. Manual 6 speed Variant - UD72 Version - Euro 5 5a All help is appreciated. Engine type - N47D20U0
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