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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm getting an auto stop/start failure alert on ignition. Could it be related to any of the following errors: D354 No message (engine 168) D355 No message (engine 169) D356 No message (engine 170) 498E DDE: Oil-level sensor 5DEC Performance reduction 4AFB Brake Vacuum-pressure sensor, signal...
  2. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    I need the grey trunk moulding cover (the part with the hand holds that you grab onto to close the trunk) with the furry lining band that fits into it, do you have that partnumber I can't find it online? 320d SE (177)
  3. E87
    Hi I am after some information I recently changed an injector seal (Copper washer) and noticed a rubber 'O' ring type seal near the top of the injector/ cam cover. Is this part of the rocker cover gasket? Or is it simply an 'O' ring... Mine was perished and burned due to the injector leak, is it...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have purchased a valet/hotel switch for my 2009 E90 which is fitted in the glovebox. I removed the blanking plate and attached the pre installed wiring which was located behind the switch. I am struggling with the coding. I have turned on (what I believe) is Hotel Mode but the valet switch...
  5. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    So checked temperature through hidden menu and was really cool. Changed thermostat and perfect getting up to temperature and holding. But today I noticed in heavy traffic it crept up to 97oc Is this ok? I was bit worried. What temperature is ok and when should the fans kick in? Cheers
  6. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    It's a 59 plate x5 3.0d lads. Just done egr removal and was going to do swirl flap blank at weekend. Been told that I wont have any? Is this true? Already bought some 33mm ones.
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi all got a 2009 520d e60 went to open the passenger door and it wont open inside or out button is going up and down with the remote, i manage to push the door panel back a bit to see down and pushed the lever with a bar but it still wont open any ideas much appreciated
  8. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, My 09 1 series M sport went into the garage the other day to have new drive shafts fitted, only to find once i had it back the radio wasn't working properly. My car is a 2009 e87 118d m-sport with a professional CD. No radio, nothing, blank screen and no illumination. Also no warning...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    Hi there I would like to confirm if someone can let me know the location of the fuel filter on the above car. I followed the video below but removing the cover in the video does not provide me with access to the fuel filter. I am based in Toronto so this would be the north American version the...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 2009, 335i convertible hard top that stalls before the trunk lid completes the down cycle. It also stalls when the top assembly starts to exit the trunk. For both the down and up operation, it will complete the cycle by assisting. The trunk must be pushed down for the down cycle and the...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Fault codes given by use of left stalk : CC-ID 30 engine problem-stop engine, and CC-ID 431 brake loading too high. Seems to drive Ok, and brakes OK. So I took it to a non-BMW specialist independent garage (friend) who run his diagnostics and found nothing new other than the long standing Nox...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Car type: 2009 318d BMW M sport Saloon (auto). Mileage: 90k I am hoping someone can help me identify this noise/fault that is coming from underneath my car. It has been plaguing me for over a year & has still not been located even after visiting two BMW specialists in the Midlands area. A...
  13. 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...
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My 3.0d 525d has now done 75000 miles and the diff oil has never been changed, is it a sealed for life diff or is there a change interval? If it isn’t sealed for life what grade of oil do I need? Thanks in advance Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have placed a USB stick in the USB port in the armrest of my BMW e93. It plays for about 20/30mins, then appears to reboot and play the song that it started with (not where it was up to). i have no other audio issues. Is the port designed for a memory stick ? Cheers Craig
  16. General BMW Discussions
    Hello dear forum , recently i bought a BMW X5 35d 2009 , as i can see there are air suspension bags in the rear , on front it looks like normal shock absorbers . I know how air suspension works or how it looks . Could anyone tell me how to recognize if my vehicle is equipped with "SELF...
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, The other day i smelled this sort of burned oil i the cabin while driving. Left the car at a local workshop and they claims that the turbo is broken. Now, is it reasonable to assume that the turbo is broken when I do not experience any power loss? I can see that it is sticky at the...
  18. General BMW Discussions
    Hello there, Hope I've placed this in the right place. I'm hoping someone could help me with my issue. The story goes as follows. I bought a car from a Motorhog now known as SYNETIQ. The car in question is a 2009 BMW 335d M sport. So the vehicle was a category 'C' and had been stolen before...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    What are the differences in the 2009 e92 330i compared to the previous models any upgrades or downgraded parts? I read somewhere that the pre 09 models are much better then the 09 as it came with more stuff but it didn’t mention what exactly.
  20. Introductions
    its been 20 years since i had a bmw, so i am pleased to be back in this world. its got 53k on the clock and in good shape. Is there any preventative maintenance i should be doing ?, ie something with the roof to keep it sweet ? Any advice most welcome.
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