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  1. 2004 E85 Z4i 2.5 DSC Problem

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi, on the last 2 occasions ive been driving the telltale light for DSC has been permantly on? It goes off when i start a new journey and after 20 miles or so comes on again. The yellow brake warning light comes on aswell. Is it just a reset at the garage? The car was parked for 2 years and...
  2. 2007 E85 Z4 2.5 Leather seat problem

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi hope someone can help me, theres a long strip/clip attached to the leather at the back of the seat which has come off the metal bar under the seat and is just flapping, have tried to clip it back on but it wont hold, had a vallet so i pressume this happened when they moved the seat forward to...
  3. 2003 E85 2.5 Z4 How to fix all this fault codes on my M54

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    I need to know the way toi fix all this fault codes on my BMW Z4 2004: 98E2 Open circuit, firing circuit, belt tensioner, front right. 27CA DMTL pump motor activation 27CD DMTL Module Fault 93E7 Under Voltage 93AF No message (3) from satellite, door front right 93CA Deactivation, satellite...
  4. 2004 E60 530d se will front 255 30 zr20 and the rear 305 25 zr20 fit!!!

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    i am loving these rims for my 530d se 2004 e60 there called forgiato vizzo :jaw-dropping they tell me there going to come with front 255 30 zr20 and the rear 305 25 zr20 these are mega big.... are they going to fit... any one...
  5. 1997 E36 323i se 2.5 m52 engine oil burning??

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All :) I have an e36 323i se with an m52 engine its done just under 150k and its used oil from full line on dipstick to pretty much empty in about 6 months, surely there is a problem somewhere here, I got my friend to do the oil change on it when i gotthe car and he used full synthetic oil i...
  6. 2003 E85 Z4 2.5 What brake fluid?

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Anyone know what type of brake fluid goes into a 2003 Z4 2.5? Got all the calipers off to paint and will need to bleed the brakes later when i pick them up and fit them. Can't find any specification in the manual. BMW have reciently done a fluid change, just in Jan actually. So would need to be...
  7. 1997 M50/M52 2.5 and 2.8 cams?

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi Are cams the same appart from the profile and can thay fit in each engine.I have a set of 2.5 cams and if i reprofile them will thay go in a 2.8.With the 2.8 profile is there enough meat on the 2.5 cams to have them profiled for a 2.8. Thanks
  8. 1997 E36 2.5 - E36 2.8 engine conversion advice

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi I have looked for a thread for this? Will a 1997 2.8 fit in 1997 2.5 will i need to change gearbox? I have both cars so what will i need from donor car? Should i put 2.5 inlet manifold on 2.8? Will i need to put 2.8 exhaust on or are thay the same? Thanks H
  9. 1994 E36 2.5 tds chipped performance, what would you compare it to?

    BMW Tuning Forum
    im just curious as mine has chipped and i just dont find it that quick to be honest, my friends clio 182 can pull past it and im woundering how much faster it will actually be if i get this hybrid turbo built and big front mount and if it will be actually worth it as i dont want to spend money...
  10. 1995 E34 525i 2.5 litre misfire/wont start, fitted with lpg

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, im in a bit of trouble with my bmw, its my first day back at work this year and ive had to call it off as my E34 wont start. Its the 525i - have been told its an M50 engine, 2.5 litre, and its had an lpg kit fitted to it. About a month ago i had the car serviced. The service was ok but they...
  11. 2000 E46 323ci, will 2.5 exhaust make any power differences?

    BMW Tuning Forum
    323 is single pipe from centre back, where as 325 is double, will there be any power gains? And what make are the green cotton air filters that bmws tend to upgrade to?
  12. 1997 E39 2.5 523sei Air bag fault.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, have the airbag telltale light come on for no apparent reason, had codes read and said ' seat belt catch tensioner triggered', now is there any way to repair/fix the tensioner also if the airbag telltale is activated will it still deploy the airbags if you have a crash ??? Thanks Webber
  13. 1994 E36 320is with 2.5 conversion - straight pipe vs a gutted cat

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Ok as the title says which do you think is better my cat started breaking down and i was wondering if its better to cut it out and use straight pipes or should i drop the cat and gut out inside of the cat. I know that the backpressure of a gutted cat is suppose to be better than just having...
  14. 1998 E39 523i, 2.5 single vanos engine M52B25.Replaced cyclone valve, what next? Idle

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    On 1998 523i , 2.5 single vanos engine M52B25. Ive put a new idle control valve and new cyclone valve in now and I still cannot get a good idle. It gets a bit juddery and occasionally 'pops' in the intake manifold. When cold it generally just stalls a lot, when warm it just ticks over but poorly...
  15. 2005 E85 Z4 2.5 Owners Handbook

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi there to you all. Just got my third BMW a 2.5 Z4 unfortunatley it did not come with an owners handbook:frown I have downloaded the .pdf file version (160 page US edition) and it is fine for for familiarising myself with the car when i'm at home on the PC. I have approached a BMW dealer and...
  16. 2007 E85 Z4 2.5 window pillar creak

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    The plastic covers over the window pillars on my Z4 roadster creak like mad. Are these easy to remove and soundproof? does anyone have instructions for taking them off? thanks alan 2007 Z4 2.5si
  17. 2004 X3 2.5 Engine light on and poor performance/misfire

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Had a 2.5l(m54) X3 in at work with difficulty starting, engine light on and rough running at idle and when revved up, was apparent that it wasn't running on all cylinders(misfire) so read the diagnostic codes first and got these..... DTC 2742 Cylinder 1 misfire, safety fuel shut off. DTC 2746...
  18. 2004 E83 X3 2.5 litre petrol MPG

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Dear All Im new to the forum and im keen to hear what you X3 owners think to th MPG for an X3. If i buy a petrol it will enable me to buy a newer second hand model with lower mileage than a diesel. Im looking at an 04 with 36k on the clock, its a 2.5 Litre petrol.. Hope you can help Thanks