BMW Forums : BimmerForums banner

25i

  1. 2004 E83 X3 -2.5i crank won't start

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi,I've 2004 BMW X3 E83 2.5i with 102000 miles and have a problem of cranking not starting. I would drive the car normal for let's say 3-4 days or so and try to start it sometimes it won't start it will be just cranking continuous. If I leave the car for a day or 2 it starts and drives normal...
  2. 2006 BMW Z4 2.5i Losing TONS of oil please HELP!!

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi all! I have returned to the forum after finally purchasing another BMW and I have issues with the beast already! I purchased the car from wales 2 weeks ago and have done around 700 miles since and in this time I have managed to lose 2 ltrs of oil!! I cant see anything under the car and...
  3. HELP! 2006 Z4 2.5i Losing lots of oil no sign of leak or smoke.

    Z4
    Hi all! I have returned to the forum after finally purchasing another BMW and I have issues with the beast already! I purchased the car from wales 2 weeks ago and have done around 700 miles since and in this time I have managed to lose 2 ltrs of oil!! I cant see anything under the car and...
  4. 2004 x3 2.5i leak and engine light

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, First post so hopefully someone can help! I have recently brought a 2004 BMW X3 in an attempt to have a comfortable family car. While the first week with the car was great, the second week brought on a chunk of issues. The engine warning light came on. I had it reset but was told that...
  5. BMW E36 2.5i 1993 - Viscous fan coupling

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I recently decided to change my viscous fan coupling as it had never been changed and was very dirty. I purchased and fitted an EIS viscous fan coupling as a replacement part which I brought from Eurocarparts which cost £28. Will this be an adequate replacement or should I go with a more...
  6. BMW E36 2.5i 1993 - Car Overheating in hot weather

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, My BMW E36 2.5i began to overheat in traffic yesterday with the temp needle moving up, I was able to stop somewhere safe which was a relief. I changed the fan clutch last Saturday (following the correct orientation of it), did a radiator coolant flush and bled out the system. In the...
  7. Ignition coil resistance testing- BMW E36 1993 2.5i

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I want to test the ignition coils for resistance. Does anyone know what the recommended resistance level is? I've read online that anything between 0.4 to 0.8 ohms between the two outer terminals in the coil plug housing is good?
  8. Diagnostic Scan Tool - 1993 E36 2.5i Cabriolet

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Can anyone point to me a diagnostic scan tool for my 1993 E36? I've heard I need one which is OBD1 compliant but cannot find many online which are compatible. Thanks
  9. Exhaust Manifold - 1993 E36 2.5i Cabriolet

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I'm looking to change my exhaust manifold since I had the rest of my exhaust system upgraded. In people's experience how much does it cost to change a manifold? For custom made one's I've been quoted as high as a £1000, however on the shelf (e.g ebay) are charging as circa £100. Has anyone...
  10. Rear indicator lights not working - 1993 E36 2.5i Cabriolet

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi I have an issue with my rear indicator lights which have all of a sudden stopped working. Also when I indicate left or right my front and side indicator lights are blinking very fast and the blinking sound is fast too. I looked on the forums and saw advise to see how the hazard lights are...
  11. 2.5i 2001 e46 wont start

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    my wife went to pull the car off the drive and it cut out after about 1 metre,now how do i tell if the fuel pump is working etc,im getting a buzzing noise from the engine bay near the air filter piping,if i take the light blue relay out the buzzing stops,the fuel pump fuse is ok,the car spins...
  12. e30 2.5i swap

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi guys have my e30 and want to swap out the motor for a v8 can any one tell me the easiest way to go about it I want to buy a donor car for this project so will have the loom etc what engine mounts propshaft etc any help would be good 1986 e30 2.5i convertible cheers chappers
  13. 1994 E36 2.5i Convertible - Must do service/maintenance items?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I'm new to the forum, new to BMWs and the new (and slightly scared) owner of a tatty ancient E36 2.5i convertible. This was supposed to be my first foray into bangernomics and I think my heart got the better of my normally very logical head. It has some service history (appears to have had...
  14. X3 2004 E83 2.5I Rear tailgate trim removal

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Recently needed to replace some blown globes and one was the rear reversing light. According to the manual it says consult your dealer - just to replace globe!! Tried to remove rear tailgate trim to get at globe but it was not easy. Before I ruin the trim trying to get it off does anyone have an...
  15. BMW E60 2.5i INduction Kit

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi, Apologies if this is not in the correct section of the topic but I am new to this forum so please go easy on me. I have a E60 2.5i Beemer which I am startingto play about with and want to know if anyone has a good induction kit to purchase as K&N don't seem to do one apart from just the...
  16. 55 Plate X3 2.5i - MPG Query

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi All The missus has a 55 plate 2.5i X3. Now i know its a rather large lump of an engine but the MPG on this thing is shocking. When i looked at the MPG OBC display it was showing 17.5MPG. Reset it and drove 130 miles on a day trip going at no faster than 70 mph on the Mway (cruise control...
  17. 2003 E85 Z4 2.5i - Battery / Alternator?

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    When it gets cold - around freezing mark - the battery / alternator light will occasionally come on, on my car - normally after being driven a couple of miles down the road, turned off and re-started again. If I check the battery, it will always be showing green on the 'condition eye', and the...
  18. E85 Z4 2003 2.5i Auto

    Hereford BMW - Bimmerforums Shop
    I need new 'DISA' - Adjuster unit. I've got the following part number from Real OEM: 11617544806 Could you please provide a price ASAP - I will be able to collect as I live in South Shropshire. Many thanks
  19. 523i 2.5i se advice please .......

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    i am off to get one in the morning , can people please post what i need to look out for when inspecting the car. it has a full bmw service history . it has done 164,000 miles but thats nothing to be worried about considering it has a full service history right ? ? ? all points greatly appreciated
  20. 1993 E36 2.5i Coupe E/windows, C/locking not Working

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    The electric windows, the central locking and the courtest light have all failed. although the light works manually. I have checked every single fuse in the fuse box four times. I have tried to locate the comfort relay but I am satisfied there isn't one fitted to my car. Apaprently I have a GM...
Top