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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have recently had my front grill changed from chrome to black and the moron technician has installed one with a camera hole. My car does not have the front camera installed however I am worried about any potential water ingress. Has anyone experienced something similar and whether there are...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Due to covid the guy who knows about bmws isn't working currently, so I was wondering if anyone could shed light as to weather this is an m57 or n57 variety. https://www.staffordshirecars.com/vehicle/bmw-330d-m-sport-in-staffordshire-ab95106d-ce88-4c1f-b1dd-dc733a6a5809 Many thanks.
  3. General BMW Discussions
    I know in theory only I can make this decision, but it’s an interesting discussion and would like to hear some opinions on it. I bought a F20 around 8 months ago now, it’s my first BMW and I didn’t know much about them before. Buying this car has really gotten me into cars, and I’ve been doing...
  4. Auto Electrical Forum
    I have recently had a small bump in my car. The N/S headlight was changed. After the accident repair I am having strange faults but they don’t show on BMW diagnostic. Below is a list of faults I have seen over the last 2 weeks. 1.Occasional start/stop switches engine off (3 times) 2. Cruise...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi folks, new to the forum. Looking to buy an early 90s 3 series convertible, I had a 3 series in the late 90s and loved it so wouldn’t mind getting an old one that needs a lot of work. Any ideas how to source one appreciated! Cheers
  6. Introductions
    Hi guys and girls, Im new to all this forum business so just popping up to intorduce myself! I'm looking to sell me 68 plate 320d m sport shadow edition and was after some advice off people as to the best way to sell it, if anyone is interested on this site at all and just general advice on...
  7. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi All, Long time listener etc. etc. I own a F32 430d (with MPPK) at the moment but have put a deposit on an F31 340i which I hope to collect from a main dealers next week. The car is an LCI reg June 2017 and has done approx 23K Miles. Its on standard M Sport suspension, has the comfort and...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all Looking to buy a BMW but my confidence in buying one has been somewhat dented in the last few months having heard stories from friends who have suffered timing chain/belt failures. However my mate keeps pestering me to buy one. I do like the idea of having a BMW 3 series 320d (2014)..I...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    Hello, not been active on this forum for years! So nice to be back :) I’m currently driving 320D F30 and I’m saving up to buy the new G20 M340i. my question is... Do you think dealers are gonna slash pre registered car prices by a good chuck to get them sold after the lockdown? wondering if I...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Had a 2014 316i since march, a couple days after getting the car it came up with a warning on the centre console 'Cruise control failure' & 'Speed limit failure' and said to have the problems checked by service. As soon as the warnings came up i go in touch with the garage i brought the car...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Sorry if I am posting in the wrong section. I am new to this forum and need urgent help and advice. So I purchased my car half a year ago and was told everything was fine with it and did all the checks required as a buyer to find out if it is ok. It all checked out. But today was its MOT...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello I have a very weird issue with an intermittent rough idle - https://youtu.be/6JCi6WswfBc The car is a July 2010 E90 318D SE N47T 143bhp Right hand drive Saloon To describe the issue in more detail: - Occurs randomly around 5-10mins after a cold start - if the car has been driven...
  13. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hey I was wondering if someone that is a lot more knowledgeable with the E46 as I previously had an E90, the issue that I'm having is that I cannot find the ignition wire beside the ECU on the right side of the bonnet. I have looked online for the wire marked as red with white stripe and yellow...
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi There, I have an issue that i believe is related to the turbo system for about 18 month. I have done approximately 25k miles over that period and it has only got slightly worse, so i do not think it is the actual turbo playing up as i assume it would have packed up all together by now and it...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    My 2014 3 series 320D Came with the back parking sensors. I want to install the front parking sensors and I was wondering if 1)How easy is it to install it? 2)Where can I buy a suitable one for my car(provide link if possible) Thank you.
  16. Introductions
    Hi all Had my 3 series about 6 months now and thought i would join a BMW forum Got the link from Piston Heads forum This is my first BM and i a love it I previously owned a couple of old Mercs ( 1990 190 and a 94 W124 2.2 coupe ) I love German cars and thought i would try a BMW and i am not...
  17. Introductions
    Hi All As the title says Im also new here and I picked up my first BMW yesterday, Its a 2014 320 SE and I am over the moon with it. Looking forward to reading what everyones up to. Have Fun. Jon
  18. BMW Parts for Sale
    Hi everyone, I had one of these made for our e87 and decided to get a few of them in bulk to reduce the cost. It was made by the same person who did our sprinter and caddy steering wheels. BMW e87 e81 e88 e82 e90 e91 e92 1 3 series x1 sport steering wheel new automotive leather with stitching...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone, I am new to this forum so sorry if this is a bit of a repeat. I recently bought my 325i (e93 manufactured sept 2010) from my uncle who used it as a business car. (bought from Park Lane BMW). He didn't have any issues with it and I only bought it a month ago. A week ago my car was...
  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 3 series touring 2007 build and have noticed a problem with heat on the side of the drive train in the cabin. I have checked the heat shield underneath and the exhaust is fine - any ideas?
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