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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Had leaky airbags replaced 3-4 months ago, problem solved backend stopped dropping. Yesterday I was driving on the motorway at 70mph on the way to work and out of nowhere the backend just suddenly dropped flat on both sides, I thought my new airbags had exploded, I managed to limp the car to my...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Hi I’m new here! I have purchased a beautiful X Reg 520i SE, 2L petrol. Big heavy car but a lovely Sunday drive! The car has done 100k miles, has full history and I’m the 2nd owner! I was hoping someone could help me out with what these cars are worth? I picked it up in an auction at a price too...
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello guys, I currently own a manual 2013 f10 530d, I had the egr valve replaced over a year ago on the recall so am confident this is not the issue. The car is suffering from jolting under acceleration (like a bad gear change) then the drivetrain error appears and the car loses all power (I...
  4. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi Guys. I am new the forum but i have a problem i cant seem to resolve. My 5 series 2008 n53 525i e61starts and drives fine however whenever i try to scan her, i get a no communication with module message. This error appears to switch between different modules and affects 5 modules on average...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I need some advice regarding having 2012-2013 M3 or 2012 model full specs 535d M sport Car I am aware that these 2 models are totally different but in my shoes for which option you would go and why? That would help me to take better decision I recently reviewed two M3; 1- 2012...
  6. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi , I need to replace the coil springs and shock absorbers on my car however every parts shop asks me if I have the 'sport suspension' or the standard suspension. I have no way of finding this out, although I rang a BMW dealership they wouldn't tell me which type my car was fitted with. My car...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Solved 3 in 1 5 series f10 Drive train error Water in boot Parking error So I may have solved all 3. All these problems in my case where from the water in boot issue. I think you should do what I've done regardless of having a water leak or if you are having car issues. But check your boot...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    Any ideas on what to change next? It's a 2015 BMW 530D F10 (M-Sport). Curently has a racechip tune (giving it supposedly 314bhp). Matt black kidney grills. Had some minor ECU changes to settings (nothing to noticable). I always wanted to do more mods but every now and again I look at it and...
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys , need some help with my 525d e60. It's a 2006 and have recently been struggling to start in the cold, the car will just sit there turning over but not starting , eventually leading to a flat battery. On the occasions it does start it smokes white for a few mins and then goes normal. I...
  10. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, In short, is it possible for a 2016 520d M Sport, to have the rear spoiler but not the Harman Kardon speakers? To detail: Shopping about for 2016 5 series. Lots of choices but got a few narrowed down. From the majority of listings I've seen, the rear spoiler is always a part of the M...
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, After driving the car for a few months, I've determined that the propshaft doughnut needs replacing as there is an annoying rumbling at certain revs/speed. Before going ahead and ordering a part I rang my local BMW dealership to check some part numbers to make sure I order the right...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    I've just got my BMW today and want to use the BMW Connected APP. I have registered on the APP and have got tom the part where you type in the last 7 digits of your VIN. The APP says it has sent s message to the car. It hadn't. I tried it twice more and still nothing. Then, I got three...
  13. Introductions
    Hi, Im Brad, I am new here and wondered if i could use your expert knowledge if possible I have a 2013 530d manual 258bhp and need a replacement flywheel however am ultra Confused at which part number i need i was told by one BMW dealer the m57 engine flywheels fit the n57 however another one...
  14. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I have a set of hardly used (3000 miles) Borbet XRT 18" wheels with TPMS valves - No tyres. Wheels cost over £700 and valves were £170. Any takers? I would rather sell to a BMW enthusiast than "give them away" to the trade. All wheels are unmarked. Any reasonable offer considered. Thanks.
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Im new to this forum and was looking for some advice. I currently own an E60 2005 model and i'm able to use the bluetooth in my car to make phone calls etc. I was wondering if i'm able to somehow stream music aswell? If not what is recommended to be able to do so?
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys I am hoping one of you will be able to help me with a problem on my 2006 e60 525d Automatic. Pulled up after work a couple of days ago and noticed the idle was fluctuating as well as the car shuddering. I could also smell a rubbery burning smell. The next morning I was on the way to...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi - hope someone can help. I have this really annoying pulsing noise inside my Touring when moving, particularly noticeable in the lower gears. The best way I can describe it is that it's similar to the effect you get when a back window is ajar and you get a pressure pulse inside the cabin. I...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I've experienced Professional Navigation problems (option 609, CCC, pre-facelifted E60 from 2006) - I have the sat nav DVD drive on the centre console just below the CD slot below ventilation controls. A few days ago it started asking 'DVD read error. Please check DVD', or something...
  19. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Advise please!? I have the 10" screen sat nav setup, but BMW have told me its the basic speaker system with no upgrades available and that's all they said :mad I needs tweeters adding at least, but unsure if to upgrade the front door and sub speakers aswell Tweeters only...
  20. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I asked this question over on pistonheads and people were telling me not to get a 535d. Basically I'll be doing 90k+ yearly in the car and would like to know if there are any reasons not to go for the 535d in this case? Would a 7 series be a better car? Which BMW would be the most...
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