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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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.
  9. 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?
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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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    WOW Stats are in - 80,000 on this... and it started via BIMMER Post... omg...
  16. General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, new to the forum because i am at a loss here and hope some of you could shine some light on my question. I have a bmw 520i, e39 2002. I haven't seen many of these about and when I've looked on gumtree uk, Facebook cars for sale etc, i can't seem to find many of these cars. plenty 3...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
  18. General BMW Discussions
    I have a 2012 5 Series M automatic and want to know a little more about the Sport Mode Feature. Technically i am kinda aware what happens when you put the car in sport mode.... When i push the gear lever to the left and put in sport mode the gears change into S1, S2 etc etc. Now, i know i can...
  19. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, First post on this forum, any forum in fact! I had a 2012 520d for about 9 months now and all was well until yesterday on way home from work. Lost all engine power. Dashboard showed "Fuel" and continue to drive moderately. EML was on as expected but weirdly showed tire pressure loss...
  20. Introductions
    Hi Newbie on the forum so forgive me if i've posted in the wrong place! I am the very proud owner of a 2012 520D SE. The windscreen had some chips in it when i purchased the car so have had the windscreen replaced with Autoglass. I'm not sure if this was happening before but when i close the...
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