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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hoping someone can help. I have a 2007 E60 and lately I’ve had to turn the A/C to a lower temperature to feel comfortable in the car. Firstly any ideas what it could be? Secondly I have access to INPA, but don’t know a lot about how to use it, so step by step instructions to check what you...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, rear view mirror has come off completely, as if the adhesive on the bracket has dried up. I want to remove the bracket so I can stick it back to the windshield but no idea how. Tried with an adjustable wrench but no joy. Can anyone help?
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey all, I recently pulled the trigger on a 2020 520d Touring (last BMW was the Z4). I am enjoying the comfort, technology and the 45mpg vs the 23mpg in my Z4 previously. I noticed some cool features on the car, so I thought I would make this video to share with you fellow 5er owners. I hope...
  4. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, Ive got a BMW 120d E87 at 168,587 miles at the moment Can anyone give me the reccomended engine oil,transmission and coolant grades/products as Ive gone through various threads and its left me stumped. My engine has started to make the dreaded timing chain grind on cold starts.
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys, As the title explains I am having issues with a noise/rattle coming from my gearbox. This rattle is present from 1st to 3rd (I reckon) and after that it cant be heard! Gearbox oil and filter were changed 10,000 miles ago using a Mann Filter part no H 50 001 and ATF oil spec Shell...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi 👋 I tried removing the MAP sensor connector but it seems completely stuck. I unclipped the grey retainer but even applying quite a lot of pressure and wiggling around it doesn't want to budge. Am I safe spraying WD on it or does someone have any other tips for uncoupling a stuck sensor...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, In about 10 days I will be the lucky owner of an F10 with prod. date of 2012-01-16. I will be the 2nd owner , car has 120.000 miles + Full service history . I used a VIN decoder and I will paste the options here. Vehicle information Body Type Saloon Steering Right Hand Drive...
  8. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, My iDrive has decided to enter a never ending reboot loop. It cannot load the navigation and then just resets. Repeat ad infinitum. It happened during a 1100 mile journey. Started the car after a break and the navigation failed to load. I thought it was a signal thing that would pick sort...
  9. 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...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Has someone been through this - I feel like I am in a very annoying massage chair that's got a bad motor. When idling, I can feel a vibration in the steering, driver seat, floor, and peddle, umm and the gear knob. When I rev the car between 80 and 120km it feels bouncy as if the wheels are not...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    So I need to replace the cig lighter fuses which I have managed to locate behind the glove box. The problem is you can’t access the ones I need to change through the little door in the glove box. This means I am going to have to remove the glove box unless anyone knows of another way to do it...
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, I recently purchased a 2010 E61 520d which has the halogen projector headlights. Stupidly, i purchased the adaptive headlights (AHL) and thought it would be a straight swap (silly me!). That said, i'm even more confused now on what i need to do to fit them and have them work correctly...
  13. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi folks, So the two cig lighter ports are not working which likely means the fuses are blown. The problem is I can’t locate a diagram which shows which fuses are where. Does anyone have a link to such a diagram? Or do you know which fuses are the ones I would need to change? Many thanks for...
  14. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi guys new to this forum David from Glasgow - i own a 2014 (64) 520d the headlight washers have not been working since last winter. The stalks are free moving when i manually use my hands to bring them out. so they are not stuck. are these fed off the main pump or is there seperate...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Brother in Law just had his go in a 3 Series Touring and so made me think of my own E60 ?? Looked it up and its a Sept 2006 car and supposedly has an M47N2 engine if that's of any help
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all - first post on here. Picked up my F11 520d touring M Sport a fortnight ago, and so far loving life. Only 2 small related issues I've found: 1) Upon startup, 9 times out of 10 the iDrive restarts. Not a biggie, just annoying. 2) Tried to update the firmware today, and every time it gets...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi all got a 2009 520d e60 went to open the passenger door and it wont open inside or out button is going up and down with the remote, i manage to push the door panel back a bit to see down and pushed the lever with a bar but it still wont open any ideas much appreciated
  18. BMW Guides and How To's
    I have been experiencing problems with a sticking front passenger door lock on my 2013 520d F11 tourer. The door button would not fully raise and in makes a repeated open attempt. I got a new one off Ebay for about £25. The replacement is made by the same company and is identical in every way...
  19. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, my 520d was broken in to (smashed drivers window) and now it will not unlock via the fob (only manually with the key in the drivers door), i cant unlock any other doors (all deadlocked), and inserting the fob in the dash does absolutely nothing. Even tried inserting fob from my dads X5, and...
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone, I posted this in the wrong thread - just joined :) I am new to this forum. I own a BMW 520d 08 LCI but with the M47N2 engine. I am currently facing a number of issues: A. Very slow throttle response under RPM 2000 and a check engine light on throttle kick down when I rev past...
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