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  1. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, So today I was driving to work on the A38 and the car just didn’t want to get up to speed at all, had a total loss of power and it wouldn’t go past 60mph. No EML on dash. There is an ABS warning light which I believe is the rings which I’m getting fixed next week but I bought the car...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, The two thermostats were replaced and the cooling fluid temperature is still very low. At 3 degrees Celsius environmental temperature, the car is running at 59-62 degrees Celsius. Can anyone tell me whether my main thermostat (RealOEM.com - Online BMW Parts Catalog) is electronically...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So my mapped 335d has no fault codes or engine lights. It was mapped by simon from emaps. He says 0 to 60 is 4.8 secs. Mine does 9 seconds....slower than factory. Fully serviced engine and transmission. I have noticed from 0 to 40 its fast but 40 to 60 its slow then goes after that. What can it be?
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Please excuse my ignorance, but has anyone experienced rust forming on the brake callipers and wheel hubs? and is there anything I can do to protect them or clean them up? Car is kept on a driveway and not in a garage so I assume that's why it's happening but I just wondered if anyone else...
  5. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, can anyone help. I have changed my h7s dipped and both didn't work. I've changed my offside back and it works, but still my drivers side is off even with it changed back. I bought some philips diamond to put in and they are doing the same. I thought Phillips would be error free. Could I...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys! I've been on this forum for a quite a few years and I currently have a career in the motor trade industry working for a large car supermarket. Recently, I was offered by a family member, a 2010 '60' BMW 520d M Sport auto with 105k miles, but had to walk away due to a timing chain...
  7. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Greetings to all, my first post and hopefully i can help out in the future. I had a 2004 E46 touring and now an X5. Hopefully somebody can give me some advice.... i own a X5 which needed one of the coaster bushes changing (passenger side). I got this changed along with a couple of ball joints...
  8. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hey guys - So i was searching ebay to see if i can find LUX h8 v3 for my car but stumbled across this.. Ebay link What do you guys think of it? Should I get it? Will all 4 halo lights be on without coding? I have DRL turned on from iDrive CCC.
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey Guys, Im getting a cog on the dash every few days early in the morning. i usually just turn the key to the "on" position, and the error comes up on the dash without even needing to start the ignition. If i turn the key off, then back on again, the usual "P" will come back as normal. I've...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Dear All I have had my fantastic e39 530D for a year now and i love the way it drives its smooth fast (top end) and believe it or not its economical!! (genuine 45 on a run measured not trip computer) The only thing that is bugging me is the 0/60 i get beat quiet often by 1.6 petrols from a...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I'm having another problem with my auto gearbox, as some of you may know from my early post's that I swapped my gearbox for another, getting error now Code 60 Gearbox Switch error Managed to find that this relate to Gearbox position switch ( Number 9 ) this problem shows up after the car...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, My beamer recently passed it's MOT but even before then there was some juddering in the front wheels and a little bit in the steering wheel when cornering hard and on the motorway. I thought something was up with the suspension and assumed the mechanic would point it out during the MOT but...
  13. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    on another forum a guy had a smoky exhaust due to most probably worn Valve seats he was informed by an Indy BMW garage to use a different oil type - 10W 60 in this instance it put an end to his smoky exhaust, My question is is this oil going to do my engine harm, or is it worth a go, i have a...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello all. I have this problem.. When Driving exactly 60 Miles per hour or more, and releasing gas peddal, the revs drop as it should, but then half way it rises up a little and gets stuck. The car is de-accelerating, and once the speed is less than 60 Mph, the revs drop to it's neutral state...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Sorry this is a bit long Well although my cars on a 53 plate november 2003, being one of the first E60 SE 30i, its only done 47000 miles and is a genuine mileage. Recently the steering has been vague so I put the car in at a local garage who carries out general services on the car for me but...
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there I am presently looking at a the above car at a BMW dealer. I am told that the car is present at a different location and not at the location where I am living. I am doing a hpi check anyway. I would like to know if it is worth taking the risk of buying the car without test drive since...
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Morning all, does anyone know if there is a remap day coming up in the northwest soon? I've been told there cheaper so thought I'd ask. Plus has anyone ever remapped the auto and had any issues? Does it run smooth? Cheers guys
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