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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. Hoping I could get some help. Today the power steering failed and message displayed 'Increased Steering Effort'. Unable to use the car which is very frustrating. Only low mileage at 17000 and well looked after. Yesterday the front bumper got caught on a curb and left side pulled out...
  2. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    hi everyone just bought a new hk amp just wanted to ask if anyone knows the best place to buy the lead to connect it up? many thnks james
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, After one year of no issues recently the car stopped at a roundabout (other driver). Then restarted with hesitation and stalled again 20 mins later. Replaced the crankshaft sensor and all sorted. Then it developed a knocking sound which seems to come out from where the second injector is...
  4. BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Can anyone tell me where i can download the software for carsoft 6.5, My old laptop crashed, and i'm trying to update everything on my new laptop, Thanks
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    E46 - 320i - 2001 I am about to change the engine oil. I have had a look at the manual and it says 6.5 litres 5w30. This seem like alot to me as the most I can find is 5 litres. Will I need the full 6.5 that it says in the manual? I will be changing the oil filter at the same time.
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    AFAIK if I enable the ECU option 07.00 it should display coolant temperature. Assuming the ECU display is correct, the car takes about 10 minutes mixed driving to get to about 65 degrees. If I hammer it, I can get it to nudge 70 but no more (ambient temperature 10 degrees). Anyway, I took it...
  7. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi, I had an intermittent problem where my ABS and traction control weren't working which was solved by changing the battery. After that the lights went out permanently so I thought my problem was solved. But now the dreaded lights are back on and staying on so i want to get my fault codes read...
  8. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    hi does any body know how to load carsoft 6.5 and get it to work
  9. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi guys Have just recently purchased a carsoft 6.5 interface and had my first play with it. All installed smoothly and talks to the car. Gave it a try on a E46 330i I got a few fault codes back and was wondering if there is a list of the the codes and the BMW codes they relate back to (noticed...
  10. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Got a 2003 530d sport with nav and all the gadgets. Used carsoft 6.5 for the first time to reset the dash language from French to Uk English. Abandoned the E39 'vehicle coding' write first time round then did it again to completion. Now my language is english but the rev counter doesn't work...