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  1. Technical Guides for the BMW E31.
    Got a droopy Pop-Up Headlight with weedy light output? Here's how to get it all lovely again:
  2. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello all, I suppose it's a good thing that I don't post regularly on here! Just coming up for 140k, aside a rebuilt turbo (had nigh on 2 litres of oil in the IC lol) is going strong .... touchwood! Anyhoo... A fault has developed that I thought I'd check in with the guru's on here before I go...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Ive just taken my throttle body out to give it a clean as the engine management icon light and the eml lights came on the dual carriageway yesterday. I noticed that the adjuster valve has a tiny hole underneath it and theres like vacuum pipe near it. if im not wrong does that vacuum pipe go...
  4. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    went out in the car yesterday and the steering column adjuster wasnt working. is there a fuse / relay that might be at fault. haven't taken it apart yet but when i move the stalk i think i can hear a slight noise like the motor is working but not too sure on that. i will take it apart at the...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I noticed something when under the car the other night, the self levelling linkage wasn't attached. But upon trying to reattach it seems there's something missing. Is there something missing?
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all I have a new Disa valve for my 2001 318i. I found a DIY by a Aussie guy on the E46 Fanatics forums and his process is to remove cabin filter housing and everything below it. By looking at the clearence around the valve to get it out, cant I just loosen the oil dip stick pipe? Is there a...
  7. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    My drivers side vent adjuster was missing when I bought the car. I have subsequently found it in the rear seat storage area and wondered if anyone has any experience in fitting these once detached. Obviously the air from the vent can't be directed so it's pretty useless. Cheers.
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Not having much luck this side of the water so wondered if anyone knows of a place to get a M54B30 Disa at a reasonable price? Thanks!
  9. Introductions
    hi i have a problem with my left headlight not adjusting i was wondering if you can change the motor or do you have to change the whole headlight thanks dave
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi cant seem to figure out how to get this off. tryed turning it cant see a bolt inside either wtf? lol attached a pic
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    This morning I went to start my 525 and the battery was dead. While charging I heard a hum/buzz from the engine compartment. By ear I can determine the hum/buzz seems to be coming from the intake adjuster unit. Would a fail adjuster unit do this? Is there another electrical component in that...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Afternoon Ladies and Gents :) I hope you're all enjoy the sunshine whilst i sit in my office typing this :mad Basically, my car (for the last 4 months or so) has a sound that resembles a tractor. After many many many hours of research Ive come to the conclusion that my DISA valve is more than...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello Chaps Has anyone tackled the above with any success? I have just upgraded my bulbs with a HID kit and it makes a massive difference to the quality of the light. The only problem is that it’s still pointing at the floor. I'm sure I have one busted adjuster. The thing that bothers me the...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi could somebody please help i have a farting noise coming from around the intake manifold adjuster unit area it only happens at lowish revs when i accelerate sometimes happens when starting the car and just leaving it idleing, it makes the sound as though its on something that is rotating but...
  15. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys, Normally, when the ignition is switched on on my wifes car, you can hear the headlamps cycling through their adjuster range (up and down for about 1 sec). I have noticed today that this has stopped, and i can no longer adjust the headlight level from the thumbwheel on the dash. Does...
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