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  1. E61 rear air suspesion.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, morning. Can i ask you please, sunday (yesturday) we was about 50 mile away from our home, we was at family members home. so when we (my self, my misssis < in the front > & no max of about 20kg shopping < in the boot / tail lift area > ). when we drove off (say about 2nd gear) the...
  2. BMW 320I SPORT 2013 Drive Mode Default + Air Con

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, I wonder if anyone can help me please... Two things which I've never been able to fathom on my 3 series. 1) The drive mode defaults to 'Comfort'. Is there a way to get it to default to something else, e.g. Sport+, Eco etc? Without having to manually change it every time... 2) Every...
  3. Charge air pipe seal failed

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Car's in the garage at the moment trying to find the reason why I keep loosing boost and getting a 3F57 charge air pressure controller fault code I have noticed that I was getting fumes in the cabin when driving and had a look around the engine bay, I noticed moisture & bubbling from what i...
  4. K&N air intake

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all I am just wondering I have bought a K&N air intake system for my E87 2006 116i sport, after fitting does this cause any issues with ECU and bring up any faults due to moving any sensors away from the main air filter box, any advice would be greatly received Thanks alot
  5. BMW F01 Air Suspension problems help pls.

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, i'm hoping you guys can help me with 2 queries i have. Firstly, since i bought my 2013 730d, i have had a few air susp problems. One of the rear struts was leaking and caused an idrive 'chassis' error, so i replaced it with a second hand part (to try avoid the £1500 part from main stealer...
  6. Air conditioning condenser

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all my f20 had a leak check done today and the condenser had corrosion and a hole near the weld on one corner and is leaking. The system has been emptied by the garage. Has anyone replaced the condenser on a f20 and if so is their any guides to have a look at or any advice Thanks
  7. Aerosus air spring installation

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all , as above I’m going to attempt to DIY replacing one if the air suspsenon air bags . I’ve purchased an aerosus unit but it doesn’t come with instructions . I’ve seen arnott instructions as well as some videos on YouTube but wondered if there were any steps specific to the Aerosus springs...
  8. F11 air suspension tubes from compressor

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all what colour tube inflates which sides air suspension bag ? Many thanks
  9. Need some help on an air compressor

    Hello guys. Please check this when you have spare time - any help would be very much appreciated. I'm also first time BMW owner. Got a E46 320d
  10. f11 air suspension / ride height problem

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Im new to this forum and i looking for your help. I have a problem with my f11 for a while now and cant find a way to fix it. The gap between the offside rear wheel and the wheel arch is much bigger then the nearside. I got ista+ 2 weeks ago and tried to do the ride height calibration...
  11. Air compressor

    BMW Guides and How To's
    *I replaced my air bags as they were on their way out and the compressor was often running. The compressor is still running but not as much, I scanned for codes using carly and the error code is 5fb5. According to carly it states; 'Compressor temperture does not fall when the compressor is not...
  12. Air filter housing vibration!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Think I’ve finally got to the bottom of this annoying vibration on idle (worse when selecting drive). After having another look the other day I noticed the engine covers and air box on the slam panel move a lot on idle and even more when I select drive. Not much I can do about the engine cover...
  13. 2000 E39 535i - wot no hot air?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My ageing but still lovely old 535i has developed a quirk with it's heating. Car starts and hot air is forthcoming almost immediately. If you drive for about 20 mins the hot air disappears and nothing on the control panel seems able to bring it back. The fan control is all fine and the aircon...
  14. Air Conditioner Code

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All I recently tried using my AC the other day and quickly realised that it was blowing warm air into the cabin. I haven't used it since last summer and was wondering could it be a re-gas issue or something more serious? I checked it with BimmerCode photo attached, but I have no idea what...
  15. Intake Air Temperature Sensor Location

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi there, I have had a 3, 5 and two 7 series but never a 6 so scratched my itch and recently purchased a 635D, 2010, full BMW history up to 2017 flew through it's MOT though it needs rear tyres, :jaw-dropping and I thought great motor. Last couple of days engine light on, codes off the top of...
  16. Car not shutting down when d/c Mass air flow

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello all I came across the video below as my car has been stalling on Startup and I believe it is attributed to the MAF. I bought some mass air flow sensor cleaner, disconnected the sensor sprayed it clean, let it dry reconnected and Then followed his instructions in the video which pretty much...
  17. 2001 E46 330ci - Air con not working

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there. I have bought recently a 330ci (2001) and the air con was not working, no cold air... I bought a can and regulator to regas the system yesterday and when done it did not make a difference... I have checked the compressor and it spins. I can notice a hissing sound inside the car when...
  18. Air bag control unit for e 46

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    The red warning light on the dashboard showing a seatbelt has been glowing since before the last MOT and I was told that I need to get a replacement airbag control unit module to cure this. On eBay there is a vast difference in cost between new and used - I am guessing that any unit either...
  19. Air con drain

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I never notice drips under the car now when the air con is on. Where does the drain exit the car does anyone know? Thanks all!
  20. 2009 E70 X5 Air Spring Issue

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    All noticed yesterday when parked my passenger side back wheel arch was about 10cm lower than the drivers side, i'm guessing the air spring has a leak, when I start the car it goes straight back up, it's a 2009 X5 M-sport with 90k on it, im also guessing i need to replace both at the same...