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  1. Air leak ,

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    320i 2010 . When searching for an air leak on the intake pipes would brake fluid give the same result as carb cleaner Brake fluid I've got , carb cleaner I haven't PhilC Brake cleaner I mean . DOH
  2. Serious wind noise at higher speeds

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Good evening. I've been having some really serious wind noise at higher speeds (70/80+ km/h) coming from the base of the windshield, where the windshield and the dash meet on my '03 e46 320d. Initially, I figured it's a windshield glue problem, so I had it reglued, no improvement. Today i...
  3. Which Air Spring for an F11

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Afternoon all So then, my F11 Air Spring has failed on the Offside again. 2 Failures on a Genuine BMW Air Spring. Can anybody recommend an alternative replacement to Genuine BMW? Cheers
  4. E90 320d 2011 air conditioning leak with squeaky pulley ac compressor

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello I am new to this forum, just got a e90 lci 2011 320d done 90k. It had no ac gas when I got it so I took it to my local BMW dealer for an air con system clean where they treat it with some antibacterial thing and a refill. I started noticing a squeaking noise from the engine afterwards...
  5. Air mass readings in inpa 0.00 and exhaust smoke?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Afternoon chaps, I’m looking for some advise please guys. I’m having no luck over on the e90 group and I’m to believe some e46’s have the same n46 engine so figured I’d get a reply over here.. Basically in inpa my air mass reading is 0.00 would this point towards a broken sensor I don’t have...
  6. Which brand replacement air spring

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all , have what I suspect is a leaking suspension air spring . What brand replacement do people recommend from experience ? Car is 61 520d f11. Garage reckon non oem bag is £350+ vat but arnott one’s are £170 or so ? Many thanks
  7. Calling all inpa users, possible air mass metre fault

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Please could anyone that uses inpa tell me what there air mass metre in analog 1 reads? I’m getting 0.00 it’s a 2005 320i n46 e90
  8. 530d Msport air bag warning lights different error codes each time ?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys I have had the dreaded air warning lights appear on my wash and I cant clear the fault to scared to take it bmw as heard horror stories about this. I have put the seat bypass in still no fix any ideas
  9. Rear Air suspension USE to activate when remote opened door

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    But now Not ! Both rear bags new.No signs of leaks so far . But car sags down a bit after 24 hours ?
  10. Z3 air con / fan

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I have asked on another Forum (unfortunately without much success), so I'm hoping someone on here might know! Following a recent service including coolant change, I've noticed that whenever the air con is switched on, the fan comes on and off at regular intervals (maybe 10 seconds on, 10...
  11. Air Flap Control

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Car is a 2010 E91 LCI 320d. Trying to find where the active radiator flap, upper, gets its signal from. Looking at TIS it would seem that the signal is via the LIN bus from the DDE. Does anyone know where the LIN bus is taped into for the active flaps? From research earlier models, <Aug...
  12. 04 320d.. New lambda sensor and air mass sensor..stange revs!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, as says above, just fitted 2 new sensors. I was getting bad jerky acceleration between 1-2 thousand revs, which kicked in when car heated up, and other posts seemed to point to these 2 sensors. Fitted them yesterday, and now, when i start the car and ticking over, every 5 secons there...
  13. New rear suspension (Air) still drops ?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    any simple ideas what could cause this ?
  14. Auto air con to dual climate control

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Does anyone know if i changed my air con unit to a climate control one would it work or does it need recoding? F20 2017 the first pic is like mine the second is the one I'd like
  15. E36 centre air vent

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    The centre air vent has always been very stiff to move the deflectors from side to side. Last week I was a bit to aggressive with it and the centre horizontal vane broke!!! Even more of a problem, it's my wife's car! How easy is it to get this vent out and replace? Richard
  16. X5 2010 MSport Rear Air Bags

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, new to the world of x5s. Had lots of 5s and 3s but new to the x5, anyway had the car a few months but rear driver airbag I think is leaking as now and then it's low after a few hours and compressor kicks in on start-up. Anyway I think the originals are only good for 100k which mines is...
  17. New Radiator - Can't get all the air out/not bleeding properly

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Morning all, I fitted a new radiator in my 325Ci over the weekend as the old one had a leak and I've been topping it up with the antifreeze/coolant and water as you do, but despite bleeding it repeatedly I can't seem to get it to fill up to the max. This morning I tried to do it again in this...
  18. BMW 645ci Smg secondary air intake issue

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi everybody. I try to find out whats wrongwith my secondary air intake .Basically when I start a car for 60-70 seconds I can hear hissing-escapeing air from engine area. Its hard to located where is exactly. I thought maybe one of under manifold hose pipes cracks or sometrhing, but first of all...
  19. E91 Vents not blowing air after blower change

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I just changed out my blower motor for the heater. It had the usual squeak and rusted bearing issue that was not solved by lubrication. I bought a new motor unit from Pelican, swapped over the regulator and got it all back in OK. However now the air flow from the vents is almost nonexistant...
  20. Change of RPM after air filter change.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, so basically i bought a cone air filter for my BMW 316Ti B42 engine. I took the old one off and installed the new one but the MAS sensor had to be plugged in so i decided i will take it off and put back the original one. I have esentially did the same proces when taking it off but reverse...