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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, new here & this is my first post. Looks like a great forum so looking forward to spending more time on here! I've got a 2009/59 BMW E60 530D (With Full M5 Conversion) It's a bit of a long one. Basically 2 weeks ago Sunday I was driving on the M4 motorway, towards Newport, Wales. I...
  2. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi guys: Hope someone can point me in the right direction sourcing these parts: 1995 840 Ci Right Hand Drive Euro version Car 1. Center console 2. Gear selector panel P R N D 4 3 2 for a 1995 840 Ci 3. Back cover harness unit for front left fog light unit 4. Front inner fenders 5...
  3. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    hi all one of my first posts i'm just after some advice please. I am looking to replace the rear tyres on my 2013 330d and have noticed that I have 225 45 18 tyres all round. my questions are as follows; 1. should it not have wider tyres on the rear ? (my previous Mercedes did) 2. what could I...
  4. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi I have a LHD E91 335D. I have a new C110 scanner delivered this morning. All I want it for is to check coolant temperature. Setting up is very easy BUT all is well until I get to page 16 of the manual. When I ask it to read the data stream the manual says that I should get a list which...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys, Firstly i would like to introduce myself, been hovering around the forum for over a year now and thought i best create an account. I have a 57 plate 320D Coupe (Dredded N47), had a lot of issues in the 1 year of ownership, camchain replacement / thermostats etc... very unlucky ! I...
  6. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    I have a 12MY 640D M Sport Coupe and just received a pair of genuine illuminated sill plates, purchased from eBay, unused which I believe may have been original OEM fitment removed from another vehicle. I have removed the sill treads (inner and outer) and can access the wiring loom along the...
  7. Auto Electrical Forum
    5 weeks ago my car would not start and started throwing up all kinds of errors. “Fuel Pump Failure” “Transmission Failure” etc Upon examination the terminal connectors from the wiring loom to the DDE were very corroded. We replaced the pins but it seemed like water or moisture had got into the...
  8. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Everyone, New member alert. One of my colleagues has a 54 plate E61 which we got from copart. The problem is that there was a problem, with the old CAS unit and we have a new CAS unit needs to be programmed with the VIN and he'd like to avoid main dealer charges. I've tried a number of...
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a SES light on my 320d E91 61k miles which has been diagnosed as MAF air sensor. It's been in the garage several times and supposedly been resolved, including new MAF sensor and coding, every time it comes out without the SES light on but it returns within a day or so. To make it more...
  10. Introductions
    Hi People. I would really like to know if anybody knows of a great lease deal on the new M5. I am currently looking at options for a new car or used but also very interested in taking over an existing lease if anybody knows where the best place to go for lease swapping in the UK. regards Dean
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hya all, My 1st post on here despite using the site as a ready source of information for some time. In a Nutshell - My E36 2.8i No modifications 109000 k's on the clock, no issues that I'm aware of, then one day while the engine was warm, it just wouldn't start, it would turn over but just...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Just driven 200 miles home with no problems, stopped to get fuel 1 mile from my house, started car up again and got a yellow warning light on dashboard of a steering wheel with an exclamation mark to the right of it. The warning message on the idrive said its had a 'Steering Assistance...
  13. Auto Electrical Forum
    Bmw 316ti fitting a sub in boot, need remote wire assistance Hello there, 1st post. I am installing a subwoofer in the boot of my recently acquired 03 compact 316ti. I have 2 issues I need help with. 1. I need to splice wires from my line out converter into the rear speakers. The ones on the...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, My vacuum pump has been leaking for a while now but I have not got around to fixing this. More recently my brakes have an intermittent problem where I loss servo assistance at low speed. My question is -are these two related and as the leak has presumably got worse has that caused a...
  15. Auto Electrical Forum
    I know there are loads of threads on here about electric mirror problems and mine has been on the blink for ages. When my car was last services they stated it was the electric motor was dead as they had tried to move it via the diagnostics and it didn't work. With the very cold weather I have...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hey guys jst bought a 318is and not liking the yellow interior and number plate lights this is my 1st car so i have no idea about this i bought some LED bulbs and changed the interior bulbs , boot , glove box and the 2 rear number plates. was nice a sweet for about a week and now the number...
  17. Introductions
    HI PEOPLE, NEW TO THE SITE SO I APOLOGISE IF THIS IS WRONG THREAD IN WRONG FORUM, BASICALLY MY E46 318CI IS ABIT OF A BANGER! ... I HAVE THE MAF SENSOR ON WRONG WAY ROUND TO MAKE IT RUN BETTER WITHOUT ANY SPLURGING OR LACK OF POWER (IS IT DANGEROUS OR HARMFUL TO THE ENGINE? )... I ALSO HAVE A...
  18. General BMW Discussions
    hello everyone i drove home from work as usual no problems as usual, locked the car and went inside the house. 1 hour later came out an got in the car sure enough it started but the power assistance failure light came on and yes sure enough it wouldnt steer. after a bit of investigation i found...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys, just checking... If I change my vacuum pump myself is it just a straight swap or is there certain measurements or timing etc? Same with the chain tensioner. Does it just screw straight on? And how can I check my timing? Cheers guys
  20. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi I have just had my 330cd E46 remapped to 273 BHP, I really cant stop grinning. I feel I should upgrade my brakes, has anybody done a 330cd to M3conversion? Is there a way of doing this? Or will changing my discs and pads to Brembos do the job? Other conversions are coming in at £1700...
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