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  1. 2019 M240i - Speakers are so bad!

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hey guys. Just picked up my first ever BMW. It's an M240i from Feb 2019. The speakers are so bad that I am actually shocked. Firstly I guess is that normal? If it's normal, does anyone have any recommendations on somewhere to go to get them replaced? Preferably Hampshire based or close by? Seen...
  2. Why is AUX, BT audio so bad on F11?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    FM/DAB radio comes through just OK, whereas bluetooth or aux audio comes out pretty faint, and its frequency response is not great. The dealer told me I had the latest BT firmware. Is there a quick fix to it?
  3. What are good and bad points of.......

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    The n47 vs m47 Sent from my G8341 using Tapatalk
  4. 328i High Co, low Lambda and bad MPG

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guy, hopefully you guys can give me a bit of a brainstorm on this issue. I've had the car about 8 months, it's always averaged about 15/16mpg on a 10+ mile run, but I've always overlooked it as an old 6cyl that drinks fuel. So this weekend I finished up some suspension work etc and thought...
  5. Turbo went then bad engine sound?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, my turbo on my 2008 520d stopped working and just made a constant loud whining noise I wasn't far from where I was going so carried on then 5 mins later the whining stopped but there's a nasty sound from engine. Anyone have any suggestions what I could have damaged and where to start with...
  6. How bad is this?.....

    General BMW Discussions
    So the wife pranged the car last night šŸ˜ž only looks little dent but logic is telling me it could be pricey given how it's part of the frame and a nice scratch along the door. When she did the rear bumper that was Ā£250 for a simple repair and respray so I'm estimating upwards of 1k for this. Am I...
  7. SeaFoam Motor Treatment/ Good or Bad?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    So I have use it before mixed with my fuel to clean my injectors & whatever other parts of my fuel system neeed it, it noticeably help the car drive better, or at least feel that way for awhile. I have a 2004 525i with 118k miles on the engine, it looks great and besides a rpm bounce issue it...
  8. Bad back in a sporty car, me no likey!! What can we do to help make the chair springier??

    General BMW Discussions
    As per title thanks in advance
  9. Snows bmw Portsmouth recall bad experience

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi I've just had the b+ recall done today by snows Portsmouth they've had my car since Thursday never got it into workshop till this morning gets a call at 13.30 asking me to collect car had major issues with that but that's another story. Goes into collect and gets told they found one fault...
  10. Some firms a pound some billions, kinda funny management let things get so bad

    BFuk Open Topic
  11. Wow very bad injury for a cyclist who hit a pothole

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  12. BMW E61 530D 2004 bad fuel consumption

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi. I have a BMW E61 530D 2004 with a bad fuel consumption. On highway I can only get it to 12,6km/l ( 29,6mpg ) If I look on different forums i can see it should be around 35mpg on highways. Its is a chipped 530d but I have a friend with a chipped 530d e39 with 32 mpg and a friend with a...
  13. E46 2000 BMW 330d - Bad Oil Leak

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Was just about to take my car for a gearbox change when I noticed a pool of oil under the car after the engine had been running. Turns out I've got a running oil leak from the front of the engine, gonna have a better look later in week when I have time to take things apart. Any ideas what it...
  14. How bad can a Guibo/Flex Disc get?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello all, I am now having symptoms of a bad guibo. Vibrations between 1.4k and 2k rpm and a clunk when shifting from 1st to 2nd and 2nd to 1st. Also a clunking noise when the right pedal is pressed in 3rd gear or something Gearbox has had a recent oil and filter change. Question is, can the...
  15. E87 engine mounts are bad

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all engine mounts 1 ripped the other 1 not very good i can push/pull engine so that aint good im sure, and the diff mount seems loose as can push/pull it,what symptoms does a car have when driving with bad mounts please any one had them do strange things to handling of car ???? as mine seems...
  16. E39 523i m52b25 starts bad an cuts out while driving

    General BMW Discussions
    hey fellow bmw owners, i have this problem with my 523i m52b25. hope anynone have some good suggestions before i lose all my hair:confused i recently did an oil chance on my e39, drove it 14-15 miles and it ran perfect. sudently while driving at 60mph it starts to cut out very hard. it happens...
  17. 2006 BMW 330d Touring- Garage says high pressure fuel pump is bad but....

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, I know a bit cheeky for making a thread when I just signed up :D, but I am in despair and I hope one of you can help me. Early in September, I bought a nice clean 330d Touring Automatic from a trade seller located in Southampton for Ā£3475. I thought, great! Finally a new car! I had the...
  18. N20 timing chain, tell me they?re not all bad

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, looking to buy a 2013 328i which uses the N20 4 cyl Petrol engine, reading so much about timing chain issues. Spoke to dealers and independents and view ranges from no real problems to they all have problems. Cost from Ā£600 -Ā£1800 to fix. But there must be lots more N20 owners out there with...
  19. Bad squeaking when breaking in 2014 F30

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, i recently bought a 2014 f30 2.0 automatic. When I bought it there had recently been new discs and pads fitted. Now I find that after driving for a while and the car gets warmed up the brakes start to squeal. It happens worst when turning either left or right, but it can also happen...
  20. Hids-Direct - Very bad experience with MTEC Angel Eyes

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hids-Direct - bad experience with MTEC Angel Eyes I got Mtec Angel Eyes Ver4 from Hids-Direct for BMW E90 320D .. never again .. i open the box both of them scratched deep on the plastic side .. the side paint is off as well .. i send them e-mail and the answer was they scratch them by them...