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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I read on this site sometime ago about a procedure one can do to test the function of the instruments in the dash area, please advise.
  2. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi there, I have no experience with the Z4 but have an e65 and I am familiar with DIS/INPA and NCS. My friend had to replace his instrument cluster but now the mileage it displays is incorrect. Car has about 71k but the instrument cluster displays 46k. I thought these cars would read from the...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Have sorted this problem out temporarily.brand new battery,binnicle will still not light up or give me a fuel gauge or rev counter.disconnect clocks,car starts every time with all outer lights, brake lights, headlights ect ect. Does anybody have a solution to sort clocks out,or is it a case of...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, Could you please help with a problem I have got with my e46 318i. I went to start it last night and nothing. I called out R.A.C and they applied magic booster pack. Car started first time. Left it running for 10 minutes with lights off then put on all lights (fine) problem was no...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Do a binnacle test ?? what does this test actually proove please :confused
  6. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, I have searched and trawled through lot's of threads in search of an answer to this one i can't find anything helpfull, so give up and decided to ask... Non of the lights in the cluster work, neither does the backlights in the clock or heater controls.All the gauges/speedo etc work...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello everyone, I have an issue with my fuel guage it went from half a tank to zero in like half a second at traffic lights the other day, so I have just done a binnacle test on it and it moved fine, does this mean the fault is somewhere else ??? also, the MPG guage has never worked propley it...
  8. BMW Guides and How To's
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  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, fuel guage was sticking, infrequently, and then rising very quickly while driving, a tap to the screen settled it down then it happened for a couple of hours constantly, and then the fuel pump failed same day, now replaced with new Bosch pump the guage is behaving itself so far, but...
  10. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Can you a test on a 5 series 530 i 2001 on the odometer? When i reset my service lights found some numbers it runs through!?
  11. Auto Electrical Forum
    Having difficulty tracing the fault which is preventing the dash lights from illuminating. Checked fuses and removed binnacle to check bulbs, all seems OK. Suspect it may therefore be a failed resistor in the switch itself (its the type where you turn the pull-switch left or right to...
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