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  1. bonnet vents

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    anyone fitted bonnet vents on the sixer ? like nice sensible ones not to over the top !! just wondered what it would look like any pics.....
  2. bent bonnet (2018 1 series)

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, first time post from me. Hopefully i can call upon your experience and expertise. Yesterday i decided to familiarise myself with what's under the bonnet of my new 2018 1 series. What could possibly go wrong ? Well, basically the bonnet wouldn't latch shut all the way with a drop from...
  3. 2010 116i Damsel in Distress! Opening BMW Bonnet

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I am new here as I am a new BMW owner! I hope I have put this in the right section. The handle/lever on the driver side to open the bonnet is (somehow) missing from the car, all that is left is the mechanism inside. I can try and use my fingers to pull it but nothing seems to budge -...
  4. Bonnet release doesn’t pop

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Today my bonnet release level suddenly stopped working. The lever moves as it should, and the cable is attached. But nothing happens once I pull it. The bonnet doesn’t pop. How do I open the bonnet to figure out what’s wrong? I’ve read many threads where the bonnet pops and then the secondary...
  5. E65/66 bonnet sensor switch

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    I'm now on my third 7 Series, 2 x E65 and now an E66. Every one I've owned has had the bonnet closed sensor switch, at back right of engine disconnected and left loose in the engine bay. Am I missing something and this is a deliberate effort to fix/circumvent something??
  6. Bonnet won't close easily

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I had this problem before and after the latch on the bonnet itself was wiggled a bit with the wd40 it eventually did after many retries however today I was doing this when my dad who never owned a bmw told me this was wrong and it turned out so. The problem lies within the holes that the...
  7. bonnet insulation 2010 320i

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    Wanted. just on the off chance would anyone out there have for sale a bonnet sound insulation for a 320i 2010 part number on is 51487059260 im trying to replace bits that are missing that i think should be there :) im in kent, could travel a little way if needed
  8. 3 series 2012 - unable to open bonnet!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, My bonnet lever seemed a bit hard to open the bonnet especially the 2nd pull as the bonnet often failed to disengage fully after the 2nd pull. Unfortunately over the weekend I may have pulled it a bit too much and something either has snapped or come loose and I can no longer open the...
  9. Sometimes the bonnet doesnt shut

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi sometimes the bonnet doesn't shut it just bounces off the car, if i wiggle the device on the bonnet about i can eventually get it to shut, is there something i need to do to get it to shut properly every time? thanks in advance
  10. E46 m3 bonnet not opening

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone. I have a e46 m3. Recently my bonnet cable snapped. I'm having problems trying to open the bonnet. Is there someone who can give me any ideas m. Thanks
  11. Snapped bonnet cable

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Tools arrived to check the disa and low and behold cabled snapped , I took handle of and saw it’s snapped at that end so pliers should get it open, upon ordering new cable on eBay there seems to be two types, a black one with one screw that hooks into the body and my type that has two screws, so...
  12. Billet Aluminium BMW Bonnet Badges

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi All, Pretty sure this is my first post on here after owning BMW's for a while and just lurking in the background. I have a small workshop which i commission parts from, after making a few automotive parts for an old escort, and a fair few custom T5 badges. I was wondering if anyone would be...
  13. Bmw e46 m3 bonnet cable snapped.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi. I have a e46 m3 the bonnet cable has snapped. What will be the best option to open the bonnet. I took it to the dealer and they will not take responsibility of scratching or damaging my paint whilst trying to stick screwdrivers and hooks threw. . What is the best option people?
  14. What is this under the bonnet

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi People, Can anyone help me identify what this is please, as my engine management light has come on and after checking levels of fluids this is below the minimum.... photo attached. Much appreciate answers as i need to drive to work this week so keen to rectify!
  15. bmw e87 2005 bulb failure warning lamp and bonnet open warning lamp

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    morning all, my 2005 e87 118d se has a constant bulb failure lamp on its dash as well as the bonnet open warning sign. However the bonnet is shut properly and even though I have changed 2 sensors I am still getting the same warning.When I disconnect the sensor the warning is gone.From what I...
  16. Boot and bonnet badges

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello all What is everyone's views on the badges for bmws. I have and e46 318. I had black aftermarket badges. Twice the badges peeled off so now they are just silver. Do just spend more money and buy the OEM ones? Can you buy them directly from BMW? Thank you
  17. E39 Lower Bonnet catch replacement

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Bonnet stuck shut, just as I tried to show RAC breakdown why my drive belt was squealing ( bolt fellout of lower mounting point on PAS pump!). Easy to open bonnet by pushing on latches through removed grill but replacing the lower hood lock!!!. I have removed radiator, headlights, pushed air con...
  18. 2004 e46 325ci - bonnet catch end support needed?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    EDIT: found the solution.
  19. 335i noise under bonnet after unlocking car

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, just a quick question on behalf of my father. His car is a 2011 E93 335i Sport with the Twin clutch transmission and flappy paddles. It is the N55 twin scroll single turbo variant. When he unlocks the car there is a moderately loud raspy/farting noise from under the bonnet somewhere...
  20. e46 bonnet replacement

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, Just a quick question, i need to replace my bonnet on my e46 2004 m sport saloon. Are the tourings bonnets the same straight swap etc? many thanks if anyone also has one for sale let me know :)