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  1. 2004 E61 530d bottom pulley?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    The 530d has once again broken down. Was pulling into a parking space when I lost power steering then got an error on the dash to show that it wasn't charging. Popped the bonnet and could see the belt wasn't running when the engine was. Also getting a really bad smell of burning rubber. RAC...
  2. E46 320D - Tooling to replace rear Top and Bottom Bushes

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Is there any forum member that has the extract/inserting tooling for the e46 bushes for hire North London area or post.
  3. E60 M Sport Front Bumper Bottom Grill/Brake Duct

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey guys I noticed there is a slight hang in the bumper bottom grill where the intakes for the brake ducts are on my car. I took the duct out as it was loose to refit it but I cant for the life of me get the grill bit to lift up and snap into place. Ive notced the bumper is carrying a slight war...
  4. Bmw e46 suspension bottom out with coilovers??? Help please.

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi have just put ta technics coilovers on my e46 318. With people in the back over bigger bumps something seems to be bottoming out. Didn't use original rear bump stops should I have ? Also didn't use the rear adjusters just fitted spring like original one. Will it be shocks? Anyone else had...
  5. 1999 E46 318i - trying to get to the bottom of knocking noise!! - any ideas?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all! Trying to get to the bottom of an irritating knock. Recently took my car for an MOT and it needed front links and a rear hub bush. Got them fitted, passed the MOT but ever since fitment I'm getting a knocking. It only seems to happen on acceleration or over a bump which lead me to...
  6. 2006 - E92 335i - Anything to help fix/hide scuffed plastic on the bottom of the door?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hey folks, See this photo of my inside drivers door... it seems the previous driver has had a real good go at it whilst getting in and out of the vehicle. I thought it was mud when i brought the car, then realised it wasn't. I'd hoped something like back to black spray would help to hide...
  7. 2004 (54) E46 330cd M Sport - Rear Coil Springs / Front Bottom Arm Bushes

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, This is my first post so please bear with me... I am not very mechanically minded! I had my car serviced and have been told that I will need two rear coil springs as one of them is cracked as well as two bushes for the front bottom arms. I was looking for after market parts as I am...
  8. 1990 E30 318i Vacuum pipe on bottom of throttle body???

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi just bought myself a very tidy e30 tourer 1.8i, love the car but had a few, shall we say niggles and was wondering if anyone on here could help?? OK so the main problem is the performance at the moment. When you floor it there is just no power and the idling seems quirte rough as if the...
  9. 1997 E36 328i Dual Zone Climate Cold at Top and Hot at Bottom; Working Correctly?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I'm just wondering if the full dual zone auto-recirculate climate systems are designed to do this. Although the principle is sound (cold air is denser and sinks, visa versa for hot air), in practice it's not very good. Or maybe my system isn't working properly. I always use full auto mode on...
  10. 2003 E46 320ci sport coupe auto - Massive oil leak in the bottom of the engine - advise required.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just bitchi about my engine oil leak on my 320ci sport from 03. first noticed it november since then it has been taking about one extra litre of engine oil a month the bugger. hopefully going to have a look at it tomorow lift it up take the covers underneath the engine off and see what's...
  11. E39 530d top rad hose hot, bottom cold

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, just changed the main thermostat on my 530d. followed the info in TIS for bleeding the cooling system. Problem now is that even after a good run 30-40miles the top rad hose is hot but the bottom hose is cold. The water temp in the header tank is just under 89 deg c. Is this normal or is...
  12. E46 330 coupe bottom door trim/rubber.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys. I wonder if someone can help please. I was washing my car the other day and when I opened the doors to wipe the sills down I noticed something hanging down off the bottom of my passenger door. It looks like the black plastic/rubber running along the bottom of the door has rotted. Does...
  13. 1993 E31 850 - Wish my bottom was this clean

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    This thread is Wolf (of Wokke Chips) from his FaceBook page. Don't Know if non FB people can see it, but this is an impressive axel re-furb :jaw-dropping
  14. 2002 318 n42 bottom hose

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi ya chaps, having done some work on her a few weeks ago, i have now found that the bottom hose, (the one with the rad outlet sensor in) is not warming up, i have just done a ten mile round journey and thought id check to see what levels were like after waterpump change. now...
  15. 2001 E46 318ti bottom end tapping/rattle?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all!!! I recently bought a 2001 bmw e46 318ti, its has 75000 with full service. It ran fine until the other day when i stalled it (i know!!) I started it back up and i noticed a tapping when idling from the bottom of the engine(sounds a bit like a quiet new diesel engine!!) When i rev it, it...
  16. 2002 E46 318i n42 bottom rad outlet sensor

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi ya all, anyone have anyideas as to what the function of this sensor is? had a look and cant find anything. cheers...
  17. 2002 E46 320i - bottom end rattle

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi i have noticed that when moving off in a hurry there is a metallic rattle noise coming form i think the bottom end of engine,it also will do it when you accelerate and find your in the wrong gear or to slow for that gear or lift of accelerater and then plant your foot down, could it be the...
  18. 2004 E63 645ci - leaking coolant from bottom of reservoir

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi, Having bought my 645ci last year, it has been into the garage a total of about 5 times for the "low coolant" light that plagues me every couple of months. In that time I have had the following checked out by different garages:- Flush coolant x 2 Replace hoses x 1 New water pump New...
  19. 1996 E36 316i, bottom ball joint removal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi need to replace the bottom joints on my suspention are somebody told me i need a special tool
  20. 1995 E36 M3 3.0 bottom end transplant

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi guys I've got everything needed to fix my car but a bottom end after buying an incomplete 3.0 m3 engine, it missing parts from bottom of conrods and teh shells all mixed up, Can I run any other bottom end with the head, intake gearbox ECU etc from a 3.0 m3 e36 ? I was thinking maybe evo 3.2...