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  1. Rear Hub Removal E36 316i Compact

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, Really need some help with my 316 Compact. I'm trying to change the rear brake back plates, I've got to the point where I'm trying to get the hub off. So I've got the hub nut off, do I need to remove the retaining clip behind the hub or does this just hold the bearings in place? I've...
  2. BMW 520d E60 M47 LCI - Vibrations in steering, brake peddle and cabin during Idle and b/w 90-120km

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Has someone been through this - I feel like I am in a very annoying massage chair that's got a bad motor. When idling, I can feel a vibration in the steering, driver seat, floor, and peddle, umm and the gear knob. When I rev the car between 80 and 120km it feels bouncy as if the wheels are not...
  3. BMW E87 Brake Pads and error on dash

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello there, I have a 2007 116i M sport for 2 weeks and after I serviced it to clear all the dash errors, I had a sensor that needed to be replaced which I did then after a couple of days I pull out of my car park then I stole the engine :hihi:hihi but when I turn the car back on, the dash goes...
  4. Up rated brake pads.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Sorry if this question has already been posted and answered but I have recently joined the forum. I have just bought an F30 330d m sport 2014 ( not m sport brakes) and have just had the car re mapped by Superchips. It now feels a little bit under braked. Can anyone recommend just a brake...
  5. Brake judder

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. New here and needing help. I have a 2012 318d msport and am having brake issues. Owned the car for 3 years. No issues for the 1st 2 years but then had the discs and pads replaced and had numerous problems since. I've had 3 sets of pads and discs in the last 12 months (all replaced under...
  6. F10 (2015) Brake Pads

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I have to replace all 4 corners brake pads, needless to say BMW want over €300 for them which is madness. I am wondering what are the best OE brake pads out there instead of the BMW OEM ones. Otherwise OEM it will be but ideally not from a BMW dealer. I would appreciate any...
  7. Brake fluid leak 2004 318ci

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    2004 318ci 2ltr So ill keep this simple hopefully.. I have brake fluid leaking from half way down underneath my car.. Has anyone ever changed the brake lines before. Is it a big annoying job or is there an easier option..thanks for your help guys Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. F36 420I Brake upgrade

    General BMW Discussions
    Recently got a 67 reg 420i which has the standard m sport brakes, which don't perform that well and also look small behind the wheels. So I have been looking for cost effective upgrades to improve both looks and performance as I am looking to remap the car in the near future. I don't really want...
  9. brake problem

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    got an issue with my brakes feeling spongy and vague and the feeling of the brake pedal loosing pressure when applying the brake so i had them checked out and found there was a bit of moisture in the fluid , so replaced all the fluid , re-bled the system , felt ok but when driving it ,it still...
  10. Brake upgrades 2013 F20 116D - more stopping power needed.

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, I have recently had my car remapped and the gain was more than i was expecting. On the Dyno it showed a 71% power gain now pushing out 189bhp. I needed to get some new brakes for the car anyway as they are squeaking quite loudly and worn down. I'd like to get some better looking...
  11. 2007 e70 x5 Stage Two Brake Light Error

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Morning Everyone, I have an error code on the car that I'm needing some help with please, "rear left and right stage two brake lights" the code is showing but the lights are are working ?? left right and upper mid section of the tailgate roof, been doing some digging and found online that...
  12. E61 high level brake light

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all Usual E61 high level brake light with LED's not working I've read through a load of old threads and seen many mentions of a replacement at £70 However all I can find are £150+! Have they really gone up in price this much, or am I looking in the wrong places? Many thanks
  13. Which brake disc

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi i'm back again, now with a 2014 640d After our recent drive on the M6 i noticed the front disc is badly warped. i've been looking around and for some reason there are very few choices, i have found 2 that seems decent which is Brembo or Zimmermann black Z has anyone have any experience...
  14. Rear Brake Pads

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I need to change the rear brake pads. I have got the 'Check Brake Linings' warning and the rear pads are worn. I remember reading somewhere that if you get the 'Check Brake Linings' warning then you also need to replace the sensor. Is this true? I'm actually thinking of changing the pads on...
  15. 2013 F31 320d ED front brake service only 10k miles?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, General question that hopefully someone can advise on. Having just chucked on new Zimmerman discs n textar pads (made in GB now???) on the front, plus a new wear sensor as the old one was a bit crumbly and didnt allow a brake service reset. Anyhow when I rest it, it only gave me 10,000...
  16. Good/best E39 brake brands

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there, So I have 523 E39(M52B25) and brakes needs to be changed soon. When I say brakes, I mean discs/rotors and pads, both rear and front. The "problem" is I can't decide what brand to go for. I know that OEM ones from official dealer have the best performance and bite, but here they...
  17. 420i brake upgrade

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi, I have an F36 420i auto Grand Coupe. Came with standard calipers and I would like to consider upgrading to the M sport calipers. Has anyone completed this project before please. Any advice welcome. Thank you.
  18. Brake vacuum sensor signal and start stop not working

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all so I check my codes after I get the start stop error appear . I get the code brake vacuum sensor , signal 2FD3. Seems this is quite common . Is it a diy repair or shop job ? How do I go about it ? Cheers
  19. Yellow DSC & BRAKE light cause?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I’ll be driving my 2001 325i and all of the sudden it feels like the drivers side front wheel grabs for a second and then lets go. Then the yellow dash DSC and “Brake” light will come on and stay on until I shut the car off. They usually reset. Occasionally, when driving, the yellow DSC light...
  20. e66 brake pad light

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    ok here we go , i have a 2004 e66 745i saloon , i have brake wear light on , when i start car i get the brake pad warning come up on screen telling me to replace pads , i have , both front and rear with new sensors , went into hidden menu , no link there for pads , so bought a foxwell nt510 so i...