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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Recently I've had both lower track control arms replaced with Meyle as needed for MOT (slight play in both joints). Now the front passenger wheel has a knocking noise when braking, I jacked up the front and moved the wheel left to right and this when a knock happens (one knock left and...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello I seem to be having a bit of a problem with my car again. I've recently been having more and more squealing coming from my rear end (I think, sounds like it at least). It's gotten more intense, and happens more often, usually within 5-10 minutes of driving. Breaking lightly or turning...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello all. I recently bought a black saloon 2001 330d to donate a few parts to my X5 and Its heading to the scrapyard next week. Clutch or gearbox is gone as are most of the rear suspension components and exhaust, full beige leather interior with heated seats available + Engine is in perfect...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, Heads up for you, we will be breaking a 1 Series 1118 Diesel BMW i Its a 2009 Car Manual. All parts available. Don't forget about all the great new tuning parts we can do as well ! . . Tim 'Moff' Nicholas @ TMS Motorsport Email us : [email protected] WhatsApp us for...
  5. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All, First time poster, so hoping you all can help me. I have a BMW 1 series 2012 116i @ 39k miles. Recently i have had issues with it which i have summarized below - - Rev’s when idle are double what they should be – over 1000. When I brake rev’s go up to between 2-3k before coming down...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I've just had timing chain failure on a 320d - despite it having had the BMW QE fix 20K miles ago. I'm a bit pissed off because at the time they told me that they had replaced the chains, talking to them now they say they only did the tensioners. This leaves me with a large and expensive...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hi there. I've picked up a problem which I can't figure out. Recently replaced the rear shocks on my 318is, after a month, the right rear shock broke the rubber mounting in the boot, I replaced the mounting and it broke it again, then replaced the coil spring and the rubber mounting, and the...
  8. 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...
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    1989 BMW 2.4 ltr petrol engine, with manual transmission available for spares and repairs. The car is in decent condition and is available for repairs too and an ideal project. Alloys are in good condition. Available for collection or can be delivered at a cost. If you want pictures, please...
  10. Introductions
    Hi guys. I've recently bought a 2012 3 series coupe and I went to take it to paint when it came up with "high breaking load" then the engine management light came up half yellow half red. Any ideas as to what's causing this? Thanks a lot
  11. BMW Parts for Sale
    Hi All, Arriving in the next few days, we will have a 2003 BMW M3 E46 arriving to part for spares. All parts will be available to you guys :) The car details are as follows (photos to follow) : Model Year: 2003 Make : BMW Model :M3 Colour : LAGUNA SECU BLUE Body Style: 2 DOOR COUPE Fuel...
  12. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    As title, I'm on the look out for a E36 Coupe Bootlid in Titan Silver after some numpty reversed into mine with a fork lift. I'm looking to sell the car now and need a replacement ASAP. Anyone breaking one up? I'm near Bristol but can travel a bit to collect one Cheers!
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hey guys hope anyone can help im thinking the rear lambda sensor is dud or the cat had gone so here goes. my e46 318 m43 engine i keep having code come up 'breaking down process low' would that be the cat ? front lambda fluctuates from .08v-0.8v and rear stays at steady 0.45v from what i have...
  14. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi My X5 jerks forward each time i come to a stop. Doesnt matter if I have been driving slowly or come to stop after high speed, it jerks forward as if driving a manual and stalled the car. I found a thread on the .com site with suggestions of guibo or torque converter but there seemed to be...
  15. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    I am needing some driveshafts from a pre 2000 750i/iL model. If anybody knows of any or has any please let me know.
  16. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Let me know if you need anything. Car is in Peterborough. All sensible offers considered - Alex 07763662415
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys i know its a long shot but is any one got a spare headlight they are breaking or useing for spare parts ?? I need the vertical headlight adjuster as mine has snapped and the only way to solve it is to buy a new headlight but i dont want to spend £100+ on a light for a littke piece i need...
  18. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    Hi, I'm looking for rear end body parts on my F30 M sport saloon nearby Manchester. Generally looking for rear end parts (rear passenger side quarter, boot lid, rear m sport bumper with pdc, taillights, etc.) If anyone know where I can find this car on breaking nearby Manchester - please PM...
  19. BMW Parts for Sale
    Prices include p&p or I'll discount if you pick them up, payment by paypal gift or bank transfer. All parts are/were working before removed. Any questions please ask! 5 x 535D piston £65 ea - complete with conrod 535D cylinder head £offers - complete with camshafts etc. 3 (left) x 535D...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi there, I am not mechanically minded so bear with me! Had a lot of work down to the car over the last year as it has got to that age where lots of things seem to go wrong at the same time! However my mechanic cant get rid to this vibration that is felt in the steering wheel (not peddle)...
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