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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I know...Its weird ! any ideas ?
  2. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Hi all, I know this question has been asked time and time again, iv read many posts on different forums and have part numbers etc for the shorter bump stops, e36 M3 fronts, E86 z4 m rears. My problem is obtaining them, cannot find anywhere in the UK that stocks these. Has anyone got any ideas...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi and thanks in advance. I stupidly left the ignition on to charge my phone and when I came to start the car it was flat. I bump started the car and now the car on a ramp symbol is red and beeping. Any advice or suggestions, other than don't charge your phone etc.......
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, this is driving me mad, every time I go over a sizable bump or pothole the idrive bongs at me, no message, does it about half a dozen times on my half hour commute. The car is a 320d xdrive msport touring. Any thoughts?
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Just recently purchased an F11 had it down the specialist for an inspection on the to do lists it said Rear shock absorber bump stop starting to split. Is this an expensive fix or anything to worry about ? There wasnt any techinicians there to speak to at the time when i went to pick up the car...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all there's a good chance im posting in wrong area but couldn't find another. Ive been taking advice off here since i bought my e90 330d and all has been good so really hope someone can give me info. Long a short i had an altercation with a telegraph pole the other day not massive but...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all there's a good chance im posting in wrong area but couldn't find another. Ive been taking advice off here since i bought my e90 330d and all has been good so really hope someone can give me info. Long a short i had an altercation with a telegraph pole the other day not massive but...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello There, I have a problem with my E90, the steering feels completely wrong and shimmy's over bumps and while crossing the white line, almost like I'm steering on ice when I hit a bump or rut. The steering just is not right. I feel like I'm correcting it between the 11 and 1 position while...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    this is only my second post an I couldn't find a for sale section but wondering if someone could help I posted about paint codes an ive found my answer but now looking for the rear drivers side bump strip from the rear quarter on a e46 does anyone have one for sale if there breaking an e46. ive...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    the car is not starting, changed fuel filter,pump under passenger working spitting,intank pump humming and can hear bubbling if that makes sense. rail pressure says 500ish bar while cranking----can i rule out in tank pump,pump relay and high pressure pump? no codes on dis/gt1 except for f5 can...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey everyone need some help please Ever since buying my motor 5 months ago I've always suffered with bump steer but only at motorway speeds but only noticeable over big humps or unsettled surfaces. I can have my steering wheel clamped dead centre and she will wollow to the left then pull in...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys - Noticed on my E46 that the steering feels very sensitive to the road...I've just ordered 4 brand new 18" tyres for £160 (Don't you just love getting stuff at trade price?) as they're all down to the wear markers, however I doubt this will resolve the issue. If my right wheel goes over...
  13. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys car would not start this morning!! Called AA they cum out said starter motor had gone, just won't to now is it safe for me to bump it to get it to friends garage of mine! And also is it a quick fix simple old For new?? Thanks!!
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Evening all. My 330d failed to start Today. AA man was next to useless & said starter was goosed, he only tested battery voltage on a volt meter 12.0v Tried to jump it, That failed & tried to bump, failed also... As you will be aware you have to press the clutch fully to start, So when...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    What do you think the effect of putting 2 bump stops on a strut instead of one would be?
  16. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi all i am wanting to remove the black bump strips on my e46 320d m sport and colour code them. I have just slightly peeled one back to see how easy they are to remove and i have snapped a clip already!! :( what has everyone used to stick them back on once they have been colour coded? Thinking...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, just replaced rear shock absorbers and i was about to use the old bump stops and dust protectors, but i find them wont stay up in place. When i pulled it off from the old shock absorber i find that it has a little washer on top and i wonder if these are holding it up, because they've been...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My 540i's suspension is showing signs of age and the ride quality isn't great, I feel every bump and imperfection in the road. It's at 133k and people have said it's probably a good idea to replace the shocks and struts. Looking at the realoem diagrams I'm not sure what parts I need to order...
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