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  1. 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...
  2. Cabin lights led replacement

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Looking to improve the look of my 3 series interior with LED replacement, any colour recommendations
  3. Serious wind noise at higher speeds

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Good evening. I've been having some really serious wind noise at higher speeds (70/80+ km/h) coming from the base of the windshield, where the windshield and the dash meet on my '03 e46 320d. Initially, I figured it's a windshield glue problem, so I had it reglued, no improvement. Today i...
  4. E61 530D - Sooty/Exhaust Smell in Cabin

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey Guys, I have noticed a sooty/exhaust smell inside the car, when idling mainly, not so apparent when making progress, it is not over-powering, however it is noticeable. E61 (2004) 530D SE Touring It had a new manifold and DPF not long ago (will need to check invoice date and mileage) and...
  5. 120D Msport Juddering Noise Inside Cabin

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, I'm a newbie to this forum and I was hoping someone might be able to help me identify a problem with my BMW 120D Msport. For some months now, I've noticed a juddering noise from the cabin, appearing to come from under the dashboard area. It has recently got quite a bit louder. I can...
  6. E90 Smoke in Cabin after replaced valve cover gasket and air con pipe leak?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I did a lot of research online and people suggested to change the valve cover gasket. It has been about a week now and still noticed smoke coming into the cabin from time to time. I have noticed that smoke only comes in when I have stopped (not straight away when engine is started). After...
  7. Diesel smell in the cabin

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone, Got a e46 320d and I've noticed that when driving on a longer trip 20+ miles I begin to smell fresh diesel in the cabin when the blower is on. Fuel consumption is normal, there are no visible leaks around the fuel filter or anywhere as a matter of fact but diesel is definitely...
  8. E39 530d strange cabin rattle

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey guys haven’t been on here in a fair while.. in the interim I have shuftied about car wise from my old e36 to an e46, back to the e36 and now I’ve picked up an e39 530d to get some cheap motoring in whilst I save for a house. I’ve been noticing for a while now that on idle I can hear a...
  9. Annoying pressure pulse inside the cabin of my e39 Touring

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi - hope someone can help. I have this really annoying pulsing noise inside my Touring when moving, particularly noticeable in the lower gears. The best way I can describe it is that it's similar to the effect you get when a back window is ajar and you get a pressure pulse inside the cabin. I...
  10. 530i smoke smell in cabin cold start

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi so I get this burning smokey smell come into the cabin as soon as I start the car. Smells like burning clutch or burnt oil, could even be exhaust I’m not sure. Not present when driving or when come to standstill. Car runs fine, previous owner had a new oil filter housing fitted because old...
  11. whistling sound with throttle inside cabin

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    whistling sound inside cabin I have a strange whistling sound which can only be heard inside the cabin while the windows are closed which gets louder with higher rpm. Can't hear it coming from the engine bay, only inside the car. It is even there while the car is stationary. Anyone got any...
  12. Loss of electricity windows, wipers, cabin lights and central locking after disconnecting battery

    General BMW Discussions
    So I've read an awful lot here and other places in the last few days on this. I disconnected the battery to see if it might clear the DSC, handbrake and tyre pressure warning lights that appeared the other day (which had worked before) only to discover that my electric windows, wipers, central...
  13. 2007 E63 650i Oil, Filter and Cabin filter

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Car needs Oil and Cabin filter service. Is the Castrol Edge 0W-30 fully synthetic best option? How much do I need? Also which are best filters for oil and cabin? Thanks
  14. Exhaust fumes in the cabin

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I have just purchased a 2005 X3 e83 3.0 d auto and, after a day of driving it, there is a strong smell of exhaust fumes in the cabin. The same smell appears to the rear of the car and it is quite strong. I had a similar smell in my old mondeo a number of years ago and this turned out to be the...
  15. Exhaust fumes in cabin

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, I am after a bit of help. I have recently bought a E65 730D 2007 I can smell exhaust fumes inside the car, and when the bonnet is lifted there is a strong smell of exhaust fumes. I have read there is/was an issue with cracked exhaust manifolds on this model. I have remove all the...
  16. Smell in the Cabin and under Bonnet

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All Wonder If someone can help me !! I own a 2012 BMW 1 SERIES DIESEL HATCHBACK. I drove it my wife's work this afternoon which is about 2-3 miles away from where we live. On the way back I noticed a strong burning ( sort of electric) smell :jaw-dropping. First I thought it was coming from...
  17. E31 cabin pollen filters

    EuroCarParts.com Section
    Hi Euro, Can you please explain how your cabin filters, whether bought direct or via ebay are dearer than the BMW main dealers? Terry
  18. Smell of fuel through cabin

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just bought a 316ti compact and since i filled the tank, theres a strong petrol smell throughout the car. Had a quick look underneath and there is no sign of a leak. When i test drove it, it had a quarter of a tank of petrol but there was no smell and i drove it for a good while with no smell...
  19. 2001 320d - Fumes in cabin

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I've got a smell in the cabin when the heaters are on and I'm stationary. I did have a leaky injector (blow back) which I reseated and the smell went away. That was 6 months ago. Recently I've got another similar smell. Checked the injectors, not them. The rad was leaking so I replaced that, no...
  20. 2010 318d Fumes in cabin and engine bay - Turbo Actuator?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I have a BMW 318D that has done 143k miles, has full history and drives well. The only issue I have is the fact diesel fumes are coming into the cabin and on further inspection, fumes are escaping from around the turbo area in the engine. The turbo sounds fine and the car still pulls well...
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