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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Just thought I share some pics of my before and after shots of my washer pump filters clogged up with “slime”! Symptoms were dribbling of the windscreen jets. Head lamp and rear wash were ok. Removing the rivets from the wheel arch was the biggest challenge for me. Cleaned the filters with...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Delete it :) I cant find where to delete the post :D
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have cleaned out swirl flaps and inlet manifold and I am now getting another fault code. The code is 4e0f air inlet throttle proballity anyone any ideas of what this could be.???
  4. General BMW Discussions
    As the title says I am looking at removing my dpf to have it cleaned. It has had the on car clean process completed with limited results. As such I am now thinking about having it ultra sonically cleaned by a specialist company. Has anyone already done this and did it work? Thanks Jim
  5. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Am trying to see if blocked secondary air injector pipes is a common issue in the UK? As we can have slightly higher octane fuel than the USA, where it seems quite an issue, would this help? I know the pumps are a bit crap and give up but don't know about the pipes getting blocked. Mine are...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    In order to cure a vacuum leak issue at normal running temperature, I have started dismantling the throttle body and the Intake Manifold System. Obviously the gaskets for the throttle body and intake manifold should be replaced and all related areas cleaned. What I am not sure is whether or...
  7. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    As the title suggests, mine steering wheel is a little grubby (I think make up on the hands of the previous owner mostly) so I wanted to try and restore or revive it a little without doing any damage, has anyone gone through this process?
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys,took my egr valve off today and cleaned it with Holts egr cleaner,wasn't that bad being honest. I've put everything back together and it won't start. I've checked and rechecked every plug I can see.all fuses in ecu box,glove box(fuel pump related ones) I am sure I can here pump. I didn't...
  9. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Last weekend I removed all 4 vanos solenoid valves, gave them a clean, and re-fitted them with new o-rings. It was a bit fiddly, but despite appearances the only things you need to get out of the way to do the job are the air intake duct and the fuel vapour purge valve. It's also very...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    so I had my used dpf which I cleaned with a jetwash and detergent fitted. the garage charged 200 which isn't bad. look at the old one, what a mess. this was done under the previous owner, lots of blown welds. just awful. I have to get the engine software updated at a specialist, then...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have a 1997 BMW 318i Convertible. I bought it as a fixer upper. The engine light, ASC and ABS lights have been on. The engine codes were for O2 sensor and PO500 Speed Sensor. I have installed a new O2 sensor so that code is GONE. I cleaned the differential speed sensor (The Speedo has always...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Only had car a week, its not on the road yet, it needs work for the mot, I did a full service, with oil filter and replaced oil with Castrol Edge, I purchased a new loo roll crankcase breather filter only to discover there was a vortex one fitted instead, cleaned that and replaced, also cleaned...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I heard u can use a jet wash and wash out the nastys .... its this true and dose it work well ? any more information about dpf cleaning would be much appreciated
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    E39 520D Minor Power Loss from day to day. MAF, Vacuum, Turbo replaced. Air intake Cleaned. SOLVED -> Dirty Map Sensor I am almost done with my E39 520D, but there is one minor issue still bothering me. " There are days i feel all those 136 Horses and my car is running so well,Fuel efficiency...
  15. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    My front alloys were in a pitiful state, ingrained with brake dust and full of brown stains (not due to my cleaning routine) I don't think they got cleaned ever by the last owner, I was about to give in and go for a refurb... I use one minute wheels by greased lightning for the weekly clean...
  16. General BMW Discussions
    A few months ago my engine light came on! I read the fault codes and they were (1) Catalytic converter efficiency Cyl #1-3 (2) Oxygen sensor control limit Cyl #1-3 I was told that I have to replace the cat and an o2 sensor :frown I planned to replace these as soon as I could afford it, so in...
  17. General BMW Discussions
    I shall post a few pictures of the car as just spent today giving it a thorough clean. Used autoglym paint cleaner then super resin polish and finally hd wax looks lovely. The project has changed somewhat from what I intended it to be a year ago. I have installed the dynavin head unit (V1CK...
  18. General BMW Discussions
    Hello, I've got a 2002 320d Tourer. Just changed the swirl flaps for blanking plates and refitted the manifold and EGR. Reconnected the battery and tried to fire up the engine. First turn of the key seemed to 'short' out the electrics. Disconnected and reconnected the battery again. This...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi all just wondered if anyone could explain what a maf sensor does should it be cleaned and why ? im new to bmw ownership have recently bought a 320td and im keen to learn of all the issues they have and how to look after it be gratefull for any advice or info :hihi:hihi:hihi
  20. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    as above got home from work early so cleaned wifes car dont mined doing now here are few pics before after just got to clean mine some time:hihi thanks for looking bill:thumbsup
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