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  1. E60 2008 LCI 525d, Battery drain, High pitched buzz in engine compartment

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Story so far... This is a relatives car and I got a call to say that the electrics had gone mad (things operating by themselves), 'Central Electrical Failure' message and general badness. I went to check and the battery voltage was low (12.03 volts) and appeared to still be fitted with the...
  2. Luggage compartment light on rear tailgate, BMW 535d Touring 2008

    Auto Electrical Forum
    The Luggage compartment light the tailgate is not working when the tailgate opens. I have checked the bulb, its not that and I have no issues with the tailgate wires at the hinge, they are all new. I have tried to follow the wiring diagrams WDS and there is a contact switch referred to M17b...
  3. Taking the dash apart to put an mp3 player into the secret compartment behind the gear stick

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    How long does it take to take apart the inside of the car so you can attach a cable to the back of the Business stereo edition of the bmw radio system so you can wire into the secret compartment behind the gearbox a little mp3 player vis an audio jack?
  4. E91 2010 318d M Sport, water in battery compartment

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    After starting problems I checked the battery and found water in the compartment. On removing the battery, the left hand terminal of 2 cables that go to the front of the car is badly corroded. The cable from the battery came off this terminal when i touched it bringing some of the central...
  5. E92 Coupe, water in battery compartment

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there I've done a search on this and found some info, but would be interested in hearing from anyone else with an E92 Coupe. I was just poking around when I found where the battery was kept and saw about 2-3 inches of water surrounding it. Firstly, obviously I need to remove the battery to...
  6. E61 530i 2006 water in boot compartment

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Bit of a weird one - I've just done a 2600 mile journey through Europe, and I decided to check the car out thoroughly once I arrived home to see how everything was. Before I started the journey the compartment in the left of the boot, where the little tool kit is, was completely dry...
  7. E91 (59 LCI) 335d Touring damp battery compartment

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, My car has a detachable swan neck tow bar and I came to borrow my mothers caravan last weekend for Santa Pod and the electrics wouldn't work. Anyway, the control/relay box was inside the battery compartment and was burnt out, this has been replaced by the tow bar shop but he said that...
  8. water in e90 battery compartment

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Please help. Recently purchased a 2006 e90 m sport and noticed a damp smell in the boot, didn't think anything of it to start with. After having a good rummage in the boot today I've found 2 inches of water in the battery compartment!! Is there a drain plug under the battery? I can't imagine...
  9. 2004 330i touring water ingres battery compartment

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Folks As above, i have just noticed water around the battery in the missus touring. No where else in the boot All seals look excellent, with no obvious signs of entry. Before i strip it all apart, is there anything i should look out for ? Many thanks
  10. E46 First Aid compartment underseat

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all iv had my 320d msport for just over a week now and when i got it i gave it a good clean and checked everything out. Iv noticed under the passeneger seat there is a firstaid compartment. So i had a look and opened it up, now it wont close and it clicks in place then just falls back open...
  11. E90 325i Se Water in battery compartment?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi I have only had my 325i 1 day and have noticed water in the battery compartment I'm really worried as water/elec not good mix. Why does this happen? Is it a big problem to rectify? Where does the water come in from?
  12. E64 Top Won't Go Down (Luggage compartment lever broken)

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi, I am hoping for some help to get me out of a predicament without the dealer or damage. My 2004 E64 645i convertible top won't open. The problem seems pretty simple but I'm sure the solution is not. I bought a new jack and closed off the ?folding top compartment? in the boot / trunk so I...
  13. E61 luggage compartment cover sticking

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all. Please excuse all the questions on here, I'm a new owner of an E61 do trying to get used to the car. I seem to have an intermittent fault with the cover for the boot. If it's pulled out then sometimes it won't release when opening the boot. It works about 80% off the time, and...
  14. Weird noise in engine compartment 330D E90

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Everyone! Just become owner of BMW 330D E90 2006 in automatic. When I get home car I noticed weird noise from engine compartment. Please see attached video: https://plus.google.com/114996705998257474837/posts/Mf8r1zcpaEq Not really sure what can cause this noise. Is it EGR, vacum pump or...
  15. E46 engine splash guard/Engine compartment screening

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Ive been looking for a lower splash guard/plastic skid plate for my 316ti. Real OEM is real confusing as the part number appears to be the front part only - RealOEM.com * BMW E46 316ti Heat insulation and sound insulation Looking on ebay there appears to be different plastic guards for the...
  16. 2001 E46 330 CI Sport. Water ingress into boot, o/s/r footwell and hood compartment

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just become the owner of a 2001 E46 330 CI Sport, had a few BM's in the past but never a convertible so I'm at a bit of a loss with the water leaks and trying to rectify them so I am hoping someone may be able to point me in the right direction to sort them out!! The water is leaking into the...
  17. 2008 X5 Remove Central glove box / storage compartment

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, I need to remove the 2 doors from the central glove box. The one which sits between the seats. I need to repair the 1.2 metre long trim which runs along underneath it. Any ideas? Thanks all!
  18. 2005 E46 318 ci m sport convertible- soft top compartment not latching.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My lid on the storage compartment for the top is not latching when putting the top down. All seems to be working properly, but the lid does not latch all the way down, and will bounce up when driving. No lights are on, the top operates properly other than this issue. It just started doing this...
  19. e46 vert hood compartment boot floor switch

    Auto Electrical Forum
    does anyone know how to access the hood compartment floor switch on a 2002 330ci sport vert i know where its supposed to be r/h side on the hinge but how do i get to it to test it or replace my hood not even trying to open(as if the space expanding hood compartment is up ) but its not just a...
  20. 2010 e61 touring water in battery compartment

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Has anyone had problems with water getting into the battery "box" in the rear wheel arch of a 520 touring? The dealer dried it out but wouldn't go looking for the leak as it may not have been under warranty, they gave the car a courtesy wash, on getting home (in the dry) there was about 3-4...
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