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  1. USA gun control needs improvement

    BFuk Open Topic
  2. Heater Control Valve Solenoid LEAK

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi I found rather big coolant leak from below pictured element, which I identified as Heater Control Valve Solenoid. Anybody came across this problem before? Is it hard to replace?
  3. front control arm bushes

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi i replaced my front control arm bushes a few months ago and today was changing the front brake pads and noticed the bushes seem as if they aren`t aligned properly and the rubber of the bush looks like iys being pulled out at one side ive attached a pic of the passengers side an help or...
  4. F31 Cruise Control Failure - intermittent

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, I repeatedly get this warning, sometimes 13 times in a 20 mile trip, sometimes once a week. The fault stops the steering wheel functions, however clears itself and everything then works perfectly. The only thread I've found was someone suggesting a part was damaged on fitting a new...
  5. Traction control light on

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi,my traction control light is on permanently abs working fine, when I start to drive off I get a single beep from the dash,but if I drive very slowly from first starting the car it only beeps when I get to about walking speed, anything ring a bell to anyone or any ideas, cheers,mot coming up...
  6. Traction Control and Amber Handbreak Light

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, Just bought my first BMW (120D Coupe) at the weekend and noticed 2 lights coming on when driving home from the garage. The car is still under warranty and I’ve spoke to the garage. They are happy to go the issue but wondered if I can do anything at home as the garage I got the car from is...
  7. 4501 Exhaust-gas recirculation, control deviation

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello, Recently I have bought BMW 730d 2007. First fault code I got 43D1 DDE: Throttle-valve actuator, activation. I have managed to fix it by taking apart Throttle Body and by soldering burned out fuse on PCB. But after when I fixed 43D1 I got another code, 4501 DDE: Exhaust-gas...
  8. E39 - M54 Intake manifold runner control unit O-rin

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, could anybody please suggest me what kind of O-ring to use to seal this unit? I took it out and it looks like it needs a new one.
  9. E30 Convertible Electric Roof Control Unit Issue - please help!!

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi All, I'm new to the forum but have owner E30 BMW's for the last 25 years.. I really need some help from you guys... I have a E30 BMW convertible which is fitted with a hydro-electric power roof - Unfortunately for me the roof has stopped working as there seems to be no power e.g. the button...
  10. Control Arm Replacement / Jack Point

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I’m looking to swap over control arms / wishbones, the job itself is no problem, but was wondering what jack and axle stand points would you use? I normally jack the car up using the black rubber point by the driver and passenger doors and would then throw an axle stand under the control arm to...
  11. E60 Active cruise control.

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi. I'm new to to this forum and to BMW's. I've been looking in to buying my first BMW. A 5 series E60. In doing so i have seen some 2007,2008 models advertised with active cruise control. On the forum I have seen people mention the cruise control stalk for ACC being different to the standard...
  12. Turning volume control just gives static

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hi I've got a logic 3 PlayStation sound system which has a amplified subwoofer and it connects to two speakers. It worked great until recently but now all I get when I turn the volume up and down is the sound of static. I bought another similar device at a carboot sale for £1 yet this appears...
  13. Auxiliary Heating Remote Control Pairing?

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Can anyone tell me how I pair the BMW Auxiliary Heating Remote Control Fob to my BMW X6 (F16). The remote was not with the car when I purchased it as an approved used car from a dealership. They sent me the remote after ordering a replacement, but it needs to be programmed to the car and the...
  14. check control

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    OK so the car dings and puts up the red car in stilts symbol plus the brake warning symbol is this 'worn pads'? It's overdue for a service as well
  15. Front suspension control arms.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Front passenger side ball joint has some play in it so I am going to replace both control arms and bushes. The problem is what brand do I go for. BMW stuff is very expensive but there is a huge range of other makes available of varying prices. Does anyone know who makes the OEM ones?
  16. Cruise Control

    2003 BMW 330 ci No green light when cruise control is turned on.
  17. 2015 F20 116D, Stability control and engine management light

    Hi All, It is my first post to this site and I was wondering if it would be possible to have some assistance with a problem I currently face. My wife has a 2015 F20 BMW 1 series 116d. While driving down a dual carriageway at 60mph with cruise control on and the vehicle threw up a message saying...
  18. Traction control problems

    General BMW Discussions
    Hiya. New here and this is my 1st bmw. I always drive older golfs but decided I needed something reliable (?!) for work.. It’s a 118D coupe and I’m having problems with the traction kicking in, I changed the runflats to mitclin all climate to see if this worked. It didn’t, I’ve had a diagnostic...
  19. Control deviation/ code 01. e39 tds

    BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hello all. I fitted an e39 tds engine into a 1967 mk2 jaguar. To cut a long story short. I replaced the original Auto ECU with a one from a manual car as my ECU went into limp mode after being fitted with a manual box. Thats not my issue. In limp mode it would struggle to get up to 40mph...
  20. Location of Headlight vertical aim control sensor

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone! I'm new here, having recently purchased a 2013 BMW 320D M Sport F30. I, like many other F30 owners have the dreaded "Headlight vertical aim control failure" message. (nothing new there then!) I think my problem may be a little different so please let me explain. 1: I have the...