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  1. mounting point failed due to corrosion

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi has anyone ever came across a failing mount point? One of the The plastic blocks started to push into the sill underneath. Is this something fixable or is this the end of the car's life? i doubt it would pass MOT in 3 months like this.
  2. Door bottom corrosion

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Anybody have any idea if there is anyone supplying new door skins for an 8-series? I have some corrosion problems at the bottom of my passenger door along the seam and do not want to buy a complete new door. Used doors are in short supply, it would seem, and even if I found one, there is nothing...
  3. 2005 E46 320d exhaust holder broken

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, so I have a problem with my exhaust [E46 05 touring].. From bottom of my car I could see "thing" attached out like cable or something. Later I checked it and it seems it was exhaust holder with rubber which reduces vibration. Now its detached because of corrosion. I took this rubber out. I...
  4. Corrosion on a 1997 1.9 Z3

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi, I am buying a 1997 1.9 Z3 on Friday and need some advice on what to look out for, the advisories on the MOT are: rear service brake efficiency only just met fuel tank support straps corroded front suspension areas coated with underseal nearside rear tyre wearing low and starting to...
  5. Corrosion on sunroof panel

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    My 840ci Sport has no rust except some crustiness appearing on the edges of the sunroof panel. What is the most cost effective fix? I think finding a non rusty sunroof panel will be difficult so should I be looking to remove the sunroof panel and paint if off the car?
  6. Number plate light corrosion (E46) - dismantling and fixing

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, Apologies if this has been done to death, but I couldnt find anything which specifically covered fixing corroded number plate light units (rather than replacing the full rear handle or converting to LEDs. Annoyingly, Halfrauds missed a rear number plate light being out on my original...
  7. Number plate light corrosion (E46) - dismantling and fixing

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, Apologies if this has been done to death, but I couldnt find anything which specifically covered fixing corroded number plate light units (rather than replacing the full rear handle or converting to LEDs. Annoyingly, Halfrauds missed a rear number plate light being out on my original...
  8. 2005 E63 630i - Door Mirror Mount Corrosion

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    hi all, any thoughts on this? The door mirror mounts appear to be made of cast aluminium alloy. Both sides showing signs of corrosion and the nearside one has actually lost paint as shown in the pic. Is it worth trying to rub down, prime and repaint? Or is that going to look crap? Otherwise I...
  9. Alloy corrosion

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Picked up my 3year old 118d couple of weeks ago from main dealer one of the wheels had been replaced at a cost of £400 due to corrosion :thumbsup I could not fault any of the others but after washing the other day two of them have corrosion round the centre caps obviously caused by removing caps...
  10. E65 Wheel Corrosion

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, Went to view a potential purchase of an 2005 E65 750i. The inside of the wheels appeared to have some considerable corrosion with flaked paint and some pitting. Is this a common issue? Should I be concerned? Thanks in advance, Tom
  11. E92 335i Alloy wheel Corrosion 313m Wheels

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there quick question around a warranty claim for alloy wheel corrosion on the 313m wheelset... I have corrosion and bubbling on all of the wheels and significant clouding and discolouration under the lacquer. I bought the car used at 2yo the car is still under the 3 year manufacturers...
  12. BMW corrosion warranty

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Does the 12 year Anti corrosion warranty cover window trim? I've noticed there are some bubbles at the garbage of the rear side window trim, obviously this is a water trap and a possible design issue? My trim is gloss black. I was going to rub it down and paint it myself, but if I can get Bmw...
  13. E46 320d Corrosion Warranty work

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi I had work done under the 12 year Corrosion warranty about 3 years ago to repair and respray one of my front wings. I have spoken briefly to another BMW garage as the rust appears to be coming back on that wing. They said it would not be done under the warranty but should be repaired by the...
  14. Help with Corrosion Warranty

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi guys, I have a small amount of corrosion on my April 2004 330Cd, around the driver’s side sill and passenger’s side rear arch. This is covered in the 12 year corrosion warranty which came into effect January 2004. I purchased the car in November 2012 and whilst doing an inspection before...
  15. e61 Brake Pipe Corrosion - MOT FAILURE

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, My '05 535d e61 went in for an MOT after recent brake fluid and oil service and I expected it to sail through. How wrong could I have been!? My indy told me the following: Your car failed the mot on rusty front to rear metal brakes pipes. The repair costs are £267+vat parts, £420+vat...
  16. Corrosion warranty 2005 e46 320d sport

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Does anyone know if this is covered on bmw corrosion warranty? Its on both rear arches also front passenger wing bubbling and under numberplate on boot lid? Thanks
  17. Brake pipe corrosion

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Is it a big job getting the brake pipes done on my 2002 330d sport? They are pretty badly corroded and won't pass next MOT I'm sure.
  18. BMW 12 year corrosion warranty (reg. after 1/1/2004)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. So I know BMW has a warranty on corrosion. I have small bubbles in the same place on each rear arch lip and very small bubble on the boot lid handle. I was just wondering if there is anything i should say (or not say ;)) to get it repaired under warranty? I know it will be difficult...
  19. 2002 e46 m3 converetible, how to remove laquer / corrosion from 19 inch alloys..myself ?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    HI was reading thru forums...good to be here.. I recently rescued an M3 Convertible in Carbon Black from a farmyard, well,... you would too, cant leave it to rot can ya ! :) So has anyone had experence of renovating alloys with bad Laquer and resulting corrosion plz ! i have a few ideas but...
  20. 2008 E60 520 M SPORT - corrosion of door frames

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I bought an Oct 2008 520 recently and I yesterday I noticed what appears to be some type of corrosion on the top of all 4 door frames. Could this be rust?? I find it hard to believe this could be rust. It looks like somne type of oil corrosion but I have no idea how or where this came from...
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