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  1. BMW E31 - Stop poking the Viscous Fan! A better way to test and technical description

    Technical Guides for the BMW E31.
    For years the common advice regarding testing of the viscous-coupled fan is to poke it with a newspaper - well, stop it! Here's how to test it, how to replace it and how it works:
  2. 0001fff1 : no description after clearing 30ea

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi as above I had a 30ea Denox cat sulphurised fault . Cleared it with a c310+ and checked the codes a couple of days later . Don’t get any codes apart from the one above . Does anyone know what this means ? Many thanks
  3. 320D M47 E90 vibration over 1400RPM -NICE STORY IN DESCRIPTION

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello all , I have this vibration problem at a minor scale, but probably is just beginning . Actually when the car is under load, 3000rpm sounds really bad . I got a 320d M47 2006 with only 87k on the clock, and I got it from an auction .The mileage made me bid for it , not so sure I did the...
  4. Aircon trouble - 1 fault without a description

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Couple of days ago I did a full diagnosis on my car and found 1 fault in the airconditioning module; it just says 'fehler 2' and has no description. Erased it but came back on right away. No luck on google either, anyone know what it might be? My car has dial controls, and is a 12-2000 320i.
  5. Is there a website that will give you the full description of a car came with???

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey i know this will most prob sound like a silly question but as but the title states is there a website that if you input a number plate will show all the details of what came in a car, as in and extra bmw packages the car come with, or even a full breakdown of the cars specs as im looking to...
  6. Car Salesmen - are they all (insert your own description here)!

    General BMW Discussions
    So, car salesmen; are they all the same? I popped into a BMW dealer a few days ago, as I'm considering taking the plunge and buying a 1 or 2 year old low mileage 3 series. I just wanted to find out what their warranty and fixed priced servicing covers, so I can make an informed decision. What...
  7. autotrader cheap skate w*****s this annoys me check the price then read the description

    General BMW Discussions
    2000 BMW 3 SERIES 318 Ci 2dr Coupe 1.9 if ya guna con autotrader why would u trust him to buy a car off what a clown
  8. 200x E60 and E39 informative engine description link

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I'll put this here but if useful could it be moved and stickied as it applies to the M57 engine (and rare M67). The bit about how the engine mounts work is quite interesting, I never knew they were so complicated inside! Now the link:- http://www.scribd.com/doc/56011951/BMW-Common-Rail
  9. Car description from new

    General BMW Discussions
    Any idea where I can get a printout or information about what extras etc my car was ordered with when new? Ive asked at the dealers before when I had both my e36's and they were always more than happy to oblige with a printout of what extras it was ordered with, colour, wheel options etc. I...
  10. 2002 E46 320d tramlining description please

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    ok i want to know i my car is tranlining or not, it is drifting side to side kind of like tramlining however i thought tramlining is where the steering is pulling with the lines of the road, my e46 is just drifting with no pulling of the steering wheel is this how a e46 tramline or do i have a...
  11. VANOS Description

    General BMW Discussions
    WIKIPEDIA shows the following Information regarding VANOS. Thought it maybe useful to some people VANOS (Variable Nockenwellen Steuerung) is an automobile variable valve timing technology developed by BMW in close collaboration with Continental Teves. VANOS varies the timing of the valves by...
  12. 1997 E36 328 - I've got a random clutch problem(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all. Not that long owned this car but i've got a problem where every now and then my clutch starts slipping. I'll try and explain best as i can. Its not all the time and i notice it more in 3rd gear except today it done it in 3rd, 4th and 5th. Im going along doing a normal speed in normal...
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