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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, hoping someone can help! I'm frequently getting new fault codes appearing as the car is going into limp mode in 3rd gear under load (high revs / uphill in particular). I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction for: 1) A diagnostic code reader I can purchase which is...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    so we had the mobile mechanic out( very good service) to read the 4x4 ABS and hand brake dash lights they came back 5E5C wheel speed sensor direction of rotation detection , the sensors are new, so very confusing he reset the codes and had a reading of no fault, but the lights are...
  3. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi all, I have just put my Z4 through an MOT had an advisory stating suspension arm rubber bush front deteriorated. Can anybody point me in the right direction to the correct part for replacement..? Also my roof motor needs replacing, Can anybody point me into the right direction of somebody...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Looking to replace my original air suspension hoses on my E61 2004 - I have read numerous times that people replace for braided lines (?) - PLEASE Where do I find these elusive parts ? Tried here, Tried Google - I can only think i'm typing the wrong term in the search engines ! PLEASE...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey all. I'm a fairly new E46 owner, I bought the car cheap (Scrap value) due to it being too old, and too dirty to sell on a forecourt. I'm working through the niggles, but one keeps rearing it ugly head. Problem I have, is my EML randomly pops up, normally after sitting in traffic for an...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    How do you remove the complete fitting of the direction indicator front on 320d 2004
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I have a problem, I think, with the steering. When I turn the wheel to the right it seems to take a second for the car to bite in and turn. It just seems a bit loose. I did hear a clunking noise as well once when I turned the wheel while stationery. My tracking/alignment is ok, the...
  8. Introductions
    hi there i have just bought a 1995 bmw 318is coupe and just wondered were i need to be on this site to chat about same types of cars and make a few freinds with same cars any help apretiated cheers chris.:thumbsup
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I removed the airflow sensor 2 days ago but could not figure out the best way to clean it. I couldn't even see the small sensor inside because of the way the circle grill-mesh thing is made.. Looking at the pic I have taken below, you can see the circular mesh part which recieves the airflow...
  10. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I have a 2001 E46 320D 4 door saloon. Stock speakers, Alpine 113BTHAL Headunit, Fusion 9001D 850W RMS amp, 2 12" Kenwood KFC 3013's in a sealed enclosure 400W RMS 1200W Max each. The sealed enclosure is in the trunk at the moment, which would be the best direction to face the subwoofers...
  11. Motorsport and Drifting (BMW related)
    07 August 2011 IDS Drift Challenge together with the DTM Race Olli, myself and some other drifters has some great fun. The known track on the Nürburgring – Müllenbachschleife was the place to be. However against the usuall race direction, so going the Schumacher S downhils with quite some speed...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi there, I have recently replaced the capacitor in my air con/heater controls as it was turing itself on and off constantly and would only ever come on when it felt like it. Since then it has worked brilliantly (and was allot easier than i thought it was to do). However it still does not blow...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi can anyone show me anyones hid installation threads ive done a search and cant find anything,i know there there as ive read them before cheers.
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi ive just fitted some ac schtnitzer coilovers. i cant remember which way the camber plate goes back in / which way is the arrow supposed to point. ive refitted it with the arrow facing to the front of the car.im not sure this is right as the wheel appears to be closer in the arch to the...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have a 2005 530d M-Sport with BMW professional Sat Nav / satellite navigation. Yesterday the sat nav started acting very funny. When I start my car the sat nav shows me at my correct current location. But when I drive, the sat nav shows me driving in the OPPOSITE direction, and then thinks...
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