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  1. Looks like a dodgy place to put a runway

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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-45624436
  2. 2000 e46 325i - intermittent stalling, low power, dodgy idle [NEWBIE]

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there, I bought a BMW so I could learn how to fix my own car. Well. It's a trial by fire init! Mine has the M52TU engine. Symptoms: - usually down on power until 3k, then it really surges in - often stalls when being restarted hot and trying to pull away. Sometimes happens while driving...
  3. 320CD dodgy instant MPG/fuel consumption

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys/girls BMW 320CD M sport 2006 here. Strange issue, the MPG gauge on my car (the instant analogue one) has started misbehaving. Even a slight touch of the pedal and it rockets towards less than 20MPG, and foot down and it says i'm doing 0MPG!! Also if I put the car in neutral and coast...
  4. Buying an i8 but seems dodgy

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I'm very close to buying an i8 from a private seller, but I fear it is dodgy. The car has a private number plate and the seller has said the plate is included with the car. When I try to do a DVLA check on it's MOT history and even a HPI check, it comes back with saying the plate is...
  5. How does one sell a dodgy bmw?

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    Having replaced a leaking pipe with a new one from BMW just to find it leaking coolant like there is no tomorrow I have pretty much lost my patience with the car, I need a reliable car,anyway as it seems bmw owners like yourselves like to spend decent time at the weekend fixing their car I was...
  6. BMW and six other German companys dodgy steel scam

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    You just can not trust those dodgy Germans :D German carmakers raided in steel price-fixing probe | Auto Express
  7. Dodgy Spekers...

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi all. e46 2003 saloon. I've noticed for the last few months or so that the drivers Speker will stop emitting sound. the others will continue playing a CD or radio with no problem I have to either quickly turn the volume up high then immediatelylower to normal listening volume or give the...
  8. Factory defect or dodgy respray?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi all, Just bought a 325i on an 05 plate, only 60k miles and in lovely condition apart from this on the rear passenger side door: Does this look like a factory defect that was never sorted or a dodgy respray? If a factory defect would this be covered under warranty by any chance? I gather...
  9. Dodgy INPA readings

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I've got an INPA D-Can cable, so it shouldn't need pins to be bridged. The car and software communicate but to a limited degree. I'm starting to wonder if my ECU is dodgy! Please see pics of fault codes...engine revs/coolant temps/rough running values won't read!! I know my inline...
  10. Are all BMW's this dodgy or am I just unlucky!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, A couple of years ago my wife got a E93 325i Auto with the M Sport pack. Lovely car, fun to drive, roof off is a blast etc. Bought the car as BMW approved used from Stratstone BMW Leeds on Sheepscar Way. Had about 20k on it when we bought it. This is the first BMW that either of us...
  11. Dodgy door (passenger side)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, My passenger door on my 323 e36 coupe seems to have dropped slightly and looks like it is not shut properly. Does anyone know the reason and how I can fix this as it annoys the hell out of me every time I see it :( Many thanks !
  12. Is this a dodgy buy? Need some advice :)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Went to look at A 330d e90 manual today 2007 with 105k miles on it. I know I have already put this question in the 3 series section, but both cars share the same engine :) Firstly the service history was in km as well as miles? Can that simply mean that a button was pressed and all the dealer...
  13. M3 E36 dodgy "hopping" idle

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello My dad's vehicle recently had a new folding soft top roof fitted. The person who did it said that a BMW main agent needs to "intitialise" it. When we got the car back from the guy a dodgy idle was evident where it hops up and down. The car was stood for a fair few weeks so thought maybe...
  14. Help! E46 (2001) 320 Diesel - Dim Rear Lights and Fogs on very dim - Dodgy trailer wiring??

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi All, New to E46 ownership. Had mine for a few weeks now and very happy with it, but I am now having problems with the rear lights. I purchased the car with a towbar and on purchase, tested the wiring socket with a trailerboard. All was fine - so I didn't check it any further. Since then...
  15. Horrigrinding noise and dodgy sterring when turning leaft. E39 530D Auto

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone, hope someone could help me in the right direction On my new to me E39 530D Auto 2001 When I turn left I get a horrible grinding noise on the front right wheel and the steering is no way near responsive. The harder I turn in the worse it is. Its weird, Its not a brake pad grinding...
  16. Dodgy E36 throttle.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have a 1991 'H' reg E36 320i and the throttle hesitates and judders as though it is in second gear when setting off and it will also hesitate slightly at low speeds. BMW fitted a new ECU and air flow meter about 5 years ago because of other problems but this problem has stayed. Does anyone...
  17. e36 M3 dodgy handling

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Right, will do my best to explain this and need some advice on what it is likely to be: When cornering under hard acceleration the front end of my bmw seems to slip suddenly and needs major correction to catch it and control the car. I have changed the rear front wishbone bushes for poly ones...
  18. 2010 520 D F10 with dodgy steering

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have been a long term BMW driver/owner, prior to the current Series 5 F10, Diesel SE Automatic, I have had X5, 530D , and 2 off 525's, and always been very happy with the cars and support. My current car has developed a wandering feel when in straight line motoring and constantly needs...
  19. 1995 E36 coupe 323 dodgy fuse blowing problem

    Auto Electrical Forum
    dunno if anyone else has had the same problem but number 37 fuse on my 1995 e36 coupe keeps going, burning out almost instantly now, it's clearly shorting somewhere but I have no idea where. This fuse goin causes sidelights on the drivers side to go out and the instrument cluster, main beams and...
  20. dodgy regastrations on e36

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys as some of you knwo iv got a e36 coupe on an R reg, well apparently, basically i was going through the old service history and noticed it had a diifferent regestration in 2007 being a private plate and on the service sheet it come up with the vehicle year being 1986, iv done reg searches...
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